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1. 50 Years of Goodwill. ..and Four of the Many Lives It Has Brightened 50 Years of Goodwill. ..and Four of the Many Lives It Has Brightened August-September//1975 History of the organization and brief profiles of some workers.

2. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 History of the city's Welfare Department, starting under the name of the Board of Public Welfare in 1910 and grwoing under the direction of William Volker and later Frank P. Walsh.

3. In Memory of Kansas City's 'Mr. Anonymous' In Memory of Kansas City's 'Mr. Anonymous' October/7/1958 Portrait and biographical about William Volker (1859-1947), a Kansas City millionaire and philanthropist "from his arrival here in 1882 until his death in 1947 at the age of 88."

4. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Photo and descriptions of William Volker (1859-1947), a prominent philanthropist and window-shade manufacturer of turn-of-the-century Kansas City, born in Germany and emigrating here in 1882.

5. Sane Charity in Kansas City Sane Charity in Kansas City November/8/1913 Description of the operations of the city board led by Walsh and funded by Volker, performing functions such as free legal aid, inspection of dance halls, and other help for the poor from unemployment...

6. The Common Welfare: Mr. Anonymous of Bell Street The Common Welfare: Mr. Anonymous of Bell Street January//1948 Tribute to William Volker (1859-1947), "the city's wealthiest man," and his many anonymous philanthropies and charities.

7. The Making of To-Morrow: How a City Acts the Big Brother The Making of To-Morrow: How a City Acts the Big Brother April//1911 Article about the functions and operations of the Board of Public Welfare, headed by Volker, engaged in a variety of work opportunities for the destitute, with photos.

8. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography 1949 Portrait and biographical sketch of William Volker (1859-1947), "manufacturer and philanthropist" of Kansas City. Native of Germany emigrating to Chicago in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1882 as a...

9. Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of the United States Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of the United States //1942-1943 Biographical sketch of William Volker, a manufacturer and civic leader of Kansas City. Born in Germany in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1882 as president of William Volker & Company, manufacturers...

10. William Volker William Volker File contains photos, illustrations, and information on William Volker (1859-1947), a Kansas City philanthropist and furniture dealer known as "Mr. Anonymous." Native of Germany emigrating here in the...

11. William Volker Obituary William Volker Obituary November/5/1947 Obituary for William Volker (1859-1947), a window shade and home furnishings dealer and anonymous charitable activist. Native of Germany emigrating to Kansas City in 1882 with his William Volker Company...