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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. Do Unto Others: the Philosophy of William Volker Do Unto Others: the Philosophy of William Volker March//2003 This summary of the life of William Volker "is based primarily on Herbert Cornuelle's 'Mr. Annonymous'" the Story of William Volker'" according to a note at the end.

3. From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection--Kansas City. The William Volker and Company From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection--Kansas City. The William Volker and Company July 2007 Writings on William Volker have usually focused on his philanthropic activities rather than his business. Volker was an astute and hard-working businessman who expected the same of his employees. He built...

4. 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."

5. Kansas City's Philanthropic Tradition Kansas City's Philanthropic Tradition December 1, 2006 Article contains brief biographies of some the most important philanthropists in the history of Kansas City: Mary Atkins, Elizabeth and Uriah Spray Epperson, Ewing Marion Kauffman, Herbert and Linda Hall,...

6. Research Hospital Research Hospital Spring//1986 Entire issue devoted to the history of Research Hospital, beginning its existence under the name of German Hospital in 1886.

7. Roselawn The Historic Volker Estate Roselawn The Historic Volker Estate 2003 Detailed description of the 2003 Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXIV, Roselawn, located at 3717 Bell Street. The house was once home to Kansas City philanthropist William Volker.

8. 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...

9. Saving Place: William Volker's Legacy and His Beloved Ros[e]lawn Saving Place: William Volker's Legacy and His Beloved Ros[e]lawn Spring 2003 The author discusses the biographical book "Mr. Anonymous: The Story of William Volker" written by Herbert C. Cornuelle more than 50 years ago. Includes information obtained with an interview of Jean Cornuelle,...

10. 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.

11. The Home of Open Discussion The Home of Open Discussion May/15/1915 Photos of John Williamson, (first vice-president), William Volker (treasurer), and John Barber White (director and retiring president), officers of the "City Club" of Kansas City, organized in 1908 with...

12. 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.

13. The Politics of Philanthropy: The Contrasting Styles of Pendergast and Volker The Politics of Philanthropy: The Contrasting Styles of Pendergast and Volker Summer-Autumn, 2002 Article compares the similarities between the philanthropic efforts of Tom Pendergast and William Volker in Kansas City.

14. Welfare for Everybody Welfare for Everybody February//1948 Article about "the Kansas City welfare department--the oldest in age and one of the youngest in spirit in the United States--" and its general services for citizens. Discussion of neighborhood meetings,...

15. William Volker and Company William Volker and Company March 7, 1908 Ad inserted in magazine for Wm. Volker & Co. with Thomas Potter Sons & Co., Inc., color samples of floor oil cloth. Includes nine different patterns. Back side shows locations of the business in Chicago,...