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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. 1220 Washington Building 1220 Washington Building 1986 View facing northwest of the 1220 Washington Building. The American Hereford Association bull is visible just to the right of center, above horizon.

3. 13th Street 13th Street September 26, 1952 Looking east along 13th from Washington.

4. 8th Street 8th Street 1905 Looking east along 8th Street from Washington. Slso shows street car.

5. 9th Street 9th Street 1888 Looking east along 9th from Washington. Shows cable car.

6. A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts July-August 1983 Biographical article about architect Phillip Drotts, working in Kansas City from 1904 until the early 1950s, "the designer of some of the city's outstanding structures." Photos and description of his career,...

7. A Study in Success: The Old Washington Street Station A Study in Success: The Old Washington Street Station April-May//1974 Article describing the restaurant across the street from the former street car powerhouse, with turn of the century interior design and atmosphere.

8. Benjamin Franklin Closing Nov. 8 Benjamin Franklin Closing Nov. 8 November/8/1973 Notice of the closing the Benjamin Franklin Elementary School at 1325 Washington Street, with students being transferred to Switzer Elementary School at 1829 Madison Street.

9. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Orville Leslie Carr, or O. L. Carr, president of the Mid-Central Fish Company at 1656 Washington Street. He was born in 1880 in Michigan and arrived in Kansas City in 1906, establishing...

10. Death of Jacob Ruf Death of Jacob Ruf February 14, 1955 Photo and obituary for Jacob Ruf, "founder with his four sons of the Ruf Realty company" and a pioneer aviator of Kansas City dying at the age of 82 at his residence at 3816 Washington Street. Native of...

11. First Catholic School in Westport First Catholic School in Westport February//1966 Story of the first Catholic school in Westport, on Washington Street between 39th and 40th Streets.

12. Forty Years Ago Forty Years Ago December 1, 1969 Higgs Terrace, once fashionable residential area adjoining the Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal church [now cathedral], is to be razed. It was erected in 1887 by Randolph E. Higgs.

13. Forty Years Ago Forty Years Ago January/5/1970

14. G.W. Potter, Jr. G.W. Potter, Jr. Photo and multiple articles about G. W. Potter, Jr., or Bill Potter, a suspense novelist in Kansas City writing under the pen name of E. L. Withers. Born about 1930 and coming to Kansas City in 1950 from...

15. George Weber George Weber January/8/1914 Obituary for George Weber (1849-1914), inventor of a gasoline engine and one-time president of the Weber Gas & Gasoline Engine Company. Native of Boonville, Missouri dying at his home at 1818 Washington...

16. Ice Houses Photograph Collection Finding Aid Ice Houses Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1932 This collection was originally a scrapbook entitled Description of City Ice Company of Kansas City Properties. It contains 50 black and white photographs as well as a typed descriptive page. It was dated...

17. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898? Photo or illustration of "West Eleventh Street from the north, between Broadway and Washington Street," in 1873.

18. Jay Holcomb Neff Jay Holcomb Neff Information on Jay Holcomb Neff, or Jay Neff (1854-1915), mayor of Kansas City in 1904-1905 and buried in Forest Hill Cemetery. Description of his life and career as a native of Indiana coming to Kansas...

19. Jay Neff Jay Neff 1968 (first edition 1950) Photo and bio of Jay Holcomb Neff, or Jay Neff (1854-1915), mayor of Kansas City from 1904 to 1905. Native of Indiana coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a realtor and owner of the Daily Drover Telegram,...

20. Jewish People in Kansas City Jewish People in Kansas City Clippings about the history of Jewish people and institutions in Kansas City, back to the 1854 arrival of Meyer Kayser and Moses Wolf, including photos of the Kehilath Israel Synagogue at 4238 Prospect...