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E 39th Street
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Art in Kansas City
Two articles highlight the art scene in Kansas City: "Kansas City's Glittering New Galleries" and "Kansas City: A City of Art." The first article reviews the new Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum...
Photos and article about the apartments on the Country Club Plaza and Armour Boulevard managed by the Assured Rental Company, Incorporated (led by George Goldman and Herman Shapiro), in the city's "South...
Biography of Adriance Van Brunt(1836-1913), Architect
Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City E.D.A. Area Map
Street map of a portion of Kansas City, Missouri, primarily north of 39th Street and east of Oak Street, an area targeted for economic development by the Economic Development Administration and the Black...
Article profiles Tom Wayne, co-owner of Prospero's Books at 1800 W. 39th Street.
Street level view looking north on Broadway at 39th Street intersection. Buildings in immediate view to be removed for new drugstore construction. Tobler Flowers sign in view on building.
Broadway Boulevard at 39th Street
Street level view of the east side of Broadway at the 39th Street intersection. View is looking toward the northeast. Toblers Flowers shop is in view with a business named L. A. Graham Plumbing Supplies...
Cityscape: Corner Hardware Falls on Hard Times, Will Close--39th Street Store Feels Competition from Home Depot
Photo and article about the going-out-of-business of Johnson Sentry Hardware at 1800 West 39th Street in 2001 due to intense competition from a new nearby Home Depot discount hardware store offering lower...
Portion of Belleview Avenue between 39th Street and Westport Road was renamed Clark Avenue.
Comfort Food With a Cause
November 17, 2011
Restaurant review of and article about Anna's Oven, 1809 W. 39th Street. Anna's is part of a trend of philanthropic restaurants opening across the United States. Its purpose is to support the Friends of...
Deaths: Mrs. Martha Enloe
Obituary for Mrs. Martha Bliss Taylor Enloe, or Martha Enloe, dying at the age of 93, born in Mississippi, and with her late husband John Enloe "founders of the Greater Kansas City Foundation for Retarded...
Doorman Discovers Poetry in God's World
Biographical article about Whitfield Dobbins, an African American doorman at the Walnuts Apartments and religious poet working through his church, the Second Baptist Church at 3620 East 39th Street, with...
Facer School (Free the Children)
Article describing the experimental private elementary school called PACER School, at 1200 West 39th Street, stressing "creative problem solving; non-sexist activities, models and expectancies. ..in. ..an...
Focus on. ..Loretto Academy
Article arguing for the preservation of the former girls' school at 1111 West 39th Street.
Foreword: Renewing Downtown, One Building at a Time
Editorial article about the revival of parts (or "neighborhoods") of Downtown and Midtown Kansas City, especially the Crossroads District, 39th Street (in Westport or Midtown), and potentially next in...
Foundation for Exceptional Children
Brochure or pamphlet for the Greater Kansas City Foundation for Exceptional Children at 1014 West 39th Street, designed to help the mentally retarded or handicapped children.
June 17, 1932
Frank Cromwell overlooking the intersection of 39th and Gillham, from the north side of 39th east of Gillham. View looks south along Gillham.
Looking east from just north of 39th and Gillham.
Article describes Kansas City's "Green Impact Zone," a project to "transform KC's urban core into an economically viable, environmentally sustainable and socially responsible place to live." The Green...
Green Impact Zone Putting Funds to Work
Two-page article about the Green Impact Zone, bounded by 39th Street on the north, 51st on the south, Troost Avenue on the west, and Prospect and Swope Parkway on the east, that was initiated by U.S. Rep....
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