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Floyd C Shoemaker
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Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile 358.3 - 323.4"
Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covered is Blue Mills to Lexington,...
Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile 398.8-358.3"
Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. Map covers Delaware to Blue Mills, "Mile...
Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0"
Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covers Lexington to Bakers,...
AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection contains photographic prints and negatives showing African American life in the Kansas City metropolitan area between 1949 and 1962.
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 57 with Portraits and People in Outdoor Scenes
Scrapbook page containing eight smaller advertising cards arranged artfully around a larger central card. Central card shows a woman holding a rose. Two small cards show a boy and a girl with flowers....
Aftermath: Down in a Hole
Illustrations and article about the fatal crash of "a Lockheed L-188 Electra" airplane carrying auto parts in Kansas City, Kansas during a failed attempt to land at the Kansas City Downtown Airport (formerly...
An Interview With Julia Gutierrez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded September 27, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has typed guide to...
An Interview With Sally Magana Ramos
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded February 10, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Arthur W. Lawson Is Killed: Cab Firm Head Hit by Truck
September 9, 1953
Vertical file containing a photo and obituary for Arthur Lawson, "53, president of the Consolidated Cab company," who was "fatally injured" when "struck by a truck." Lawson was born in Bunceton, Missouri...
Photograph of car in ravine off Manchester Trafficway
Damaged vehicle lying in a ditch in a wooded area. A signed tacked to the tree above reads "To The Races" with a pointing arrow.
Accident at Grand and 14th. Police ambulance at the scene.
Tow truck at accident.
Notice about the decrease in automobile-related deaths in Kansas City from 14 in 1934 to 5 in 1935.
Big Business and the Bench: The Part the Railways Play in Corrupting Our Courts
Second in a series of articles about "how the railways have worked to get certain points of law decided to their advantage," highlighting the case of Rube Oglesby versus the Missouri Pacific Railway, involving...
Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor
Black General and Wife Killed in Plane Crash
File containing a photo and obituary for General Roscoe Cartwright, "black brigadier general, retired," killed in a plane crash at the age of 55. Native of Kansas City, Kansas serving in World War II,...
Police officers and a crowd of people surrounding an overturned automobile. The building in the background appears to be General Hospital.
Chief Concern: Future Hall of Famer Derrick Thomas Faces His Toughest Challenge
January 31, 2000
Photo and biographical article about Derrick Thomas, "Pro Bowl linebacker" for the Kansas City Chiefs football team, future member of the Football Hall of Fame, and victim of a car accident resulting in...
Citizen Truman at the Bridge
Illustrations and biographical article about Harry Truman's (at the time a Jackson County judge) disrupted speech "at the interrupted Independence-Liberty bridge dedication ceremonies." Description of...
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