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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Chicago, Alton & st L...
Biography of J. Logan Jones (1858-1945), Founder of the Jones Store
Biography of Mildred Kittell Ray (Mrs. Sam) (1895-1996), Teacher, Historian, and Writer
Boley Building Profile
The Miracle Scrapbook Finding Aid
"The Miracle," a religious pantomime based on a Christian legend, played in Kansas City from November 22, 1926, to December 11, 1926. The play was presented in Convention Hall which was transformed into...
Theodore Roosevelt in Kansas City
2 photographic postcards of Theodore Roosevelt and his Sept. 1, 1910 visit to Kansas City
John Taylor Dry Goods Company - Main Street
2 promotional postcards pictures of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company store on Main Street facing Petticoat Lane
A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986
A 314 page spiral bound booklet which features local big band leader Warren Durrett. It contains 13 chapters with content arranged in chronological order. Within the pages are photocopies of newspaper...
The William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art Kansas City Special Number
December 9, 1933
A special issue of The Art News published to commemorate the opening of the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art on December 11, 1933. The issue contains several print advertisements for art galleries,...
Foster Lumber Company
July 4, 1880
Advertisement for Foster Lumber Company.
Advertisement for hotel.
Advertisement showing 4-horsepower Cushman hoisting outfit.
J. W. Boyer
Advertising card for "J. W. Boyer, Gen'l Agent, Independence, Mo." Advertisements on the card are for shoe manufacturers.
Advertisements in the Missouri Gazette--1808-1811
Article describing and excerpting several early ads from the "Missouri Gazette" newspaper, "the first newspaper published west of the Mississippi river," in Saint Louis, from 1808 to 1811, and printed...
America's Tax Man Turning 90
July 29, 2012
Article featuring a profile and an interview with Henry W. Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block. Natives of Kansas City, Bloch and his brother Richard started H&R Block in 1955, running advertisements in the...
History of the Kansas City Police Department
Book filled with photos of police officers and prominent buildings and city scenes, in addition to business advertisements.
Catholic Churches and Institutions in the Diocese of Kansas City and Leavenworth
Book of photos and descriptions of many area Catholic churches, schools, hospitals, and orphanages such as Kansas City Boys' Orphan Home, St. Joseph Orphan Home for Girls, Old Home Littler Sisters of the...
Hollywood, Welcome to the Crossroads
August 3, 2011
Branit FX, a company in the Crossroads Arts District, creates visual effects for major motion pictures, television, and advertisements. Bruce Branit "opened his business in 2004 after working in Hollywood...
September 28, 1930
Car crashed into billboard advertising Camel cigarettes, located at 44th and the Paseo.
Christmas Postcard advertising Simplex typewriters
SC3 Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid
Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....
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