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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Chicago, Alton & st L...
Geographically Correct Map, showing Chicago, Alton & St. Louis and Chicago, Kansas City and Denver Short Lines and Connections, and all Railroad Lines in the United States and Canada
Color map shawing the service area for the Chicago, Alton & St. Louis and the Chicago, Kansas City & Denver railroads. The area includes the East Coast of the United States west to Montana, Wyoming, Colorado,...
Postcard depicting Haymaking along the country roads
Legality and print acceptability issues in suspicious newspaper "help wanted" advertisements.
Historic Hotels of Missouri: Hotels, Inns and Taverns of 19th Century Missouri
Collection of reprinted advertisements, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, and other items related to hotels, inns, and taverns in Missouri during the nineteenth century. An index of Missouri...
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.
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...
Hotel Baltimore Illustrated: Kansas City, Missouri
Drawings, descriptions, and photos of the hotel designed by Louis Curtiss as well as related and unrelated advertisements for local businesses.
Postcard of the Hotel Commonwealth
J. W. Boyer
Advertising card for "J. W. Boyer, Gen'l Agent, Independence, Mo." Advertisements on the card are for shoe manufacturers.
Jitney Transportation Company
Folder includes the Kansas City Jitney Transportation Company published schedule for the week ending Feb.6, n.d. The publication contains many advertisements dealing with automobile needs and accessories....
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
Kansas Citian Aviation Number
December 18, 1928
Whole issue of the Kansas Citian devoted to aviation. Articles include: ''Kansas City as an Aviation Center'' (p.961-2); ''American Eagle Enlarges'' (p. 963); ''Kansas City Concern Makes Planes [Butler]''...
Liberty (Mo.) Tribune Papers Finding Aid
1800-1880s, bulk 1830s-1860s
This collection contains items crica 1832–1880s submitted to the Liberty (Mo.) Tribune for publication in the newspaper. They cover a variety of topics. Of particular interest are letters written from...
Street level view of the intersection of Main Street and 14th Street, looking toward the northeast.The east side of Main from 1325 south to 14th is in view. Signs painted on the buildings are visible for...
Sign painted on building located on northwest corner of 19th Terrace and Wyandotte.
Marshall's Auto Stores Sign
Street level view of a building with a Marshall's Auto Stores sign along the side of the building. Not determined if it is a Marshall's store or just an advertisement. Location unknown.
Mitchell Dry Goods Company
Promotional Postcard for The Mitchell Dry Goods Co.
Montgomery Ward Sign
Sign located on former Montgomery Ward warehouse, later the Tension Envelope Company; located at 819 E. 19th.
Postcard of the Muehlebach Hotel
National Live Stock Commission Company
Promotional postcard for the National Live Stock Commission Company
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