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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Ethel Massie Withers
Legality and print acceptability issues in suspicious newspaper "help wanted" advertisements.
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.
Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid
1923-1929 (bulk 1925-1928)
Jason Rogers was born in New York City in 1868. He dropped out of grammar school and worked his way up in the journalism trade to become an expert in newspaper publishing and advertising. He was the author...
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...
Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid
Collections consisting of various rosters, programs, notes, membership cards, etc., of Kansas City area clubs.
Local Schools Collection Finding Aid
This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.
Local Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid
circa 1880-1960 (bulk 1890-1930)
This collection of 49 boxes is arranged by imprint and state: Missouri, Kansas, and outside the local area and then by city, with the two largest groupings for Kansas City and St. Louis. Within the Kansas...
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.
Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...
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