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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Chicago, Alton & st L...
Negro Business Review
September 22, 1939
Photocopies of perhaps the entire issue of the Negro Business Review magazine or newspaper from September 22, 1939, filled with articles, photos, and especially advertisements about Kansas City African...
Postcard of the Pergola at 10th Street and the Paseo
Petticoat Lane, Christmas Crowns
Postcard of Christmas crowns and decorations at 11th Street and Walnut
Quantrell Motion Picture
Exterior view of an unidentified motion picture theater which is showing Quantrell or the Cold, Cruel Wars of Northern MIssouri in four big reels. Includes entrance to theater and advertisements out front...
River Quay Building Sign
Sign painted on south side of building located on the east side of Main between 13th and 14th.
SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid
Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...
SC119 Drovers Telegram Ledger Finding Aid
The Drovers Telegram ledger consists of “Articles of Incorporation” for the Drovers Telegram Company; minutes from directors’ meetings; a list of salaries, expenses, and earnings; and newspaper articles....
The Adverettes of Kansas City Collection contains newsletters, membership rosters and news clippings relating to this ladies’ auxiliary club.
SC172 Kansas City Advertising Club Collection
The Kansas City Advertising Club Collection contains newspaper clippings, pamphlets, rosters, publications, and newsletters relating to the organization.
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....
SC44 Priests of Pallas Collection
This collection contains items relating to the annual Priests of Pallas festival held in Kansas City during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The events were comparable to Mardi Gras in New Orleans...
SC58 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...
SC59 Local Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid
ca. 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...
SC63 Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
SC8-1 Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid
Collections consisting of various rosters, programs, notes, membership cards, etc., of Kansas City area clubs.
SC8-2 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.
SC89 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...
Sears, Roebuck & Company
Postcard of the Sears, Roebuck & Company store on East 15th Street
Southwestern Milling Company
Promotional postcard for the Southwestern Milling Company
August 29, 1936
This printed program for the play "Surging Forward: A Pageant of Unionism" was presented by International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union at the Music Hall of Municipal Auditorium. Besides having advertisements...
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