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"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
"Doc" Brown Cake Walker
Manuscript about the famous Kansas City cake walker, Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
12th Street, East from Main
Postcard of 12th Street, East from Main
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...
AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid
1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989]
The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...
AC15 Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection Finding Aid
The Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection contains photographs of Kansas City, Missouri, street scenes ca. 1926.
AC46 Matchbooks Collection Finding Aid
The Matchbooks Collection contains matchbooks for businesses in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
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...
September 28, 1930
Car crashed into billboard advertising Camel cigarettes, located at 44th and the Paseo.
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...
American Sash & Door Company
Promotional postcard put out by the American Sash & Door Company
Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908
Various photos and drawings of automobiles of the first decade of the twentieth century. Early Kansas City automobile dealers advertisements.
Bards & Company's Business Directory of Kansas City, St. Joseph, Topeka, etc.
Entries and advertisements for businesses in Kansas City and smaller regional cities.
Billboards, Truck and Automobile
Truck and automobile parked near bluff, possibly Signboard Hill. Atop bluff are several billboards, the largest of which is an advertisement for Penn Vacuum-Fire Spark Plugs.
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
Promotional postcard issued by the Free Sewing Machine company of Rockford, Illinois, depicting the trousseau of a bride in the early 20th century.
Firemen extinguishing a smoldering fire that has destroyed an unidentified building. Several people are watching from a nearby street and filling station. There are several billboard advertisements in...
Sign painted on south side of building at 6th and Delaware in River Market.
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