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James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid
1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990)
James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...
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...
JCC Launches Recollections Oral Memory Project
February 2, 2012
Article on the Jewish Community Center's oral history initiative in which teenagers collect and preserve the memories, stories, traditions, and values of their grandparents' generation. As part of the...
JFK Emergency Room in Storage Under Lenexa
January 29, 2008
The equipment used in the attempt to save President John F. Kennedy's life is now stored underground in Lenexa, Kansas. "The artifacts, known to archivists as the Parkland Memorial Hospital Trauma Room...
Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid
circa 1908-1950 (bulk 1920-1940)
Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...
John Campbell Compilation Finding Aid
The date of John Campbell's birth is unknown, although it is known he was a soldier in 1797. He was issued a license to trade with the Indians along the Missouri and Des Moines Rivers in 1822 and was in...
Charcoal portrait of John Thrailkill in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to A. L. Dillenbeck. Written in the lower right corner in black ink is "John Thrailkill."...
Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid
This collection contains material transferred from the Kansas City School District to the Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Valley Special Collections department, primarily in the early to mid...
Kansas City Map
First official Kansas City map is preserved in the Archives of the Native Sons of Kansas City. Another copy of this map is in the Snyder Collection at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Kansas City Museum Branches Out
May 5, 2010
Article reports on a partnership between the Kansas City Museum, Jackson County Historical Society, and LaBudde Special Collections of UMKC to create the Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America (GLAMA)....
Kansas City Regional Oral History Project Finding Aid
The five oral histories in this collection were created as a pilot project which was to serve as the model for a larger Kansas City Regional History Project. The subjects of the oral histories were selected...
Kansas City's Veteran at a Crossroads
Discussion about the memorial's possible future after closing in 1994, with new potential designs, especially for the World War I museum archives.
Kansas City, Mo. City Guide
Special section of Family Tree Magazine that profiles genealogical and historical research resources available within the Kansas City area. Resources relevant to land records, cemetery records, newspapers,...
Kansas City, Mo.: Statistical Facts Regarding Its Appearance in May 1857 and Its Subsequent Growth
[C]opy of a manuscript received by the Native Sons Archives of Kansas City on June 23, 1952, from the estate of Johnston Lykins Case and presumably written originally on January 1, 1859, by Dr. Theodore...
Kansas Trails, Tall Grass, and Trials as Experienced in the California Gold Rush Letters and Diary of James and David Lee Campbell
The author of the article shares with the reader some of his family's recorded experiences while on the trail west to the gold fields in 1850. James and David Lee Campbell left Clayton, Adams County, Illinois,...
KC Ballet's New Home a Remodel
April 21, 2006
The Kansas City Ballet has announced that they plan to renovate a historic power plant at 400 W. Pershing Road near Union Station. It will be called the Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity and...
Lewis and Clark Across Missouri: The Journey Begins
Map of the state of Missouri depicting the journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Fort Jefferson at the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, up the Missouri River, from November, 1803 to...
Lewis and Clark Across Missouri: The Journey Ends
Map of the state of Missouri depicting the return journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition down the Missouri River to St. Louis in September, 1806. Includes dates and locations of each expedition campsite,...
Lewis and Clark Resources
A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.
Library Receives Legendary Jazz Collections
October 21, 2009
Pam McShann, daughter of Jay McShann, has donated her father's papers to the Special Collections Department at Miller Nichols Library. The collection, which includes videos of interviews, photographs,...
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