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Urban Design Awards
Municipal Art Commissi...
Photograph, Color, 8...
Offices of Howard Needles Tammen & Bergendoff (HNTB) Architecture, located at 9200 Ward Parkway. Cary Goodman received an award for his design of this building.
Hyde Park Townhomes
View of townhomes located in the Hyde Park neighborhood, at 3735-45 Gillham Road. PBNA Architects, Inc. received an award for their design of these residences.
Independence, MO, Central High School
Postcard of Central High School in Independence, MO
Indiana Avenue Residence
View of residence at 2725 Indiana Avenue. Douglas Wasama and the Historic Kansas City Foundation received awards for their work in restoring this home.
Jack Straw's Courtyard
Elevated view of Jack Straw's Courtyard, a restaurant area. Architect Stuart Hutchinson, of McCoy, Hutchinson Stone Architects, received an award for his work in making the location among the most enjoyable...
Jackson County State Bank
View of Jackson County State Bank. Architects Patty, Berkebile, Nelson & Love received an award for their unique use of wood material in the design of this building.
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,...
James H. Shultz (Jim)
June 20, 2010
Obituary for Jim Shultz who formed "Sentry Security/Protective Alarms in 1969 which grew to be one of the largest privately owned alarm companies in the United States." Shultz served with many organizations...
Jasper's Italian Restaurant
June 25, 1905
''Celebrating 50 years,'' this book includes not only recipes but a history of the restaurant's founding family, Mirabile. Pages 127-128 has a timeline followed by a list of awards and recognitions.
Jazz Masters and Kansas City
Every year since 1982, The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has honored ''America's Jazz Masters." This article provides an overview of those musicians honored with the award who were born or grew...
Jerald "Jerry" Gershon
October 24, 2008
Obituary for Jerald Gershon or Jerry Gershon who died October 19, 2008. He was born in Kansas City on January 16, 1924, the son of Samuel and Ruth Gerson. He founded the company Chemical Commodities, Inc....
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...
Johnson County Library Honored as One of the Nation's Very Best
November 30, 2005
The Johnson County Public Library has been chosen by the Institute of Museum and Library Services as one of the top three libraries in the country. This includes a $10,000 award. The other two libraries...
Juvenile Detention Center
Intense care facilities of an unspecified juvenile detention center. Urban Architects received an award for the design of this building.
Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall Building Files Finding Aid
The City Hall of Kansas City, Missouri is located between 11th and 12th streets and Oak and Locust in the downtown area. It was built as part of the city's Ten Year Plan and opened in 1937. The local firm...
Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid
Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...
Kansas City Art Institute Earns 2009 Missouri Arts Award for Arts Education
"The Kansas City Art Institute is the winner of the 2009 Missouri Arts Award for arts education. The Missouri Arts Award is the state's highest honor in the arts." The Art Institute began in 1885 and "is...
Kansas City Dentist Receives Two Awards
Biographical article about Dr. John Bogert, "chairman of the U. S. Olympic men's swimming team" for the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, honored as the recipient of "the A. A. U. Swimming Award."
Kansas City Woman Flier Wins Many Awards
Photo and biographical article about Grace Harris, winner of international racing competitions starting in the late 1940s in America and Europe, in both airplanes and automobiles.
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of Colonel Daniel Burns Dyer, or Daniel Dyer, a businessman born in Illinois in 1849 and becoming a Unionist Civil War officer, afterwards moving to Kansas and then Kansas City in 1885...
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