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Urban Design Awards
Municipal Art Commissi...
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Craftsmanship Awards: Board of Education, Kansas City, Missouri
Photo and caption about the "Craftsmanship Award" given to the mural work by artist Arthur Kraft on the new "Public Library & Administration Building" at 12th and Oak Streets in 1960.
Story of a Maloney who spent time in prison and later became a writer, poet, and journalist, winning awards. He worked for the Kansas City Star and reported on the River Quay crime situation in the 1970s....
Critics Sing Praises of KC Chorale
December 9, 2007
The Kansas City Chorale and its director Charles Bruffy have received special attention. The combined forces of the Kansas City Chorale and the Phoenix Bach Choir have released three discs on the British...
Partial view of the Kansas City Power & Light Crosstown Substation, located at 18th and Holmes. For their work on this building, Kivett & Myers received an award for imaginative sculptural forms and use...
Crown Center Square
View looking northwest of Crown Center Square (Grand Avenue near Pershing Road). Architect Edward Larrabee Barnes received an award for his use of attractive architectural forms while serving human needs...
Daniel J. Bradbury, Nonprofit Executive of the Year
May 10, 2003
Dan Bradbury, Director of the Kansas City Public Library, was chosen by the Council on Philanthropy to be the non-profit executive of the year for 2003. Includes his picture as well as noting some of his...
March 24, 1952
File containing a biographical article about Lieutenant Dayton Ragland, a black "U.S. jet pilot now being held as prisoner of war in China." Son of the pastor of the West Paseo Christian Church and recipient...
Deaths: Mrs. Astrid M. Enna
Obituary for Mrs. Astrid Enna, "93, of 1022 E. 84th Terrace, an artist" born in Denmark and arriving in Kansas City in 1925, exhibiting her "water colors [sic] paintings, ceramics and porcelains at many...
DiDonato Brings It All Back Home to Kansas City
October 9, 2003
Article describes the career of Joyce DiDonato, a mezzo-soprano opera singer raised in Prairie Village, Kansas. The item was written in conjunction with DiDonato's October 9, 2003 performance in Kansas...
Full view of the residence of Dr. E. Grey Dimond, located at 2501 Holmes. Architect Tom McCoy received an award for his design of this home.
Dos Mundos Wins
March 24-30, 2005
Dos Mundos newspaper received the National Association of Hispanic Publications Inc. Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to this award, the publication received several special awards from the group....
Dr. Andrew Darton, Jr.
Obituary for Dr. Andrew John Wesley Darton, Jr., professor and instructor at Lincoln High School (1949-70), Central High School (1958), CMSU (1969), and University of Kansas in Lawrence (1970-1973), and...
Dr. James Hazlett Accepting Award
Back of photograph reads: President of State Board of Education, Terry Bond and James A. Hazlett, 1985 Pioneer in Education, August 12, 1985, Jefferson City, Missouri.
Dr. James Hazlett At Award Event
View of Dr. James Hazlett shaking hands with man. Back of photograph says James Hazlett, Forrest T. Jones. Taken during 1985 Pioneer in Education Award ceremony in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Dr. James Hazlett at Awards Event
View of Dr. Hazlett shaking hands with unidentified person. Taken at the 1985 Pioneer in Education awards event in Jefferson City, Missouri.
Dr. Valy Menkin Dies: K. C. U. Research Scientist Was 59 Years Old
Photo and obituary for Dr. Valy Menkin, "59, of 6716 Kenwood avenue, an internationally known research scientist in the field of inflammation." Native of Russia raised in Switzerland and becoming a winner...
March 21, 2009
Grant Snider, a dental student at UMKC, won the Charles M. Schulz Award, the national top collegiate cartonnist award. Includes a couple samples of cartoon strips and photograph of Snider with the article....
Duncan Architects, Inc. Offices
Partial view of the offices of Duncan Architects, Inc., located at 2500 Holmes. A courtyard connected these offices to the Duncan Residence; Herbert Duncan received an award for his work on these buildings...
Dutch Hill Place Apartments
View of the Dutch Hill Place Apartments, located at 611 E. 25th Street. Duncan Architects, Inc. received an award for their work renovating these front-porched apartments.
East 23rd Street Neighborhood Markers
Full view of one of four markers placed at the corners of the E. 23rd Street Neighborhood (23rd and Cleveland, 23rd and Jackson, 27th and Myrtle, and 27th and Jackson). Mark Moseman, of the Kansas City...
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