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1. Worldviews Worldviews October 27-November 2, 2005 Article reporting the loss of one of Kansas City's "most renowned eccentrics," Vince Roark. Roark was a habitue of the Westport and Kansas City Art Institute areas, where he was known for his complex "hypergraph"...

2. Willis Wood Theater Willis Wood Theater Postcard of Willis Wood Theater

3. William Suiter William Suiter 1938 Biographical sketch of William Suiter, president of the Suiter Farm Company at 1016 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Benton County, Missouri in 1892 and starting out as a banker in Osceola, Missouri before coming...

4. William Snower William Snower 1938 Biographical sketch of William Snower, proprietor of the Kansas City White Goods Manufacturing Company at 1819 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Austria in 1889 and emigrating to Kansas City in the 1910s as an...

5. William Smart Dies William Smart Dies January/19/1952 Obituary for William Randall Smart, or William Smart, "54, Missouri commissioner of securities" with residence at 4201 Baltimore Avenue. Native of Wakenda, Missouri becoming a lawyer in Kansas City in...

6. William Shelley Home William Shelley Home File containing a nomination form for the National Register for the William Francis Shelley, or William Shelley home at 3601 Baltimore Avenue, built in 1887-1889 as "one of the oldest original remaining...

7. William McCrum William McCrum March 22, 1905 Biographical sketch of William McCrum, "organizer and vice president of the Orthwein-McCrum Investment Company of Kansas City." Born in Kansas City in 1877 and becoming a stockbroker around 1900 until...

8. Willard Bross Willard Bross April 21, 1905 Biographical sketch of Willard Bross, vice-president of the Sinclair Coal Company, at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in 1875 in Nebraska, arriving in Kansas City in 1914 with the Midland Coal Company,...

9. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City October/14/1923 Portraits and biographical sketch of Lawrence Lehman, "manager [of the] Orpheum theater," born in Los Angeles in 1886 and coming to Kansas City about 1898. Starting out as "assistant treasurer of the old...

10. When the Rubber Hits the ...(You Name it) When the Rubber Hits the ...(You Name it) December 27, 2009 Profile of the Hanna Rubber Co., a manufacturer of hoses, seals, and a variety of other rubber products. The company was founded in 1925 and is currently located at 1511 Baltimore Avenue.

11. Westport Baptist Church Westport Baptist Church Church located at 3921 Baltimore Avenue, after merging with the Calvary Baptist Church at 9th and Harrison Streets. From the Souvenir Program and History of Calvary Baptist Church for the 100th Anniversary,...

12. Was it Bomb? Was it Bomb? January 4, 2008 Article describes a probable bombing of the First National Bank of Kansas City (14 W. 10th Street). An explosion, which injured nine people, erupted in an employee lavatory near the vault of the bank.

13. Ward Parkway Ward Parkway 1995 This illustrated book describes the history of the park and boulevard system, from Baltimore Avenue to 77th Street, 5.89 miles long, acquired in 1911-1920.

14. Walter Dunshee Walter Dunshee March 20, 1905 Biographical sketch of Walter Dunshee, "manager of the Chandler Pump Company," who was born in Illinois in 1868 and came to Kansas City in 1891, appointed manager of his company in 1897 and residing at...

15. Wallace Robinson Wallace Robinson 1925 Photo and bio of Wallace Robinson, a Kansas City hotelier residing at 3800 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Canada in 1866 and coming "to Kansas City in 1887 as assistant manager of the Avery Planter Company"...

16. Wall Street Wall Street circa 1890 Street level view identified in the book as "View on Wall Street." Business name at the building's 809 address is ?, Birkhart & Co., Abstracters. A horse and buggy are parked by the building. Photograph...

17. Vivian Shepherd Vivian Shepherd June 14, 1905 Photo and bio of Vivian Davis Shepherd, or Vivian Shepherd (ca. 1905-1992), "a founder of the Rehabilitation Institute" for the disabled in 1947 at 2700 McGee Street Trafficway (moved in 1950 to 3600 Troost...

18. Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 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...

19. Unusual Printing Feat Unusual Printing Feat June//1914 Article and photo about the Smith-Grieves Typesetting Company at Baltimore Avenue between 7th and 8th Streets in Kansas City, describing its 24-hour-a-day operations and "record of speedy production" in...

20. Truman Road Has Importance for Traffic and Business Truman Road Has Importance for Traffic and Business August 30, 1953 Photos and text about the changes in Truman Road since its renaming from 15th Street in 1949. "Used car market predominates along thoroughfare which extends eastward from Baltimore Avenue five and one-fourth...