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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Business: Financial Guardian Makes Quiet Growth
History of the Financial Guardian company, an insurance brokerage firm started in 1970 at 912 Baltimore Avenue and moving with expansion to the "penthouse suite atop the Penntower Building at 3100 Broadway"...
Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect
June 11, 1905
Biographical sketch of Charles Ashley Smith, or Charles Smith (1866-1948), a prominent Kansas City architect. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1887 as a draftsman for architect William...
Biographical sketch of Charles Putnam Todd Woodbury, or Charles Woodbury, a lawyer at 1016 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1889 at 337 Garfield Avenue and coming to Kansas City in the 1910s, becoming...
Biographical sketch of Chester Smith, president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company at 1330 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1888 and starting out as a lawyer and accountant involved in the...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of Garrett Ellison, a realtor with offices at 919 Baltimore Avenue, born in Des Moines in 1863 and raised in Kansas City.
Cover: Libraries as Equity Building Blocks
Illustration and description of the plans for renovating "the majestic First National Bank Building at 10th Street and Baltimore Avenue" in Kansas City into "a state-of-the-art public library main branch"...
Biographical sketch of David Victory Whitney, or David Whitney, president of the Kansas City College of Pharmacy at 1721 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1864 and starting out as a journalist with...
Dean W. Graves Sets Up Office
File containing a photo and biographical article about Dean Graves, an architect with Urban Architects at 1004 Baltimore Avenue, formerly with Kivett & Myers, residing at 5328 West 67th Street in Prairie...
Deaths: Robert L. Winslow, Jr.
Photo and obituary for Robert Winslow, Jr., "55, of 4407 [West 66th Terrace], Prairie Village," Kansas, a certified public accountant with "Lunsford-Barnes and Company, accountants" (with offices at 912...
Portion of larger article about downtown. Includes a colored map of the 8 major districts downtown. Also included is a sequence of graphics detailing businesses and buildings of a 4-block area encompassing...
Developers Buy TWA Building
September 16, 2003
Lou Trigg and Roger Buford purchased the old 8-story TWA building at the southeast corner of 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue. They formed a partnership called TB Squared to redevelop it. TWA owned the...
National Register nomination form, item 7, page 1, for the Dixon Hotel at 1205 Baltimore Avenue.
Doggett Dry Goods Co.
Advertising card for Doggett Dry Goods Co. showing multiple views of San Francisco including: The Lotta Fountain; Stanford and Hopkins Residences; United States Branch Mint; Goden Gate Park; Hall of Records;...
Downtown, Northeast from R.A. Long Building
Postcard view of Downtown Kansas City, looking east from the roof of the R.A. Long Building
Partial front view. Also shows other buildings along Baltimore.
E. Kemper Carter
Biographical sketch of E. Kemper Carter, president of Carter-Waters Corporation at 2440 Pennway Street. He was born in 1884 in Saint Joseph, arriving in Kansas City in 1920 with the Sinclair Refining Company,...
Early Kansas City Theaters
This book contains information about early theater in Kansas City, including facts concerning the local theaters of the 19th and early 20th century. These theaters include: Auditorium, Century, Coates...
March 26, 1905
Photo and bio of Ed Orear, "prominent real estate dealer and treasurer of the Consumers' Bread Company." Born in Saline County, Missouri in 1857 and serving as Missouri state treasurer before coming to...
Biographical sketch of Ernest Howard, senior partner of Ash-Howard-Needles & Tammen, consulting engineers at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Toronto in 1880 and came to Kansas City about 1901 as...
Face to Face: Marcia Builds a Bunker
Photo and article about Marcia Johnson, co-preserver and tenant of the Bunker Building at 9th and Baltimore Avenues with "her W. A. Bunker's Restaurant" and residence nearby at 1536 Baltimore Avenue. History...
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