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M L Van Nada
William Rufus Jackson
Howard L Conard
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Businesses -- Early
Gladstone Boulevard, at Scarritt Point
Postcard of Gladstone Boulevard, at Scarritt Point
Seth Ward Family
Photos, illustrations, and information on Seth Ward (1820-1903), a pioneer real estate investor and western trader of Kansas City. Scrapbooks included from the Native Sons of Kansas City with notes from...
Friends of the Library
Photos and information on the Friends of the Library charitable organization for library fund-raising with book sales, etc.
Dawson, William L.
William L. Dawson, trombonist and composer, graduated from Tuskegee Institute in 1921. In 1925, he received the degree of bachelor of music from the Institute of Fine Arts, Kansas City, Missouri. In 1927,...
Missouri In 1861: The Civil War Letters of Franc B. Wilkie, Newspaper Correspondent
Under Part Two: The Fall Campaign of 1861, is Letter Fifth written from Lexington, Mo., Friday, September 20, 1861. Describes the Civil War engagement at Lexington, Mo. and contains a map entitled "Siege...
Table I. Important Expedition Incidents Involving Sacagawea
This table lists occurrences during the Lewis and Clark Expedition that involved Sacagawea and that were noted in the journals. For instance, 11/04 Appears at Fort; 1/05 Pregnant; 2/05 Baptiste Born; 5/05...
Aaron Douglas taught art at Lincoln High School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1923-1925. Painted murals in Fisk University Library, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1938.
Missouri Heritage, V.2
Section of the book entitled "Liberty Arsenal" tells the story of the federal arsenal located just south of Liberty, Missouri along the Missouri River. It was raided in 1855 during the early border warfare...
Book review of "FBI Man: A Personal History," an autobiographical work by former Kansas City agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigations Louis Cochran. Tells of his day to day work.
Book review of "The Imagination of Primitive Man" by Ralph Coe, "curator of paintings and sculpture" on non-literary people of the world, especially American Indians, with illustrations.
William Allen White Book Award
Photos, illustrations, and information on the William Allen White Children's Book Award established in 1952 at the Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia, Kansas for children's books authors.
Kansas City Social Directory
Book listing members of the socially recognized "high society," with ads for businesses and clubs.
Evan S. Connell, Jr.
Information about native Kansas City author Evan S. Connell, Jr., including book reviews, interviews, and photos. Descriptions of his life and writing career, calling him "the most impressive native fiction...
File contains publication about the country and family-styled restaurant and apple orchard.
Book review of "God Is for Angels" by Christopher Clark, an author born in Kansas City in 1911, describing the book's cast of characters in an industrial city.
Howard N. Monnett
File containing a pamphlet about the book "Action before Westport" by Howard Monnett, a native and Civil War historian of Kansas City writing about the events leading up to the Battle of Westport here,...
Dr. I. M. Ridge
Caricature of Dr. Isaac M. Ridge, Kansas City's first physician. from a 1910 book entitled "As We See 'Em" (MVSC 091.9 T48).
The City of Saint Louis and Its Resources
Index of business firms in 1893 Saint Louis in the back of the book.
Politics of Reform
Information from the book "Politics of Reform" by A. Theodore Brown.
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