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Businesses -- Early
Power and Light Building
[Q]uickly became Kansas City's leading landmark. Photos and description of the 30-story building at 1330 Baltimore Avenue.
Kansas City's Famous Country Club Plaza District and Plaza!
[R]ecognized as 'America's greatest outdoor art gallery'.
Presbytery of Kansas City and Its Predecessors 1821-1901
[R]eligious statistics of the city in 1860 and other early history of churches.
Welcome to the First Annual Nite in Old 'Possum Trot: Kansas City's Frontier Celebration
[S]pecial program for the festival with historic "period" entertainment at Municipal Auditorium, replicating fanciful versions of the city in the 1800s.
Service Rendered to Mexican Groups in Kansas City, Missouri, through Guadalupe Center
[Semi-historical, semi-analytical thesis written about the Guadalupe Center, established in 1918, and about the history of the Mexican-American community.
History of the Square Between Oak and Locust Streets, and Missouri Avenue and Independence Avenue, in Kansas City, Missouri
[T]he only graveyard in Kansas City from 1847 to 1857.
Priests of Pallas Den
April 7, 1905
[W]e pass around Lydia Avenue and down this to Seventh and mention the original Priests of Pallas Den on a vacant lot at this corner. This is the first one they used and in which they held their great...
The Story of Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri, 1897 to 1936
A 12 page typewritten paper from original records, photos, and newspaper clippings that were compiled and arranged by Chet A. Keyes.
Famous Burger Rolling Away
August 17, 2007
A 60-year-old Sedalia, Missouri, landmark called the Wheel Inn Drive Inn is scheduled to close on September 3, 2007. The restaurant is known for its Guber Burger, a "1940s era hamburger with peanut butter."...
Lewis and Clark Resources
A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.
Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War
A biography of Jesse James, noted Missouri Civil War guerrilla fighter and Confederate sympathizer. Author places this notorius figure in the context of the civil, political, and economical climate of...
Articles Written by John Edward Hicks
A collection of 163 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times authored by John Edward Hicks, a proofreader and reporter for the Star. Most of the articles...
Bob Berdella Murder Case
A collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the criminal activities of Robert A. Berdella and the subsequent investigation of those...
Misselhorn's Pencil Sketches of Missouri
A collection of sketches of Missouri scenes done by traveling artist Roscoe Misselhorn. Sketches from this area include the Country Club Plaza with the J.C. Nichols fountain and Giralda Tower and Seville...
Kansas City Business Journal--Building Kansas City 1985: A Chronicle of Construction and Development
A compilation of major real estate projects in metropolitan Kansas City, divided by sections of the city and type of land use (new and renovated office buildings, single- and multi-family housing, industrial...
National Biscuit Company: Kansas City Luncheon and Reception
A descriptive and pictorial review of the luncheon and reception given by the National Biscuit Company in celebration of the completion of its new bakery, at Central and Milwaukee Avenues, with many photos...
Early Airports Around Kansas City
January 6, 1960
A directory of early airports in and around Kansas City. For instance Roger Field, first used by C. P. Rogers on famous 1911 coast to coast flight.
Allen B. H. McGee
A framed (26 in. x 30 in.), charcoal drawing of Allen B. H. McGee by an unknown artist. Image may have been taken from photo found in book "Memorial Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri"...
Language of the Missouri Trail
A glossary of terms used by emigrants on the Santa Fe and other trails.
Frank Walsh and His Relationship With the Kansas City Star
A great deal of detail concerning Irish Kansas City lawyer and political figure, Frank Walsh. Includes information on his connection with the Board of Public Welfare, U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations,...
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