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Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 49 with Puns
Scrapbook page containing 23 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six (one card is missing). Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and illustrates a phrase in an unintended way, sometimes creating a pun, such as...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 69 with Outdoor Country Scenes, Lace, and Flowers
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards as follows:
1. Four cards are in the shape of a book, the front covers showing: a church in winter, a couple sitting on a bench, a woman in a field with...
African American Clubs
File contains the yearbooks for the following African American clubs: Book Lovers Club, 1923-24 to 1956-57; Junior Book Lovers Club, 1932-33, 1939-40, 1940-41; Alexander Dumas Reading Club, 1924-25; and...
African American Schools
Schools, in particular Lincoln High School, were a source of pride and "instruments of community and racial formation in the 1920s and 1930s" amongst the African American community in Kansas City. This...
African Americans in Early Kansas City Theater
This book contains information concerning African Americans and their participation in early Kansas City theater and entertainment. Information includes performers names and where they played. See the...
African Americans in Kansas City
File contains copied pages from a book called "Reflections in Black" about the history of African Americans in Kansas City.
African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers
This book describes some of the accomplishments and contributions African-Americans have made to Mid-Missouri. Included in the text are chapters on rag-time greats Scott Joplin and Blind Boone, focusing...
African Americans in Politics
Passage in book describes early attempts to get African American candidates on the ballot. Theron B. Watkins' unsuccessful campaign for city alderman and L. Amasa Knox's campaign for the state legislature...
African Americans in the Local Meat Packing Industry
The role of African Americans in the local meat packing industry is discussed in Chapter 2 of the book. Describes the conditions under which they worked as well as labor union practices.
Al Cosetta's Method of Success
November 11, 1954
Book review of "How I Found Success" by Kansas City author and businessman Al Cosetta, with photo and description of his "how-to" method.
Photo and bio of Albert Isaac Beach, or Albert Beach (1883-1939), mayor of Kansas City from 1924 to 1930 "under whose administration a city manager type of government was voted."
Two consecutive chapters of the book about Colonel Albert Boone and his dealings with the Indians and the federal government's escorts of Union soldiers in the early 1860s, including a discussion with...
Albert Bushnell, Minister
Undated portrait, retouched with charcoal and ink, of Rev. Albert Bushnell, D. D. sitting at a table with an open book. On the front, lower right, signature of photographer, "Studebaker/911 Grand/KC."...
Albert Gallatin Williams
Biographical sketch of Albert Gallatin Williams, or Albert Williams, a judge of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1835 and moving to Blue Springs, Missouri in 1852 as a teacher, becoming a western freighter...
Biographical sketch of Albert Holmes, "city treasurer of Kansas City," born in Iowa in 1876 and coming here in 1882, entering his father's real estate business until elected treasurer in 1904.
Albert N. Doerschuk
Photo of Albert N. Doerschuk, noted Kansas City pharmacist and historian. Doerschuk's portrait is presented along with his fellow Westport Improvement Association executive committee members.
Photo and bio of Albert William Peet, or Albert Peet, "president and general manager of Peet Brothers Manufacturing Company." Born in Cleveland in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1872 with his parents...
Photo and bio of Albert Peet, general manager of the "Peet Brothers Manufacturing Company," born in Cleveland in 1871.
Photo and bio of Albert Spaar, manager of "the Val Blatz Brewing Company of Kansas City" since 1893. Born in Milwaukee in 1864 and coming here in 1885 "as bookkeeper for this branch" of the brewery.
Photo and bio of Albin Kasper Longren, or Albin Longren (1882-1950), "a barnstormer, exhibition flyer, and a builder, designer, engineer, and manufacturer of airplanes," native to Leonardville, Kansas...
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