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Bartle, H Roe
Statue of Liberty
1923-1929 (Bulk 1925-1...
Anderson Photo Company
Citizens Historical As...
'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines
Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.
. ..Presenting H. Roe Bartle: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about H. Roe Bartle, "chief executive of the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America" and later mayor of Kansas City in the 1950s. Also a nation-wide lecturer, veteran...
AC16 Vernon J. Brooks Collection Finding Aid
The Vernon J. Brooks Collection contains materials related to the employment and community accomplishments of Vernon J. Brooks.
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
Biographical sketch of Alexander Bettis, vice-president of the Kansas City Power and Light Company since 1924, starting with the company in 1904, before that working for the Home Telephone Company. Description...
An Interview With Henry Infante
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents.
An Interview With Reverand Ramon Gaitan
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded July 27, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
An Interview With Salvador Gutierrez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded February 27, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
December 16, 1966
File containing a photo and brief biographical article about Arthur Brock, black recipient of the Boy Scouts' Silver Beaver medal, resident of 2925 East 28th Street, graduate of Kansas University, "veteran...
Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader
Biography of H. Roe Bartle (1901-1974), Mayor of Kansas City and Boy Scout Executive
Biography of John B. Bisceglia (1891-1988), Clergyman
Boy Scout Troop
Interior view of what appears to be a Boy Scout troop probably sponsored by the Westminster Congregational Church at their church building. No individuals are identified.
December 5, 1954
William M. Rhodes founded Kansas City's first Boy Scout troop more than forty years ago at the First Congregational Church.
Boy Scouts Remember the Lusitania
June 1, 2015
Article on the namesake and history of the Theodore Naish Scout Reservation near Edwardsville, Kansas. A Kansas City engineer, Theodore Naish was an avid walker who purchased the original land for the...
Story about an overnight trip of Kansas City's Boy Scout Troop 188 to Carthage, Missouri, in 1989, describing its experiences in a farmer's acreage with coyotes, stories of the Younger and James Gangs,...
January 20, 1956
File containing a photo and biographical article about Charles Marshall, 1926 E. 24th Street Terrace," "one of 12 men awarded" the Boy Scouts' Silver Beaver medal. Native of Texas coming to Kansas City...
Churches Grow in Kansas City: Newspaper Series Points Up Advance in Building, Membership--Nazarene Evangelism Challenges
March 10, 1954
News of church and religious activities in the Kansas City area including the following: (1) a "recent series of articles in the 'Kansas City Star'" reporting an increase in church buildings and membership...
File has one issue of the "Citizens' League Bulletin," No. 400, February 16, 1929. Also included is a July 21, 1927, "Kansas City's Public Affairs" issued weekly by the Kansas City Public Service Institute....
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