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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
The Boys of Autumn: World Series 1980
Royals reach the World Series by beating the New York Yankees in the playoffs but lose to the Philadelphia Phillies.
The Boys of August
A photo essay with text about the Chiefs training camp in the hot weather of August.
The Barstow School: Understanding Through Knowledge
March 1, 2005
Short article giving a brief history of the school, its mission, curriculum, tradition, etc. The school was founded in 1884 and currently enrolls more than 620 students in preschool through 12th grade....
Folder includes two different brochure type publications, one being a fold-out with numerous photographs included. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the department's regular...
Interior view of boys in a woodmaking class at the Thomas H. Swope Settlement located at 1608-10 Campbell according to the 1930 Kansas City city directory.
Storefronts At 2100 Block of Summit
Unidentified boys before stores on the east side of the 2100 block of Summit.
Stockyards, Kansas City
Unidentified men and boys examining cow in livestock pen. Also shows portion of Livestock Exchange Building.
Southtown History: Where They Lived
Photos and biographical description of Vassie James Hill, or Vassie Hill (~1876-1954), a resident of southern Kansas City ("on West 52nd Street next to Loose Park") and daughter of the founder of Pembroke...
Sorosis Shoe Co.
Advertising card for the Sorosis Shoe Co. showing an assortment of images illustrating "Colonial Days in New England" including a woman doing needlework identified as "Tambour Work," couples riding through...
Postcard of the Sharp Building
Scottish Rite Home School
File containing a one-page paper on the history of the Scottish Rite Home for Crippled Boys, opened in 1919, and its school opened in 1920.
Group portrait of unidentified boys posed before unidentified school.
SC8-2 Local Schools Collection Finding Aid
This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.
SC8-1 Local Clubs Collection Finding Aid
Collections consisting of various rosters, programs, notes, membership cards, etc., of Kansas City area clubs.
SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...
SC4 Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid
Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...
SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection
1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s
The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...
SC132 Plaza Dinner Playhouse
The Plaza Dinner Playhouse collection documents the company's dinner theater performances for the 1992-1993 season. The collection contains documents, press releases, correspondence, and photographs relating...
SC123 D. M. Nigro Collection
1944-1999 and n.d.
The D. M. Nigro Collection consists of publicity materials, correspondence, ephemera, and photographs created by or relating to Dr. D. M. Nigro of Kansas City. Nigro was a medical doctor, sports enthusiast,...
SC117 Map Collection
1642-2009 and n.d.
This is an artificial collection consisting of maps found in the Missouri Valley Special Collections. The collection includes historical, road, and geological maps, as well as travel guides. Most of the...
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