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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Centertown Teen Club Baseball Team
July 10, 1947
Group portrait of boys in baseball uniforms labelled "Centertown Teen Club" surrounding N. Emerson Paton and two other unidentified men.
Central High School
Postcard of Central High School
Central Legend Bush Ends Storied Career
File containing photos and biographical article about Jack Bush, "[l]ongtime Central High School boys basketball coach," retiring in 2001 at the age of 77. Coach in Caruthersville, Missouri before coming...
Change Ahead for Camp White
Contains an article about Camp White. Description of the camp, formerly Camp Bohoca, located at 126th and Blue River Roads in Jackson County. Originally a gift of 108 acres from Mrs. J. B. White to the...
Clippings about several charitable organizations and individuals, including the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations, the Florence Crittenton home for black girls, the Mental Health Foundation,...
Children At Church
Three unidentified young boys standing on the church steps.
Children Playing Marble Game
Men, women, and boys watching a game of marbles in progress.
Unidentified man and two boys with donkey in back of truck at the City Market.
Clay County, Missouri Falls
Exterior view of people gathered around what is identified on the back of the photograph as Fishing River Falls. Back also says Trysting place James Boys, Clay Co. near Kearney. It is believed this site...
Columbian Steel Tank Company
Promotional postcard from the Columbian Steel Tank Co
Conover Brothers Co.
Advertising card for Conover Brothers Co. showing a boy carrying a basket and a branch with blossoms walking down a dirt road. Front of card says: "Compliments of the Fischer Piano." Front lower right...
Corle Cracker and Confectionery Co.
Advertising card for Corle Cracker and Confectionery Co. showing a boy overlooking a town. Lower left front corner has number 43. Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card: Kansas City, Mo....
Country Club Plaza, 47th & Mill Creek Blvd.
Postcard of the Country Club Plaza at 47th & Mill Creek Boulevard
Deaths: Merrill S. Postma
Obituary for Merrill Postma, "59, president-elect of the board of the Ozanam Home for Boys," with residence at 4324 Belleview Avenue. Born in Wathena, Kansas and coming to Kansas City about 1916 before...
Diamond Paint Company
Advertising card for Diamond Paint Company showing a boy in overalls painting clapboard siding. The image is black and white but the paint on the wall and brush is red and the paint can is colored. Front...
Doing the Right Thing, Even in the Face of Danger
January 26, 2014
Interview with civil rights activist and 2013 Kansas City Public Library scholar in residence, Alvin Sykes. Sykes discusses his background and his experiences during the 1968 riots following the assassination...
Dr. R. Ott
Obituary for D. R. Ott, organizer of Ott's Boys Band in 1915, dying in 1961.
Drumm Institute: A Helping Hand with a Closed Palm
Illustrations and article about the Andrew Drumm Institute, a school and work farm for orphaned boys (but not delinquents) "southeast of Independence, Missouri," "founded by the late Andrew Drumm, a livestock...
E. Pinkert, Practical Furrier
Advertising card for E. Pinkert showing an image on a palette of two boys lending a hand to a girl on snowy ground. Front of card says: "E. Pinkert, Practical Furrier." Back of card says: "E. Pinkert .."."...
File containing photos and multiple articles about Earl Beck, "recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia" as appointed by his personal friend, President Harry Truman. Beck was an African American...
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