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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
"Out of the Ashes"
Article on the aftermath of Quantrill's Raid on the town of Lawrence, Kansas and its residents. Following the August 21, 1863 attack in which almost 200 men and boys were killed, surviors of the raid struggled...
'Mother of Youth Court' Dies
July 4, 2005
Kansas City humanitarian Mildred Watson served as the first female commissioner in the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court and was referred to as "the mother of youth court". She died...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
A Busy Key for Him
Photo and biographical article about William Schoenhard, or Bill Schoenhard, retiring in 1953 from his "50-year career of selling clothing to young men of Kansas City" as "owner of the Schoenhard's Boys...
A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional Difficulties
File contains an article about the Marillac Center, a mental health center for children, a product of the Kansas City Orphan Boys' Home originally in Westport, merged with orphan girls' homes, and now...
A. H. Whitney Co.
Advertising card for A. H. Whitney Co. showing a boy standing in a pond facing off with a frog sitting on the bank. The boy holds a pitch fork behind his back and the frog is pointing a gun at the boy....
A High School That Works
August 9, 2006
The class of 2010 will be the first graduating class from Cristo Rey Kansas City, a Catholic, college-prep high school. Students spend one day a week working primarily in a business and this helps to pay...
Biographical article about Anna Edwards, a teacher retiring after 58 years of service, beginning her career in 1916 at the Ashland school until becoming "principal of the Kansas City Boys' Orphan Home"...
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....
Advertising Card Scrapbook
A hardbound scrapbook containing 82 pages of advertising and calling cards plus 5 unused pages. Cards are mainly for businesses outside Missouri, but some Kansas City businesses are represented on pages...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 37 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards. Four cards are very small cutouts of people, two playing music, one Asian, one with a monkey. The other five cards show the following:
1. A large brown...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 40 with Boys Playing
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a boy playing a game or prank, getting in trouble, or doing some work. Images include a handstand,...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 41 with Boys Playing and Women
Scrapbook page containing 31 advertising cards. Six of the cards are 4 x 7 cm. and show boys playing a game or prank or getting in trouble. Activities include wading, eating an apple, and holding a baseball...
Amputee Fights to Recover
November 30, 2008
Mel Deng, one of the "Lost Boys" from Sudan who was sent to Kansas City, suffered another tragedy. A work injury forced surgeons to amputate his forearm.
An Interview With Antonio Sandoval
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 Asencion Hernandez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded December 22, 1977. 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 typed guide to contents....
An Interview With Esther Rocha
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 26, 1978. 2 sound cassettes (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 typed list of contents....
An Interview With Frank Hernandez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 19, 1977. 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 a typed contents list....
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