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American Illustrating ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
"Black Capitalism" as Negro Hope
April 30, 1968
Biographical article about Booker T. Washington and his statements from around the turn of the 20th century about "black capitalism" being re-popularized by the Richard Nixon administration in the late...
"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...
'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C.
Entry for Viking Refrigerators, Incorporated, with the history of the company founded in 1904 by Walter S. Dickey, who also "manufactured miles of clay pipe for the town's water and sewer system and was...
'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End
November 15, 2006
The author in his column reminiscences about that part of the Northeast area known as "Little Italy" named because of the Italian immigrants who settled there. Includes pictures and text of the Badami...
100 Years in Kansas City
Images and article describing the histories of five Kansas City businesses over 100 years old. The article also includes a list of businesses 50 years old or more.
100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century
Chronological history of important Kansas City businesses of the twentieth century, starting in 1900.
10th Anniversary, Women Who Matter
Section of this issue of Ingram's entitled "we kc - women executives-kansas city" designed to celebrate the success of KC's most accomplished women executives. Included are 20 women with photos as well...
10th Street, East from Wyandotte
Postcard of 10th Street, East from Wyandotte
13th and Baltimore
September 5, 2014
Brief history of the southwest corner of 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue and Ned Eddy's family's businesses in Kansas City. The corner was the location of the upscale supper club Eddy's Restaurant from...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
18th and Vine: A Historical Map
Illustrated map of area bounded by Parade Park, Woodland Avenue, 19th Street, and the Paseo. Reverse side features descriptions of the businesses and buildings depicted on the map.
1903 Flood scene, tracks and railway cars with businesses in distance. Appears to be West Bottoms area. Identified as â€œFlood of 1903â€.
Aerial view of flood looking west across the West Bottoms from near the foot of the 12th Street Viaduct. Stockyards in view. Businesses in view include Stowe Hardware and Supply Company, Continental Electric...
Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Shows downtown Kansas City in the distance.
1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...
2004 Future of Business Awards Kansas City
October 1, 2004
This represents Ingram's first annual Future of Business Awards. Those businesses listed as award winners include: Ameristar Casinos, Inc., CommunityAmerica Credit Union, Datacore, Interconnect Devices,...
Street level view looking toward the northwest of the north side of 39th Street between Bell and State Line Road in Kansas City, Missouri. Businesses in view include Saigon 39 located at 1806 1/2 W. 39th...
50 Largest Area Employers. ..
Table listing the top 50 largest Kansas City area employers in 1984, with the following top notables: (1) federal government, (2) General Motors Corporation, (3) Bendix Corporation, (4) Missouri state...
65 Years of Service and Experience
Description of the investment banking company founded in 1885, at 916 Baltimore Avenue.
7th Street Scene
Former residences housing Grand Slam Liquors and other businesses; located on 7th Street east of Walnut.
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