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1. A Bit of the Real Cowtown A Bit of the Real Cowtown April 30, 2014 Article spotlights a large of collection of documents, blueprints, and other materials pertaining to the old Kansas City Stockyards that is currently being processed by the Missouri Valley Special Collections...

2. A Library Hall A Library Hall 2004-2005 Written by Phil Kirk, this poem refers to the Central Library of the Kansas City Public Library located at 10th and Baltimore. The first floor of the building is called Kirk Hall and is named after Phil...

3. Area Design Firm Gaining National Recognition Area Design Firm Gaining National Recognition May 26, 2010 Article discusses Dimensioinal Innovations of Overland Park, Kansas. The company has done "a wide variety of high-profile design tasks in the business, sports and government worlds" including the parking...

4. Biography of Thomas Wight (1874-1949) and William D. Wight (1882-1947), Architects Biography of Thomas Wight (1874-1949) and William D. Wight (1882-1947), Architects 2008

5. Central Library wins Preservation Award Central Library wins Preservation Award November 1, 2004 Kansas City Public Library's Central Library was "among 22 recipients in the country to receive National Trust's National Preservation Honor Award" in 2004. The Library's renovation of the former First...

6. County Election Engraving County Election Engraving 1854 Framed (33.5 in. x 41 in.) engraving of George Caleb Bingham's "County Election." Engraver was John Sartain (1808-1897). Engraving has been archivally restored and is on display periodically in the Central...

7. Critical Evaluations: Seven Projects, Seven Perspectives Critical Evaluations: Seven Projects, Seven Perspectives 2005 Kansas City architects, artists and others analyze seven recent building projects: Sixteenth on Summit condominiums, Sprint World Headquarters, Brush Creek Corridor, Liberty Memorial restoration, Kansas...

8. Director of KC Library Announces Retirement Director of KC Library Announces Retirement September/19/2002 Dan Bradbury, director of the Kansas City Public Library since 1983, announces his retirement. His last day of work is planned for January 15, 2003. During his tenure as director new branch buildings were...

9. Doing the Right Thing, Even in the Face of Danger 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...

10. First National Bank Interior First National Bank Interior March 2, 1936 Flowers decorating the lobby of the First National Bank, 14 W. 10th Street, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of that organization.

11. Global Grub Global Grub May 24-30, 2007 Brief article about the emergence of ethnic restaurants in Kansas City beginning in the early-1900s. Also mentioned is the "Eclectic Eats" program series held at the Central Library of the Kansas City...

12. Interior of First National Bank Building Interior of First National Bank Building 1953 Lobby interior of First National Bank Building, facing north. The building, located at 14 W. 10th Street, was restored and became the Central Branch of the Kansas City Public Library in 2004.

13. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library n.d. Full frontal and side view of the Central Library at 9th and Locust, looking northeast.

14. Kansas City Public Library Central Parking Garage Kansas City Public Library Central Parking Garage 2007 Book includes a two-page color photograph lof the parking garage at 10th and Baltimore in downtown Kansas City, associated with the Kansas City Public Library. The shot was taken along 10th Street and...

15. Kansas City Public Library Director Kansas City Public Library Director circa 1950s Full body view of Richard Sealock, Kansas City Public Library Director from 1950 to late 1968, He is standing with an unidentified woman and is holding a book probably taken from the bookcase behind him....

16. Kansas City Public Library Director Kansas City Public Library Director circa 1950s Partiall body view of Richard Sealock, Kansas City Public Library Director from 1950 to 1968. He is standing with an unidentified woman and is holding a book probably taken from the bookcase behind him....

17. Kansas City Public Library, Central (10th & Baltimore) Kansas City Public Library, Central (10th & Baltimore) File contains articles found in publications about the renovation of the First National Bank at 10th and Baltimore for the Central Library of the Kansas City Public Library.

18. KC Library Honored by Historic Trust KC Library Honored by Historic Trust September 17, 2004 Richard Moe, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, announced during the dedication ceremony for the opening of the Missouri Valley Room that the Kansas City Public Library had won...

19. KC Library: The (Re-)Making of a Legend KC Library: The (Re-)Making of a Legend February 1, 2004 Article details the history of the First National Bank building at 10th and Baltimore which recently became the home of the Kansas City Public Library's Central Library. The building was designed by Thomas...

20. KC Public Library Offers a Film Vault to Bank On KC Public Library Offers a Film Vault to Bank On May 23, 2007 The newly renovated Stanley H. Durwood Film Vault, located in the Central library of the Kansas City Public Library, will debut May 23, 2007. The state-of-the-art mini-theater is located in the large vault...