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Anderson Photo Company
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 63 with People
Scrapbook page containing 22 advertising cards of people and some animals, all cut to shape. Cards vary in size from 2.5 x 2.5 cm. to 11 x 12 cm. and show a cat, an elephant, a horse, Santa Claus, children...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 64 with Old Woman and Two Children
Scrapbook page containing ten small advertising cards arranged around a large card (22 x 30 cm.) showing two children putting a feather in an old woman's cap, perhaps their grandmother. The small cards...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 66 with People
Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards depicting people arranged around a central card with paper lace. The eight cards each have a color border and artwork showing the following:
1. A woman...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 72 with Babies
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards. Three cards show flowers, one with a dove, one with a shoe, and one with a hand. Six cards for "Sweet Home Soap," each show a person trying to care for...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 79 with Women and Birds
Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards with women and birds. Two cards show girls holding birds. Two cards show women in blue and lace dresses. Two identical cards show two long-tailed parrots...
African American Health Care
Interior view of two African American school children ready to receive immunization shots from an unidentified African American care giver.
Photos and information on Alan Wheat, a black Washington, D. C. lobbyist (50 years old in 2001) and a former national representative from Missouri in Kansas City from 1983 to 1994, involved in cases of...
July 2, 2003
Short article with photograph concerning Alice Margerum who has lived over 70 years in the Northeast area and the past 60 years in her current home. She was recently honored by the Order of the Eastern...
Interior view, children performing with musical instruments. Identified on back of photograph as: Piano-Mrs. Brink; Instructor-Alex Sakal; Clarinet- Mildred Showalter, Mike Welch; Violin-Ronald Figgins,...
School children on stage for unknown event. No identification of children. Photograph measures 8" x 10".
Unidentified class school photograph with children lined up on steps at the school. Photograph measures 5" x 7".
Full frontal and side view with children posed before building; located on northwest corner of 42nd and Summit.
Always a Helping Hand
December 31, 2010
Article describes minister and activist Sam Mann, who served 40 years as the preacher for St. Mark Union church, “a black church on Kansas City’s East Side.” Mann retired from the St. Mark Children...
Amazing Feet: Jim Cosgrove Turns Silly Songs Into a Serious Career
July 30, 2006
Feature story highlighting the career of Jim Cosgrove, also known as Mr. Stinky Feet. He is a children's entertainer who dresses in a Hawaiian shirt, khaki pants/shorts, sandals, and a baseball hat. Cosgrove...
Ambitious KCK Plan Unveiled
May 20, 2006
Children's Campus of Kansas City plans to develop a project in Kansas City, Kansas, covering approximately four downtown blocks. The public-private consortium plans call for three main components of the...
A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks
An Interview With Agustin Medina
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded April 13, 1981. 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 Agustin Rocha
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 14, 1978. 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. Includes a typed list...
An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen
An interview with musician Ahmad Ala-adeen. Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded July 27, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...
An Interview With Alfonso Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded October 20, 1978. 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. Includes a typed guide...
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