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Circa Early 1900s
Ca1950s-1990s, [bulk ...
Circa 1908-1950 (Bulk ...
Photograph, B/w, 5 X...
Kansas City Public Lib...
Mayer, Merkel & Ottma...
Shields, Chas Sons
W B Jones
Carl Hoffman Music House
Advertising card for Carl Hoffman Music Co. showing a woman playing a piano next to a Christmas tree surrounded by children with candles. The piano has "Mason & Hamlin" on it. Front of card has two stanzas...
Clyde Hahn Scrapbooks and Other Material Finding Aid
circa 1920s-1980s (bulk 1950s-1960s)
Collection contains seven scrapbooks and other items compiled by Clyde Hahn, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Club. Within the collection can be found photographs, correspondence, newspaper...
Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid
ca1950s-1990s, [bulk 1960s-70s]
Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...
File contains information about former Missouri Governor Christopher S. "Kit" Bond, or simply Kit Bond, and his wife, including their personal Christmas cards emblazoned with their family photos.
Sheffield Steel Corporation
Folder contains two Sheffield Steel Corporation Christmas cards for the years 1940 and 1941. Each contains a reproduction from an original etching by artist Jackson Lee Nesbitt. Also contained in the folder...
H. Roe Bartle
Former Kansas City mayor and World War I veteran H. Roe Bartle as a young man on a family Christmas card that reads "Merry Christmas 'The Macs'."
Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid
circa 1908-1950 (bulk 1920-1940)
Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...
Merry Xmas--3-Billion Times [sic]
Photos and article about Hallmark Cards of Kansas City and its president Joyce Hall (pictured on the cover), selling "a sizable slice of" the 3 billion Christmas cards sent among Americans in 1950, showing...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 53 with People and Other Cards
Scrapbook page containing five advertising cards showing the following:
1. Two kingfishers, one flying over water, one sitting on a reed. Card says: "A Bright and Happy New Year."
2. Santa carrying...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 8 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising and calling cards showing the following:
1. A woman riding a horse jumping over a stone wall. Card says: "Faith Whitcomb's Liniment, Cures Rheumatism & Neuralgia..."...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 12 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in two columns showing the following:
1. Three women at a table looking on as a man reads to them.
2. A man on a horse roping a bull. Card...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 78 with Christmas Cards
Scrapbook page containing ten advertising cards with a Christmas theme. Of seven smaller cards, there are three with Santa, three with angels and flowers, and one with a woman in flowered dress and crown....
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 43 with Santa and Children
Scrapbook page containing ten advertising cards, all cut to the shape of their image, showing the following:
1. Santa carrying presents (two cards).
2. A girl with ringlets and a hat, holding a ball...
Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
Holiday Postcard Collection Finding Aid
circa early 1900s
This collection contains approximately 400 greeting card postcards for holidays, including: birthday, Christmas, Easter, Halloween, New Year's, Saint Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day, and Washington's birthday....
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