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Kansas City, Missouri...
George Fuller Green
George W Martin
C J Patterson
Entire issue devoted to information about Kansas City.
Kansas City Chronology
Kansas City Chronology: 1800-1963
Listing for 1938 of the construction of the new police headquarters building at 1125 Locust Street.
Kansas City Journal Newspaper
File containing photocopies of the Kansas City Journal newspaper from October 2, 1921 with photos of the paper's various building headquarters and its co-founder Robert Van Horn (1824-1916) and his residence...
Kansas City School System Organized in 1867
History of the Kansas City School District from 1867, with chronological lists of historic events.
Kansas City's Annexed Areas
Maps, illustrations, and information on the history of the geographical growth of Kansas City and its various city annexations and surrounding suburbs, etc., back to its beginnings. Related information...
Kansas City's Disasters in the Last Five Years
File also containing Kansas City Times article "Collapse Tops List of Tragedies in KC History," July 18, 1981, A11: 1.
Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department Speakers' Manual
List of the chiefs of police from 1874 to 1963 and a chronological history of the department, starting in 1853.
Kansas City, Missouri: Architects and Planners Collaborative
January 5, 1970
Research report on the construction and chronology of the "Albert G. Boone store."
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908
Chronological list and map of public school openings in the Kansas City School District, the first being Central High School on September 17, 1867.
Kansas City, This Is Your Life: 10 Events That Molded Who We Are
Illustrations and description "of Kansas City's top 10 defining moments: (1) the Ice Age and its shaping of Kansas City's terrain as "the West Coast of the country"; (2) Missouri statehood in 1821; (3)...
Information on the chronology of Kansas City Call citations about the Lloyd Gaines desegregation case from 1936 to 1939 in the Missouri State Supreme Court and United States Supreme Court. It is in regard...
Louis O. Honig Scrapbooks Finding Aid
1855-1951 (bulk 1937-1950)
Three scrapbooks compiled by Honig that has newspaper clippings, photos, etc., and information on Westport, Kansas City, and places in the state of Missouri. Louis Honig was the author of "Westport: Gateway...
Map of Early Kansas City
Generalized outline map of Kansas City area with text and drawings illustrating important events in area history.
Misery on the Missouri
Article about the frequent recent flooding of the Missouri River with a table showing the chronology of its 10 floods in the 10 years from 1943 to 1952 and resulting damages. Related information on the...
Missions among the Kansas Indians: Right Reverend John B. Miege, S. J., First Catholic Bishop of Kansas
Photos, illustrations, map, and extensive article on the history of Indian missions in Kansas, with chronology, descriptions, and depictions of prominent missions, missionaries (Bishop John Miege, Reverend...
Missouri State Capitols
The following is a chronology of Missouri state capitols: (1) 1804 Saint Louis as the commandant's headquarters for the Provence of Louisiana, (2) 1812 Saint Louis as temporary capital of the Territory...
Old Town Clock Tolls No More
History of the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence and its clocks, describing the chronology of renovations and additions to the building since its construction in 1836 and its clocks since the first...
One Thousand Years, 100 Moments
The article brings together 100 of the most significant people and events in the history of the state of Missouri. The entries are arranged in chronological order beginning with the American Indians and...
Our City, Our Century
Special section of the paper devoted to photos of the city from the 1900s, centering on "family, fun, work, special moments, surviving tough times."
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