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Anderson Photo Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Interior view in church of youth/teenagers gathering around a piano and playing ping pong. Individuals are not identified.
Unidentified youth group posed together, location or individual identification not given. Name "Dollie Callins" is written in pencil on the back. Photograph is also a postcard.
Exterior view of a youth choir and director in robes standing on the steps of the church.
Exterior view of youth choir standing outside of church entrance. Identified as Palm Sunday, minister Herb Duncan, organist Roland Reproth, directors Frances and Mary Helen Meyer.
Exterior view of church youth choir standing on church steps on a Palm Sunday. Members not identified. Minister is Herb Duncan standing in back row with organist Roland Reproth and directors Frances and...
Exterior view of youth choir standing on church steps on Palm Sunday. Identified on the back row: Mary Helen Meyer, Roland Renroth, Herbert Duncan, Francis Meyer. Children are not identified.
Youth Agency Gets $1 Million Grant
October 11, 2002
Article relates that Steppingstone, an agency that serves Kansas City-area homeless and at-risk youths, received a $1 million federal grant October 10, 2002. Steppinstone's parent agency, Evangelical Children's...
Wyandotte County, Kansas
Land ownership map of Wyandotte County, Kansas, showing U.S. and state highways, roads (paved, gravel, and graded), railroads, electric lines, state lines, county lines, city limits, sub. division boundaries,...
Wright a Self-Assured Innovator Here
Photos and biographical article about nationally prominent architect Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) and his recent design of the Community Christian Church at 4601 Main Street, headed by Reverend Burris...
Wright & Wrong
File containing an article with photos, map, and biographical description of Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), "the father of the Prairie School of Design" and architect of three buildings in Kansas City...
Would Canonize 'Modern Saints'
Religious news reports about Kansas City, including a proposal by Bishop Edward R. Welles to canonize "early Episcopal bishops" of the Kansas City area, an international broadcast from the George Washington...
Worship Space is an Accoustical Place
October 22, 2006
Article discusses Visitation Church's status as "a sought-after venue by classical musicians" since its $13 million makover in June 2004.
Wornall Road Baptist Church Takes New Direction
Faced with a declining membership, the church at Wornall Road and Meyer Boulevard is now shared by several Baptist congregations: the "regular congregation," Midtown Community, Faith Bible Fellowship,...
Wornall Road Baptist Church
Full frontal and partial side view of the Wornall Road Baptist Church, 402 West Meyer Boulevard (northwest corner of Wornall and Meyer).
World's Greatest Bible Class for Women
Photos of Mrs. N. W. Dible (class president and organizer) and her "Women's Bible Class at the Linwood First Baptist Church" with "an active membership of over fifteen hundred women. ..indisputably the...
Woods Chapel Quadrangle
Topographical map of eastern Jackson County, Missouri, including Lee's Summit, Lake Lotawana, Prairie Lee Lake, and Jackson County Lake. Map also depicts schools, churches, cemeteries, railroads, highways,...
According to the local history index card, the Woods Chapel, or Cumberland Presbyterian Church, was located six miles north of Lee's Summit.
Wood Carving of "Last Supper"
Photo and article about the carving of the "Last Supper," a sculpture by William Rensing for the Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopalian Church of Leonardo da Vinci's original painting.
Exterior view of nine unidentified women attending the Kansas City Congregational Women's Retreat at Unity.
Composite of four photographs on a scrapbook page. Identified as a congregational Women's Retreat held in October of 1957. Some of the women are identified, location not given.
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