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J D B de Bow
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
James C Malin
Boveri Realty Group
Colored Salt--Contented Cars
Photos (depicting Downtown or Midtown stores such as Super A& P Market, etc.) and article (written by the commissioner of streets and sewers) about snow removal on Kansas City streets using different types...
A series of articles focusing on the rebirth and redevelopment of Kansas City's Downtown district: 1) Still to Come: More Feet, More Fun for Downtown Kansas City; 2) Google's Grassroots; 3) Education;...
Dust Storms: Part One, 1850-1860
First of a three-part series of articles on dust storms in Kansas, including those affecting the Kansas City area from 1850 to 1860.
Dust Storms: Part Three, 1881-1900
Third of a three-part series of articles on dust storms in Kansas, including those affecting the Kansas City area from 1881 to 1900.
Dust Storms: Part Two, 1861-1880
Second of a three-part series of articles on dust storms in Kansas, including those affecting the Kansas City area from 1861 to 1880. Details of the dust storms of 1860 and 1880 with a reprint of an article...
Early Day Weather Documented in Society Archives
Article about using historical records to determine climatic changes in the Kansas City area, including extremes such as floods, snowfall, heat waves, etc.
Economic Indicators--January Figures Are Encouraging
General description of Kansas City's economy and employment climate.
Economies of 1867 Kansas City and Westport
Descriptions of Kansas City and Westport in 1867, concentrating on their economies, listing numbers and types of businesses (including the Westport Border-Star newspaper), climate and natural resources,...
Editorial Forum: The Kansas City Meeting
Article describing Kansas City's tourist attractions and general features (climate, history, etc.) for "the Kansas City meeting, the sixtieth annual conference of the American Library Association." Places...
Editorial: Kansas City, June 21 to 24 [and] Kansas City Itself
Accompanying articles about "the 30th annual meeting of the American Home Economics Association" in June 1937 at Kansas City, with a general description of the city and its geography, climate, and landmarks,...
Enterprise: Cavemen in Kansas City
Photos and article about the caves used in Kansas City for underground storage (especially Underground Storage, Incorporated, Inland Underground Facilities and Downtown Industrial Park) after being created...
Freedom Documents from Cole County, Missouri
Article with excerpts from and descriptions of freedom documents of former slaves in Cole County, Missouri, with a brief history of slavery across the state back to 1719 (their arrival as lead mine workers)....
George C. Sibley's Plea for the "Garden of Missouri" in 1824
Biographical article about George Sibley (1782-1863), chief factor of Fort Osage, Missouri from 1808 to 1822 and son of Dr. John Sibley (1757-1837), a Saint Louis physician and Indian agent "for Orleans...
Henry Burke, U.S. Agriculture Department
Postcard of Henry Burke of the U.S. Agriculture Department
Horace J. Peery and John T. Peery
View of Horace J. Peery and brother John T. Peery astride burros and beside a tent. Taken while traveling and camping out in Arizona. Both were the sons of Archibald and Elizabeth A. Peery and hoped that...
Hot Days Can Harm Elderly
Article about the dangers of the 1980 heat wave, pointing out hazards to the particularly vulnerable elderly at temperatures over 104 degrees.
If You've Too Much Climate, Try Climate Control: In the Missouri River Valley, You Are Smack in the Middle of a Trying Climate
Illustrations, map, architectural drawings, and article about the adaptations in housing necessary for comfortable residential living in the Missouri River Valley, including Kansas City and Saint Louis...
Inaugural Message of Governor Thomas C. Fletcher to the Twenty-third General Assembly of the State of Missouri
Inaugural speech of Thomas Fletcher as governor of Missouri about the state's history and various physical (natural resources, geography, and climate, etc.) and sociopolitical strengths in the wake of...
July 20-26, 2006
Article examining the racial climate at the University of Missouri--Kansas City, in light of an April 2006 study of the university by an auditor from the Center for the Study of Higher Education at Pennsylvania...
Jackson County Has Abundant Resources for Progress: And They All Add Up to a Healthy Business Climate
File containing an article with illustrations and information on the positive attributes (central location, transportation facilities, "health and research," agricultural and labor markets, etc.) of Jackson...
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