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Cows on Parade
J H Buford
Courier Lithography Co...
Biography of John B. Gage (1887-1970), Mayor
Biography of Annie J. Scott (1876-??), Missionary, Doctor, and Real Estate Developer
Biography of William E. (Bill) Vaughan (1915-1977), Newspaper Columnist
Q.: Where Was the First Golf Course in Kansas City?
F. G. Smith
Advertising card for F. G. Smith showing a man holding a stick sitting on a grassy knoll watching his cow drink from the edge of a lake near a stile. Caption says: "Spring." One of three cards each illustrating...
Flint & Walling Manufacturing Co.
Advertising card for Flint and Walling Manufacturing Co. showing a rural winter scene with a cow standing in the snow in the moonlight. Front lower left corner has number 751; lower right corner says:...
Peet Bros. Mfg. Co.
Advertising card for Peet Bros. Mfg. Co. showing a barefoot woman with a basket and jug walking down a path in front of a thatched-roof house followed by a cow and some geese. One of a set of two cards...
Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., The
Advertising card for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. showing two cows and a farmer and dog. Front lower left corner has number 792. Back of card has advertising copy and price list for teas and coffees....
Down on the (Shatto) Farm
December 26, 2010
Article profile about the Shatto Milk Company in Osborn, Missouri. Leroy and Barb Shatto run the 400-acre farm that has about 300 dairy cows. The company boasts 19 different flavors of milk, as well as...
CowParade Kansas City
Book contains color photographs of the over 200 decorated fiber glass cows that were on display in the Kansas City area in 2001. It also includes a timeline and a short history of the story of cattle in...
The Not-So-Secret Lives of Cows and Artists
Discusses the process by which the "Cows on Parade" exhibit was introduced, debated, and accepted.
Letter from Kansas City: The Bull Vanishes--Does Being a Cowtown Require the Presence of Cows?
June 11, 2001
Illustration and article about the removal of the bull statue atop the old American Hereford Association Building (to a nearby park in Downtown Kansas City) with the relocation of the architectural firm...
City File--Kansas City: Art, Baseball, Jazz, and Sacred Cows
Illustrations and article about the tourist sites of Kansas City, covering its basic scenery, cultural institutions, shopping and other entertainment centers, climate, history, "neutral non-dialect," prominent...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources
Photos, illustrations, and description of the T. M. Godfrey farm, "three miles east of Hickman Mills," Missouri, describing the owner of the farm and dairy, "spending thirteen years in building up his...
Postcard of the German Hospital
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 80 with Kansas City Businesses
Scrapbook page containing 11 advertising cards including four for businesses in Kansas City, Missouri. The cards show the following:
1. A woman's face over a field of cows. Card says: "The Great American...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 69 with Outdoor Country Scenes, Lace, and Flowers
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards as follows:
1. Four cards are in the shape of a book, the front covers showing: a church in winter, a couple sitting on a bench, a woman in a field with...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 4 with People and Scenes of Country Life
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards showing the following:
1. Rural winter scene of a cottage by moonlight.
2. Rural winter scene of a bridge by moonlight. Lower right corner has...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 25 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing six advertising cards showing the following:
1. Two girls picking flowers in a meadow.
2. A large white and black dog laying down. Card says: "Use Day's Soap."
3. A farm...
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