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Children & Animals
Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
John a Horner
Man in a suit walking two dogs on a dirt country road. Mailboxes are in view.
SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid
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...
SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid
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...
SC4 Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid
Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...
Advertising card for Siegfried Bros. showing three stereotypical Asian men frightened and running away from a large dog chained to a dog house. Caption says: "What d'yer soy? Ha! Ha! John Chinaman he eatie...
Small Child with Dog
Outdoor scene of a toddler posing with a terrier dog.
Spalding's Commercial College
Advertising card for Spalding's Commercial College showing child and dog in grass. Front of card gives information about the college: "Established Oct. 25, 1865 / Incorporated July 11, 1867 / J. F. Spalding,...
T. Lee Adams
Advertising card for T. Lee Adams showing a dog surrounded by cattails and reeds. Front of card says: "Compliments of T. Lee Adams, Dealer in Field and Garden Seeds. Telephone 432.." .D. Landreth & Son's...
The "Paw"-fect Place
Description of the Hyde Park home of Three Dog Bakery founders Dan Dye and Mark Beckloff. While Beckloff and Dye moved out of the city at one time to help their ailing dogs, they report that they were...
The Business, and Love, of Greyhounds
Article discussing the treatment of retired racing greyhounds.
The Dream Ride
December 20, 2006
The "Castle's View" column features John Broski and his huge collection of fire department memorabilia. The collection includes a 300-pound fire hydrant sitting on his porch, fire trucks, hoses and nozzles,...
The Echo of Old Drum
Illustrations and biographical article about the famous hunting dog of Missouri Old Drum (killed in 1869), eulogized famously in Johnson County, Missouri by senator George Vest.
The Faithful Dog
Author relates the court case initiated by Charles Burden seeking justice for the killing of his dog Old Drum in 1869 by Leonidas Hornsby near Warrensburg, Missouri. The judge, George G. Vest, who later...
They Left Rat Race to Tell Underdog's Tale
April 23, 2006
Article about Brandon and Jolie Boke who left careers as a physician and attorney, respectively, to make a movie about their aging dachshund, Pepper. The movie is "Pep Dog goes to Nationals".
Three Boys Crossing a Stream
Three boys in overalls and a dog crossing a rock ledge in a stream. The boy on the left appears to be holding a gig for spearing fish.
Truman Road Corridor Association Honors Two Members of the Year
Photo and article about the presentation of the Truman Road Corridor Association's Member of the Year awards to "Principal Jo Nemeth, McCoy Elementary School, and Barrett Prelogar, WinnTech Digital Systems."...
Two Lucky Dogs and the Town That Loved Them
Anecdotes about two beloved dogs in Hannibal, Missouri.
Weather or Not
Article profiles KSHB-TV weatherman Gary Lezak.
Who Shot Old Drum? An Historical Comedy
A 54 page photocopied typescript of a dramatical presentation concerning the trial of Old Drum.
Woman Walking Four Dogs
Unidentified woman in a coat and hat walking four Irish Setter dogs in a field.
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