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Children & Animals
Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
John a Horner
Missouri in Fiction: A Review and a Bibliography
Second in a series of articles about the representation of Missouri places in works of fiction, including the Kansas City and surrounding areas in the following works: (1) "Madison Hood" by Hamilton Drane,...
Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid
This collection contains over over 140 glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, and assorted prints. The images are primarily of Native American peoples, cowboys, and “Boomer” settlers in Indian Territory...
Nicolai & Michaelis
Advertising card for Nicolai & Michaelis showing a chained dog lunging, teeth bared, at a man tumbling over a fence, his belongings flying every where. Caption says: "The dog I left behind me." Back of...
Ninth Street Dry Goods Company
Advertising card for Ninth Street Dry Goods Company showing a girl and boy in traditional Dutch dress shaking an umbrella at a dog. There is a windmill in the background. Lower right corner says: "Series...
Photo, illustration, and article about George Graham Vest, or George Vest (a lawyer and later a national senator from Missouri) and his famous summation defending Old Drum the dog in the 1870 trial over...
Photos and information on Old Drum, a famous dog of Warrensburg, Missouri, with a statue of it at the courthouse there.
Old Drum Revisited
Biography of Old Drum, the famous dog of Johnson County, Missouri, memorialized in a statue on the county courthouse in Warrensburg, Missouri, as "a tribute to kids and dogs and memories of those special...
Parks and Recreation Department Statistics
February 28, 2007
Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has 212 parks, 130 ball diamonds, 116.5 surface acres of lake, 109 tennis courts, 55 shelters, 20 soccer fields, 19 miles of exercise trails, 18 football fields,...
Advertising card for Phoenix Saloon showing a man in a white apron holding a knife and waving his fist at a dog running away with a large leg of pork. One of two cards with similar design. Caption says:...
Police Dogs Demonstration
Exterior view, believed to be a police dog demonstration in front of the Kansas City Scottish Rite or World War Memorial Building building located at Linwood and the Paseo. Demonstration associated with...
Poultry Supply House
Advertising card for the Poultry Supply House showing a poorly looking rooster standing on one leg with head bandaged. Caption says: "Don't Worry! Conkey Will Cure Me." Bottom of card says: "Conkey's Poultry...
Prairie Dogs on the Santa Fe Trail
Fourth in a series of articles describing wildlife encountered on the Santa Fe Trail. Prairie dogs are described; included are historical accounts of encounters with prairie dogs on the trail.
Puppies for Parole
In 2002, prisoners began training dogs for C.H.A.M.P. (Canine Helpers Allow More Possibilities), a program that trains and provides service dogs to disabled individuals free of charge. The prisoners were...
Article about the life of pet greyhound dogs after their racing careers.
Reknowned Hunting-Dog Trainer Buddy Baier Dies
September 24, 2005
Notice of the death of Buddy Baier, a nationally known hunting-dog trainer from Peculiar, Missouri. He died September 21, 2005 at the age of 79. He was a pioneer in the dog training and hunting field....
Richard E. Byrd
Commander Richard E. Byrd with dog and unidentified people, posed outside Union Station.
Riding to Hounds
Article and photographs celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Fort Leavenworth Hunt, a traditional foxhunting event.
Robert F. Hunter, Tailor
Advertising card for Robert F. Hunter made of two cards tied together with a blue ribbon on the lower right side. Top card shows a girl in a straw hat hugging a puppy. Lower left corner has number 373...
Rothschild's Display Window
Sleeping dog on sidewalk in front of Rothschild's display window, southwest corner of 10th and Main.
Rudy Vallee, Unidentified Woman, and Dog
Rudy Vallee posing with seated woman holding small poodle.
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