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Dillenbeck, a L
Thomson, D P
Budworth, Claude L
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
Photograph/drawing combination of proposed 15th Street Trafficway. Skyline view looking southwest at area near 15th Street between Central and Broadway.
19th Century Playbill
Framed (9.5 in. x 17.5 in.) playbill printed on what appears to be cloth. "Broadway Theatre. E. A. Marshall, sole Lessee, Also of the Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia, Thomas Barry, Stage Manager."...
A Field Guide to the Crossroads Art District
May 1, 2005
Map depicting the area roughly between Truman Road (north boundary), Pershing Road (south boundary), Broadway (west boundary) and Cherry Street (east boundary). Includes drawings and identification of...
A Home District Beautiful
Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...
A Hub for New Disneys
October 12, 2010
"Kansas City is becoming an animation hub in the Midwest." A number of companies, including Bazillion Pictures, Branit FX, Real Media, and Trinity Animation, provide animation services for commercial enterprises...
A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America
Continuation of title: Situated between New Mexico and the Frozen Sea Together with the Course of the Great River Meschasipi.
Facsimile of 1698 map depicting Father Louis Hennepin's impressions...
A Map of the Country Club District
Map of the Country Club District with drawings illustrating people, places, and events in Kansas City history.
A New Dutch Colonial House with a Very Compact Plan
Illustration, architectural drawings, and caption about the new H. H. Halvorson residence at 630 West 62nd Street, designed in Dutch colonial style with garage by "architects, Martling & Brandenburger."...
Photograph of drawn head and shoulders portrait.
Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality
Article by Harbourne Belcher of the firm of Shepard & Belcher, architects of Kansas City, about addressing the needs of "domestic architecture," giving examples in the Country Club District and Mission...
Air Ports: Kansas City International
Photos, maps, architectural drawings, and description of the Kansas City International Airport designed by the firm of Kivett & Myers (and engineered by Burns & McDonnell with landscaping by Sasaki, Walker...
Albert Bushnell, Minister
Undated portrait, retouched with charcoal and ink, of Rev. Albert Bushnell, D. D. sitting at a table with an open book. On the front, lower right, signature of photographer, "Studebaker/911 Grand/KC."...
Alexander Franklin (Frank) James
Charcoal portrait of Frank James dressed in what appears to be a Confederate cavalry uniform. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. Not visible in the image is "Frank...
Alexander Majors House
Framed (11.5 in. x 13 in.) and matted color print which gives a full view of the front of the Alexander Majors house located at 8145 State Line Road. Captioned: "1856, Alexander Majors Historical House,...
Allen B. H. McGee
A framed (26 in. x 30 in.), charcoal drawing of Allen B. H. McGee by an unknown artist. Image may have been taken from photo found in book "Memorial Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri"...
Allen H. Parmer
Charcoal portrait of Allen Parmer (sometimes spelled Palmer) with pullover trimmed shirt worn over a checked shirt with tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to A. L. Dillenbeck.
Allied Commanders in World War I
Photograph portrait of the five allied commanders in World War I. Standing in uniform from left to right are Lt. General Baron Jacques (Belgium); General Armando Vittorio Diaz (Italy); Marshal Ferdinand...
American Drawings and Watercolors from the Kansas City Region
Photo (of one of his paintings) and biographical sketch of Frederic James (1915-1985), a watercolor painter and native of Kansas City "teaching at the Art Institute" and winning awards "for 'Argentine...
American Sash & Door Company
Unframed (18 in. x 26 in.) matted water color of the interior of what appears to be a bank. It contains teller windows but no identification as to bank. Label on back reads: "From American Sash & Door...
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