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Withers, Helen B
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Askren, Robert G
Bill and Patrice Johns...
12th and Main Streets
Looking north along Main Street from 12th Street. On the right is the southwest corner of the Jones Store building. Harzfeld's Department Store is visible one block south, and signs for King Joy Lo Restaurant,...
12th Street, East from Main
Postcard of 12th Street, East from Main
31st Street and Troost Avenue
February 20, 1916
Intersection of 31st Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The Second Church of Christ Scientist is partially visible on one corner and Paul L. Hes... Drugs and the Westover Pharmacy on another....
A Dollar Short
Article describes recent attempts by the city to regulate temporary employment agencies downtown. Complaints of disorderly behavior by transients and drug dealers have precipitated a new policy stipulating...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Dr. R. P. Waring, "health officer of Kansas City." Born in Virginia in 1848 and coming to Kansas City in 1880 as a physician before being appointed city health officer in 1890, "introduc[ing]...
Activist of the Year
Article contains brief description of the Ad Hoc Committee Against Crime founded by Alvin Brooks, director of Kansas City's Human Relations Department.
America's Drug: Postcards from Tweakville
Photos and article about the rampant trade of the illegal homemade drug, crystal meth, in the Kansas City area and the police effort to stem it.
An Interview With Charles Briscoe
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 19, 1975. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...
An Interview With Jose Pedro Cedillo
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 27, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
Bad Medicine: Medical Knowledge and Practice of the Upper Missouri Fur Trade
The article begins with a summary of various medicines and medical practices used by fur traders on the North American frontier. The next section is a transcription of various portions of Robert Thomas'...
Beat the Devil: How to Deal with Drug and Alcohol Addiction
Discussion of treatment options for drug addictions.
Full frontal and side view of Bennett Building; located on north 7th Street. Also shows Gibraltar Building and Loan Association and Harry Abrams Drugs.
Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great
Biography of Jeanne Eagels (1894-1929), Actress
Blue Book of City Hall: Kansas City, Mo., 1924
Photos of the Municipal Farm and the "Women's Reformatory."
Community Members Respond to Closing of The Green Duck
November 11-17, 2011
Article about the outrage amongst community members over the closing of the Green Duck Lounge. Due to drugs and gang violence, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker is seeking to close the business...
Crime: True Confession
Photos and biographical article about Daniel Crocker, a 38-year-old former Kansas Citian returning in 1998 to confess his role in the murder and attempted rape (under the influence of illegal drugs) in...
D. Richmond & Son
Advertising card for D. Richmond & Son showing cherubs carrying a garland of flowers under a fountain made of a cologne bottle. Front of card says: "Perfumed with Hoyt's German Cologne / Fragrant & Lasting...
Obituary for David Smolinsky, founder of Parkview Drugs, dying at the age of 83 on August 2, 1951.
Drug House: Closed
The Kansas City Police Department and DART (Drug Abatement Response Team) recently closed down another drug house in the vicinity of 416 1/2 Montgall Avenue. The landlord and neighbors helped to see that...
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