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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
''Boy and Goat'' (Sculpture)
''Boy and Goat'' sculpture, by Genrignani, in the pergola at the Edward H. Witte residence, 1243 W. 59th St. Witte was president of the Witte Engine Works.
20th Century Looks, 21st Century Livability
Article with photographs of exterior and interior rooms of a 7,000-square-foot, three-story house built in 1912 in Hyde Park. Owners are Allan and Carol Hallquist. Address is not given.
A Door With a Mind of Its Own Has a Message for Its Owners
Photo and description of the former home of James Vandergrift, "who owned the Hanna Rubber Co.," detailing the architectural features of the front fascade.
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 Last Hurrah for Josiah Moss
September 1, 1974
Photo and article about the Josiah Moss mansion in Saint Joseph, Missouri, built in 1891 on Sylvanie Street with an "authentic roof garden" and restored in 1974 by his grandson, Preston Moss.
A Slice of Kansas City History
July 2, 2008
Short article spotlighting a house for sale at 5301 Budd Park Esplanade in the old Northeast community. The author reports that it may have been the former home of Judge Azariah Budd.
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 68 with Winter Scenes
Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards. Four cards with similar design and theme show houses in snowy winter scenes surrounded by a gray border. Three cards are black with colorful scenes of...
Agency Chief's 'Resignation' Stirs Debate
June 29, 1986
News article about Vernon Thompson, a candidate for the Missouri House of Representatives and former executive director of the Citizens Housing Information Council, an agency that weatherproofs and re-models...
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,...
Alexander Majors Residence
The Majors Home at 8145 State Line Road, was built by Alexander Majors, one of the founders of the Pony Express, in the late 1850s. He was also a partner in the famous Russell, Majors & Waddell freight...
An Interview With Robert Parra
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded April 29, 1977. 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....
Architectural Drawing of Unknown Residence
Architectural pencil drawing (16 in. x 29 in.) of an unknown residence. Done by architect John Van Brunt, December 1907. House is a three-story stone and stucco structure.
Art: Architectural History of City Long Overdue
Book review of "Kansas City, Missouri: An Architectural History, 1926-1976" by George Ehrlich, former "president of the Kansas City Chapter of Architectural Historians and also chairman of UMKC's art and...
Artistic Neighborhoods: The 42nd Annual Vanderslice Kitchens & Homes Tour
Featured in this year's tour will be four private homes in the Rockhill and Southmoreland neighborhoods, as well as the Kansas City Art Institute's Vanderslice Hall. Homes featured include 4312 McGee Street;...
Baron of Brush Creek
Article describes the residential neighborhoods that William Rockhill Nelson created for newspaper employees just before the turn of the twentieth century. "The Hoosier newspaperman and homebuilder believed...
Blue River, Boat Landing
Postcard of Boat Landing at Blue River
Browning, King & Co.
Advertising card for Browning, King & Co. showing a leaf containing an image of a dwelling with water in foreground at dusk. Back of card says: "Browning, King & Co., Manufacturers and Retailers of Fine...
C. A. Murdock Mfg. Co.
Advertising card for C. A. Murdock Mfg. Co. showing a rural scene with cottage. Back of card has images of products and says: "Murdock's Great Four are Hecla Coffee, Pure Spices, Manhattan Baking Powder...
C.F. Morse Residence
Street level view of the Hyde Park neighborhood and the home of Charles F. Morse located at 36th and Warwick. The Samuel Jarvis residence is in view next to the Morse home.
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