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Blue Hills Residential District
File contains photos, maps, and information on the Blue Hills residential district (and its various neighborhood associations) bounded by 47th, 63rd, Paseo, and Prospect Avenues in southeastern Kansas...
Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A.
Includes photo of the "residence of A. C. Swayze, no. 3747 Euclid Avenue," designed by Charles Smith.
Center to Adopt Name of Its First, Only Director
May 31, 1988
Article about Dr. Samuel Rodgers, the new namesake in 1988 of the Samuel U. Rodgers Community Health Center, formerly called the Wayne Miner Health Center. Dr. Rodgers was the first and only director of...
Center to Replace Old Clinic
May 30, 2007
The Samuel U. Rodgers Health Center is planning to build a new $20 million facility to replace their current clinic located at 825 Euclid Avenue. Part of the money to build is to come from the state and...
January 20, 1956
File containing a photo and biographical article about Charles Marshall, 1926 E. 24th Street Terrace," "one of 12 men awarded" the Boy Scouts' Silver Beaver medal. Native of Texas coming to Kansas City...
Deaths: King Hospital Director Found Dead at Age 33
Obituary for George Booker, the founder of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Hospital at 2525 Euclid Avenue.
Doorman Discovers Poetry in God’s World
August 15, 1968
Biographical article about Whitfield C. Dobbins, 2618 Euclid Avenue, a poet and doorman at the Walnuts apartments in Kansas City. Two of his poems published for his church are reprinted in the article....
Dr. Samuel Rodgers
File containing photos and information on Dr. Samuel Rodgers (1917-1999), an African American "Kansas City doctor and community health leader." Native of Alabama coming here about 1946 as a physician and...
Finding Common Ground
Illustration and article about the communication and cooperation among institutions "of disparate religions" of Kansas City, including Christian, Jewish, Islamic or Muslim, and Hindu temples and churches....
First Congregational Church
Postcard of the First Congregational Church at Admiral Boulevard and Highland Avenue, in Northeast Kansas City
Funeral Services Held for Mrs. Fannie Clay
June 5, 1953
Vertical file with photo and biographical article about Mrs. Fannie Bell Clay, or Fannie Clay, of 2619 Euclid Avenue. Clay "was employed by the Burns and Pinkerton Detective agency for many years and after...
Historic Homesteads and Beauty Spots of Kansas City
Article about Kansas City as "the American City of Homes," using the example of the neighborhood of "the Chase cottage, built in 1859," with a description of George Chase and his home purchased in about...
Hold Last Rites for Mrs. Sallie C. Love
Vertical file containing an obituary for Mrs. Sallie Love, a former music teacher in Kansas City and Rosedale, Kansas, with residence at 2623 Euclid Avenue. Love was born in Colorado as Sallie Jordan and...
Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance
Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. Charles Scott, a physician born in Vermont in 1849 and coming to Kansas City in 1883 as"joint owner in the palatial Kansas City Pharmacy on Fifth street [5th Street]"...
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of Edwin Cyrus Washburn, or Edwin Washburn (1853-1901), "a tinner and cornice man" of Kansas City. Native of New York coming here about 1886 with residence at 4133 Euclid Avenue.
KCResources, page 44
Lincoln Electric Park
August 29, 1915
Lincoln Electric Park, an amusement park for African Americans, was located at 20th and Woodland. Neaby residents protest the license granting the Lincoln Electric Park Company to operate a beer garden...
Madonna of the Trail Statue
File contains a small flyer for the 50th anniversary of the Madonna of the Trail Statue, built in 1929 at the intersection of Euclid Avenue and Foothill Boulevard, not to be confused with the "Pioneer...
Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Hospital
Special section of the newspaper featuring the new hospital for black people at 2525 Euclid Avenue known as the Marton Luther King, Jr., Memorial Hospital, built in 1972 from designs by architects Hewitt...
Miss Florence Baker
File containing an obituary for Florence Baker, an African American homemaking teacher at Lincoln High School for 30 years and a native Kansas Citian residing at 1011 Euclid Avenue. The date of the newspaper...
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