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Kansas City Public Lib...
Kansas City Museum
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Anderson Photo Company
Randazzo and Morrison
Municipal Auditorium Profile
New York Life Building Profile
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Building Profile
1999, revised 2007
Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist
Liberty Memorial Exhibit Agreed Upon
It's KC's Coolest Sweat Shop
October 18, 2007
"The College Basketball Experience, an interactive and educational exhibit that houses the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame, officially opened for business on Wednesday." The exhibit is operated...
Invited By the Long Family
A new exhibit entitled "An American Palace on Gladstone" is now open until the end of the year at the Kansas City Museum. It features in first-person accounts, the house and lifestyle of the Long Family....
New Exhibit at Museum
A new exhibit will open May 17, 2002, entitled "Corinthian Hall: An Amrican Palace on Gladstone." The history of the home will be highlighted as well as the history of R. A. Long, the owner and builder...
What Happened in 2011 - Visual Art
December 25, 2011
A review of exhibits and museums for the past year. Includes a color picture of the "elaborate Shuttlecarts designed by Kansas City artist Peregrine Honig with assistance from artist Asheer Akram to ferry...
Aladdin Cycle Company and Welch-Hutchinson Cycle Company booths at unidentified exposition.
Plaza Art Fair, Plaza Art Galleries
Allows chance for more artists to exhibit "than any other" area show, with a schedule of fall events.
American Brake Shoe Company
American Brake Shoe Company booth at unidentified exposition.
Safety Begins at Home
Article (condensed from the Kiwanis Magazine) about the domestic safety education program in Kansas City conducted by "Rosamond Losh, director of the local Children's Bureau." Description of the bureau's...
In Lieu of Travel
Article about popular displays at the library to increase circulation.
Jubilesta: Kansas City's Formula for Luring Out-of-Towners Makes the Visitors Pay the Bill
Article about the "jubilesta" held in the fall, meant to attract out-of-towners to the city, featured in 1937 entertainment and exhibits held at Municipal Auditorium.
Library World News: Kansas Travel Exhibit
Article about the "Pageant of American Travel Week" at the Kansas City Public Library in 1941, with exhibits at each branch "built around the historic dates outstanding in United States history," including...
Philomene & Lou
Article about the "struggle to make a living" for "the best-known artists working in Kansas City," Philomene Bennett and Lou Marak, with photos of them and their work, discussing art exhibits, etc.
Poor Little Museum. ..Has Kansas City Thumbed Its Nose at You?
Article about the dilapidated condition of the museum building and exhibits due to lack of funding.
Museum without Walls
Article about the exhibits of "Jewish-themed" art work, including Marc Chagall, Andy Warhol, and Art Spiegelman, around the city organized by the "Museum Without Walls" program and its directors, the Kahn...
Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries
Article about the history and recent exhibits at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, with photo.
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