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1. A Brief History of Old Westport A Brief History of Old Westport Spring 2004 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part three, the conclusion. It states that "by the early 40's the number of residents had grown to 2,500, and by 1848 or 1849 Westport's...

2. A Little Slice of Heavilin A Little Slice of Heavilin June 7, 2009 The Heavilin School of Hair Fashion is the oldest beauty school in Kansas City. Founded in 1953 at 12th and Walnut, it has been also located at 5700 Troost and now 5720 Troost.

3. Alvin Brooks Alvin Brooks June 25, 1988 Biographical article about Alvin Brooks, director of "the city's Human Relations Department" and co-founder of "the Ad Hoc Group Against Crime, now in its 11th year." Brooks is described in complimentary...

4. Armour Packing Company Armour Packing Company Postcard of the Kansas City Convention Hall and the plant of Armour & Co

5. Back in Business with Blass: Designer Talks About the Changing World of Fashion Back in Business with Blass: Designer Talks About the Changing World of Fashion December 18, 2003 Michael Vollbracht, a former Kansas City man who assumed directorship of Bill Blass March 2003, returned to Kansas City with a one-day Blass trunk show at Halls. Article reviews Vollbracht's success with...

6. Biography of Edna Marie Dunn (1893-1983), Fashion Illustrator and Designer Biography of Edna Marie Dunn (1893-1983), Fashion Illustrator and Designer 2003

7. Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader 1999

8. Biography of Nell Snead (1885-1978), Newspaper Reporter and Editor Biography of Nell Snead (1885-1978), Newspaper Reporter and Editor 1999

9. Biography of William E. (Bill) Vaughan (1915-1977), Newspaper Columnist Biography of William E. (Bill) Vaughan (1915-1977), Newspaper Columnist 1999

10. Blacks Have Endowed KC Blacks Have Endowed KC February 10, 1986 Three-part article about three prominent African Americans from Kansas City's past: Judge Carl Johnson, Minnie Crosthwaite, and Rev. D.A. Holmes. Carl Johnson was "the first black elected to a judgeship...

11. Boley Building Boley Building Postcard of the Boley Building at 12th and Walnut Streets

12. Bullene, Moore, & Emery Bullene, Moore, & Emery 1891 Folder contains a copy of "Bullene, Moore, Emery & Co. Shopping Guide", Kansas City, Aug. 20, 1891. Included are recipes, store talk,and fashion notes. The vertical files in this collection were formerly...

13. Bullene, Moore, Emery, and Co. Bullene, Moore, Emery, and Co. 1888 Spring and Summer catalog of fashions and other items sold by the Kansas City company of Bullene, Moore, Emery, and Co. Includes an index by type of item and has numerous illustrations. Includes fashion...

14. Calvin Coolidge and Queen Marie, Guests at the Liberty Memorial Dedication Calvin Coolidge and Queen Marie, Guests at the Liberty Memorial Dedication Postcard commemorating the visit of President Calvin Coolidge and Queen Marie of Romania at the Liberty Memorial Dedication

15. Capital Charisma Capital Charisma January 24, 2008 Photo as it appeared in the February 2008 "Vogue" magazine of Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius wearing a taffeta gown by Oscar de la Renta and posed in front of "The Spirit of Kansas" mural painted by...

16. Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid 1861-1950 Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...

17. Domestic Sewing Machine Company Domestic Sewing Machine Company 1886 Advertising card for the Domestic Sewing Machine Company showing a donkey carrying a woman and big baskets of produce. Front of card says: "Copy of Work Done on the 'Domestic Sewing Machine.'" Front lower...

18. Edna Marie Dunn Edna Marie Dunn Biographical materials about fashion designer and illustrator Edna Marie Dunn who worked for the Kansas City Star from 1914 to 1965.

19. Fashion Credit Clothing Company Fashion Credit Clothing Company n.d. Partial view of screened-in window above a door at Fashion Credit Clothing Co., located at 1226 Grand.

20. Fashion for the Middle Millions Fashion for the Middle Millions May//1947 Article about "the Apparel Industry in Kansas City," made up of 81 "factories and distrubutors do[ing] an annual apparel business of between 75 and 100 million dollars," shipping to all 48 states plus...