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World War I
"A Brave and Gallant Company," A Kansas City Hospital in France During the First World War
Article describes the U.S. Army Base Hospital No. 28 located in Limoges, France, from July 1918 until May 1919. Many of the hospital personnel were associated with the University of Kansas School of Medicine...
''Les Indiens Osages'': French Publicity for the Traveling Osage
July 1, 2003
Les Indiens Osages was published in France in 1827 and was written to publicize the arrival of six Osage Indians traveling in that country. This 36 page publication gives insights into the French-Osage...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
15th and Paseo Fountain
2 postcard views of fountain at Fifteenth and Paseo
1918 Report Gives Hope To Hero's Supporters
April 24, 2011
Henry Johnson served in an all-black infantry regiment in France during 1918. Johnson's family tried to have him posthumously receive the nation's highest award for valor in 2003 but he was given the Distinguished...
A Citation for Mrs. Snyder: French Government Acknowledges Aid Given to Children
Photo and biographical articles (including a reprint of a Kansas City Times article from December 25, 1920) about Mrs. Lillian Ethel Snyder, or Lillian Snyder (pictured as the wife of LeRoy Snyder), "cited...
A Great American: A Tribute to General John Joseph Pershing
Book (with numerous photos) about General John Joseph Pershing, or John Pershing, America's commanding general in France during World War I (appearing at the dedication of the World War I Liberty Memorial...
A Manual for the Observance of Special Days in Missouri Schools
One paragraph of biography about General John Pershing, "Commander-in-Chief of American Forces in France" during World War I, born in 1860 "at Lacled, Missouri," and serving as a military leader "in the...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 30 with Traditional Costumes
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a portrait of a man in the traditional dress of a country or ethnic group. Cards identify the...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 34 with Stars of Orders
Scrapbook page containing 12 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows the medallion or star of a particular order of various countries including:
Order of St....
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 44 with International Coins
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a coin from a foreign country and a caricature of a person from that country. Value of coin...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 6 with Stars of Orders
Scrapbook page containing twelve advertising cards arranged in four rows of three. Each card is 7 x 8 cm. Card in lower left corner says: "Richmond, Straight Cut No. 1 Cigarettes Are the Best." and has...
Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...
Allied Commanders in World War I
Photograph portrait of the five allied commanders in World War I. Standing in uniform from left to right are Lt. General Baron Jacques (Belgium); General Armando Vittorio Diaz (Italy); Marshal Ferdinand...
American Legion Fountain
Postcard of the American Legion Fountain
An American Saga: The Walker-Bonneville Episode
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Captain Benjamin Louise Eulalie de Bonneville, or Benjamin Bonneville (1796-1878) and his accompaniment by mountain man and "first sheriff of Jackson...
An Interview With Agustin Rocha
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 14, 1978. 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. Includes a typed list...
An Interview With Ladislao Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 27, 1978. 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 a typed guide to contents....
An Interview With Salvador Gutierrez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded February 27, 1978. 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...
Art Prowess Pays Off: Scholarship to Paris Awarded to Jack Henderson
Biographical article about Jack Henderson, a Kansas City artist residing at 3608 Locust Street, awarded an art scholarship "at the Ecole Beaux Arts in Paris," France, after graduating from the Kansas City...
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