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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
Jane F Flynn
A B Seeley
Jill Wendholt Silva
J H Buford
Circus Clown Performing
Unidentified circus clown and unidentified girls.
Comfort Food With a Cause
November 17, 2011
Restaurant review of and article about Anna's Oven, 1809 W. 39th Street. Anna's is part of a trend of philanthropic restaurants opening across the United States. Its purpose is to support the Friends of...
Conover Brothers Co.
Advertising card for Conover Brothers Co. showing a girl in coat and hat leaning down in the snow to touch a dead bird. Front of card is damaged. Front lower right corner has number 705 and lower left...
Eight dancers in costume standing in a chorus line.
David B. Kirk & Co.
Advertising card for David B. Kirk & Co. showing a girl whispering in another girl's ear. Front of card says: “Kirk's Komplete Kernel.” Back of card says: "Kirk's Komplete Kernel Whole Wheat Flour....
Deaths: Miss Elva J. Stapp
Obituary for Miss Elva Stapp, "3800 Warwick boulevard, formerly an instructor of music" at her home in Kansas City. Native of DeKalb County, Missouri coming here about 1920 and operating "a boarding home...
Advertising card for E. Stoeltzing showing a girl in white dress and cap leaning on a tree branch. Front of card has a logo that says: "Fuller and Warren Compy. Everlasting. Economical. Elegant. Efficient....
File containing photos and multiple articles about Earl Beck, "recorder of deeds for the District of Columbia" as appointed by his personal friend, President Harry Truman. Beck was an African American...
Electric Park (2nd), Bandstand
Postcard of the Bandstand at the Electric Park (2nd)
Electric Park (2nd), Lake
Postcard of Lake in Electric Park (2nd)
Electric Park (2nd), Tower and Bandstand
Postcard of Electric Park (2nd), Tower and Bandstand at Night
Fairyland Park Swimming Pool
Two unidentified girls seated by swimming pool at Fairyland Park. Sign behind them reads "Fairyland's Crystal Pool".
Faultless Starch Co.
Advertising card for the Faultless Starch Co. showing four young girls crying. Front lower right corner has number R 892. Back of card has advertising copy about Faultless Starch and lower left corner...
First Communion Group
Interior, group scene of girls and priest, believed to be a first communion pose. Photograph found in a Notre Dame de Sion yearbook for 1958.
Florence Crittenton Home
African American child being bathed by a girl at the Florence Crittenton Home.
Florence Crittenton Mission
Short summary of almost the first two year's accomplishments of the Florence Crittenton Home for young women out of work or in other trouble. Statistics of improvements and other changes in the 263 girls...
Florence Crittenton Mission and Home
Short summary of approximately the first year's accomplishments of the Florence Crittenton Home for young women out of work or in other trouble. Statistics of improvements and other changes in the 220...
Fly Girls Are No Longer Forgotten
July 4, 2009
Margaret Ellfeldt Rees was one of the first women to train as a WASP, or Women Airforce Service Pilot, during World War II. She is now one of the few remaining. WASPs flew every type of aircraft that men...
Focus on. ..Loretto Academy
Article arguing for the preservation of the former girls' school at 1111 West 39th Street.
Food Trucks Rev Up in KC
May 1, 2011
Article describes the growing number of upscale mobile eateries in Kansas City (food trucks) and their use of social media such as Twitter and Facebook to connect with customers. The vendors spotlighted...
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