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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Rand Mcnally and co
H M Gousha Company
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Mobil Oil co
Phillips Petroleum co
'Peanut' Still Pitching
August 18, 2010
The only woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues, Mamie Johnson (Peanut), will be one of the celebrities in the 2010 Buck O'Neil Golf Classic at the Shoal Creek Golf Course August 23, 1020. Johnson pitched...
June 18, 2006
Review of homes at The National, part of the golf community at the National Golf Club. Includes aerial photo.
10 Questions for Tom Watson
Interview with Tom Watson, "the most successful professional golfer to come from Kansas City". Watson discusses his future, favorite career moments, and fellow professional golfers.
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
A Bayer Overhaul: Move to LionsGate Among Tourney Changes
October 1, 2004
Former Champions Tour has been renamed the Bayer Advantage Classic and has moved its venue to the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate in Overland Park. The Champions Tour was at Loch Lloyd in Belton for eight...
A Hacker's Guide to Golf in Kansas City
Review of golf courses in the city.
A Solemn Ceremony at the Grave of Sarah Boone
Photo and caption about the gravesite of Daniel Morgan Boone and his wife Sarah Boone at the southeast corner of the former Metro Golf Course grounds at 63rd and Brooklyn Avenue, visited by the Daughters...
AC23 Taylor Family Collection Finding Aid
The Taylor Family Collection contains photographs and newspaper clippings concerning the business and community activities of Joseph and Vivian Taylor, covering the period ca. 1955-1981.
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing the Old Blue Hill Golf Course. Map identified from set as Section 4, Township 48N, Range 33W, S-104.
A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks
Back on Course: Golf Legend Jug McSpaden's Greatest Victories Haven't Been Won on the Tournament Links
Photos and biographical article about Harold McSpaden, or Jug McSpaden, an 83-year-old former PGA golf professional from Kansas City, experiencing his glory days in the 1930s-1940s and "the only golfer...
Bad Day at Old Mission
Story of the career of "Harvey Bailey, the nation's most prolific and successful bank robber" during the 1920s and early 1930s, living "amidst the most luxurious apartments and shops" in Kansas City at...
Beautiful Location: Parkville
Short article about the community of Parkville, Missouri, located north of the Missouri River and northeast of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Includes mention of magazines who find Parkville to be one...
Biography of Opal Hill (1892-1981), Professional Golfer
Blaze Causes Heavy Damage
November 30, 2010
The Milburn Golf & Country Club was heavily damaged by fire on November 29, 2010. Located at 7501 W. 69th St. in Overland Park, Kansas, the club dates to 1917 and was built on the Strang Line Interurban...
Blue Hills--Scene of This Week's Kansas City Open
Illustration of the golf course at Blue Hills Country Club, the host of an important local golf tournament.
Blue Hills Country Club
File contains a flyer for the "In-Town" Golf Club, later known as the Blue Hills Country Club.
Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders
Exterior view of Carleton Coon on the left and Joe Sanders on the right. Taken at the Evanston Hotel, Evanston, Illinois, where some of the band stayed while playing at the Lincoln Tavern. Sanders captions...
Champions Tour Comes to Tom's Course: The National Features a Difficult Back Nine
May 11, 2003
Discussion of The National Golf Club course in Parkville along with a map of the green where the Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am, a PGA Champions Tour, played May 12-18, 2003. Gives a look at each hole...
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