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First African American Pastor for Historic Downtown Church
October 24-30, 2014
Article announces that the Reverend Tina L. Harris will be installed as the first African American female pastor for the Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 9th, 2014. Details...
First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue
March 9, 1931
Article tracing the history of the packing industry in the city mainly from 1859, when J. L. Mitchener, the first, opened, to 1871, when the Stockyards opened and four large packing houses had been firmly...
Focus on Banking: 'Exhausted Rooster' Crosby Kemper Still Rules UMB Roost
Photos and biographical article about Rufus Crosby Kemper, Jr., or R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., "the man who has ruled the $3.5 billion-asset United Missouri Bancshares Inc. for decades" at the age of 62 and...
Photos and reviews of Kansas City restaurants including the American Restaurant at Crown Center, Lidia's Kansas City in the freighthouse building or Crossroads District, Café Sebastienne at 4420 Warwick...
Frank Trask Is Dead
File containing an obituary for architect Frank Edgar Trask, or Frank Trask, "86 years old, of 7570 Olive street." Native of Axtell, Kansas coming to Kansas City about 1908 as designer of the Grand Avenue...
Frederic Remington's Stirrings in Kansas City
Illustration (self-portrait sketch of Remington) and biographical article about Frederic Remington (1861-1909), a famous illustrator, painter, and sculptor of scenes of the "Old West," living in Kansas...
Description of the building being erected by J. C. Gates and W. H. Knotts on Grand Avenue between 10th and 11th Streets. A sketch of the building is found in the supplement section of this issue.
General Ike's Day in Kansas City
Photos and biographical article about General Dwight Eisenhower, a high-ranking military leader (and later President) returning from World War II Europe to his native Midwest (raised in Kansas) for a speech...
Gladstone Boulevard, North from Independence Avenue
Postcard of Gladstone Boulevard, North from Independence Avenue
Grand Ave. Furniture, Auction, Storage and Com. Co.
Advertising card for Grand Ave. Furniture, Auction, Storage and Com. Co. showing an image of a girl bordered by flowers and a lady bug. Front of card says: "Compliments of the Grand Ave. Furniture, Auction,...
May 21, 1946
View looking north on Grand Avenue from 5th Street at night.
August 26, 1946
View looking north on Grand Avenue from 5th Street at night. Hershey Grocery Company can be seen on right.
Looking south along the west side of Grand from the north side of 9th.
August 6, 1946
View facing south on Grand Avenue from 13th Street at night. The Missouri Theater is visible on right.
November 14, 1946
View facing south on Grand Avenue from 13th Street at night.
Looking northeast from the southwest corner of 18th and Grand.
Street level view of the west side of Grand Avenue between 13th and 14th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri, looking southwest. Part of the area known as the Power and Light District. Businesses...
October 16, 1938
Article about the origins of Grand Avenue in the road built by Peter Roi (also known as Peter Roy) to his river ferry in the 1820s-1830s. Grand Avenue was the first outlet from the river front that bridged...
Looking south along the west side of Grand, between 9th and 10th.
March 24, 1921
Storefronts along the west side of the 900 block of Grand.
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