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1. A Postcard from Old Kansas City A Postcard from Old Kansas City July/27/1968 Photo and history of the Grand Opera House at 7th and Walnut, built "on land that had. ..been the site of the old Midland theater, formerly the Panorama house, famous for the spectacle 'The Battle of Gettysburg'."...

2. Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid ca. 1860-1910s Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....

3. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 33 with Dog and Unrelated Cards Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 33 with Dog and Unrelated Cards ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards showing the following:
1. Two cards from a series: In the first, a man stands on two stones in a river offering to help a woman on the bank into a boat....

4. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 75 with People Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 75 with People ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing ten advertising cards showing the following:
1. A man standing on two stones in a river offering to help a woman on the bank into a boat. Card says: "Wade & Cumming Clothing,...

5. Advertising Cards Vertical Files Advertising Cards Vertical Files These business or company name vertical files for the advertising cards from the late nineteenth century (circa 1880s-1900) have information about the company or business or people involved.

6. Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1875-1927 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...

7. Auditorium Theater Auditorium Theater ca1880s Full frontal and side view of Auditorium Theater; located on the northeast corner of 9th and Holmes.

8. Auditorium Theater Auditorium Theater 1900 Full frontal and side view; located on northeast corner of 9th and Holmes.

9. Auditorium Theater Auditorium Theater 1905 Full frontal and side view.

10. Cyclorama Cyclorama September 1, 1926 The auditorium of the Grand Theater was round even before this theater. It had been a cyclorama. On its rounding walls, pictures had depicted the Battle of Gettysburg, a grand spectacle of its day. The...

11. Early Kansas City Architect: Charles E. Shepard Early Kansas City Architect: Charles E. Shepard December-January 1980-1981 Biography of architect Charles E. Shepard (or Charles Shepard), often confused with fellow architect Clarence E. Shepard,. Article contains descriptions and photos of many of his buildings designed by...

12. Early Kansas City Theaters Early Kansas City Theaters 2007 This book contains information about early theater in Kansas City, including facts concerning the local theaters of the 19th and early 20th century. These theaters include: Auditorium, Century, Coates...

13. Fat Lady Sings For Former Opera House Fat Lady Sings For Former Opera House January 14, 2007 One of the oldest buildings downtown, the former Grand Opera House at 700 Walnut is slated for demolition. The building was built in 1891 by Melville Hudson and Abraham Judah. Since 1926 it has been used...

14. Final Act for Opera House: Demolition Final Act for Opera House: Demolition March 12, 2009 The Grand Opera House is being demolished "after a two-year effort failed to turn up a viable plan for its reuse." Commerce Bank, which owns the property, had given it a reprieve to give preservationists...

15. George W. Warder George W. Warder Photos, illustrations, and information on Colonel George Warder (1848-1906), builder and founder of the Warder Grand Opera House in Kansas City in 1887 at 9th and Holmes Streets (later rebuilt as the Auditorium...

16. Grand Opera House Grand Opera House

17. Grand Opera House Grand Opera House Postcard of Grand Opera House

18. Grand Opera House Grand Opera House

19. Grand Opera House Grand Opera House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Grand Opera House showing a woman identified as "Minnie Palmer." Front of card says: "Wait for me!" Back of card says: "Little Minnie Palmer at Grand Opera House One Week, commencing...

20. Grand Opera House Grand Opera House Postcard of Grand Opera House