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Truman, Harry S
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At the Gate to the Truman Home
Photo and caption about the visit of President Harry Truman to his boyhood and mother's home in Grandview, Missouri.
Barnes, W. J.
Information about the flower business of W. J. Barnes, with a 40-acre flower farm in Grandview, Missouri, and a store and greenhouses at 38th and Euclid Avenues in Kansas City "since 1890," according to...
Bouquet Gladiolas and Red Hot Poker
Mrs. W. E. Brandenburgh Residence, Grandview, Missouri, Commercial Photographer (Mr.)
Captain Dick Yeager--Quantrill Man
Photo of, copies of letters written by, and biographical article about Richard Yeager, or Dick Yeager, "a Quantrill guerrilla" and former western freighter in the Civil War raised in Jackson County and...
Full frontal and side view of Thrift-Way and Hi-Grove Cleaners complex.
Coronation of Our Lady Church
Pamphlet or booklet with photos, illustrations, and information on the 1977 dedication of the Coronation of Our Lady Church in Grandview, Missouri.
County Legislative Districts at Large
Map shows boundaries for Kansas City, Grandview, and Raytown at-large seats in Jackson County Legislature.
Cultivating the Land, Cultivating the Man: The Young-Truman Farm
Photos and biographical article about the Truman-Young farm in Grandview, Missouri started by his maternal grandparents Solomon Young (a western freighter "from 1846 to 1870" and dying in 1892) and his...
D. T. Spivey
Portrait of Maj. Gen. D. T. Spivey, commanding General, Headquarters Central Defense Force (near Grandview, Missouri). He spoke at the March 31, 1953 luncheon meeting.
Ebenezer The Donkey Stars on a Calendar
November 14, 2011
Short article about Grandview's iconic "lovable old donkey Ebenezer," and the calendar featuring him to help raise money for feed and vet bills.
Biographical sketch of Ernest Howard, senior partner of Ash-Howard-Needles & Tammen, consulting engineers at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Toronto in 1880 and came to Kansas City about 1901 as...
Ex-House of Lloyd Closes, Idling Staff, Associates
Open Invitation, formerly the House of Lloyd, shuts down. The company was founded by Harry J. Lloyd in 1952 and was located in Grandview, Missouri. They sold home décor items and gifts through house parties....
Grandview Realizes Improved Safety and Efficiency Through Two Projects
Grandview's plan to improve its Main Street corridor in five phases and to construct a new parks and public works maintenance facility is explained in this article. Includes a drawing of the plans for...
Grandview Suburban Area
Street map of Grandview, Hickman Mills, part of Lee's Summit, and surrounding area. Shows city limits of Kansas City, Missouri, as of Janurary 1, 1963, and proposed Grandview city limits (January 1, 1965)....
File contains information on Grandview, Missouri including an article from The Kansas City Star, December 14, 2008, B1:1 - "Grandview Balks at Magazine's Claim" by Donald Bradley. (Forbes Magazine labeled...
Grandview, Missouri Public Schools
File containing a pamphlet or booklet with illustrations, maps, and information on the proposed additions "to the Jess L. Taylor Memorial High School" in Grandview, Missouri in 1961.
Harry S. Truman
Photos, illustrations, and information on Harry Truman (1884-1972), former President of the United States, national senator from Missouri, Jackson County judge, Kansas City hat merchant, World War I veteran,...
Historical Landmarks: Birthplace of Harry S. Truman
Photo (of the Harry Truman birthplace) and description of the residences of Harry Truman during his birth and upbringing, including his birthplace at Lamar, Missouri (1009 Truman Road), his boyhood home...
Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources
Description with photos about Grandview, Missouri, and its businesses, churches, schools, and railroads.
John J. Taylor Dies
Photo and obituary for John Jarrett Taylor, or John Taylor (nicknamed Jerry Taylor), "mayor of Grandview and general tax commissioner of the Kansas City Southern lines," joining the railroad company here...
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