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Hall, Joyce C
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Henry R Luce
50 Largest Area Employers. ..
Table listing the top 50 largest Kansas City area employers in 1984, with the following top notables: (1) federal government, (2) General Motors Corporation, (3) Bendix Corporation, (4) Missouri state...
A Card for You Today
Photos (of several old Hallmark cards), illustrations, and article about the set-backs (especially the headquarters burning down in 1917 in Downtown Kansas City) and growth of the Hallmark Cards company...
A Dog's View of the World
October 17, 2007
Local cartoonist Charles Barsotti is scheduled to be part of the Johnson County Library Foundation fundraiser to be held October 20, 2007. Barsotti is a cartoonist for "The New Yorker" magazine. "With...
A Great American Idea: A New Town Comes to Life in Downtown Kansas City
Photos and article about the multi-use complex of Crown Center in Midtown Kansas City with hotels, shopping (including the Hallmark Cards headquarters), and apartments, etc.
A Million Greetings a Day
Biographical article about Joyce Hall, "America's most prolific publisher of greeting cards," with the history of Hallmark Cards and an illustration of one of his customers.
A Window on the World
Photographs and article about the rural home near Kearney, Missouri, of Dutch artist Marjolein Bastin, who has been associated with Hallmark Cards since 1991. Called ''Blue Skies,'' the prairie-style home...
Adele's Hallmark on Philanthropy
May 12, 2007
This is the third in a series of articles paying tribute to people who have had a major impact on the continuing expansion and success of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Featured in this installment is...
An Unusual Service in Kansas City, Mo., Provides. ..Birthday Parties at the Zoo
Photos and article (written by a former zoo employee) about the "revolutionary Birthday House at the Swope Park Zoological Gardens in Kansas City, Mo.," proving "immensely popular" as "the newest addition...
Anderson Energizes Blacks Against Crime
File containing a photo and biographical article about Elbert Anderson, 34-year-old black "director of the Kansas City Council on Crime Prevention" (formed in 1974), employee of Hallmark Cards, and native...
Armour Packing Company
Postcard of the Kansas City Convention Hall and the plant of Armour & Co
Art: Frank Szasz Plays Role of Artist in Great Style
Photo and biographical article about Frank Szasz, "a portrait artist whoe studio overlooks the Country Club Plaza." Native of Hungary emigrating to Kansas City about 1958 as an artist for Hallmark Cards...
Artist Carves Niche in World of Wildlife
Biographical article about engraver and painter of wildlife Tom Altenburg of Kansas City, describing his unique style and day job "as an industrial designer for Hallmark Cards," with photo.
Obituary for Basil Taylor, employee counselor for Hallmark Cards, dying at the age of 48 on December 12, 1964.
Behind the Scenes Work Makes Hall Worthy of Spotlight
June 22-28, 2007
Profile of Don Hall, Sr., Chairman of Hallmark Cards Inc. and son of founder Joyce Hall.
Biography of Jill Jackson Miller (1913-1995), Songwriter and Actress
Biography of Joyce C. Hall (1891-1982), Founder of Hallmark Cards
August 19-25, 2004
Article describing writer Derrick Barnes' experience as an African-American at Hallmark Cards. Barnes worked on Hallmark's "Mahogany" line, which the company unveiled in 1987 to market to African-American...
Blue Goose Cafe
Postcard of interior of the Blue Goose Cafe
Bob Kipp: Kansas Citian of the Year
Photo and bio of Robert Kipp, "the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's 2000 Kansas Citian of the Year" and "chariman of KC 150" and former city manager of Kansas City, Missouri (from 1974 to 1983)...
Photograph of egg-shaped box of candy, probably done for Hallmark.
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