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Anderson Photo Company
William L Campbell
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
Description of "the celebration of the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Otto Schmid, 4309 Holly street." Description of Otto as a "former assistant [United States] district attorney" practicing...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 12 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in two columns showing the following:
1. Three women at a table looking on as a man reads to them.
2. A man on a horse roping a bull. Card...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 8 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising and calling cards showing the following:
1. A woman riding a horse jumping over a stone wall. Card says: "Faith Whitcomb's Liniment, Cures Rheumatism & Neuralgia..."...
All Barrels Loaded At Fifteen Paces
Article recounts the story of the duel between Confederate generals John S. Marmaduke and Lucius M. "Marsh" Walker which took place on September 6, 1863 in Arkansas. Marmaduke mortally wounded Walker who...
American White Holly Tree
1435 W. 59th, residence of Charles L. Brokaw, president, Commercial National Bank
An Interview With Lydia Estevez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded January 30, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has typed guide to contents....
Partial frontal and side view.
Review of group show at the Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art.
Biography of Fr. Jose Munoz (1886-1941), Founder of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish
Biography of William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder
Children at the Swinney Branch Library
Children seated at tables inside the Swinney Branch Library, located inside the E. F. Swinney Public School on W. 47th Street, between Holly and West Prospect Place (Jarboe).
Cliff House Apartments
Partial view of the Cliff House Apartments, located at 4518 Holly. Architects Folger & Pearson received an award for their design of this apartment complex.
Coleman Highlands Is Hard to Find but Worth the Trip
Concise article describing the location, nature, and zoning for single-family residences in the small residential district "on the bluffs north of Roanoke Park," between 31st, 35th, Holly, and Southwest...
Deaths: Otto A. Schmid
Photo and obituary for Otto Schmid, "84, of 4309 Holly, a lawyer here almost 50 years." Native Kansas Citian and lawyer here since 1912.
E. F. Swinney School Buidling
Street view of the E. F. Swinney School located on W. 47th Street, between Holly and West Prospect Place (Jarboe). Named for Edward F. Swinney, treasurer of the Board of Education, 1894 to 1904.
Early Kansas City Architects: Adriance and John Van Brunt
Photos and biographical article about Adriance Van Brunt (1836-1913) and John Van Brunt (1855-1924), brothers and architects not related to fellow Kansas City architects Henry Van Brunt and Courtlandt...
Fashionable Pearl Street
Description of the occupation by William Gillis and his niece, Mrs. Mary Troost, "at the northeast corner of Fourth and Locust Streets" in 1869, previously occupied by "Mr. Wheatley of Hubbell, Wheatley...
Favored Historic Neighborhood Marks 100 Years
A brief history of the Coleman Highlands neighborhood established in 1869 by William T. Coleman. The neighborhood is located just south of Roanoke Park between 31st, 35th, Holly, and Southwest Trafficways....
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