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Young Girl Eating Ice Cream
Young African American girl seated on a porch ledge eating an ice cream cone. She is holding up a filled Christmas stocking in her right hand.
World Famous Kansas City Park System: A Great Accomplishment
History and description of the park and boulevard system, explaining its benefits to the city, with photos.
Why All the Fanfare?: Its Barbecue Fame Aside, KC is a Good Place For Food Makers
July 4, 2006
Article features the different products made in the Kansas City area. It mentions Folgers coffee (Procter and Gamble, pasta (American Italian Pasta), Cheez-It snack crackers (Kellogg's Snacks), hot dog...
Where Are All the Hockey Fans?
Story of the disappointment to hockey organizers about the lack of interest in Kansas City for the sport.
Western Ice Service Company, Plant No. 125
Full frontal and side view of Western Ice Service Company, Plant Number 125 - Penn Street; located at 42nd and Pennsylvania. Built in 1911.
Western Ice Service Company Plant
Full frontal and side view of Western Ice Service Company plant in unidentified location.
Western Ice Company, Plant No. 123
Full frontal and side view of Western Ice Service Company, Plant No. 123; located at 12th and Iron in North Kansas City. Built in 1921, purchased in 1927.
September 7-13, 2006
Article exploring the possibilities and challenges associated with attracting a National Hockey League or National Basketball League franchise to Kansas City to play in the Sprint Center Arena.
Waldo, a Beautiful City of Homes
Article describing the residential district, its history and growth, and important buildings and homes.
Postcard of the Victoria Hotel
Vanderslice Made It Big in the KC Ice and Coal Business
August 26, 2009
Advertising postcard and short article about the Vanderslice-Lynds Company, a grain brokerage firm in Kansas City. Includes biographical information about Howard Vanderslice who partnered with John Lynds...
Unidentified Member of the Kansas City Greyhounds
Reprint of a 1938 photograph of an unidentified, uniformed member of the Kansas City Greyhounds ice hockey team.
Two Men Talking
Two unidentified men standing and talking in front of a building. The man on the left is in a suit and holding a cane; the man on the right is wearing knickers. The American Ice Co. building is in the...
File contains a poster-sized article or flyer with photos, map, illustrations, and information on the history and pre-history of Turkey Creek in Kansas City. Description of the creek's primary role along...
Topsy's Top Dog; An International Pedigree
May 1, 1980
Article about the "troubled Topsy's" popcorn and ice cream parlor business and its anticipated turnaround under new president Jerry Lapin.
There's Still Big Opportunity for the Old Shopping Centers
Article about the history of a planned shopping center adjacent to a residential district, both new in 1915, in the vicinity of 31st and Indiana Avenue, and the revitalization of the store buildings of...
The Success That Was Born in a Barn: There's Gold in Them 'Thar Blues
Article about the hockey team.
The Scoop on Murray's
Review of Murray's Ice Cream and Cookies restaurant.
The River at This Place Broke Up on Monday Morning Last. ..
The Right Snow-Removal Organization
Photos and article about the "comprehensive snow and ice removal program developed by the Kansas City Public Works Department."
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