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Smith & Tew
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Smith & Tew, Printers
A Good Place to Spend a Pleasant Day, Nature and the Suburban Ideal
Article traces the history of the movement from cities to the suburbs. Mentions craftsman bungalows and Prairie-style Foursquare homes. "Both emphasized a connection between the land and the structure,...
A. O. Bettes Manufacturing Company
Advertising card for A. O. Bettes Manufacturing Company showing three children sitting on a wall. Back of card says: "Ask your dealer for Ideal Metal Polishes / Liquid, Paste and Powder Forms .."." Ideal...
An Interview With Marciano Morales
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded April 30, 1977. 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 printed guide to contents....
Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State
Photo and chapter of the book about Colonel Hiram Miller Bledsoe, or Hiram Bledsoe (1827-1899), a veteran of the Mexican and Civil Wars and "the hero and ideal of Missourians."
Biography of Frank Sherman Land (1890-1959), Founder of the Order of De Molay
Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler
Biography of George E. Kessler (1862-1923), Landscape Architect
Biography of John B. Gage (1887-1970), Mayor
Biography of Thomas Wight (1874-1949) and William D. Wight (1882-1947), Architects
Biography of William Powell (1892-1984), Actor
City Administration Pushes Airport
Article about Municipal Airport, "developing North Kansas City field as ideal air terminal."
Coates House Hotel
Postcard of the Coates House Hotel
Crane Ideal Man for Mayor of K. C.
Article about the merits of the platform of Cyrus Crane, a candidate for mayor of Kansas City in 1918, including plans to improve "the gas, street railways, electric light and other public service concerns."...
August 12, 2007
Rising prices in the Crossroads Districts have sent some artists east looking for affordable space. Article describes several artists who have located on Troost Avenue: Robert Frazier Gallery, Horne and...
Hindsight: No Goodbyes Yet
Arguments for and against demolishing the Hotel Muehlebach in an ideal site for either a new hotel or a renovation of its present state.
Hoeing Their Own Row: Black Agriculture and the Agrarian Ideal in Kansas, 1880-1920
History of black farmers in Kansas, highlighting those owning their own farms, from 1880 to 1920, with several photos.
A section on the Hotel Phillips includes color photographs of some of the interior of the hotel as restored. The hotel first opened in 1931 and at 20 stories was the city's highest hotel at that time....
Advertising card for "Ideal" showing a stag in the pose of 'The Monarch of the Glen.' One of a set of four cards with similar design and subject. Front of card says: "The Delmonico of the West." Back of...
Advertising card for "Ideal" showing a stag leaping over a fallen tree trunk followed by men on horses. One of a set of four cards with similar design and subject. Front of card says: "The Delmonico of...
Advertising card for "Ideal" showing a stag fallen and surrounded by hunting dogs while behind, a man on a horse blows a horn. One of a set of four cards with similar design and subject. Front of card...
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