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A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of James Phelps, "deputy county clerk, Independence, Missouri." Born in Illinois in 1855 and moving to Independence in 1885 as a lawyer before aapointed to his present (1896) position...
A New Lewis and Clark Map
Map drawn by Lewis and Clark depicts Missouri prior to its statehood, as well as surrounding frontier area, including territory now encompassed by Arkansas, Kansas, and other western states. Map shows...
A New Map of the State of Iowa
Map showing all four boundaries of the state of Iowa. Includes all of the counties in the state and portions of Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, and Illinois. Number "35" printed on the lower right corner....
Aboriginal America East of the Mississippi
Map, apparently taken from a book, showing locations in eastern U.S. of the following tribes: Abnaki, Pequot, Narraganset, Mohegan,Delaware (Lenni Lenape), Nanticoke, Pohawtan, Tuscarora, Woccon, Catawba,...
Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid
circa 1870-1925 (bulk 1890-1916)
Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin, daughter of Kansas City School Superintendent James Greenwood and his wife Amanda, was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on August 1, 1860. She resided in Kansas City, Missouri,...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 38 with State Capitols
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in eight rows of three showing the State capitol buildings and a few other government buildings. Each card is 4 x 7 cm and identifies the building...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 71 with Calling Cards
Scrapbook page containing 14 calling cards arranged artfully around a large (15 x 32 cm.) advertising card showing a full length view of a woman in a blue dress carrying flowers. The calling cards have...
Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...
Alfred Montgomery: Itinerant Midwestern Artist, 1857-1922
Illustrations and biographical article about Alfred Montgomery (1857-1922), a traveling painter and native of (probably) Illinois depicting Kansas City and other Midwestern pastoral scenes in his works....
Topographical map of an area of southeast Missouri and southwest Illinois bordering the Mississippi River, including parts of Perry County, Missouri and Jackson County, Illinois. The towns of Altenburg,...
An Interview With Agustin Rocha
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 14, 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. Includes a typed list...
An Interview With Ahmad Ala-adeen
An interview with musician Ahmad Ala-adeen. Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded July 27, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...
An Interview With Jose Pedro Cedillo
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 27, 1981. 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....
An Interview With Julio Cortez, Jr.
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded July 25, 1981. 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 abbreviated printed...
Biographical sketch of Andrew Chiles, a wealthy farmer in Prairie Township of Jackson County from Pennsylvania, moving to Michigan and Illinois before coming to Missouri after the Civil War and becoming...
Architect Who Shaped KC's Landscape Dies
December 4, 2007
Ralph Myers, one of the most influential architects in Kansas City, died on December 3, 2007. Myers and his partner Clarence Kivett were responsible for designing the triple-terminal Kansas City International...
Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado
Arthur Brainerd Dies: Show Business Career Was Nearly 64 Years
Photo and obituary for Arthur Taunton Brainerd, or Arthur Brainerd, a show business man in Kansas City for 64 years, dying at the age of 81. Description of his career, moving from Illinois to Kansas City...
Artist, Full Circle
March 15, 2009
Profile of Kansas City area artist Andrzej Zielinski who has received national acclaim for his contemporary paintings of cell phones, laptops, and other high-tech devices. A native of Parkville, Missouri,...
At U. M. K. C.
Article about "Eric Bransby, professor of art at U. M. K. C." and his murals "executed at Rockhurst College, Brigham Young University, the University of Illinois, the Air Force Academy, and the Air Defense...
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