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AC22 Gilliam Family Collection Finding Aid
1939-1999 [Bulk: 1939-1947]
The Gilliam Family Collection contains correspondence and other documents and photographs concerning the personal lives of the Gilliam family between 1939 and 1947.
AC49 Health and Welfare Archival Vertical Files Finding Aid
The Health and Welfare Archival Vertical Files contain documents, photographs, ephemera, and other materials concerning African American health and social welfare institutions and organizations, doctors...
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 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...
Autobiography of Mary F. Beeson
The first sixteen years of Mary Beeson's life are covered in this 18 page autobiography. She recounts family experiences with local historical events and figures, including bushwhackers, William Quantrill,...
Avis Elida Smith
Biographical sketch of Dr. Avis Elida Smith, or Avis Smith, an early woman physician of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1884 as an obstetrician and head "of the medical...
Back from the Brink: The East St. Louis Story
Article about the city of East Saint Louis, Illinois, across the Eads Bridge over the Mississippi River from Saint Louis, Missouri, and its attempts to recover from severe urban decay, with several photos....
Topographical map of part of Miller County, Missouri, an area northeast of the Lake of the Ozarks. Topographical map of an area of southeast Missouri and southwest Illinois bordering the Mississippi River,...
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