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Kansas City Life Insur...
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Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
William Rufus Jackson
Biography of Robert Altman (1925-2006), Cinema Film Director
Biography of Thomas Wight (1874-1949) and William D. Wight (1882-1947), Architects
Biography of Uriah Epperson (1861-1927) and Mary E. Epperson (1855-1939), Philanthropists
Biography of William Deramus III (1915-1989), Businessman
Bixby Brothers Build on Family Tradition in KC Insurance
February 15, 2005
Brief article describing the elevation of R. Philip Bixby to the position of chairman of the board of Kansas City Life Insurance Co., and Walter E. Bixby III to the position of vice chairman of the company....
Bixby Estate Tax Bill Cut in Court
Article about the tax debt of the Bixby family, "heirs to multi-million-dollar estates of major stockholders of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company," headed by Walter Edwin Bixby, or Walter Bixby, "board...
Blue Cross--Blue Shield
Articles about the local histories of national insurance companies Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. Blue Cross established here in 1938 as "Group Hospital Service, Inc. of Kansas City" and Blue...
File containing information about the BMA Building at Union Station Plaza and at 31st and Southwest Trafficways, "from sea level. ..the tallest office structure here, its base level equivalent to perhaps...
The high-rise white marble BMA Tower is the home office of BMA at 31st Street and Southwest Trafficway. The BMA Tower received architectural acclaim upon its completion in 1963 and among other awards received...
BMA Tower Profile (Business Men's Assurance Company)
BMA's Golden Year
Photo and obituary for BMA founder W. T. Grant, or William Grant.
Bowling Team - Kansas City Life
May 5, 1953
Group portrait of members of the Kansas City Life Insurance bowling team with trophy, identified as the 1953 champions of the South Central Business Association Bowling League.
Bruce Dodson Insurance Company
Full frontal and side view of the Bruce Dodson Insurance Company; located at 2800 Wyandotte.
Business: Collins Company Marks 100th Anniversary
History of the Collins Construction Company, founded in 1880, and some of the construction industry in general in the Kansas City area. Location in 1980 at 1030 Pawnee Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas.
Business: Financial Guardian Makes Quiet Growth
History of the Financial Guardian company, an insurance brokerage firm started in 1970 at 912 Baltimore Avenue and moving with expansion to the "penthouse suite atop the Penntower Building at 3100 Broadway"...
C. H. Tinsley Residence
C. H. Tinsley Residence, 7200 Jarboe, viewed from the northeast. Tinsley was a Kansas City insurance agent.
Carl Trapp Obituary
Obituary for Carl Trapp, an insurance executive her for 33 years before dying at the age of 74 in 1958.
Caveman, '10 Items' Actor Has Local Roots
February 26, 2009
Profile of Jewish actor and comedian, John Lehr. A native of Overland Park, Kansas, Lehr is best known for playing a wise-cracking caveman in a popular series of commercials for Geico car insurance and...
Charles Eugene Waldron, Jr.
June 14, 2008
Obituary for Charles Eugene Waldron, Jr., who died on March 10, 2008. He was born May 19, 1909, and was the great-great-grandson of Kansas City pioneer Thomas A. Smart. Among other things he was a member...
Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid
Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...
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