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Santa fe Trail
Stella M Drumm
Anderson Photo Company
Casper S Yost
Dana O Jensen
Floyd C Shoemaker
Alf Landon and Others
April 24, 1951
Kansas Governor Alf Landon (center, behind podium) and others at a South Central Business Association luncheon. Landon spoke to the SCBA on April 24, 1951, on the topic of "America's International Situation."...
Biography of Hazelle Hedges Rollins (1910-1984), Puppet Creator
Botswana Trip: Whitman Brings Missouri to Africa
Photo and biographical article about Reverend Allen Whitman, "appointed to work out a sharing program between the Episcopal Diocese of Western Missouri and its companion Diocese of Botswana, Africa," before...
Correspondence between Mexican Officials at Santa Fe and Officials in Missouri: 1823-1825
Article about the correspondence between Mexican officials at Santa Fe and Missouri Territory officials from 1823 to 1825, with excerpts from several letters of William Clark and Alexander McNair, et al....
Diplomat from KC Now Speaks for West
Photo and biographical article about Kenton Keith, "director of the Coalition Information Service, aiming to represent more than 40 countries in the war against terrorism" and a former "ambassador to Qatar"...
Frank P. Walsh and Postwar America
Thesis toward a doctorate degree for Saint Louis University about Kansas City lawyer Frank Walsh (1864-1939), a chairman of the War Labor Board during World War I (alternating with William Howard Taft)...
Frank Walsh: Attorney at Law
File containing an article with photos and description of Francis Patrick Walsh, or Frank Walsh (1864-1939), "perhaps, the greatest lawyer Kansas City ever produced." Native of Saint Louis, Missouri coming...
H. Roe Bartle
Photo and bio of Harold Roe Bennett Sturdevant Bartle, or H. Roe Bartle (1901-1974), mayor of Kansas City from 1956 to 1962, known as a Boy Scout leader, "lawyer, eloquent public speaker, youth leader,...
Information on the Inter-American Days activities in Kansas City in 1943, organized by the University of Kansas City for maintaining relations with Latin American nations and Hispanic culture during World...
Inter-American Relations and the War
File containing a pamphlet reporting on the international relations of the United States and other countries in North and South America during World War II, conducted by the Institute on Inter-American...
International Relations Council
Folder contains information on the International Relations Council of the University of Kansas City.
Photos, illustrations, and information on the Jubilesta, an annual exhibition (for entertainment and tourism) of international and multi-cultural interests (with music, national celebrity appearances,...
Kansas City in Caricature
Illustrated caricature of Herbert MacKirdy, "British Vice-Counsel."
KC's Link to China
November 21, 2010
Interview with Teng-Kee Tan, dean of the Henry W. Bloch School of Management at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, focusing on Kansas City and why it "is uniquely poised to benefit from the booming...
Keeping the Powder Dry: Senator Harry S. Truman and Democratic Interventionism, 1935-1941
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Harry Truman and his active support (opposing Bennett Clark) "of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's evolving interventionism" with European fascism...
Local Somali Community Condemns Violence
Photo and article about the "local 2,000-strong Somalian community" expressing "support for America following terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D. C." with other Muslim groups "at the old Gladstone...
Miracle on I-35
Photos, map, and essay or article (written by "the editor of 'K. C. Jones,' a monthly political newspaper published in Kansas City, Missouri") about the benefits to the local economy from the recent increase...
Missouri and Imperialism
Article about the history of Missouri's involvement with imperialist movements and activity, including its own origins as part of the Louisiana Purchase as well as its natives becoming explorers and pioneers...
More Reports of the Fur Trade and Inland Trade to Mexico
Second in a two-part series of articles reproducing letters and other reports by prominent fur traders or government officials involved in the fur trade or inland trade with Mexico in 1831. Among the report...
Reports of the Fur Trade and Inland Trade to Mexico, 1831
Reproductions of letters and other reports from various fur traders and government officials involved in western exploration in 1831. The impetus for the reports that year was a request to the President...
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