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Browne's Market and De...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday
May 10, 2006
The story of dress manufacturer Nell Donnelly Reed is captured in a new book and documentary film produced by her great great nephew Terence Michael O'Malley. The film is entitled "Nelly Don: A Stitch...
'Tis Time For a Hoolie
June 12, 2012
Brown's Irish Marketplace, 3300 Pennsylvania Avenue, is celebrating its 125th anniversary. The family-owned store was established in 1887 by Ed and Mary Dillion Flavin. It became Browne's market in 1915...
A Southern Family on the Missouri Frontier: Letters from Independence, 1843-1855
Extensive article that collects excerpts from the letters of Samuel Ralston (1809-1899), an Irish immigrant to North Carolina moving to western Missouri. It gives information on various subjects in the...
A Steady Site for Chitchat and Food: Browne's Has Been at Same Location for 100 Years
September 22, 2001
Photo and article about the history of Browne's Market and Deli, operating at 3300 Pennsylvania Avenue since 1901 and owned continuously by the Browne family, Irish immigrants.
Advertisements in the Missouri Gazette--1808-1811
Article describing and excerpting several early ads from the "Missouri Gazette" newspaper, "the first newspaper published west of the Mississippi river," in Saint Louis, from 1808 to 1811, and printed...
An Interview With Ladislao Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 27, 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. Has a typed guide to contents....
An Interview With Rita Botello
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 19, 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....
Bernard Donnelly (Father)
Information on Father Bernard Donnelly (~1800-1880), an Irish emigrant to America in the 1830s, becoming by the 1850s a prominent priest and builder of Kansas City. Descriptions of his career, starting...
Biography of Father Bernard Donnelly (circa 1800-1880), Roman Catholic Priest
Biography of Harold "Hal" Boyle (1911-1974), Journalist
Biography of Henry C. Haskell (1902-1981), Editor and Author
Biography of Hiram Young (1812-1882), Wagonmaker and Businessman
Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure
Biography of Walter S. Dickey (1862-1931), Newspaper Owner
Ed and Mary Flavin, Irish immigrant proprietors of community-oriented deliDeli at 33rd and Pennsylvania Streets since 1887. Family owned through the stock market crash, war, technological age, and four...
Celebrating All Things Irish
May 7, 2008
Since March 2007, the Irish Museum and Cultural Center has been located in Union Station in the lower level west wing. "The free-admission center has exhibits on Irish immigration, photos of early Irish...
Celtic Heart: Irish Women Gave Birth to City's Spirit
Photos and article about the positive impact of Irish women in Kansas City, concentrating on immigrants from Ireland from the 1800s to the early 1900s.
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...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of John Barrons, brother of Martin Barrons and secretary of the Kansas City Star Company newspaper, starting his career as a carrier and circulation employee for the Kansas City Star,...
City Window: Editor Links Irish to Their Homeland
Description of the newspaper for Irish-Americans, the "voice of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, an Irish fraternal organization originally founded in New York in 1836."
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