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Ellen J Uguccioni
2010 Brought Opportunities - And Challenges - To the Ivanhoe Neighborhood
Article discusses the events that occured in 2010 for the Ivanhoe Neighborhood, which stretches from 31st Street to Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and from Prospect to the Paseo. The neighborhood became...
African American Theater Programs
File contains seven theater programs that featured African American productions or performers. Includes: "Fantasy in Black and Gold, A Musical Revue", presented by Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha...
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...
Information on Anna Pavlova (also spellled Anna Pavlowa here), a Russian ballet dancer appearing in Kansas City with the Imperial Russian Ballet at the Ivanhoe Auditorium in 1925 and at Convention Hall....
Charles Smith, Architect
Biographical sketch of Charles Ashley Smith, or Charles Smith, an architect in the Finance Building. Born in Ohio in 1866 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as an architect with William Hackney before becoming...
Christian Church, Disciple Churches of Kansas City, Mo.
Montage of 20 different identified Christian (Disciples of Christ) Churches. Includes: Roanoke, Belmont, Swope Park, Fairmount, Country Club, Independence Blvd., Central, West Side, First Church at 3 different...
Congregational Churches, Ivanhoe Congregational Church
Postcard with photograph showing the exterior and front of Ivanhoe Congregational Church located at 39th and Michigan Avenue. Postcard also has information concerning the church's Builders' Society funding...
Congregational Churches, Ivanhoe Park Congregational Church
Exterior, full street level view of Ivanhoe Park Congregational Church and Manse, located at 39th and Michigan in Kansas City, Missouri. R. O. Chaney is listed as pastor.
Dr. St. Louis Estes
File contains a brochure advertising the presentation by Dr. Saint Louis Estes at Ivanhoe Masonic Temple Auditorium of his "Estesian philosophy of longevity" through the "raw food movement" and his invention...
DrillDown Reveals Market Strength in Brush Creek Corridor
Report about a study of Kansas City with a focus on three urban market corridors indicating that the census undercounted population and households, "as much as 50 percent," in the Swope Parkway/Elmwood,...
Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....
Finding Faith in the Food Desert
July 16, 2011
The Invanhoe nieghborhood has gained a new corner grocery store, World Harvest Learning Center/Good Natured Local Market, at 3400 Woodland Ave. The building was built in the 1920s as a Jewish funeral home....
Focus on Ivanhoe Masonic Temple
Article about the Ivanhoe Masonic Temple, constructed around 1921 in Neo-Classical Revival style at 2301 East Linwood Boulevard.
Former owners, city have roles in deterioration of historic temple.
Outline of Ivanhoe Temple history, current state of deterioration, and potential demolition.
Former Schools in Focus
December 5, 2011
Commentary about repurposing historic school houses in light of a fire that destroyed the Horace Mann School in the Ivanhoe Neighborhood. The school hasn't been a property of the Kansas City School District...
Goodbye Masonic Temple; Hello Parking Lot
Discusses the impending demolition of the Ivanhoe Masonic Temple.
Heartland Presbytery Makes Commitment to Central Kansas City
The Heartland Presbytery of the Presbyterian Church has relocated its office to the Harold Thomas Center of Reconciliation, adjacent to the former Linwood Presbyterian Church. It joins the Disciples of...
Full body portrait in dance costume of Helen Muenich. Written on back of photograph: "Miss Helen Muenich, 3258 McGee, who is a solo dancer in the recital given by the pupils of Miss Helen Thomes at Ivanhoe...
Helen Seibert Thomes Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Helen Siebert Thomes was born in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1884. She conducted the Helen Thomes School of Dancing for many years, retiring in 1942. Her first studio was located in Morton's Hall at Westport...
Horace Mann School
Full exterior street level view of Horace Mann School located at 2008 E. 39th Street.
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