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Wyandotte County, Kan...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Grant W Harrington
Distant view of Plannington and Armour Packing House, Kansas City, Kansas.
Armour Packing Company
Postcard of the Armour Packing Company Building
Distant view of Armour Packing Plant; located at Central & James Streets, Kansas City, Kansas.
Ruins of an Armourdale, Kansas City, Kansas fire identified as the Reed Bros. Packing House. Also visible is the Fire Department's water tower. Dated March 24, 1895.
Reprinted portions of a report on the residential district of Armourdale. Founded in 1880 in response to railroad companies developing and investing in the area, Armourdale was annexed as part of Kansas...
Around Kansas City: Birthplace of Two Black Churches Will Be Marked
Notice about the placing of a marker for two of the oldest churches in Kansas City, Kansas, both predominantly of black congregations.
Art Center Revitalizes Historic Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 1300 North 18th Street, Kansas City, Kansas, is the home of a "multi-faceted arts outreach program and resource center for the Community". The parish's Grinning Gargoyle Project...
Review of Gallery G owned by Gerald Kawa in Kansas City, Kansas.
Review of painting show at the West Wyandotte Branch of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library.
Art, Commerce Collide in Quandary
January 20, 2007
Two paintings by Kansas artist Birger Sandzen are in the possession of the Kansas City, Kansas School District. The paintings were purchased by the senior class of 1922 and 1938 and for many years hung...
Arthur J. Stanley, Jr., Longtime Judge, Dies
Photo and obituary for Arthur Stanley, Jr. (~1902-2001), "a retired U. S. district judge who was appointed to the federal bench by President Dwight D. Eisenhower." Description of his life and career as...
Asi es la Vida: An Analysis of the Demographic, Economic, Social, and Political Realities of Latino Immigrants in Kansas City, Kansas
Report sponsored by El Centro Inc. analyzing the conditions of Hispanic immigrants in Kansas City, Kansas.
Asner Iron and Metal Company
Brief article describing several generations of the Asner family in Kansas City, Kansas. In 1900, Morris Asner arrived in Kansas from Lithuania; his son Labe joined the family scrap metal business after...
Obituary for August J. Haner from the "Kansas City Times," August 16, 1898. States that he opened the first grocery store in Kansas City, Kansas. He was also a freighter across the plains on the Santa...
Portrait and biographical sketch of August Meyer, "president of the consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company" in the Armourdale industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Native of Saint...
B-25 Bombers at Fairfax
Harry Desko and wife Alice give a short overview of their work at the plant in the Fairfax district in Kansas City, Kansas, where the B-25 Bombers were built during World War II.
Back to Basics, New Millenium Style
Article profiling Studio 804, an architecture program at the University of Kansas founded by Dan Rockhill to encourage students to create innovative designs for urban buildings. A Studio 804 home in the...
Backstage Theater News
October 5, 1969
News article about the "Black Contemporary Players," a theater company formed in 1968 in Kansas City, Kansas. The company's scheduled performances around the metro area are listed with descriptions or...
Photo and bio of Barnett Helzberg, president of Helzberg's Diamond Shops, Incorporated, "born at 1818 Locust street, December 21, 1902," and growing up "in a stone and frame house at 2809 Olive" Street...
Photo and bio of Barney Goodman (~1891~1951), owner of Barney Goodman Investments real estate company, a Jewish native of Russia emigrating to Kansas City, Kansas, about 1905 and becoming a magician and...
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