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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Grant W Harrington
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...
Before Electric Park: A Promenade of Early Kansas City Area Amusement Parks
The early Kansas City area parks featured in this article include: (1) Washington Park which was located in Independence, Missouri, and opened on July 4, 1887; (2) Fairmount Park which was located in the...
Behind Kansas City's Brand Names: A Look at Four Local Firms That Have Outgrown Their Origins and Become Local Institutions
Description of the Milgram's family grocery store and dairy chain, established in 1914 in Kansas City, Kansas, by Nat Milgram (coming here in 1904) and becoming a chain of grocery stores in 1932.
Benjamin Franklin Mudge: A Letter from Quindaro
Article about the town of Quindaro, Kansas, and one of its most important residents, geologist Benjamin Franklin Mudge, or Benjamin Mudge. Description of the man and the decline and absorption of the town...
Full frontal and side view of Bennett Building; located on north 7th Street. Also shows Gibraltar Building and Loan Association and Harry Abrams Drugs.
Bert Chronister Dies: Former Head of Rosedale Bank Was 80 Years Old
Obituary for Bert Chronister, dying at the age of 80, the co-founder of the Rosedale State Bank in Kansas City, Kansas, and founder and president of the Shawnee State Savings Institution until 1953.
Distant frontal and side view; located at 51 N. 12th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.
Distant frontal view.
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