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Grant W Harrington
A New Sportsman's Friend
June 14, 2007
In Steve Penn's "Commentary" column he features Wayne Hubbard of Kansas City, Kansas. Hubbard is host to a TV show called "Urban American Outdoors" shown in this area on the Metro Sports Channel. It has...
A. Porter Davis
Vertical file containing multiple articles from The Call about Dr. A. Porter Davis, an African American physician in Kansas City, Kansas. Davis was elected president of the National Medical Association...
A. Porter Davis, M.D.
Photograph and brief biography of A. Porter Davis, M.D., of Kansas City, Kansas, "Founder and Superintendent of the Davis Maternity Sanitarium".
A Professional Program for Teachers
Article about a professional teaching program for the high school and junior college teachers of Kansas City to improve their job security and performance.
A River Runs Through Us
August 1, 2007
Article about the Riverfront Heritage Trail that winds through Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas. The trail follows the Missouri and Kansas Rivers and includes historical and educational markers...
A Separate Peace
December 1, 1995
Croatians and Serbs have lived peacefully together for many years in the Strawberry Hill district of Kansas City, Kansas. They share many similarities with differences in religions. The churches draw many...
A Sorry Free State
Article describes the past and present of the Quindaro area of Kansas City, Kansas. Quindaro was an anti-slavery town before and during the Civil War, and a crossing place on the Missouri River for runaway...
A Tale of Two (Kansas) Cities
Article attempts to clear up the popular confusion about the two Kansas Cities. It provides an explanation of the origins of each city's name and contrasts their current status. It also explains the consolidated...
A Title I Tale: High Reading/Math Gains at Low Cost in Kansas City, Kansas
Illustrations and article about the program in Kansas City, Kansas schools "demonstrat[ing] a consistently effective way of teaching large numbers of children to read and compute without breaking the bank"...
A Turbulent Path for Rose Followed a Career Creating Beautiful Buildings
June 4, 2008
Short article about William W. Rose, architect and former mayor of Kansas City, Kansas. After two controversial stints as mayor in 1905 and 1906, Rose returned to the architectural profession and went...
A Visit by King Peter: Former Yugoslav Monarch in Surprise Call
March 11, 1959
Photo and biographical article about King Peter II of Yugoslavia, appearing unexpectedly in Kansas City on March 11, 1959 on a "tour of this country to find more American sponsors for displaced Yugoslavs."...
A Weekend of Robert Altman
April 13, 2007
A film festival from April 27-29, 2007, in honor of the late Kansas City film director Robert Altman, will be held at the Screenland Granada Theatre in Kansas City, Kansas. Altman-directed movies to be...
A Wonderful City: Such Was the Verdict of the All-American Delegates
Story about the tour by delegates from Central and South America of Kansas City by street railways, including an in-depth inspection of the Consolidated Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company in the Argentine...
About Town: Ex-Senator to Celebrate Birthday
Biographical description of Harry Darby, Jr., "retired U. S. senator and industrialist who built the Darby Corp[oration]." He was born in Kansas City, Kansas, in 1895 and celebrated his 90th birthday known...
AC2 First Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid
The First Baptist Church Collection provides insight into the activities of First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas, through meeting minutes, anniversary programs, and other items.
AC23 Taylor Family Collection Finding Aid
The Taylor Family Collection contains photographs and newspaper clippings concerning the business and community activities of Joseph and Vivian Taylor, covering the period ca. 1955-1981.
AC24 Club Chazzalite Collection Finding Aid
The Club Chazzalite Collection contains a Junior Esquires event program and photographs showing activities of the inter-city women’s organization Club Chazzalite.
AC25 Wayne Miner Post No. 149 Collection Finding Aid
The Wayne Miner Post No. 149 Collection contains items related to the activities of Wayne Miner Post No. 149, a Kansas City, Missouri, based chartered post of the American Legion.
AC27 Williams Photo Studio Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1920-ca. 1959
The Williams Photo Studio Collection contains images of African American civic and health institutions, organizations, and schools as well as individuals and residences in the Kansas City metropolitan...
AC28 Sumner High School Photograph Finding Aid
The collection contains one photograph showing the 1949 graduating class of Sumner High School in Kansas City, Kansas.
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