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African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 6 of 7
Sixth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1912-1923. The article consists of excerpts from "The...
African American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 7 of 7
Final article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1924-1986. The article consists mostly of excerpts...
African Methodist Episcopal (AME)
File contains several local newspaper articles with photos about The A.M.E. churches and clergy (mostly from the Kansas City Globe and Kansas City Call). Pictures include the late Bishop J. A. Greg of...
African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 1
First in a seven-part series of articles on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment describes early schools that were either built or became schools for black...
African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 5 of 7
Fifth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1905-1907. The article consists mostly of excerpts...
African-Americans in Medicine: The Founding and History of Douglass Hospital
Article about the history of Douglass Hospital, a black health care institution founded in 1899 by Dr. Solomon Thompson. Description of its founding location at 312 Washington Boulevard and subsequent...
African-Americans in Medicine: Thomas C. Unthank, M. D.--A Flood, a Dream, a Hospital
Biographical article about Dr. Thomas Unthank (1866-1932), a black physician "known as the 'father of Kansas City's Negro hospitals.'" Native of North Carolina coming to Kansas City in 1898 as the founder...
Aftermath: Down in a Hole
Illustrations and article about the fatal crash of "a Lockheed L-188 Electra" airplane carrying auto parts in Kansas City, Kansas during a failed attempt to land at the Kansas City Downtown Airport (formerly...
File contains a biographical article about Aggie Stackhaus, a 44-year-old city councilwoman and former president of the Armour Boulevard Community Development Corporation. Born in Kansas City, Kansas in...
Ahead on Ag Hall as Opening Nears
Description of the new Agricultural Hall of Fame museum 12 miles west of Kansas City, Kansas.
Aireon Manufacturing Company
Photo and bio of Albert William Peet, or Albert Peet, "president and general manager of Peet Brothers Manufacturing Company." Born in Cleveland in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1872 with his parents...
Allen J. Swanson Dies: He Was a Sportsman though an Invalid
Photo and obituary for Allen Swanson, or Swede Swanson, "59 years old, who became a well-known sportsman ["trapshooter"] in Greater Kansas City even though he was confined to a wheel chair most of his...
Amazing Grace, Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri
Profile of Grace Harris, whose barbecue is served at the Grand Emporium blues club, located at 39th and Main. The author writes that Harris is also the proprietress of H-M Old Southern Style in Kansas...
Ambitious KCK Plan Unveiled
May 20, 2006
Children's Campus of Kansas City plans to develop a project in Kansas City, Kansas, covering approximately four downtown blocks. The public-private consortium plans call for three main components of the...
American Drawings and Watercolors from the Kansas City Region
Photo (of one of his paintings) and biographical sketch of Frederic James (1915-1985), a watercolor painter and native of Kansas City "teaching at the Art Institute" and winning awards "for 'Argentine...
American Hereford Association Bull
June 27, 1905
The bull on top of the 90-foot pylon at the former American Hereford Association headquarters was part of the initial design of the architect, Joseph W. Radotinsky of Kansas City, Kansas. The sculptor...
American Indian Artist Seeks to Retain Identity
File containing a photo and biographical article about Antowine Warrior, a "young Sauk-Fox Indian" and Indian artifact collector and artist of Kansas City, Kansas.
American Institute of Architects Guide to Kansas City Architecture & Public Art
Book filled with photos, maps, and descriptions of numerous structures of architectural significance in Kansas City including buildings, residences, and public art works and including newer buildings up...
American Smelting and Refining Company
Full frontal view of concentrating buildings of American Smelting and Refining Company; located in Argentine, Kansas.
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