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Bennett, John G
Olive Laing Hoggins
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
February or March 1931
Photo and biographical article about Jack Wally, a photographer and inventor of "the most highly technical, most scientifically sophisticated camera-projector system in the world" in Kansas City. Taking...
Ann Eliza Smith Chick
April 29, 2028
Photo and biographical sketch of Mrs. Ann Eliza Smith Chick, or Ann Chick, wife of William M. Chick and "active in the launching of the first Methodist church in Kansas City in 1836," "then known as a...
Improvement of Cherry Street to Provide New Artery
Photo and caption about the "important new traffic artery" of a section of Cherry Street making traffic on the McGee Street Trafficway more relieved between 22nd Street and 30th Street and affecting motorists...
All That Is Beautiful Shall Abide Forever: Mount Moriah Temple
Photo and caption about the "Mount Moriah Temple, located in Mount Moriah Cemetery, 105th and Holmes St." for burial of "Masons and their Relatives."
Police Edict Parts Old Friends
Photo and caption about the last day "for the mounted service" of the Kansas City Police Department on September 2, 1929.
William Kemper, Sr.
Photo and caption about the portrait of William Kemper, Sr. by artist John Orth.
New Home of REO-Shoftstall, Inc.
Photo and caption for the new REO-Shoftstall automobile dealership at 1612 Grand Avenue, formerly the site of the factory for REO Motor Company, having just moved to 26th and Grand Avenue.
M. J. Pendergast Dies Following 4 Years' Illness: Brother of Democratic Leader Inactive Politically since 1925
Photo and obituary articles for Michael Pendergast (ca. 1867-1929), "lieutenant of the 'big boss'" Tom Pendergast in his Kansas City political machine, dying at the age of 62 on September 2, 1929. Native...
First Bathtub in Kansas
July 31, 1937
Photo of a dog in the "first" bathtub in Kansas, at the Ames Hotel in Wamego, Kansas, with caption.
Kansas City Journal-Post Complex
Photograph of a drawing of a distant view of entire Journal-Post complex.
Olathe Road Fete Closes amid Gaiety: Indian Bricklayer Wins Contest; Crowd Placed at 10,000
Photos and article about the winning of a large bricklaying contest in Olathe, Kansas, by Indian Jim, or James Brown, a 46-year-old Native American "former football hero." Description of the large crowd...
Photos and captions about announcers and performers on local radio shows including Melba Hardaway of W9XBY's "The Friendly Neighbor," Paul Henning of KMBC's movie reviews, Tom Collins and James McQueeny...
1922 Getting It Done 1923
January 14, 1923
Photos and captions about the construction of the Kansas City Athletic Club building, showing its steel skeleton and at near completion.
Kansas City Journal Building
Photos and information on the Kansas City Journal Building. Different building than the Kansas City Journal-Post Building.
Kansas City Journal-Post Building
Photos and information on the Kansas City Journal-Post Building at 22nd and Oak Streets. Different building than the Kansas City Journal Building.
Abilene "Roundup" Will Recall Stirring Early Days in Kansas
Photos, caption, and article about a show in Abilene, Kansas, partly to celebrate the early history of central Kansas, including Wild Bill Hickok.
Honor Kansas City Explorer after Half a Century: Dr. Edwin R. Heath, 3343 Forest Avenue, Who Discovered South American River in 1880, Given Unique Distinction
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Dr. Edwin Heath, a Kansas City physician and explorer and mapper of a previously undiscovered South American River called the Beni in 1880, with the...
Rahe Auto and Tractor School
Postcard of Rahe Auto and Tractor School
Armour Packing Company
Postcard of the Armour Packing Company Building
Postcard of the Workhouse Prison
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