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Glass Negative, B/w, ...
Bennett, John G
Olive Laing Hoggins
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
February or March 1931
Century Theater and Old Edward Hotel, Gay 12th Street Spots of Another Day, to Go on Block
Charles and Anne Lindbergh
April 23, 1933
Charles and Anne Lindbergh posing with police officers and officials at Municipal Airport.
March 6, 2027
Mention of the "Chindowan" newspaper published in the old Quindaro section of Kansas City, Kansas.
February 20, 2027
City cemetery later Shelley Park across form the old Courthouse was abandoned for cemetery use two years previous to the Civil War.
City-Wide Library Week
Illustration and article about the "city-wide 'Visit Your Library' Week" at the Kansas City Public Library, headed by "Miss Irene Gentry, acting librarian," and involving the following people and institutions...
Colonel Robert Van Horn Bust
A marble bust of Colonel Robert Van Horn was sculpted by Frank Edwin Elwell, or Frank Elwell in 1903 as a gift of C. S. Gleed for placement in the lobby of the Kansas City Journal-Post Building in Kansas...
Commerce Bank Building Profile
March 1, 1934
Arraignment of Charles Taibi and Sam DeCaro, who were charged with murdering bank messenger Webster Kemner on February 27, 1934. Pictured, from the right, are KCPD Detective Ira Johnson, Decaro, Taibi,...
Crossing Plains with a Pioneer Kansas Cityan: Memories of Leadville in 1879
Biographical article about photographer Harman Brown, a photographer in Kansas City from 1871 to 1879, then moving to Colorado and California territories, with photos and history of Colorado.
April 18, 1905
Biographical sketch of Daniel Murray Carr, or Daniel Carr, "engaged in general assignment work with and for the Missouri state highway department," formerly a journalist for the Kansas City Police Department,...
Deaths: Miss Eleanore Sheley
Obituary for Miss Eleanore Sheley, "81, of 2410 [North 83rd Street], Kansas City, Kansas, a former staff member of the Kansas City Journal-Post and a charter member and past president of the Heart of America...
Detective Charles Fredericks
February 8, 1932
Detective Charles Fredericks holding a shotgun. The scene is part of investigation that took place after an attempted robbery at the Mercantile Trust Company on February 8, 1932. KCPD detective Oliver...
Description in an article about the longest-held family-owned homes in the city, the DeVol home at 518 West 10th Street and Mrs. DeVol.
Doherty Battles Newspaper from Editorial Desk
Report about the controversy over the new editor of the Kansas City Star due to his part ownership of a competing paper and utilities company.
Dr. and Mrs. Nathan Scarritt
April 29, 1928
Newspaper photos of Mrs. Martha Matilda Chick Scarritt, or Martha Scarritt and her husband, Reverend Nathan Scarritt, "first regular pastor of the [5th Street] church" in 1852 with a Methodist training...
File contains an article with photos and description of Elizabeth Wilde, a young woman sprinter qualifying for the 1932 women's track team for the Olympics (placing third behind Babe Didrikson), with residence...
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...
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.
First Kansas River Ferry
March 17, 2026
Tall Charles, a Wyandotte Indian, whose grave is marked by a broken stone in Huron cemetery, Kansas City, Kas., conducted the first ferry over the Kansas river.
First Methodist Church in Kansas City
February 8, 1925
Article mentions that the first Methodist Church in Kansas City, at 5th and Wyandotte Streets, became a livery stable in the 1890s.
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