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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Neighborhoods: The Northeast
Highlights of attractions in the Northeast area of Kansas City including the city's oldest museum, The Kansas City Museum housed in the former R. A. Long mansion, ethnic restaurants like the Vietnamese...
Nelson Gallery: New Kansas City Museum of Antique Treasures Opens
Article about the opening of the Nelson Art Gallery, later called the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, in 1933 in Kansas City. Description of the museum's collections and interior decoration, including "sculptured...
New Exhibit at Museum
A new exhibit will open May 17, 2002, entitled "Corinthian Hall: An Amrican Palace on Gladstone." The history of the home will be highlighted as well as the history of R. A. Long, the owner and builder...
New Government Structure Allows for More Focus on Corinthian Hall
Article explains the new governing system that has been formed called Union Station Kansas City. It will unify the management of Union Station, Science City and the Kansas City Museum. It is hoped that...
New KC Museum Leader Named
April 26, 2014
Article announces that the Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has named Anna Marie Tutera as the new executive director of the Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall. Tutera's background in museum...
New Man At Museum
March 9, 2005
The new site manager for Corinthian Hall is Jay Smith. He comes here from Hutchinson, Kansas, where he worked with the Kansas Underground Salt Museum. As site manager, he deals with day-to-day maintenance...
New Photo Exhibit Opens at KC Museum
September 21, 2005
Married to Adventure: Photographs from the Travels of Martin and Osa Johnson is an exhibit to view at the Kansas City Museum. The Johnsons were from Chanute, Kansas and traveled the world, especially to...
No Fair-Weather Friend
April 21, 2004
The Friends of the Kansas City Museum is not a new organization being founded in 1997, but in recent years as not had a prominent presence. That could change. They have official non-profit status. A newsletter...
No Need to Go to France
August 11, 2004
The Northeast area hosts its own cycling tour called the Cliff Drive Classic Bicycle Race. It was to be held on August 14, 2004. "Cliff Drive Classic circuit races start and finish at the north end of...
North Terrace Park, Colonnade
Postcard of The Colonnade at North Terrace Park
Obituary for Colonel Daniel Dyer (1849-1912), former "president of the Augusta Railway" in Georgia, dying "at his home in Kansas City, Mo.," after a career as a "soldier, pioneer, frontiersman, journalist...
Olive L. Hoggins Papers (Centenary History of the Churches) Finding Aid
This collection of the personal files of Olive Hoggins contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, edited versions of congregational histories, ephemera, etc. Most of the denominational...
On the Frontiers of Public History: Kansas City, Here We Come
Article reviews 12 historic sites in the Kansas City area, which were visited by history professionals during the 2005 National Council on Public History Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Missouri. The sites...
Once-Enchanting Igloo to Return
December 2, 2009
Postcard image and short article about the Kansas City Museum's famed igloo, the centerpiece of the old Eskimoland exhibit on the museum's third floor. The igloo was a popular attraction of generations...
Our Home Town
July 6-12, 2006
Review of The Photographer's Eye: Kansas City through the Lens of Warner Untersee 1950-59, a 2006-2007 photography exhibition at the Kansas City Museum. Warner Untersee was a commercial photographer in...
Postcard of the Pergola at 10th Street and the Paseo
Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City
Contains a photo of "R. A. Long's residence, 3218 Gladstone Boulevard."
Pencil Sketches of Northeast Area
Folder contains a group of four pencil sketches of familiar places in the Northeast Residential area of Kansas City, Missouri. Included is Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 5th and Campbell, the Kansas City...
People: Denise Morrison
Photo and brief text about Morrison and the archives at the museum.
Piecing History Together: New Exhibit at the KC Museum Explores Local History
Photo and article about "the newest special exhibit to open at the Kansas City Museum on Gladstone Boulevard," including "[q]uilts from 1793 to 1944" with historic material on 19th century Kansas Citians....
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