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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Reduced to Correspondence
Article lists the 10 questions that Northeast News sent to Turner White, CEO/President of Union Station Kansas City, Inc., concerning the rennovation of Corinthian Hall. At the point of publication he...
Restoring the Magic at Corninthian Hall
December 3, 2008
Restoration is underway on 10 panes of stained glass that make up the grand staircase window at Corinthian Hall. The work is being done by the URO Glass Co. The window restoration is part of the greater...
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
October 19, 2005
Captioned photograph showing Claude Page, grandson of Lorraine Shields Page, cutting ribbon to open an exhibit in his grandmother's name at the Kansas City Museum. She was a museum founder who started...
Rizzo Requests Museum Audit
State Representative Henry Rizzo has asked the state auditor to look into the distribution of tax dollars that are designated to museums in Kansas City that existed before 1978. This appears to be in response...
Rizzo Says Museum Restoration Progressing
State Representative Henry Rizzo and State Senator Ronnie DePasco recently met with Kansas City Museum President Dave Ucko, et al.., to discuss restoration plans for the museum.
Robert Alexander Long
Illustrations and information on Robert Alexander Long, or Robert Long, usually called R. A. Long (1850-1934), a prominent local businessman and president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company. Photos and description...
Robert Alexander Long Ellis
Photo and obituary of Robert Alexander Long Ellis (1911-1997), son of Sally A. Long and named after relative Robert A. Long. Born in Corinthian Hall in Kansas City, he became a soldier in World War II,...
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
Robert Van Horn
Partial frontal view of Robert Van Horn.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1950, Page p274
A portion of northeast Kansas City from Cliff Drive south to Saint John Avenue and from N. Gladstone Boulevard east to N. Mersington Avenue, showing buildings, parks, and streets. Large numbers at edges...
Saving Corinthian Hall Piece by Piece
September 27, 2006
The portico entrance on the west side of the Kansas City Museum is having the rusted parts replaced. Work is being done by the A. Zahner Metal Co. Funding is coming from PIAC money allocated for museum-building...
SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid
Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...
SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid
This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the collection...
SC13-3 Knowles Postcard Collection Finding Aid
A collection of approximately 200 postcards primarily from Kansas City and a variety of Missouri towns. Topics includes buildings, streets, libraries, fountains, etc.
SC221 George L. Lightfoot Drawings Collection Finding Aid
This collection contains two limited editions of offset-lithographic prints from the original color drawings of the Kansas City Museum of History and Science by George L. Lightfoot.
SC3 Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid
Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....
SC57 Siegrist Engraving Company Etching Collection Finding Aid
The Siegrist Engraving Company, located at 924 Oak, was founded in 1902 by Mr. Henry S. Siegrist. The collection has 35 etchings of notable Kansas City historical landmarks, including buildings, residences,...
SC58 Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...
SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...
SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid
The Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra began performing in 1933 and ceased in 1982. Beginning performances were held in Convention Hall. The orchestra's home for many years was the Music Hall located in...
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