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Long, Robert A
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Jane F Flynn
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...
Scarritt Gala Raises Funds For Museum
Scarritt Renaissance Neighborhood Association hosts the 2nd annual Corinthian Hall Christmas Gala. Money raised used to preserve Corinthian Hall.
Looking east at Scarritt Point. Also shows East Bottoms and Kansas City Museum.
File contains brochures and articles about Science City located in Union Station and part of the Kansas City Museum.
Science City Creator Moves to D. C.
News about the relocation to Washington, D. C. in 2000 of David Ucko, "president of the Kansas City Museum" since about 1989 and creator of Science City, "Kansas City's first major science center." Related...
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,...
Sign Positive: Take it Down
October 25, 2006
In the "Publisher's Perspective" column, Michael Bushnell discusses the new sign that was recently put up over the entrance to Corinthian Hall. He considers the sign "just plain ugly, garish, historically...
Six Historic Homes on June 4 Tour
Article about a tour of six residences "within walking distance of the Kansas City Museum. ..3218 Gladstone Boulevard," in the Northeast district.
Smithsonian Link Benefits K. C. Museum
February 5, 2003
Union Station officials have announced the affiliation now with the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. Union Station Kansas City, Inc. now has privileges to borrow from the Smithsonian collection...
Soprano Star From the 19th Century
September 13, 2006
Description of an exhibit at the Kansas City Museum entitled "Alice Nielson [Nielsen]: Heartland Diva" which opens September 17, 2006 with a live opera recital. Nielsen was an international opera star...
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