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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Portrait of Doc Brown, Cakewalker.
Dora Taylor Obituary
Obituary for Mrs. Dora Taylor, past president of the women's division of the Kansas City Museum, dying on February 21, 1970.
Dusting Off For the Internet
July 28, 2004
Soon the Kansas City Museum will have online some of their collections. "There, people can see detailed descriptions of the premier items in the collection, complete with photographs, dates and the stories...
Fabulous Career of Jackson County Horsewoman Featured at K. C. Museum
Article about the career of Loula Long Combs, "in the Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame as the only woman and one of two persons cited for equine sports," Description of the exhibition at the Kansas City...
Faces of the Past: The Beautiful People
Photo and description of Gregg Stock, director "of the Kansas City Museum" from 1970 to 1980 after graduating from Rockhurst High School and before moving "to Santa Fe to head the Old Santa Fe Association...
Far-Ranging Museum Pioneers: Two Who Served Kansas City Win Wide Acclaim
Photos and descriptions of John Forbes and Kenneth Prescott, the first and second directors of the Kansas City Museum. Description of Prescott as captain of PT109 during its rescue of John F. Kennedy during...
Fate of Building Uncertain: Vacant Museum Administration Building Will Go Unused by City
Article about the reversion of ownership to the city government of the former Kansas City Museum Administration Building, following the move of the offices to Science City at Union Station, with photo....
First Director of Museum to Return to Kansas City
Photo and biographical article about John Ripley Forbes, or John Forbes, "the first director of the Kansas City Museum who went on to establish 50 children's science centers and museums." Description of...
For Thirtysomething Kansas City Kids
Photo and biographical article about Frank Wiziarde, formerly Whizzo the Clown on KMBC-TV as a children's entertainer. Description of his collections of "video, film, papers, photos and artifacts" given...
Partial frontal view of Francis Black.
Friends of Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall Proposes Merger with Union Station
June 22, 2011
Friends of the Kansas City Museum board members hope to strengthen the organization through a proposed merger with Union Station Kansas City, Inc. The agreement calls for the Friends group to become a...
From the Store to Corinthian Hall
The Kansas City Museum has a new manager. He is Patrick Matthews and the article includes his photo and his plans for the museum.
Future of Kansas City Museum Still Unclear
July 17, 2013
Part one of a two part series examining the future of the Kansas City Museum and its relationship with Union Station Kansas City (USKC). This installment reports on the firing of the museum's director,...
Future of the 'Castle' May Be Already Decided
Photos and article about the future of the Kansas City Museum annex "castle" building at 3200 Norledge Avenue in the Northeast residential district, bidded on at a recent auction by the city government...
G. I. Reed
Head and shoulders view of G. I. Reed.
General John J. Pershing
Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on General John Joseph Pershing, or John Pershing (1860-1948), head general of the United States' military forces in Europe during World War I. Native of LaClede,...
George Fuller Green
Biographical descriptions and notes about the collection of George Fuller Green, or George Green (~1870-1970), "[l]ocal architect and civic leader, city archivist, historian and author.
Partial frontal view of George Kessler.
Partial frontal view of George Warder.
Gladstone Boulevard, at Scarritt Point
Postcard of Gladstone Boulevard, at Scarritt Point
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