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1. A New Day A New Day "The 41st Symphony Designers' Showhouse Takes Aim at The National Spotlight." Two-page spread explains a new emphasis for the Designers' Showhouse. Karen Mills, a radio show host, interior designer and...

2. A Star is Born A Star is Born September 17, 2011 Article describes the opening night reception at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. Festivities included performances by the Kansas City Ballet, the Kansas City Symphony, and opera star Placido...

3. Alfred Benjamin Memorial Alfred Benjamin Memorial Postcard of Alfred Benjamin Memorial

4. Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1875-1927 Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...

5. Another Chorus for Bruffy Another Chorus for Bruffy June 29, 2008 Charles Bruffy, "longtime conductor of the Kansas City Chorale," has been appointed conductor of the Kansas City Symphony chorus. Bruffy succeeds Arnold Epley who served for 17 years as conductor of the...

6. Art Center Will be Named for Kauffmans Art Center Will be Named for Kauffmans September 22-28, 2006 The performing arts center planned to be built downtown will officially be named after the Kauffman family who have pledged forty per cent of the cost of the building. The ceremonial groundbreaking is...

7. Bartle Deal Clears Way for Ballroom Bartle Deal Clears Way for Ballroom May 3, 2005 A preliminary agreement has been reached that will allow construction of the Bartle Hall ballroom and provide a $25 million city contribution to a revised Performing Arts Center. About 1/3 of a 17.5 acre...

8. Bertrand Rockwell Residence Bertrand Rockwell Residence The Rockwell house at 1004 West 52nd Street was featured as the 13th Designers' Showhouse in 1982.

9. Biography of Clara S. Hockaday (1909-1994), Social Leader Biography of Clara S. Hockaday (1909-1994), Social Leader 1999

10. Biography of Conrad Mann (1871-1943), Civic Leader Biography of Conrad Mann (1871-1943), Civic Leader 1999

11. Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter Biography of Ruth Seufert(1897-1975), Concert Promoter 2008

12. Brand-New Digs, Bigger Shows Brand-New Digs, Bigger Shows November 14, 2010 Kansas City's largest performing arts organizations anticipate "big and better" performances for their 2011-2012 inaugural seasons at the new Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The Center is scheduled...

13. Carl Busch Carl Busch File contains information about Carl Busch, the founder and conductor of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra. He was a native of Denmark and musical composer of the early 20th century, included in the 1912...

14. Carl Busch and the Symphony Orchestra an Asset That Should Be Capitalized Carl Busch and the Symphony Orchestra an Asset That Should Be Capitalized March 30, 1915 Article about the importance of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra, led by director Carl Busch, to the city, "as much a necessity for this city as water, light and paved streets," with photo.

15. Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History 2004-2005 Article surveys the history of Kansas City's orchestras starting with Mary Donohue who gave piano lessons out of her home at First and Grand in the 1850s. The various orchestras and their conductors are...

16. Crescendo of Guest Artists at Symphony's New Home Crescendo of Guest Artists at Symphony's New Home January 15, 2011 Article details the plans for the 2011-12 season for the Kansas City Symphony that will help "to inaugurate the Symphony's state-of-the-art performance home, the 1,600 seat Helzberg Hall." The program...

17. Designers' Showcase to Be in Roanoke Area Designers' Showcase to Be in Roanoke Area February 1977 Aticle about the eighth Designers' Showhouse, at 1008 Valentine Road, a Victorian mansion built in 1901-1902 for the family of Llewellyn James, general counsel for the Armour Packing Company and later...

18. Designers' Showhouse I Designers' Showhouse I 1970 The first Designers' Showhouse was 5208 Belleview Avenue, residence of Harry Seavey. Designed by architect John Van Brunt, it was built in 1912 and overlooked Brush Creek Valley. Seavey was born in Chicago...

19. Designers' Showhouse XIX Designers' Showhouse XIX 1988 Two-page paper on the 19th Designers' Showhouse showcasing the residence of Herbert P. Wright at 3735 Belleview Avenue. The house was built in 1913, designed by architect Clarence Shepard, and listed "on...

20. Designers' Showhouse XXXIV, Roselawn Designers' Showhouse XXXIV, Roselawn 2003 Magazine of the 34th Designers' Showhouse featuring Roselawn, former home of William Volker at 3717 Bell, Kansas City, Missouri. Includes floor plans (p. 62) and photographs and descriptions of the design...