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1. Kansas City Symphony Orchestra Kansas City Symphony Orchestra

2. 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...

3. Kansas City Symphony Conductors Kansas City Symphony Conductors Conductors of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra: (later Symphony) Karl Krueger: 1933-1943 Efrem Kurtz: 1943-1947 Hans Schwieger: 1948-1970 Maurice Peress: 1974-1980 William McGlaughlin: 1985-1998...

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

5. George S. Hovey Residence George S. Hovey Residence File contains a booklet about the third Designers' Showhouse (1972) featuring the George Hovey residence, built in 1909 at 1005 Valentine Road, "and lived in by only one other family [by 1972], the Howard...

6. Designers' Showhouses Designers' Showhouses File contains manuscripts, booklets, and information about the designers' showhouses. Designers' Showhouse is a fund-raiser for the Kansas City Symphony generally held in Spring and organized by the Junior...

7. John Henry Aikens Residence John Henry Aikens Residence One page about the John Henry Aikens residence on display for the 1981 Designers' Showhouse XII at 800 West 56th Street, built in 1911. Description of the house and its owner, the first president of the...

8. Alfred Benjamin Memorial Alfred Benjamin Memorial Postcard of Alfred Benjamin Memorial

9. 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...

10. SC66-1 Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-1 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...

11. SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....

12. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of John Behr, director of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra and "the Willis Wood Theatre orchestra, numbered as the best of the local theater orchestras," arriving in Kansas City in 1885...

13. SC66-3 Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-3 Sender Theater Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1903-1917 This two-scrapbook collection covers the years 1905 to 1911 (volume 1) and 1903 to 1917 (volume 2). They include theater programs, play bills, club programs, and some miscellaneous items. Many of the theater...

14. SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1933-1966 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...

15. 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...

16. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

17. 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...

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

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

20. Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXI Symphony Designers' Showhouse XXXI 2001 History of the "two-story brick house at 1030 W. 65th Street" in Kansas City, "built by the J. C. Nichols Company for Mr. and Mrs. William E. Burnett, Jr., in 1936" from designs by architect Edward Tanner....