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21. 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...

22. Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 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....

23. Fact or Fiction? Fact or Fiction? January/21/1997 Biographical article about Therese Park, author of the novel "A Gift of the Emperor" about forced sex for Japanese soldiers in occupied Asia during World War II. Born in Korea in 1941 and serving as a...

24. Family Friendly: Designers' Showhouse Has Been a Retreat For Many Generations Family Friendly: Designers' Showhouse Has Been a Retreat For Many Generations May 5, 2004 Article about the 2004 Designers' Showhouse XXXV at 1035 W. 57th Street built in 1916 by J. C. Nichols and Wight and Wight as architects. The first resident was George Bunting.

25. Final Community of Christ Auditorium ‘Messiah' Final Community of Christ Auditorium ‘Messiah’ November 21, 2010 Since 1916 the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (now called Community of Christ) has presented George Frideric Handel’s “Messiah” at the Auditorium in Independence. The 220-voice...

26. Frank M. Howe Is Dead: The End Came to the Architect at His Home Last Night Frank M. Howe Is Dead: The End Came to the Architect at His Home Last Night January/5/1909 Portrait and obituary for Frank Howe (1849-1909), a prominent Kansas City architect and native of Massachusetts coming to Kansas City in 1885 and opening an architectural office that year as a partner...

27. From the Ashes. .. From the Ashes. .. January//1983 Article about the new symphony orchestra born "from the ashes" of the defunct Philharmonic..

28. 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...

29. Helzberg Plans Symphony Offices Helzberg Plans Symphony Offices April 15, 2008 Philanthropist Shirley Helzberg plans to restore and expand the old Vitagraph Film Exchange Building at 17th and Wyandotte for symphony offices and other tenants. Its close proximity to the Kauffman Center...

30. His Violin Helped Awaken City to Good Music His Violin Helped Awaken City to Good Music August 10, 1963 Photos and biographical article about Louis Klein, a 64-year-old retired violinist and pioneer Kansas City musician with "John Behr's Kansas City Symphony orchestra" starting in 1896, with residence at...

31. House of Blue Awnings, 6315 Ward Parkway House of Blue Awnings, 6315 Ward Parkway [2006] Fact sheet on the history of the 37th Symphony Designers' Showhouse at 6315 Ward Parkway, last owned by Richard and Annette Bloch. Mrs. Bloch selected the blue color for the awnings on the house, not realizing...

32. How Many Seats Are Enough? How Many Seats Are Enough? October 5, 2003 Article discusses the controversery over the decision of the board of the performing arts center to build a 1,200 seat orchestra hall in the proposed center specifically for the Kansas City Symphony. With...

33. How the Symphony Made It How the Symphony Made It September//1986 Story of the transition from the Kansas City Philharmonic to the Kansas City Symphony in the early 1980s.

34. 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...

35. Kansas City Orchestral Training School Kansas City Orchestral Training School August-September//1927 Two issues of a newsletter with photos and descriptions of N. DeRubertis as the director of the Kansas City Orchestral Training School and conductor of the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra starting in about...

36. Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid 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...

37. Kansas City Philharmonic: Gone, but Not Forgotten Kansas City Philharmonic: Gone, but Not Forgotten January//1983 Highlights in the history of the Philharmonic Orchestra.

38. Kansas City Symphony Kansas City Symphony circa 1911-1914 Group portrait of the Kansas City Symphony with Carl Busch, conductor, in the Shubert Theater.

39. 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...

40. Kansas City Symphony Orchestra Kansas City Symphony Orchestra