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Howard G Bartling
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
American Illustrating ...
Frederick C Gunn
Storefronts along south side of 5th Street, between Walnut and Grand, including "Bond Lunch" diner, a barbershop, and "Fern Laundry."
8th Street, West from Walnut
Postcard of 8th Street, West from Walnut
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 20 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards showing the following:
1. A robin, rose, and house. Card says: "Shaub & Burns, Shoe Dealers, 14 North Queen St., Lancaster, Pa...""
2. A woman and...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 69 with Outdoor Country Scenes, Lace, and Flowers
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards as follows:
1. Four cards are in the shape of a book, the front covers showing: a church in winter, a couple sitting on a bench, a woman in a field with...
Advertising Cards Vertical Files
These business or company name vertical files for the advertising cards from the late nineteenth century (circa 1880s-1900) have information about the company or business or people involved.
An Interview With Rita Botello
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 19, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado
Behind the Scenes
Photos and article about three large Greater Kansas City businesses: DLR Group (architects), ScriptPro (manufacturers of "robotic equipment to fill prescription orders in pharmacies"), and the Crown Center...
Biography of Herbert M. Woolf (1880-1964), Founder of Woolf Brothers Clothing Store
C. C. Peters Residence
Postcard of the home of C. C. Peters at 55th and State Line
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of Walter Gaugh, co-partner of the Union Printing & Binding Company at 408 Admiral Boulevard. He was born in Kansas City in 1878 and entered his father's printing business about 1902,...
Postcard of the City Hospital
January 18-24, 2008
Description of Ace ImageWear started by Ed and Clara Heilman in their basement in 1932. Formerly Ace Linen Service & Laundry, the company now supplies laundry services, garments, and customized images....
Description of the Silver Laundry & Towel Company's Plant
Description of the Silver Laundry and Towell Company plant located at 1012-1020 Campbell Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The architect for the building is Rudolf Markgraf of Kansas City. Includes a picture...
Early Kansas City Architects: "Violence in the Ranks"
Biographical article about architect Albert Ramsden, killed in 1888, possibly by architectural colleague John Martling. Photo and description of perhaps his only local design, "Judge Shannon Douglass'...
Faultless Starch/Bon Ami Company
Profile of the history of the Kansas City-based Faultless Starch Company. Major Thomas Beaham, originally from Ohio, moved to Kansas City in 1886. In 1891 he bought out his partner of the Beaham & Moffitt...
Fire Destroys an Old Church: Condemned Building at 1501 Broadway Is in Flames an Hour
Photo, caption, and article about the destruction by fire of the "2-story stone building at 1501 Broadway, once the home of one of Kansas City's oldest churches." Built in 1902 as "the third home of the...
General Hospital Profile
Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City
May 29, 1905
First in the area between 1880 and 1950 as laborers and merchants. Later laundry and restaurant shopkeepers and gifted scientists remained here during the Cold War. Discussion of Asians' contributions,...
Hong Sung Tung at Rest
Funeral ceremony in the Chinese tradition for Chinese owner of laundry business at 6th and Main Streets.
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