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Businesses -- Early
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
J H Buford
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
American Illustrating ...
1904 Saint Louis World's Fair
File containing a magazine or book excerpt with several large photos and captions from scenes at the 1904 Saint Louis World's Fair, including the Administration Building, Machinery Hall, the California...
Aerial view of 1951 flood scene looking down upon Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street. Schutte Lumber Company, Sweet Lumber Company and Thompson-Hayward Chemical...
1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...
A. D. Lowe Machine Company
Photos and text about the company at 18th and Highland Avenues, in the business of general machinery repair.
Admiral Power Press
Admiral Power Press in front of Admiral Hay Press Manufacturing Company located at 1212-30 W. 8th.
Advertising Card Scrapbook
A hardbound scrapbook containing 82 pages of advertising and calling cards plus 5 unused pages. Cards are mainly for businesses outside Missouri, but some Kansas City businesses are represented on pages...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 12 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in two columns showing the following:
1. Three women at a table looking on as a man reads to them.
2. A man on a horse roping a bull. Card...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 54 with People and Horses
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards showing the following:
1. A woman feeding an old man who appears sick.
2. Two children looking at an African American man holding a sign (which is...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 9 with Women, Horses, and Country Scenes
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards. Three cards are cut to the shape of their image. One shows a yellow rose; the other two each show a woman in a blue dress. The other four cards show:
Agricultural Hall of Fame and National Center
Photos and article about "the new director and a new look" at "the Agricultural Hall of Fame near Bonner Springs, Kans., to rekindle interest in the museum," with buggies, farm machinery, etc.
Biographical sketch of Alden Millard, publisher of "the Millard Implement Directories of Kansas City, Omaha and St. Louis" starting in 1886 and "justice of the peace of Independence," Missouri, starting...
An Energy Trove Awaits . . . Maybe
February 28, 2012
A possible oil and natural-gas boom may occur in southern Kansas as drilling companies increase efforts to recover gas and oil by fracking. Although "its role has shrunk," Kansas "remains a player as one...
Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River
2 postcard views of the Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River
Bed Spring Factory
The Bone-Baird Spring Bed Company is located at 1616 Main Street in Kansas City. They manufacture a number of styles and grades of bed springs and plan to increase capacity to 2,000 beds a month by installing...
Biography of Hazelle Hedges Rollins (1910-1984), Puppet Creator
Buford & George Imp. Co.
Advertising card for Buford & George Imp. Co., agents to the "Rock Island Plow Co./ Successors to B. D. Buford & Co., Rock Island, Ills.." Front of card shows a portrait of a woman in profile. Card is...
Building Farm Machinery
Eagle Manufacturing Company, located in Armourdale on Mill Street is headed by H. F. Devol. The article describes the operations of the company and a brief history, as well as providing photos of the inner...
Bullene, Moores & Emery
Advertising card for Bullene, Moore, and Emery showing a number of related images: The Jamestown Worsted Mill buildings; textile machinery, and a woman with a sheep. Card is thin, more like a piece of...
Businessman and Civic Leader Jerome Cohen Dies at Age 89
Obituary for Jerome Cohen, an entrepreneur known for his humanitarian service and civic leadership. Cohen was a pioneer in the office machinery and document reproduction business, and was named Kansas...
C. O. Cooper
Description of agricultural implements business located on 10th Street, between Mulberry and Hickory.
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