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Nettie Thompson Grove
John F Gregory
Floyd C Shoemaker
Theodore S Case
E M Clendening
Fred L Lee
A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts
Biographical article about architect Phillip Drotts, working in Kansas City from 1904 until the early 1950s, "the designer of some of the city's outstanding structures." Photos and description of his career,...
A Kansas City Architect: A. Wallace Love
Photos and biographical article about A. Wallace Love (1859-1912), an architect and building contractor native to Michigan and coming to Kansas City in 1878. City official as City Councilman, superintendent...
A Kansas City Architect: Benjamin Lubschez
Photos and biographical article about Benjamin Lubschez, a local architect designing the Garrison Community Center.
A Kansas City Architect: Charles A. Smith
Photos and biographical article about Charles Smith, a local architect designing many downtown buildings, such as 1016 Walnut Street, YMCAs at both downtown and the Paseo, and Capitol Garage at 1306 Main...
A Kansas City Architect: Clarence Erasmus Shepard
Photos, illustration, and biographical article about Clarence Erasmus Shepard, or Clarence Shepard (1869-1949), a Kansas City architect, artist, and landscape engineer. Native of New York growing up in...
A Kansas City Architect: Clifton B. Sloan
Photos and biographical article about Clifton Breeden Sloan, or Clifton Sloan (1870-1958), an architect "responsible for some of Kansas City's most interesting architectural designs." Native of Illinois...
A Kansas City Architect: Edgar Faris
Biographical article about Edgar Faris (1882-1945), a Kansas City architect with extant works dating between 1908 and 1925, before moving to Miami in 1926, gaining "a national reputation as a landscape...
A Kansas City Architect: Frederick B. Hamilton
Photos and biographical article about Frederick Hamilton, a local architect with his most interesting building said to be on the Plaza at 611-613 Brooklyn Street, one of few of its kind left in Kansas...
A Kansas City Architect: James Oliver Hogg
Photos, illustration, and biographical article about James Hogg, an architect born in Wisconsin "around 1858" and arriving in Kansas City in 1886. Designer of mostly commercial and storage buildings, including...
A Kansas City Architect: The Boller Brothers
Biographical article about the "Kansas City architectural firm (variously known as Carl Boller and Brother or the Boller Brothers)," "composed of brothers Carl and Robert Boller, natives of St. Joseph,...
A Kansas City Architect: The Boston Connection
Biographical article about architect Benjamin Brooks, moving from Boston to Kansas City in 1885, working here until 1919 on apartments and houses, including the Beals Building and residence and the Massachusetts...
A Kansas Settler
Autobiographical article about the author's recreational travels in eastern Kansas on a return trip to the East from Denver.
A Knockout, a Beer, a Cigarette: Life in the Ring in Kansas City
Article examining the overall boxing scene in Kansas City.
A Labor of Love
Description of the work of Kansas City club owners to keep the Kansas City jazz scene thriving.
A Lady of Arcadia: The Doomed Garrison of Pilot Knob, and How It Was Saved
Photos, illustrations, map, and article about the Civil War Battle of Pilot Knob in 1864 at Pilot Knob, Missouri, "situated eighty-six miles south of the city of St. Louis." Description of various military...
A Lady Revealed
Article about the secret identities and hidden pasts of former mistresses and real estate women Louise Heorath (born in 1866 as Cora Totty) and Annie Chambers (born in 1843 as Leannah Kearns), around 1900....
A Lady Revealed in the Last Years of a Woman of Uncertain Reputation: The Story of Louise Heorath
Louise Heorath whose real name was Cora Totty was associated with Annie Chambers, owner of houses of prostitution in the city around the turn of the century. "Perhaps it was not until the 18th Amendment...
A Leap-of-Faith Makeover
Color pictures and description of the half-million makeover of the EBT restaurant located in the UMB Bank building off Interstate Highway 435 and State Line Road. EBT was created in memory of the former...
A Legacy of Service in Kansas City
Michael's Fine Clothes for Men has been in business for over 100 years in the Kansas City area. Opened by Michael Novorr in 1905, the business has thrived at 1830 Main Street and has now become a vital...
A Legacy to a City: Kansas City Architects George Kessler, Henry Wright, and Sid and Herbert Hare
Thorough article about the landscape architecture and urban planning designed and put in place in Kansas City and other Midwestern cities by prominent Kansas City architects George Kessler (1862-1923),...
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