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103 Years of History
March 16, 2002
Article that gives a short history of The Independent magazine. It was started in 1899 by George Creel and Arthur Grissom as a political magazine. Ten years later two women, Katherine Baxter and Clara...
A Bright Kansas City Paper
Two paragraphs about "'Tavern Talk,' the official hotel paper," "[o]ne of the brightest and neatest magazines edited and printed in Kansas City."
A Guide to Negro Periodical Literature (Subject and Author)
A Missouri Poet and Teacher
Photo and biographical article about Eleanor Denny, poet and Kansas City high school teacher, with samples of her poems published in various magazines.
About Town: Some Ex-Kansas Citians Make Marks Elsewhere
Biographical article about former Kansas Citians achieving success in other cities, including the following: Homer Wadsworth, Nathan Stark, Robert Brown (former assistant city manager), Dave Dexter, Jr....
ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid
AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power/KC (ACT-UP/KC) was founded in September 1988 with the purpose of promoting AIDS awareness, treatments, and victim's rights through aggressive activism. ACT-UP/KC held numerous...
Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid
Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....
Fact sheet about Alice Nielsen, a singer born in the 1870s and presumably appearing in Kansas City around the turn of the century with costumes held at the Kansas City Museum, with references to newspapers...
Art and Artists: From Fast Ad Pace to Portraits
Photo and biographical article about Harry Fredman, a former advertising artist as a teenager in Kansas City for men's clothing, moving to New York in 1945 and becoming an illustrator of portraits and...
Artist's Identity Forever Rooted in Kansas Landscapes
January 30, 2011
Interview with Stan Herd who earned the designation "crop artist" by Dan Rather. Herd "is a Lawrence-based crop artist. His rendering of a bottle of Absolut vodka 'painted' on 17 acres using indigenous...
Author and Newsman George Washington Ogden Dies at 94: He Had Been City Editor of the Old Kansas City Times
Obituary for George Washington Ogden, or George Ogden, "94, author and former city editor of the old Kansas City Times" "before its purchase by The Star." Native of Lawrence, Kansas coming to Kansas City...
Aw, C'Mon Valentine, Who Are You?
File containing an issue of the Jackson County Journal newsletter or magazine with photos and information on government employees of Jackson County, Missouri.
Beautiful Location: Parkville
Short article about the community of Parkville, Missouri, located north of the Missouri River and northeast of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Includes mention of magazines who find Parkville to be one...
Biography of Courtney Ryley Cooper (1886-1940), Journalist
Biography of Ernest O. Brostrom (1888-1969), Architect
Biographical sketch of Cameron Mann, "rector of Grace (Protestant Episcopal) Church, Kansas City," born in New York City in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a "frequent contributor of prose and...
Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid
circa 1880s-1988 [bulk 1880s-1890s]
Carl Betz was a pioneer in the physical education curriculum in the Kansas City public schools in the late 1800s. The collection consists of two boxes with programs, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs,...
Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid
Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...
Church Honor to William D. Dunlap
February 8, 1952
Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about William Dunlap, or W.D. Dunlap, a "teacher of history and government" at Lincoln High School "and a member of the St. Augustine's Episcopal...
Civil War In Missouri
File contains a list of magazines and Missouri Civil War organizations.
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