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Businesses -- Early
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing the area around 39th Street and Main Street. Westport Branch Library is visible. Map identified from set as Section 20, Township 49N,...
Ahead of Public Library Was Mechanics' Institute
Article about the predecessor to the Kansas City Public Library, the Mechanics' Institute, on the second floor at 509 Main Street, established by John Taylor.
Photo and bio of Alexander Harris (1820-1898), twice mayor of Kansas City in 1866 and in 1888, born "either in Kentucky or Tennessee" and keeping a saloon in Kansas City by the early 1850s "on Main Street...
Algot Jackson, Sr.
Biographical sketch of Algot Jackson, Sr., "president of the A. R. Jackson Kansas City Show Case Works." He was born in Sweden in 1846 and came to Kansas City in 1869 as a construction worker engaged in...
Residence of George S. Allee, President, Missouri Oil Men’s Association, located at 6444 Main Street, taken from the southeast in the Spring.
Residence of George S. Allee, President, Missouri Oil Men’s Association, located at 6444 Main Street, taken from the southeast in the Fall.
Biographical sketch of Dr. Alphonso Hunt, a physician born in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1857 and coming to the Kansas City in around the early 1880s, residing at 2901 Main Street.
Folder contains an advertising card for F.G. Altman, dealer in jewelry located at 725 Main Street.
Ambrosi Brothers--A Cut Above
Article describes the history of the Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery Company, a Midtown fixture. The Ambrosi Family emmigrated from Italy to the United States in 1957, and began sharpening knives out of the back...
American Legion Memorial Fountain
Close-up view of the American Legion Memorial Fountain located at 9th and Main in Kansas City, Missouri.
American Sewing Machine
Description of business at 1026 Main Street carrying sewing machines billed as the only machine of its kind. It had "a self-setting needle" and "self-threading shuttle."
An Interview With Josephine Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 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.
An Underground Journey
May 2, 2010
Article describing the work carried out by sewer maintenance workers and new technologies used by the Kansas City Water Services Department. One of Kansas City's first sewers was made of limestone quarried...
Anderson Photo Company
The Anderson Photo Company was organized on December 20, 1911, and located at 1922 Main Street.
Andre's Swiss Pastry Shop
Frontal view, facing southwest, of Andre's Swiss Pastry Shop, located at 5018 Main Street. Urban Architects, Inc. was awarded for its imaginative store front designs and assistance in remodeling the parking...
Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908
Photos and description of the general charity industry in Kansas City and various charitable institutions such as Associated Charities (at 1115 Charlotte Street), the Catholic Ladies' Aid Society (in the...
Applied Experience: a Mother's Model for Thoughtful Development
The author describes her experiences renovating the Arthel Building at 1901 Main Street and FLEX Storage Systems in Topeka, Kansas.
Arbor Villa Pool
View of swimming pool at Main Street and 66th Street Terrace with children in it.
Aria Neaves Named Assistant to Downtown Gift Shop Owner
February 7-13, 1975
File containing a photo and biographical article about Mrs. Aria Neaves, "appointed recently as assistant to the owner of Anna's Gifts at 1221 Main street."
Looking east along Armour from Main.
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