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Fred L Lee
Edward F Bowman
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
"Doc" Brown Cake Walker
Manuscript about the famous Kansas City cake walker, Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
''Unlikely Edens'': Towards Modeling a New Dwelling in Kansas City's Community Gardens
A history of community gardens in Kansas City as well as background information about community gardens established by the Japanese in the United States during World War II while living in internment/concentration...
'Smoky Joe' Wood: Professional Baseball Player and Teacher of University Baseball
A 56-page manuscript about "Smoky Joe" Wood including photographs, timelines, newspaper clippings, and statistics. Included at the end are references and a bibliography.
[The black press]
A 13 page photocopied typescript of a transcript of a speech given by the author at an unidentified event.
A Biography of Joseph Smith Thompson
This 11-page paper includes in narrative form a history of William McMillan Thompson and his son Joseph Smith Thompson. The family had Scottish origins, came to America and were involved with the Mormon...
A Brief History of Francis Harrison Booth, 1812-1869
Francis Harrison Booth was a grocer and saloon keeper in Westport, Missouri, who served as the town's marshal and was among the founders of the First Baptist Church of Westport. This research paper brings...
A Brief History of Jazz
An eight page typewritten paper giving a brief history of jazz in Kansas City. Draft of an article which appeared in the program of the 1965 Kansas City Jazz Festival. Folder also contains printed program....
A Brief History of Kansas City Medical Schools
May 24, 2005
The author wrote this study to help clear up confusion on the part of genealogists and other researchers about the many medical schools in Kansas City. She lists all institutions with "Kansas City" in...
A Brief History of Manufacturing
Manuscript surveys the history of the Pratt & Whitney/Westinghouse plant in Kansas City, Missouri from 1942 through the 1990s, concentrating particularly on the war years. Numerous copies of photographs,...
A Brief History of the C.S.S. Missouri, a Confederate Ironclad
A 10 page typescript with biographical references giving a brief history of the Civil War era Confederate ironclad C.S.S. Missouri and also a timeline.
A Case Study of the Agnes Ward Amberg Club of Kansas City, Mo.
A 13-page typewritten paper about the history and organizational structure of the club as well as the service given. Includes mention of Guadalupe Center, Holy Rosary Center, St. Francis Health Center,...
A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986
A 314 page spiral bound booklet which features local big band leader Warren Durrett. It contains 13 chapters with content arranged in chronological order. Within the pages are photocopies of newspaper...
A City At War: The Impact of the Second World War On Kansas City
A thesis toward a master's degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City (written by Fredrick Marcel Spletstoser, or Fredrick Spletstoser) on the impact of World War II on Kansas City, with information...
A Conceptual Analysis of the Stephen N. Dwight Building
A 30 page photocopied typewritten paper first written in 1970 and later revised in 1974. Includes copy of Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) Worksheet.
A Condensed History Of Music In Kansas City
A six-page, typewritten paper that gives a brief history of some music related events in Kansas City history.
A History of Allen School: 1854-1976
A 52 page, photocopied typescript with footnotes and bibliography on the history of Allen School, the first public school in Westport and Kansas City. Includes pictures, diagrams, and other illustrations....
A History of Kansas City Radio and Television Stations
A 79 page photocopied typed manuscript which includes a short history of radio and of television in Kansas City and the listing of 47 radio stations and 17 television stations.
A History of U.S.A.F. Flight Twenty-four Sixty-One
Author Fred Edmiston writes of his experiences joining the United States Air Force and being part of Flight 2461. This group was stationed at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas, and Sheppard...
A Library Hall
Written by Phil Kirk, this poem refers to the Central Library of the Kansas City Public Library located at 10th and Baltimore. The first floor of the building is called Kirk Hall and is named after Phil...
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