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Gallup Map and Station...
Noel M Benson
Kansas City Chamber of...
Gallup Map and Supply ...
'Conventional' Kansas City
January 6, 1980
Following the 1976 Republican Convention, Kansas City has "gone after the convention business with a gusto befitting the diversity of the community". Article describes attractions of the metropolitan area....
15th Street Bridge at Blue Ridge
Postcard of the 15th Street Bridge at Blue Ridge
1914 Map of Greater Kansas City
Street map of Kansas City metropolitan area featuring successive circular lines in one mile intervals out from New Union Station. Rosedale, North Kansas City, Independence, and Kansas City, Kansas, are...
1987 Traffic Map of Kansas City, Missouri and Vicinity
Map of the Kansas City metropolitan area showing main roads. Traffic volumes are indicated on map. Legend indicates primary and secondary roads.
A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping
Photos and article about the decline in population rank and other aspects of the Kansas City metropolitan area from 1959 to 2001, including its convention attendances, the park and boulevard system, the...
A Growth Spurt for KC Area
March 24, 2004
Bates and Caldwell Counties in Missouri and Franklin and Linn Counties in Kansas were added to the metropolitan area bringing the total to 17 counties. The area is officially known as the Kansas City-Overland...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Wyley Wyatt, a farmer and Confederate veteran of Washington Township of Jackson County. Born in North Carolina in 1839 and raised in Jackson County, Missouri before moving to various...
A Statistical Look at Twentieth-Century Misssouri
October 1, 2004
Article compares Missouri in 1900 and 2000 through statistics.
AC12 BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project Collection Finding Aid
The Black Archives of Mid-America / Kansas City Public Library Oral History Collection consists of 59 interviews with individuals prominent in the African American community and provides insight into the...
AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection contains photographic prints and negatives showing African American life in the Kansas City metropolitan area between 1949 and 1962.
AC27 Williams Photo Studio Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1920-ca. 1959
The Williams Photo Studio Collection contains images of African American civic and health institutions, organizations, and schools as well as individuals and residences in the Kansas City metropolitan...
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
AC46 Matchbooks Collection Finding Aid
The Matchbooks Collection contains matchbooks for businesses in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands
Photos and article by Charles Kimball, the president of the Midwest Research Institute, about the aerospace industry in Kansas City, especially research and development "locally by Spencer Chemical, a...
African American Baptist Churches in Kansas City
File contains information and articles with pictures including Reverend Samuel McKibben of the True Light Baptist Church and Reverend Wallace Hartsfield of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church. Also...
An Interview With G. Lawrence Blankinship
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded June 21, 1976. 1 sound cassettes (ca. 60 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...
Thirty-nine brief, satirical news items related to Kansas City area issues, organizations, and celebrities intended to celebrate April Fool's Day, 2005.
Information on Arabs in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Basic Economic Data: A Report on the Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Comprehensive overview of economic information on the Kansas City work force, including job types, population and demographics, geography of where people live and work and how and where they travel, etc....
Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman
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