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Glass Negative, Color
Photograph, B/w, 8x1...
Winters, Ernest C
Mission Hills, Kansas
Ranch Mart Shopping Ce...
Harkins Commercial Pho...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
An Interview With Dolores Rodriguez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 18, 1978. 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. Includes typed list of...
Ancient Parlors May Be Gay Again
Photos and captions about the buildings of "Henry Coppock, cattle feeder" and builder of a "solid brick mansion in 1886," sold in 1946 to the J. C. Nichols Company and located "across Shawnee Mission road...
Arches at House Front
View from the southeast of arches at the front of the Ernest C. Winters Residence, 5955 Mission Road. Winters was founder of the Winters Securities Co.
Biography of Herbert M. Woolf (1880-1964), Founder of Woolf Brothers Clothing Store
Biography of Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Methodist Minister and Missionary
Charming to a "T"
Article describes the city of Westwood, Kansas. Westwood is bordered by 47th Street and Shawnee Mission Parkway to the north and south, Mission Road to the east, and Rainbow to the west. "In the late 1940s,...
Chinese Orchestra Statues
Statues of Chinese musicians at Mission Drive and Indian Lane.
Deaths: Mrs. H. James Hood
Obituary for Mrs. Louisa Davidson Hinde Hood, or Louisa Hood, "5900 Mission road, Fairway," Kansas, the wife of H. James Hood. Description of her life and career as a native of Newburg, Missouri, coming...
Driveway and Residence
Driveway and entrance of the Ernest C. Winters Residence, 5955 Mission Road. Winters was founder of the Winters Securities Co.
Finding Common Ground
Illustration and article about the communication and cooperation among institutions "of disparate religions" of Kansas City, including Christian, Jewish, Islamic or Muslim, and Hindu temples and churches....
Gezer Park to Extend Children's Play Area
March 25, 2011
The Barton P. and Mary D. Cohen Charitable Trust made a $45,000 contribution in December 2010 to the children's play area at Leawood's Gezer Park, located at 133rd and Mission Road. The park is a tribute...
Glenwood Theatre Sign
August 13, 2007
The Glenwood Theatre sign is currently up at the Metcalf South Shopping Center. However, the center is due in the future to be made over. Theater co-owner Wade Williams says the sign will migrate to the...
J. M. Freeland a Shot Victim
Photo and obituary for J. Milton Freeland, "63 years old, a vice president of the City National Bank and Trust company," dying of a "self-inflicted bullet wound at the home, 5618 Mission road, Fairway,"...
Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men
Photo and bio of Herbert Morris Woolf, or Herbert Woolf, "President of the firm of Woolf Brothers, Inc.," clothiers of Kansas City. Born in Kansas City in 1880 and taking over his father's clothing store...
KC's Own Seabiscuit
July 29, 2003
Story of race horse Lawrin, owned by Herbert Woolf, owner of Woolf Brothers Clothing Stores. Lawrin won the Kentucky Derby in 1938. He was bred and trained in what is now Prairie Village, Johnson County,...
Kenilworth Residential Area
Folder contains a promotional brochure on Kenilworth development, published by the J.C. Nichols Company. It includes a map of the area. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the...
Leaders in Our Town
Photo and bio of Albert Jones, president of the A. R. Jones Oil & Operating Company, raised in Illinois in the 1880s and moving to Independence, Kansas, in 1902 as an oil prospector before coming to Kansas...
Leawood Moves Ahead With Gezer Park
September 15, 2006
Gezer Park is to be located on the east side of Mission Road at 133rd Street in Leawood. It is named in honor of Leawood's Sister-City relationship with the Gezer Region of Israel. Construction of the...
Medal Given to a Former Kansas Citian
Biographical article about James Polkinghorn, a "United States Air Force colonel" winning the Legion of Merit, "one of the highest awards for outstanding service to the nation" in 1967. Also "director...
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