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Giles Carroll Mitchell
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
S Augustus Mitchell
"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....
100 Years of Aviation
Entire issue of Gateway Heritage devoted to flight. Includes primary sources such as letters by the Wright brothers and Charles Lindbergh. Chapters are: How We Made The First Flight; To Octave Chanute,...
A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303
Copies of letters written by Luke Lea (an Indian agent) and others about the character and activities of W. W. Cleghorn, another Indian agent at Fort Leavenworth around 1850. Complimentary descriptions...
A Growing Strength
Review of painting show at the Central Exchange.
A New Map of Kentucky
1846 (reprinted ca. 1960)
Map of Kentucky showing counties, towns, roads, and distances between towns, with insets showing the falls of Ohio, the Lexington area, and the Clarksburg area in 1846.
Abstracts Collection Finding Aid
1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890)
Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...
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....
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 26 with Athletes
Scrapbook page containing 19 advertising cards arranged in four rows of five (card in upper right corner is missing). Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a portrait of and identifies an athlete and, usually,...
Alfred Benjamin Memorial
Description of the memorial to the vice-president of Abernathy Furniture Company and philanthropist.
Ansel Nichols Mitchell
Obituary for Ansel Nichols Mitchell, or Ansel Mitchell, a retired civil engineer and long-time director of the J. C. Nichols Company, dying at the age of 69.
Listing of Arthur Mitchell, photographer, with offices at 805 Main Street and residence at 541 Locust Street in 1886. There are no entries for Arthur Mitchell in the directories of 1883-1884 or 1915-1916....
Biography of August Meyer, as a sculptor and organizer of the Park and Boulevard System, and description of the memorial.
Award to Editor, 81: L. Mitchell White Is Recipient
Biographical article about L. Mitchell White, "co-editor and co-publisher of the Mexico (Mo.) Ledger" and 81-year-old winner of "the 1964 Minnesota award for distinguished service in journalism."
Charcoal portrait of Baxter Mitchell dressed in suit coat, vest,shirt, and cravat. The drawing is not signed but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. "Baxter Mitchell" is handwritten in lower right...
Bell Telephone Administration Building
Chapter about the original Telephone Building owned by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company on the northwest corner of 11th and Oak Streets. It was completed in 1919. Fourteen floors were added and completed...
Biography of Thomas Wight (1874-1949) and William D. Wight (1882-1947), Architects
Postcard of the Boley Building at 12th and Walnut Streets
Bowling Team Award
Trophy presentation to women's bowling team at unidentified location. Photograph also found in Scrapbook #37, 1961, page 35 and identified as Champion Team bowlers in SCBA Bowling League of the Women's...
Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid
Brookings Montgomery (1884-1963) was a local photographer who died in Kansas City at the age of 79. He owned and operated Montgomery Foto Service located at 1519 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Missouri. It is...
Building with Care
Photo and biographical article about Becky Cotton Zahner, or Becky Zahner, an 35-year-old architect and "head of the Kansas City office of Mackey Mitchell Associates; designer of a host of impressive structures...
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