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Doran L Cart
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Nathan B Young
Williams Photo Studio
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...
Ada & Chester Franklin
File containing photos and a biographical articles about Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (ca. 1886-1983) and her husband Chester Arthur Franklin, or Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founding owners...
Baptist Churches, South Side Baptist Church
Street level view identified on back of photograph as the South Side Baptist Church. Identified in Olive Hoggins newspaper articles as being African American and located at 5400 Montgall Avenue.
Brewhouses in Kansas City, 1850s-1919
Article about old brewhouses in Kansas City, mostly demolished or no longer in business, with photos and illustrations, including the Lemp Brewery at 20th and McGee Streets, the Kansas City Brewery at...
File containing a photo and obituary for Carolyn Brydie (also listed in the same article as Carolyn Byrdie), a Lincoln High School teacher and counselor for 42 years before dying in 1957. She came to Kansas...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of Ferdinand Hauck, president of the Abner Hood Chemical Company at 507 North Montgall Avenue, born in Saint Louis in 1869 and starting in the chemical industry there before arriving...
Death to Retired Railroad Man, 77
March 23, 1951
Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for George Gamble, "widely-known retired railroad man," dying at the age of 77 in 1951. He was a native of Kentucky raised in Atchison, Kansas. He started with...
Dr. John Edward Perry
File containing a photo and information on Dr. John Edward Perry, or J. Edward Perry (1870-1962), a pioneer African American physician in Kansas City. Native of Texas coming here in 1903 as builder of...
Drug House: Closed
The Kansas City Police Department and DART (Drug Abatement Response Team) recently closed down another drug house in the vicinity of 416 1/2 Montgall Avenue. The landlord and neighbors helped to see that...
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of Harry Haldeman, "secretary and treaturer of the Senora Chief Mining Company, and treasurer and secretary of the Llano Copper Company," as the representative of these Senora, Mexico,...
File containing multiple articles about Lillian Burgin, an African American teacher and founder of the Burgin Nursery School at 2415 Montgall Avenue, established in 1937.
Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918
Photo and bio of E. F. Keister, a prominent Kansas City tailor born in Ohio in 1872 and coming here in the 1890s, with residence at 3426 Montgall Avenue.
Photographs and Facts
Photos and biographical articles about E. F. Keister and Richard McCarty. Description of Keister as a tailor born in Ohio in 1872 and coming to Kansas City about 1904, with his "smart shop at 1121 Grand...
Reverend Harvey Parker
Obituary for Reverend Harvey Parker, a minister for 75 years and believed to be one of the oldest living Masons in Missouri. Born in Lexington, Missouri, and dying at the age of 100 in 1963 at his home...
Rites for J. H. Bluford
March 29, 1946
Obituary for John H. Bluford, Sr., or John Bluford, "retired high school teacher" for 24 years in the Kansas City school system before dying on March 3, 1946. Bluford was a native of Virginia who came...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1896-1907, Page p171
Northeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 14th Street south to E. 16th Street and from Park Avenu east to Montgall Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1896-1907, Page p172
Northeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 16th Street south to E. 18th Street and from Park Avenue east to Montgall Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1896-1907, Page p173
Northeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 10th Street south to E. 12th Street and from Park Avenue east to Montgall Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1896-1907, Page p174
Northeastern part of early Kansas City from E. 12th Street south to E. 14th Street and from Park Avenue east to Montgall Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1896-1907, Page p185
Northeastern part of early Kansas City from the south edge of North Terrace Park south to Grandy Avenue and from Witte Place east to Bellefontaine Avenue, showing buildings, streets, additions, bluff line,...
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