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101. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p841 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p841 1917-1957 A portion of Independence, Missouri, from Winner Road south to E. 20th Street and from Northern Boulevard east to Claremont, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...

102. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p854 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p854 1917-1957 A portion of the Intercity District between Kansas City, Missouri, and Independence, Missouri, from E. 11th Street south to E. 14th Street and from Glenwood Avenue east to Ralston Avenue, showing buildings,...

103. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 9, 1930-1941, Page p0921 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 9, 1930-1941, Page p0921 1930-1941 A portion of Kansas City from E. 56th Street south to E. 57th Street and from Rockhill Road east to Forest Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

104. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 9, 1930-1941, Page p1013 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 9, 1930-1941, Page p1013 1930-1941 A portion of Kansas City from W. 73rd Street south to W. 75th Street and from Pennsylvania Avenue east to Wornall Road, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to...

105. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 9, 1930-1941, Page p1107 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 9, 1930-1941, Page p1107 1930-1941 A portion of Kansas City from E. 70th Street Terrace south to E. 72nd Street and from Olive Street east to Montgall Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...

106. SC112 Ashland Theatre/William L. Shelton Ledger Book Preliminary Inventory SC112 Ashland Theatre/William L. Shelton Ledger Book Preliminary Inventory 1907-1922 This collection consists of one 272 page ledger book identified as C Book ledger and containing entries from the years 1907 to 1922. The book appears to have belonged to William L. Shelton. Some of the...

107. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

108. Show Business Is No Business: Movie Maniac Show Business Is No Business: Movie Maniac May//1990 Biographical article about Wade Williams, "a 47-year-old Kansas City native" and "the area's pre-eminent film producer." Owner of "the largest library of science fiction shows" from the 1940s-1960s, producer...

109. Signs Reduce a Rental: Monthly Income to Increase $150 if Obstructions Are Removed Signs Reduce a Rental: Monthly Income to Increase $150 if Obstructions Are Removed November/19/1922 Photo, caption, and article about the monthly fees charged to businesses at the Schutte Building with excessive signage on Grand Avenue, including a movie theater and Chinese restaurant. Addresses affected...

110. Some Movie Theaters in the Area Some Movie Theaters in the Area 2007 Book contains brief information and pictures on selected movie theaters in Iowa, Kansas, St. Louis metro area, Missouri, and Nebraska as well as the Kansas City metro area. Those listed locally include...

111. The First Municipal Motion Pictures Ever Made The First Municipal Motion Pictures Ever Made May//1913 Article about publicity motion pictures of Kansas City for prospective businesses to view before locating in the city, called the first of their kind and filmed by C. W. Hutton "the photographer for the...

112. The Globe to Be Razed The Globe to Be Razed April/21/1932 Article about the demolition of the theater whose "greatest claim to histrionic distinction here [Kansas City] is that the talking movie. ..was introduced within the Globe walls."

113. The Last (Dirty) Picture Show The Last (Dirty) Picture Show January 10-16, 2013 Article describes the history of and current state of the historic Strand theatre, located near 35th Street and Troost. References are made to the Strand theatre as a mainstream motion picture theater...

114. The Last Picture Show: A Kansas city Magazine Photo Essay The Last Picture Show: A Kansas city Magazine Photo Essay August//1996 Photographs mainly of drive-in theater signs. The theaters are located in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri.

115. The Return of Glory to the Midland The Return of Glory to the Midland Second Quarter, 1982 Article features the return of the 1927 silent film masterpiece of Abel Gance, Napoleon, which was shown at the restored Midland Theater.

116. The Uptown Theatre The Uptown Theatre Fourth Quarter, 1987 Article features the Uptown Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri, and includes several photographs of the interior and exterior of the theater. Some of the unusual features of the building are highlighted....

117. Theaters Will Act in P & L District's Success Theaters Will Act in P & L District's Success May 9-15, 2008 Article describes two historic theaters that are being renovated as part of the Kansas City Power & Light District project. The Empire Theater, known henceforth as Mainstreet Theater will be a six-screen...

118. Two KC Area Theaters Find Their Places in History Two KC Area Theaters Find Their Places in History March 10, 2005 Article reports the entering of two historic Kansas City area theaters into the National Register of Historic Places: The Overland/Rio in Overland Park, Kansas (7204 W. 80th St.), and the Granada in Kansas...

119. Uptown Theater Uptown Theater File includes the Nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places.

120. Westside--Alternative Theaters Play to Kansas City's Offbeat Film Buffs Westside--Alternative Theaters Play to Kansas City's Offbeat Film Buffs February//1982 Article about the movie theater on Troost Avenue showing only "vintage, offbeat and independent films."