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Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Harkins Commercial Pho...
Anderson Photo Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
May 5, 2004
Story features the Golden Gloves Tournament and especially the regionals held in Kansas City over the years. The Golden Gloves was created by the Chicago Tribune in 1923 and was sponsored by big city newspapers,...
Group of People Viewing Bust of Busch at Municipal Auditorium
Group of people viewing bust of Busch on display at Municipal Auditorium.
His Book by Chance: Irving Stone Once Shunned Inspiration of "Lust for Life"
Photo and biographical article about Irving Stone, a famous biographical novelist speaking in Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium about his 1936 novel "Lust for Life" about artist Vincent van Gogh. Later...
Historic Kansas City Architecture
Photos and text about the structure at 211 West 13th Street.
Photos, illustrations, and information on various home shows in the Kansas City area back to the 1920s and held in recent (as of 2001) years in Municipal Auditorium.
Photos and biographical article about President Harry Truman visiting returning to Kansas City from World War II overseas with speeches and appearances in Independence, Municipal Auditorium, and the University...
Postcard of the Hotel Commonwealth
Hotel President: Good Food, Walnut Room, Coffee Shop, Rounup Cocktail Bar
Illustration and ad for the "Hotel President" or President Hotel (shown next to the Kansas City Power & Light Building and Municipal Auditorium) at 14th and Baltimore Avenues with its own restaurant, the...
View of the Ice Ca'Pets, part of the Ice Capades which was featured at the April 10, 1962 weekly luncheon. They performed at Municipal Auditorium that week.
View of skaters in the Ice Capades which were featured at the April 10, 1962 weekly luncheon. They performed at Municipal Auditorium that week.
View on ice of the Old Smoothies who were Orrin Markhus and Irma Thomas and who performed with the Ice Capades. The group was featured at the April 10, 1962 weekly luncheon and performed at Municipal Auditorium...
Ike Comes to Town for F. F. A. and the Royal
October 15, 1953
Illustrations of President Dwight David Eisenhower, and some attractions at the American Royal in Kansas City during his visit here, with a photo of the new American Hereford Association headquarters building...
In a Wild Greeting
Photos and description of the capacity crowd speech at the auditorium by President Roosevelt about Depression youth programs.
Industry Focus: Designs on Greater Kansas City
Photos and article about local architects' views on Kansas City's best examples of structural architecture. Discussion of the area's borrowing and combination of several styles and corresponding issues...
Articles about the concert appearance of singer James Brown in Kansas City Municipal Auditorium on Thanksgiving night, 1966, with photos. Prior to the concert descriptions were given about his musical...
James M. Greenwood
Folder includes invitation and commemorative program for the one hundredth anniversary of the birth of Dr. James M. Greenwood, held at the Music Hall of the Municipal Auditorium, November 15, 1937. The...
John W. Reid, the Forgotten Hero
Second of a two-part series of biographical articles about Colonel John Reid (1820-1881), with illustration, photo (of Reid), and description of his later life and career, returning to Jackson County after...
Information on Joseph Murphy, a Kansas City architect and co-designer of Municipal Auditorium.
Photos, illustrations, and information on the Jubilesta, an annual exhibition (for entertainment and tourism) of international and multi-cultural interests (with music, national celebrity appearances,...
Costumed women in formation at Municipal Auditorium.
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