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Henry Schenck Tanner
'Tis Time For a Hoolie
June 12, 2012
Brown's Irish Marketplace, 3300 Pennsylvania Avenue, is celebrating its 125th anniversary. The family-owned store was established in 1887 by Ed and Mary Dillion Flavin. It became Browne's market in 1915...
A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America
Continuation of title: Situated between New Mexico and the Frozen Sea Together with the Course of the Great River Meschasipi.
Facsimile of 1698 map depicting Father Louis Hennepin's impressions...
A Map of Lewis and Clark's Track, Across the Western Portion of North America
Facsimile of map showing Lewis and Clark's journey "from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean by Order of the Executive of the United States in 1804, 5 & 6." Indian tribal areas are labeled, streams, rivers,...
A Sketch of the Vice Royalty Exhibiting the Several Provinces and Its Approximation to the Internal Provinces of New Spain
Map of territory in North America, specifically Mexico under the government of Spain, including roads, capitals of provinces, Spanish villages, Indian towns, etc.
Across U. S. by Water Again, after 34 Years
Photo and biographical article about John Hogg, "former Kansas Citian and contributor to The Star" and "67-year-old free lance writer-photographer. ..repeating his adventure of 34 years ago when he was...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 77 with Native Americans
Scrapbook page containing four advertising cards each 11 x 15 cm. showing images of unidentified Native American men in feathered headdress (presumably chiefs). Below each image is a line from The Song...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 80 with Kansas City Businesses
Scrapbook page containing 11 advertising cards including four for businesses in Kansas City, Missouri. The cards show the following:
1. A woman's face over a field of cows. Card says: "The Great American...
AMC Chief: Deal Boosts Second Act
May 25-31, 2012
Article on how the purchase of AMC Entertainment Inc. by Dailian Wanda Group Corp. should speed up plans to renovate AMC theaters in North America. AMC will continue to be based in Kansas City and does...
Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae
Continuation of catalog title: "A R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc Miss. in America septentrionali anno 1687 detectae, nunc Gallorum coloniis et actionem negotiis toto orbe celeberrimae."
Biography of Frank Sherman Land (1890-1959), Founder of the Order of De Molay
Biography of Rebecca Jaramillo (1939-2005), Advocate for Equal Rights
Biography of the Dubinsky Brothers, Entertainers--Maurice (1882-1929); Edward (circa 1886-1960); and Barney (1892-1949)
C. B. Gilford
Photos and multiple articles about C. B. Gilford, a Kansas City novelist in the 1960s writing about mystical themes and enjoyed more in Europe than in North America.
Carl Bodmer Print
Unframed (15.75 in. x 21.25 in.) aquatint engraving of Carl Bodmer painting "Sih-Chida & Mahchsi-Karehde, Mandan Indians (Mandan Indianer, Indiens Mandans)," London, published by Ackermann & Co. 96, Strand,...
CBL Confirms Plans to Buy Oak Park Mall
October 18, 2005
A Tennessee based company called CBL & Associates Properties, Inc., is buying the Oak Park Mall located at 95th Street and Quivira Road in Johnson County, Kansas. The Mall opened in the mid-1970s, was...
Coca Cola/Western Auto Building Profile
European Settlements in North America
Map of North America showing California as an island. No western boundary for Canada is indicated. Included are northern and eastern Canada, Central America, the Bahamas, and northern South America.
Gass's Journal of the Travels of a Corps of Discovery, from the Mouth of the Missouri through the Interior Parts of North America
Book review of "A Journal of the Voyages and Travels of a Corps of Discovery" by Patrick Gass, "one of the Persons employed in the Expedition." Description of their voyage from Saint Louis along the Missouri...
Hand-Book to Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountains' Gold Region
Extracts from the "lecture at Kansas City" of Colonel William Gilpin, "of Independence, Mo.," about the gold regions of the Sierra San Juan mountains in Colorado, with biographical information on him and...
Indian Tribes in North and Central America
Blueprint of remarkably comprehensive map showing, apparently, all known locations of Indian tribes from the Arctic Circle to the northwest corner of South America, including the areas of present-day Canada,...
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