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Carrie Westlake Whitne...
"The cure for what ails ya"
August 15, 2012
Postcard image of and short article on the Thornton & Minor Sanitorium, 10th and Oak Street. The hospital was founded by Dr. T.W. Thornton in 1887. Eight years later, in 1885, Thorton partnered with Dr....
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
View looking west along 48th Street from Oak Street. Includes outlines of proposed widening of trafficway, and several unidentified apartment buildings.
A Dictator of Authoritive Fashions
Photo and biographical article about E. F. Keister, proprietor of a ladies tailoring shop near 14th and Oak Street, established in 1904, and moved to "the new Miller building at 1121-23 Grand avenue" as...
A Façade Is Altered
Photo and text about the new 2-story building for the printing business at 1108 Oak Street, originally established in 1898.
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Photo and bio of Captain John Weller (1825-1884), a real estate developer and former riverboat captain. Born in Illinois in 1825 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri in 1854 as a farmer before operating...
A to Z Auto Parts
View looking northwest of office and lot of A to Z Auto Parts, located at 1820 Oak Street.
Ad Club of Kansas City Settles in Downtown
A short article which gives a brief history of the Ad Club and its return on its 100th anniversary to a downtown Kansas City location at 17th Street and the southeast corner of Oak Street. Includes interior...
Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City
Aerial view of downtown Kansas City, looking north along Oak Street on the right and McGee Street on the left. The Jackson County Executive and City Hall buildings are to the east of Oak.
Articles in Star Win Top Prizes for Two Authors
File containing a biographical article about Mrs. H. P. Rosenberg, winner of a first place award from the "Missouri writers guild (for a book about William Allen White), residing at 5050 Oak Street in...
Beloved Southmoreland Park Tree Is Cut Down
July 5, 2004
The flowering catalpa tree that once stood at the park's southernmost point has been removed because it had become a safety hazard. It stood where Oak Street, Warwick and Cleaver Boulevards come together....
Biography of John McKecknie (1862-1934), Architect
Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City E.D.A. Area Map
Street map of a portion of Kansas City, Missouri, primarily north of 39th Street and east of Oak Street, an area targeted for economic development by the Economic Development Administration and the Black...
Photo of the Bruner residence at 44th and Oak Streets, in the book published by Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company for the Kansas City Driving Club.
Remodeling of Brush Creek, looking east toward new Oak Street Bridge.
Remodeling of Brush Creek, looking west from near Oak Street toward the Country Club Plaza.
Brush Creek Boulevard
Looking east along the south side of Brush Creek Boulevard just east of Oak, in front of the Nelson Atkins Museum of Art.
Business News--The Sweetest Place in Town: Russell Stover Candies Opens New Store
Photo and article about the "newest retail location" of Russell Stover Candies company at 51st and Oak Street in Kansas City, "on the edge of the Country Club Plaza, UMKC and several residential neighborhoods,"...
City Hall & Jackson County Courthouse
Postcard of City Hall & the Jackson County Courthouse
City Window: K. C.'s Oak Streets
Short article describing the substance of Oak Street literally being oak wood before 1927, with a small section remaining so at "a dead-end street 21st and Flora" Streets.
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