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William S Prettyman
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William L Sawyers
Kiowa Braves on Horseback
Photographic print on a boudoir card mount showing two Kiowa braves on horseback; produced by the W.L. Sawyer's Indian Art Gallery, Purcell, Indian Territory (Oklahoma).
Last of the Blue Devils
Presents the story of Kansas City music in the twenties and thirties, when this midwestern city acquired an intense concentration of nightlife. Includes performances by, and interviews with, Count Basie...
Exterior view, street scene identified as Lawton, Oklahoma. Lawton was located in the vicinity of Fort Sill and Camp Doniphan where Company A went to train for World War I.
File contains a pamphlet with illustrations, map, and information on the city of Leawood, Kansas located just west of State Line Road from Somerset Road (79th Street) to 103rd Street in 1950. Originally...
Legendary Musician Dies
December 8-14, 2006
Article reporting the death of Jay McShann, a Kansas City bebop jazz pioneer. McShann, known to his friends as "Hootie," was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma in 1916, relocated to Kansas City in 1936, and formed...
A collection of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times that detail the awarding of Lete Kolvin's multi-million dollar estate to two Kansas City residents, Willie...
Lewis and Clark Resources
A bibliography of materials related to Lewis and Clark held by the Kansas City Public Library.
Link to Civil War Gone: John Hutchinson, 105, Dies in Stroud, Ok.
Obituary article about John Hutchinson (1846-1951), "Missouri's and Oklahoma's last Civil War veteran of the Union army," dying at the age of 105 on March 19, 1951, a native of Tennessee coming to Missouri...
Lone Wolf, Kiowa Chief
Studio portrait of Lone Wolf, a Kiowa chief (the subject is likely Mamay-day-te, adopted son of Lone Wolf I (Gui-pah-go), principle chief of the Kiowas until his death in 1879). The print is on a boudoir...
Louis' Children: American Jazz Singers
Chapter of the book about the black Kansas City jazz musicians Little Jimmy Rushing, Big Joe Turner and Pha Terrell," all singers. Description of James Andrew Rushing (1905-1972), as a native of Oklahoma...
Map Illustrating the Plan of the Defences of the Western and North Western Frontier
October 31, 1837
Map of the areas that would become the states of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana, indicating lands alotted by treaty to various Native American tribes. Includes rivers,...
Map Illustrating the Plan of the Defences of the Western Frontier
Map of United States territory west of the Mississippi River, including lands making up present-day Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma. Lands claimed and ceded...
Map of Adair County, Missouri
Map of Adair County, Missouri, that includes schools, railroads, and churches. Includes the townships of Morrow, Nineveh, Polk, Clay, Benton, Liberty, Walnut, Pettis, Oklahoma, Wilson, West Salt River,...
Map of the Cherokee Strip Indian Territory
Map shows trails, ranches, corrals and branding pens, camps, springs, etc. of the Cherokee Strip Indian Territory leased by the Cherokee Strip Live Stock Association. Compiled from surveys of ranges made...
Map of the State of Missouri and Territory of Arkansas, Compiled from the Latest Authorities
Map of Missouri, and Arkansas territory showing rivers, towns, counties, and a few roads. Tribal territories in Missouri are indicated for the Kickapoos, Delawares, and Shawnees. Some Osage Indian settlements...
Margaret McGinnis Swigart
File containing photos and information on Margaret McGinnis Swigart, or Margaret Swigart (ca. 1884-1952), a Kansas City poet residing at 5817 Holmes Street. Native of Oklahoma coming to Kansas City about...
Marketing Gives Synergy to Beauty Pageant Firm
September 14, 2004
Vanbros, an Overland Park-based company, produces the Miss USA and Miss Teen USA state pageants in Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Article describes merger of Vanbros with Agape Marketing Solutions...
Medicine Park, Oklahoma
Exterior view of lake and swimmers. Indentified on the front of the postcard as: "Medicine Park, Okla., Mt. Scott in Distance, Near Camp Doniphan." Battery A was sent to Camp Doniphan at Fort Sill, Oklahoma,...
Mexican Consulate Comes to KC
The Mexican Consulate recently moved from St. Louis and is now located at 1600 Baltimore Avenue where it will service Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma. Includes a photograph of the building.
Mexican Consulate Opens in KC: Consulate Already Busy Handling Inquiries
August 8-14, 2002
The Mexican Consulate for Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma opened in Kansas City August 2, 2002. It is already receives up to 100 calls a day.
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