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Anderson Photo Company
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$18,000 Grant Gives Puppets Something to Sing About
December 24, 2006
Paul Mesner Puppets has received one of the nine 2007 grants to Kansas City area arts organizations from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $18,000 NEA Access to Excellence grant is for the production...
'Curse of Covenant' Persists
February 13, 2005
Restrictive housing rules written years ago in covenants in home owners association documents, are still in writing. "Although many Kansas City area residents are not even aware of them, more than 1,200...
'Treasure Hunt' Coming to End
September 29, 2010
Article discusses the closing of the Junior League Resale Boutique. For more than 75 years the shop provided clothes for needy families. Article gives more information about other programs run by the Junior...
'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes
September 15, 1950
Book review of "Your Kansas City and Mine," a book written in 1950 by William Young about "the Negro in Kansas City during its 100-year history." Aspects and sections of the book are described, covering...
. ..Presenting George C. Fiske: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about George Fiske, "chairman of the shiny new Citizens Association of Kansas City." Native of Maine becoming an electrical engineer and executive of the General Electric...
1949 Masonic Officers
Composite view of Grand Masters, Masters and Grand Lodge Officers of Kansas City.
1974 [through 1990] Medical Directory of Greater Kansas City
//1974-1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984-1987, 1989, 1990
Medical directories for physicians by area and specialty, hospitals and nursing homes, health organizations, and related facilities.
2003 Special Medical Edition: Kansas City's Top Doctors
September 1, 2003
The magazine contains Ingram's Special Medical Edition which includes a listing of top doctors, articles on health related topics, and lists which include the top area hospitals and medical centers, independent...
2004 Special Medical Edition, Kansas City's Top Doctors
October 1, 2004
Section of this issue which contains articles and information concerning local health care and doctors. The top doctors listed include: Mark Austenfeld, Dan Gurba, Marcus Neubauer, Rajesh Pahwa, Sarah...
300 W. 11th
Full frontal and partial side view of office building at 300 W. 11th (northwest corner of 11th and Central), originally American Hereford Association Building.
40 Years, Mostly of Miracles
September 10, 2011
In-depth article about Operation Breakthrough and the two women, Sister Berta Sailer and Sister Corita Bussanmas, that began the child care center in 1971 to provide child care to the poor. The Catholic...
A Beethoven "First" in St. Louis
Article chronicling the early history of classical music performances and organizations in Saint Louis, starting with German immigrants in the 1830s. Description of some of their early performances, including...
A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback
Article about the integrity of the Westport residential community, focusing on its neighborhood organizations designed to preserve its older and characteristic architecture, with several photos, including...
A Conversation with. ..Rich Hastings
November 1, 2001
Photo, interview, and biographical article about Rich Hastings, chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and retiring "president and chief executive officer of Saint Luke's-Shawnee Mission...
A Fighter for Inclusiveness
December 11, 2007
Profile article about Charlie Harris, Jr., Missouri Bar's new president. "Harris, with the law firm of Berkowitz Oliver Williams Shaw & Eisenbrandt, is now the first African-American president of the Missouri...
A History of Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventurers, etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri
Description of the war "between rival organizations [organized for the purpose of breaking up a band of horse thieves and counterfeiters] in the two counties [Lincoln and Saint Charles, Missouri], beginning...
A Larger-Than-Life Philanthropist
September 10, 2010
Article about the life of Norman Polsky who died September 2, 2010. Polsky, chairman of Fixture Furniture, was active in many community organizations and a major philanthropist. He also published a monthly...
A Maker of Men
Photo and biographical article about Frank Land, "Grand Scribe and Founder of the Order of DeMolay" in Kansas City in 1890.
A Midtown Renaissance
Article about the revitalization of Westport and/or Midtown Kansas City, including business organizations and neighborhood associations reclaiming the area after decades of post-war suburban flight, through...
A Model of Commitment
April 25, 2009
Photo and obituary Of Gertrude Hooker Keith (1915-2009), the first African American woman on the Kansas City school board and the first director of the Wayne Miner Housing Project. An active community...
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