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A Photographic History of Kansas
Photos and article about the collection of photographs of early Kansas at the Kansas State Historical Society, including sites on the Kansas side of the Kansas City area back to the early 1850s.
A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered
November 28, 2003
Article details the recent suggestion that part of the original riverboat landing or wharf area on Kansas City's waterfront is visible. Geologist Richard Gentile thinks the exposed ledge that tilts toward...
A Plaza Paradigm, Then and Now
Feature story about the Country Club Plaza InterContinental Hotel, originally the Alameda Plaza Hotel when it opened in 1972. It was Kansas City's only American Automobile Association's (AAA) five-star...
A Roar from the Sky: Air-Mindedness in Wichita
Early aviation in Wichita with some overall relation to Kansas City. Photographs of early Cessna aircrafts in Wichita.
A Sorry Free State
Article describes the past and present of the Quindaro area of Kansas City, Kansas. Quindaro was an anti-slavery town before and during the Civil War, and a crossing place on the Missouri River for runaway...
A to Z Auto Parts
View looking northwest of office and lot of A to Z Auto Parts, located at 1820 Oak Street.
A Tug-of-War Over 'Murderabilia'
September 29, 2012
Article on the disputed ownership of notebooks, copies of investigative files, crime scene photographs, and correspondence relating to the muder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas in 1959 that have...
A War On Civilians: Order Number 11 and the Evacuation of Western Missouri
Article details the history of the Civil War strife along the Missouri and Kansas border. Order Number 11 issued by the Union forces led nearly twenty thousand people to abandon their homes in the Missouri...
A Week in the Life of Kearney: Stories From the Missouri Photo Workshop
The community of Kearney, Missouri, is portrayed with 15 color photographs taken as part of the Missouri Photo Workshop. Photos show school scenes, people of all ages, and a business street.
A Well-Documented Life
August 1, 2005
Photographs and article of artist Sydney Larson, former professor of art at Columbia College where he taught for five decades. He was an apprentice with Thomas Hart Benton, sketching Benton's mural ''Independence...
A Window on the World
Photographs and article about the rural home near Kearney, Missouri, of Dutch artist Marjolein Bastin, who has been associated with Hallmark Cards since 1991. Called ''Blue Skies,'' the prairie-style home...
A Young Girl in the Missouri Border War
Article reprints a series of letters written by teen-ager Laura Brown in Missouri mostly during the Civil War time period. The first letter is dated July 28, 1859, and the last November 29, 1864. Includes...
View of an abandoned automobile and foliage in the area of Southwest Trafficway and Roanoke Road north of Westport Road.
Abiel Leonard and Odon Guitar Papers Finding Aid
1809-1959 (bulk 1850-1890)
Abiel Leonard (1797-1863) was a schoolteacher, lawyer, landowner, and politician who lived in Missouri during the early years of statehood. He served in the Missouri state legislature in 1834 and was appointed...
Acme Auto Wrecking
View of Acme Auto Wrecking Co. lot and office, located at 3415 E. 18th Street.
ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid
AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power/KC (ACT-UP/KC) was founded in September 1988 with the purpose of promoting AIDS awareness, treatments, and victim's rights through aggressive activism. ACT-UP/KC held numerous...
Actor in Costume
Actor seated in a chair, dressed in a Shakespearean costume.
Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid
circa 1870-1925 (bulk 1890-1916)
Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin, daughter of Kansas City School Superintendent James Greenwood and his wife Amanda, was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on August 1, 1860. She resided in Kansas City, Missouri,...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 82 with Photographic Postcards
Scrapbook page containing five photographs or photographic postcards. Four images are of graves in Boothill Graveyard, Tombstone and one is of horses and buggies outside of the Tombstone Epitaph building....
Aerial view of Truman Road and Winchester. Witte Engine Works is visible in upper right corner and Prior Brass in lower right.
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