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1. Yellowstone Park, Old Faithful Inn Yellowstone Park, Old Faithful Inn 2 postcards from Yellowstone Park

2. World War II Soldier World War II Soldier Promotional postcard for U.S. War Bonds from World War II

3. World War I Soldiers with Child World War I Soldiers with Child A post card of World War I soliders. The solider on the right is John A. Ingino. The one on the left is Manuel Polsinelli; the child is not identified.

4. Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid Wild West Photograph Collection Finding Aid The majority of photographs in this collection came from the Brookings Montgomery photograph collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. Images are of outlaws, cowboys, Indians, lawmen, judges, western...

5. Whizzo the Clown Whizzo the Clown July 27, 2005 In the "Postcards of Historic Northeast" column the featured postcard is of Whizzo the Clown and titled "Whizzo on TV 9". According to information supplied with this card, Frank Oliver Wiziarde was a Westmoreland,...

6. When Rockaway Beach Rocked When Rockaway Beach Rocked August 24, 2011 Postcard image and short article about the development of Rockaway Beach on Lake Taneycomo in the Ozarks. The resort community was developed in the early-1900s by Kansas City businessman and realtor Willard...

7. What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City May//1937 Article about the financial restructuring of the Kansas City Public Service Company to facilitate a "$3,000,000 improvement program. ..including purchase of new street cars, trolley buses, and gas buses,"...

8. Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid 1900-1994 (bulk 1932-1993) The Westminster Congregational Church, located at 36th and Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri, was dedicated at that address in 1907. It was initially called the Westminster Presbyterian Church but became affiliated...

9. West Terrace One of Kessler's First Works West Terrace One of Kessler's First Works March 25, 2009 Short article and two postcard images of West Terrace Park. Overlooking the West Bottoms district, the 30-acre park was designed by landscape architect George Kessler and completed in 1907. It was also...

10. Walnut Street, North from 11th Street Walnut Street, North from 11th Street Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 11th Street

11. Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid 1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950) The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...

12. Vanderslice Made It Big in the KC Ice and Coal Business Vanderslice Made It Big in the KC Ice and Coal Business August 26, 2009 Advertising postcard and short article about the Vanderslice-Lynds Company, a grain brokerage firm in Kansas City. Includes biographical information about Howard Vanderslice who partnered with John Lynds...

13. TWA Rocket Ship TWA Rocket Ship November 1, 2006 The column "Postcards of Historic Northeast" features a TWA promotional postcard of Tomorrowland at Disneyland. The rocket in the postcard was also at one time a part of the TWA building in Kansas City....

14. Treasures from The Collections Treasures from The Collections Spring 2004 World's Fair objects from the Missouri Historical Society collections, highlighted by the museum curators.

15. Townley Co. Postcard Shows Business as Usual in 1909 Townley Co. Postcard Shows Business as Usual in 1909 March 5, 2008 Short article and risqué postcard image for the Townley Metal and Hardware Company. The business was founded in 1884 by James P. Townley who resided among Kansas City's elite families in the Northeast...

16. Town Owes History to Oil Town Owes History to Oil April 10, 2013 Postcard image of and short article about the Sugar Creek Refinery, operated by the Standard Oil Company, which began processing oil in 1904. The refinery played a large role in the development of Sugar...

17. Torey Southwick and Ol' Gus Torey Southwick and Ol' Gus September 28, 2005 In the "Postcards of Historic Northeast" column in this issue is featured a postcard of Torey Southwick holding his puppet, Ol' Gus. They were on Kansas City afternoon television from the late 1950s to...

18. Through History Cliff Drive Has Remained a Gem Through History Cliff Drive Has Remained a Gem May 14, 2008 Article provides an historical overview of Cliff Drive located in historic Northeast Kansas City. Running through North Terrace Park (now George E. Kessler Park), Cliff Drive is roughly three miles long...

19. Theodore Roosevelt in Kansas City Theodore Roosevelt in Kansas City 2 photographic postcards of Theodore Roosevelt and his Sept. 1, 1910 visit to Kansas City

20. The Spring Valley Park that Once Was The Spring Valley Park that Once Was March 27, 2013 Postcard image of and short article about the Spring Valley Park, located between 28th St., and Woodland Ave., and 29th St., and Brooklyn Ave. With several natural springs and a lake, the area was a popular...