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Hall, Joyce C
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Louis I Kaufman
Catherine M Knowles
1820-1970 (Bulk 1880-1...
Kansas--The Centennial Year
Second of a two-part series of articles with photos (of historical Kansas postcards) and description of the post-Civil War history and centennial celebration of the state of Kansas in 1861.
Joyce Hall of Hallmark
Photos and biographical article about Joyce Hall, founder and president of Hallmark Cards in Kansas City, discussing his career, the history of his business, "one of the country's best known and most prestigious...
Joyce C. Hall
Information about Joyce Hall (1891-1991), founder and chairman of Hallmark Cards, Incorporated, a native of Nebraska starting out with bookstores and postcards before coming to Kansas City in 1909 and...
John Taylor Dry Goods Company - Main Street
2 promotional postcards pictures of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company store on Main Street facing Petticoat Lane
John Taylor Dry Goods Company
2 promotional postcards of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company
Jaccard's Jewelry Store
Postcard of Jaccard's Jewelry Store
Innovative Trucks Drove Kansas City's Economy
September 9, 2009
Advertising photo postcard and description of the Kansas City Auto Truck Co. (1428 Holmes St.) The image shows delivery trucks manufactured by the company for Kansas City businesses including the Kansas...
In the Beginning, Northeast High School is Newly Constructed
January 12, 2011
Postcard image and short article about the construction of the Northeast High School building, completed in 1913. Classes were held at the old Central High School at 11th & Locust prior to the building's...
In the 'City of the Future' Unique Streetcar Rise Raised Hair
August 18, 2010
Short article and postcard image of the Ninth Street Incline and West Bottoms District. The line was designed by civil engineer Robert Gillham and completed in 1885. At the time, it was one of only two...
House a Gateway to Wyandot Past
February 15, 2012
Postcard image of and short article on the John M. and Lucy. B Armstrong Residence in Wyandotte County, Kansas. The home was purported to be the oldest existing building in Kansas City, KS when the postcard...
Hotel Victoria Ahead of Time
March 7, 2012
Postcard image of and short article on the Hotel Victoria, formerly located at Ninth Street and McGee. The 240-room hotel opened in 1888 and was frequently patronized by wealthy cattlemen in town for business....
Holy Rosary Crib Tradition a Holiday Classic
December 24, 2008
Postcard image from 1941 of the Holy Rosary Church's Christmas crib nativity scene and a short article about the history of the church and its crib tradition. The Holy Rosary Parish was found in the 1880s...
Highest Point in KC Housed Corruption Cleanser
August 19, 2009
Postcard image of the David Proctor residence at 7404 Mercier St., reported to be "located on the highest point in Kansas City, 301.5 feet above the Missouri River." The accompanying article includes biographical...
July 25, 2007
Brief article and early postcard image of Heathwood Park in Kansas City, Kansas. The park is located at 10th & L Road and was developed in the early 1900s as part of the Parkwood residential district.
Handbills and Posters
File contains various handbills, posters, and related materials.
Hallmark Cards, Incorporated
Photos, illustrations, and information on Hallmark Cards, a Kansas City-based greeting company founded by Joyce Hall in the early 1900s and headquartered at Crown Center.
Ginger Club Businesses Offer Snappy Service
January 30, 2008
Postcard image showing the 300 block of East 12th Street (circa 1909) and a short article about the "Ginger Club," a group of 12th Street business owners who promoted the 300 block area and whose motto...
General Joseph O. Shelby Undefeated to the Last
January 26, 2011
Postcard image of the Joseph O. Shelby memorial at Forest Hill Cemetery (69th & Troost) and short article about the military career of General Shelby. The memorial pays homage to Confederate soldiers who...
From Packing Meat to Packing Heat
June 9, 2010
Postcard image of the Cudhay Packing Co. plant (Kansas City, Kansas) and short article about the company's founder Patrick Cudahy. Patrick and his brothers partnered with the Armour Packing House in the...
Fred Harvey Restaurant
Interior view of the Fred Harvey Restaurant at the Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. ''In the east wing of the Union Station, Kansas City adjoining the Grand Lobby, is the Restaurant. The decorations...
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