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Ray, Mildred K
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Louis I Kaufman
Catherine M Knowles
1891-1941 (Bulk 1891-1...
CowParade Kansas City
Book contains color photographs of the over 200 decorated fiber glass cows that were on display in the Kansas City area in 2001. It also includes a timeline and a short history of the story of cattle in...
Corner Market Did Business on Ninth Street
December 3, 2008
Postcard image and short article about Benedict L. Bredburg's Metropolitan Grocery. The store was located at 5000 E. Ninth St. in Kansas City, Missouri. The postcard dates from the early 1900s.
Convention Hall, Interior
Two postcards of the Convention Hall and its interior.
Cliff Drive, Spring
Postcard of the Spring on Cliff Drive
Civil War Heritage in Forest Hill Cemetery
January 4, 2012
Postcard image and brief history of Forest Hill Cemetery. Located at 69th St. and Troost Ave., Forest Hill was incorporated in 1888 and is the resting place of several notable Kansas Citians. The cemetery...
Castle Hahatonka Served as an Oasis from City Life
July 7, 2010
Postcard image and short article about Castle Hahatonka in the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. The "castle" was the dream of Robert McClure Snyder, a Kansas City businessman who built it as a vacation home...
Car Dealers Replace Old Mill
July 6, 2011
Postcard image of the the Old Watt's Mill on Indian Creek and a short article about the mill's history. It was built in 1832 by Jackson County Judge John Fitzhugh and later purchased by Anthony Watts of...
Building Stands the Test of Time and Redevelopment
September 3, 2008
Postcard image and short article on the Kansas City Power and Light building, located at 14th Street and Walnut. Completed in 1931, the 31-story building was designed by local architects Hoit, Price and...
Biography of Mildred Kittell Ray (Mrs. Sam) (1895-1996), Teacher, Historian, and Writer
Biography of Joyce C. Hall (1891-1982), Founder of Hallmark Cards
Benton Circle: The Early Days
August 12, 2009
Postcard image (ca. 1925-30) of the Benton Circle intersection located at St. John Avenue and Benton and Gladstone boulevards. The accompanying article includes information about a monument and plaque...
Bartle, Paige, Pendergast All Call Forest Hill Home
June 1, 2011
Postcard image of Forest Hill Cemetery (69th & Troost Ave.) and a short article about some of the notable Kansas Citians buried there.
Aviation History Took Flight at Fairfax
May 5, 2010
Postcard image and short article about the history of the Fairfax Industrial District, Fairfax Airport and Aircraft Assembly Plant. The Fairfax Airport opened in 1928 and was the primary airmail departure...
Arly L. Hedrick Bridge and Troost Lake Marker
January 11, 2006
The column "Postcards of Historic Northeast" features the Arly L. Hedrick Bridge as seen in 1921 at 27th Street. The bridge was built in 1919 in Troost Park by the firm of Hedrick & Hedrick and is now...
Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado
A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks
America's Drug: Postcards from Tweakville
Photos and article about the rampant trade of the illegal homemade drug, crystal meth, in the Kansas City area and the police effort to stem it.
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....
AC32 Cox Family Collection Finding Aid
The Cox Family Collection contains documents, photographs, and other materials related to the lives, careers, and community activities of Henley L. Cox and his wife Mayme G. Cox Motley.
AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid
1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989]
The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...
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