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21. The Original Kansas City Hummer Vehicle The Original Kansas City Hummer Vehicle April 2, 2008 Postcard image and short article about the Greenlease Motor Car Company--the "Oldest Motor Car Establishment in Kansas City"-- located from 29th St. to 30th St. between McGee Trafficway and Gillham Road....

22. The Chester Steams Through Missouri River's History The Chester Steams Through Missouri River's History September 10, 2008 Postcard image and short article about the Chester steamboat and the Armour, Swift and Burlington Bridge. The Chester was owned by the Kansas City Transporation and Steamship Company and transported passengers...

23. Swope Park, Zoo and Animal House Swope Park, Zoo and Animal House Set of 2 postcards of Swope Park's Zoo and Animal House

24. Sunday School at Oakley M.E. Church Sunday School at Oakley M.E. Church March 13, 2013 Postcard image of and short article about the Oakley Methodist Episcopal Church near Independence Avenue and Elmwood Avenue. Construction on the building, designed by landscape architect George Kessler,...

25. St. Patrick's Day St. Patrick's Day St. Patrick's Day Postcard

26. St. Joseph, MO - Lover's Lane St. Joseph, MO - Lover's Lane Postcard of Lover's Lane, Saint Joseph, MO

27. Sni-A-Bar Gardens Sni-A-Bar Gardens April 11, 2012 Postcard image and short article about Sni-A-Bar Gardens, described as the "largest and best appointed dinner dance place in the central west." The entertainment venue was located at 40 Highway and Blue...

28. Sex Sold...Even in 1909; Risque Photos Entice Men Sex Sold...Even in 1909; Risque Photos Entice Men June 8, 2011 Photo postcard and short article about the Townley Metal & Hardware Co. and its founder James P. Townley. The risque postcard/calling card showing a provocatively posed woman on the front was mailed to...

29. Seeing Kansas City Via Gray Line Seeing Kansas City Via Gray Line November 2, 2005 Circa 1930s postcard image of Parlor Coach #501. The caption states that all Kansas City tours began at 11th and Baltimore at the Baltimore Hotel. Tours lasted from 30 minutes to two hours in length.

30. Seeing Kansas City on the Gray Line Seeing Kansas City on the Gray Line March 19, 2014 Postcard image of a 1920s "Parlor Coach" operated by the Yellow Cab Company. An accompanying article describes how such coaches were built by the American Car Company and Safeway Six Wheel Company. Each...

31. Schooled in the Manual Arts Schooled in the Manual Arts February 1, 2012 Postcard image of the old Manual Training School building and a short article on the history of the institution. Located on the 1200 block of Truman Road, Manual Training School was founded in 1897 and...

32. School's Legacy Marks Important Chapter in Northeast Church's History School's Legacy Marks Important Chapter in Northeast Church's History October 15, 2008 Short article and postcard image of the Scarritt Bible and Training Institute. Established in 1890, the school for girls was located at Harris (now Norledge) and Askew avenues near the Melrose Methodist...

33. Scarritt Spring Rediscovered Scarritt Spring Rediscovered October 22, 2003 Scarritt Spring ruins have been discovered and it is believed the spring was located belong Cliff Drive after Cliff Spring was developed above the road. David Remley, Brad Finch and Parks and Recreation...

34. Scarritt Building Exuded Opulence Scarritt Building Exuded Opulence April 20, 2011 Postcard image and short article on the historic Scarritt Building (9th St. & Grand Ave.), considered to be Kansas City's second "skyscraper." It was built in 1907 by the Scarritt Estate Company at a cost...

35. SC95 John Barber White Papers Finding Aid SC95 John Barber White Papers Finding Aid 1896-1929 Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...

36. SC86-3 Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid SC86-3 Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid ca. 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,...

37. SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid 1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914) James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...

38. SC8-2 Local Schools Collection Finding Aid SC8-2 Local Schools Collection Finding Aid 1910-1960 This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.

39. SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC71 Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1933-1966 The Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra began performing in 1933 and ceased in 1982. Beginning performances were held in Convention Hall. The orchestra's home for many years was the Music Hall located in...

40. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...