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81. Liberty Memorial Great Frieze Liberty Memorial Great Frieze November 9, 2011 Postcard image of and short article about the stone frieze carved into the north wall of the Liberty Memorial monument. The frieze measures 18 feet high and 140 feet long. It was designed by Italian sculptor...

82. Leaders in Our Town: Joyce Hall Proves Art Can Grow in a "Cow Town" Leaders in Our Town: Joyce Hall Proves Art Can Grow in a "Cow Town" October/23/1949

83. Larrapin Lous & Bustin Babes For a Good Cause Larrapin Lous & Bustin Babes For a Good Cause October 10, 2012 Short article about an exhibition game that took place Oct. 15, 1927 at Muehlebach Field between teams managed by George Herman '"Babe" Ruth and "Larrapin" Lou Gehrig. The game was fundraiser for Mercy...

84. Lake Hiwassee Now a Distant Memory Lake Hiwassee Now a Distant Memory May 15, 2013 Postcard image of and short article about Lake Hiwassee, a man-made lake formerly located at 63rd and Indiana Lane in the Country Club District. The lake featured two islands connected by rustic bridges...

85. Knowles Postcard Collection Knowles Postcard Collection 1960-1980 A collection of approximately 200 postcards primarily from Kansas City and a variety of Missouri towns. Topics includes buildings, streets, libraries, fountains, etc.

86. KCK Flour Mill Was One of the Largest of Its Time KCK Flour Mill Was One of the Largest of Its Time September 1, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the old Southwestern Milling Company plant near present-day 18th Street and Kansas Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. The mill was built in 1913 along the banks of the...

87. Kansas City-Smithville Race Track Kansas City-Smithville Race Track Postcard of the Kansas City-Smithville Race Track

88. Kansas City's Oldest Motorcycle Store Kansas City's Oldest Motorcycle Store December 15, 2010 Short article and postcard image of Kenny's Harley Davidson, 403 Southwest Boulevard, known as Kansas City's oldest motorcycle dealership. The shop's origin dates back to 1918 when a local mechanic named...

89. Kansas City's First Memorial Kansas City's First Memorial March 10, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the history of the August R. Meyer Memorial. Located at 10th Street and Paseo Boulevard, the monument was dedicated on June 2, 1909, in memory of August Meyer, first...

90. Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid 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...

91. Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid 1895-1946 Records of the Kansas City Bar Association, 1895-1946 [bulk 1898-1917]. Includes two minute books as well as photographs, dinner programs, speeches, etc.

92. Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid 1867-ca1990 This collection contains material transferred from the Kansas City School District to the Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Valley Special Collections department, primarily in the early to mid...

93. Kansas--The Centennial Year Kansas--The Centennial Year October//1961 First of a two-part series of articles with photos (of historical Kansas postcards) and description of the pre-Civil War history and centennial celebration of the state of Kansas in 1861.

94. Kansas--The Centennial Year Kansas--The Centennial Year November//1961 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.

95. Joyce Hall of Hallmark Joyce Hall of Hallmark November-December//1973 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...

96. Joyce C. Hall 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...

97. John Taylor Dry Goods Company - Main Street 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

98. John Taylor Dry Goods Company John Taylor Dry Goods Company 2 promotional postcards of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company

99. John Barber White Papers Finding Aid John Barber White Papers Finding Aid 1896-1929 (bulk 1901-1921) 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...

100. Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid circa 1908-1950 (bulk 1920-1940) Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...