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141. 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...

142. 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...

143. 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.

144. Postcards of Northeast Life Postcards of Northeast Life November/1/2000 Photo (from a postcard) and history of the old American Royal building, "built around 1910 specifically to house agricultural expositions" for the American Royal Livestock, Horse Show, and Rodeo, "razed...

145. Postcards of Northeast Life Postcards of Northeast Life November/8/2000 Photo (from a postcard) and history of the F. Warner Karling Furniture Company building at 15th and Olive Streets, from a postcard "published by the Hall Brothers Company in the early 1920s," occupied...

146. 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...

147. 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...

148. 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...

149. Cure For What Ails Ya Cure For What Ails Ya October 5, 2011 Postcard image and short article about The Ralph Sanitarium in Kansas City, located at 529 Highland Street. The treatment center was founded by Dr. Benjamin Burroughs Ralph. According to the postcard advertisement,...

150. 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.

151. A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today October/12/1988 Photos and biographical article about Mildred Kittell Ray, or Mildred Ray (ca. 1895-1996), known as Mrs. Sam Ray in her articles in the Kansas City Star. The articles started about 1976 and depicted and...

152. 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

153. Postcards from State Avenue Postcards from State Avenue September 1-7, 2005 In Pitch's second annual "road trip" in the Kansas City metro area, various authors describe points along State Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas and Wyandotte County. Historic locations described in the article...

154. 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...

155. 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...

156. Elks Building Gone but Lodge 26 Still Vibrant Elks Building Gone but Lodge 26 Still Vibrant September 21, 2011 Postcard image and short article about the old Elks Lodge, no. 26 building located at 7th & Grand streets. The brownstone building was designed by William Walters of Oshkosh, Wis., and served as the Wisconsin...

157. Racetrack's Legacy Endures - Even After Razing Racetrack's Legacy Endures - Even After Razing September 24, 2008 Short article and postcard image of the old Kansas City-Smithville Racetrack in Smithville, Mo. The track was built in 1925 and featured mostly harness racing. Later automobile and motorcycle races were...

158. 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...

159. Building Stands the Test of Time and Redevelopment 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...

160. Innovative Trucks Drove Kansas City's Economy 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...