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101. Postcards from Our Past Postcards from Our Past Fall 2006 Article contains photographs and brief histories of buildings at the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Volker and Hospital Hill Campuses. Buildings include Oxford Hall (Edwin W. Shields residence),...

102. 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...

103. Postcards of Historic Northeast Postcards of Historic Northeast August 24, 2005 This week's featured postcard is of TWA and features the Constellation airplane. It reads "Providing the very finest in airline service between major cities from coast to coast, this newest Constellation,...

104. Postcards of Historic Northeast Postcards of Historic Northeast August 31, 2005 The featured postcard in this column in this issue is of Harold Ensley. He is featured standing beside his Ford stationwagon. He was known as "The Sportsman's Friend" and his TV show's theme song was "Gone...

105. Postcards of Northeast Life Postcards of Northeast Life April 14, 2004 Short article and images of Harold Ensley, local sportsman and broadcaster. At the time of this feature he was still active in broadcasting.

106. 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...

107. 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...

108. Postcards of Northeast Life: Lobby St. Regis Hotel Postcards of Northeast Life: Lobby St. Regis Hotel December/6/2000 Photo and history of the Saint Regis Hotel, "[b]uilt in 1914 by Howard Vrooman and designed by Owens & Payson, Architects," at "one of Kansas City's premier addresses" at "the northeast corner of Linwood...

109. Priests of Pallas, Monoplane Priests of Pallas, Monoplane Postcard of Monoplane float at the Priests of Pallas Parade

110. Priests of Pallas, Night Priests of Pallas, Night Postcard of float from the 1909 Priests of Pallas Parade

111. 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...

112. River Trade Diminished Near Turn of Century River Trade Diminished Near Turn of Century June 16, 2010 Postcard image and short article about the decline in traffic and trade on the Missouri River beginning in the late-1800s. The decline was due in large part to the burgeoning railroad industry.

113. Roberts Home Example of New Homeowner Postcards Roberts Home Example of New Homeowner Postcards February 2, 2011 Early twentieth-century postcard of "The Roberts Home," located in Mellier Place, Kansas City, Missouri, and an accompanying article about cattleman and real estate developer Walter Mellier. Mellier Place...

114. Roger Fowler, Barnstormer Roger Fowler, Barnstormer Postcard of early aviator, Roger Fowler

115. Roses are Red...and Pink, and White Roses are Red...and Pink, and White May 13, 2009 Postcard image and short article on the Laura Conyers-Smith Rose Garden located in Loose Park. The garden was designed by Herbert Hare (of the firm Hare & Hare) in 1931 and originally consisted of 120...

116. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 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...

117. SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-1990s Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...

118. SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid SC13-1 Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the collection...

119. SC168 Teachers College of Kansas City SC168 Teachers College of Kansas City 1922-1974 This collection contains materials relating to the Teachers College of Kansas City, as well as its alumni organization, Tau Kappa Delta. These materials include a scrapbook maintained by members of Tau...

120. SC3 Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid SC3 Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid 1860-1905 Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....