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61. 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...

62. 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.

63. 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.

64. 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...

65. 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...

66. 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...

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

68. 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...

69. 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...

70. 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...

71. 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

72. 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...

73. Loss of the Great American Shoe Store Loss of the Great American Shoe Store March 9, 2011 Postcard image and accompanying article on the G. R. Kinney Co. shoe store located at 8th & Delaware in Kansas City, Missouri. The company was founded by George Romanta Kinney who revolutionized the industry...

74. Main Street Theater History to Live on as Downtown's New Cineplex Main Street Theater History to Live on as Downtown's New Cineplex April 9, 2008 Article and postcard image of the old Mainstreet Theater (14th and Main Street). The theater was designed by the firm of Rapp and Rapp of Chicago and opened October 30, 1921. The historic building was...

75. Main Street, North from 12th Street Main Street, North from 12th Street Postcard of Main Street, North from 12th Street

76. Martin King of Exaggerated Postcards Martin King of Exaggerated Postcards May 22, 2013 Article profiles William H. "Dad" Martin of Ottawa, Kansas, considered to be a pioneer of the exaggerated or "tall-tale" postcard. Martin worked under photographer E.H. Corwin in Ottawa in the early 1900s...

77. Melrose Methodist Church Melrose Methodist Church July 20, 2005 Postcard featured in "Postcards of Historic Northeast" this issue is an interior view identified as the Melrose Methodist Church located at Windsor and Bales. It was built in 1928.

78. Midland Hotel Midland Hotel circa 1900 Postcard of the Midland Hotel

79. Mildred (Mrs. Sam) Kittell Ray Mildred (Mrs. Sam) Kittell Ray 1982 Mildred Kittell Ray, known as Mrs. Sam Ray, with postcard in hand standing by wooden cabinet with drawers containing her postcard collection. Location not given but presumably photograph was taken at her...

80. Missouri Pacific Lines: Route of the Eagles Missouri Pacific Lines: Route of the Eagles May 4, 2011 Promotional postcard and accompanying article about the Missouri Pacific Railroad's "Eagle" streamliners. The Eagle line was launched in 1939 to much fanfare. MoPac discontinued it in 1994.