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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Louis I Kaufman
Catherine M Knowles
1820-1970 (Bulk 1880-1...
1891-1941 (Bulk 1891-1...
Biography of Mildred Kittell Ray (Mrs. Sam) (1895-1996), Teacher, Historian, and Writer
Leaders in Our Town: Joyce Hall Proves Art Can Grow in a "Cow Town"
Biography of Joyce C. Hall (1891-1982), Founder of Hallmark Cards
Theodore Roosevelt in Kansas City
2 photographic postcards of Theodore Roosevelt and his Sept. 1, 1910 visit to Kansas City
Yellowstone Park, Old Faithful Inn
2 postcards from Yellowstone Park
Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot
2 postcards of Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot
Fidelity National Bank
2 postcards of the old and new Fidelity National Bank buildings
John Taylor Dry Goods Company
2 promotional postcards of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company
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
Mrs. Sam Ray Postcards
A 2 volume collection of photocopies of portions of the column "A Postcard from Old Kansas City" from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times. Authored by Mrs. Sam (Mildred Kittell) Ray, the column...
Electric Park: Kansas City's Coney Island 1900-1925
A 45-page paper on the history of Electric Park with the information arranged chronologically. Chapter 9, "Souvenirs," contains a listing of known postcards of Electric Park. Includes copies of maps and...
SC13-3 Knowles Postcard Collection Finding Aid
A collection of approximately 200 postcards primarily from Kansas City and a variety of Missouri towns. Topics includes buildings, streets, libraries, fountains, etc.
World War I Soldiers with Child
A post card of World War I soliders. The solider on the right is John A. Ingino. The one on the left is Manuel Polsinelli; the child is not identified.
A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks
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,...
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...
Vanderslice Made It Big in the KC Ice and Coal Business
August 26, 2009
Advertising postcard and short article about the Vanderslice-Lynds Company, a grain brokerage firm in Kansas City. Includes biographical information about Howard Vanderslice who partnered with John Lynds...
What's Happening to Transit. ..in Kansas City
Article about the financial restructuring of the Kansas City Public Service Company to facilitate a "$3,000,000 improvement program. ..including purchase of new street cars, trolley buses, and gas buses,"...
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...
Postcards from Our Past
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),...
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