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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid
1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989]
The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...
An Interview With Henry Warren Sewing
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded April 12, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound disc; digital; $ 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope
March 3, 2011
Michael Oher, the Baltimore Ravens football player made famous in the movie "The Blind Side," was the keynote speaker at the 50th annual Greater Kansas City Area Mayors' Prayer Breakfast, March 2, 2011....
B'nai Jehudah Temple
Postcard of the B'nai Jehudah Temple at Linwood and Flora
Big Buzz About Those Books
October 14, 2009
Article spotlights the Kansas City Public Library's "larger-than-life" Community Bookshelf parking garage at 10th and Baltimore. The bookshelf design decorates the south facade of the garage and looks...
Biography of Charles Filmore (1854-1948) and Myrtle Fillmore (1845-1931), Founders, Unity Society of Practical Christianity
Biography of Edwin O'Hara (1881-1956), Clergyman
Biography of José Gonzalez (1931-2003), Founder of Fiesta Hispana
A young girl is kneeling by a bed with her hands clasped together as if praying. A doll and toy stove are on the floor beside her.
Family at Dining Table
Family engaged in prayer prior to a meal.
Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co., The
Advertising card for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. showing child kneeling in prayer. Caption says: "Our Father who art in Heaven." Back of card lists branch houses and their addresses in cities...
James Dillet Freeman
April 12, 2003
Obituary for James D. Freeman, dying on April 10, 2003, at his home in Kansas City, Missouri, at age 91. Reverend Freeman was poet laureate of Unity School of Christianity, Unity Village, Missouri. Besides...
Kansas City Firefighters
Book includes a chronological time line that lists a history of fatalities of firemen with the Kansas City Fire Department. Starts with 1889 and ends with 1988. This book also contains a list of fire stations...
Lifestyles: Study Links Prayer to Recovery in Heart Patients
Article about the study by Dr. William Harris "and other researchers at the Mid America Heart Institute, the heart program of St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, MO," revealing higher recovery rates in...
SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection
1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s
The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...
SC84 James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid
1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990)
James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...
SC98 Old Men's Association Records Finding Aid
The Old Men's Association was a social organization that met for 25 years in Kansas City beginning in 1893 up to 1918. Men had to be 60 years old or older in order to qualify for membership. Prominent...
St. Mary's Episcopal Church
This videocassette features a guided tour of the historical St. Mary's Episcopal Church located in downtown Kansas City. The tour includes baptismal fonts, bell, painted and stained glass windows, marble...
The Town That Jack Built
Article about the artwork in Webb City, Missouri, by sculptor and painter Jack Dawson, highlighting his 32-foot-tall "Hands in Prayer, World in Peace Memorial" sculpture in King Jack Park, formerly a lead...
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