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1. Argentine Library and Supermarket Proceeding Argentine Library and Supermarket Proceeding December 8-14, 2011 Article discusses the new Metropolitan Avenue Redevelopment District that stretches west from the 18th Street Expressway to S. 24th Street and north from Metropolitan Avenue to the railroad tracks. A grocery...

2. Children at the Swinney Branch Library Children at the Swinney Branch Library 1915 Children seated at tables inside the Swinney Branch Library, located inside the E. F. Swinney Public School on W. 47th Street, between Holly and West Prospect Place (Jarboe).

3. E.F. Swinney School Building E.F. Swinney School Building n.d Exterior view of the E. F. Swinney Public School at W. 47th and West Prospect Place (Jarboe). It was also the location of the Swinney Branch Library.

4. Google Study Computes the Digital Divide Google Study Computes the Digital Divide June 29, 2012 Article detailing the results of a study done by Google Inc. on Internet access and availability in the Kansas City area. Public libraries have been key in providing free Internet access and helping to...

5. Group Photo in front of the E. F. Swinney School/Branch Library Group Photo in front of the E. F. Swinney School/Branch Library 1915 Group portrait of a group of children and a woman (possibly a teacher or librarian) standing in front of the E. F. Swinney Public School building.

6. History of Kansas City Public Libraries History of Kansas City Public Libraries

7. How a Library Won an Election How a Library Won an Election November/1/1966 Article about the publicity campaign in 1965-1966 to bring back attention to public libraries after years of public apathy and "self-indulgent display and consumption" in private industry.

8. How the Public Library Transformed Kansas City How the Public Library Transformed Kansas City March 2011 Author and commentator Jack Cashill describes how the Kansas City Public Library has become the "cultural center of the metro" through its programming efforts and renovated facilities. He also lauds chief...

9. J. Nolen Harvey J. Nolen Harvey April 9, 1905 File containing a pamphlet written by and about J. Nolen Harvey, a sociology writer, mentioning public libraries of Kansas City and other cities as places for his research, with too many books and words...

10. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1940s Unidentified employees working in the bindery area of the Kansas City Public Library, Main branch at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Identified as preparation work for sewing in the bindery...

11. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1940s Unidentified employees working in the bindery area of the Kansas City Public Library, Main branch at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

12. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1940s Unidentified employee working in the bindery area of the Kansas City Public Library, Main branch at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

13. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1940s Library employee identified as Paul Liter working in the bindery area of the Kansas City Public Library, Main branch at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

14. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1940s Unidentified library employee working in the bindery area of the Kansas City Public Library, Main branch at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.

15. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes adults as well as two African American children, all...

16. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes a librarian, an African American man as well as two...

17. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes two librarians assisting two adults at the library card...

18. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View believed to have been taken in the Reference area with a sign...

19. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Location not given, perhaps the check-out desk. Individual women in...

20. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Exact location in the building not given, perhaps by the fireplace...