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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
10th Street, East from Wyandotte
Postcard of 10th Street, East from Wyandotte
20 Years Later, We Dread the Next Flood
June 9, 2013
Article focuses upon remembrance of the flood that impacted the Kansas City area during the summer of 1993. Business and property owners in the affected areas are interviewed and discuss both their recollections...
Babe Ruth File
Photos and information (from newspaper clippings) on visits to Kansas City in 1924 and 1931 by baseball star Babe Ruth (1895-1943). Ruth played in an Oct. 13, 1924 benefit baseball game at Meuhlebach Field...
Biography of Harold "Hal" Boyle (1911-1974), Journalist
Biography of Jeanne Eagels (1894-1929), Actress
Biography of the Dubinsky Brothers, Entertainers--Maurice (1882-1929); Edward (circa 1886-1960); and Barney (1892-1949)
Blue Spruce and Tulips
Blue spruce and tulips after a hard rain at the Robert Sutherland Residence, 1200 Santa Fe Road. Sutherland was President of the Sutherland Lumber Company.
File containing information about the BMA Building at Union Station Plaza and at 31st and Southwest Trafficways, "from sea level. ..the tallest office structure here, its base level equivalent to perhaps...
Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid
Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...
Notice about the election of Missouri's first state governor (Alexander McNair over William Clark) and national representative (John Scott). Also a letter (written by "Walk in Rain," head of the "Little...
DAR, Kansas City Chapter, World War I Scrapbook Finding Aid
The men of Battery A, 129th Field Artillery, were officially mustered into Federal Service on August 5, 1917, as part of the 35th Division, United States First Army, Allied Expeditionary Force. Most of...
Dedication of the Hiram Page Grave Site in a Beautiful Rain
Text from talk given by Dr. Lorene E. Pollard, a granddaughter of John Whitmer, brother-in-law of Hiram Page, one of the speakers at the dedication of the Hiram Page monument. No date given for when the...
Dry as a Bone
July 22, 2012
Article discussing the effects of the drought of 2012. Extreme high temperatures and a lack of rain are creating conditions comparable to the Dust Bowl of the 1930s in the region. The drought has already...
Elm Street U-Smile Camp
Postcard of Elm Street U-Smile Camp
Garden at Theis Park to Be Built
March 14, 2007
The Kansas City Art Institute and others are planning to install a rain garden in the southwest corner of Frank A. Theis Park located near Volker Boulevard and Oak Street. "The nearly 5,500-square-foot,...
General Hospital Profile
J. W. Jenkins & Son
Advertising card for J. W. Jenkins & Sons showing a girl holding an umbrella standing under the eves of a building as it stops raining and the sun comes out. Front of card says: "Story & Clark Organ Co....
Kansas City Livestock Exchange Building
Postcard of the Livestock Exchange Building
Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Chapter about Jeanne Eagels (~1894-1929), born in Boston as Amelia Jean Eagles, and raised in Kansas City starting in 1896 as an actress and performer, changing her name just before moving to New York...
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