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Glass Negative, Color
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Partial frontal view; located at 6505 State Line.
Black History Month Feature: Sarah Rector--Kansas City's First Black Millionairess
File containing photos and biographical article about Sarah Rector Campbell Crawford, or Sarah Rector (ca. 1901-1963 ca.), "the first black female millionaire to live in Kansas City," and her husband Kenneth...
Blast from the Past: Kansas City, Missouri's Northeast Neighborhood Is Still a Splendid Step Back in Time
Photos and article about the "[b]eautiful, historic homes" of the Northeast residential district including the following houses: (1) the 1891 John Pierceson home (renovated by owner Ann Carter) on Benton...
Blossom Home Now Architects' Office
Photos and article about "the purchase and restoration of the old Major George Newton Blossom [or George Blossom] mansion at 1032 Pennsylvania [Avenue] by the partners in Urban Architects, Inc. and Arnold...
Blossom House Residence
Full frontal and side view; located at 1032 Pennsylvania.
File contains a newspaper clipping and other material on the Major George Newton Blossom mansion at 1032 Pennsylvania in Quality Hill.
Blue Hydrangea Bush
Blue hydrangea bush at the W.H.H. Piatt Residence, 6134 Blue Hills Road. Piatt was a Kansas City lawyer.
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.
Blue Valley's Champion: Mary Lois Gamble Pierce, 1932-2001
Photo and obituary for Mary Lois Gamble Pierce, or Mary Pierce (1932-2001), "one of the early activists" in the Northeast residential district, especially the Blue Valley industrial district. Description...
Boone Home Memorial Association
Newsletters with photos and other information on the Boone Home in Saint Charles County, Missouri, built in 1800 near Defiance, Missouri. Site of the death and first burial of Daniel Boone (1734-1820)...
Full frontal and side view.
Brazier Family Genealogy
Information on the interrelated Brazier family, Purdom family, and Waskey family of pioneer Westport. Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on prominent family members such as Catherine Brazier...
Brick "Castle" Overlooking Kaw Valley Reflected Success of German Pioneer
Article about Sauer Castle, the residence of German immigrant Anton Sauer (or Anthony Sauer) in Rosedale, Kansas, built between 1865 and 1871, with photo.
Brief History of Historic Preservation in Kansas City
Comprehensive article about the history of architectural preservation in Kansas City and the nation, with most efforts beginning after the 1960s, including Quality Hill, but the first probably the 1922...
Bringing out the Beauty in the Beast
File contains an article about the residence in the Hyde Park residential district of "prominent K. C. lawyer, Frank Brumback and his wife Louise Upton Brumback, or Louise Brumback, a painter," and their...
Brooklyn Avenue, 35th to 36th
Postcard of residences on Brooklyn Avenue betweeen 35th and 36th Streets
Bruce Goff Tour
Brief article publicizing an American Institute of Architects tour of Bruce Goff homes in the Kansas City area on May 14, 2005. The homes include a residence at 5020 W. 67th Street, the Nicol Residence...
Bruce R. Watkins Drive Nears End of Long, Bumpy Road to Completion
Photos, maps, and extensive article about the completion of "Bruce R. Watkins Drive, the 10-mile road more than a half century in the making," with its last leg from "Linwood Boulevard to the downtown...
Photo of the Bruner residence at 44th and Oak Streets, in the book published by Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company for the Kansas City Driving Club.
Full frontal view of Mineral Hall, designed by Louis Curtiss, located at 4340 Oak.
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