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Glass Negative, Color
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Alexander Majors Residence
Nomination form for the National Register for the Alexander Majors home from May 1975.
All Guests of Nature
Article about the unusual residence of Ms. O'Connor at 4829 Holmes Road, nearly covered with vegetation to facilitate a "woodland" environment with bird watching and the like, built in 1951-1953.
Residence of George S. Allee, President, Missouri Oil Men’s Association, located at 6444 Main Street, taken from the southeast in the Spring.
Residence of George S. Allee, President, Missouri Oil Men’s Association, located at 6444 Main Street, taken from the southeast in the Fall.
Amateur or Professional, the Arts Flourish--Fairway: Reinhardt Home Is Painted for City Hall
Article about the painting by artist Mary Campbell (for placement in the Fairway city hall) of the newly-restored 1879 farm home of Philip Reinhardt (ca. 1834-1921) next to the site of the former Kansas...
American Institute of Architects Guide to Kansas City Architecture & Public Art
Book filled with photos, maps, and descriptions of numerous structures of architectural significance in Kansas City including buildings, residences, and public art works and including newer buildings up...
A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks
An English Country Place Recreated: Old World Charm Makes This Kansas City Residence an Impressive One
Article about the English countryside-style mansion of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Shields at 51st and Cherry Streets with photos of the interior and exterior.
An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo.
Illustration of the Independence residence of and biographical sketch of Joseph Mercer, Jackson County treasurer and former Missouri state treasurer, born in Platte City in 1845.
An Interesting Treatment of Exterior Materials
Illustration and floor plan of "the new bungalow residence of A. J. Mehl, at the southeast corner of Huntington road and Brookside boulevard," designed by architect Clarence Shepard.
An Italian Residence to Be Built by J. B. McGilvray
April 9, 2022
Illustration and caption about the "residence being started for J. B. McGilvray of the legal firm of McGilvray, Warren & Woodbury at the southwest corner of Summit street and [61st Street Terrace]," designed...
An Old Westport Landmark
Illustration and article about the old house in Westport at 4217 Mill Creek Parkway (later called J. C. Nichols Parkway), "built in 1844 by A. Richter, a well to do contractor and builder."
Ancestral Abode of Spearman Family
Photo and brief article about the log cabin home of J. W. Spearman built in 1848 in Miller County, Missouri (in the central part of the state).
Ancient Parlors May Be Gay Again
Photos and captions about the buildings of "Henry Coppock, cattle feeder" and builder of a "solid brick mansion in 1886," sold in 1946 to the J. C. Nichols Company and located "across Shawnee Mission road...
Andrew J. Snider Residence
Full frontal and side view; located at 1005 Forest.
Andy James Residence
File contains illustrations and information on the residence of Andy James (dying in 1930), a farmer and son of a Santa Fe freighter moving into the house (built in 1876 by W. P. Phillips at 10225 Glenwood...
Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains
Illustration of the "residence of William Gillis, Esq."
Annie Ridenbaugh Bird
Entry with photo and bio of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird, or Annie Bird (1856-1937), president of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Dry Goods Company for 17 years. Description of her life and career as a native of Saint...
Annual Dinner at University Club a Gala!
Description of the restoration of an 1860 home in Arrow Rock, Missouri, restored by the family of Day and Whitney Kerr of Kansas City.
Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908
Photos and caption about the residence and farm of J. M. Curtice, "[o]ne of the show places near Kansas City" for "Herford [sic] cattle, horses and other stock."
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