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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Daniel J Martin
Wyandotte Street at 52nd Street
View of proposed "Brookside Extension" near the area of 52nd and Wyandotte. Several homes, a woman, and a child riding a tricycle on the sidewalk are shown.
Women atop Parade Float
Women representing various U.S. states riding atop a float sponsored by the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce during an unidentified parade. Side of float reads: "Host . . . Midwest Major League Baseball."...
Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid
ca1920-1950 (bulk 1940s-1950s)
This collection contains 340 black and white, 8" x 10" photographs. Many of them were a part of the Department of Welfare, Kansas City, Missouri. The focus of this collection is on people and activities,...
William E. Emery Is Dead
October 12, 1912
Article reports the death on October 11, 1912, of William E. Emery, "senior member of the firm of Emery, Bird, Thayer." Emery died suddenly of heart disease while riding a train from Jersey City to his...
Whyte Brothers Grocery
Postcard of the interior of the E. Whyte Grocery, Fruit & Wine Company
Was Area Monorail Pioneer Ahead of Time, or Off Track?
August 20, 2007
The Mike Hendricks commentary column features the story of Louis Swinney and his backyard monorail he invented back in the 1960s. "The two-wheeled vehicle was 21-feet long and powered by a car engine....
Troy Steam Laundry
Advertising card for Troy Steam Laundry showing two women riding on a cuff or collar as if it were a magic carpet over a pressed shirt with a cherub nearby. One of two cards with similar design. Front...
Postcard of Troost Avenue looking North towards 31st Street
Treaty Presents at Fort Laramie; 1867-68
Article describes Western fur trade activity in 1867 and 1868 at Fort Laramie in what is now Wyoming. The author references the ledger of Seth E. Ward and focuses upon weapons, hardware, blankets, cloth,...
August 17, 1957
Vertical file contains a photo and caption about Ruben Hunt, "23, of 1622 Virginia" Avenue, a police officer with the traffic direction division. He was a lifelong Kansas Citian and graduate of Lincoln...
Theodore Roosevelt in Kansas City
2 photographic postcards of Theodore Roosevelt and his Sept. 1, 1910 visit to Kansas City
The Last Cowboy
Article about the large "undeveloped" tract of land surrounded by shopping centers in South Kansas City, used at least until 1980 as a riding stables.
The Battle of Westport
Mention of Joseph Norman as "riding at General Curtis' side" for the Union in the Civil War Battle of Westport.
Swope Park, Lagoon
Postcard of Lagoon at Swope Park
February 20, 1996
The A's starting lineup entered the field in a variety of ways, including riding on mules and in limousines.
Sorosis Shoe Co.
Advertising card for the Sorosis Shoe Co. showing an assortment of images illustrating "Colonial Days in New England" including a woman doing needlework identified as "Tambour Work," couples riding through...
Sculpture At Royal Displays Girls' Bond
November 19, 2003
Ashley Curl and Ashley Sprouse both loved horses and competed at the American Royal. They were killed in a car accident on August 26, 2001. A bronze sculpture depicting the girls riding together and titled...
SC86-2 Josephine Woodbury Heermans Greenwood Papers Finding Aid
1846-1928 (bulk 1890-1914)
Josephine Woodbury Heermans Greenwood was born in Michigan on Christmas Day 1859. She became an employee of the Kansas City School District in 1888 and was principal of Whittier School between 1891-1910....
S. K. Green, Fine Shoes
Advertising card for S. K. Green showing two girls, one leading a goat, the other riding it and holding a parasol. One of three cards with similar design and theme. Front of card says: "Button's Raven...
Roller Coaster Riders
People riding a wooden roller coaster at an unidentified amusement park.
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