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121. Senior Focus: The Cutting Edge of Clarence Kivett Senior Focus: The Cutting Edge of Clarence Kivett September//1991 Photos and biographical article about Clarence Kivett, an architect designing many prominent local structures with his firm, Kivett & Myers which merged in 1975 with Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff....

122. Sears Memories Outlive Warehouse Sears Memories Outlive Warehouse Article with reminiscences, map of location at Truman and Cleveland Roads, and photos of the demolition of the Sears warehouse building, constructed in 1925, destroyed in the "second largest implosion"...

123. SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid SC86-1 James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid 1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914) James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...

124. SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

125. SC218 Penn Elementary School Closing Program Collection Finding Aid SC218 Penn Elementary School Closing Program Collection Finding Aid May 1955 This collection contains items pertaining to the last program of the Penn Elementary School before closing its doors in 1955.

126. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

127. SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection 1905-1978 and n.d. This collection contains reports, correspondence, permits, regulations, blueprints, and notes concerning the operations of the Kansas City Public Works Department in the early to mid-20th century. The...

128. SC126 Gallup Maps Collection Finding Aid SC126 Gallup Maps Collection Finding Aid 1900-1950 and n.d. This collection contains 23 maps depicting the greater Kansas City metropolitan area. 22 of the maps were published by the Gallup Map Company, and one was published by The Berry Company. The maps indicate...

129. SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid SC117 Map Collection Finding Aid 1642-2009 and n.d. This is an artificial collection consisting of maps found in the Missouri Valley Special Collections. The collection includes historical, road, and geological maps, as well as travel guides. Most of the...

130. Santa Fe Trail Marker Santa Fe Trail Marker View of three stone markers, exact location not given, probably eastern Jackson County, Missouri. First marker on the left reads: "Santa Fe Trail, 1822-72, Government Reservation 1808." Middle marker reads:...

131. Rushville Quadrangle Rushville Quadrangle 1951 Topographical map of areas of Buchanan and Platte counties in Missouri, and Atchison County, Kansas, including the city of Atchison, Kansas. Map also includes a segment of the Missouri River, as well as...

132. Rural Scene Rural Scene circa 1920s-1930s Man in a suit walking two dogs on a dirt country road. Mailboxes are in view.

133. Route of the Kansas City-St. Louis Rock Road Route of the Kansas City-St. Louis Rock Road June/30/1915 File containing a "map of the Old Trails Road across Missouri" supervised by Mrs. John Van Brunt (of Kansas City) and extending 303 miles from Saint Louis to Kansas City with some sections already paved...

134. Route 66 Celebrates 66th! Route 66 Celebrates 66th! May/June 1992 Article about the history of highway Route 66, one of the first transnational highways in the United States. It crosses Missouri and some sections are on the National Register of Historic Places.

135. Roselawn: Home of Frederick and Dorothea Volker Roselawn: Home of Frederick and Dorothea Volker n.d. Photo album with information and photos about the family of William Volker (1859-1947), including his brother Frederick Volker and their home at 3717 Bell Street, known as "Roselawn."
William Volker's...

136. Ronald McDonald House Ronald McDonald House Newsletter about the opening of the Kansas City branch of the children's cancer charity house at 41st and State Line Roads.

137. Rockhill Park Rockhill Park Postcard of construction work of Rockhill Park neighborhood

138. Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid Robinson Family Papers Finding Aid 1820-1893 This collection contains correspondence, court records, maps, deeds, bills, etc., and has been arranged by date order with most items relating to Montgomery and Buchanan County, Missouri. It contains maps...

139. Roanoke Park, Roanoke Roadway Roanoke Park, Roanoke Roadway Postcard of Roanoke Roadway in Roanoke Park

140. Roanoke Park Roanoke Park Photos of Roanoke Park at Roanoke and Valentine Roads since the 1910s, formerly the site of the city fairgrounds (Kansas City Interstate Fair, etc.).