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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
10th Street, West from Main
Postcard of 10th Street, West from Main
Aerial flood view looking south across the Fairfax District toward the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers. Smoke at top left is from the fire at 31st and Roanoke/Southwest Boulevard.
Aerial view looking southwest along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire.
1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...
1951 Flooding on Southwest Boulevard
Cars moving down Southwest Boulevard at Roanoke looking northeast. Flood damage evident along road.
A Brand-New Glow
July 27, 2007
A new sculpture design, "Transformed Flower," has been approved by the Municipal Art Commission. The sculpture, by California artist Phillip Smith, willl be erected at the north end of the Richard & Annette...
A Local Imprint on a Classic Style
November 9, 2014
Article profiles a three-story home located within Kansas City's Coleman Highlands neighborhood built in 1909 in the shirtwaist style. The author mentions that shirtwaist homes can be found within several...
View of an abandoned automobile and foliage in the area of Southwest Trafficway and Roanoke Road north of Westport Road.
Full frontal and partial side view; located on east side of Roanoke from 47th to 48th.
Automobiles, Home and Shed
Automobiles, home and shed in the area of Southwest Trafficway and Roanoke Road north of Westport Road.
Baptist Churches, Roanoke Baptist Church
Full, street level view identified as the Roanoke Baptist Church located at 40th and Wyoming.
Bernstein-Rein Pursues Development Near Plaza
April 10, 2004
Article says the firm expects to break ground Fall 2004 on an $80 million development that will occupy most of the block between Roanoke Road and Belleview Avenue, from Ward Parkway to 48th Street. Bernstein-Rein...
Biography of Blanche Carstenson (1907-2002) and Cecil Carstenson (1906-1991), Artists
Biography of Edward Buehler Delk (1885-1956), Architect
Biography of Ernest H. Newcomb (1886-1979), Founder of the University of Kansas City
Biography of Joseph (1934-1978) and Patricia (1936-1996) Shaughnessy, Community Activists
Short notice of the plans "to restore and preserve Roanoke Court, a group of seven historically significant apartment buildings" at 3659-3689 Summit Road.
Business: NEWS Is News for Paper Network
Photo and article about Newspaper Electronics Corporation at 3225 Roanoke Road, a young but fast-growing computer firm with word processing technology spreading to many newspapers, headed by president...
Centenary History of Kansas City Churches
Church located at 43rd and Roanoke Road, built in the 1880s, but with a congregation organized soon after the Civil War. Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post, April 1927-March 1930.
Chariot Races Entertained the Crowds at the Fairgrounds
Drawing of a race at the fair with article about the brawling and drinking associated with the fair at 38th and Penn Streets to Roanoke and Valentine Streets in old Westport.
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