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$4 Million to Union Station
June 6, 2014
Article announces that the Hall Family Foundation has made a donation of four million dollars to Union Station to assist with planned improvements to this historic site. Union Station chief executive officer,...
A "What Is Science" Debate at Science City
Discusses the debate surrounding the quality and usefulness of the exhibits at Science City.
A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping
Photos and article about the decline in population rank and other aspects of the Kansas City metropolitan area from 1959 to 2001, including its convention attendances, the park and boulevard system, the...
Biography of Joseph (1934-1978) and Patricia (1936-1996) Shaughnessy, Community Activists
Brighter Outlook at Union Station
December 22, 2010
“The balance sheet as of the end of October showed a positive cash flow of more than $1.5 million and pointed to a robust end-of-the-year surplus – a first for the station that only managed to break...
City Beat: Museum Fights the Ghosts of Intolerance
Article describing the themes of the Minority Museum, founded by David Shapiro and relating to Jewish and other ethnic groups, located at Boone Elementary School at 89th and Wornall Roads but possibly...
Coats and Ties on the Line
Discusses the financial problems of Science City at Union Station.
Corinthian Hall. ..Museum Director Says Fears Are Unfounded
Article about the projected symbiotic relationship between the Kansas City Museum and Science City in raising funds for each other.
Fate of Building Uncertain: Vacant Museum Administration Building Will Go Unused by City
Article about the reversion of ownership to the city government of the former Kansas City Museum Administration Building, following the move of the offices to Science City at Union Station, with photo....
Kansas City: Rise of a Regional Metropolis
Book includes a short history of Union Station as a railroad station and as a reburished city attraction.
KC Press Club Condemns Closed Meetings by PCC
Discusses the club's opposition to closed meetings held by the committee overseeing allocation of Union Station rehabilitation funds.
Lyle's New Digs
January 14, 2004
Union Station and the University of Kansas Natural History Museum announced a partnership to create a dinosaur fossil preparatory lab inside Science City. Over the course of an expected three years, visitors...
March 25-31, 2005
Article describes the work of Dimensional Innovations, an Overland Park architectural fabrication company. The company began work in 1995 designing interior signage for AMC Entertainment Inc., and has...
Meet Me Under the Clock at Union Station
From its Heyday Early in the 20th Century as One of the Busiest Passenger Depots in the Country, to its New Incarnation as Science City, Union Station Has Always Been at the Heart of Kansas City and in...
New Government Structure Allows for More Focus on Corinthian Hall
Article explains the new governing system that has been formed called Union Station Kansas City. It will unify the management of Union Station, Science City and the Kansas City Museum. It is hoped that...
Promise in Progress
October 26, 2003
Opinion piece about low attendance at Union Station and ideas and proposals for increasing attendance and making it a "national attraction."
Remember the Children: Daniel's Story
Photo and description of a "major exhibit on the Holocaust" at Science City in Union Station called "Remember the Children, Daniel's Story" about events occurring to Jewish children in Nazi Germany from...
Saving the Union: Kansas City's Long-Silenced Union Station Is Grand and Gregarious Again
Photos and article about the restored Kansas City Union Station, again the destination of tourists with interior restaurants and adjacent Science City museum, etc.
Say-So: Union Station Lays Tracks into Future
Article about the plans to preserve and renovate Union Station, with photos and illustrations, into a potential science museum and public transportation hub.
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...
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