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Women's Dinner Meeting
Interior view of women seated and eating in unidentified location at a dinner or luncheon gathering. May be members of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra. No individual identification...
Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra
View of 10 women identified as the officers of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra. Individual identification and location not given.
William Whitehead Taylor
Information on William Whitehead Taylor, or William Taylor, a building contractor emigrating to Kansas City from his native England in 1857. Involved in construction of the New York Life Building, the...
Illustrations and information on William Sublette (1799-1845), arriving in Saint Charles, Missouri Territory in 1818 as one of the original fur traders in the Rocky Mountains, co-organizer of the Kansas...
William S. Chick
Bio of William S. Chick from Virginia, involved in the War of 1812, and settling in Westport in 1836 with a log business struck repeatedly by floods. Began ferry service facilitating fur trade. First to...
Information about William Mulkey (1822-1903), a local saloon owner starting in 1853 and successful gambler including horse racing. Emigrant to Kansas City in 1829 and builder of early brick house. Loser...
Performance portrait of pianist William Kapell seated at the piano playing.
Portrait of pianist William Kapell.
Biographical information about William Gillis (1797-1868), a soldier in Indian battles against Tecumseh later establishing Indian trading posts. Moved to Kansas City in 1830 with finest house in the area...
Bio of William Collins, a War of 1812 veteran and native of Kentucky, who, like Robert Campbell, bought shares in the Kansas Town Company but resided elsewhere, dying in Liberty in 1894.
Bio of William Bales, son of Walter Bales, a grocer by trade after the Civil War and a farmer during it.
William B. Evans
Bio of William B. Evans (1806-1855), a native of Tennessee arriving in Jackson County in 1825 to become the builder of Kansas City's first tavern in 1839 at the foot of Main Street on the Levee. Owned...
Photos, illustrations, and information on Willard Winner, traffic and parking visionary of Kansas City starting in the late 1800s, largely responsible for the ASB Bridge. Promoter, financier, and developer...
Westport Library Scrapbooks
Unprocessed special collection - 5 large scrapbooks compiled/located at the Westport Library, ca1920s. Contains newspaper clippings with lots of pictures and covers the Kansas City and Westport area.
Illustrations and information on the following subjects: the Daughters of Old Westport, the McCoy Plat of the old town of Westport, Westport city government council proceedings from 1857 to 1883, early...
Westminster Congregational Church Records Finding Aid
1900-1994 (bulk 1932-1993)
The Westminster Congregational Church, located at 36th and Walnut, Kansas City, Missouri, was dedicated at that address in 1907. It was initially called the Westminster Presbyterian Church but became affiliated...
Ward Hunt Collection Finding Aid
The photographs in the Ward Hunt Collection feature a number of images of famous personalities such as Sophie Tucker, Hedy Lamarr, and Jimmy Stewart, as well as local celebrities such as broadcaster Randall...
War-Scarred Wornall Home Latest Victim of Kansas City's Expansion
History of the house with a photo and illustration of its use during the Civil War as a hospital.
Biographical information about Walter Bales, arriving from Tennessee in 1831 and becoming justice of the peace and Jackson County Judge in 1848. "Robbed by bushwhackers" in 1863, died in 1887.
Verne Bugeon and Philip Martinez
Full body portrait in dance costume identified as dancers Verne Bugeon and Philip Martinez.
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