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Kansas City Philharmon...
Settlers -- Early
Informal, partial body pose identified as Mrs. Harry (Christine) F. Montgomery. She was chairman of the Women's Committee of the Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra in the early 1960s.
Profiles of city officials involved in urban planning either through financing or organizing infrastructure improvements such as utilities, transportation, natural disaster prevention, parks, etc.
Civil War Scrapbooks
Information on the Civil War, mostly newspaper clippings, with general information on Roll 20 and chronology on Rolls 18-20.
Clara S. Hockaday
Portrait of Mrs. Burnham [Clara] Hockaday.
Portrait of Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau performing at the piano.
Clyde and Mae Porter
Collection of Clyde Porter (dying before 1958) and his wife Mae Reed Porter, or Mae Porter, of early Kansas City history and origins, with photos, maps, and illustrations, etc.
Cogswell Tavern and Watts Mill
Information about Watts Mill and Cogswell Tavern provided in the 6th and 7th items of the roll of microfilm, along with photo and description of William Cogswell (1793-1866), his wife Fanny Ann Cogswell...
History of the Kansas City booster organization of business people.Founded in 1856, then broken up during the Civil War.Inaugurated system of railroads and promoted transportation for commerce all around...
Contracts for buildings and information about individual builders and construction companies.
Stories about the fire and reconstruction of the Convention Hall in 1900.Also famous and notable performances including Banda Rossa, Buster Brown kids, John Philip Sousa, Caruso, Sarah Bernhardt, and the...
Crystal Palace also known as the Exposition Building, at 13th and Kansas Avenues, "somewhat after the style of the Crystal Palace in London," in use from 1887 to 1898 and burned down in 1901. Drawings,...
Curtiss-Wright Flying Service Photograph Collection Finding Aid
This collection contains 57 black and white 8" x 10" photographs housed in one box. Views include downtown area, West bottoms, riverfront area, industrial areas, midtown area including Union Station and...
Daniel L. Shouse
DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid
A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...
Full body portrait of Dolores Farris in dance costume, autographed.
Full body portrait in dance costume identified as Dolores Farris. According to the newspaper clippings found in Scrapbook #2 of the collection, her grandmother was Mrs. H. C. Farris, 406 Norton.
Dolores Farris and John Hancock
Full body portrait in dance costume identified as Dolores Farris and John Hancock.
Door-to-Door Canvass for First Library's Books
Article about the first library in Kansas City, established in 1871 at 509 Main Street by Englishman John Taylor as part of the Mechanics' Institute system, surrounded at the time by multitudes of saloons,...
Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman
Dramatic full body portrait of dancers in costume identified as Doris Humphrey and Charles Weidman. Autographed as "To Miss Thomes, Enjoying seeing you again, Charles Weidman". Humphrey and Weidman were...
Full body portrait in dance costume identified as Dorothy Cooper.
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