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Sewing Machine Industr...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Ottmann, J Lith co
Black Archives of Mid-...
Agnes Ward Amberg Club
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
12th Street, 300 Block, East
Postcard of 12th Street, 300 Block, East
About Town: Club within K. C. Club Is Celebrating Its 50th Year
Full name of club actually the "Saturday Afternoon Sewing, Literary & Moral Uplift Society," with an unknown origin but designed "for a little relaxation at the end of a grueling workweek."
AC12 BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project Collection Finding Aid
The Black Archives of Mid-America / Kansas City Public Library Oral History Collection consists of 59 interviews with individuals prominent in the African American community and provides insight into the...
AC2 First Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid
The First Baptist Church Collection provides insight into the activities of First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas, through meeting minutes, anniversary programs, and other items.
AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection contains photographic prints and negatives showing African American life in the Kansas City metropolitan area between 1949 and 1962.
AC27 Williams Photo Studio Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1920-ca. 1959
The Williams Photo Studio Collection contains images of African American civic and health institutions, organizations, and schools as well as individuals and residences in the Kansas City metropolitan...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 32 with African American Stereotypes
Scrapbook page containing eight advertising cards showing African Americans in various situations. Two of the cards are missing. The cards show:
1. Two geese with bodies made of bags of tobacco and...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 37 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards. Four cards are very small cutouts of people, two playing music, one Asian, one with a monkey. The other five cards show the following:
1. A large brown...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 59 with Feathers, Flowers, and Women
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards showing the following:
1. Flowers (two cards cut to shape).
2. A large feather and flowers (two cards).
3. Two women sewing. Card says: "Using...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 69 with Outdoor Country Scenes, Lace, and Flowers
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards as follows:
1. Four cards are in the shape of a book, the front covers showing: a church in winter, a couple sitting on a bench, a woman in a field with...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 73 with People Sewing
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards. Three are "Copyright 1894, by the Singer Manufacturing Co." printed by "J. Ottmann Lith. Co., N.Y." They show the following:
1. Three adults and a...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 80 with Kansas City Businesses
Scrapbook page containing 11 advertising cards including four for businesses in Kansas City, Missouri. The cards show the following:
1. A woman's face over a field of cows. Card says: "The Great American...
Advertising Cards Vertical Files
These business or company name vertical files for the advertising cards from the late nineteenth century (circa 1880s-1900) have information about the company or business or people involved.
American Sewing Machine
Description of business at 1026 Main Street carrying sewing machines billed as the only machine of its kind. It had "a self-setting needle" and "self-threading shuttle."
An Interview With Elida Cardenas
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded July 28, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
An Interview With Henry Warren Sewing
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded April 12, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound disc; digital; $ 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
An Interview With Ruth Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded September 30, 1980. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Biography of Della C. Lamb (c.1877-1951), Children's Advocate
Biography of Edna Marie Dunn (1893-1983), Fashion Illustrator and Designer
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