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1. Biography of Della C. Lamb (c.1877-1951), Children's Advocate Biography of Della C. Lamb (c.1877-1951), Children's Advocate 1999

2. Biography of Lucy Drage (1876-1965), Interior Decorator Biography of Lucy Drage (1876-1965), Interior Decorator 2008

3. Orpheum Theater Profile Orpheum Theater Profile 2003

4. Silk Silk

5. John Taylor Dry Goods Company John Taylor Dry Goods Company 2 promotional postcards of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company

6. Priests of Pallas Souvenir Priests of Pallas Souvenir September 1, 1901 A picture of the Priests of Pallas souvenir for 1901 is shown in this short article. "It is a gold jewel box of elaborate workmanship, and was manufactured by the Rogers Silver Plate Company of Danbury,...

7. A Special Day A Special Day July 26, 2008 A statue of Buck O'Neil was unveiled Friday, July 25, 2008, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. "The depiction is of Buck's later years, maybe his 70s. He's wearing...

8. Awash in Luxury Awash in Luxury December 10, 2006 According to the article, there are only a handful of French laundries in the United States and one of them is located in the Kansas City area. It is called Blanc Plume and is in North Kansas City. French...

9. Frank Scott, Notions & Fancy Goods Frank Scott, Notions & Fancy Goods 1881 Advertising card for Frank Scott showing a woman in a dress with peacock feather hem, yellow wings, a gauzy shawl, and a butterfly antennae headband standing with thirteen birds of exotic species including...

10. G. Bernheimer, Bros. & Co. G. Bernheimer, Bros. & Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for G. Bernheimer, Bros. & Co. showing a house with water in the foreground. Back of card says: "A continuous show of Black Silks. Special for Carnival Week. Your Choice, $1.00 per Yard...All...

11. G. Bernheimer, Bros. & Co. G. Bernheimer, Bros. & Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for G. Bernheimer, Bros. & Co. showing an image of a house with a windmill on the water bordered by ivy and birds. Back of card says: "A continuous show of Black Silks. Special for Carnival...

12. Tough as Silk Tough as Silk September//1992 Biographical article about Karen Clegg, "vice president of administration for the Kansas City division of Allied-Signal Aerospace Company." Description of her life and career, starting as a first grade...

13. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Alfred Woolf, "vice-president of the Morris Woolf Silk Company" in Saint Louis born in Springfield, Missouri in 1869.

14. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of George Woolf, "secretary and treasurer of the Morris Woolf Silk Company" in Saint Louis, born in New York City in 1838.

15. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of H. R. Williams, "a dealer in mill supplies in Kansas City." Born in Indiana in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in 1905 and founder of his own company, "carr[ying] the only stock of...

16. KCResources, page 69 KCResources, page 69

17. The Ill-Fated Kansas Silk Industry The Ill-Fated Kansas Silk Industry Winter//2000-2001 Illustrations, photos, and article about the failed silk industry in late 19th century Kansas, starting with the founding of Silkville, Kansas, in 1869 by "Ernest Valeton de Boissiere, a nobleman from...

18. Silk Tapestries: A National Treasure Silk Tapestries: A National Treasure June 1, 2006 John Pottie displays his collection of silk tapestries, a rare art form, at the National Silk Art Museum in Weston, Missouri. The museum is on the second floor above the restuarant, Charlemagne's, also...

19. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

20. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 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....