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J H Buford
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Richmond & co
Actors Rehearsing on Stage
Four actors on stage, from the Coach House Players' production of New Girl in Town (December, 1966). In front from left, Janice Christian, Etta Marie Carisle. In back from left, Faxon House, Wayne Snow....
Full frontal and side view of one-story frame house in snow.
Faxon and Gallagher Drug Company
Full frontal and side view of the Faxon and Gallagher Drug Company; located on the northwest corner of 8th and Broadway. Picture taken in winter with snow on the street. Negbaur & Sons business is also...
Nelson Art Gallery Exterior in Winter
Full frontal view, looking north, in winter, with snow on ground.
Horse and cart
Horse and cart in snow at 6th and Main.
Horse-drawn cart with men scooping snow into it at 914-16 Grand Avenue.
That Debate: Charles & Sarah, the Uncut Version
Interview (with questions asked by the author) and dialogue of the debate between Sarah Snow and Charles Wheeler, candidates for mayor of Kansas City in 1975, with discussion on relevant local issues.
Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid
circa 1908-1950 (bulk 1920-1940)
Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...
And Now. ..A Missive from Mont Blue
Letter to the editors of City magazine about omitting the Mont Blue Ski Area in Lawrence, Kansas, from a previous publication of area snow skiing sites.
Pioneering in the Plains: Journey to Mexico in 1848--The Overland Trip to California
Letters between the McCoy brothers mentioning the weather conditions in 1838 and 1841, winters alternately covered with snow and warmer with very little precipitation.
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
Mailboxes at 11th and Grand covered with snow.
"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....
They Came from Missouri and They Showed the Way
October 1, 1941
Map and article about prominent Missourians becoming important either here or elsewhere, including Lloyd Stark, Mark Twain, John Marmaduke, Walter Williams, Lon Stephens, John Collet, John Pershing, Calamity...
KCResources, page 24
Blizzard of 1888
Multiple articles about the blizzard of 1888, noted as the standard for comparison for later blizzards in the Midwest.
Second Church of Christ Scientist
Partial frontal view of the Second Church of Christ Scientist, located on the northeast corner of 31st and Troost, showing people standing in snow in foreground.
Faces of the Past
Photo and description of Sarah Snow, "the first woman" to run for mayor of Kansas City in 1975 against Charles Wheeler (unsuccessfully). City Council member from 1967 to 1975 "represent[ing] the growing...
Vintage KC: 1915
December 1, 2006
Photograph and brief description of men plowing sidewalks and streets for the J.C. Nichols Company in 1915, using mule drawn, V-shaped snowplows made of wood.
Colored Salt--Contented Cars
Photos (depicting Downtown or Midtown stores such as Super A& P Market, etc.) and article (written by the commissioner of streets and sewers) about snow removal on Kansas City streets using different types...
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