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1905-1978 and n.d
J H Buford
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Richmond & co
SC163 Kansas City Public Works Collection
1905-1978 and n.d.
This collection contains reports, correspondence, permits, regulations, blueprints, and notes concerning the operations of the Kansas City Public Works Department in the early to mid-20th century. The...
SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection
1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s
The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...
SC165 Mary Lou Eisert Collection
This collection contains photographs showing flood damage to residences and buildings in the Kansas City, Kansas area and a permit for Mary Lou Eisert to enter the flood area to regain property from her...
SC185 Archaeological Institute of America Collection Finding Aid
1905-1913, 1922, 1929
This collection consists of photocopies of newspaper clippings, a yearbook from 1905-1906, and a card advertising a lecture sponsored by the club.
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.
Snow Covered Home
Winter scene with unidentified two-story tudor residence. A wreath above the door has "Happy New Year" lettering.
Snow removal along Ward Parkway on the Country Club Plaza.
Sorosis Shoe Co.
Advertising card for the Sorosis Shoe Co. showing an assortment of images illustrating "Colonial Days in New England" including a woman doing needlework identified as "Tambour Work," couples riding through...
Swift and Company
Advertising card for Swift and Company showing a bird on a branch in front of a cottage by a river in the snow. Front lower left corner has number B 416. Back of card has a poem and advertising copy about...
Tax Tactic Offers Helping Hand
August 30, 2011
A small tax charged in area stores in Community Improvement Districts make possible things like "extra security, removal of trash and graffiti, pretty planters and park benches," as well as area awareness...
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.
The Beginnings of the University of Kansas
Speech on the origins and history of the University of Kansas, founded as "the State University of Kansas" in 1864 and opened on September 12, 1866.
The Book of Missourians
Biographical sketch of Forrest Snow, manager of the Saint Louis branch of the Capewell Horse Nail Company, born in Ohio in 1850.
The Last (Dirty) Picture Show
January 10-16, 2013
Article describes the history of and current state of the historic Strand theatre, located near 35th Street and Troost. References are made to the Strand theatre as a mainstream motion picture theater...
The Last Picture of Patsy Cline
November 27, 2005
Feature article in the Star Magazine which gives information on local amateur photographer Mildred Keith. Mildred, a 1939 graduate of Paseo High School, attended local country and western shows for many...
The Once and Future King? [and] Pretender to the Throne
Photos and accompanying articles about the Kansas City mayoral race between Charles Wheeler (incumbent) and Sarah Snow (challenger) and topics for debate in 1975.
The Question Box: How Does the Snowfall of Monday Compare with Other Big Snows in Kansas City?
The Right Snow-Removal Organization
Photos and article about the "comprehensive snow and ice removal program developed by the Kansas City Public Works Department."
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...
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