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Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Jane F Flynn
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
47th Street at Virginia Avenue
View looking southwest from 47th and Virginia, including a proposed 48th Street Trafficway linking to Troost Avenue.
Looking east along the north side of 8th from Tracy.
A Garden of Bungalows
Article about "patches" of small houses called "bungalows," likened to flowers in "full bloom," such as the bungalow patch between 27th, Paseo, 30th, and Tracy Avenue. Photo of the J. H. Mehle residence...
A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts
Biographical article about architect Phillip Drotts, working in Kansas City from 1904 until the early 1950s, "the designer of some of the city's outstanding structures." Photos and description of his career,...
A Kansas City Architect: Clifton B. Sloan
Photos and biographical article about Clifton Breeden Sloan, or Clifton Sloan (1870-1958), an architect "responsible for some of Kansas City's most interesting architectural designs." Native of Illinois...
AC9 Lincoln High School Collection Finding Aid
The Lincoln High School Collection contains yearbooks, photographs, and ephemera that document the activities of faculty, staff, and students at Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri.
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing Tracy Avenue, Troost Avenue, and Linwood Boulevard, and at least 27th to 33rd Streets. Map identified from set as S-56.
Armour Home & Orphan's Home
Postcard of the The Gillis Orphans' Home and the Margaret Klock Armour Memorial Home for aged men and women.
Armour, Gillis Rehab Sought
November 14, 2006
Article reports a proposed $7.5 million project to renovate the Gillis Orphans' Home and Armour Home for the Aged into affordable senior housing and new space for the Western Baptist Bible College. The...
Biography of Catherine Hale (1868-1947), Founder of the Kansas City Association for the Blind
City Cuts Housing Agency from Beacon Hill Contract
February 12, 2005
Kansas City has terminated a contract with the Housing and Economic Development Financial Corporation to develop Beacon Hill. The cancellation came after the accounting firm of Grant Thornton revealed...
File contains several articles about community centers in Kansas City, some with photographs or illustrations. Those listed are the George Washington Carver Neighborhood Center for Negroes (1608 Campbell...
Early Kansas City Architects: Alice G. Jackson
Photo and biographical article about Alice Jackson, an early woman architect in Kansas City. She was born in Illinois in 1863 and did not start her architectural career until she was almost 50 years old....
Early Kansas City Architects: Van Brunt and Howe
Photo and biographical article about Henry Van Brunt (1836-1903) and Frank Howe (1849-1909), partners in the Kansas City architectural firm of Van Brunt & Howe, established here in 1885. Van Brunt a native...
Biographical description of Elizabeth Porter (1750-1845), an early settler of Kansas City involved in the Revolutionary War and interred at her family burial grounds at 26th and Troost Avenues, known as...
Folder contains the graduation program for the class of 1917. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the department's regular vertical files.
Garrett A. Walsh Dies
Photo and obituary for Garrett Walsh, "75 years old, a prominent insurance man and realtor here" with residence at 4908 West 83rd Street in Prairie Village, Kansas. Native of California, Missouri coming...
Biographical sketch of Dr. George Halley, a physician and surgeon born in Canada in 1839 and coming to Kansas City about 1870 as a teaching physician at the local medical schools, with residence at 2425...
Photo and bio of George Muehlebach, Jr., "President of the Muehlebach Brewing Company and other large interests" such as the Muehlebach Estate Company" operating the Hotel Muehlebach, born in Kansas City...
Photo and bio of James Gibson (1849-1918), mayor of Kansas City in 1883, judge and lawyer "with offices at Missouri Avenue and Main Street," a native of Cooper County, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in...
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