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E 15th Street
E 14th Street
Automobile Service Sta...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Contains newspaper articles about the Korean War and the Center for the Study of the Korean War located at 1401 W. Truman Road, Independence.
View of Lincoln Cemetery sign which reads: "Lincoln Cemetery, Est. 1934, Resting Place of Charlie 'Bird' Parker." This African American cemetery is located at 8604 East Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri....
View of Lincoln Cemetery. This African American cemetery is located at 8604 East Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri.
View of road in Lincoln Cemetery. This African American cemetery is located at 8604 East Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri.
View of grave of jazz musician Charlie Parker and Addie Parker as found in Lincoln Cemetery. This African American cemetery is located at 8604 East Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri.
Full exterior, street level view of Manchester School located at 6839 E. Truman Road.
Postcard of the Manchester School
Full exterior, street level view of Manchester School located at 6839 E. Truman Road (formerly 15th Street).
Manual High School
Full exterior, street level view of Manual High School located at 1215 E. 15th (Truman Road).
Mattie Rhodes Muralist Gets Around
May 17, 2006
Jose (Joe) Faus is a local muralist who has been commissioned by the Mattie Rhodes Center to complete a mural at their Northeast Satellite office at 148 N. Topping Avenue. "Faus' piece, a colorful 'madonna...
Max Studna Is Dead
Photo and obituary for Max Studna, "90, formerly of Kansas City," a car dealer and former horse dealer here. Native of Poland emigrating to Kansas City in 1891 as a blacksmith at the later site of the...
Methodist Leader's View Molded by War Privations
Photos and biographical article about Reverend Don Holter, "president of the new National Methodist Theological seminary at 5123 Truman road" at the age of 53 in 1959, with information about his life and...
Missouri: Murder on Truman Road
Photos and biographical article about Charles Binaggio, Jackson County political boss, killed in his "First District Democratic Club on Truman Road in Kansas City" in 1950 along with Charles Gargotta,...
Months of Negotiations Led to Deal on Convention Hotel
May 12, 2015
Details on the $300 million convention center hotel plan approved by the city council. An 800-room Hyatt Hotel will be located across the street from the Kansas City Convention Center's Grand Ballroom,...
Mt. Washington, Park, Castle & Lake
Postcard of The Castle & Lake, Mount Washington Park
Mud, Sweat and Tires
March 22, 2006
In the column "Castle's View," the author remembers his fascination with Olympic Stadium and stock car racing. The stadium was located on the north side of Truman Road, just west of where I-435 would be...
National College was founded in October 1899 as the Fisk Bible and Training School. It ceased operations at the end of the 1963-1964 academic year, and at that time the campus was taken over by the Saint...
Neal Brings City Hall to the Neighborhood
Photo and biographical article about Mary Williams-Neal, city councilperson for Northeast Kansas City with a "new field office in the Industrial Medical Center on Truman Road."
Neighborhood Arts Map: Crossroads Arts District
Map showing the boundaries of the designated Crossroads Arts District from Truman Road south to the railroad line past Southwest Boulevard, and from I-35 east to Troost Avenue. Art spaces and galleries...
New Friends for Elmwood Cemetery
Map of "one of Kansas City's most historic places" at Truman Road and Van Brunt Boulevard, dating from 1872.
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