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Virtuana System (14)
Aleshi, Nikoles (14)
Italians (3)
Itali Dairi Kompani (3)
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1909 (3)
1906-1977 (1)
1912 (1)
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1. Classroom With Virtuana Alphabet Classroom With Virtuana Alphabet N.d. Interior view of a classroom with the Virtuana Language "alfabet" on the blackboard and a photograph of Mr. Aleshi over the door.

2. Nikoles Aleshi Nikoles Aleshi N.d. Portrait view of Nikoles Aleshi.

3. Nikoles Aleshi Nikoles Aleshi 1912 Portrait of Mr. Aleshi.

4. Nikoles Aleshi and His Store and Wagon Nikoles Aleshi and His Store and Wagon 1909 Exterior view of Nikoles Aleshi and his Italy Dairy Company (Iteli Deiri Kompani) store and delivery wagon. Store was located at 312 Holmes in Kansas City, Missouri.

5. Nikoles Aleshi and Milk Deliveries Nikoles Aleshi and Milk Deliveries 1909 Exterior street view of the Aleshi store at 312 Holmes in Kansas City, Missouri. Also includes Mr. Aleshi along side his Itali Dairi Kompani delivery milk wagon, with helpers.

6. Nikoles Aleshi and Store Nikoles Aleshi and Store ca1900 Exterior view of the store at 312 Holmes owned by Mr. Aleshi and where the Virtuana Language began. Mr. Aleshi may be standing in the doorway.

7. Nikoles Aleshi and the Judiciary Committee Nikoles Aleshi and the Judiciary Committee ca1908 Interior view of men identified on the back of photo as the Judiciary Committee and Nikoles Aleshi seated at a table. Includes photograph on wall of President Theodore Roosevelt and George Washington....

8. Nikoles Aleshi Store Nikoles Aleshi Store 1909 Exterior view of the store, Iteli Deiri Kompani, owned by Nikoles Aleshi and the center of his Virtuana Language experiment. Includes a number of unidentified children in front.

9. Nikoles Aleshi Store At 312 Holmes Nikoles Aleshi Store At 312 Holmes 1908 Interior view of store owned by Mr. Aleshi located at 312 Holmes in Kansas City, Missouri. View includes Mr. Aleshi behind counter.

10. Nikoles Aleshi Virtuana Language Collection Finding Aid Nikoles Aleshi Virtuana Language Collection Finding Aid 1906-1977 Nicholas Aleshi came to Kansas City around 1900. He owned a dairy at 66th and Belinder and a grocery store at 312 Holmes. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, reports,...

11. Notes Notes January//1910 Brief description of the national spelling reform movement approved by President Theodore Roosevelt, highlighting Kansas City Italian immigrant Nikolas Aleshi's Virtuana System proposal. Explanation of...

12. Notes Notes October//1911 One paragraph about the "new spelling of the English language" developed by Nikolas Aleshi of Kansas City, "a much more radical change of spelling than that advocated by Roosevelt and other reformed spellers."...

13. Unidentified Woman and Dog Unidentified Woman and Dog N.d. Interior view of unidentified woman dressed in period costume seated in a well furnished room. A dog appears at her feet.

14. Woman and Dog Woman and Dog N.d. Interior view of unidentified woman dressed in period costume and seated in chair in well furnished room. A dog is seated at her feet.