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1. 50 Years of Goodwill. ..and Four of the Many Lives It Has Brightened 50 Years of Goodwill. ..and Four of the Many Lives It Has Brightened August-September//1975 History of the organization and brief profiles of some workers.

2. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Photos of the residences of William Volker (at 3737 Bell Street), Franklin Hudson (at 3741 Bell Street), and W. H. Dunn (at 40th and Oak Streets).

3. Biography of William Volker (1859-1947), Businessman and Philanthropist Biography of William Volker (1859-1947), Businessman and Philanthropist 2007

4. Board of Directors, Officers, and Heads of Departments, The School District of Kansas City, Mo. Board of Directors, Officers, and Heads of Departments, The School District of Kansas City, Mo. 1916 Composite of portrait photographs of members of the Kansas City Board of Education, officers, and heads of departments. One photo (Cook, Hale H.) is missing. Portraits include: Bland, Wm. T., Vice President;...

5. Board of Directors, Officers, and Superintendent, The School District of Kansas City, Mo. Board of Directors, Officers, and Superintendent, The School District of Kansas City, Mo. 1918-04 "As organized April 8, 1918." Composite of portrait photographs of Kansas City school board, officers, and superintendent. Armour, W. A., MD; Cammack, I. I., Superintendent; Jackson, J. B., Secretary;...

6. Board of Directors, Officers, and Superintendent, The School District of Kansas City, Mo. Board of Directors, Officers, and Superintendent, The School District of Kansas City, Mo. 1917-05 Composite of portrait photographs of members of the Kansas City school board, officers, and superintendent. Bland, W. T., President; Cammack, I. I., Superintendent; Jackson, J. B., Secretary; Knotts, W....

7. Board of Directors, The School District of Kansas City, Mo. Board of Directors, The School District of Kansas City, Mo. 1922-04 Composite of portrait photographs of members of the Kansas City school board. Armour, Dr. W. A; Fuller, Mrs. Carolyn Farwell; Nichols, J. C.; Nugent, Jas. E.; Pinkerton, D. M.; Volker, William.

8. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 History of the city's Welfare Department, starting under the name of the Board of Public Welfare in 1910 and grwoing under the direction of William Volker and later Frank P. Walsh.

9. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 Descriptions of the University of Kansas City in its early days, founded by William Volker with its opening day on October 1, 1933.

10. Designers' Showhouse XXXIV, Roselawn Designers' Showhouse XXXIV, Roselawn 2003 Magazine of the 34th Designers' Showhouse featuring Roselawn, former home of William Volker at 3717 Bell, Kansas City, Missouri. Includes floor plans (p. 62) and photographs and descriptions of the design...

11. Do Unto Others: the Philosophy of William Volker Do Unto Others: the Philosophy of William Volker March//2003 This summary of the life of William Volker "is based primarily on Herbert Cornuelle's 'Mr. Annonymous'" the Story of William Volker'" according to a note at the end.

12. From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection--Kansas City. The William Volker and Company From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection--Kansas City. The William Volker and Company July 2007 Writings on William Volker have usually focused on his philanthropic activities rather than his business. Volker was an astute and hard-working businessman who expected the same of his employees. He built...

13. Germantown in Blue Springs Germantown in Blue Springs June 14, 1905 Photo and description of German Village, ca. 1915, in Blue Springs, Missouri. Reverend J. Sauer, pastor of St. Peter's Evangelical Church in Kansas City, Missouri, was responsible for the development of...

14. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City //1976 Mostly immigrants after the Civil War and integrated rapidly as "skilled craftsmen, mechanics, grocers, small merchants and laborers" because "their adjustment to American life was easier than the adjustment...

15. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of the William Volker & Company window shade business at 618 Delaware Street.

16. Imperial Kansas City, 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources Imperial Kansas City, 1900: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources 1900 Description of the business of William Volker & Company, "[i]n the line of mirrors, pictures, etc." at "614-618 Delaware street." Established in 1882 by William Volker, a 40-year-old (in 1900) native of...

17. In Memory of Kansas City's 'Mr. Anonymous' In Memory of Kansas City's 'Mr. Anonymous' October/7/1958 Portrait and biographical about William Volker (1859-1947), a Kansas City millionaire and philanthropist "from his arrival here in 1882 until his death in 1947 at the age of 88."

18. K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri K. C.: A History of Kansas City, Missouri //1978 Photo and descriptions of William Volker (1859-1947), a prominent philanthropist and window-shade manufacturer of turn-of-the-century Kansas City, born in Germany and emigrating here in 1882.

19. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Illustration and description of the business of "William Volker & Co., manufacturers, importers and jobbers of mouldings, picture frames, window cornices, French, German and American mirror plates, arch...

20. Kansas City's Philanthropic Tradition Kansas City's Philanthropic Tradition December 1, 2006 Article contains brief biographies of some the most important philanthropists in the history of Kansas City: Mary Atkins, Elizabeth and Uriah Spray Epperson, Ewing Marion Kauffman, Herbert and Linda Hall,...