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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
1861-1917 (Bulk 1861-1...
''Proud We Are'' Private Rhinehart and the College Company of the Twenty-second Kansas Volunteers
Article discussing the journal of Private Rhinehart of the College Company volunteer soldiers from Kansas for the Spanish-American War.
''They Faltered Not''
February 1, 2005
Short history of the First Kansas Colored Volunteers during the Civil War and specifically Missouri's Battle of Island Mound which was the first battle for any black regiment. Republican Kansas Senator...
A Lesson in The Arts
September 18, 2011
Cover story with pictures tells of the Alcott Arts Center at 180 S. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Named for Louisa May Alcott, the center provides music, theater, and art for children. The nonprofit organization...
A Plan to Meet Disaster
Article regarding the necessity of trained workers for employment in flood control and relief work over untrained volunteers.
Adele Hall, Woman of the Year
Mrs. Hall is named "Woman of the Year" by The Central Exchange.
Angels: The $400 Was Found Money, but a Homeless Mom Returned It and Won More than Dollars Could Buy
Photos and biographical article about the Kansas City homeless family of Rosemary Pritchett and their help received in renovating an abandoned home in return for a found bank check.
Because of Grants, Volunteers: Jail & Museum Get New Exterior
Illlustrated article about the renovation of the exterior of the 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum in Independence.
Biography of Frank A. Theis (1899-1965), Grain Merchant
Biography of John B. Bisceglia (1891-1988), Clergyman
Biography of Theodore S. Case (1832-1900), Soldier, Scientist, and Physician
Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer
Broadcast Feuds: KKFI's Leaders Wage War on the Station's Founders
Article describing recent disputes between the Friends of Community Radio, a group of KKFI-FM employees and volunteers, and the radio station's current management.
Capturing the Castle
June 26-July 2, 2014
Article describes the efforts of volunteers working to restore the Vine Street Workhouse, otherwise known as the Castle, located at 2001 Vine Street. Daniel and Ebony Edwards are interviewed and describe...
CASA Provides Voices for Abused and Neglected Children
Describes the program matching volunteers with abused children making their way through the court system.
CCO(Chief Charitable Officer)
Landon H. Rowland, had of Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc., also finds time to volunteer for many local organizations.
City Mourns Loss of Elmwood Cemetery Deer
August 6, 2013
Article on Ella, a deer who made her home at Elmwood Cemetery at Truman Road and Van Brunt Boulevard. Born in the cemetery in 2011, Ella became a common site to volunteers, visitors, and mourners. She...
Civil War Items
This folder contains two items. One is an undated program entitled "Service to the Memory of William Tecumseh Sherman", Academy of Music, Brooklyn, Thursday Evening, May 7th. The second item is a company...
Consumer's Training Course
Information sheet and registration form for the "Consumer Interest Training Course," the "Official Missouri State and Kansas City Civilian Defense course required for volunteers in Consumer Protection"...
David B. McKee
Folder contains two discharge papers for David B. McKee, a Corporal in A.S. Grant's Company, California Volunteers. One is dated 1864 which includes his re-enlistment and the other is dated 1866. Also...
Elmwood Needs You
In the "Point of View" column of the newspaper it is pointed out that Elmwood Cemetery is in need of money to keep it up and volunteers for groundskeeping duties are needed.
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