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1. Car Barn Fire (1923) Car Barn Fire (1923) December 25, 1923 News of the destruction by fire of the car barn and armory building at 39th and Main Streets in 1923.

2. Charles Edmond Kearney: Overland Freighter & City Developer Charles Edmond Kearney: Overland Freighter & City Developer Winter//1991 Photo, illustration, and biographical article about Charles Kearney (1820-1898), an overland freighter and city developer born in Ireland and coming to Westport in 1852 as a freighter and merchant. Description...

3. DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid 1921 A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...

4. Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....

5. Harris House Hotel Harris House Hotel June/13/1926

6. Harris House Hotel Harris House Hotel 1915 Full frontal and side view; located on northeast corner Westport Avenue and Pennsylvania.

7. Harris House in Westport Harris House in Westport ca1920s Exterior, street view of the Harris House located at the northeast corner of Westport Avenue and Penn Street. A truck and automobiles are visible in front. Identified in scrapbook as "Old Westport views"....

8. Harris-Kearney House Harris-Kearney House ca1920 Full, front view of the Harris (Kearney) House, probably located at Westport Avenue and Main at the time of the photograph. House was moved to 40th and Baltimore in 1922. Identified as "Old Westport Views"....

9. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 Description of Lowell Goodman and his wife, residents of Westport at 40th and Warwick Boulevards, Lowell being the "superintendent of the Cumberland Presybterian Sunday-school at where 706 Westport Avenue...

10. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 One paragraph about the "first public house for the sole worship of God in Westport. ..built in 1850. ..called 'The Union Church'. ..at what is now 310 Westport avenue, or near there."

11. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 One long paragraph about Central Baptist Church, built in 1861 "on Westport Avenue east of where Fortieth Street intersects."

12. He Outfitted "Kit" Carson: John F. Regan, the Oldest Inhabitant of Westport, Dead He Outfitted "Kit" Carson: John F. Regan, the Oldest Inhabitant of Westport, Dead February/7/1905 Portrait and obituary article about John Regan (ca. 1834-1905), resident harness and saddle-maker of "505 Westport avenue, the oldest inhabitant of Westport" at his death in 1905. Native of Ireland emigrating...

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of George Warneke, "part owner and actively interested in the management of an extensive bakery business." Born in Saint Louis in 1861 and raised in Kansas City before taking over his father's...

14. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of W. O. Whitney, "president of the Lumber Company." Born in Illinois in 1866 and coming to Kansas City in 1902 as founder of his company with yards at 541-543 Westport Avenue and resience...

15. Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid circa 1880 - present This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...

16. Local Schools Collection Finding Aid Local Schools Collection Finding Aid This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.

17. Memories of Old Westport Memories of Old Westport October 1924 Description of the Harris House Hotel and Yoacham Tavern in pioneer Westport as firsts of their kind there.

18. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of Benjamin Finley Hargis, or Benjamin Hargis, "prominent banker, president of the Westport Avenue Bank and a director of the National Reserve Bank, both of Kansas City," a native of Howard...

19. Miss Barstow's School Miss Barstow's School Postcard of Miss Barstow's School

20. Morton's Casino Morton's Casino November//1905 Extensive article about the newly built Morton's Casino or Morton's Catering Establishment and Ball Room. Building was designed by Wilder & Wight, Architects and it is located at Main Street and Westport...