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Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p075
Central part of early Kansas City in the West Side area from W. 28th Street south to W. 29th Street and from Southwest Boulevard east to Holly Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p059
Central part of early Kansas City from W. 25th Street south to W. 26th Street and from Holly Street east to Madision Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and Turkey Creek. Large numbers on edges of page...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p058
Central part of early Kansas City from about W. 26th Street south to W. 28th Street and from Turkey Creek east to Holly Street, showing buildings, streets, and railroad lines. Large numbers at edges of...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p055
North central part of early Kansas City from W. 23rd Street south to W. 25th Street and from the Kanss City Water Works Reservoir east to Fairmount Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and railroad lines....
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p053
North central part of early Kansas City from W. 21st Street south to about W. 23rd Street and from Holly Street east to Madison Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p051
North central part of early Kansas City from W. 21st Street south to W. 24th Street and from Summit Street east to Washington Street, showing buildings, streets and additions. Large numbers at edges of...
Saint Teresa's Academy
Postcard of St. Teresa's Academy
Round Hill, Estate of Henry Flower
Article discusses the history of Round Hill, the estate of Henry C. Flower, which became Notre Dame de Sion School. The school has recently announced plans t demolish the original Flower house.
Robert Pryor Combs
Article on the life of Robert Pryor Combs and his relationship with his wife, Loula Long Combs. He and Loula were married on June 30, 1917 in Corinthian Hall. They moved to Longview Farm in 1919. He served...
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
Rhineland: Winter in a Missouri Rivertown
Article about the small town of Rhineland, Missouri, close to the center of the state and "nearly one hundred percent German" in ethnic character, settled "probably late in the 1830's and 1840's," with...
Residence of George F. Winter
Photo of the George Winter mansion.
Report from the Archives, 1966
Mention of the transcription of "the Diary of George Buchanan, 1838," at the archives of the Jackson County Historical Society.
Remembrances of Things Past
Photo of race taking place in 1914 at the second floor of the Werby Building at 39th and Main streets. Description of the car "designed and built by O. K. Newby at 1904 Grand Avenue during the winter of...
Ramos Vertical File List
A list of the file names in the Ramos collection. This collection includes books, pamphlets, newspaper articles, and vertical files relating to the African American experience. Begun around 1920 by librarians...
Raising the Stars & Stripes Over Louisiana Territory
Short article that describes the actual ceremonies when the Louisiana Territory was turned over to the United States. It includes mention of the transfer of title from France to the United States in New...
Quindaro and Western University Historic District, 1856-1862 and 1881-1948
In-depth history of the Quindaro area, including descriptions of numerous landmarks. The history of Western University is also addressed, as are a number of early settlers of Quindaro.
Q.: What Is the Personal History of W. E. Minor?
Biographical article about Dr. William Minor (1865-1928), a local physician and posthumous namesake of William E. Minor Park at Holmes and Red Bridge Roads.
Public Prairies of Missouri
Report on the public prairies in the state of Missouri with their definitions determined by soil and vegetation type and showing their locations on several maps, mostly in the flat areas of the southwest...
Proposed Union Station
An old post card from about 1908 shows the proposed Union Station, Kansas City, Mo. with a design that was never executed.
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