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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Fred L Lee
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Corner view of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art taken in the winter with snow on the trees and ground.
Nelson Art Gallery Exterior in Winter
Full frontal view, looking north, in winter, with snow on ground.
Navigation of the Upper Missouri
Extract taken from an "exchange paper" giving the account of the voyage of the steamboat "El Paso" up the Missouri River to the mouth of the Milk River. The "El Paso" left St. Louis on May 6, 1850 and...
Native American/Western Photograph Collection Finding Aid
This collection contains over over 140 glass plate negatives, cabinet cards, and assorted prints. The images are primarily of Native American peoples, cowboys, and “Boomer” settlers in Indian Territory...
Nathan Scarritt (1821-1890), An Autobiography
Autobiography written by Nathan Scarritt, local Methodist preacher and early pioneer, for possible inclusion in the United States Biographical Dictionary. He does appear in this publication but his entry...
Mrs. Sam Ray Postcard Collection Finding Aid
Mildred Kittell Ray was born in Halstead, Kansas, on September 22, 1895. An avid collector of postcards (buttons, too), Mrs. Ray, at the age of 72, initiated a column in the Kansas City Times and Kansas...
Mrs. Retta Winter
Obituary for Mrs. Retta Winter, co-organizer of the Missouri Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, dying in 1973.
Mrs. Henry Ward Beecher Letter
January 12, 1888
Letter written by Mrs. Henry Ward Beecher to H.S. Allen, Jan. 12th, 1888. Appears to be a response to him concerning a critique of Mary the Queen.
June 23, 1905
This is the first publication of "the official chronicle of the journey, Thomas Bullock's Journal of the Travels of the Pioneer Camp of the Saints, from Winter Quarters, in search of a location for a Stake...
Montgomery Ward & Company
Postcard of the Montgomery Ward & Company building at St. John and Belmont
Missouri: Special Limited Supplement
Photo and bio of Robert Lumley Winter, or Robert Winter, owner of the R. L. Winter & Company, a "real estate investment business." Born in Canada in 1857 and emigrating to Kansas City in the early 1880s...
Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture
Includes photo of the residence of George F. Winter, designed by architect William S. Matthews and completed in 1890, with no address given.
Looking north from north end of West Terrace Park, in winter.
Missouri Designers Stitch Past into Modern Fashion
Article focusing on the garment industry in Missouri, both past and present, featuring some Kansas City designers like Tomboy Design Studio in the Crossroads Arts District. Laura McGrew opened her studio...
Mission Hills Works Smarter in Challenging Times
Article on the financial staus of Mission Hills since the recession of 2008. The author discusses budgeting, building and maintenance projects, and city planning and future preservation concerns.
Mission Hills Kansas, Spirea Time
Postcard of a rustic bridge and spirea in bloom in Mission Hills Kansas
Miss America 1966
Photo of Debbie Bryant of Overland Park, Kansas, who was crowned Miss America in 1966. Also mentions the 1967 Mrs. America of 1967, Mrs. Marlene Cochran of Shawnee.
Mining History For Art: The Story of Wayne Wildcat's ''Solidarity''
Story of the "Amazon Army", the wives, mothers, sisters, and daughters of striking coal miners in southeast Kansas in the 1920s. The show of force was in defiance of a new Kansas law that outlawed the...
Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church Continues on Successful Path
Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church was first called Mt. Gilead Baptist Church, then Highland Avenue Baptist Church. In 1953 the congregation assumed its current name and moved to the former First Baptist...
Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory
Photo and bio of Elisha Winter, organizer of "the international congress that will meet at the World's Fair in 1904." Pioneer grocery and retail journalist of New York City, born there in 1849.
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