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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.
Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work
Photo and bio of Robert Winter, a real estate developer and manager of the New York Life Building born in Canada in 1857 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1882.
Member of Church Wins Writing Award
File containing a biographical article about Mrs. Alice Winter, a native Kansas Citian (residing in Kansas City, Kansas) and author of the award-winning novel "The Velvet Bubble."
Meet the NEW President: Kansas City's Most Famous Historic Hotel Returns
Article discusses a brief history of the hotel and the renovations made since the reopening in 2006.
Martin, Snyder & Co.
Advertising card for Martin, Snyder & Co. showing a man riding a horse and leading another horse over snowy land to a building in the woods. Caption says: "Puzzle Card.--Find Bull, Two Deer, Camel, Chicken,...
Marked For Life By Quantrill
June 1, 2005
Short story about the bullet to the forehead that Abraham Ellis took from William Quantrill. It occurred in March, 1862, at an inn in Aubry, Kansas. The bullet went through the window and his hat before...
Many Lack Knowledge of 'Forgotten Communities'
Discussion of some forgotten communities in Wyandotte County, Kansas, like Braman Hills, Horanif, and Vance, as well as the Pony Express stopover at 74th Street and Riverview Avenue.
Manuel Lisa: The Wilderness Merchant
Portrait, illustrations, and article about Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), "pioneer among fur traders of the upper Missouri," based in Saint Louis and dealing with the Lewis and Clark expedition, the Chouteau...
Postcard of the Manchester School
Making Medicine Against ''White Man's Side of Story''
The subject of this article concerns the letters that George Bent, son of trader William Bent, sent to Indian historian George Hyde and used in his book Life of George Bent: Written From His Letters. Also...
Mail Carrier Howard Martin
Mail carrier Howard S. Martin posed in snowstorm near northwest corner of Liberty Memorial.
Lutheran Churches, Grace English Lutheran Church
Full, street level view of the Grace English Lutheran Church at the southwest corner of 43rd and Madison. Taken in the winter. Part of the Ohio Synod and dedicated October 9, 1921.
Brief profile of silent film actress and historian, Louise Brooks. Brooks was born in Cherryvale, Kansas, and lived in Wichita before departing for New York to be a dancer at age 15 in 1921.
Louis Vasquez in Colorado
Article describes the life of mountain man Louis Vasquez, focusing on his years in Colorado. Vasquez was a contemporary of Jim Bridger, Jim Fitzpatrick, and William Sublette, and retired to Westport in...
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