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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
J H Buford
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.
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...
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