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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...
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,...
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.
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."
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
Mission Hills Kansas, Spirea Time
Postcard of a rustic bridge and spirea in bloom in Mission Hills Kansas
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.
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...
Looking north from north end of West Terrace Park, in winter.
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.
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...
Montgomery Ward & Company
Postcard of the Montgomery Ward & Company building at St. John and Belmont
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...
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.
Mrs. Retta Winter
Obituary for Mrs. Retta Winter, co-organizer of the Missouri Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, dying in 1973.
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...
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