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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
J H Buford
View of residences and vacant lot near 84th Terrace and Central Avenue, with snow on the ground.
Distant view of Union Station, looking northeast, in winter.
Full frontal and side view of Union Station, looking northeast, in winter. Also shows steam shovel in foreground.
Full frontal and side view of Union Station, looking northeast and showing drive leading to station, in winter.
Union Station and Skyline in Winter
Full frontal view looking north in winter, showing downtown skyline.
Urban History of Kansas
Part of the magazine's "Review Essay Series", the author refutes the rural image long associated with Kansas by stating that "since the 1950s more than half of the state's residents have lived 'in town'...
Vertical Files Special Collection Finding Aid
1820-1970 (bulk 1880-1950)
The vertical files in this collection contain items found in the regular vertical files of the Special Collections department that were determined to be too old and fragile to be left in the files. The...
Victor Buck Residence
Full frontal and side view in winter; located at 12th and Washington.
Vintage KC: 1915
December 1, 2006
Photograph and brief description of men plowing sidewalks and streets for the J.C. Nichols Company in 1915, using mule drawn, V-shaped snowplows made of wood.
W. B. Townsend and the Struggle Against Racist Violence in Leavenworth
Article focusing on W. B. Townsend, a journalist, politician, and attorney, and his struggle against racist violence in Leavenworth, Kansas, at the turn of the twentieth century.;;"Born a slave in Alabama...
W. H. Collins
Advertising card for W. H. Collins showing a girl in a winter coat and hat pulling a sled through the snow. Front of card says: "The Genuine Dr. C. McLane's Liver Pills and Vermifuge." Front lower right...
Looking southeast from the northwest corner of 11th and Walnut, during winter. Streets outfitted with Christmas decorations.
Postcard of the Washington Monument
Water-Works Operation: Water Softening at Kansas City
Report of the expensive but needed water softening operation by the Water Department, due to Kansas City's water's "high degree of hardness, averaging about 215 ppm [parts of sediment per million units...
Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt
Photo of "the first wheat barge to leave Kansas City's [Kansas City, Kansas's] new public levee," the "municipally-owned Kaw Point elevator." Started in 1936 by the federal government, "leased for thirty...
Weston United Methodist Renovating Historic Church
Weston Methodist Episcopal Church, South, was dedicated in 1868. Friends of Sacred Structurees Technical Assistance Team is assisting the Church in the first major renovation of its historic structure....
Westport Presbyterian Church to Celebrate a Century of Service
Article describes history and current activities of one of the oldest congregations in Westport. The congregation started as Cumberland Presbyterian Church in 1835. Although the Church's membership currently...
Westport to Lose Oldest Church Building
St. Luke's AME Church, at the corner of 43rd and Roanoke, will be demolished because of the widening of 43rd Street and the "general deterioration of the building". Organized soon after the Civil War to...
What Shall We Do Next Winter?
Article about the efforts of George Melcher, "superintendent of the schools of Kansas City, Mo.," and his efforts "to solve the unemployment problem in his city during the past school year by inducing...
Wheat Futures Trading Sets Record
September 29, 2006
The article states "on Sept. 12, year-to-date total trading volume at the exchange reached 3.964 million contracts, surpassing in just over eight months the previous annual record of 3.953 million set...
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