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"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
Postcard of the Salon Parisian, the famous millinery salon at Adler's, 1212 Main.
Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid
Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....
Advertising Cards Vertical Files
These business or company name vertical files for the advertising cards from the late nineteenth century (circa 1880s-1900) have information about the company or business or people involved.
American Steel and Wire Company
Partial frontal and full side view of the American Steel and Wire Company; located at 417-23 Grand.
American Steel and Wire Company Building
Full side and rear view; located at 1207 West 9th Street.
Are County Landmarks Forgotten?
Essay about the necessity of preserving Jackson County historic landmarks in good condition, pointing out the poor example of the cemetery for the Confederate soldiers of the Battle of Lone Jack, "in a...
Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality
Biography of Harold "Hal" Boyle (1911-1974), Journalist
Bird on a Wire
November 24-30, 2005
Review of the original Stroud's Restaurant and Bar, located at 1015 E. 85th Street. The author reports that Stroud's owner Mike Donegan has said the doors of the Stroud's at 85th and Troost will close...
Bridge Quantity Record Books (Kansas City) Finding Aid
This collection contains four record books with quantity listings for bridge/viaduct construction in Kansas City. They were maintained by a Kansas City (Mo.) City Hall office, although the department is...
Church Undaunted by Fire's Damage
December 28, 2012
Article reports on a fire nearly destroying the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church building at Seventh Street and Benton Boulevard. Firefighters believe the blaze may have been caused my old electrical wire...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of Mahlon Ensinger, president and general manager of the Union Wire Rope Corporation at 21st and Manchester Avenue, born in Philadelphia in 1897 and arriving in Kansas City in 1927,...
Communications: CNS' Live Wire, David Ray
Article describing the success of the Commodity News Service news wire business and its executive David K. Ray. Explanation of the company's satellite technology for transmitting news and business information,...
Country Club Plaza, Christmas
Postcard of the Country Club Plaza lights at Christmas 1937.
Early Local Radio
February 22, 1940
On January 15, 1922, Kansas Citians scurried about to find crude little contrivances of copper wire wound around a cylinder, a chunk of crystal, and a wire hair 'finder,' to which they attached headphones...
The file contains an April 26, 1867 newspaper article about the history of fences in Kansas and also other references to the topic.Fences were a "hot issue" in 1880s Kansas in the battle between homesteaders...
Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid
This collection is composed of 69 black and white photographs of varying sizes and nine sketches and features business buildings compiled in scrapbook form by Henry D. Green in 1926-1928. Most of the pictures...
John Taylor Dry Goods Company
2 promotional postcards of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company
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