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AC13 Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection Finding Aid
The Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection contains items related to the professional and community activities and achievements of Dr. Julia H. Hill, former president of the Kansas City, Missouri, Branch of the...
AC24 Club Chazzalite Collection Finding Aid
The Club Chazzalite Collection contains a Junior Esquires event program and photographs showing activities of the inter-city women’s organization Club Chazzalite.
AC27 Williams Photo Studio Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1920-ca. 1959
The Williams Photo Studio Collection contains images of African American civic and health institutions, organizations, and schools as well as individuals and residences in the Kansas City metropolitan...
AC32 Cox Family Collection Finding Aid
The Cox Family Collection contains documents, photographs, and other materials related to the lives, careers, and community activities of Henley L. Cox and his wife Mayme G. Cox Motley.
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
AC51 Burton Publishing Company Collection Finding Aid
The Burton Publishing Company Collection contains items related to an unpublished book titled "Negro Men, Women and Affairs of Greater Kansas City," compiled between 1914 and 1915.
Activist Madeline Wrobley Dies at 74
June 15, 2013
Obituary for Madeline Wrobley, described as an important leader in Kansas City politics and civic leadership. Wrobley once led both the Kansas City League of Women Voters as well as the local chapter of...
Add a Pinch and a Lump: Missouri Women of the 1820s
Overview of the lifestyles of Missouri women in the 1820s, both for common and prominent women, with illustrations. Elaboration on women's roles at the time in food preparation, housekeeping, and manner...
Adelante Mujeres! Celebrating women's history month.
March/13 - 19/2003
Profiles of three Hispanic women who have achieved recognition in their community are provided. Gloria Beessenbacher is a specialist for Mexico serving in multiple roles. Susie Castro is a martial arts...
Postcard of the Salon Parisian, the famous millinery salon at Adler's, 1212 Main.
Advertising Card Scrapbook
A hardbound scrapbook containing 82 pages of advertising and calling cards plus 5 unused pages. Cards are mainly for businesses outside Missouri, but some Kansas City businesses are represented on pages...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 12 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in two columns showing the following:
1. Three women at a table looking on as a man reads to them.
2. A man on a horse roping a bull. Card...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 13 with Hands, Flowers, and Doves
Scrapbook page containing nine small advertising cards arranged around one larger central card. The central card shows and is cut in the shape of a woman playing a flute. Seven of the smaller cards have...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 16 with People
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in three rows. Each card depicts a person (usually a shoulder portrait) and is cut to the shape of the image. The top three cards depict men, two...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 17 with Calling Cards
Scrapbook page containing 10 calling cards arranged around a larger advertising card with an image of a woman in blue dress and feathered hat. The calling cards, most decorated with flowers, are for: M....
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 20 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards showing the following:
1. A robin, rose, and house. Card says: "Shaub & Burns, Shoe Dealers, 14 North Queen St., Lancaster, Pa...""
2. A woman and...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 21 with People
Scrapbook page containing seven advertising cards depicting people and cut to the shape of the image. The large central card shows a woman in a straw hat with a dog. Her purse says "Buckeye" and the dog's...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 28 with Women
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards depicting women and girls arranged in three rows. The central image is of a girl in a feathered hat holding flowers. It is cut to shape. The corner cards...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 31 with Traditional Costumes
Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. Eleven of them show portraits of men in the traditional dress of a country. Cards identify the country...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 33 with Dog and Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards showing the following:
1. Two cards from a series: In the first, a man stands on two stones in a river offering to help a woman on the bank into a boat....
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