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. ..Presenting Albert F. Hillix: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Albert Hillix, president of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, former city attorney of Weston, Missouri, and a veteran of World War I and World War II.
. ..Presenting H. Roe Bartle: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about H. Roe Bartle, "chief executive of the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America" and later mayor of Kansas City in the 1950s. Also a nation-wide lecturer, veteran...
. ..Presenting John T. Schilling: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo, illustrations, and biographical article about John Schilling, co-founder (with his mentor Sam Adair) and manager of the WHB radio station in Kansas City in 1922. Raised in Kansas City and starting...
105 Years of Opera
Review of Kansas City opera's "golden age" in the late 1800s, declining later, especially after World War I, from which it "never fully recovered."
12th Street, East from Wyandotte
Postcard of 12th Street, East from Wyandotte
12th Street, West from McGee
Postcard of 12th Street, West from McGee
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
1918 Flu Epidemic More Deadly Than Germans
Short article details the involvement of Camp Funston and Fort Riley with the spread of the Spanish Flu in 1918. "Since Fort Riley was a cavalry outpost, there were hundreds of horses and mules also living...
1918 Report Gives Hope To Hero's Supporters
April 24, 2011
Henry Johnson served in an all-black infantry regiment in France during 1918. Johnson's family tried to have him posthumously receive the nation's highest award for valor in 2003 but he was given the Distinguished...
A Country Doctor of Kansas in National Spotlight Today
Photos and biographical article about Dr. Charles Hoover, a 76-year-old physician in Overbrook, Kansas, "68 miles west of Kansas City in Osage County," Kansas, featured on the national television show...
A Forgotten Legacy: Hundreds of Foreign Miners Were Ostracized by Their Communities
Story about the rioting in 1917 at the St. Louis Refining & Smelting Company plant in Flat River, involving violence against foreign mine workers from Eastern Europe by Americans fearing the World War...
A Great American: A Tribute to General John Joseph Pershing
Book (with numerous photos) about General John Joseph Pershing, or John Pershing, America's commanding general in France during World War I (appearing at the dedication of the World War I Liberty Memorial...
A Manual for the Observance of Special Days in Missouri Schools
One paragraph of biography about General John Pershing, "Commander-in-Chief of American Forces in France" during World War I, born in 1860 "at Lacled, Missouri," and serving as a military leader "in the...
A Memorial at Kansas City, Missouri
Illustrations and descriptions of the award-winning designs for the memorial located at Penn Valley Park.
AC18 Green Family Collection Finding Aid
The Green Family Collection contains materials related to the World War I military service of Captain Walter Green as well as the life of his wife, Thelma Green.
AC25 Wayne Miner Post No. 149 Collection Finding Aid
The Wayne Miner Post No. 149 Collection contains items related to the activities of Wayne Miner Post No. 149, a Kansas City, Missouri, based chartered post of the American Legion.
AC26 Henry Bell Collection Finding Aid
The Henry Bell Collection contains items related to the World War I military service of Henry Bell of Salibury, Missouri, covering the period 1917-1919.
All That Jazz
Article about the history of jazz, including Kansas City's influence on it before 1900 and after World War I.
Allied Commanders in World War I
Photograph portrait of the five allied commanders in World War I. Standing in uniform from left to right are Lt. General Baron Jacques (Belgium); General Armando Vittorio Diaz (Italy); Marshal Ferdinand...
American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century
References to and brief descriptions of the Committee on Public Information during World War I, and its chairman, George Creel, a former Kansas City journalist, pointing out his efforts with the committee...
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