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Local History Index (No Images, Only Citations)
Aerial Views (Curtiss Flying Service)
Business Buildings (Henry Green)
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra
Eldridge Slides of Kansas City
Guadalupe Center Photographs
Guerrillas and Outlaws
Hargrave Photograph Collection
Journal-Post Photographs (Zeldin)
Photographs (General Collection)
Postcards (Mrs. Sam Ray's)
Music - Dance - Theater
Native American & Western Photograph Collection
Nelly Don Photographs
1951 Kansas City Flood
Nineteenth-Century Kansas City
South Central Business Association
Willis Castle Memorial Photographs
Information on newspapers in Kansas City.
Local Music Legend: Tiberius Klausner
Photos and biographical article about Tiberius Klausner, "professor of violin at University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, concertmaster of the Kansas City Symphony and leader of the Volker...
Local Music and Musicians
A 2 volume collection of photocopied newspaper articles and other ephemera detailing the activities of various musical performers and groups in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The material focuses on...
Local Meeting Clubs
Mainly early clubs described in clippings and club programs.
Local Lawyer With Supreme Court Link Dies
Local lawyer, Irving Achtenberg, died on Monday, January 21, 2002. He successfully argued three cases before the U. S. Supreme Court, was a leader in the local American Civil Liberties Union and the Jewish...
Local Landmark is up for Sale
The owners of Stephenson's Old Apple Farm Restaurant at U.S. 40 and Lee's Summit Road are considering selling their almost 60-year old restaurant. Twin brothers Les and Loyd Stephenson are now 86 years...
Two maps with an illustration of a lake on 63rd Street between State Line Road and Belinder Avenue, one unlabeled and the other labeled as "Lake Willow," possibly otherwise known as Lake Hiwassee noted...
Local Lagers and Stately Stouts: Brew Pubs Toast Missouri's Roots With World-Class Beer and Good Food
Historical overview of breweries in Missouri during the pre-Prohibition age and their revival in the 1970s. In the first two decades of the 1900s, Kansas City had more than forty breweries, but after Prohibition,...
Local Labor Activist Slain
Jerry Meszaros, age 58, of the Northeast area, was shot and killed by Vincent Flores, an off duty security guard after they had a confrontation. The shooting occured at the victim's house as he was turning...
Local Jews Served by Orthodox, Conservative And Reform Congregations
Descriptions of Kansas City area synagogues and temples with history, location, size, and photograph of each congregation's rabbi.
Local Jewish History
Entire issue related to local Jewish history and history of the Kansas City Jewish Chronicle, since 1920.
Local Hospital Earns a National Honor
A study by Thomson Reuters analyzed how heart patients fared at 1,022 hospitals after heart attacks and other heart related issues and selected 50 for their "Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the United...
Local Hopes Ride On Seabiscuit Descendant
Independence, Missouri, real estate appraiser Sam LeVota owns a horse with blood ties to Seabiscuit, a Depression era race horse which has been the subject of a recently released motion picture. This horse...
Local Historical Societies in Missouri: Kansas City Historical Society
Description of the "Kansas City Historical Society," organized in "1895, under the name of 'The Early Settlers,' of Kansas City and vicinity" and changing the name in 1897 to the "Early Settlers and Historical...
Local Historian Revisits Grim Civil War Episode
Biographical article about historical writer Joanne Chiles Eakin, dealing mainly with aspects of the Civil War era, including her latest book about Order Number 11, with photo.
Local Heroes: Ron McMillan
Photo and biographical description of Ron McMillan, a 47-year-old black anti-crime activist in Kansas City, especially working with drug addicts. Coming to Kansas City in 1988 from New York City and forming...
Health care facilities;
Local Heroes: Senator Dick Bond
Photo and biographical sketch of Kansas Senator Dick Bond, the first city attorney of Overland Park in 1960, becoming a state senator for Kansas in 1986.
Local Heroes: Rick Green
Photo and bio of Richard Green, Jr., "president and CEO of UtiliCorp United, the company his great-grandfather started [Lemuel Green in 1908]," describing his plans for the progressive utility company...
Public utility companies;
Local Heroes: Mark Beckhoff and Dan Dye
Photo and description of Three Dog Bakery co-founders Mark Beckloff and Dan Dye, detailing the growth of their successful dog food company based in Kansas City.
Bakeries; Pet food industry; Dogs;
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