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Emory J. Sweeney Residence
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TitleEmory J. Sweeney Residence
AbstractStory of the Sweeney family's mansion and Emory Sweeney's early radio station, WHB, named supposedly as the acronym for "Who the Hell was the Boss." Description of Sweeney, raised in Kansas City and establishing "the Sweeney Aeronautics and Automobile school ["constructed in 1916 across from the Union Station at Pershing and Wyandotte"] and the radio broadcasting station known as WHB" or WHB-AM. Also description of the house "built and owned by Sweeney at 59th Street Terrace and Ward Parkway in 1919," sold in 1928 to lumberman Harry Dierks.
DateJune 5, 1905
LocationVertical File: Residences--Sweeney, Emory J.
Local SubjectResidences
Radio Stations
Sweeney, Emory J.
Private Schools
Item TypeVertical File
Access This ItemThe contents of the file are not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view them or request photocopies from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID100306
CONTENTdm number32905
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