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Thomas Hart Benton
Achelous and Hercules
Unframed color print reproduction (44 in. x 14 in.) of Thomas Hart Benton's "Achelous and Hercules" mural. The original 24-foot mural was done in tempura and oil on canvas in 1947. It was purchased in...
Alexander Majors House
Framed (11.5 in. x 13 in.) and matted color print which gives a full view of the front of the Alexander Majors house located at 8145 State Line Road. Captioned: "1856, Alexander Majors Historical House,...
Allen B. H. McGee
A framed (26 in. x 30 in.), charcoal drawing of Allen B. H. McGee by an unknown artist. Image may have been taken from photo found in book "Memorial Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri"...
Folder contains an advertising card for F.G. Altman, dealer in jewelry located at 725 Main Street.
American Sash & Door Company
Unframed (18 in. x 26 in.) matted water color of the interior of what appears to be a bank. It contains teller windows but no identification as to bank. Label on back reads: "From American Sash & Door...
Art Deco Poster
Unframed (18.5 in. x 26 in.) color poster on foam board titled: "Kansas City Art Deco, Rediscovering an Era, 1922-1940." Bottom of poster states: "A Benefit For the Historic Kansas City Foundation Art...
Burton Publishing Company
Folder contains numerous advertising flyers/pamphlets featuring authors and books published by the Burton Publishing Company. Also includes two general catalogs giving recommended poems for elementary...
Folder contains a promotional pamphlet and flyer detailing the equipment sold by the Cameragraph Company located in Kansas City, Mo. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the department's...
Carl Bodmer Print
Unframed (16.25 in. x 22 in.) color print reproduction (2 copies) of a Carl Bodmer print entitled "The Big Soldier." One print is loose and the other is attached with information concerning the print....
Folder contains a brochure with a map of central Missouri. It was published to encourage people to attend the Missouri State Fair at Sedalia, Missouri.
Civil War Items
This folder contains two items. One is an undated program entitled "Service to the Memory of William Tecumseh Sherman", Academy of Music, Brooklyn, Thursday Evening, May 7th. The second item is a company...
Early Map of Kentucky
Framed (23 in. x 25 in.) copy of the John Filson map of "Kentucke." Inscription reads: "This map of Kentucke, drawn from actual observations is inscribed with the most perfect respect to the honorable...
Elm Ridge Race Track
Folder contains a racing card entitled "Special Racing", Elm Ridge, Friday, September 27. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the department's regular vertical files.
Evan Connell Papers
Collection consists of two letters addressed locally to Lee [Reeder], dated January 30 and October 29, year unknown, from Evan Connell, the noted Kansas City novelist. Mr. Connell speaks of his literary...
Folder contains a one page flyer with a top lead that reads "How Long Will the Citizens of Kansas City Tolerate Discrimination at Fairyland Park?" Appears to have been printed by the Youth Council NAACP,...
Field Notes Document
Hand written, 8 page document which reads, "Field Notes of the line between the Kickapoo lands on the south, and the Foxes, Sacs and Iowas on the north; as made by Isaac McCoy in 1834." Gives a list of...
Folder contains a portfolio of six western prints.
Granthurst Residential District
Folder contains a ticket and stub for a free give-away of a $500 lot in the Granthurst residential district. It states one must be over 17 and white to register.
Folder contains two matted black and white pen sketches of the Hannibal Bridge, looking south across the Missouri River toward Kansas City. The labeling under the scene is in German. The vertical files...
Henry Van Brunt
Folder contains a black and white drawing of the Kansas City Casino at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition done by Van Brunt & Howe Architects. It includes an insert of a diagram of the building's interior....
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