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Thomas Hart Benton
Zoological Society of Kansas City
Folder contains a letter dated January 9, 1932, addressed to Purd B. Wright, written by Bryce B. Smith who was a part of the Board of Managers of the Zoological Society of Kansas City. Letter contains...
Folder contains brochures and informative flyers on the Kansas City Youth Forum and the Mayor's Youth Conference.
Folder contains correspondence between a Missouri Valley Room librarian and Mrs. Frederick C. Robinson, dated 1976, and concerning Cole Younger's father and grandfather. The file also contains a typed...
Young Women's Christian Association
1921 - 1964
Folder contains an assortment of items including brochures, circulars, schedules, and other promotional material. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the department's regular...
Young Men's Christian Association
Folder contains a variety of material including published brochures, programs, tributes, etc., as well as mimeographed material that refer to different YMCA groups in Kansas City. Includes tributes to...
World War II Ration Books
Folder contains rationing books, rationing information found in the newspaper, and other miscellaneous items on rationing found in this area.
World War II
Folder contains miscellaneous material pertaining to World War II, including flyers, small brochures and reprints from "The Kansas Citian". Also includes a one page blackout regulations resolution for...
World War I
Folder contains an assortment of items. These include liberty bond literature, programs of events/groups with a World War I theme, and a handwritten personal account of war participation by Forrest G....
World Peace Council of Kansas City
Folder contains a promotional brochure entitled "Join the World Peace Council of Kansas City". It says that the World Peace Council of Kansas City was an organization for the study of world affairs and...
Women's Christian Temperance Union
Folder contains numerous small pamphlets published by the Kansas City W.C.T.U., mainly dealing with subjects and rules for prize essay and poster contests. Also includes a post card size publication on...
Women's Chamber of Commerce
Folder contains various items including a fiftieth anniversary program, a reprint from "The Independent", and a musical program for Ladies' Day held April 14, 1926. The vertical files in this collection...
Women and Politics
Folder contains a hand written list of women's names under the heading of "Kansas City". The vertical file heading indicates that these women were involved in politics in some way.
Mention of the visitation of the "the wind wagon" on May 8, 1859, by James D. Allen of Shawnee, Kansas, referring to it as "great humbug."
William Whitehead Taylor
Information on William Whitehead Taylor, or William Taylor, a building contractor emigrating to Kansas City from his native England in 1857. Involved in construction of the New York Life Building, the...
Illustrations and information on William Sublette (1799-1845), arriving in Saint Charles, Missouri Territory in 1818 as one of the original fur traders in the Rocky Mountains, co-organizer of the Kansas...
William S. Chick
Bio of William S. Chick from Virginia, involved in the War of 1812, and settling in Westport in 1836 with a log business struck repeatedly by floods. Began ferry service facilitating fur trade. First to...
William Rockhill Nelson's Oak Hall
Folder contains 25 black and white photographic views of Oak Hall, the residence of William Rockhill Nelson. There are 8 exterior views of the house and grounds and 17 interior views. Each image is matted....
William Rockhill Nelson Residence
Folder contains a printed notice of auction by Grants Art Galleries of the estate of William R. Nelson. It includes a partial list of items to be sold. The vertical files in this collection were formerly...
William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art Scrapbook
This one volume 148 p. scrapbook contains only newspaper clippings from the Kansas City Star and the Kansas City Journal-Post with almost all of them cited and arranged loosely in chronological order....
William Rockhill Nelson
The folder contains an issue of the "Kansas Citian", v.4#8, April 20, 1915, which was a Nelson memorial issue. Also contains a program for a memorial service held by the Rotary Club of Kansas City at the...
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