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Thomas Hart Benton
Central High School Diploma
Folder contains a large high school diploma made out to R. Algernon Clark and dated May 24th, 1893. The top of the diploma says "Kansas City High School" although the diploma was actually awarded from...
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.
Central Presbyterian Church
Folder contains a program for the Christmas exercises held on December 27, 1891, at the Central Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Mo.
December 31, 1900
Folder includes the official programme for the afternoon and evening festivities, posterboard announcements which include the director's names, and a newspaper clipping from the Kansas City Star, Hearne...
Clippings about several charitable organizations and individuals, including the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations, the Florence Crittenton home for black girls, the Mental Health Foundation,...
Charles A. Lindbergh
Folder contains a printed card from Postmaster Wm. E. Morton, dated June 8, 1927, encouraging people to send an airmail personal message of appreciation to Lindbergh; postcard with photograph of Lindbergh...
Newspaper clippings from the Kansas City Star and Times on Charles Gargotta, the organized crime leader in Kansas City shot to death in 1950, with photos.
Photos and biographical information on Charles Kearney (1820-1898), a Santa Fe trader in Westport. Born in Ireland and serving in the Mexican War before coming to Westport in 1852 as a western trader and...
Charles S. Chapman Prints
Two unframed (13.5 in. x 26 in.) Charles S. Chapman color prints. Neither print is titled. One includes a car and train with images of pioneer travel above it. The other is similar with two trains on the...
Chesebro Family Photographs
Collection consists of one photograph album measuring 5 1/2" x 6" with 48 photographs of varying sizes of the Chesebro family. Several photographs are identified, most are not. There are portraits of men,...
Chicago World's Fair
Folder contains a program for ceremonies of dedication of the fair's Missouri State Building at Jackson Park, Chicago, held on May 1st, 1893. The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part...
Children's Mercy Hospital
Folder includes photocopied correspondence consisting of two letters written by Dr. Katherine B. Richardson addressed to Mrs. E.M. Ellis of Memphis, Tennessee. Information about the hospital is part of...
Information on the Chiles family in the Kansas City area, early settlers of the mid-1800s.
Material pertaining to settlements of the Chouteau Family in Missouri.
Photos of Christian Churches.
Unframed scratchboard drawing (8 in. x 13 in.) for “Christmas Carol” by David Hunt.
Unframed scratchboard drawing (6.5 in. x 11 in.) for “Christmas Carol” by David Hunt, no date.
City of Independence Fire Department Records
1894-1946 (bulk 1896-1926)
This 586 page collection contains photocopies of the log book kept by the Independence (Mo.)Fire Department and is arranged in chronological order. It includes some financial accounts, but the bulk of...
Profiles of city officials involved in urban planning either through financing or organizing infrastructure improvements such as utilities, transportation, natural disaster prevention, parks, etc.
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