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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
H M Gousha Company
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p800
A portion of western Kansas City from W. 51st Street south to W. 54th Street and from State Line Road east to Belleview Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page...
A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks
Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work
A short account of the inception, purposes and activities of the organization.
Commercial Club News: Meetings of the Club and the Public Affairs Committee Draw Large Attendance
About 400 business men in attendance at the "Jollification" meeting, listing some of the festivities and attendees.
The Commercial Club Home ( An Editorial in the Kansas City Journal of June 3, 1916)
Accomodations for the Club.
Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid
circa 1870-1925 (bulk 1890-1916)
Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin, daughter of Kansas City School Superintendent James Greenwood and his wife Amanda, was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on August 1, 1860. She resided in Kansas City, Missouri,...
Who Says a 90-Year-Old Can't Cut It in Advertising?
Advertisement for the Ad Club, 90 years old in 1992. Wished happy birthday from Kuhn & Wittenborn advertising agency.
Pillars of Philanthropy
November 11-17, 2005
Advertising supplement features descriptions of the following Kansas City philanthropic organizations: Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), American Heart Association, Boys & Girls Clubs of...
Motorcycle Rally Returns
August 5, 2007
After a 10-year absence, the National Bikers Roundup has returned to Kansas City. The 2007 Roundup, held at the Kansas International Speedway, marks the 30-year anniversary of the event that originated...
Alfred Gregory Theater Program Scrapbooks Finding Aid
Alfred Gregory, a local attorney, was born August 15, 1858, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died in Kansas City on May 15, 1946. His father was the first president of the University of Illinois. He had both...
You Should Have Been Along: Auto-biography of Edward F. Bowman
An 18 page photocopied typescript of Chapter 7 dealing with astronomy. It includes the history of the beginnings of the Kansas City Amateur Astronomers Organization. The 20 original members are listed...
A Jazz Lover's Club Scene Synopsis 2001
Annotated list of current (2001) live jazz clubs or venues (restaurants, night clubs, hotels, etc.) in the Kansas City area with information on performing musicians, etc.
Happy Day Club
September 22, 1949
Annual picnic, Swope Park.
Ararat Temple Foot Patrol
Ararat Temple Foot Patrol holding dress rehearsal on board the S.S. North American prior to participation in Shrine parade in Detroit during Shrine Convention. Extreme right is Herbert C. Ford, Potentate...
Julius Koeningsdorf in Costume
Ararat Temple member Julius Koeningsdorf in minstrel costume during unidentified Shriner parade in Detroit.
Ararat Temple Mounted Guard
Ararat Temple Mounted Guard in Shrine parade in Detroit.
About Town: Singles! New Paths for You
Article about a new singles' club called New Avenues for Singles, not a dating service or religious service but a group for "entertainment and friendship."
Machine Defends "Night Life"
February 26, 1938
Article about an investigative report by Westbrook Pegler of the Kansas City Journal-Post on the support and justification of the Pendergast machine's organized crime in the city "'on the ground of public...
Kansas City's People and Government Travel Together
Article about city government issues of increasing city traffic, the "Junior Citizens" program, and "Community Councils."
Independence Marks Its Historic Sites
Article about historic sites in Independence, including those associated with historical societies, clubs, memorials, and architectural preservation.
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