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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
H M Gousha Company
Veterans Tippecanoe Club and their cabin, Walnut between 11th and 12th Streets.
Tippecanoe Cabin Republican Headquarters
Group portrait of unidentified men before Tippecanoe Cabin Republican Headquarters, located at 1110 Walnut; Colonel Robert T. Van Horn is seated in the 8th chair to the right of the pole.
Through a Glass Brightly
The KC library has some old photos of landmarks that demonstrate a unique photo process using potato starch. These autochrome photos were taken by Frank Lauder and were used in giving talks to primarily...
Three Thousand Members: The Membership Committee Has Set This Mark for Itself in Its Present Campaign for More Members
Plans to increase membership in the Commercial Club with list of new acceptances.
Third Annual Exhibition of the Art Club and Kansas City Chapter of American Institute of Architects
Photographs and illustrations about the Art Club.
These Were the Years That Was--And This Is the Year That Is
Article about the history and civic-minded activities of the Junior Council, or "Jaycees."
Theatrical Entertainments in Rural Missouri before the Civil War
Book about the history of rural theater in Missouri, with origins in early libraries and debate clubs, naming several actors of the period.
The Women's Movement: A Many Splintered Thing
Review of women's rights groups in the city, highlighting specific women leaders and some of their organizations, from religious to business-oriented.
The Woman's City Club: 1917-1980
A 16 page typewritten paper concerning the history of the local Woman's City Club.
The Woman's City Club of kansas City
October 1, 2006
Article provides a brief history of the Woman's City Club, started in 1917 "to promote a broader aquaintance and fellowship among women and cooperate in their work for the welfare of the city and the state,...
The State Historical Society of Missouri, 1898-1973: A Brief History
Article about the history of the Missouri State Historical Society (as opposed to the Missouri Historical Society in Saint Louis), founded in Columbia in 1898 through the Missouri Press Association in...
The Progress Club
Photos of the club in 1900 and during restoration. Built in 1893 in Chateauesque style.
The New By-Laws: A Number of Important Changes Have Been Made in Organization and Operation
Various changes in club operations as well as addition of Departments of Traffic, Industries, and Civics.
The Life & Times of Myra Taylor
Article reflects on the life and career of jazz singer Myra Taylor (94), who died December 9, 2011. Taylor's singing career spanned 80 years, during which time she performed and recorded with many jazz...
The Ku Klux Klan and 'Klansas City Kable'
Article about the television show proposed by the Missouri Knights of the Ku Klux Klan called "Klansas City Kable," fought successfully by "a coalition of community organizations" and the city council....
The Kansas Million Club: A Sketch of Its Organization and Its Ultimate Aims
Description of the new club organized to exhibit products of Kansas during a time of depression for the state.
The Kansas City Style of Jazz
The authors in this book have traced the history and personalities involved in the immergence of the unique style of jazz that originated in the heartland and in particular in Kansas City during the 1920s-1940s....
The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle's Guide to Jewish Living
Entire issue of the magazine except the first section devoted to Jewish cultural issues, such as clubs, religious organizations, B'nai B'rith, etc.
The Kansas City Driving Club: Resume of the Year Just Past
Photo (of E. F. Swinney) and article about the Kansas City Driving Club at 46th and Lydia Avenues, headed by president Edward Swinney.
The Kansas City Club Will Be Ready for "House Warming" in Its Luxurious New Home New Year's Day
Illustrations of the interior and exterior of the new Kansas City Club building at 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue and caption about the planned festivities at its house-warming open house event on New...
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