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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
H M Gousha Company
From Slave to World-Class Horseman: Tom Bass
Book with photos, illustrations, and information on Tom Bass (1859-1934), a black equestrian born near Ashland, Missouri, into slavery and becoming "the nation's preeminent horseman." Briefly a resident...
Genealogy--A Full List of Kansas City Members and Their Revolutionary Ancestors
Article listing and describing local members of the Sons of the American Revolution and their ancestors.
General Photograph Collection
ca1870-[ongoing] (bulk 1895-1960)
This collection of over 40 boxes and 25 linear feet is an on-going, artificial collection of photographs covering a wide range of years and including various different photographers. The bulk of the collection...
George Washington Bicentennial Events
Folder includes an invitation to the George Washington Bicentennial banquet and ball as well as the program for the event which was held February 22, 1932, at the Kansas City Athletic Club. Also contains...
Ginger Club Businesses Offer Snappy Service
January 30, 2008
Postcard image showing the 300 block of East 12th Street (circa 1909) and a short article about the "Ginger Club," a group of 12th Street business owners who promoted the 300 block area and whose motto...
May 14, 1905
Flyer or paper on the 1961 Heritage Hikes activities ("a means of exploring the history and culture of a neighborhood, town, city, county, state, region") for the 50th anniversary of the Girl Scouts.
File contains photo and information on the Girls Hotel, established in 1908 at 900 East 13th Street and then expanded in 1911 to 17th and Jefferson Streets and in 1922 to 1805 Jefferson Street before closing...
Folder contains a small publication entitled "The Council of Clubs". Includes interior and exterior photographs of the Girls Hotel as well as a line drawing of the hotel on the cover. The vertical files...
Going for the Green!
Information on Irish organizations and influences on the city.
Information on golf courses in the Kansas City area.
Letter from W. Pete Jones about the Log Cabin Golf and Country Club as well as other information about the history of golf.
Great Rivalries of the Kansas City Royals
June 26, 1905
Chapter of book describing rivalries with other ball clubs over the history of the Kansas City Royals. The three rival clubs mentioned are the Oakland A's, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals.
Greater Kansas City's Foundations Were Built on Partying
Article describes the state of the Kansas City "night-life" industry in 2002. Clubs in Westport, City Market, and Midtown struggle against sprawl, and regulations they see as archaic.
Guadalupe Center Collection Finding Aid
1925-1974 (bulk 1941-1965)
The Guadalupe Center, a Hispanic community center on the city's West Side, was founded by the Agnes Ward Amberg Club, a Catholic women's organization, in 1925. The collection includes four scrapbooks which...
Guess Who's Running to Dinner?
Photos and article about "the Wednesday Night Run" held in the Kansas City area annually for running club members since 1981.
Happy Birthday to You & You & You!
Centennial birthday of the organization, the oldest business club in the city, with photo of the Club's building at 1228 Baltimore Avenue.
Happy Day Club
September 22, 1949
Annual picnic, Swope Park.
Harlem Nite Club
Street level view of local speakeasy/nightclub called the Harlem Nite Club. Included in the view are two automobiles and the club's large electric sign over the canopy at the front door. Photograph was...
Harzfeld's With Shriners Decorations
Detail view of decorations on entrance to Harzfeld's, southeast corner of 11th and Main.
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