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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
H M Gousha Company
How It All Began
Comprehensive history of Kansas City's arts and entertainment, contrasting its "broader and higher form[s]," with photos and descriptions of various entertainers and entertainment venues. Description of...
In New Kansas City Club
Article about the formal housewarming for the new 14-story club building.
In Sunny Kansas
Photos and article about tourist sites in Kansas for the "1939 Biennial Convention of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs in Kansas City. Descriptions and histories of the...
Independence Marks Its Historic Sites
Article about historic sites in Independence, including those associated with historical societies, clubs, memorials, and architectural preservation.
Indian Hills Country Club
View of golf course.
Intercity Book Lovers Celebrates 80th Anniversary
November 17-23, 2006
Column reporting the 80th anniversary of the Intercity Book Lovers, an African American women's group dedicated to a love of books. The group was founded in 1926, with 30 original members who were "mostly...
Ivanhoe Masonic Country Club
February 25, 1921
Article about the 40-acre aviation field located on the Kellerstrass Farm at 85th and Holmes Roads, acquired by the Ivanhoe Masonic Lodge as a country club.
Postcard of the Ivanhoe Temple at Linwood and Park.
Jack and Jill of America, Inc.
June 13, 1973
Jack and Jill of America is a non-profit black organization founded in 1938. There are more than 100 chapters in 38 states. Its goals are to stimulate social, cultural, and civic responsibilities in children...
Jackson County, Missouri Historical Society
Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Jackson County Historical Society with offices in Kansas City and Independence.
Photos, illustrations, and information on Jay McShann, a jazz pianist born in Oklahoma about 1916 and coming to Kansas City in 1937, playing with several prominent jazz musicians and at many clubs, starting...
Jay McShann--A Kansas City Jazz Legend
Biographical article about Jay McShann, "[r]ecognized as one of the great blues and jazz musicians of the twentieth century," born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in 1916 and coming to Kansas City in 1937 as a...
Photo and biography of John Adams, the agent "for the Schoenhofen Brewing Company at Kansas City," originally from Ireland, starting in the brewing business in Kansas City in 1878 and a member of several...
Julius Koeningsdorf in Costume
Ararat Temple member Julius Koeningsdorf in minstrel costume during unidentified Shriner parade in Detroit.
Junior Chamber of Commerce
File containing a brochure on the Kansas City Junior Chamber of Commerce, or Kansas City Jaycees organization with a chronology of its history. Starting out in 1915 as the Young Men's Progressive Civic...
Junior Citizens Program
File containing a letter about the Junior Citizens program "offered to the elementary and high schools" of Kansas City as a division of community service in the city welfare department.
Photos and information on the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, a volunteer organization established in 1914 for various community causes in the Kansas City area, including children, low-income housing...
Junior League Clubhouse
Full frontal view; located at 47th and Roanoke.
K.I.K. Boys Club
November 15, 1970
K.I.K. is an acronym for King-Ike-Kennedy, in whose memory the club was founded. The "self-determination" part of the name, according to Anderson, reflects the feeling that despite all the contrary contentions,...
Kansas City Ahtletic Club
Photos of the Kansas City Athletic Club, designed by Hoit, Price & Barnes, architects and constructed in 1921.
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