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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
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Laud Work of Club
April 9, 1970
News article about work of the “Brotherhood Democratic Club, a black political organization in the second ward” of Kansas City. News of the club’s influence in a recent election is reported. The...
Leawood Developers to Close Country Club
The Leawood Country Club located at 89th Street and Lee Boulevard is scheduled to close on September 2, 2002. It has been in existence since the 1950s. Developers want to rezone the property and build...
Letter to Brother and Sister
November 23, 1862
Letter written by Louis A. Myers who was a member of the 3rd West Virginia Infantry and the 6th West Virginia Calvary. Very descriptive of the horror and glory of war.
Photo and biographical description of Harold McSpaden, an 80-year-old "former owner of both the Victory Hills and the Dub's Dread country clubs in Kansas City" and the first native Kansas Citian "to establish...
Linda Vista Country Club
File contains a short article describing a new golf course on 140 acres adjoining Hillcrest on the south, west and north and named Linda Vista. It was to be completed by June 1, 1924. Also includes the...
List of Members of the Commercial Club of Kansas City
Long list of members including directors and officers.
Information on clubs, societies, and the like.
Local Drive Takes Aim at Golf's History
October 24, 2005
Article describes local and national efforts to achieve National Register of Historic Places status for the home and manufacturing facility of Kenneth Smith, in the 13000 block of W. 71st St. in Shawnee....
Local Historical Societies in Missouri: Kansas City Historical Society
Description of the "Kansas City Historical Society," organized in "1895, under the name of 'The Early Settlers,' of Kansas City and vicinity" and changing the name in 1897 to the "Early Settlers and Historical...
Local Meeting Clubs
Mainly early clubs described in clippings and club programs.
Composite photograph which features eight different nightclubs/speakeasies located in Kansas City during the 1930s. Photograph was made from image as published in the "Future" newsweekly, Vol. 1, No. 12,...
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...
MANA Chapter Heads into 2003 with Renewed Vigor
February/6 - 19/2003
Article provides a history and summary of current activities of MANA - the Mexican American Women's National Association. The organization connects and helps to prepare Hispanic women for leadership in...
Map of Greater Kansas City and Suburbs
Street map of Kansas City area, including Rosedale and Kansas City, Kansas; North Kansas City, Independence, and Mount Washington in Missouri. Shows classes of roads, railroad lines, and streetcar lines...
Margaret McGinnis Swigart
File containing photos and information on Margaret McGinnis Swigart, or Margaret Swigart (ca. 1884-1952), a Kansas City poet residing at 5817 Holmes Street. Native of Oklahoma coming to Kansas City about...
Marie, Queen of Roumania
Folder contains an Armistice Day Concert program sponsored by the Kansas City Federation of Music Clubs and dated November 11, 1926, held at the American Royal Pavilion. Written across the program is "Queen...
Postcard of the Masonic Temple at Ninth and Harrison streets
Full frontal and side view with parade scene in foreground; located at 9th and Harrison.
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