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Chamber Joins New Tenants at Station
January 12, 2011
The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce has moved to a space inside Union Station, along with similar organizations such as the Kansas City Area Development Council and Kansas City Area Life Sciences...
Chamber Providing Connections Across Missouri River
Brief article describing the involvement of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce in the opening of a replacement for the old Chouteau Bridge. Article mentions possible future projects to improve...
Chamber Split About Area Development
Northeast Chamber of Commerce is split over two plans of action for improving the image and market value of the Northeast area. Some want to build upon the neighborhood's unique and diverse environment...
Chamber's Home Chugs into 21st Century
Two-page spread about the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and its move to Union Station at the end of 2011. Their new boardroom, 4,400 square feet that will seat up to 196 people in theater-style...
Chamber's Year-End Report
Article includes highlights for the year 2002 for the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Includes report on new members as well as a listing of the Board of Directors and officers.
Civic leaders consider a regional alliance.
November 9, 2003
A group from the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is studying a report submitted by Karen Pletz, the Chamber's board chairwoman. The report recommends creating a multi-county "regional alliance"...
October 24, 2011
Obituary for Clark Gerald Redick, attorney in the states of Ohio, Missouri, New York, and with the Supreme Court. He came to Kansas City in 1989 as Senior Vice President/Operations for the then Utilicorp...
Committing to Excellence
May 9, 2006
Review of the 10 contenders for the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's 2006 Small Business of the Year award. Notes about the trophy and companion article ''Winners--and Their Business Results--Varied...
Crime Diminishes Park's Glory
August 2, 2013
Article describes how drug and criminal activity has made Independence Plaza Park a dangerous place for children and residents of Northeast Kansas City. Past and current efforts of the Kansas City Parks...
April 18, 1905
Biographical sketch of Daniel Murray Carr, or Daniel Carr, "engaged in general assignment work with and for the Missouri state highway department," formerly a journalist for the Kansas City Police Department,...
Death of W. B. Hill
Obituary for W. B. Hill, nicknamed "Billy" Hill, a former member of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and its board of directors.
Dr. Henry Jackson Waters, Chairman Agricultural Department
Photo of Henry Jackson Waters, or Henry Waters as the new chairman of the Agricultural Department of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce.
First Crack At Learning Spanish
Both the Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce and Historic Northeast Restoration Corporation have agreed to bring into the Northeast community a national program called Command Spanish. It is meant...
Frustrations of a Missouri Small Businessman: Lou E. Holland in Wartime Washington
Photos, illustrations, and article about the experiences of "Kansas City business leader [and aviation leader]" Lou Holland (1878-1960) in World War II "as the first chairman of the Smaller War Plants...
Grant Allows Chamber to Pursue Diversity
November 19, 2003
The Northeast Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, formed 10 years ago, is currently composed of around 100 members but lacking in minority membership. A $5,000 grant from Jackson County will help to pursue...
Heartland Sky Battles Ozone
Describes the creation of Heartland Sky, an initiative between MARC and the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce to improve air quality in the Kansas City region.
Illustrations and ad for the Horner Institute-Kansas City Conservatory of Music at 3000 Troost Avenue "[w]here Madame Shumann-Heink is now teaching her first Master Class."
Hughes Photograph Collection Finding Aid
This collection of amateur quality snapshots show familiar local landmarks like Union Station, the Kansas City Museum, Swope Park, etc. Also included are a few from the Kansas City, Kansas area.
Independence Ave. Has Come a Long Way
July 21, 2013
Interview with Bobbi Baker-Huges, a Northeast Kansas City community activist. Baker-Hughes discusses her past efforts aimed at making Kansas City's Northeast neighborhoods safer as well as the recently...
Jim Bridger Collection Finding Aid
This one box, 16 folder collection includes photographs, photocopied correspondence, newspaper clippings, and charts. The 24 photographs in this collection are primarily of Bridger relatives including...
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