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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Christmas Greeting to Kansas City Children
File containing an article with words or lyrics (by librarian Carrie Westlake Whitney) and music (by orchestra conductor Carl Busch) for the 1909 song "Christmas Greeting to Kansas City Children."
Chu Strikes Just the Right Note For the Arts and Business
September 29-October 5, 2006
Profile of Jane Chu, incoming CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. She has degrees in piano performance and music education as well as a MBA from Rockhurst University and is persuing a doctorate...
Circus Clowns Playing Music
Unidentified circus clowns playing musical instruments.
City Window: Operathon
News of a "radiothon" campaign to raise money for coming seasons for the opera company.
City Window: The Radio Stations That Put Ideas before Numbers
Article about the classical music and news radio stations with poor ratings but catering to higher income audiences.
Civil War and Other Songs
A collection of song lyrics contained in photocopied newspaper clippings from newspapers across the United States, dating from the late 1890s through the early 1930s. The songs are arranged by category....
Civil War Items
This folder contains two items. One is an undated program entitled "Service to the Memory of William Tecumseh Sherman", Academy of Music, Brooklyn, Thursday Evening, May 7th. The second item is a company...
Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History
Article surveys the history of Kansas City's orchestras starting with Mary Donohue who gave piano lessons out of her home at First and Grand in the 1850s. The various orchestras and their conductors are...
Class and location is unidentified but back of photograph says that Charles Johnson is playing drum.
Classical Music: Kansas City Chorale Sings Rachmaninoff
Photo (of chorale director Charles Bruffy) and article about the Kansas City Chorale and its high-quality classical music recordings on compact discs.
Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music'
April 26, 2004
Claude "Fiddler" Williams, local jazz musician, died April 25, 2004, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a jazz violinist for more than 75 years, attaining global acclaim. At the...
Claude L. Budworth West Bottoms Drawings Finding Aid
The collection consists of six charcoal and five colored pencil drawings, 11"x14." The drawings depict various scenes in the West Bottoms area of Kansas City, Missouri (formerly known as the Central Industrial...
Portrait of Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau performing at the piano.
Clear Your Calendar -- Stan's Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash Coming May 20!
May 1, 2006
Article announces the May 20, 2006 celebration of Big Joe Turner's birthday by the Kansas City Blues Society. Turner (whose birth date is actually May 18th), is best remembered for his original version...
Biographical sketch of Clifford Jenkins, secretary and treasurer of the Jenkins Music Company at 1217 Walnut Street, born in Illinois in 1869 as the son of John W. Jenkins, raised in Kansas City, and joining...
Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana
Exterior, full front view of Club Forest located in New Orleans, Louisana. The band played here for three weeks in August-September, 1931.
Club Millennium to Appeal
Photo and article about the continuing efforts to obtain a liquor license by Club Millennium ("a venue for live music" and other events at 6000 Independence Avenue) and the Sheffield Neighborhood Association...
Club Profile: The Majestic Steak House
Photo and article about the Majestic Steak House restaurant at 931 Broadway, opened about 1937 at 31st and Holmes Streets and closed in 1977 before being reopened at the Fitzpatrick Building (built in...
Clyde Hahn Scrapbooks and Other Material Finding Aid
circa 1920s-1980s (bulk 1950s-1960s)
Collection contains seven scrapbooks and other items compiled by Clyde Hahn, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Club. Within the collection can be found photographs, correspondence, newspaper...
Coda Jazz Fund Steps up to Honor KC Musician
March 22, 2008
King Alex Littlejohn died March 15, 2008. Although Littlejohn worked 45 years as a paper-cutter at Tension Envelope Corp. before retiring in January 2000, he played with a number of famous blues artists...
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