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A Central Part of the East Village
December 16, 2006
J.E. Dunn Construction has unveiled the design for its new downtown headquarters and a revised plan for the East Village redevelopment plan. The five-story building, designed by 360 Architecture and BNIM...
A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional Difficulties
File contains an article about the Marillac Center, a mental health center for children, a product of the Kansas City Orphan Boys' Home originally in Westport, merged with orphan girls' homes, and now...
A Century of Growth in Agriculture: Kansas City's Cow Town Past is Always Remembered
December 10-16, 1999
Retrospective article detailing the history of agriculture in Kansas City.
A Century of Growth in Banking and Finance: KC Starts as Banking Hub, Ends with Regional Offices
Retrospective article detailing the history of banks and banking in Kansas City.
A Century of Growth in Health Care: Area Hospitals Move and Grow with Kansas City
Retrospective article detailing the history of health care and hospitals in Kansas City.
A Century of Growth in Real Estate: Highways, Developers Help Mold Metro's Look
Retrospective article describing the growth of Kansas City.
A Century of Growth in Retail: Retail Evolves from Downtown to Suburban Centers
Retrospective article detailing the history of retail in Kansas City.
A Century of Growth in Technology: Lack of Money Hampers KC's Technology Development
Retrospective article detailing the history of research and technology institutions in Kansas City and their relation to the city's growth.
A Century of Growth in Transportation: Bridge of Destiny Transforms Small River Town
Retrospective article detailing the history of transportation in Kansas City.
A Century of Guardian Angels
September 30, 2009
Guardian Angels Catholic Church, called Guardian Angel until the 1950s, at 1310 Westport Road celebrates 100 years. The original parishoners were German-speaking Catholics. "Today, Guardian Angels attracts...
A Century Old, Yet New
October 31, 2007
Former Scottish Rite Temple at 7th and Ann streets in Kansas City, Kansas, has been remodeled for a casino. It will be called 7th Street Casino. The Temple dates to 1906.
A Change in a Great Firm: Bullene, Moore, Emery & Co. Now Emery, Bird, Thayer & Co.
Portraits (of L. T. Moore, J. T. Bird, W. B. Thayer [or William Bridges Thayer], and J. C. Fennell) and article about the change in name of the Bullene, Moore, Emery & Company dry goods store in 1895 to...
A Changing Blueprint
October 20, 2010
Article describes several high-profile architectural projects of Burns & McDonnell, including large projects for the U.S. military command center. In recent years, the company expanded its portfolio to...
A Chat with Bishop Hogan: Kansas City's Roman Catholic Prelate Talks of Other Times
Portrait and biographical article about the 81-year-old Reverend John Hogan, the first Catholic bishop of the Kansas City Diocese, living at "the Episcopal residence in West Twelfth Street" and reminiscing...
A Chat with the Farm Editor: A Missouri Town Bounces Back after Shift in Agricultural Economy
Article about the economic recovery through cooperation among local businesses, government, and farmers in "Trenton, Mo., a city about 100 miles northeast of Kansas City in Grundy County," also with a...
A Chinaman's Obsequies
Large traditional Chinese funeral for laundryman How Ah Hing with banners, red flags, Chinese orchestra, etc.
A Chorus Beyond Song
Describes the history, current status, and future of the Heartland Men's Chorus.
A Chronicle of Freedom
February 19, 2012
In-depth interview of Emiel Cleaver, son of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II and former KC mayor. His film, called "Freedom Is Now," is about "Kansas City's oldest and most powerful African-American political...
A Church Bazaar Recalls Pioneer Times Here
Article about the contribution to the early growth of the Kansas City area by the town of New Santa Fe located at present-day 125th and State Line Roads. Mentions wagon trains to the Southwest and the...
A Church for the Ages
September 9, 2013
October 2013 marked the 150th anniversary of the Second Baptist Church, "believed to be one of the two oldest black churches in Kansas City." The congregation was first established in 1863 by slaves and...
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