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Local History Index (No Images, Only Citations)
Aerial Views (Curtiss Flying Service)
Business Buildings (Henry Green)
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra
Eldridge Slides of Kansas City
Guadalupe Center Photographs
Guerrillas and Outlaws
Hargrave Photograph Collection
Journal-Post Photographs (Zeldin)
Photographs (General Collection)
Postcards (Mrs. Sam Ray's)
Music - Dance - Theater
Native American & Western Photograph Collection
Nelly Don Photographs
1951 Kansas City Flood
Nineteenth-Century Kansas City
South Central Business Association
Willis Castle Memorial Photographs
12th Street Viaduct Links Downtown to Bottoms
Photo postcard showing the construction of the "new" 12th Street Viaduct and an accompanying article about its opening on March 8, 1915.
13th and Baltimore
Brief history of the southwest corner of 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue and Ned Eddy's family's businesses in Kansas City. The corner was the location of the upscale supper club Eddy's Restaurant from...
Photo and information on 13th Street, depicting 1930s structures on the street such as 1880s residences, the "citadel of the Salvation Army," Municipal Auditorium, and the Kansas City Power & Light Building....
140 Years Ago: The Progress of the War--June 1861
Portraits and description of Union General Nathaniel Lyon and "pro-Confederate Governor" Claiborne Jackson of Missouri clashing at the beginning of the Civil War in June 1861 with Lyon "ke[eping] Missouri...
146-Year-Old Platte City Building is in Peril
Brief article states that the historic building on the corner of Third and Ferrel Streets in Platte City may need to be demolished following the collapse of half of its north wall. The author states that...
15 Years of Club Profiles
Photo (of the former Club 427) and bibliography or directory of Kansas City jazz clubs (past and present) reviewed since the inception of the Jam magazine in 1986.
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
Anniversaries; Centennial celebrations;
150 Places to Celebrate Kansas's 150th Birthday
Follow the author as he explores different historic places in Kansas. "After a fight over free-or slave-state status (thus another moniker, "Bleeding Kansas"), the free-state Wyandotte Constitution was...
Anniversaries; Historic sites;
163 Housing Warrants Cleared
The Police Department have recently done two special sweeps in the Northeast area to serve outstanding bench warrants issued by the city's housing court. There is some criticism that it is not enough and...
171 Voters Are Registered from the Fox Hotel
Illustration of the Fox Hotel and list of voters registered from there.
$18,000 Grant Gives Puppets Something to Sing About
Paul Mesner Puppets has received one of the nine 2007 grants to Kansas City area arts organizations from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $18,000 NEA Access to Excellence grant is for the production...
Puppet shows; Puppets;
1811 Patrick Gass Journal
Part of the Fitzpatrick purchase, this 1811 copy has particular significance because it once belonged to Elliott Coues, one of the editors of the Lewis and Clark journals. It is inscribed, “To Prof....
1831 Unchronicled Courthouse Familiar [Past Future?] Is Not First Brick Courthouse
Investigative report on the "discovery of the existence of an apparently unchronicled early Jackson County Courthouse, built in 1831 on Independence Square, demolished in 1836, and replaced on its foundation...
1833 Lawsuit Gets Mormons' Notice
As part of a joint local records preservation project between Jackson County and the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City, legal documents concerning acts of violence against Mormon settlers have...
1840 Kansas City Map
Reprint of Father Nicolas Point's 1840 map, from a Kansas City Times article entitled "Earliest Map of Kansas City," depicting the locations of the homes of his parishioners, in the area of the West Bottoms,...
1847 Circular on Services in Independence for Trail Trekkers Turns Up in Oregon Archives
Article about the circular and letter published by George Buchanan, Independence postmaster in 1847, "about the facilities of the town" of Independence, Missouri, designed as a guide for travelers to Oregon...
1855 Harris Home at 4000 Baltimore Avenue, in Old Westport
Photo on the issue's cover and caption about the home on the inside cover.
1880 Census Population Schedules: Missouri
Listing of the address of Annie Chambers in the 1880 Census as a "boarding house," in Ward 5, Super District 6, Enumeration District 15.
The Lathrop grade school at 6th and May Streets was destroyed by a cyclone on May 11, 1886. 15 children were killed when the belfrey crashed through the roof.
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