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Erwin D Green
James M Greenwood
An Interview With Michael Hughes
Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded June 20, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
Biography of Agapito Mendoza (1946-2003), Educator and Activist
Biography of Bernard Powell (1947-1979), Civil Rights Activist
Chester L. Ellis, Jr.
August 19, 2005
Obituary of Chester Ellis, former executive director for 20 years of the Heart of America Indian Center. Ellis also served on other committees for the city.
File containing several articles with pictures about various civil rights committees and workers in the Kansas City area and around the nation. Also included are several non-Kansas City-related pamphlets...
Convention Hall, Interior
Two postcards of the Convention Hall and its interior.
Crime Prevention in Westport
Two-part article with the first part about crime prevention methods in Westport through neighborhood committees, one led by "Bob Berdella, organizer of the block captain system," with the second part of...
Doings of the Committees: Committee on Civic Affairs
Two paragraphs on "[o]ne of Kansas City's new business enterprises. ..the Midland Flexotile Company, which recently opened an office and salesroom at 206 East Fourth Street."
Elm Ridge Track Racing Events
March 22, 1905
This booklet features the program of October 17, 1908 for 11 races, including ladies, motorcycle, and special challenge competitions held at Elm Ridge track in Kansas City. Features member roster and committees...
Ewing Kauffman and Baseball Hall of Fame
November 9, 2007
This month, Ewing Kauffman's name will come up for consideration for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Current Kansas City Royals owner David Glass will speak to the committee in Kauffman's favor....
Is There Room for Politics Inside The KCPD?
Article describes legislation introduced in the Missouri General Assembly in 2007 that would repeal many restrictions on Kansas City police officers engaging in political activity. The restrictions, which...
James M. Greenwood Papers Finding Aid
1891-1941 (bulk 1891-1914)
James M. Greenwood was the leading educator in Kansas City for 40 years (1874-1914). In his tenure as superintendent of schools, he became recognized locally, nationally, and internationally. He was born...
Jo Ann Field
This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Jo Ann Field, Chairman, International Advisory Board,...
Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid
This collection contains material transferred from the Kansas City School District to the Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Valley Special Collections department, primarily in the early to mid...
Kansas City Bar Association Records Finding Aid
Records of the Kansas City Bar Association, 1895-1946 [bulk 1898-1917]. Includes two minute books as well as photographs, dinner programs, speeches, etc.
Kansas City Guards Record Book Finding Aid
Special collection for a local independent military group called the Kansas City Guards, later the Jackson County National Guard, Company A. Includes a one-volume, handwritten record of their meetings,...
Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra Scrapbooks Finding Aid
The Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra began performing in 1933 and ceased in 1982. Beginning performances were held in Convention Hall. The orchestra's home for many years was the Music Hall located in...
Limelight: Hector Barreto
Photo and bio of Hector Barreto, "a founder of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, based in Kansas City," a worker with the "National Economic Development Association," also based in Kansas...
Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present
One paragraph of biography about James Blair, Sr., "president of Obion College in 1895 and 1896," serving as a lawyer to various government committees in Missouri until "elected judge of Supreme Court...
Missouri Legislature Committees
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