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Bertine E Weston
D B Eyer
1909 Glidden Tour
July 31, 2009
Articles reporting on the 1909 "Annual Reliability Tour of the American Automobile Association" or "Glidden Tour," which ended in Kansas City on July 30, 1909. The articles include illustrations, tour...
ACT-UP/Kansas City Chapter Records Finding Aid
AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power/KC (ACT-UP/KC) was founded in September 1988 with the purpose of promoting AIDS awareness, treatments, and victim's rights through aggressive activism. ACT-UP/KC held numerous...
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 12 with Unrelated Cards
Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in two columns showing the following:
1. Three women at a table looking on as a man reads to them.
2. A man on a horse roping a bull. Card...
Archive Is Asset in Crime Fighting
September 26, 2010
Kansas City's crime lab was unusual in preserving evidence such as hairs, blood, and bodily fluids starting in the 1970s. With the advent of DNA testing, such evidence has become invaluable in reopening...
Deaths: Mrs. Annett Cross
Photo and obituary for Annett Cross, "310 West Forty-ninth street, vice-president of Cross Laboratories, Inc., and widely known philanthropist" for 10 years, dying at the age of 88 on February 5, 1969,...
Dr. Arthur Clay Magill
Obituary for Dr. Arthur Clay Magill, or Arthur Magill, winner of the W. Scott Johnson Award for introducing chlorination to southeast Missouri and testing water for typhoid germs there. Dying on February...
Editorial Forum: The Kansas City Meeting
Article describing Kansas City's tourist attractions and general features (climate, history, etc.) for "the Kansas City meeting, the sixtieth annual conference of the American Library Association." Places...
Grading Area Schools: Results Are in from Missouri Assessment Program Testing
September 8, 2004
Chart with "How Area School Districts Fared on State Tests."
Growing Pains and Zone Fares: Kansas City Tries "Dry Run" to Test Zone Fare System
Article about the testing of a bus fare based on length of travel, rather than the usual "universal fare," due to rising operating costs, with photos.
Headlight Testing Campaign Organized by Chief of Police
Story about the "campaign for safer automobile lights" in Kansas City, Kansas, organized by Frank Wisdom, chief of police there, with defective lights corrected on "more than 2,500" cars.
Kansas City Tests New AIDS Vaccine
Article discussing a testing trial program for an AIDS vaccine.
Kansas City Will Test Gate Arrival Plan
Photos and article about testing of the "[g]ate arrival concept" at the nearly completed Kansas City International Airport, scheduled for opening in 1972 with a "TWA maintenance facility" (pictured).
Interior view with three unidentified men working in a laboratory and using laboratory equipment. Location not given. Photograph appeared in the City Manager's annual report, 1942-43, p. 17, MVSC Q092.52...
Interior view of an unidentified laboratory room with four people working in it. Back of photograph says "nitrogen determination." Location not given.
Interior view of what appears to be nursing students in a laboratory setting. Location not given, probably General Hospital. No individuals identified.
File contains an obituary article about "Lieutenant Luther Welsh of Kansas City, who was killed by the explosion of a bomb during an airplane flight on November 8, 1916." His corpse was found washed up...
Men Testing Water
Unidentified men performing test on water at unidentified location.
Outpatient Clinic Services
Interior view with unidentified student and female adult with an eye chart. Identified as "vision testing in school."
Q.: When Did the Bell Memorial Hospital Become the University of Kansas Medical Center, and Is the Building Still Standing?
February 11, 1995
Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital was the realization of a dream: to combine medical school education with public practice. Land was donated to this cause in 1904 by physician Simeon B. Bell.The campus,...
University Health Sciences clinic tests new drugs before they are made public. This center is one of many testing drugs across the country.
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