Missouri Valley Special Collections staff recently processed the S. Stephen Lispi Collection containing the work of an artist who crafted some of the most recognizable images in Kansas City.
As the 1908 convention neared, Roosevelt’s many supporters held hope that he could be drafted to run for one more term. One of them was Maud Neal, a young woman who had grown up in Kansas City.
This series of items comes from the recently processed SC193 Richards & Conover Hardware Company Collection. The wholesale hardware company was started by John Francisco Richards in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1857.
The Library, UMKC, and 18 local and national historians partner to explore Kansas City’s vibrant history of the 1920s and ’30s in a public symposium, April 1-2.
Before Missouri Valley Special Collections staff acquired the Kansas City Stockyards Collection, its 6,000-plus items had been scattered about the Livestock Exchange Building.
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