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  Through the Camera Lens: The Moving Picture World and the Silent Cinema Era, 1907-1927

The Moving Picture World was a film trade publication which began on March 9, 1907, and appeared weekly until January 7, 1928. It set a standard for the broadest possible coverage, reviewed current releases and published news, features, and interviews relating to all aspects of the industry.

Wall Street Journal - Digital Microfilm

Full-image newspaper scans. 2008 - Present.

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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

This database is geared toward individuals and small organizations seeking grant money. You can read about specific grants, and learn how to increase your chances of success.

Kansas City's Spanish/English bilingual newspaper.

Find references to high-quality, scholarly books and articles on the web. Generally, only summaries and excerpts of the articles are available for free, though sometimes the full text is available.

The GreenFILE database focuses on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling. It includes scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports.

Find reports, studies, surveys, and statistics about the Kansas City area. Documents come from local non-profit organizations, government agencies, and universities.

The Pendergast Years

Explore thousands of digitized photographs, postcards, legal documents and letters from the interwar period, when "Boss" Tom Pendergast exerted powerful influence over the civic and cultural life of Kansas City. The collection is accompanied by dozens of articles, a comprehensive timeline, interactive maps and other features. Brought to you by The Kansas City Public Library and partner organizations.

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