Discover the Civil War's legacy in the Greater Kansas City region. Search our collection of primary source materials from our from partner organizations, read exclusive analysis from contributing scholars, and explore interactive features to see relationships between events and historic artifacts.
Get online access to the most recent issues of the Kansas City Business Journal, special publications, and the Book of Lists.
View a digital image copy of the daily Kansas City Star newspaper. All issues since 2013 are available.
Read entire articles from the Kansas City Star newspaper. All issues since 1991 are available.
The Missouri Valley Special Collections constitute the non-circulating local history and genealogy resources of the Kansas City Public Library as well as the Library’s archives. This site also has a digital gallery of select materials and a Local History Index.
Access thousands of downloadable legal forms from both Missouri and Kansas, including state, federal, business, real estate and personal forms.
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.
Browse historical maps for cities and towns in Missouri and Kansas.
The Black Archives of Mid-America, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is a center for learning and research into the African American experience in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Oklahoma and the Midwest at large. They house a large collection of manuscripts and artifacts including photographs, personal correspondence, oral histories, and rare books.
The Business Services Division is committed to making it easier to do business in Missouri.
CommunityKC is a map of "good things" happening in Kansas City. The site provides information on small-scale, grassroots neighborhood projects such as community gardens, cleanup days and home repair programs. Use this online mapping tool to find employment assistance and workforce training, social services, home repair, education, healthy living services, and much more.
The Kauffman Foundation created Entrepreneurship.org as an online resource to help entrepreneurs grow great ideas. The site provides innovative educational tools, informative channels covering the latest issues and insights affecting entrepreneurs, and a popular events section that gives entrepreneurs an opportunity to connect.
This is the link to the Missouri Department of Education's High School Equivalency Test (HiSET) information. This new test now takes the place of the old GED. It consists of a battery of tests in five subject areas: Language Arts - Reading, Language Arts - Writing, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies. It includes a link for test takers to sign up, schedule and pay for the battery of tests, a link to find testing centers, requirements to take the test, and scoring, as well as a wealth of other information such as cost and how often you can take the tests.
If you’re looking to start a Missouri nonprofit organization, you’re in the right place. This guide will help you file formation documents, obtain tax identification numbers, and register for fundraising.
For residents of Jackson County, Missouri outside the limits of Kansas City. Get information on voter registration, upcoming elections, polling locations, and more.
Official website for the Jackson County, Missouri government.
This nonprofit organization is dedicated to the preservation and understanding of Jackson County's heritage and will promote the study, appreciation, and interpretation of local and regional history.
Search this database to find marriage licenses issued in Jackson County, Missouri.
This organization provides a variety of programs to meet the needs of persons who face barriers, especially resulting from a physical, mental or developmental disability and refugee-immigration relocation difficulties.
Information on voter registration, upcoming elections, polling locations, and more.