paris of the plains
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Postmark: July 24, 1955
* * * Kansas City was expanding in the heat of summer 1955. A hundred thousand more people since just before World Wa...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
The unkissed pedestrian
Twelfth and Baltimore in the heyday of Kirby McRill. Anderson Photo Company Photograph Collection (K0489). The State Historical Societ...
Sunday, May 27, 2018
Elegy for Elmhurst
Etched in stone on Pennsylvania street, near Valentine road. * * * The old stone wall looks like others around town, low b...
Friday, April 27, 2018
A hard and brutal business
Centennial Methodist Church, 19th street and Woodland avenue. * * * It was a fair and cool Tuesday morning, seventy years a...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Ephemeral city: Night club matchbooks
* * * One of the two matchbook covers. * * * The two matchbooks, dating to the 1930s, came from a downtown supper ...
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