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K0595 Kansas City Star Magazine Collection [Native Sons Archives] 1924-1926 .3 cubic foot A near complete set of the short-lived art and culture magazine published by the Kansas City Star newspaper. HISTORY: A special project of Laura Nelson Kirkwood, the magazine was printed in Germany and illustrated by well-known artists. It proved too expensive to continue publication. PROVENANCE: This gift was received from The Native Sons of Kansas City as part of accession KA0590 on July 17, 1990. COPYRIGHT AND RESTRICTIONS: The Donor has given and assigned to the State Historical Society of Missouri all rights of copyright which the Donor has in the Materials and in such of the Donor’s works as may be found among any collections of Materials received by the Society from others. PREFERRED CITATION: Specific item; folder number; The Kansas City Star Magazine Collection (K0595); The State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center-Kansas City [after first mention may be abbreviated to SHSMO-KC]. CONTACT: The State Historical Society of Missouri Research Center-Kansas City 302 Newcomb Hall, University of Missouri-Kansas City

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5123 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64110-2499 (816) 235-1543 [email protected] http://shs.umsystem.edu/index.shtml DESCRIPTION: The collection includes original magazine publications. Included in each publication are: a study and description of the cover art or other famous works of art; short stories and serials; articles about famous people, some with local connections; photographs of area homes, people, events; photographs of national or international interest; society news; fashion illustrations by Edna Marie Dunn; illustrated poetry and cartoons by Dale Beronius; and advertisements for local businesses. Early issues contained bible stories. The cover and back pages are printed on smooth paper with full color illustrations, several by Leroy Daniel McMorris. Of particular interest is a series of fashion illustrations by Homer Conant described as “America’s Foremost Designer”. The “Costumes A Series” appeared from December 6-27, 1925. INVENTORY: FLAT BOX 001 THE KANSAS CITY STAR MAGAZINE Volume I and Volume II Vol.: Issue

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I: 7

September 7

1924

20

I: 8

1924

20

I:11

September 14 October 5

1924

20

I:12

October 12

1924

20

I:19

November 30 1924

20

I:28

February 1

18

Some Residential photos, Country club district, illustrations Dale Beronius Mounted traffic squad, fashion illustrations Edna Marie Dunn Landscape photos; Gillham, Rockhill. A.S.B. Bridge toll booth Interior view, residence, 1252 Stratford Rd. Kansas City Country Club polo players Kansas City Engineer, L.B. Roberts, topographer in expedition to Gobi Desert. Photos of R.A. Long, F.J. Bannister, James McQueeny, Ban Johnson, Sir Carl Busch, Albert Schoenberg, morning rush hour, 18th & McGee, Kansas City Theater Edith Hawes Quisenberry, Kansas City girl joins chorus of Ziegfeld’s Follies, society weddings, Central College for Women, Wentworth Military Academy. Lexington, MO.

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I:29

February 8

1925

20

I:30

February 15

1925

18

I:31

February 22

1925

20

I:32

March 1

1925

20

I:33

March 8

1925

20

I:34

March 15

1925

20

I:35

March 22

1925

20

I:36

March 29

1925

20

I:37

April 5

1925

20

I:38

April 12

1925

20

I:39

April 19

1925

20

I:40 I:41

April 26 May 3

1925 1925

20 20

Marion Talley, crowd watching ‘Peter Pan’ at Convention Hall. Jefferson City, MO. “Cable Car days of Forty years ago” (missing cover). Topeka, KS Jackson County Circuit Judges. Atchison, KS. *wonderful illustration on back cover, advertisement for Crème Oil Toilet Soap J.C. Nichols, John Lavan, mgr. of Kansas City Blues, Cover portrait of William Rockhill Nelson; article: “The Kansas City The Steamboats Knew” based on writing of a traveler in 1857. Jefferson City, MO. new capitol building. Colonel W.E. Halsell, Kansas City man, pioneer Texas rancher. “Kansas City Tries out a prize Bungalow”, 940 West 34th Street, Harry l. Wagner. Topeka, KS. Dr. A.M. Wilson, Kansas City Physician. Russell “Lena” Blackburne, former Kansas City Blues player. National Flower Show in KC. Dr. David Jones Evans, Pastor of First Baptist church. Music Supervisors’ National Conference. Liberty, MO. Early Mormon church, Independence, MO. Bishop Thomas F. Lillis. R.A. Ostertag’s house, 5030 Summit, designed by Mary Rockwell Hook An interview with Dr. Joseph A. Reilly, physical director of Kansas City Athletic Club J.H. Foresman, Vice-President, LongBell Lumber company Kansas City homes. R.O.T.C. in Kansas City; Westport High School, Manual Training, Central, Lathrop, Northeast high school. “Kansas City, Cradle of Remington’s Art”

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I:42

May 10

1925

20

I:43

May 17

1925

20

I:44

May 24

1925

20

I:45

May 31

1925

20

I:46

June 7

1925

20

I:47

June 14

1925

20

I:48

June 21

1925

20

“Kansas City’s Week of Opera Begins Tomorrow”; John Edwin Hogg, son of architect James Oliver Hogg, voyage from Skaguay, Alaska to Seattle. Rex McDonald (horse). Local tennis stars: Cliff Campbell, Junior Coen, Carl Meyer, John Hubbell “Thrills that Horses Put into My Life” Loula Long Combs. “Bird’s-Eye View” Swope Park shelter house, gates. “Seventy Years of River Days” Captain James Kennedy. Children’s fashion illustrations by W. Fritschy Beauty spots in KC; Mission Hills Golf, Lake of Woods at Swope Park, “the ford” 63rd and Club Road, Lake Hiwassee, KC’s newest body of water: Walter McLucas. Women’s Chamber of Commerce officers; Mary Miller, Alice Todd, Jeanie Murray, Harriet Blair, Rose Ohaus “Building Kansas City” caricatures of C.O. Jones, J.C. Taylor, Fletcher Cowherd, Jr., Charles Phillips, Howard Vrooman, Max Skeer, C.F. Curry, Moseley-Comstock, R.L. Winter, Albert Schoenburg, N.W. Dible, G.H. McCanles. William L. Rock, florist. Interior of residence, Dr. Logan Clendening, 1247 W. 56th St. 1st in series of articles about early settlers in Kansas City: The Conquest of the Wilderness series: “First Settlement of the Fur Traders”. Georgia Brown, dramatic teacher in KC for over 25 years about famous students. Studio of Leroy D. McMorris Golfers at Ivanhoe Country Club. Crowds at Richards Field (airport). Doniphan and his place in history.

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I:49

June 28

1925

20

I:50

July 5

1925

20

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Views of Kansas City Life Insurance Company Building. 2nd in series of articles about early settlers in Kansas City: The Conquest of the Wilderness series: “Independence, Westport and the Trail to Santa Fe” Julius Erickson, amateur astrologer, 6032 Main. Sea Lion fountain, 63rd and Ward Parkway. Kansas City Blues at Muehlebach Field Total Vol. I pages=556

Vol. I Vol.: Issue

Date

Year

Pages

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II: 1

July 26

1925

20

II: 2

August 2

1925

20

II: 3 II: 4

August 9 August 16

1925 1925

20 20

II: 5

August 23

1925

20

II: 6

August 30

1925

20

II: 7 II: 8

September 6 September 13 September 20

1925 1925

20 20

1925

20

Part 3- The Conquest of the Wilderness series: “New Santa Fe, and Almost Forgotten Village of Pioneers. Fairyland Park, Club Road Bridge path, Ivanhoe bank Part 4: The Conquest of the Wilderness series: “Council Grove, Kansas, “Last Chance” Town on the Santa Fe Trail. . .” Sunken garden by J.C. Nichols, Mission Drive and Overhill Rd. “Deaf” Smith and the Alamo Pembroke School for Boys 7444 State Line Rockhill Homes: Some Studies in Natural Color Photography. Abdallah Shrine Park, Leavenworth, KS J.N. Penrod Home, exterior and interior, 815 W. 55th. Baseball fans atop billboard on Brooklyn Avenue outside Muehlebach Field M.U., and K.U. “Kit Carson as a Missourian”. Platte City, Henry L. Dillingham Members of Board of Trade in straw hats: Gamage, Fuller, Scott, Lonsdale, Emmons, McKenna, Kelley, Davidson, Izzard, Christopher, Sloan.

II: 9

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II:10

September 27

1925

20

II:11

October 4

1925

20

II:12

October 11

1925

20

II:13

October 18

1925

20

II:14

October 25

1925

20

II:15

November 1

1925

20

Platte County Fair. Part V- The Conquest of the Wilderness series: “Kansas City not the Result of Accident but a Result of Nature’s Design” “Bill” Williams, Dynamic Missourian” by Frederic E. Voelker. Stockyards photos. Part VI- The Conquest of the Wilderness series: “Unpublished “Tales of an OldTimer,” by John C. McCoy, Pioneer City Planner, Reveal His Vision”. Residence of Frank Schopflin, 1633 Stratford Rd. Liberty Memorial sculpture. Dr. Frederick W. Hawley, Park College, Parkville, MO. Verona Columns, Country Club district, Mission Drive. Home of Mrs. William E. Curtis, 3441 Coleman Rd. Weston, MO. Southwest High School, Alfred H. Monsees, principal. New serials: “King Fuzzy-Paws of Animalia” by Gleb E. Botkin; “The Thirteen Opals” by Allen Raymond; “ David Belasco, Adventurer” by John J. Wallace Daniel Boone home, Wentzville, MO. Kindergarten children at Humbolt School. Old Mockbee home, 78th & Holmes, 112 years old. Home of Dr. Elmer D. Twyman, 5620 State Line Road. Northeast High School Girl’s Platoon. Girl’s parade down Grand Avenue. R.O.T.C. “Rookies” of Central High School

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FLAT BOX 002 THE KANSAS CITY STAR MAGAZINE Volume II and Volume III Vol.: Issue

Date

Year

Pages

Comment

II:16

November 8

1925

20

II:17

November 15 1925

20

Prominent Citizens and scenes in Kansas City, KS. Roger T. Sermon, mayor of Independence, MO. J.N. Hanthorn, principal, William Chrisman High School.

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Wild Bill Hickok by Robert M. Snyder, Jr. II:18

November 22 1925

20

II:19

November 29 1925

18

II:20

December 6

1925

18

II:21

December 13

1925

20

II:22

December 20

1925

20

II:23

December 27

1925

14

II:24

January 3

1926

20

II:26

January 17

1926

20

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Homes of Rawlings H. Collins, 5717 Wornall Rd., Leo E. Collins, 5163 Wornall Rd., W.H. Collins, 232 W. 52nd. New serial: “Labrador Gold” by John T. Rowland. Rodeo scenes at Stockyards. Cover missing. Mrs. B.L. Hart, president of KC Athenaeum. Catha Wells, author of children’s stories. New Hotel President under construction. Street view, Baltimore at Eleventh. Cover missing. Young “Traffic officers” of the Horace Mann school. Rt. Rev. Thomas F. Lillis, Bishop of the Catholic diocese of KC. #1“Costumes A Series” by Homer Conant. “Tom Tobin, a Noted Scout of the Old West” by Velma West Sykes “Josiah Gregg, Premier Historian of Jackson County” by Robert M. Snyder, Jr. Residences of Kansas Senators, Topeka, KS. #2“Costumes A Series” by Homer Conant. “The Minister Choirs of Linwood Boulevard Presbyterian Church”. Retaining tanks of new waterworks plant in North Kansas City. #3“Costumes A Series” by Homer Conant. Pages 3-4, back cover missing. “Order No. 11” by George Caleb Bingham. Old Eighth street tunnel now, good place for raising mushrooms. #4“Costumes A Series” by Homer Conant. Catholic Community Club, Armour and Forest, Leavenworth, KS. Ft. Leavenworth. The Alamo. Buffaloes in Jackson County. “The Story of Marion Talley, Kansas City girl who made debut with Metropolitan Opera. Lou Holland article. Lake Hiwassee, view. Country Club Plaza view. New Eastwood Hills golf course.

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II:27

January 24

1926

20

II:28

January 31

1926

20

II:29

February 7

1926

20

II:30

February 14

1926

20

II:32

February 28

1926

20

II:33

March 7

1926

20

II:34

March 14

1926

20

II:35

March 21

1926

20

Ice skating at Penn Valley Park. Part II“The Story of Marion Talley” Home of Hiram Norcross, 5433 Mission Drive. Dr James Naismith, “The Father of Basketball’ and son, photo. “John G. Neihardt, a Middle Western “Homer””. Local business leaders named Jones: Lawrence M. Jones, Herbert V. Jones, Albert R. Jones, J. Logan Jones, E.C. Jones, Cliff C. Jones, R. Bryson Jones. William A. Shreeve, chief of police, his secretary and police board commissioners. Cyrus Dallin. Judge Arba S. Van Valkenburgh, “Across North America by Motor Boat” by John Edwin Hogg, former resident of Kansas City. Home of Mr. T.J. Green, 52nd and Belleview. “Kansas City Girls who Became Stage and Opera Stars”: Jenne Eagels, Marion Talley, Dorothy Dickson, Grace La Rue, Cleo Mayfield, Marie Doro, Felice Lyne, Eleanor Aikens, Ula Sharon. Dr. E.H. and Mrs. Lindley, chancellor of University of Kansas. LeRoy D. McMorris. Glenn Wright, Pittsburgh Pirates’ shortstop, formerly with Kansas City Blues. Mrs. George Muehlebach, wife of owner of Kansas City Blues, and Mrs. Casey Stengel, wife of manager of the Toledo ball club. Home of Mr. F.C. Vincent, 627 East 46th Street. The Boys Hotel and Club, 1601 Admiral Boulevard. Theodore Gary, manufacturer of automatic telephones. New Head of the University of Oklahoma at Norman, Dr. William Bennett Bizzell, photos. Mississippi steamboats. Kansas City Chapter, Reserve Officers’ Association. Consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Co. in Argentine. Mark Twain letters. Kansas City Art Institute. New Paseo High School.

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II:36

March 28

1926

20

II:37

April 4

1926

20

II:38

April 11

1926

20

II:39

April 18

1926

20

II:40

April 25

1926

20

II:41

May 2

1926

20

II:42

May 9

1926

20

II:43

May 16

1926

20

II:44

May 23

1926

20

II:45

May 30

1926

20

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Remains of Electric Park. Mounted Guard, Ararat Temple, Shriners of KC. At home with Judge Henry F. McElroy. The Men’s Bible Class of the Linwood Boulevard Presbyterian Church (595 members). Early pictures of Shawnee Mission. Memories of Old Franklin, birthplace of KC Dr. F.C. (Phog) Allen, University of Kansas. Kansas City Soccer League. Cover photo: Laura Nelson Kirkwood. American Society of Civil Engineers: E.B. Black, Ernest E. Howard, O.P. Allee, Charles A. Haskins, Howard A. Fitch. Oil portrait of E.M. Clendening by George Van Millett, Kansas City artist. “In the Days of Old Fort Larned”. “When the Law Rides Forth in Texas”, Texas Rangers. Women’s Bible Class of Linwood Boulevard Presbyterian Church (425 members). Justice Richard J. Hopkins, Kansas supreme court, advocate of world-wide prohibition. “Prophets Who Foresaw a Great Kansas City” (Benton, Gilpin, Spalding, others) by Robert M. Snyder, Jr. Warrensburg, MO. “The Zumwalt Fort” near O’Fallon, MO (Major Heald Home). Civic leaders and county officials in Kansas City, KS. Colonel Willis Uline, officer in charge of all organized reserve work. “Longview Farm, The country Estate of R.A. Long”. KC, KS banking/business leaders: Charles L. Brokaw, Peter W. Goebel, Charles C. Daniel. “Marmaduke’s Trek to Santa Fe”, 1824. Jackson County log house (1818) restored by R.E. Shryock. Loretto Players of Loretto academy. “Kansas City’s National Air Transport Service”. Civil War leaders from Missouri: Joseph O. Shelby, John S. Marmaduke, Francis M. Cockrell, Sterling

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II:46

June 6

1926

20

II:47

June 13

1926

20

II:48

June 20

1926

20

II:49

June 27

1926

20

II:50

July 4

1926

20

II:51

July 11

1926

20

II:52 Vol. II Vol. II

July 18

1926

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Vol.: Issue

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III:1

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Price, Claiborne F. Jackson. Theodore Gary and the road to fortune. R.A. Long home, 3218 Gladstone Boulevard. Gardens, landscapes: A.R. Jones, 5701 Mission Drive; Robert T. Sutherland, 1200 Santa Fe Road; W.R. Pickering, 59th & State Line; B.C. Moore, 5800 High Drive; W.H. Collins, 232 W. 52nd; Mrs. M.Z. Hibbard, Overhill and Ensley Homes of Civil War Days near Liberty, MO. Country Club’s polo field, near Indian Hills golf course. Stark nursery, Louisiana, MO. Franklin Ice Cream. Home of Edward T. Wilder, 3701 Gillham Road. “Indian Painters and Painters of the Indian”. Kansas City’s first pre-school, Mrs. V.W. Harned, director “So they Named it ‘Manhattan’(KS). “Studies of Fields, Woods and Streams in Kansas City’s Mission Hills District” St. Joseph, MO.

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July 25

1926

20

III:2

August 1

1926

20

III:4

August 15

1926

20

“An Etcher’s impressions of Downtown Kansas City”, Mary Huntoon Hoyt, includes Federal Reserve Bank, Petticoat Lane, The Kansas City Club and Hotel President. Steamboat Ella May (ferry). Memoirs of “Yellowstone’ Kelly, Indian Scout. Longview, WA. R.A. Long’s Model City. Sibley, MO. bridge and marks of Santa Fe Trail. Liberty Memorial. “The Kansas City Days of “Wild Bill (Hickok)” by Robert M. Snyder, Jr. Plaster model of “The Pioneer Mother” by A. Phimister Proctor, to be presented to

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August 22

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III:6

August 29

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20

Vol. III

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KC by Howard Vanderslice. Smithville, MO. racetrack. Swimmers at Electric Park. View of Hahatonka, in Ozarks, includes residence built by R.M. Snyder of KC. Views of Joplin, MO. Kersey Coates home, Pennsylvania Ave. in Quality Hill. Mrs. Fannie L. Taylor, official Missouri delegate from KC to the W.C.T.U. convention in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1925. Thomas Jefferson, the builder. Total Vol. III pages=100

Missing issues: (unconfirmed beginning and end dates of publication) Vol.: Issue

Date

Year

I: 01 I: 02 I: 03 I: 04 I: 05 I: 06 I: 09

July 27 August 3 August 10 August 17 August 24 August 31 September 21 September 28 October 19 October 26 November 2 November 9 November 16 November 23 December 7 December 14 December 21 December 28 January 4 January 11 January 18 January 25 July 12

1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924

I: 10 I: 13 I: 14 I: 15 I: 16 I: 17 I: 18 I: 20 I: 21 I: 22 I: 23 I: 24 I: 25 I: 26 I: 27 I: 51

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1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1924 1925 1925 1925 1925 1925

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July 19 January 10 February 21

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