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American Red Cross of Greater Kansas City Collection

Identifier: MS-0380

Scope and Contents

The audiovisual materials in this collection consists of audio, video, and films from the Red Cross in Kansas City. Many of the recordings come from the national Red Cross headquarters, including recordings of public service announcements, training and safety films, and promotion and recruitment films. Some of the materials were recorded in the Kansas City region and document local disasters, including the Avondale flood of 1982, Ruskin Heights tornado, and the Kansas City Flood of 1951.


  • 1940 - 1999


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status is unknown


7 Linear Feet (Marr: 8 grooved discs, 15 open reel audiotapes, 6 compact cassettes, 8 analog videotapes, 110 films)

Language of Materials


Marr: Rebekah Green.
Marr: 2019.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Special Collections and Archives Repository