Found in 83 Collections and/or Records:
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.
Bob Foster was a Kansas City record collector. Recordings include radio programs, classical music performances, and recordings of church choirs, high school bands and choirs, and college bands and choirs in the Kansas City area.
The Catalog Collection is an artificial collection comprised of various catalogs grouped by topic and spans from 1881-2006. The majority of items in this collection deal with film, books, and music. Other types of catalogs include but are not limited to toys, clothing, home furniture, electronics, collectibles, and theatre.
Consists of audio recordings of music compiled by Dick Dexter's brother, Dave Dexter (music journalist and record executive), radio advertisements for Interstate Securities Company (later ISC Financial Corporation), and radio broadcast recordings that include parts of Kansas City Chief's football games.
The collection consists of recordings from the 1970s of Jackson County and Civil War historian Donald Hale.
The Dorothy Green Dreher Collection dates from 1960 to 1997 and contains primarily material related to her writings, which include short stories, poetry and a novel. A number of her works were published in literary magazines for children and adults. Included are manuscripts, correspondence and various publications. Materials have been divided into seven series.
Consists mostly of recordings of religious Jewish music and synagogue, but also includes several recordings of operas, plays, and inverviews from radio broadcasts.
The collection contains many unique items recorded in the Kansas City area, including political speeches, musical performances, religious services, and advertisements for businesses and organizations. The Kansas City Philharmonic Orchestra and the Kansas City Conservatory of Music are strongly represented with numerous recordings of each entity. Finally, the collection also holds some national radio programs, such as "The Guiding Light," "Hymns of All Churches," and "Michael Shayne."
The Eliot S. Berkley Collection was gifted to LaBudde Special Collections in December 2014 by his son, Eliot A. Berkley, and daughter, Emily D. Berkley. The collection holds a varied selection of historical documents, including handwritten journals, indentures, lithographs, publications, and maps.