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  • Old flower shop slated for newsroom as award-winning Northeast News transitions to non-profit business model

    May 4th, 2022
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    Michael BushnellPublisher Rose Marie Serrone opened her flower and gift shop in a single story Art Deco-style building in 1946 […]


    Mount Washington Park still a gem

    April 27th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell This postcard, published by the Webb-Freyschlag Mercantile Company, shows a peaceful view of Swan Lake in Mount […]


    Let’s go see Kansas City!

    April 20th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell “See Kansas City and know what you’re seeing,” states the description on the back of this Curt […]


    Nathan Scarritt, Melrose Methodist Church keys to early Northeast development

    April 13th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell A far cry from its humble beginnings in 1887 as a tent, this week’s real photo postcard […]


    Private mailing cards a true work of art

    April 6th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell As a public communication medium, postcards made their debut at the Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Ill., in […]


    Camp Prairie Schooner – Still a destination for girls in Scouting

    March 30th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell The description on the back of this real photo postcard describes Camp Prairie Schooner Girl Scout Camp […]


    Colonnaded apartments a Kansas City icon

    March 23rd, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell The Collinwood Apartments, located at 2501-2519 E. Linwood Blvd., were developed and built by William H. Collins […]


    The old and the new

    March 15th, 2022
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    This week’s historic postcard is a Chrome era Tetricolor postcard published by James Teterick of Kansas City, Mo. The written […]


  • Best of the American Royal, 1932

    March 9th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell This week’s historic postcard from the 1932 American Royal, showing five prize-winning mules from Hineman’s Jack Farm […]


    Jones Dry Goods, the Great White Store on Main Street

    March 2nd, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell Not much draws people to the dusty western Kansas town of Stafford today, but J. Logan Jones […]


    Football, baseball and soccer franchises all called Municipal Stadium Home

    February 23rd, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell Located at 22nd and Brooklyn, Municipal Stadium was the home to many professional sports teams long before […]


    Interurban rail lines a popular regional travel option

    February 16th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell The message on this Hall Brothers color postcard, mailed on April 24, 1917, to Miss Lula Mercer, […]


    Victoria Hotel, first to boast a bath in every suite

    February 9th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell The Hotel Victoria, located at the northeast corner of Ninth and McGee streets, was a fine, substantial […]


    Spalding’s Commercial College

    February 2nd, 2022
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    This week, in tandem with our weekly “Remember This” column, we feature an advertising postcard for Spalding’s Commercial College located […]


    Spalding’s Commercial College

    February 2nd, 2022
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    This week, in tandem with our weekly “Remember This” column, we feature an advertising postcard for Spalding’s Commercial College located […]


    Coke? Western Auto? Iconic signs of the times

    January 25th, 2022
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    In 1910, Asa G. Candler, president of the Coca-Cola company, along with Charles Candler, vice president, completed an almost year-long […]


    Romeo and Auero: Staley’s Twin Pigs

    January 19th, 2022
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    By Michael Bushnell This black and white, promotional postcard was produced for the Staley Milling Company of North Kansas City, […]


    600 attend Kennedy Memorial dedication

    January 12th, 2022
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    This week’s historic postcard focuses on the John F. Kennedy Memorial located in the Colonnade in Concourse Park at the […]


    The Grand Opera House

    January 5th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher The Grand Opera House, located at 704 Walnut Street, is this week’s historic postcard printed in Germany […]


    National Cloak and Suit Company

    December 29th, 2021
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    This week’s historic postcard column spotlights one of Historic Northeast’s most iconic and recognizable buildings. Located at 5401 Independence Avenue, […]


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