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  • Benton Boulevard still a picturesque drive

    December 1st, 2021
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    By Michael Bushnell By 1912, Kansas City’s parks and boulevards system had a budget of a little over $7 million […]


    Giving thanks amid a pandemic

    November 24th, 2021
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    By Michael Bushnell What Americans celebrate today as Thanksgiving is traditionally tied to a three-day feast involving the Pilgrims after […]


    Mid-Continent Airlines, The Chief Route North and South

    November 17th, 2021
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    By Michael Bushnell In today’s world of multi-billion dollar airline mergers and acquisitions, it’s difficult to conceive of a small […]


    Help him through the game, 10¢ a day will do it.

    November 10th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News In observance of Veteran’s Day, we bring you this circa 1919 postcard dedicated to raising funds […]


    A century of service

    November 3rd, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher These two black and white postcards from roughly 1940 show Assumption Parish and Convent located in the […]


    Historic Northeast’s American Legion Fountain

    October 27th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News This is the second Historic postcard in a two week series spotlighting the American Legion Convention […]


    Centennial approaches for Liberty Memorial site dedication

    October 20th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher This week we begin a two-card Historic Postcard series that centers on the dedication of the Liberty […]


    Kansas City’s Hannibal Bridge: a bridge to the city’s future

    October 13th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News This week we offer a circa 1913 Detroit Publishing Phost-Tint postcard showing the original Hannibal Bridge […]


  • The quality of mercy is not strained

    October 6th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher General Hospital, or City Hospital as it was originally referred to, got its start in 1870 on […]


    Half a ton of Blue Bird Smokeless please!

    September 29th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher This week’s historic postcard is a companion piece to our Remember This column that features Reddy Kilowatt, […]


    Up, up and away with Trans World Airlines

    September 22nd, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher Trans World Airlines launched its first jet service on January 25, 1959, between New York-Idlewild and San […]


    Katz pays the tax

    September 15th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher When Isaac “Ike” Katz was 13 years old, he quit school and went to work for the […]


    Whizzo the clown, that’s who

    September 8th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher Who’s always smiling, never sad? It’s Whizzo! Who makes the boys and girls so glad, Whizzo. He’s […]


    Independence Boulevard Christian Church: Over 135 years of bringing the gospel to Northeast Kansas City

    August 31st, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher The congregation of the Independence Boulevard Christian Church (IBCC) was established in 1886 and by the turn […]


    Gateway Arch National Park

    August 25th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher Gateway Arch National Park is a roughly 91-acre national park located on the original site of what […]


    The Great Sand Dunes National Park

    August 18th, 2021
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher Nestled in a valley just to the north of Colorado’s Sangre de Cristo mountain range in Southern […]


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