• Northeast Newscast

  • Remember This?

    Remember This?

    May 24th, 2023

  • Marysville key stop on Oregon Trail, Pony Express

    March 29th, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher Every spring between the years 1841 to 1857, immigrants gathered in towns along Missouri’s western border to begin […]

    Newspapers essential to community vitality

    March 22nd, 2023

    This real photo postcard spotlights Mr. Roy Powell, former Publisher of the Holt Rustler and the Gower Rustler, two weekly […]

    Dining and Dancing at Sni-a-bar gardens

    March 15th, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher No publisher’s mark exists on this card postmarked Feb. 18, 1938, which shows the Sni-A-Bar Gardens in Kansas […]

    Scarritt Building dominates early KC Skyline

    March 8th, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher The Scarritt Building was built in 1907 by the Scarritt Estate Company, formed in 1903 by the children […]

    Mellier Place: an up and coming subdivision of the early 20th century

    March 1st, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher Around the turn of the 20th Century, it was not uncommon for local photo-postcard companies to go door-to-door […]

    Blossom House, Union Depot key to West Bottoms Economy

    February 22nd, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher The Blossom House Hotel was opened at 1048-50 Union Ave. in 1882 by Major George Newton Blossom to […]

    The Living Flag

    February 15th, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher This extremely rare, hand-colored postcard depicts the Living Flag presentation done under the auspices of the Women’s Christian […]

    Swope Park, an admirable site for the country’s best zoo

    February 8th, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher “Kansas City cannot be a metropolitan area without a quality zoological garden,” said Barron Fradenburg, founding partner of […]

    Reclaiming West Terrace Park

    February 1st, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher West Terrace Park was one of Kansas City’s first parks, originally proposed by landscape architect George Kessler in […]

  • Kansas City, a national leader in flour milling

    January 25th, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher This week, we feature a promotional postcard for the Southwest Milling Company showing the company’s A and B […]

    Ice Wagons once a staple of daily neighborhood life

    January 18th, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher Seventeen carloads of 8-inch ice, direct from the Nemaha River near Lincoln, Nebraska were received in this city […]

    Kansas Statehood dates to First Territorial Capitol

    January 11th, 2023

    Michael BushnellPublisher This week’s Historic postcard is a C.T. American Art Blue-Sky postcard published by E.D. Zellner of Junction City, […]

    Hotel Plaza popular with Railmen of the day

    January 4th, 2023

    Michael Bushnell Publisher This Linen era postcard published by The Allis Press of Kansas City shows The Plaza Hotel located […]

    Blue Valley Creamery Wants Your Cows!

    December 28th, 2022

    Michael Bushnell Publisher This week, we offer this advertising postcard from the Blue Valley Creamery Company, spotlighting three of the […]

    Christmas at the Wornall House

    December 21st, 2022

    Michael Bushnell Publisher This week’s Historic Postcard is a Chrome era postcard depicting Christmas at the Wornall House. The house […]

    There’s nothing like a downtown Christmas

    December 14th, 2022

    Michael Bushnell Publisher This promotional postcard was published by Kansas City-based postcard publisher James Tetirick, located at 619 W. 33rd. […]

    Swope Park, Col. Thomas Swope’s gift to Kansas City

    December 7th, 2022

    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Swope Park was a donation to the City of Kansas City made by Col. Thomas Swope, […]

    Warneke’s TipTop: A Kansas City icon

    November 30th, 2022

    Michael Bushnell Publisher When John Warneke arrived in Jackson County, Mo., in 1866, Kansas City’s population barely topped 15,000 souls, […]

  • Want articles sent directly to your inbox each week? Subscribe below!
    We respect your privacy and will not distribute your information.