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  • Remember This?

    Remember This?

    February 1st, 2023
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  • Swope Park, Col. Thomas Swope’s gift to Kansas City

    December 7th, 2022
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    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
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher When John Warneke arrived in Jackson County, Mo., in 1866, Kansas City’s population barely topped 15,000 souls, […]


    Drive to your gate at the new KCI

    November 23rd, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Fifty years ago this month, on November 11, 1972, Kansas City International Airport opened for the […]


    Missouri Pacific: Route of the Eagles

    November 16th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher Published for the Missouri Pacific–Iron Mountain & Southern Railway, this promotional postcard shows a picturesque view as […]


    Sheffield Car Works, part of the thriving Blue Valley Industrial District

    November 9th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News This week’s historic postcard is once again a companion to our Independence Avenue Community Improvement District […]


    Time to get out the vote!

    November 2nd, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher The November midterm election is next Tuesday and right along with that we’ve got two vintage political […]


    Amusement park, beer garden once stood on the Avenue

    October 26th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Traveling east on Independence Avenue approaching Hardesty today, it is difficult to comprehend that, at one […]


    A Royal treat since 1899

    October 19th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher The roots of today’s American Royal can be traced to 1899 when the fledgling event was referred […]


    Priests of Pallas, Kansas City’s original harvest festival

    October 12th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News In the late 1880s, Kansas City was awash with excitement that it too would soon have […]


  • Electric Park’s favorite band

    October 5th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher This week we celebrate October as Italian Heritage Month by featuring this Electric Park postcard published by […]


    Elmwood Cemetery’s Historic Armour Chapel

    September 28th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News The year was 1871 when Phillip Danforth Armour, in partnership with John Plankington, opened a small […]


    Elmwood Cemetery, welcoming and diverse since day one

    September 21st, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher This week’s Historic Postcard column delves into how Elmwood Cemetery, integrated on all levels, is a reflection […]


    Elmwood’s Gravestone Architecture

    September 14th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News Funerary Art is well represented in Elmwood Cemetery and some of the finest stone carvings can […]


    Elmwood Cemetery celebrates Sesquicentennial

    September 7th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher Welcome to the first of a series of four Historic Postcard columns dedicated to Elmwood Cemetery in […]


    Ford’s Old Winchester plant still a part of Blue River Valley History

    August 31st, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News This week’s Historic Postcard focuses on the upcoming Labor Day holiday and a brief history of […]


    Boulevard Beer remains local favorite

    August 24th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher No Historic Postcard series on the Kansas City beer scene, past or present, would be complete without […]


    Soda Water – the other bottled beverage

    August 17th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Northeast News To date, our Historic Postcard series this summer has focused on Kansas City’s local brewing history, […]


    Goetz Country Club Special, the Bright Beer!

    August 10th, 2022
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    Michael Bushnell Publisher The new $750,000 M.K. Goetz Brewery wasn’t built in Kansas City until 1936, but it’s long, storied […]


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