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Flood in Kansas City, Missouri and Vicinity, August 12-13, 1982

Description: Purpose and scope: This report has been prepared to document these significant floods for future hydraulic and hydrological planning; to provide streamflow information required for orderly development of river basins where the hazard of extreme flooding exists; and to further the general hydrologic knowledge available for Missouri rivers and streams. Streamflow data in the report include peak stages and discharges, flood hydrographs, flood-crest profiles, flood volumes, and flood-frequency information. Descriptions of the storm and of the damages resulting from these floods are given.
Date: 1983
Creator: Becker, Lawrence D.; Alexander, Terry W. & Waite. Loyd A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Hat

Description: Hat of gray and cream brocade and black velvet. The high, domed crown is formed of cream and gray brocade, in a stylized pattern of geometric lines and floral forms, recalling Chinese patterns. The oval brim is set off-center, turning up high at front and only slightly at back. Set on the brim are three black velvet bows. The upper side of the brim is of the brocade, while the underside is lined in black velvet. The inside of the crown is lined with a black satin. Retailer's label is sewn inside crown: "Egner / 501 Gordon & Koppel Bldg / Kansas City".
Date: 1910
Creator: Egner
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Evening Pumps

Description: Pair of evening pumps of black satin with silver kidskin leather embellishments. The shoes are designed with rounded toes, with uppers cut back at sides to almost form D'Orsay style pumps. The uppers are edged in silver kidskin leather, and the single ankle strap is of same leather, fastening on outside edge with single domed white glass button. Applied to back and heels of shoes are silver kidskin leather cut-outs of floral form. 2" heels are somewhat set-in, and taper slightly to base. Stamped inside: "Made For / Peacock Shop / Kansas City, MO. Handwritten inside: "X29133 / 32"
Date: 193u
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Pumps

Description: Pumps of red leather and clear vinyl. Designed with broadly rounded toe, the shes have uppers primarily made of clear vinyl edged with red leather. Open heels, with red leather back strap across heel. 1-1/2" heel. Brand stamped inside each: "Kelly Acord" Handwritten in shoes: "5B / 66523 / 40-101"
Date: 1964/1969
Creator: Woolf Brothers
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Boots

Description: Pair of boots or "High Button Shoes" of gray/very pale blue leather. The shoes, designed with pointed toes rounded at the tips, lace closed along center front with laces 16 holes high. The high heels are rounded at sides and back, tapering to center and flaring back out at base, and are curved at front. The sole is of tan leather. Shoes are lined in matching leather and off-white cloth. Retailer's stamp on lining: "Byrn's Boot Sh [partly illeg] / Kansas City"
Date: 1908/1910
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Receipt, May 31, 1912]

Description: Receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is for a month's rent at E. A. Lowry's property, 3333 Montgall. The property was located in Kansas City, Missouri. The rental agreement was between Claude D. White and Lowry. It is dated May 31, 1912.
Date: May 31, 1912
Creator: Lowry, E. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt, December 11, 1925]

Description: Receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is for a month's rent ending on December 25, 1911, at E. A. Lowry's property, 3333 Montgall. The rental agreement was between Claude D. White and Lowry.
Date: December 25, 1911
Creator: Lowry, E. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt, July 25, 1912]

Description: Receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is for a month's rent at E. A. Lowry's property, 3333 Montgall. The rental agreement was between Claude D. White and Lowry. It is dated July 25, 1912.
Date: July 25, 1912
Creator: White, Claude D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Receipt, June 25, 1912]

Description: Receipt from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The receipt is for a month's rent at E. A. Lowry's property, 3333 Montgall. The rental agreement was between Claude D. White and Lowry. It is dated June 25, 1912.
Date: June 25, 1912
Creator: Lowry, E. A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Investigation of the Kansas City Hyatt Regency Walkways Collapse

Description: Report issued by the National Bureau of Standards over investigations conducted on construction failures of two suspended walkways in a Kansas City hotel. Details of the investigation are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: May 1982
Creator: Marhsall, Richard D.; Pfrang, E. O.; Leyendecker, Edgar V.; Woodward, K. A.; Reed, R. P.; Kasen, M. B. et al.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Skirt Suit

Description: Skirt suit ensemble. A) Jacket in dark gold wool crepe. Single breasted with two large, circular plastic buttons and bound buttonholes. Notched collar. Long, set in sleeves with single, smaller matching, functioning button with bound buttonhole. Lined in matching, dark gold silk satin. Weighted hem. Designer's label at center back neckline: "Norman Norell / New York" Retailer's label on left side seam: "Woolf Brothers" B) Skirt in dark gold wool crepe. A line with two large patch pockets at sides. Left side zipper closure with two large hook & eyes on waistband. Lined in dark gold silk. Handwritten style number tag on inside right seam: "5486-607-12" Union label on inside left seam
Date: unknown
Creator: Norell, Norman
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Undated postcard from M. Dorothy Dodd to Mary Moore]

Description: A postcard from M. Dorothy Dodd in Kansas City, Missouri, to Mary Moore. Dodd writes to say that she left Gallatin and hopes to enjoy the "western atmosphere" in Kansas City. She mentions that all are well in Gallatin, and that "Sister" is recovering from a long illness. The postcard, postmarked September 6, is addressed to Mrs. Mary A. Moore in Fort Worth, Texas, Box 52.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dodd, M. Dorothy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Birdie McGee McKinley to Mary Ann Moore, December 7, 1913]

Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Birdie McGee McKinley and is addressed to Mary Ann Moore. In this letter, McKinley updates Mary Ann on her family's well-being as well as Alice's family and other kin in the area. She discusses the weather, notes that Christmas is almost here and she is not ready, as well as details that Will has been ill with tonsillitis for several days. She mentions the lot is nice and that Ruth and Frank will have a good time playing together, as Frank has no children other that the Franklin children to play with. She notes that she saw a moving picture with Alice and Frank Griffin and she was also able to see a play with Will. She states that they have killed hogs and she wishes that Moore and the White family could be there to enjoy bones and sausage. She details how excited Frank was for the snow on Sunday and notes how he is preparing decoration for Christmas. She notes the gifts Frank will receive for Christmas, discusses the cost of living , and mentions that the war (WWI) is terrible. She closes by noting that she wishes that she could write more often, but the children keep her so bust all the time. She notes that Moore and the White family must write her soon.
Date: December 7, 1913
Creator: McKinley, Birdie McGee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Postcard to Mary Ann Moore, December 29, 1913]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. In this postcard, a family member from Gallatin thanks Mary for her remembrances and the little shoes. She expresses her wish to have them with the family in Gallatin this Christmas, but notes that they are having a good time and hopes the same for Mary and her family. She notes that she will write again soon to Moore and family. (The lower left side of the card is torn off, therefore the sender's name remains unknown as well as the information in those sentences.)
Date: December 29, 1913
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Claude D. White and Family, March 24, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Mr. Claude White and family in Fort Worth discussing the White family's recent move from Kansas City to Texas. It also includes a poem. The letter is written on stationary with a photograph at the top captioned "The Old Homestead." There is a man standing with horse in front of a house in the photograph.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Peterson, Sylvanus
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Envelope for Linnet Moore White, June 5, 1913]

Description: This is a document from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is an envelope addressed to Mrs. C. D. White (Linnet Moore White) and the sender's name is unintelligible. Linnet Moore White is living in Kansas City, MO when the envelope was addressed.
Date: June 5, 1913
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter to Claude D. White, June 21, 1911]

Description: Letter to Claude D. White. He says that Claude must be too busy to write, but it should get easier for him. He asks questions about collectors, a grocery, about Mother W., how Hermes is doing? He thinks they will have a good business this month, but the rain might make them close their doors. He expects the board of directors to write him, if not he will write Claude. He sends his regards to Claude's wife and baby.
Date: June 21, 1911
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Cora Robertson to Mrs. Linnet White, April 3, 1912]

Description: Letter to Mrs. Linnet White. She mentions how busy she is. She hopes Mrs. Chambers will be of help with Irene. She still needs to sew dresses for the girls for their vacation. She found out that Marguerite had surgery. She hopes Linnet is doing well. She wants a picture of her mother with the baby. She mentions how everyone is doing. She plans to go to Florida for the winter. She talks about her fruit. She want to see them and ask that they write soon.
Date: April 3, 1912
Creator: Robertson, Cora
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections