Kansas City post cards

Arts
3:45 pm
Tue January 29, 2013

'Greetings From Kansas City' Exhibits Golden Age Of Postcards

A post card published by the Hall Brothers Company, founded by the Hall brothers - later of Hallmark Cards.

Long time readers of the Kansas City Star and Times might remember a column by a woman named Mrs. Sam Ray. The columns always featured commentary and a reproduction of an old postcard from Mrs. Ray’s vast collection of cards. They were usually intricately colored historical images of noteworthy mansions, municipal buildings, industry and civic life of Kansas City.

Today, the cards live in the Missouri Valley Special Collections of the Kansas City Public Library and the library is staging an exhibit with them that opened Monday, January 28th.

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