Digital Exhibits

Walt Bodine: Master Broadcaster

Walt Bodine: Master Broadcaster

Vintage broadcasts of a Kansas City institution heard across the airwaves for over seven decades.
View Exhibit

Book of Gregorian Chant

Book of Gregorian
Chant

Analysis of a bound volume of Medieval Latin liturgical music.
View Exhibit

Brush Creek
Follies

Brush Creek Follies

A show that held the #2 spot in the nation among rural music radio programs for 14 years.
View Exhibit

Capitol Records & The Beatles

Capitol Records & The Beatles

Internal memos in the Dave E. Dexter, Jr. Collection.
View Exhibit

Church - KMBC Radio Collection Highlights

Church - KMBC Radio Collection Highlights

Highlights from the Arthur B. Church - KMBC Radio Collection.
View Exhibit

Eight Days
in April

Eight Days in April

The story of the 1968 Uprising in Kansas City.
View Exhibit

Nancy Holmes Corse Diary

Nancy Holmes Corse Diary

Vermont native's diary from 1858-59, with scans of original diary pages & transcripts.
View Exhibit

Leon Jordan Biography

Leon Jordan Biography

UMKC Professor Dr. Robert M. Farnsworth’s manuscript about the murdered black political leader
View Exhibit

Barney Kessel

Barney Kessel

Illuminating a Musical Legacy.
View Exhibit

Musicians Local No. 627

Musicians Local No. 627

1917 African-American musicians union whose members purveyed the Kansas City jazz style.
View Exhibit

Making History

Making History

Kansas City and the Rise of Gay Rights.
View Exhibit

The Pitch: Celebrating 30 Years

The Pitch: Celebrating 30 Years

First published in 1980 as the Penny Pitch, the erstwhile record store at 4128 Broadway in KC.
View Exhibit

Shawnee Sun Newspaper

Shawnee Sun
Newspaper

Minister, Indian missionary, & printer Jotham Meeker issued the first newspaper printed entirely in a Native American language.
View Exhibit

Saxophone Supreme

Saxophone Supreme

The life and music of Charlie Parker.
View Exhibit

Shining a Light

Shining
a Light

21st Century Music From Underrepresented Composers.
View Exhibit

Swing & Sweat: Warren Durrett

Swing & Sweat: Warren Durrett

Student project documenting the well-known & loved bandleader of the Kansas City area for 42 years.
View Exhibit