Editor Bella here. In honor of Earth, Wind, and Fire’s iconic song “September,” we’re reflecting on iconic late-September moments in Kansas City history with a little help from the Kansas City Public Library.
On (and around) this day:
2006 | The Liberty Memorial (World War I Museum & Memorial) was designated a national historic landmark by the US Department of the Interior.
1949 | The Association of Women Broadcasters of the National Association of Broadcasters held a luncheon at the historic Muehlebach Hotel.
1934 | “Else Paulson” roses were blooming at the Nelson Gallery of Art (Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art).
1922 | Construction was underway for the American Royal Building.
1906 | Electric Park was preparing decorations for its Corn Carnival in the East Bottoms.