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1. . ..Presenting Ernest E. Howard: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Ernest E. Howard: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about Delos Johns, 49-year-old head of the Emergency School Committee since its formation in 1947 by the Chamber of Commerce. Also a lawyer and "vice president and general...

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Charles Hawley Nearing, or Charles Nearing, a lawyer born in New York in 1857 and coming to Kansas City in 1885.

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of E. C. Maxwell, a farmer in Jackson County born in North Carolina in 1827 and moving here in 1853

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of General Louis Henry Waters, or Louis Waters, a lawyer born in Kentucky in 1828 and coming to Kansas City around 1880 as a Union Civil War veteran and lawyer appointed as a district...

5. 'Home on the Range' to Stay 'Home on the Range' to Stay Photos and article about the composition of the song "Home on the Range" at Smith Center, Kansas, in 1872 by Brewster Higley. Description of the song's origins being forgotten until the 1950s with actions...

6. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of J. S. Whitsett, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1845 and serving the Confederacy during the Civil War.

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of James Stanwood, justice of the peace of Westport. Born in Maine in 1865 and coming to Kansas City (Westport) in 1889 as a clerk for the Kansas City Belt Railroad.

8. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Robert Ingraham, "an eminent lawyer" and "stock dealer" born in Ohio in 1864 and coming to Kansas City about 1883.

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of James Phelps, "deputy county clerk, Independence, Missouri." Born in Illinois in 1855 and moving to Independence in 1885 as a lawyer before aapointed to his present (1896) position...

10. 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' Article describing the life of G. Lawrence Blankinship, Sr., who died at age 92 on December 28, 2005. Blankinship was one of the first African American members of the Kansas City City Council, and was...

11. First Voting Machines in Kansas City First Voting Machines in Kansas City Voting machines were first used in Kansas City on April 6, 1954.

12. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. John Day Wood, or John Wood, "president of the Bank of Independence, Independence, Missouri." Born in Lafayette County, Missouri in 1843 and becoming a physician there in the...

13. 'There's no Such Store Anywhere Else.' 'There's no Such Store Anywhere Else.' Harry J. Epstein Co., a singular hardware store in Kansas City since 1930, carries exotic and unusual hardware. In this article local artists describe their favorite finds.

14. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Henrietta Tainter, "a physician of the eclectic school in Kansas City." Born in Indiana in 1845 and coming here after the death of her husband in Logan, Kansas.

15. Border Star School Border Star School

16. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Robert Yeager, a lawyer born in Kentucky in 1843 and coming to Kansas city in 1867 as a lawyer and Confederate veteran, becoming prosecuting attorney, city counselor, and president...

17. 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward Paul Rodriguez is the 2003 recipient of Commerce Bank's Community Service Award. Rodriguez built his company, Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, from a small start-up business to one of Greater Kansas City's...

18. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Benjamin Records, "a physician of the regular profession." Born in Kentucky in 1834 and moving to Liberty, Missouri in 1878 before settling in Kansas City in 1889.

19. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Ernest Von Quast, a physician born in German in 1853 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1883.

20. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Bennett Clark Hyde, or B. Clark Hyde, "police physician and surgeon, Kansas City, Missouri," born in Cooper County, Missouri, in 1872 and coming to the Kansas City area (William...