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101. Fair Housing Now Law Fair Housing Now Law Approval of a housing ordinance prohibiting discrimination due to race, gender, etc.

102. A Very Upscale Appeal A Very Upscale Appeal Story about the Kirkwood development located near the Country Club Plaza at 49th and Wornall. It is to be a very upscale, affluent condominium area. Article includes a color photocopy of the model of the...

103. Facelift Follies Facelift Follies Presents a brief history of the Folly Theater and describes upcoming renovations to the structure.

104. 'Old Clay Is Some Punkins' (A History of Clay County) 'Old Clay Is Some Punkins' (A History of Clay County) Short description of Washington Dale, referred to as the oldest Missourian at 109 years old, living in Clay County in 1821 and in Kansas City during the Civil War emancipation.

105. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company Brief history of "the furniture establishment of Abernathy, North & Orrison" of Kansas City started in about 1868 at 549-551 Main Street, surviving the panic of 1873 and becoming a "successful and promising...

106. Fire Department is Wired over System Fire Department is Wired over System Article describes new "Hi-tech" computer-aided dispatch system that helps the Fire Department respond more quickly to calls and keep better records.

107. A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas City Photos and biographical article about Andrew Victor Stevenson, or Andrew Stevenson, "eighth president of Penn Valley Community College," a black native Kansas Citian, and graduate of Lincoln High School....

108. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. Entry for Viking Refrigerators, Incorporated, with the history of the company founded in 1904 by Walter S. Dickey, who also "manufactured miles of clay pipe for the town's water and sewer system and was...

109. F. X. Aubry and His Crazy Bet F. X. Aubry and His Crazy Bet Story of "the fastest trip ever to be ridden over that [the Santa Fe] trail by foot and horseback" in the summer of 1848 by Francis Xavier Aubry, or Francis Aubry (1824-1854), traveling from Santa Fe to...

110. A Visit by King Peter: Former Yugoslav Monarch in Surprise Call A Visit by King Peter: Former Yugoslav Monarch in Surprise Call Photo and biographical article about King Peter II of Yugoslavia, appearing unexpectedly in Kansas City on March 11, 1959 on a "tour of this country to find more American sponsors for displaced Yugoslavs."...

111. A Vast Museum Expansion Plan A Vast Museum Expansion Plan Story about the elaborate and extensive additions to the Kansas City Museum at the R. A. Long estate, proposed by the museum's founding director, John Ripley Forbes, or John Forbes.

112. Farmland Closes Lawrence Plant While Taking Kansas City Subsidies Farmland Closes Lawrence Plant While Taking Kansas City Subsidies Discusses the tax-subsidied headquarters of Farmland Industries in Kansas City and the simultaneous dismissal of Farmland workers in the Lawrence, Kansas plant.

113. Firemen in Jail: Chaos Reigned in Kansas City Firemen in Jail: Chaos Reigned in Kansas City Photo and article about the labor strike of Kansas City firefighters in 1980, resulting in the jailing of 700 of their total 850 and related issues and problems.

114. 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies File containing a photo and obituary for Johnnie Taylor, "a soul singer whose crossover appeal gave him his biggest hit in the disco era." Born in Arkansas about 1938 and raised in Kansas City before becoming...

115. 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture Photos and biographical article about David Hunt, a 43-year-old art teacher at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and artist with a warehouse studio next to Lidia's restaurant on Baltimore Avenue, specializing...

116. '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...

117. 'Possum Trot' Gazette, 1838-1978 'Possum Trot' Gazette, 1838-1978 Photo of Sally Rand, a performer in Kansas City in 1978 "at the Newly Restored Loew's Midland Theater" for the sesquicentennial of the Town of Kansas.

118. A Tribute to George W. Lehr A Tribute to George W. Lehr File containing an annual report from 1987 for the Teamsters Health and Welfare and Pension Funds with photos and obituary for George Lehr (~1937-1988), "Executive Director of the [Teamster Pension] Funds"...

119. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

120. Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Mention of James Hunter as the purchaser of a tract of land in the Kansas City area around 1840 from John McCoy. Also mention of Abraham Pallette, owner of another local piece of land purchased from him...