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101. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Photo and bio of D'Estaing Dickerson, "a prominent physician and surgeon, and president of the Western Medical Surgical Institute of Kansas City," born in New York in 1835 and arriving in Kansas City in...

102. Katheryn the Grate Katheryn the Grate Profile of Jackson County Executive Katheryn Shields, who in the Spring of 2005 faced the "shadow cast by a yearlong federal investigation of county contracting practices."

103. Joe. Amrine: From Death Row to Life (On The Outside) Joe. Amrine: From Death Row to Life (On The Outside) In-depth look at Amrine's first year on the "outside" after facing execution four times for a crime he didn't commit. Explores difficulties of adjusting to life after years in prison.

104. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Description of the Jacob Dold & Son beef and pork packing business at 9th and Liberty Streets.

105. '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...

106. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of Frank Deardorff, a native of the Kansas City area taking over as president of the family lumber business in 1884, moving its location to the former Deardorff Building in 1885, then...

107. '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...

108. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

109. 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End The author in his column reminiscences about that part of the Northeast area known as "Little Italy" named because of the Italian immigrants who settled there. Includes pictures and text of the Badami...

110. John Atkin: the Made and the Unmade John Atkin: the Made and the Unmade Review of ceramic show at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art.

111. Katherine Wheeler Katherine Wheeler Biographical article about Katherine Workman Wheeler, or Katherine Wheeler, personal secretary in 1896 to William Jennings Bryan and wife of Jay Wheeler.

112. A Civil Action A Civil Action Describes the making of the movie "Ride With the Devil", directed by Ang Lee, filmed in the Kansas City area.

113. Fred Jenkins, Sr. Fred Jenkins, Sr. Biographical sketch of Fred Jenkins, Sr., president of the Jenkins Music Company at 1217 Walnut Street, born in Illinois in 1870 as a son of John W. Jenkins, raised in Kansas City, and joining the business...

114. A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission Description of the marriage of Reverend Thomas Johnson in 1830 to Miss Sarah T. Davis Johnson, or Sarah Johnson, of Clarksville, Missouri, in 1830, and mention of his brother, Reverend William Johnson....

115. Little Known Industries in Greater Kansas City, 1926-1929 Little Known Industries in Greater Kansas City, 1926-1929 Article about the "store fixture" chain store and its growth with its clients' growth.

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. Artist, Heal Thyself Artist, Heal Thyself Review of painting show at the Late Show gallery.

118. A Well-Earned Drink A Well-Earned Drink Captioned photograph of the Mary A. Fraser Memorial Fountain located at the Kansas City Zoo. It was recently restored thanks to students who raised $300 in coins. It was placed on the zoo grounds in 1951....

119. John B. Colton John B. Colton Story of the relocation of the grave of Jim Bridger from his farmstead to Mount Washington and the discovery of his grave in about 1904 by John Colton of Kansas City, also "the youngest member of that...

120. John G. Neihardt: A Selected Bibliography John G. Neihardt: A Selected Bibliography Bibliography of nearly "everything that John G. Neihardt wrote during his 92-year lifetime" as a western historian and resident of Missouri and Nebraska, etc., with photos and illustrations of several...