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121. A National Register Update A National Register Update Update of the National Register after the one-year hiatus of the organization, with two residential districts and two buildings.

122. A touch of Guatemala in Westport. A touch of Guatemala in Westport. Article discusses Central American Textile Company in Westport, owned by Jane E. Piper.

123. A Promising Legacy A Promising Legacy Article describes the vision for coverting the historic Paseo YMCA building into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research Center, in honor of the Negro Leagues legend who passed away October 6, 2006....

124. A Trapper's Tale: The Exciting Life of S. E. Ward Half a Century Ago A Trapper's Tale: The Exciting Life of S. E. Ward Half a Century Ago Biographical article about Seth Ward, a western trader and real estate investor of Westport and Independence, Missouri, featuring details of his Rocky Mountain career starting in 1838.

125. A Pictorial Historian A Pictorial Historian Brief article describing a George Catlin exhibit on loan (from the Smithsonian American Art Museum) to the Museum of the American West in Los Angeles from the Smithsonian Institution from Jun 4-August...

126. 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"...

127. 'Maccabeat!' Musical a Jewish Holiday Alternative 'Maccabeat!' Musical a Jewish Holiday Alternative As part of the first Kansas City Crossroads Musical Theater Festival, Theater League will present a staged reading of Mark Edelman's new musical "Maccabeat!". Edelman is president of the Theater League...

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

129. '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...

130. Farmers Urged to Enter Commodities Futures Market Farmers Urged to Enter Commodities Futures Market Photos and biographical article about Walter Middlecamp, "vice-president here for Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc." as a stockbroker and cattle rancher "on his Crooked River Ranch near Lawson,...

131. Faring Well with Food: The Lewis and Clark Expedition Faring Well with Food: The Lewis and Clark Expedition Article describing the diet of men on the Lewis and Clark expedition. Includes recipes for berry pudding, venison, and squash.

132. About Town About Town Biographical article about Phyllis Pehr, a music composer of the "Queen's Coronation March" for the American Royal, awarded for "Variations on an Israeli Theme," and residing at 7126 Charlotte Street.

133. A New Commission Firm A New Commission Firm Photos and article about the "George Holmes Live Stock Commission Company" and its president, George Holmes, and other workers with offices in the Live Stock Exchange Building. Description of George's...

134. Fact or Fiction? Fact or Fiction? Biographical article about Therese Park, author of the novel "A Gift of the Emperor" about forced sex for Japanese soldiers in occupied Asia during World War II. Born in Korea in 1941 and serving as a...

135. A. E. Hyer, Sr. A. E. Hyer, Sr. Obituary for A. E. Hyer, Sr., former treasurer of the C. H. Hyer & Sons boot factory in Olathe, Kansas, dying at the age of 74 on August 30, 1970.

136. A Visit to the Shawnee Methodist Mission in Shawnee Mission, Kansas A Visit to the Shawnee Methodist Mission in Shawnee Mission, Kansas Manuscript (number 6) about the history of the Shawnee Methodist Mission for the Shawnee Indians in present-day Johnson County, Kansas, established in 1830 by Thomas Johnson.

137. '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...

138. A. A. Nicol Heating and Plumbing Company A. A. Nicol Heating and Plumbing Company Entry describing in brief the operations of the business at 7 East 13th Street.

139. About Real Estate About Real Estate File containing a biographical article about Ralph Myers, an architect for Kivett & Myers and winner of "the annual Arnold W. Brunner scholarship" with residence at 6700 Granada Lane.

140. A WPA Road Tour A WPA Road Tour Author travels Tour Six in the Missouri WPA Guide, driving U.S. Highway 60 from Charleston to Neosho. Article includes facts and information about Missouris WPA American Guide tour book (page 26).