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121. Football Football Folder contains a souvenir program in the shape of a football for the Kansas vs. Missouri football game held on Thanksgiving Day, 1896, at the Exposition Ball Park. The program contains published photographs...

122. Foothold on History Foothold on History Profile and interview with Robert Shemwell, podiatrist of Harry and Bess Truman. Shemwell became the Trumans' doctor in 1959 when he took over the practice from another podiatrist, Stanley Rowe, at the...

123. Kissick and Son Construction Company Kissick and Son Construction Company File includes a reprint from the Mid-West Contractor, September 2, 1959 issue which features the Kissick and Son Construction Company headed by Lloyd J. Kissick, Sr. and Jr. The article is entitled "The...

124. 'Nature Scarcely ever Formed a More Beautiful Place . . . . ' 'Nature Scarcely ever Formed a More Beautiful Place . . . . ' Overview of the travels of Zebulon Pike's Southwestern Expedition of 1806 through what is now the state of Kansas. The author writes that Pike and his men entered Kansas just north of present-day Fort...

125. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Henry Morrison (1843-1900 ca.), a druggist and former physician in Kansas City with residence at 505 West 16th Street. Native of Maryland coming to Kansas City about 1869 as...

126. Baum Will End Retail Operation: Brokerage Joins H. O. Peet, Stern Bros., B. C. Christopher in KC's Business Baum Will End Retail Operation: Brokerage Joins H. O. Peet, Stern Bros., B. C. Christopher in KC's Business Lore News of the sale and end of George K. Baum & Company, "the last of Kansas City's old-time, locally owned investment firms," founded by George Baum in 1928 and joining other family-owned brokerage firms...

127. 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 G. A. Neal, "assistant prosecuting attorney, Kansas City." Born in Louisville in 1856 and moving to Osceola, Missouri in 1881 before coming to Kansas City in 1890 as a lawyer and...

128. 'Necklace' is a Jewel 'Necklace' is a Jewel Review of of show at Review Studios, 1708 Campbell, by Lynus Young.

129. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Photo and bio of Judge Frederick Gifford, "an attorney of the Kansas City bar," born in Kentucky in 1858 and raised in Iowa, coming to Kansas City in 1884 as a lawyer with "an office at Fifth and Main...

130. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Description of the meat packing business at the Stockyards with a "capacity" of "five hundred cattle and seven thousand hogs per diem."

131. '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.

132. Gay Street Gay Street Entries in the city directory for the street: "Gay street, runs south from Indepencence avenue," and "Charlotte street, runs south from Levee to Independence avenue." Gay Street was the former name of...

133. A Brief History of the Six Mile Territory A Brief History of the Six Mile Territory This article was first printed in the Six Mile Baptist Cookbook. It gives the early history of the area, including notes about the Osage Indians, Fort Osage, Sibley, and what took place in the "six-mile"...

134. '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...

135. 'Throat' Clearing: Several in KC Suspected Felt was Watergate Source 'Throat' Clearing: Several in KC Suspected Felt was Watergate Source Two articles about W. Mark Felt identified as ''Deep Throat'' of the 1970s Watergate scandal that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Felt served in Kansas City as the FBI agent...

136. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Biographical sketch of Francis Moss, "president and general manager of the American Sash & Door Company and also an officer in several subsidiary companies." Born in Wisconsin in 1863 and founding "the...

137. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Reverend J. Earl Cavanaugh, minister at the Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral church and "chaplain at Bishop Spencer Place, a retirement home near Westport," describing his projects...

138. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of David Kemper, "41-year-old chairman and CEO of Commerce" Bancshares, awarded "the 'best banking company' honors" for "the last two years by 'U. S. Banker' magazine."...

139. '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...

140. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Photo and bio of Delevan James Dean, or Delevan Dean, "president of the Baltimore Hotel Company, operating the Baltimore, of Kansas City, and the Connor, of Joplin, Missouri," as well as the Midland Hotel...