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121. Jetta Carleton Jetta Carleton Information about Jetta Carleton, a Kansas City woman author of "The Moonflower Vine," an autobiographical novel about her experiences in growing up around Holden, Missouri. Photo and description of her...

122. '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...

123. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Photo and bio of Drury Underwood (1833-1890), "late contractor, brick manufacturer, and president of the Missouri and Kansas City Inter-State Fair and Exposition Driving Park associations." Native of Saint...

124. 'Accidental' Lawyer Surprised by Top N. A. A. C. P. Post 'Accidental' Lawyer Surprised by Top N. A. A. C. P. Post Photo and biographical article about Margaret Bush Wilson, or Margaret Wilson, a 55-year-old black lawyer of Saint Louis "bec[oming] the first black woman elected board chairman of the National Association...

125. Little Known Industries of Greater Kansas City, 1926-1929 Little Known Industries of Greater Kansas City, 1926-1929 Reprint of a Kansas City Star article from March 11, 1928, about architect A. H. Buckley, of the firm of Buckley and Van Brunt, and his invention of a cooling fan designed as an alternative to "the inharmonious...

126. Friends & Neighbors: Center of Attention Friends & Neighbors: Center of Attention Whether 'poor, controversial or odd,' K. C.'s diverse community groups call Westport Allen Center home.

127. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Photo and bio of James Sumner Otis, or James Otis, a founding partner of "the office of Isaac D. Smead & Co. in Kansas City," school furniture manufacturers. Born in Indiana in 1855 and coming to Kansas...

128. A Portfolio of Local Inventors A Portfolio of Local Inventors Illustrations and descriptions of local inventors and their inventions from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including suspenders developed by firefighter George Hale for carrying "more than 100...

129. A Hat, a Boat, and a Cup Runneth Over A Hat, a Boat, and a Cup Runneth Over Review of sculptural installations at the Kansas City Health Department.

130. Friends & Neighbors: "The Best Hamburger in the World" Friends & Neighbors: "The Best Hamburger in the World" Article about the history and preservation of Kansas City's first drive-in, Winstead's restaurant at Brush Creek on the Plaza, built in 1940 in Art Deco style.

131. Another KC Claim to Fame: Most Graves of Abe's Flames Another KC Claim to Fame: Most Graves of Abe's Flames There are two graves in this area which hold the remains of women who President Abraham Lincoln courted at one time. These women are Sarah Rickard Barret buried in Elmwood Cemetery and Mary Owens Vineyard...

132. Franklin Name to New School: Elementary Unit at 3400 Highland Will Honor Negro Leader Franklin Name to New School: Elementary Unit at 3400 Highland Will Honor Negro Leader Announcement of a new elementary school at 3400 Highland Avenue to be "named the C. A. Franklin school" after Chester Franklin (1880-1955), or C. A. Franklin, an early Kansas City civil rights activist...

133. Balloons over the Lakes Balloons over the Lakes Update of the race in progress.

134. A Walk in the Streets of St. Louis in 1845 A Walk in the Streets of St. Louis in 1845 Reprint of a traveler's street-by-street description of Saint Louis's street scenes in 1845 from the Saint Louis business directory of 1847.

135. John G. Neihardt: The Man and His Western Writings--The Missouri-Nebraska Years, 1921-1973 John G. Neihardt: The Man and His Western Writings--The Missouri-Nebraska Years, 1921-1973 Entire issue of the magazine devoted to the life of author John Neihardt (1881-1973), writer of western American histories (including various "Songs" and a "Cycle") and mountain men, etc. Resident of Nebraska...

136. Gen. Albert Pike's Poems Gen. Albert Pike's Poems Photo and biographical sketch of General Albert Pike (1809-1891), a retired poet, Confederate veteran, and Massachusetts native starting out as a western fur trapper reaching Santa Fe in 1832 and settling...

137. Kansas City: The Way We Were Kansas City: The Way We Were Photo of the hotel, next to the Kansas City Life Insurance Building, in a shot of the intersection of Broadway and Armour Boulevards.

138. Local Calendars Local Calendars File contains calendars primarily published by Wilborn Associates featuring old photos and illustrations of Kansas City.

139. Frederick R. Havens Obituary Frederick R. Havens Obituary Local newspaper obituary for Frederick Randall Havens who died on February 4, 2003. After World War II he worked in the family business, Havens Steel Company, which his father had founded in 1919. He was...

140. Katherine Richardson Katherine Richardson Photos and information on Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson, or Katherine Richardson (ca. 1860-1933), a native of Kentucky and co-founder of Mercy Hospital (later called Children's Mercy Hospital) in Kansas...