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141. History of Montgomery County, Missouri History of Montgomery County, Missouri Early history of "Boone's Lick Road," "surveyed and laid out in the year 1820. ..from St. Charles to Old Franklin, in Howard County, nearly opposite Boonville." Used prior to 1820 before paving as "[d]oubtless...

142. History of the Kansas City Police Department History of the Kansas City Police Department Book filled with photos of police officers and prominent buildings and city scenes, in addition to business advertisements.

143. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Biographical sketch of James Pringle, "secretary and treasurer of the Western Contracting Company." Born in Kansas City in 1880 and joining his father's construction business.

144. Living with Art and Antiques Living with Art and Antiques Photos and article about the interior decoration of "the Kansas City home [overlooking Loose Park] of Mrs. Kenneth Spencer," widow of the late "industrialist Kenneth Spencer," showing their various antiques...

145. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. Henry Roby, a homeopathic physician in Shawnee County, Kansas, born in Ohio in 1842.

146. Living the Plaza Life Living the Plaza Life Article about the suitability of the Plaza to Jewish people accustomed to urban life in a big city.

147. 63rd Street Trafficway 63rd Street Trafficway Description with photos and history of 63rd Street Trafficway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Swope Parkway to Elmwood Avenue, 0.64 miles long, acquired in 1913.

148. Hometown Beer: A History of Kansas City's Breweries Hometown Beer: A History of Kansas City's Breweries Book about the history of Kansas City breweries from the 1850s to 1999, including issues dealing with beer production and consumption such as Prohibition and the Kansas "dry law" starting in 1881. Deals...

149. 53 Years of Service to One University 53 Years of Service to One University Photo and biographical article about Frederick Peters, retiring at the age of 84 in 1962 as "alumni secretary" and former German teacher as "[g]uest of honor at the 75th commencement of Kansas Wesleyan...

150. Ha Ha Tonka State Park Ha Ha Tonka State Park Article about the history of the Ha Ha Tonka State Park area, just outside Camdenton, Missouri, "tucked away in the Lake of the Ozarks," with photos of the ruins of the Ha Ha Tonka castle and waterfront....

151. Florence Crittenton Mission and Home Florence Crittenton Mission and Home Short summary of approximately the first year's accomplishments of the Florence Crittenton Home for young women out of work or in other trouble. Statistics of improvements and other changes in the 220...

152. Horace Peterson Horace Peterson Peterson, a graduate of Kansas City's Central High School, founded the Black Archives of Mid-America (2033 Vine) in 1974. He was born November 23, 1945, and died in 1992.

153. History of Ray County, Mo. History of Ray County, Mo. Portrait and biographical sketch of Joseph Addison Smith, or Joseph Smith, a farmer and Mexican War veteran born in North Carolina in 1822 and moving to Ray County, Missouri in 1838 with his parents.

154. A Boone County Album, 1820-1971 A Boone County Album, 1820-1971 Photos (of the musician, his sheet music, and possessions, etc.) and bio of John William Boone, or Blind Boone (1864-1927), "a blind Negro pianist" and "the most widely known citizen of Boone County, and...

155. Floods Floods File contains clippings about floods not found in a specific file, i.e. 1993 Flood.

156. A Bomb at the Harlem Night Club A Bomb at the Harlem Night Club Photo and caption about the explosion from "a dynamite bomb" at "the Harlem night club" at 1414 East 15th Street, "believed to be an effort to intimidate the owners into paying extortion money."

157. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas Portrait and description of Wilson Shannon, governor of Kansas Territory succeeding Andrew Reeder in 1855. Born in Ohio in 1802 and arriving in Westport in 1855 before moving to the Shawnee Mission in...

158. How Did Independence Get Its Name? Name Came When "Independence" Was Declared How Did Independence Get Its Name? Name Came When "Independence" Was Declared Article about the origin of the name of the city of Independence, Missouri. Named for (according to this article) the gaining of "independence" of General William McCray and his soldiers from the Indians...

159. History of the Neighborhood History of the Neighborhood History and current description of "the excellent example of the planned residential subdivisions developed by the J. C. Nichols Company," including the Crestwood residential district established in 1919...

160. How Kansas City Emerged As Mid-America's Investment Capital How Kansas City Emerged As Mid-America's Investment Capital The author contends that Kansas City has "emerged as the single most significant center for money management in Mid-continent America". Mentioned are UMB Scout Funds, American Century Investments and Kornitzer...