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161. A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas City Photos and biographical article about Andrew Victor Stevenson, or Andrew Stevenson, "eighth president of Penn Valley Community College," a black native Kansas Citian, and graduate of Lincoln High School....

162. A. Judah as a Sportsman: The Theatrical Manager Had Fished around the World A. Judah as a Sportsman: The Theatrical Manager Had Fished around the World Obituary article about Abraham Judah, a prominent theater manager coming to Kansas City in 1883 and fishing during his final 15 summers in Maine.

163. A. J. Granoff A. J. Granoff Obituary for A. J. Granoff, a Kansas City lawyer dying on January 6, 1970, at the age of 73.

164. 'Old Clay Is Some Punkins' (A History of Clay County) 'Old Clay Is Some Punkins' (A History of Clay County) Short description of Washington Dale, referred to as the oldest Missourian at 109 years old, living in Clay County in 1821 and in Kansas City during the Civil War emancipation.

165. '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...

166. '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...

167. A. Comingo Residence A. Comingo Residence Illustration of "the residence of A. Comingo, Independence, Missouri," in the country, presumably Abram Comingo.

168. About Town: Inventors to Carson Show About Town: Inventors to Carson Show Biographical article about Bill and Zella Burke, "Kansas City inventors and manufacturers of elevating patient-aid items," displayed on television's Tonight Show. Brief description of their founding of...

169. About Town: Poems Recall Her Life in Excelsior Springs About Town: Poems Recall Her Life in Excelsior Springs Biographical article about M. Deborah Ellett, "poetry editor for the City Inner & Outer Magazine which is devoted chiefly to minority affairs and success stories," growing up in Excelsior Springs, Missouri,...

170. Exterior Repairs Scheduled for Westport Library Exterior Repairs Scheduled for Westport Library Photo and description of the Westport Library, or Westport Branch Library of the Kansas City Public Library system, built in 1898 at Wyandotte and Westport Roads and being restored in 1980, originally...

171. Adoption Adoption Articles and information about adoption and adoption searches and records in Missouri.

172. Above a Great Copper Mine: The Kneeling Nun Still Prays for Mercy Above a Great Copper Mine: The Kneeling Nun Still Prays for Mercy Illustrations and biographical article about Daniel Jackling, organizer of the Chino Mining Company at Kneeling Nun Mountain in New Mexico in 1909, born in Bates County, Missouri, in 1869 and starting...

173. Experiences and Observations of a Long-Time Kansas City Realtor Experiences and Observations of a Long-Time Kansas City Realtor Description of the general real estate environment from the 1880s to the 1930s.

174. Excitement in Life of Virginia Harris Thornton Excitement in Life of Virginia Harris Thornton Biographical article about the infancy of Mrs. Virginia Harris Thornton, or Virginia Thornton (104 years old in 1966) and her mother Nellie McCoy Harris, or Nellie Harris (daughter of John Calvin McCoy)...

175. AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid The Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection contains photographic prints and negatives showing African American life in the Kansas City metropolitan area between 1949 and 1962.

176. Abram Comingo Abram Comingo Paper read before the Kansas City Bar Association by James F. Mister on June 13, 1896. Paper includes the personal tributes of several judges and is divided between Comingo's professional life and political...

177. AC22 Gilliam Family Collection Finding Aid AC22 Gilliam Family Collection Finding Aid The Gilliam Family Collection contains correspondence and other documents and photographs concerning the personal lives of the Gilliam family between 1939 and 1947.

178. AC26 Henry Bell Collection Finding Aid AC26 Henry Bell Collection Finding Aid The Henry Bell Collection contains items related to the World War I military service of Henry Bell of Salibury, Missouri, covering the period 1917-1919.

179. AC3 R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School Collection Finding Aid AC3 R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School Collection Finding Aid The R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School Collection contains items related to the activities of faculty and students at R. T. Coles Vocational and Junior High School in Kansas City, Missouri,...

180. Extreme Makeover, FYI Edition Extreme Makeover, FYI Edition The Kansas City Star announced the redesign of the FYI section of the newspaper, a partial result of the brand-new presses in their new building. The size will be smaller and photos crisper. Other changes...