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161. Building a First Class Bank: The Story of United Missouri Bank Building a First Class Bank: The Story of United Missouri Bank Book about the history of the United Missouri Bank and other banks of the Kemper family of Kansas City, starting with William Thornton Kemper, Sr., or William Kemper (1865-1938), with photos and illustrations,...

162. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Photo and bio of Randal Hunter, "city chemist" starting in 1887. He was born in Ohio in 1855 and came to Kansas City in the 1870s with the "profession of analytical chemist" and "professor of chemistry...

163. Back in Business with Blass: Designer Talks About the Changing World of Fashion Back in Business with Blass: Designer Talks About the Changing World of Fashion Michael Vollbracht, a former Kansas City man who assumed directorship of Bill Blass March 2003, returned to Kansas City with a one-day Blass trunk show at Halls. Article reviews Vollbracht's success with...

164. Jewish Community Jewish Community File containing materials related to the history of the community in Kansas City

165. Lewis and Clark's French Passport: A Prequel to the Corps of Discovery Lewis and Clark's French Passport: A Prequel to the Corps of Discovery This article describes the unsuccessful attempt in the 1740s of the French family Verendrye in trying to find the western route to the Pacific Ocean. The similarities between the later Lewis and Clark...

166. John Dillinger Killing John Dillinger Killing Front page of the paper about the killing of John Dillinger (1903-1934), "public enemy number one," by federal agents in Chicago.

167. Jim Bridger's Store Still Stands? Jim Bridger's Store Still Stands? Article about the store building used for Jim Bridger's business in Westport in the mid-1800s, bought from Cyprien Chouteau, still standing at 504 Westport Road next to Boone's Trading Post, with speculations...

168. About Us About Us

169. Local Church to Celebrate 90th Anniversary Local Church to Celebrate 90th Anniversary Article about 90th anniversary celebration of the First Baptist Church Westside, 801 Avenida Cesar A. Chavez.

170. A New Home: Veterans Group Renovates Former Church on Union Hill A New Home: Veterans Group Renovates Former Church on Union Hill Color photos and text showing the renovation of the former Presbyterian church at 3027 Walnut St. for use by the Vietnam War Veterans. Owned by the Vietnam Veterans Support Foundation and called Union...

171. Kansas History Kansas History

172. AC28 Sumner High School Photograph Finding Aid AC28 Sumner High School Photograph Finding Aid The collection contains one photograph showing the 1949 graduating class of Sumner High School in Kansas City, Kansas.

173. Generosity Lifts KC, Even in Hard Times Generosity Lifts KC, Even in Hard Times Much of the philanthropic money in the area comes from the estates of famililies like the Halls and the Kauffmans, little-known widows and businessmen, and from top corporations like Sprint and H & R Block....

174. A Retiring School Leader Is Cited for Long Service A Retiring School Leader Is Cited for Long Service Biographical article about Miss Barbara Henderson, "becoming director of elementary education in 1948" in Kansas City, a native of Wichita, Kansas, starting as a teacher there and coming to Kansas City...

175. Another Charter Chance Another Charter Chance Article concerns Kansas City charter revisions which are to be voted on in August. "Sitting on 1.7 acres of park property, the Fire Alarm Exchange Building at 22nd and Gillham has been for sale for years....

176. A Vast Museum Expansion Plan A Vast Museum Expansion Plan Story about the elaborate and extensive additions to the Kansas City Museum at the R. A. Long estate, proposed by the museum's founding director, John Ripley Forbes, or John Forbes.

177. Fred Boxley Fred Boxley Biographical sketch of Fred Boxley, "numbered among the most successful and able practicing attorneys in Kansas City" and "serving as Jackson county counselor," born in Butler, Missouri, in 1877, listing...

178. Branding Irons Branding Irons

179. A Thousand Tongues Burn and Sing A Thousand Tongues Burn and Sing Review of photography show at Grand Arts.

180. American Institute of Architects Guide to Kansas City Architecture & Public Art American Institute of Architects Guide to Kansas City Architecture & Public Art Book filled with photos, maps, and descriptions of numerous structures of architectural significance in Kansas City including buildings, residences, and public art works and including newer buildings up...