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161. Gardens out of Crinoline Gardens out of Crinoline Photos and article about the flower gardens, landscaping, and fountains at Kansas City residences, including those of J. C. Nichols, Gordon Beaham, Mrs. Homer Reed, and George Collette.

162. Garland Carr Broadhead Garland Carr Broadhead Photo and biographical article about Garland Carr Broadhead, or Garland Broadhead (1827-1912), former assistant state geologist of Missouri and railroad engineer for the Kansas City area. Native of Virginia...

163. Folk: The Story of a Little Leaven in a Great Commonwealth Folk: The Story of a Little Leaven in a Great Commonwealth Photo and article about the political corruption in the Missouri state government with descriptions of several politicians such as Alexander Cochran, "state counselor for the Missouri Pacific" Railroad,...

164. Beacon on the Plains Beacon on the Plains Book with an extensive bibliography of sources about the various Indian missions, Catholic and otherwise, in Kansas, including Osage Mission.

165. Ambition and Avron Fogelman: Is There No Stopping This Man? Ambition and Avron Fogelman: Is There No Stopping This Man? Biographical article about Avron Fogelman, 49 percent owner of the Kansas City Royals baseball team since 1983, engaged in sports team ownership starting in the 1970s, and owner of an "ever-burgeoning...

166. Flowery Face Life: Neosho Learns What Petunias and Marigolds Will Do for a Town Flowery Face Life: Neosho Learns What Petunias and Marigolds Will Do for a Town Photos and article about the beneficial effects of floral decoration in the Ozarks town of Neosho, Missouri (population 5,790).

167. Kansas City Philharmonic Celebrates Anniversaries Kansas City Philharmonic Celebrates Anniversaries Celebration by the Philharmonic of "two important anniversaries--the 25th year since its founding by Karl Krueger, and the tenth year of Hans Schwieger's conductorship."

168. General Maxwell Taylor General Maxwell Taylor Biographical article about General Maxwell Taylor, a military officer growing up in Kansas City. Born in Keytesville, Missouri in 1901 and coming here as a student at Lykins, McCoy, and Ashland Elementary...

169. 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.

170. A Place For Peace: Sculpture, Fountain Symbolize Growing Importance of United Nations A Place For Peace: Sculpture, Fountain Symbolize Growing Importance of United Nations Review of the dedication of the United Nations Peace Plaza in Independence on April 25, 2003. The sculpture of a girl with arms outstretched releasing a dove was designed by Tom Corbin. "The girl serves...

171. A Reinforced Concrete Warehouse A Reinforced Concrete Warehouse Description of the warehouse to be built of reinforced concrete and to be located at Milwaukee Avenue and Central Street on lots 8-12, block 24 of the Goodrich Addition. Miss Sarah M. Shiedley signed a...

172. 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.

173. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Photo and bio of Walter Cravens, president of the Kansas City Joint Stock Land Bank, organized in 1917. Includes a description of his life and career. He was born in Salina, Kansas, in 1882, moved to Kansas...

174. 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 Dr. John Punton, a physician born in England in 1854 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1888.

175. Fliers on Way to Iowa Fliers on Way to Iowa Description of the mock air battle August 28, 1918, conducted by the British-American Flying Mission in its tour across the country to provide the public a better understanding of airplanes and how they...

176. 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....

177. Garrett A. Walsh Dies Garrett A. Walsh Dies Photo and obituary for Garrett Walsh, "75 years old, a prominent insurance man and realtor here" with residence at 4908 West 83rd Street in Prairie Village, Kansas. Native of California, Missouri coming...

178. A Restless Missourian Laid Claim to the West A Restless Missourian Laid Claim to the West File contains an article about Missourian explorer of the West, William Ashley (ca. 1782-1838), in a review of a book about him and his arrival in Missouri territory in about 1802 and serious exploration...

179. KC Stars: Ace of Trumps KC Stars: Ace of Trumps Profile of Kansas City native and national humorist Goodman Ace, starting in Kansas City with the radio show "Easy Aces" in the 1930s and going on to write jokes and scripts for Jack Benny, Danny Kaye,...

180. A Visit to the Matthews-Cogswell Tavern Near Buckner, Mo. A Visit to the Matthews-Cogswell Tavern Near Buckner, Mo. Manuscript (number 18) about the history of the tavern, "built in 1855 or 1857," started by Cogswell and inherited by his son-in-law Matthews.