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21. 'Home on the Range' to Stay 'Home on the Range' to Stay Photos and article about the composition of the song "Home on the Range" at Smith Center, Kansas, in 1872 by Brewster Higley. Description of the song's origins being forgotten until the 1950s with actions...

22. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of William Howard, or W. B. Howard, a farmer around Lee's Summit born in Kentucky in 1821 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri, in 1842.

23. 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. Benjamin Records, "a physician of the regular profession." Born in Kentucky in 1834 and moving to Liberty, Missouri in 1878 before settling in Kansas City in 1889.

24. 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 Melville Hulse, "city marshal of Independence, Missouri," who was born in Jackson County, Missouri, in 1846 and started out as a freighter and wagon master with Peter Byram in Nebraska...

25. 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 C. L. McDonald, "manager [of the] Missouri Lime & Cement Company, Kansas City," born in Illinois in 1860.

26. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of George Cassell, "one of the respected farmers of Brooking township, Jackson county, Missouri," born in Kentucky in 1837 and moving to Jackson County in about 1847, becoming engaged...

27. Firefighters' explosion Firefighters' explosion A 3 volume collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the November 29, 1988 blast that killed six Kansas City firefighters and the...

28. A Postcard from Old Kansas City A Postcard from Old Kansas City Photo and article about the former Kansas City Veterinary College at the "northwest corner of Lydia Avenue."

29. Fire Starter Fire Starter Article describes Jimmy Oyler, a Johnson County resident who claims that his property, along 83rd Street just west of Lenexa, is free of regulation by government authorities based on past treaties with...

30. A Pennsylvania Family Brings Its Barn to Kansas A Pennsylvania Family Brings Its Barn to Kansas Article about the "cultural transplantation" of Pennsylvania barn styles to Kansas, through such families as the Henrys, with several photos and illustrations.

31. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of J. T. Coombs, "a prominent surgeon," born in Kentucky in 1869 and moving to Kansas City in about 1894.

32. Fashion's Famous: Nelly Don (Mrs. James A. Reed) Fashion's Famous: Nelly Don (Mrs. James A. Reed) Photo and biographical article about Nell Donnelly Reed, or Nell Reed, wife of senator James A. Reed and founder of a clothing store and women's clothing line named after her own nickname, Nelly Don.

33. A Rare Find from Fort Osage A Rare Find from Fort Osage Report of archaeological work at Fort Osage undertaken on February 28, 2003, and the results of the finds, including a "piece of eight," a segment of a silver Spanish 8 real. It also includes a brief overview...

34. A Profile Worth Repeating A Profile Worth Repeating Biographical article (reprinted from the Kansas City Star, August 14, 1932) about Arthur Keene, an architect growing up in Boston and joining the firm of Keene & Simpson in early 20th century Kansas City....

35. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Photo and bio of Thomas Dodds, "superintendent of the streets of Kansas City," born in Ohio in 1855, moving to Scranton, Kansas, as "general manager for the Carbon Coal and Mining Company," and then to...

36. 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. Eleora Norris, a obstetrical physician born in Michigan in 1848 and coming to Kansas City in 1875 with her husband David Norris, a hardware dealer.

37. A Promising Legacy A Promising Legacy Article describes the vision for coverting the historic Paseo YMCA building into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research Center, in honor of the Negro Leagues legend who passed away October 6, 2006....

38. Famous Indians: A Collection of Short Biographies Famous Indians: A Collection of Short Biographies Biography of Wovoka, a leader of western Indian tribes and founder of the Ghost Dance religion in the late 1800s.

39. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

40. A Pop Concert from a TV Studio A Pop Concert from a TV Studio Description of the first television broadcast of the orchestra, done on three local stations from the WDAF-TV studios.