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61. Firefighter's Firefighter: George C. Hale Firefighter's Firefighter: George C. Hale Biographical article about George Consider Hale, or George Hale (1850-1923), Kansas City's second fire chief from 1882 to 1902, following Colonel Frank Foster, during an era when "[c]onflagration [fire]...

62. Faces of the Past Faces of the Past Photo and description of Sarah Snow, "the first woman" to run for mayor of Kansas City in 1975 against Charles Wheeler (unsuccessfully). City Council member from 1967 to 1975 "represent[ing] the growing...

63. Firebrand In a Powder Keg: Nathaniel Lyon in St. Louis Firebrand In a Powder Keg: Nathaniel Lyon in St. Louis Nathaniel Lyon's life story is retold at the beginning of this article, setting the scene for his involvement in the Kansas-Missouri border troubles and in the early part of the Civil War in Missouri....

64. Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy On the hill side just west of Mill Creek boulevard, near Forty-third street was a fine spring, the water supply of the [McCoy] family. The branch from it furnished water for the stock. This brook followed...

65. A Question of Control A Question of Control Biographical article about Dan Quisenberry, ace relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals baseball team.

66. Family Heirloom Family Heirloom Article features the Alaskan Fur Company and owners Myron Wang and his daughter Missy Wang Smart. Alaskan Fur Company is one of the oldest fur retailers in Kansas City, enduring through three generations....

67. A Reminder of What Small Towns Can Be: Downtown Clinton, Mo., Is a Model of Reclaimed History A Reminder of What Small Towns Can Be: Downtown Clinton, Mo., Is a Model of Reclaimed History Photos, map, and article about Clinton, Missouri (county seat of Henry County and named for DeWitt Clinton), a town 75 miles southeast of Kansas City "honored as an 'All-American City,' one of 10 cities....

68. '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...

69. '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.

70. A Real French Connection A Real French Connection Article describes a 1997 performance of Karrin Allyson at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Club at the Hotel Meridien Etoile, Paris. Allyson's "near-native pronunciation of French lyrics coupled with soulful renditions...

71. 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...

72. A Page of War History: Hot and Bloody Skirmishes Near Kansas City A Page of War History: Hot and Bloody Skirmishes Near Kansas City Review of the battle scenes and burial sites of Civil War fighting.

73. A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City Article about the Civil War diary of "Thomas B. Bullene [or Thomas Bullene], a prosperous Kansas City dry goods merchant," written in 1874 and covering the events from May 1, 1863, to October 23, 1864,...

74. 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies File containing a photo and obituary for Johnnie Taylor, "a soul singer whose crossover appeal gave him his biggest hit in the disco era." Born in Arkansas about 1938 and raised in Kansas City before becoming...

75. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Photo and bio of Ancel Collins, "numbered among the progressive real-estate dealers of Kansas City," residing at 4800 Independence Avenue and born in Kentucky in 1926, the son of Michael Collins. Description...

76. 'Give 'Em Hell, Mayor Davis!' 'Give 'Em Hell, Mayor Davis!' Photos and article about one day in the life of Kansas City Mayor Ilus Davis, with insights on his activities and discussions of various civic issues of the late 1960s, following the race riots.

77. A Roof over Their Heads A Roof over Their Heads Article about the canvases and related military fabric production done in Kansas City for the war effort.

78. '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...

79. A School That Once Was A School That Once Was Author describes his experiences as a student at Southwest High School, located at 65th and Wornall. Article includes a description of an "unwritten caste system" that existed in the school's first four...

80. A Sensation in Society: Miss Berenice Scarritt and W. E. Royster Marry at Glasgow A Sensation in Society: Miss Berenice Scarritt and W. E. Royster Marry at Glasgow File containing a photocopy of an article about the wedding of Miss Berenice Scarritt to William Royster, "the Kansas City agent of the Mobile & Ohio railroad here." Description of their elopement made...