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81. Kansas City, Mo., Just Missed a Water Famine Kansas City, Mo., Just Missed a Water Famine Article about the inundation of the Water Department's Turkey Creek pumping station by the 1951 flood, nearly leading to a total lack of water supply for the city, with map.

82. Kansas City, This Is Your Life: 10 Events That Molded Who We Are Kansas City, This Is Your Life: 10 Events That Molded Who We Are Illustrations and description "of Kansas City's top 10 defining moments: (1) the Ice Age and its shaping of Kansas City's terrain as "the West Coast of the country"; (2) Missouri statehood in 1821; (3)...

83. A Setback for the Waterways Movement A Setback for the Waterways Movement Article discussing various aspects of an improved Missouri River channel between Kansas City and Saint Louis, among other parts of the river, and its economic impacts in relation to railroad freight and...

84. 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 Booklet about the current and past Possum Trot festivals arranged to raise funds for historic preservation in the city.

85. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri Biographical sketch of William Warner, "member of Congress from the Fifth Congressional District." Born in Wisconsin in 1839 and coming to Kansas City as a lawyer and Union Civil War veteran before becoming...

86. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture Photo of the Boone's Trading Post building at 500 Westport Road, built around 1853 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

87. A Statistical Look at Twentieth-Century Misssouri A Statistical Look at Twentieth-Century Misssouri Article compares Missouri in 1900 and 2000 through statistics.

88. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Biographical sketch of George Bunting, "president of the Bunting-Stone Hardware Company, of Kansas City," a native of Galveston, Texas, raised in Tennessee, and starting work as a traveling salesman, founding...

89. A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001

90. Focus/Midwest Recommends: Organize Ghetto Residents to Control Civil Disturbances Focus/Midwest Recommends: Organize Ghetto Residents to Control Civil Disturbances Paper about riot control and prevention methods in the wake of the 1968 race riots.

91. A Branch Office for Pitney-Bowes, Inc. A Branch Office for Pitney-Bowes, Inc. Illustration and caption about the new building for the Pitney-Bowes office supply store to be built at 3239 Broadway Boulevard.

92. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. Entry for Viking Refrigerators, Incorporated, with the history of the company founded in 1904 by Walter S. Dickey, who also "manufactured miles of clay pipe for the town's water and sewer system and was...

93. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Photo and description of the first city hall for the consolidated city of Kansas City, Kansas, built in 1911.

94. Historic Westport Historic Westport Photo and biographical article about Charles Raber, a western freighter operating out of Westport from 1860 until the building of the Kansas Pacific Railroad through Denver in 1868. Born in Switzerland...

95. Fort Osage: An Incident of Territorial Missouri Fort Osage: An Incident of Territorial Missouri Essay about the policies of President Thomas Jefferson to protect the Louisiana Purchase territory against foreigners following the Lewis and Clark expedition, with forts along its border, especially Fort...

96. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views Photo of the "residence of A. P. Barton, 3332 Troost Ave."

97. '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...

98. For Bill Vaughan, a Spotted Fawn For Bill Vaughan, a Spotted Fawn Profile of Bill Vaughan, the editor and writer of the humorous "Starbeams" column.

99. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Mention and biographical sketch of "James Findley[Findlay] of Westport," a clerk at the Delaware Crossing of the Kansas River at Wyandotte, Kansas, in 1858 and "an Indian Trader" with the Delaware and...

100. 11th Street West Historic District 11th Street West Historic District