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81. A Service Program for 705 Miles of Streets A Service Program for 705 Miles of Streets Article about the Public Works Department's Street Repair Section and other sections and their maintenance of Kansas City's 705 miles of streets against floods, snow, and other wear and tear.

82. A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission Description of the marriage of Reverend Thomas Johnson in 1830 to Miss Sarah T. Davis Johnson, or Sarah Johnson, of Clarksville, Missouri, in 1830, and mention of his brother, Reverend William Johnson....

83. A Walk in the Streets of St. Louis in 1845 A Walk in the Streets of St. Louis in 1845 Reprint of a traveler's street-by-street description of Saint Louis's street scenes in 1845 from the Saint Louis business directory of 1847.

84. Fire Prevention Work Fire Prevention Work Entire issue of Kansas Citian devoted to fire safety in honor of the October 9, 1920 Fire Prevention Day. Includes a listing of fire safety events, a parade, and "Fire Clean-up Week;" articles on fire...

85. A Swedish Christmas in Westport A Swedish Christmas in Westport Formerly known as the Swedish Baptist Church at 39th Terrace and Broadway Boulevard, retaining old Swedish traditions.

86. Famous Majors Home Faces an Uncertain Future Famous Majors Home Faces an Uncertain Future Article includes history of the home and questions about its possible preservation for historical posterity.

87. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships Section of the article about the first churches and schools in Jackson County, Missouri, including the following: the Bethlehem Christian Church, founded in 1845; an 1848 school in present-day Grandview,...

88. Fairmount Park Fairmount Park Several photos of the park.

89. Fairyland Park Fairyland Park

90. A War On Civilians: Order Number 11 and the Evacuation of Western Missouri A War On Civilians: Order Number 11 and the Evacuation of Western Missouri Article details the history of the Civil War strife along the Missouri and Kansas border. Order Number 11 issued by the Union forces led nearly twenty thousand people to abandon their homes in the Missouri...

91. A Scholarly Lecture: W. Howard Adams Speaks to Friends of UMKC Library on 'Jefferson Our First Architect' A Scholarly Lecture: W. Howard Adams Speaks to Friends of UMKC Library on 'Jefferson Our First Architect' Account of the speech given by W. Howard Adams, former president of the Jackson County Historical Society and national authority on landscape architecture, about the claims of Thomas Jefferson as the nation's...

92. A Study in Missouri Politics, 1840-1870 A Study in Missouri Politics, 1840-1870 This is a three part article concerning the topic of politics in the state of Missouri leading up to the Civil War and just afterwards. The first article deals with party disruption occurring in the period...

93. A Pioneer Remembers A Pioneer Remembers Autobiographical article about Edmund Lee, a western freighter born about 1841 in West Virginia as "a cousin of General Robert E. Lee" and moving to Sibley, Missouri, in 1853.

94. A Story of the Development of the Parks and Recreation Department Published on the Occasion of Its Diamond A Story of the Development of the Parks and Recreation Department Published on the Occasion of Its Diamond Jubilee: 1892-1967 Listing of the various parks in the city in 1967 with photos, history, and descriptions.

95. Family Business: The Howells, Jesco Resources Inc. Family Business: The Howells, Jesco Resources Inc. Article about the passing down of a family business dealing in manufacture of grease and oil manufacture, established in 1929.

96. A Time Line for the Settlement of Kansas A Time Line for the Settlement of Kansas A listing of dates with related events for the history of Kansas beginning in 1600 and ending with 1885. For example: 1744 - French build Fort Cavagnial near present site of Fort Leavenworth; closed 1764....

97. Fairbanks, Morse & Co. Founded Local Branch 1889 Fairbanks, Morse & Co. Founded Local Branch 1889 Entry describing the Fairbanks, Morse & Company farm implement and machinery maker at 1300 Liberty Street, with such products as conveyors, elevators, and windmills.

98. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

99. A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities Article comparing Kansas City, Missouri, to Houston, Texas, in 1928, pointing out the following prominent urban features of Kansas City: one first-class Union Station, one beautiful war memorial, 550,000...

100. A Theater Name Shift: Title of Mainstreet Changed to the Missouri A Theater Name Shift: Title of Mainstreet Changed to the Missouri Article about the name change of the Mainstreet Theater to the Missouri Theater upon its purchase by the RKO company.