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81. Fire Station 23 Rededicated Fire Station 23 Rededicated Thanks to Kansas City voters who approved a quarter-cent sales tax in August 2001, Fire Station 23 at 4777 Independence Ave. is the latest station to receive upgrades to make it a modern and comfortable...

82. ''All the Camp was Weeping'' George Bent and the Sand Creek Massacre ''All the Camp was Weeping'' George Bent and the Sand Creek Massacre Article gives the history of George Bent, halfbreed son of trader William Bent and his Indian wife Owl Woman, as well as his involvement with the Sand Creek Massacre which happened on November 29, 1864....

83. ''...It Was Founded Upon a Rock'' ''...It Was Founded Upon a Rock'' History of the American Hereford Association with drawing of new headquarters building built at West 11th Street and Jefferson, including floor plans for all three floors. The Association began June 22,...

84. '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.

85. '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...

86. 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' Article describing the life of G. Lawrence Blankinship, Sr., who died at age 92 on December 28, 2005. Blankinship was one of the first African American members of the Kansas City City Council, and was...

87. 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture Photos and biographical article about David Hunt, a 43-year-old art teacher at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and artist with a warehouse studio next to Lidia's restaurant on Baltimore Avenue, specializing...

88. 'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her 'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her Late Husband, Dale Eldred Photo and biographical article about Roberta Lord, an engineer and sculptor working on the completion of her late husband Dale Eldred's sculptures, residing next to the Kansas City Art Institute.

89. Fire Destroys an Old Church: Condemned Building at 1501 Broadway Is in Flames an Hour Fire Destroys an Old Church: Condemned Building at 1501 Broadway Is in Flames an Hour Photo, caption, and article about the destruction by fire of the "2-story stone building at 1501 Broadway, once the home of one of Kansas City's oldest churches." Built in 1902 as "the third home of the...

90. '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.

91. A Kansas City Artist Returns: Van Millett Comes Home from His German Studies a Distinguished Painter A Kansas City Artist Returns: Van Millett Comes Home from His German Studies a Distinguished Painter Portrait and biographical article about "George Van Horn Millett," or George Van Millett ("son of H. B. Millett"), a painter returning from art studies in Europe "to the old home at the corner of Independence...

92. A KC Landmark Goes Overlooked A KC Landmark Goes Overlooked Article marking the 100th year of the Hotel Muehlebach at 12th and Baltimore. First opened in May 1915 on the former site of the old First Baptist Church, the 500-room, 12-story, $2 million hotel quickly...

93. A Kansas City Version of the Ring and the Book A Kansas City Version of the Ring and the Book Illustrations and article about the history of the Irving-Pitt Manufacturing Company founded by promoter Junius Irving and inventor William Pitt and manufacturing spiral-ring notebooks in Kansas City (Pitt's...

94. A Kansas City Novelty Figures Importantly in History of Movies A Kansas City Novelty Figures Importantly in History of Movies Photo and article about Oscar Weisner, the last surviving member in 1939 of the former Hale's Tours movie shows produced by former Kansas City fire chief George Hale. Description of the shows, debuting...

95. 18th & Vine's New, New, New, New Day 18th & Vine's New, New, New, New Day Article describing efforts to develop the 18th & Vine area, including a discussion of retail and restaurant opportunities, as well as residential properties in the neighborhood.

96. Fire Devastates Church Again Fire Devastates Church Again Church founded in the 1870s in Westport by two brothers, one a former slave. Located at Mill and 40th Terrace. Moved to 508 West 43rd Street in 1938-1939. Heavily damaged by fire in 1987 and again on February...

97. 'But, Will This Still be 'Demus?" 'But, Will This Still be 'Demus?" Article describes the past and present of Nicodemus, Kansas. The town was founded in 1877 by about 60 African American families from the Lexington, Kentucky, area who were intent on establishing a "Free...

98. A Knockout, a Beer, a Cigarette: Life in the Ring in Kansas City A Knockout, a Beer, a Cigarette: Life in the Ring in Kansas City Article examining the overall boxing scene in Kansas City.

99. A Kansas City Man Who Is an Authority on Birds: Dr. A. H. Cordier Has Obtained Rare Photographs of Feathered A Kansas City Man Who Is an Authority on Birds: Dr. A. H. Cordier Has Obtained Rare Photographs of Feathered Creatures in All Parts of the World Biographical article about Dr. A. H. Cordier, former surgeon and professor at Kansas City Medical College, retiring from medicine to become a prominent bird photographer, with photos.

100. A Labor of Love A Labor of Love Description of the work of Kansas City club owners to keep the Kansas City jazz scene thriving.