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41. Local Historical Societies in Missouri: Kansas City Historical Society Local Historical Societies in Missouri: Kansas City Historical Society Description of the "Kansas City Historical Society," organized in "1895, under the name of 'The Early Settlers,' of Kansas City and vicinity" and changing the name in 1897 to the "Early Settlers and Historical...

42. Local Historian Revisits Grim Civil War Episode Local Historian Revisits Grim Civil War Episode Biographical article about historical writer Joanne Chiles Eakin, dealing mainly with aspects of the Civil War era, including her latest book about Order Number 11, with photo.

43. Local Heroes: Ron McMillan Local Heroes: Ron McMillan Photo and biographical description of Ron McMillan, a 47-year-old black anti-crime activist in Kansas City, especially working with drug addicts. Coming to Kansas City in 1988 from New York City and forming... Health care facilities;

44. Local Heroes: Senator Dick Bond Local Heroes: Senator Dick Bond Photo and biographical sketch of Kansas Senator Dick Bond, the first city attorney of Overland Park in 1960, becoming a state senator for Kansas in 1986. Legislators;

45. Local Heroes: Rick Green Local Heroes: Rick Green Photo and bio of Richard Green, Jr., "president and CEO of UtiliCorp United, the company his great-grandfather started [Lemuel Green in 1908]," describing his plans for the progressive utility company... Public utility companies;

46. Local Heroes: Mark Beckhoff and Dan Dye Local Heroes: Mark Beckhoff and Dan Dye Photo and description of Three Dog Bakery co-founders Mark Beckloff and Dan Dye, detailing the growth of their successful dog food company based in Kansas City. Bakeries; Pet food industry; Dogs;

47. Local Heroes: Colleen Hernandez Local Heroes: Colleen Hernandez Photo and bio of Colleen Hernandez, a 47-year-old (in 1995) "executive director of the Kansas City Neighborhood Alliance" starting in 1985, working to improve financial aid in local housing and increasing... Neighborhoods;

48. Local Heroes: Bert and Bill Berkley Local Heroes: Bert and Bill Berkley Photo and biographical sketches of Bert Berkley and his son Bill Berkley. Description of Bert's career as a civic activist, including reorganization of the United Way in the early 1970s and leading the... Envelopes;

49. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Reverend Emanuel Cleaver II, mayor of Kansas City, discussing positive and negative opinions of several of his civic involvements, such as the Brush Creek corridor, the unrealized projects...

50. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of Reverend J. Earl Cavanaugh, minister at the Grace and Holy Trinity Episcopal Cathedral church and "chaplain at Bishop Spencer Place, a retirement home near Westport," describing his projects...

51. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of James Mobberley, "one of the country's hottest classical [music] composers" and "the Kansas City Symphony's first composer-in-residence" at the age of 37 while "teaching...

52. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and description of Barbara Unell as the 41-year-old "publisher of 'Twins' magazine" and promoter of a local school "kindness" campaign.

53. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of H. Dean Jernigan, "a veteran biology teacher" with experimental methods "at the Summer Enrichment Programs at Shawnee Mission South High School" at the age of 50 in...

54. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Reverend Robert Meneilly, founder of "the Village Presbyterian Church" in Prairie Village, Kansas, in 1947, retiring in 1994 at the age of 69. Review of his career,...

55. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and bio of the still-active 80-year-old Elbert C. Cole, describing his career starting in 1972 as minister at the Central United Methodist Church and becoming founder of "the first Shepherd's Center...

56. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical sketch of William Dunn, Sr., "the chairman of J. E. Dunn Construction Company" and frequent chairman of United Way charity programs and homelessness task forces, "including the Don...

57. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Roger Naber, 41-year-old co-founder of "the nationally acclaimed Kansas City Blues Society" and the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, as well as co-owner of "the...

58. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Reverend Thomas Savage, 44-year-old "president of Rockhurst College" and a Jesuit priest. Former architecture student becoming a civic activist and later co-chairman...

59. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of David Kemper, "41-year-old chairman and CEO of Commerce" Bancshares, awarded "the 'best banking company' honors" for "the last two years by 'U. S. Banker' magazine."...

60. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Cynthia Levin, "the Unicorn Theatre's producing artistic director" since about 1978, born about 1954 and "[g]rowing up in an arts-loving family in Washington, D. C.,...