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101. A Trapper's Tale: The Exciting Life of S. E. Ward Half a Century Ago A Trapper's Tale: The Exciting Life of S. E. Ward Half a Century Ago Biographical article about Seth Ward, a western trader and real estate investor of Westport and Independence, Missouri, featuring details of his Rocky Mountain career starting in 1838.

102. 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...

103. Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Mention of James Hunter as the purchaser of a tract of land in the Kansas City area around 1840 from John McCoy. Also mention of Abraham Pallette, owner of another local piece of land purchased from him...

104. A Visit by King Peter: Former Yugoslav Monarch in Surprise Call A Visit by King Peter: Former Yugoslav Monarch in Surprise Call Photo and biographical article about King Peter II of Yugoslavia, appearing unexpectedly in Kansas City on March 11, 1959 on a "tour of this country to find more American sponsors for displaced Yugoslavs."...

105. A Visit to the Shawnee Methodist Mission in Shawnee Mission, Kansas A Visit to the Shawnee Methodist Mission in Shawnee Mission, Kansas Manuscript (number 6) about the history of the Shawnee Methodist Mission for the Shawnee Indians in present-day Johnson County, Kansas, established in 1830 by Thomas Johnson.

106. '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.

107. A Walking Tour in Old Ste. Genevieve A Walking Tour in Old Ste. Genevieve Article about the tourist and historic site of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri, settled in the 1700s on the Mississippi River, with photos and map of old homes on a walking tour of the town.

108. Firefighting a Family Tradition Firefighting a Family Tradition Photo and biographical article about Harley Tompkins, Jr., or Tony Tompkins, a "35-year-old fireman" and former policeman, Jackson County deputy sheriff, and music store salesman residing at 1521 Hardesty...

109. '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.

110. A Successful Exposition A Successful Exposition Description and photos about the "second Manufacturers' Exposition. ..even a greater success than the first."

111. Facts, Figures, and Information about Kansas City, Missouri Facts, Figures, and Information about Kansas City, Missouri Comparisons of 1846, 1871, and 1899 real estate values and population, along with some notable features of Kansas City, e.g. schools, railways, packing, conventions, agricultural implements, etc.

112. '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...

113. Firefighters' explosion Firefighters' explosion A 3 volume collection of photocopied newspaper articles, primarily from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times, detailing the November 29, 1988 blast that killed six Kansas City firefighters and the...

114. 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....

115. Fascism Fascism

116. A Vast Museum Expansion Plan A Vast Museum Expansion Plan Story about the elaborate and extensive additions to the Kansas City Museum at the R. A. Long estate, proposed by the museum's founding director, John Ripley Forbes, or John Forbes.

117. Farmland Closes Lawrence Plant While Taking Kansas City Subsidies Farmland Closes Lawrence Plant While Taking Kansas City Subsidies Discusses the tax-subsidied headquarters of Farmland Industries in Kansas City and the simultaneous dismissal of Farmland workers in the Lawrence, Kansas plant.

118. Fire Department is Wired over System Fire Department is Wired over System Article describes new "Hi-tech" computer-aided dispatch system that helps the Fire Department respond more quickly to calls and keep better records.

119. A Pictorial Historian A Pictorial Historian Brief article describing a George Catlin exhibit on loan (from the Smithsonian American Art Museum) to the Museum of the American West in Los Angeles from the Smithsonian Institution from Jun 4-August...

120. A Promising Legacy A Promising Legacy Article describes the vision for coverting the historic Paseo YMCA building into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research Center, in honor of the Negro Leagues legend who passed away October 6, 2006....