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121. F. L. Vandegrift Rites F. L. Vandegrift Rites Obituary for Frederick Vandegrift, "former city editor of The Star and veteran Kansas newspaper man," with residence at 3826 Hyde Park Avenue.

122. 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End The author in his column reminiscences about that part of the Northeast area known as "Little Italy" named because of the Italian immigrants who settled there. Includes pictures and text of the Badami...

123. 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...

124. A Treasury of American Song A Treasury of American Song Song lyrics to the "Ballad of Jesse James" by Billy Gashade in an excerpt from a 1943 book not in this library.

125. A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City Article about the Civil War diary of "Thomas B. Bullene [or Thomas Bullene], a prosperous Kansas City dry goods merchant," written in 1874 and covering the events from May 1, 1863, to October 23, 1864,...

126. 'Maccabeat!' Musical a Jewish Holiday Alternative 'Maccabeat!' Musical a Jewish Holiday Alternative As part of the first Kansas City Crossroads Musical Theater Festival, Theater League will present a staged reading of Mark Edelman's new musical "Maccabeat!". Edelman is president of the Theater League...

127. 'Necklace' is a Jewel 'Necklace' is a Jewel Review of of show at Review Studios, 1708 Campbell, by Lynus Young.

128. A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today Photos and biographical article about Mildred Kittell Ray, or Mildred Ray (ca. 1895-1996), known as Mrs. Sam Ray in her articles in the Kansas City Star. The articles started about 1976 and depicted and...

129. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of William Cowherd, "attorney at law," born in Jackson County in 1860, becoming a lawyer in 1882 and mayor in 1892.

130. 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...

131. First [etc.] Annual Report of the Superintendent of Schools for the School Year of 1869-'70 [through First [etc.] Annual Report of the Superintendent of Schools for the School Year of 1869-'70 [through 1980] Annual reports of the Board of Education concerning the Kansas City School District in general, from its first year in 1867 to 1947 and from 1976 to 1980..

132. A Well-Documented Life A Well-Documented Life Photographs and article of artist Sydney Larson, former professor of art at Columbia College where he taught for five decades. He was an apprentice with Thomas Hart Benton, sketching Benton's mural ''Independence...

133. 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward Paul Rodriguez is the 2003 recipient of Commerce Bank's Community Service Award. Rodriguez built his company, Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, from a small start-up business to one of Greater Kansas City's...

134. Factory Showroom Factory Showroom Review of the Cheesecake Factory.

135. 'Nature Scarcely ever Formed a More Beautiful Place . . . . ' 'Nature Scarcely ever Formed a More Beautiful Place . . . . ' Overview of the travels of Zebulon Pike's Southwestern Expedition of 1806 through what is now the state of Kansas. The author writes that Pike and his men entered Kansas just north of present-day Fort...

136. About Us About Us

137. About Town: To Hear Ancient Flutes and Their Histories About Town: To Hear Ancient Flutes and Their Histories Biographical article about Betty Hensley, a flutist and owner of a "famous collection of folk flutes," performing a concert with several types of them at a local church as a former Kansas Citian.

138. F. Kenneth Helsby F. Kenneth Helsby Obituary for F. Kenneth Helsby, retired executive director for the Blue Cross & Blue Shield Insurance Company, dying at the age of 66 on October 30, 1970.

139. About Town: Singles! New Paths for You About Town: Singles! New Paths for You Article about a new singles' club called New Avenues for Singles, not a dating service or religious service but a group for "entertainment and friendship."

140. About Town: Poems Recall Her Life in Excelsior Springs About Town: Poems Recall Her Life in Excelsior Springs Biographical article about M. Deborah Ellett, "poetry editor for the City Inner & Outer Magazine which is devoted chiefly to minority affairs and success stories," growing up in Excelsior Springs, Missouri,...