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141. Gas Industry Gas Industry

142. A Panoramic View of the "Lost Townships," Part II A Panoramic View of the "Lost Townships," Part II Second in two-part article about the histories of former townships surrounding Kansas City, some of which later becoming incorporated, such as Grandview, Holmes Park, Martin City, and Dodson. Description...

143. Katherine Hall "Kitty" Wagstaff Katherine Hall "Kitty" Wagstaff Obituary for Kitty Wagstaff who died October 21, 2003. Kitty served as president of the auxiliary and a member of the Board of Directors for Saint Luke's Hospital, as well as chairman of the Jewel Ball...

144. A Song Fit for The King A Song Fit for The King On the 26th anniversary of the death of Elvis Presley, this article recalls the first song recorded by Presley, My Happiness. The lyrics were written by Kansas Citian Betty Peterson Blasco.

145. Arthur Taylor Arthur Taylor Biographical sketch of Arthur Taylor, a lawyer with offices in the Battery Block in Independence, Missouri, born in Canada in 1893.

146. A Visit to the Matthews-Cogswell Tavern Near Buckner, Mo. A Visit to the Matthews-Cogswell Tavern Near Buckner, Mo. Manuscript (number 18) about the history of the tavern, "built in 1855 or 1857," started by Cogswell and inherited by his son-in-law Matthews.

147. 'She Got the Job Done': Millionaire Hudson Dies 'She Got the Job Done': Millionaire Hudson Dies Biography of Mary Hudson, "a self-made multimillionaire who succeeded in a man's world of oil, land and cattle." Her oil company was established in 1933 at 25th and Broadway Boulevard and grew until Hudson...

148. Jesse Vineyard Jesse Vineyard Photo and bio of Jesse Vineyard, former president of the Kansas City Bar Association, Missouri Bar Association, and Kansas City Athletic Club. Born in Weston, Missouri in 1870 and raised in Kansas City...

149. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community Biographical sketches of William Chick and his wife, Ann Chick, "among the first five" members of "the first Methodist Society" in Kansas City, arriving in Missouri from Virginia in 1821 and in Westport...

150. For the Future of Kansas City For the Future of Kansas City Description of the Kansas City Power & Light Company power plant in the "East Bottom Wilds" between the Kansas City Southern Railroad tracks, the Missouri River, Euclid and Scott Avenue, including its...

151. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Photo and bio of William Sitlington, Jackson County sheriff since 1888, born in Virginia in 1853 and coming to Kansas City about 1871.

152. A New Home for Frank L. Severance A New Home for Frank L. Severance Illustration and caption about the new house of Frank Severance, "treasurer of the Irving-Pitt Manufacturing Company, being built at 629 West [57th Street Terrace," designed by architect John Van Brunt....

153. Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Photos of the estate at Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, Missouri, owned by lumber magnate Robert A. Long and made famous largely by his daughter, Loula Long Combs, "a horsewoman of national renown."

154. Kansas Jayhawking Raids into Western Missouri in 1861 Kansas Jayhawking Raids into Western Missouri in 1861 Illustrations and article about the Kansas Jayhawking raids into western Missouri in 1861, including the Kansas City area.

155. Frank's Hall Brought Controversy Frank's Hall Brought Controversy Article about the history of Frank's Hall at 5th and Main Streets in Kansas City in the 1860s and possibly the 1850s, bringing welcomed but sometimes controversial theatrical entertainment, including the...

156. 'Bird's Return to the Vine 'Bird's Return to the Vine Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...

157. Kansas City: From "Les Etats Unis d'Amerique Kansas City: From "Les Etats Unis d'Amerique Tour of Kansas City by a French journalist and his observation of the city's booming growth at the time and optimistic outlook.

158. Kansas City: Dizzy Directionals Kansas City: Dizzy Directionals Review of work by Kansas City artists such as Myrna Burks, Dan Younger, and Susan Bercu, et al.

159. A Winter Scene out of the Past A Winter Scene out of the Past Illustration and caption about the painting by artist Gale Stockwell of the barn (torn down by 1969) "on the farm of Stuart Perkins, realtor and developer of the Briarcliff addition" in Clay County, Missouri....

160. A Worthy Enterprise A Worthy Enterprise Possibility of landing a space shuttle at Kansas City International Airport.