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141. . ..Jean Laffite and Joseph Robidoux . ..Jean Laffite and Joseph Robidoux Portraits and biographical article about the correspondence starting in 1818 between Joseph Robidoux (a Saint Louis businessman and founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri of French descent) and Jean Laffite...

142. Acting in Good Faith: Father Norman Rotert Acting in Good Faith: Father Norman Rotert Photo and biographical article about Reverend Norman Rotert, a "55-year-old priest" at Saint Peter's Catholic Church in Kansas City. Raised in Montrose, Missouri and coming here about 1944 before becoming...

143. First Store House First Store House The first store house in the old town was built by T. A. Smart, in 1839 on the levee, on the site of which is at present a steam cracker factory.

144. '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.

145. . ..Presenting Clarence R. Decker: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Clarence R. Decker: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month Biographical article about Clarence Decker, 42-year-old president of the University of Kansas City, starting there at the age of 33 as "the youngest university president in the United States."

146. A School That Once Was A School That Once Was Author describes his experiences as a student at Southwest High School, located at 65th and Wornall. Article includes a description of an "unwritten caste system" that existed in the school's first four...

147. 'Wall to Wall' Classical 'Wall to Wall' Classical In November, a new hi-def classical station will be a "side band or HD-2, as it's called, to KUDL-FM." It will feature continuous classical music, 24/7. To receive, one will have to invest in a hi-def...

148. . ..Presenting David T. Beals: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting David T. Beals: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about David Beals, president of the Inter-State National Bank, growing up in the family mansion "on the north side of Independence Avenue, between Wabash and Prospect."

149. . ..Presenting Delbert E. Johnson: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Delbert E. Johnson: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Illustration and biographical article about Delbert Johnson, 40-year-old "organizer of the Kansas City May Music Festival," originally coming to Kansas City from his native Indiana in 1945 "as Minister...

150. . ..Presenting E. M. Dodds: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting E. M. Dodds: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about Eugene Dodds, or Ted Dodds, head of the United States Cold Storage Company and "vice president of the American Royal Association." Description of his career and his...

151. . ..Presenting W. T. Grant: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting W. T. Grant: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about William Grant, or Tom Grant, president of the Business Men's Assurance Company with offices in the old B. M. A. Building across from Union Station. Native of Ohio raised...

152. 10 Shining Years For KC Curlers 10 Shining Years For KC Curlers The author in his newspaper commentary column discusses the 10th anniversary of the sculpture atop the pylons at Bartle Hall, often referred to as "hair curlers". The name of the sculpture is "Sky Stations"...

153. First Settler Here Was One of Many Chouteaus Who Helped Build the City First Settler Here Was One of Many Chouteaus Who Helped Build the City Scrapbook contains an article about Francois and Berenice Chouteau, commonly accepted as the first permanent white settlers of Kansas City.

154. 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,...

155. Board of Education: Teachers Selected for the Schools for the Coming Year Board of Education: Teachers Selected for the Schools for the Coming Year Article about the teachers selected for the Westport public schools--Main, Knickerbocker, Penn (also called "colored"), and Troost.

156. 100,000 Come to See Plaza Light Ceremony 100,000 Come to See Plaza Light Ceremony Brighter lights, 152,000 of them, installed following the recovery from the Plaza flood of 1977.

157. Federal Justice in Western Missouri: The Judges, the Cases, the Times Federal Justice in Western Missouri: The Judges, the Cases, the Times Biographical sketch of Judge Richard Duncan (1889~1974), federal judge of western Missouri starting in 1943, born in Platte County, "city counselor of St. Joseph from 1927 to 1930," state representative...

158. A Restless Missourian Laid Claim to the West A Restless Missourian Laid Claim to the West File contains an article about Missourian explorer of the West, William Ashley (ca. 1782-1838), in a review of a book about him and his arrival in Missouri territory in about 1802 and serious exploration...

159. First National Bank of Kansas City First National Bank of Kansas City File contains information on the First National Bank of Kansas City.

160. 'Old Clay Is Some Punkins' (A History of Clay County) 'Old Clay Is Some Punkins' (A History of Clay County) Short description of Washington Dale, referred to as the oldest Missourian at 109 years old, living in Clay County in 1821 and in Kansas City during the Civil War emancipation.