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161. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood

162. 3000 Career Hits: George Brett 3000 Career Hits: George Brett Collectors Edition of the Kansas City Star chronicles life and career of George Brett.

163. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of John Harwood, "senior member of the firm of Harwood & Meredith," born in Kentucky in 1862 and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as a lawyer.

164. First Christian Church First Christian Church Booklet "First Christian Church, Kansas City, Missouri: 140 Years of Mission 1855-1994."

165. 1886 Tornado 1886 Tornado The Lathrop grade school at 6th and May Streets was destroyed by a cyclone on May 11, 1886. 15 children were killed when the belfrey crashed through the roof.

166. First Six Months in Kansas City: Form of Council-Manager Government Adopted; Next Step Is to Apply the First Six Months in Kansas City: Form of Council-Manager Government Adopted; Next Step Is to Apply the Spirit Review of the first six months of the city government under the new council-manager form of government, pointing out improvements but notably weaknesses such as a sininster partisanship and uneven employment...

167. 1886 Tornado 1886 Tornado Information on the destructive tornado of May 11, 1886.

168. 450 Attend Service for Henry Haskell 450 Attend Service for Henry Haskell Funeral notice for Henry Haskell, editor of the Kansas City Star starting in 1928 and author of books about Rome, with a brief review of his career.

169. 'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes 'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes Book review of "Your Kansas City and Mine," a book written in 1950 by William Young about "the Negro in Kansas City during its 100-year history." Aspects and sections of the book are described, covering...

170. 5,000 Miles to the Sneaker 5,000 Miles to the Sneaker Photos and biographical article about E. John Coonjohn, a prominent "Kansas City jogger" expecting "to set the world record for miles jogged in a year: 5,000-plus," by day a 51-year-old civil rights investigator...

171. First Catholic Church First Catholic Church Painting of the first Catholic Church in the city and brief history of Father Nicolas Point's stay in Westport Landing.

172. . ..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."

173. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of John Moore, a farmer in Washington Township of Jackson County, born in Kentucky in 1830 and brought here by his parents in 1839. Description of his father William Moore (ca. 1757-1843),...

174. 46 Years Ago in Life: Once a Queen, Always a Queen 46 Years Ago in Life: Once a Queen, Always a Queen Photos and biographical article about Joanne Warren, former 16-year-old queen of the 1945 "annual ball of the junior Reserve Officers Training Corps, a tradition in Kansas City since 1917. Review of the...

175. 1903: The Great Flood 1903: The Great Flood Article describes the 1903 Flood in Armourdale, the Kansas River bottoms, and the lower areas of the Argentine district. Author believes the primary cause of the 1903 Flood on the Kansas River was its...

176. 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the middle and later career of Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss with his headquarters building still standing at 1908 Main Street and nominated...

177. 'Showboat' Was a King of the Court 'Showboat' Was a King of the Court Article featuring Marland ''Showboat'' Buckner who played basketball with the Colored Ghosts and Harlem Clowns in the 1940s and '50s. Buckner graduated from Lincoln High School in 1945.

178. First Calvary Baptist Church First Calvary Baptist Church File contains "Sesquicentennial History of First Calvary Baptist Church" booklet.

179. . ..Presenting Harry Gambrel: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Harry Gambrel: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Biographical article about Harry Gambrel, "[t]he new presiding judge of the county court, Jackson County, Missouri." Former member of "the Youth Movement in Kansas City" in 1934 before co-founding the...

180. First Buildings First Buildings Includes drawing of the first building.