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21. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

22. Fort Osage, 1808/1827 Fort Osage, 1808/1827 Illustrations and article about Fort Osage, a reconstructed fort on the site of the original (built in 1808 by William Clark) at Sibley, Missouri in northeastern Jackson County.

23. Forty Years Ago in The Star Forty Years Ago in The Star Reprint of an obituary (from September 1924) for Reverend Adams Willis Wagnalls, or Adams Wagnalls, founder of the Funk & Wagnalls encyclopedia company and "the first pastor of the First Lutheran Church...

24. Kansas City Modern: Growing Pains and Pleasures Kansas City Modern: Growing Pains and Pleasures Article about the city of Kansas City in general, highlighting its history of social stratification, with description of the following Kansas Citians, among others: (1) Jay Dillingham, (2) Evan Connell,...

25. Flour Power Flour Power Review of the Big Biscuit.

26. Forty Years Ago Forty Years Ago Article about the Shelley Park, the old cemetery at Locust Street between Independence and Missouri Avenues in 1878.

27. Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur, 1833-1872 Forty Years a Fur Trader on the Upper Missouri: The Personal Narrative of Charles Larpenteur, 1833-1872 Photo and bio of Malcolm Clark (1817-1869), a fur trader of the Rocky Mountains after moving from Indiana and then Texas.

28. 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 Professor George Bartholomew, "the greatest horse educator in the world," describing his career of training and exhibiting horses in Utah and California and Saint Louis, also involved...

29. 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 Ambrose Mann, a farmer in Fort Osage Township of Jackson County, born in Kentucky in 1836 and moving here in 1878.

30. George Webb George Webb Biographical sketch of George Webb, "Manager of Geo. W. Webb & Co." Born in Maine in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in 1904 as a leather belt manufacturer with office at 1331 West 11th Street and residence...

31. Flip Side of the Tracks Flip Side of the Tracks A former Kansas City Southern rail yard located in the River Market area alongside the Missouri River is to be redeveloped with 325 luxury apartments. The Morgan Group wants to acquire the land and do...

32. Fort Osage at Sibley, Missouri Fort Osage at Sibley, Missouri File contains among many other items a portrait of Pierre Chouteau, Jr., the father of Francois Chouteau.

33. Frederick W. Tamblyn Frederick W. Tamblyn Obituary for Frederick William Tamblyn, or Frederick Tamblyn, founder of a penmanship school and testifier as a handwriting expert in trials, dying in 1947.

34. Frank Backstrom Frank Backstrom Photo and bio of Frank Backstrom, "one of Kansas City's first merchant tailors," born in Sweden and "president of the International Custom Cutters' Association of America" and Backstrom-Ferguson tailors...

35. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community Description of Brother Daniel Dofflemeyer, keeper of "a grocery store at the corner of Fifth and Main," living there also as "a local Methodist preacher," associating with fellow Methodist preachers Judge...

36. 'Home on the Range' to Stay 'Home on the Range' to Stay Photos and article about the composition of the song "Home on the Range" at Smith Center, Kansas, in 1872 by Brewster Higley. Description of the song's origins being forgotten until the 1950s with actions...

37. 'Falstaff of Jackson County': Colonel Crisp 'Colossus' to Little Girl 'Falstaff of Jackson County': Colonel Crisp 'Colossus' to Little Girl Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Crisp, a Missouri legislator, told through the author's childhood reminiscences in Independence and Kansas City, recalling Crisp's gargantuan voice, size,...

38. 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 Dr. Benjamin Records, "a physician of the regular profession." Born in Kentucky in 1834 and moving to Liberty, Missouri in 1878 before settling in Kansas City in 1889.

39. Labor of Love Labor of Love Article on Holocaust survivor Sonia Warshawski. Warshawski has recently started visiting local schools, churches, and organizations to speak on her experiences in the Majdanek and Auschwitz concentration...

40. Frank Cromwell Frank Cromwell Photo and bio of Frank Cromwell (1878-1955), mayor from 1922 to 1923, a native Kansas Citian who started work as a surveyor for "Tuttle & Pike, engineers," became a salesman for the W. I. Grush Commission...