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41. A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission Description of the marriage of Reverend Thomas Johnson in 1830 to Miss Sarah T. Davis Johnson, or Sarah Johnson, of Clarksville, Missouri, in 1830, and mention of his brother, Reverend William Johnson....

42. A Sketch of the Boone-Bent Families A Sketch of the Boone-Bent Families Narrative article about the friendship between William Bent and Albert Boone and their families, by the author, a grandson of Albert G. Boone.

43. A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 Photos and article about the history of Jackson County historic preservation, "specifically the preservation of historic buildings, sites and structures," and especially growing since the 1960s. Definitions...

44. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street Mention of "the James Mansfield store" at 415 East 3rd Street as one of the few remaining antebellum houses still standing on 3rd Street.

45. Famous Majors Home Faces an Uncertain Future Famous Majors Home Faces an Uncertain Future Article includes history of the home and questions about its possible preservation for historical posterity.

46. A Story of the Development of the Parks and Recreation Department Published on the Occasion of Its Diamond A Story of the Development of the Parks and Recreation Department Published on the Occasion of Its Diamond Jubilee: 1892-1967 Listing of the various parks in the city in 1967 with photos, history, and descriptions.

47. '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...

48. 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' Article describing the life of G. Lawrence Blankinship, Sr., who died at age 92 on December 28, 2005. Blankinship was one of the first African American members of the Kansas City City Council, and was...

49. A Roof over Their Heads A Roof over Their Heads Article about the canvases and related military fabric production done in Kansas City for the war effort.

50. '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...

51. 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture Photos and biographical article about David Hunt, a 43-year-old art teacher at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and artist with a warehouse studio next to Lidia's restaurant on Baltimore Avenue, specializing...

52. First Overhaul on Brush Creek First Overhaul on Brush Creek The paving of the creek bed began in November 1935, at a cost originally estimated at $1,395,000, and at one time employed 1,647 WPA workers. Concrete was laid eight to 10 inches thick and 70 feet wide....

53. Abstraction is Alive, Well and Prospering in Kansas City Abstraction is Alive, Well and Prospering in Kansas City Review of group show at Joseph Nease Gallery.

54. A. Judah as a Sportsman: The Theatrical Manager Had Fished around the World A. Judah as a Sportsman: The Theatrical Manager Had Fished around the World Obituary article about Abraham Judah, a prominent theater manager coming to Kansas City in 1883 and fishing during his final 15 summers in Maine.

55. A Time Line for the Settlement of Kansas A Time Line for the Settlement of Kansas A listing of dates with related events for the history of Kansas beginning in 1600 and ending with 1885. For example: 1744 - French build Fort Cavagnial near present site of Fort Leavenworth; closed 1764....

56. A Theater Name Shift: Title of Mainstreet Changed to the Missouri A Theater Name Shift: Title of Mainstreet Changed to the Missouri Article about the name change of the Mainstreet Theater to the Missouri Theater upon its purchase by the RKO company.

57. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

58. A Taste for History A Taste for History History of several area restaurants including the Savoy Grill, The New York Bakery & Delicatessen, Dixon's Famous Chili in Independence, Accurso's Italian Restaurant & Catering, Arthur Bryant's Barbeque,...

59. A Tale of Two Cities A Tale of Two Cities Article profiles two towns named Edgerton, both near Kansas City. Edgerton, Kansas is thriving because of suburbanites seeking small town life while Edgerton, Missouri is just surviving.

60. A Swedish Christmas in Westport A Swedish Christmas in Westport Formerly known as the Swedish Baptist Church at 39th Terrace and Broadway Boulevard, retaining old Swedish traditions.