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81. . ..Presenting E. W. Phelps: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting E. W. Phelps: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month Biographical article about Edward Phelps, "president of the unusual and exclusive Kansas City Saddle and Sirloin Club" and "manager of Swift & Company's Kansas City plant," arriving in Kansas City about...

82. 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies 'Philosopher of Soul' Johnnie Taylor Dies File containing a photo and obituary for Johnnie Taylor, "a soul singer whose crossover appeal gave him his biggest hit in the disco era." Born in Arkansas about 1938 and raised in Kansas City before becoming...

83. Big Blue River Flood Big Blue River Flood Information about the flood of the Big Blue River in 1961.

84. 'Last Supper' Finds Home: Sculpture in Image of Famous Painting Comes Back to KC Church 'Last Supper' Finds Home: Sculpture in Image of Famous Painting Comes Back to KC Church News about the new "permanent home at Country Club Christian Church" for the sculpture of "The Last Supper," by sculptor Domenic Zappia, dying in 1964, about two years after finishing the sculpture, "the...

85. . ..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...

86. Bicentennial Theme: Society's Summer Gathering at Drumm Farm Bicentennial Theme: Society's Summer Gathering at Drumm Farm Article about the program, at the Andrew Drumm Institute farm in Independence, awarding "owners of trees 'that were living that Revolutionary year, 1776,'" including at least two trees in Jackson County...

87. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of William Jamison, a lawyer born in Pennsylvania in 1858 and coming to Kansas City in 1886, becoming prosecuting attorney of Jackson County.

88. Bibliography on African Americans Bibliography on African Americans First of two files containing various bibliographies of books and other materials by and about African Americans held by the Kansas City Public Library "Social Science Department."

89. Big Blue River Big Blue River Short description of the Big Blue River, called in 1804 the "Blue Water River" by Lewis and Clark on their exploration of the Louisiana Territory.

90. '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,...

91. 1998 Sierra Club Sprawl Report: 30 most sprawl-threatened cities. 1998 Sierra Club Sprawl Report: 30 most sprawl-threatened cities. Kansas City ranks number five amongst the ten most sprawl-threatened cities, according to a report from the Sierra Club. It has more freeway lane miles per car than any other city in the country.

92. Betty Peck Betty Peck Obituary for Betty Peck, a Kansas City airplane pilot and wife of Frank Robert Peck, dying in Honolulu in 1960.

93. $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House Brief description of William Brace, or W. J. Brace, "chairman and president of the Gleaner-Harvester Corporation" and "one of Kansas City's earliest automobile dealers and distributors, associated with...

94. . ..Presenting L. Russell Kelce: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting L. Russell Kelce: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Biographical article about L. Russell Kelce, "chairman of the Chicago Great Western Railroad." Raised in Pittsburg, Kansas and coming to Kansas City in 1931 "as vice president in charge of operations"...

95. . ..Presenting M. Lee Marshall: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting M. Lee Marshall: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about M. Lee Marshall, "America's Number One Baker, a transplanted Kansas Citian who is the country's largest buyer of flour" as "Chairman of the board of the Continental...

96. 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.

97. 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century Chronological history of important Kansas City businesses of the twentieth century, starting in 1900.

98. . ..Presenting Jim Kem: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Jim Kem: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Portrait and biographical article about James Preston Kem, or James Kem, 56-year-old national senator from Missouri and a former "Kansas City lawyer with a comfortable home ina good residential district...

99. 10 Restaurants That Still Matter 10 Restaurants That Still Matter Brief article describing ten classic American restaurants, each deserving "everlasting respect." At number seven on the list is Arthur Bryant's of Kansas City, Missouri, "practically the Statue of Liberty...

100. . ..Presenting Robert L. Mehornay: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Robert L. Mehornay: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month Photo and biographical article about Robert Mehornay, 61-year-old president of the Mehornay Furniture Company and former superintendent of the Kansas City School District. Born in Kansas City in 1888 and...