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201. A Scholarly Lecture: W. Howard Adams Speaks to Friends of UMKC Library on 'Jefferson Our First Architect' A Scholarly Lecture: W. Howard Adams Speaks to Friends of UMKC Library on 'Jefferson Our First Architect' Account of the speech given by W. Howard Adams, former president of the Jackson County Historical Society and national authority on landscape architecture, about the claims of Thomas Jefferson as the nation's...

202. 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...

203. A Sense of Place in Trenton A Sense of Place in Trenton Grundy County seat celebrates its heritage at Missouri Day Festival.

204. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 One paragraph about the "Pierre Roi" or Peter Roy ferry, one of the first ferries in the Kansas City area.

205. Lewis & Clark's Neglected Stretch of Discovery Lewis & Clark's Neglected Stretch of Discovery Article about the neglect in historical writings of the Missouri discoveries found in the Lewis and Clark expedition, with photos and illustrations.

206. 15 Years of Club Profiles 15 Years of Club Profiles Photo (of the former Club 427) and bibliography or directory of Kansas City jazz clubs (past and present) reviewed since the inception of the Jam magazine in 1986.

207. Lewis and Clark at the Bend of the Missouri River 1804-06: A Spark of Kansas City Lewis and Clark at the Bend of the Missouri River 1804-06: A Spark of Kansas City Article describes the Lewis and Clark expedition experience in this area. Includes quotes from Clark's journal.

208. A Sulgrave Situation A Sulgrave Situation Article about conversion of Sulgrave Apartments to condominiums.

209. A Successful Secretary A Successful Secretary Photo and biographical article about Julien Harvey, secretary of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company. Born in Marshall, Missouri in 1884 and raised in Kansas City before starting out as a reporter...

210. A Successful Organization: Sketch of the Work of the Local W. C. T. U. A Successful Organization: Sketch of the Work of the Local W. C. T. U. Portrait and biographical article about Mrs. Ira Lewis, "for more than ten years president of the local Central union of the Women's Christian Temperance union." History of the union, founded nationally...

211. A Case of Beauty in Municipal Court A Case of Beauty in Municipal Court Profile of Pat Rice, a pretty 20- year-old woman, bringing "glamour to the grim proceedings" of her court work place, with photos.

212. Flour Milling in Kansas City: How Kansas City Grew to be Third Largest Milling Center Flour Milling in Kansas City: How Kansas City Grew to be Third Largest Milling Center History of the flour milling industry in Kansas City including list of working mills and their capacities and Kansas City flour output statistics for 1903 through 1919. Includes photographs of Ismert-Hincke...

213. Linwood Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri Linwood Boulevard Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri Photos and architectural drawings of the Linwood Presbyterian Church at Woodland and Linwood Boulevards.

214. A Suburb from Scratch A Suburb from Scratch A new community is being developed south of Blue Springs, Missouri, on roughly 2,000 acres annexed into the city in 2003. Chapman Farms, being developed by Green Fields Development, is a 'massive undertaking,'...

215. A Beethoven Bash in Kansas City A Beethoven Bash in Kansas City Article about the "four-day commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the death of Beethoven" by Maurice Peress, conductor of the Kansas City Philharmonic, "together with the Nelson Art Museum."

216. '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...

217. Fluoride Devices Will Not Be Sold Fluoride Devices Will Not Be Sold Expensive machines for fluoridating the drinking water to be kept for possible future use.

218. A Brave Band of Brothers Finally Enjoys Some Long-Due Recognition A Brave Band of Brothers Finally Enjoys Some Long-Due Recognition The few surviving members of the WWII Alamo Scouts, forerunners of the Army Special Forces Green Berets, gathered in Kansas City. Article tells of their secret missions behind enemy lines. Robert L. Shirkey,...

219. 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 Frederick Esslinger, "the owner of fine vineyards" and "an improved wine garden" in Westport, born in Germany in 1818 and emigrating to the United States in 1850. Description of his career,...

220. A Bleeding Passion A Bleeding Passion Article profiles artist, Luis Garcia. His "bleedingbrown" website includes a blog, podcast initiative store and manifesto for members of minority groups. His exhibit, "The Chicano Experience", featured...