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221. A Post Card from Old Kansas City A Post Card from Old Kansas City Photo of 1937 Plaza Christmas lights, used as a post card.

222. A Most Unusual Gathering: The 1913 Semi-Centennial Memorial Reunion of the Survivors of Quantrill's A Most Unusual Gathering: The 1913 Semi-Centennial Memorial Reunion of the Survivors of Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence Article about the reunion of survivors of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence 50 years afterwards, with photos, illustrations, and recollections about the event by the survivors.

223. '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...

224. John Johnson John Johnson One page about the second legal mayor of the city, John Johnson (1816-1903), trained as an architect in England and becoming designer of the Broadway Hotel, later called the Coates House, in 1857 at 10th...

225. John C. Gage John C. Gage Photo and obituary for John Cutter Gage, or John Gage (1923-2000), dying on June 6, 2000, the son of former Kansas City Mayor John B. Gage. Description of his career as a World War II spy, lawyer, farmer,...

226. ''Upper Room'' and Urban Campus Fill Neighborhood Niche ''Upper Room'' and Urban Campus Fill Neighborhood Niche St. Louis Catholic Church at 60th and Swope Parkway purchased a former Masonic Temple in 1944. The Parish's "Upper Room" provides a variety of educational and recreational opportunities to area youth....

227. 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.

228. Art, Commerce Collide in Quandary Art, Commerce Collide in Quandary Two paintings by Kansas artist Birger Sandzen are in the possession of the Kansas City, Kansas School District. The paintings were purchased by the senior class of 1922 and 1938 and for many years hung...

229. Laundry Break-Ins Threaten Lives Laundry Break-Ins Threaten Lives Article about the "series of laundry room break-ins" at various apartment buildings on Gladstone Boulevard and Bellefontaine Avenue, robbing laundry machines and creating explosion hazards.

230. John Doniphan John Doniphan Photo and bio of John Doniphan, "legislator, lawyer and historian," born in Ohio in 1826, and moving in 1848 to Liberty and then Weston, Missouri. Description of his career after the war, becoming "the...

231. Laundry Run by One Family 75 Years Laundry Run by One Family 75 Years Excerpts from a booklet by John Spence entitled " An Example of Free Enterprise in the Heart of America, 1896-1971," about the history of the Faultless Laundry founded (as the Crescent Laundry) by Samuel...

232. John Douglas Patrick John Douglas Patrick File contains llustrations and information on artist John Douglas Patrick, or John Patrick (1863-1937), painter of the award-winning "Brutality" and native of Pennsylvania residing in Kansas City at 1512...

233. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships Illustrated article about the history of several early Jackson County settlements and institutions, including Hickman Mills, New Santa Fe, Red Bridge, early land grants, early churches and schools, etc.,...

234. Friends of the Library Friends of the Library Photos and information on the Friends of the Library charitable organization for library fund-raising with book sales, etc.

235. Following the Santa Fe Trail Following the Santa Fe Trail Book details out sections of the Santa Fe Trail giving history and what to visit as you travel along the way today. Includes sections on Independence, Westport, Fort Leavenworth, Raytown, Kansas City including...

236. Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Photo and description of Dr. Michael Loren, a physician and author of a nonfictional book called "The Road to Virtue: Resolutions for Daily Living."

237. John Campbell John Campbell Bio of John Campbell and his wife Charlotte, expeditionists and frontierspeople from England, as well as builders of the so-called finest house in Kansas City of the 1850s-1860s, the "Campbell house,"...

238. Katharine Renken Katharine Renken Biographical article about Katharine Renken, honored for 40 years of service at the Immanuel Lutheran school.

239. For Members Only For Members Only Club established in 1980 mainly for professional women but open to everyone, located at 1020 Central Street.

240. Kansas City Gives Immigrants a Chance to Start Over Kansas City Gives Immigrants a Chance to Start Over Article about recent immigrant groups that are transforming the face of Kansas City. Subjects include Daniel Fikru (Ethiopian), owner of the Blue Nile restaurant, Somali student, Shaku, Arthur Gadelov...