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221. Adult Education Adult Education File containing a paper on the 1930s adult education program in Kansas City (written by Florannah Welsh), started in 1934 by the Kansas City School District for foreign born parents of Kansas City students...

222. Extracts from Wesley Browning's Journal Extracts from Wesley Browning's Journal Mention of L. B. Stateler, David Kinnear, N. Talbott, and Wesley Browning among others as missionaries at the Methodist Shawnee Mission.

223. Fire Devastates Church Again Fire Devastates Church Again Church founded in the 1870s in Westport by two brothers, one a former slave. Located at Mill and 40th Terrace. Moved to 508 West 43rd Street in 1938-1939. Heavily damaged by fire in 1987 and again on February...

224. 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 Booklet about the current and past Possum Trot festivals arranged to raise funds for historic preservation in the city.

225. AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid AC20 Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection Finding Aid The Matthew W. Washington Photograph Collection contains photographic prints and negatives showing African American life in the Kansas City metropolitan area between 1949 and 1962.

226. 'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her 'I Have to Be Both of Us': Roberta Lord Is Completing the Artworks on Which She Collaborated with Her Late Husband, Dale Eldred Photo and biographical article about Roberta Lord, an engineer and sculptor working on the completion of her late husband Dale Eldred's sculptures, residing next to the Kansas City Art Institute.

227. Adelbert Haines Adelbert Haines Biographical sketch of Adelbert Haines, or A. S. Haines, "General Produce Commission Merchant, 416 Delaware Street," opening his store in 1868 upon arriving in Kansas City, also running a dairy.

228. African Americans - Group African Americans - Group File contains lists of famous Kansas City African American citizens, "black pioneers", etc. filed under heading "Group".

229. A Treasure Hunt Full of Thrills A Treasure Hunt Full of Thrills Article about the Kansas City Museum's educational program.

230. Address of Col. Samuel N. Wood: The Pioneers of Kansas Address of Col. Samuel N. Wood: The Pioneers of Kansas General reminiscences of Colonel Samuel Wood about the early history and establishment of the state of Kansas, including the border warfare period, struggles over slavery, etc., from the 1850s to the 1870s,...

231. African American Bibliographies African American Bibliographies File contains various bibliographies dealing with numerous African American topics. Includes several done by the Kansas City Public Library including those done by the Film Department, Literature Department,...

232. Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters Table of distances on the Missouri River from Saint Louis to various points upstream including Arrow Rock, Lexington, Sibley, Liberty, Wayne City, "Kansas" or Kansas City, Parkville, Fort Leavenworth,...

233. About Town About Town Article about the jazz or ragtime song "Twelfth Street Rag," written in 1897 by Euday Bowman while walking along 12th Street at Main. Biographical information about the ragtime music composer from Texas...

234. Explosion of the Steamboat Saluda: Tragedy and Compassion at Lexington, Missouri, 1852 Explosion of the Steamboat Saluda: Tragedy and Compassion at Lexington, Missouri, 1852 The steamship Saluda exploded on April 9, 1852. The estimated 80 - 100 deaths made it the worst such disaster on the Missouri River. A substantial number of the ship's passengers were Mormons starting...

235. African Americans in Kansas City African Americans in Kansas City

236. Addenda Addenda Collection of the "gold mine of errors" in a book review about the Platte River Road with several mistaken references to pioneer Kansas City and Westport names and places, including the name of Westport...

237. African Americans in Literature African Americans in Literature File contains a copy of the poem "Toussaint L'Ouverture: Chateau de Joux, 1803," by Edward Arlington Robinson, reprinted in the November 30-December 4, 1931 issue of Current Literature.

238. Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality Article by Harbourne Belcher of the firm of Shepard & Belcher, architects of Kansas City, about addressing the needs of "domestic architecture," giving examples in the Country Club District and Mission...

239. Executive Roundtable: A Group of Kansas City's Foremost Business Figures Survey the Year Ahead and Spot Executive Roundtable: A Group of Kansas City's Foremost Business Figures Survey the Year Ahead and Spot Some Economic Peaks and Valleys. .. Interview of some of "Kansas City's foremost business figures," including "John Anderson, president of Farmland Industries, Inc.," with photos and descriptions of projected business for 1979.

240. Ada Zimmerschied Ada Zimmerschied Obituary for Miss Ada Zimmerschied, a teacher and principal for 49 years in the Kansas City School District before dying in 1956.