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Local History Index (No Images, Only Citations)
Aerial Views (Curtiss Flying Service)
Business Buildings (Henry Green)
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra
Eldridge Slides of Kansas City
Guadalupe Center Photographs
Guerrillas and Outlaws
Hargrave Photograph Collection
Journal-Post Photographs (Zeldin)
Photographs (General Collection)
Postcards (Mrs. Sam Ray's)
Music - Dance - Theater
Native American & Western Photograph Collection
Nelly Don Photographs
1951 Kansas City Flood
Nineteenth-Century Kansas City
South Central Business Association
Willis Castle Memorial Photographs
A 13-Year Nightmare Ends
Letter to the editor reviewing the 13 years (from about 1926 to 1939) of unofficial city government control by the Pendergast machine in Kansas City and the demand for a clean-up campaign to ensure against...
A 1940s Pastime
Photo of the Plaza Bowl on Nichols Road as it looked in the 1940s. It was closed following the 1977 Brush Creek flood.
A 25-Year Milestone
Article reports the honoring of City Market area leader Mel Mallin upon the 25th anniversary of the founding of the River Market Business Association. Mallin and others are credited with helping to create...
A 4-Brother Team Wins Acclaim in Metal Craft
Article about the Swedish family business involved in manufacturing aircraft parts and lamp fixtures.
A Bad Case of Morning Mouth--But Are They Talking to You?
Article about the controversial material broadcast by morning FM radio shows, sometimes bordering on the illegal.
A Baker's Two Dozen
Review of two photography shows at the Dolphin Gallery. Also briefly discusses the closing of the Baker Gallery.
A Bakery With Buzz
Discussion of the pastry/baking certificate pilot program at Johnson County Community College developed by Doug Flick, associate professor with the hospitality management program and instructor of the...
A Balancing Act
Photos and article about the "challenges in managing the phenomenal growth" in the city of Lee's Summit (in southeastern Jackson County) by balancing "residential and commercial growth," etc.
A Ballerina for the People
Profile of Westport Ballet Company founder and director Elizabeth Hard-Simms.
A Battle of Westport Letter
Letter written the day following the Battle of Westport about its aftermath, by Reverend Jonathan Fuller, and providing a general description of the Kansas City area.
A Battle of Yesterday--Integrating Missou
Article about the desegregation of the University of Missouri, starting with Lloyd Gaines, a black student at Lincoln University near Missouri University in 1933, involved in a federal Supreme Court case...
A Bayer Overhaul: Move to LionsGate Among Tourney Changes
Former Champions Tour has been renamed the Bayer Advantage Classic and has moved its venue to the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate in Overland Park. The Champions Tour was at Loch Lloyd in Belton for eight...
A Bead on the Goats: Coalition Leader Seeks End of Pendergast Power
Article about the movement to purge the Kansas City area of its last vestiges of the Pendergast machine in the form of three court officers in an election.
A Beef in the Bottoms
Brief history of the annual Kansas City Pride Fest that has been held in various locations across the city since the late 1970s. Past and present festival organizers and represenatives from the Kansas...
Festivals; Gay rights; Gays;
A Beethoven "First" in St. Louis
Article chronicling the early history of classical music performances and organizations in Saint Louis, starting with German immigrants in the 1830s. Description of some of their early performances, including...
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."
A Beloved King of Reviews
Obituary tribute for Leroy Johnson (57) of Kansas City. Johnson was known as the resident "music guru" at the old Penny Lane record store in Westport. He was also an early music critic for "The Pitch,"...
A Bibliographical Note on the Civil War in the West
Bibliography with some notes on materials available about the Civil War west of the Mississippi River.
A Big 50 in Kansas City
Article profiling Kansas City Star editor Roy A. Roberts and his various influences in national and local politics through the newspaper.
A Big Bust
Authors reaction to the statue honoring jazz musician Charlie Parker, located in the 18th and Vine historical district.
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