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261. A Big Hole to Be Filled A Big Hole to Be Filled Photo and caption about the construction of the Turkey Creek pumping station at 25th and Fairmount Avenue, costing $102,000 and overseen by "Paul A. Hartung, chief of the sewer division of the city engineer's...

262. A Big Honor for BNIM A Big Honor for BNIM The American Institute of Architects named the Kansas City architectural firm of BNIM as firm of the year for 2011, “the group’s highest honor given to a company.” “Recognized for its distinguished... Architecture; Architects; Awards;

263. A Biography of Joseph Smith Thompson A Biography of Joseph Smith Thompson This 11-page paper includes in narrative form a history of William McMillan Thompson and his son Joseph Smith Thompson. The family had Scottish origins, came to America and were involved with the Mormon...

264. A Bird's Eye View A Bird's Eye View Photos and article about Brian Williams' loft apartment at 20th and Grand. Article describes benefits of "city living" and lofts as living spaces.

265. A Birthday Book of Kansas City, 1821-1921 A Birthday Book of Kansas City, 1821-1921 Booklet on the 100-year history of Kansas City from 1821 to 1921, starting with its first permanent settler, Francois Chouteau, and its rise from Westport Landing (page 7) through its 1832 visit by early...

266. A Bit about New Santa Fe A Bit about New Santa Fe File containing the article about the history of the town of New Santa Fe in southwestern Jackson County, in Washington Township at about 121st and State Line Roads.

267. A Bit of History Passes A Bit of History Passes Photograph and caption reporting the demolition of the Italian Gardens Restaurant, which closed in 2003 after 78 years in business. The building was razed to make way for a parking garage.

268. A Bit of Nature A Bit of Nature Illustrations (by Will Weber, "one of Kansas City's most gifted artists") and poem by local poet Robert Wiziarde about cowboys.

269. A Bit of the Real Cowtown A Bit of the Real Cowtown Article spotlights a large of collection of documents, blueprints, and other materials pertaining to the old Kansas City Stockyards that is currently being processed by the Missouri Valley Special Collections... Stockyards; Archives;

270. A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History Illustrations (of the town itself and citizens John Woods, William Osborne, and Ben Holladay) and first in a series of articles about the history of the Platte County town of Weston, Missouri on the Missouri...

271. A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History Photo, illustration, and second in a series of articles about the history of Weston, Missouri (north of Kansas City) and its border warfare days.

272. A Bite of History A Bite of History Description of the businesses in the preserved buildings of the Garment or Wholesale District along 8th and Broadway Boulevards, mainly restaurants in the 1990s.

273. A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism Biographical article about Reverend MacCharles Jones, or Rev. Mac Jones, the 35-year-old pastor of the St. Stephen Baptist Church at 1414 Truman Road. Rev. Jones was the leader at the Black Unity Retreat... Radicalism; Racism; Baptist churches; Clergy;

274. A Black Man's Kingdom in Kansas A Black Man's Kingdom in Kansas File containing photos and a biographical article about Junius Groves (ca. 1859-1925), a wealthy Wyandotte County, Kansas potato farmer. Born into slavery in Kentucky and moving to Edwardsville, Kansas...

275. 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...

276. A Bold New Portal for KC: Paseo Bridge Design Picked A Bold New Portal for KC: Paseo Bridge Design Picked A design has been chosen for the new Paseo Bridge and includes a 300-foot diamond shaped tower and six lanes for traffic. The $245 million project will replace the 53-year-old bridge and also widen the... Bridges

277. A Bomb at the Harlem Night Club A Bomb at the Harlem Night Club Photo and caption about the explosion from "a dynamite bomb" at "the Harlem night club" at 1414 East 15th Street, "believed to be an effort to intimidate the owners into paying extortion money."

278. A Book Every Citizen Should See A Book Every Citizen Should See Printed letter to introduce the 1933 book "Results of County Planning, Jackson County, Missouri," to the public published by Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman. Truman writes of the advantages enjoyed by... County government;

279. A Book Lover's Guide to Kansas City A Book Lover's Guide to Kansas City Independent bookstores finding niches to compete with the chains.

280. A Boom Town Derailed A Boom Town Derailed Photo and article about the town of Meta, Missouri, a "former railroad town, 24 miles south of Jefferson City." Incorporated in 1904 and ruined during the loss of its railroad connection during the Great...