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281. A. Judah as a Sportsman: The Theatrical Manager Had Fished around the World A. Judah as a Sportsman: The Theatrical Manager Had Fished around the World Obituary article about Abraham Judah, a prominent theater manager coming to Kansas City in 1883 and fishing during his final 15 summers in Maine.

282. Frank Baird Frank Baird Photo and bio of Frank Baird (1838-1895), a lawyer and leading real estate businessman of Kansas City starting in 1865 and especially during the "boom" of the 1880s, describing his many honors by local...

283. Forts Forts

284. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community Mention of "Mrs. Nathan Scarritt [or Matilda Scarritt, the author's mother], Mrs. Julia E. Simpson, Mrs. William Holmes," and others as early Kansas City Methodists.

285. 'Water Plaza' For Bartle 'Water Plaza' For Bartle The City Council agreed to a $1 million city contract for new public art at the Bartle Hall ballroom expansion. A Japanese-American artist named Jun Kaneko was awarded the contract. His concept includes...

286. Local Author James Tate Local Author James Tate File containing information on James Tate, a poet of Yale University, author of the award-winning book of collected poetry entitled "The Lost Pilot," about his father, lost over Europe as a World War II...

287. Architect R. Bruce Patty Dies Following Illness Architect R. Bruce Patty Dies Following Illness File containing an obituary for R. Bruce Patty, a Kansas City architect dying at the age of 63 in 1998. Co-designer of Kansas City International Airport, Bartle Hall Conference Center, and One Kansas City...

288. Last Rites for Cesco H. Johnson Last Rites for Cesco H. Johnson Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for Cesco Johnson. He was a "well known tailor" with shop at 1903 East 14th Street "on the Missouri side for many years" and residence on the Kansas side at...

289. 'The Right Mix' 'The Right Mix' New owner, Highwoods Properties, assures the neighborhood groups that the Brookside Shopping Center will not change..

290. From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City Description of the work with the working class by prominent Irish Kansas City lawyer Frank P. Walsh.

291. About Town: DAR Chapter Marks 90th Year About Town: DAR Chapter Marks 90th Year

292. A Statistical Look at Twentieth-Century Misssouri A Statistical Look at Twentieth-Century Misssouri Article compares Missouri in 1900 and 2000 through statistics.

293. A. E. Hyer, Sr. A. E. Hyer, Sr. Obituary for A. E. Hyer, Sr., former treasurer of the C. H. Hyer & Sons boot factory in Olathe, Kansas, dying at the age of 74 on August 30, 1970.

294. Francis Sullivan Dies Francis Sullivan Dies Obituary for Francis Sullivan, "80 years old, a former manager of the Kansas City Club and the Hillcrest Country Club" residing at "838 Quindaro boulevard, Kansas City, Kansas." Native of Leavenworth,...

295. John Edwards John Edwards Short biography of John Newman Edwards (1839-1889) written by Larry Olpin. Edwards' writings were grouped around Joseph Shelby, William Quantrill and Jesse James. Article includes citations.

296. Katherine Wheeler Katherine Wheeler Obituary for Katherine Workman Wheeler, or Katherine Wheeler (dying in 1964), personal secretary in 1896 to William Jennings Bryan and wife of Jay Wheeler.

297. A. Porter Davis, M.D. A. Porter Davis, M.D. Photograph and brief biography of A. Porter Davis, M.D., of Kansas City, Kansas, "Founder and Superintendent of the Davis Maternity Sanitarium".

298. Blown Away Blown Away Long time Kansas City newsman, Charles Gray, looks back and recounts one of his biggest stories. He recalls how just 25 years ago the River Quay, now River Market area, was a war zone controlled by the...

299. Abortion Contortion Abortion Contortion Editorial discussing the status of women's reproductive rights after the passage of a Missouri bill banning a specific type of abortion procedure.

300. About the West: Kansas Abolitionists Fight Confederates in Missouri About the West: Kansas Abolitionists Fight Confederates in Missouri Photos, illustrations, map, and biographical article about Jared Barnes (1834-1916), "an avowed Free-Stater" moving from his native New York to Kansas Territory in 1857 and serving as a Union officer in...