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321. A Vest-Pocket Geography A Vest-Pocket Geography Illustrated map and description of the history of different regions of Missouri, including the Kansas City area as "the jumping-off place of the Oregon Trail" and the Santa Fe Trail and "unofficial starting...

322. A New Era for Missouri Children A New Era for Missouri Children Article about the "Education Article" of Missouri's new state constitution of 1945, replacing the 1875 version, describing its design for more fairness in politics in general and in education for all children....

323. Band of Brothers Broken Band of Brothers Broken Article details the September 6, 1862 raid on Olathe, Kansas by a 140-man group led by William Clarke Quantrill. The author ascribes Quantrill's motivation for this raid to the death of Perry Hoy, an original...

324. A Panoramic View of the "Lost Townships," Part II A Panoramic View of the "Lost Townships," Part II Description of the "Palestine Cemetery, located on the east side of Santa Fe Trail north of 94th Street," in the former township of Holmes Park, on the site of the burned-down church built in 1881.

325. F. X. Aubry and His Crazy Bet F. X. Aubry and His Crazy Bet Story of "the fastest trip ever to be ridden over that [the Santa Fe] trail by foot and horseback" in the summer of 1848 by Francis Xavier Aubry, or Francis Aubry (1824-1854), traveling from Santa Fe to...

326. Family Business: The Howells, Jesco Resources Inc. Family Business: The Howells, Jesco Resources Inc. Article about the passing down of a family business dealing in manufacture of grease and oil manufacture, established in 1929.

327. A Penny for Your Thoughts A Penny for Your Thoughts Brief, humorous piece relating several details of research by the Missouri State Archives and Jackson County, Missouri, officials in 2005, in which court records were discovered pertaining to the 1833...

328. Barbara Shanklin Barbara Shanklin Information on Barbara Shanklin (a graduate of Kansas University), an artist of sculptures on exhibit at the Main Branch Library of the Kansas City Public Library in 1971.

329. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of George Peace, a farmer"in Fort Osage township, Jackson county," Missouri, born there in 1852.

330. Faces of the Past: The Beautiful People Faces of the Past: The Beautiful People Photo and biographical sketch of Molly McGreevy, a New York City Catholic priest and former Kansas City actress and socialite from 1960 to about 1976.

331. A Positive Power Force A Positive Power Force Profile on Inez Kaiser, a Kansas City civil rights activist known for her work in promoting the role of African-American women in business and community service. In the 1950s, Kaiser began her career as...

332. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

333. Eyewitness Reports of Quantrill's Raid: Letters of Sophia Bissell & Sidney Clarke Eyewitness Reports of Quantrill's Raid: Letters of Sophia Bissell & Sidney Clarke Two separate accounts of Quantrill's August 21, 1863 raid on Lawrence, Kansas by eyewitnesses who escaped. The letters of Sophia Bissell and Sidney Clarke are reprinted, hers dated September 8, 1863 and...

334. A Missouri House Has Had Two Masters in 111 Years A Missouri House Has Had Two Masters in 111 Years Photos and biographical article about the German pioneer family Isaiah Mansur, druggists arriving in Ray County, Missouri, about 1837. Description of Isaiah, Sr., born in Vermont in 1815 and building his...

335. Fierro Brings Experience to Park Commission Fierro Brings Experience to Park Commission Article profiles John Fierro who has just been appointed to the Board of Parks & Recreation. A native of the Westside, Fierro has served on numerous public commissions and the Friends of Penn Valley Park....

336. 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.

337. A Postcard from Old Kansas City A Postcard from Old Kansas City Photo and article about the Elm Ridge Race Track, in operation from 1904 to 1906 "a block east of the Paseo between Fifty-ninth and Sixty-third streets," closed because of the ban on gambling and next...

338. Famed Reporter Dies at 99 Famed Reporter Dies at 99 Sue Gentry, journalist and former city editor of the Independence Examiner from 1929 to 1979, died October 11, 2004. Gentry, a local authority on President Harry Truman, was highly respected by President...

339. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Milton Payne, a railroad investor and realtor and former mayor of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1829 and coming to Kansas City in 1850 as a dry goods merchant before being elected mayor...

340. A Tribute Is Ready: Meriwether Memorial Unveiling Set for Sunday A Tribute Is Ready: Meriwether Memorial Unveiling Set for Sunday Article about the large ornate window designed in stained glass by Henry Lee Willet for Saint Paul's Episcopal Church in Kansas City.