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321. Across the Plains in a Prairie Schooner Across the Plains in a Prairie Schooner Excerpts from the diary of Elizabeth Keyes which she kept on her trip from St. Joseph, Missouri to Fort Collins, Colorado. The diary entries begin on April 11, 1866 and end on June 2.

322. Acting for Social Justice Acting for Social Justice Full Circle Theatre Company is a different kind of theater group. Its founders were raised and educated in the Roman Catholic Church and were influenced by the Church's emphasis on social justice and care...

323. Lipman Meyer Lipman Meyer Description of Lipman Meyer as an early real estate developer (traveling back and forth from Cincinnati) of the town of Wyandotte, Kansas at the age of 27 in 1857. Description of his western mercantile...

324. Action Before Westport, 1864 Action Before Westport, 1864 Paintings of battlefields and photos of generals and strategic houses.

325. Activist of the Year Activist of the Year Article contains brief description of the Ad Hoc Committee Against Crime founded by Alvin Brooks, director of Kansas City's Human Relations Department.

326. Lindsay and Jo Shannon Bring Us the Blues Lindsay and Jo Shannon Bring Us the Blues Interview with Lindsay Shannon, a founding member of the Kansas City Blues Society, and the owner of B.B.'s Lawnside Bar-B-Q. Shannon discusses his experiences with live blues and blues on radio in Kansas...

327. 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.

328. Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Photo with brief description of the Kansas City Life Insurance Building at Broadway and Armour Boulevards, built in 1924.

329. Ad Astra per Aspera: Frank Marshall Davis Ad Astra per Aspera: Frank Marshall Davis Biographical article about Frank Davis, a black "journalist and poet" born in Arkansas City, Kansas, in 1905, "one of Kansas' most significant writers," and "claimed by two important literary movements--the...

330. A Tough Nut to Crack: Unionization and the Donnelly Garment Company A Tough Nut to Crack: Unionization and the Donnelly Garment Company Article describes attempts by the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) to organize the Donnelly Garment Company in Kansas City. The author argues that the long battle between the company...

331. Flower Parade Flower Parade Photo of horses and their float, adorned with flowers, in the parade.

332. A Short History History of the American Royal A Short History History of the American Royal Photo and brief history of the American Royal "livestock and horse shows" started annually in Kansas City in 1899 as the National Hereford Show and named after "the British Agricultural Royal in England"...

333. Across the Wide Missouri: The New Chouteau Bridge (Formerly Milwaukee) Now under Construction. ..Ready Across the Wide Missouri: The New Chouteau Bridge (Formerly Milwaukee) Now under Construction. ..Ready for You in '52 Full page ad with illustration, photo, and description of the new Chouteau Bridge under construction in 1951 and planned for opening in 1952, connecting eastern Downtown Kansas City to Clay County, Missouri...

334. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story Chapter of the book about the decade of the 1930s in Kansas City, highlighting the Pendergast political machine, including "jobs and jazz; crime and corruption," in the era of the Depression, with photos...

335. A Veteran Missouri Editor Passes A Veteran Missouri Editor Passes Photo and obituary for Samuel Williams (ca. 1832-1928), "96, once part owner of the Kansas City Evening Mail, later consolidated with The Kansas City Star," and living a block from the Jesse James home...

336. Across Our Wide Missouri: From Clara Bow to Doris Day, Jack Oakie Stole Their Shows Across Our Wide Missouri: From Clara Bow to Doris Day, Jack Oakie Stole Their Shows Photos and biographical article about Jack Oakie (~1904-1978), a movie comedian born in Sedalia, Missouri, as Lewis Offield. Description of his life and career, selling newspapers during high school in...

337. A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas A. V. Stevenson Heads Penn Valley Community College: College Has Largest Black Enrollment in Kansas City Photos and biographical article about Andrew Victor Stevenson, or Andrew Stevenson, "eighth president of Penn Valley Community College," a black native Kansas Citian, and graduate of Lincoln High School....

338. Board of Trade Ready for Electronic Trading Board of Trade Ready for Electronic Trading The Kansas City Board of Trade will begin electronic trading starting Sunday night, December 12, 2004. Trading will involve the exchange's Value Line stock index futures contracts and red winter wheat...

339. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Photo and description of D. T. Morton, "manager and treasurer" of the D. T. Morton Lumber Company at East 18th and Holmes Streets, "originally known as the Culver Lumber Company, then as the Midland Lumber...

340. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story Description and depictions of the 1981 Hyatt Regency disaster, resulting in 114 deaths from the hotel's skywalk falling, with photos, illustrations, and diagrams.