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361. A City Awakened: The Kansas City Race Riot of 1968 A City Awakened: The Kansas City Race Riot of 1968 Article about the race riot in Kansas City touched off by the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

362. A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century Third in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City history. Focus on the 1850s-1860s, during the destructive but pivotal times of war over slavery in the Kansas City area.

363. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 Section of the chapter which tells about "race men" and "race women" of the 1920s and how they advanced awareness in Kansas City of the existing color lines. Mentioned are L. Amassa Knox, D. A. Holmes,...

364. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A mention of Felix Payne, a local African American and nightclub owner during the Pendergast years and early jazz scene.

365. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 Section of the book which describes late 19th century and early 20th century African American housing sections of the city. These include Hell's Half Acre, Church Hill, Belvidere Hollow, and the Vine Street...

366. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 Dr. William J. Thompkins was named an assistant health commissioner in the city's Department of Hygiene and Communicable Diseases in 1927 during the city's Democratic administration. He had earlier in...

367. A City divided: the racial landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City divided: the racial landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 Review of Sherry Lamb Schirmer's book.

368. A City Hall Wanted A City Hall Wanted Article describing the county jail and the new police headquarters in the old courthouse.

369. A City in a Square: The Story of K.C.'s Newest Downtown Development A City in a Square: The Story of K.C.'s Newest Downtown Development Article about the new City Center Square building at 1100 Main Street, called a "vertical suburban shopping center," designed to help revitalize Downtown.

370. A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping Photos and article about the decline in population rank and other aspects of the Kansas City metropolitan area from 1959 to 2001, including its convention attendances, the park and boulevard system, the...

371. A City of Glass A City of Glass Article provides information on the glass in the new Sprint Center as well as other buildings downtown which contain a lot of glass. For the Sprint Center the following information is provided: 2,204 panels...

372. A City Planned to Meet Modern Needs: New City in Making A City Planned to Meet Modern Needs: New City in Making Sections of the magazine on Kansas City's airport, auditorium, city hall, hospitals, trafficways, parks and boulevards, water, Brush Creek, and Blue River.

373. A City Statesman A City Statesman Brief complimentary article of the virtues of "the city's first real manager," L. P. Cookingham.

374. A City Welfare Board A City Welfare Board Article about the novelty of the first city welfare system, describing its activities of collecting private charities and applying them to problems of housing and unemployment.

375. A City Within a Park One Hundred Years of Parks and Boulevards in Kansas City, Missouri A City Within a Park One Hundred Years of Parks and Boulevards in Kansas City, Missouri The history of Kansas City's planned system of beautiful parks and boulevards.

376. A City Without Slums: Urban Renewal, Public Housing, and Downtown Revitalization in Kansas City, Missouri A City Without Slums: Urban Renewal, Public Housing, and Downtown Revitalization in Kansas City, Missouri The author draws upon archival data, newspaper articles, government reports, interviews and other documents in order to examine the origin, local implementation, and segregative effects of urban renewal...

377. A City's Aid in Housekeeping A City's Aid in Housekeeping Article about the regulation of the Kansas City, Kansas, city government's electrical and water plants, turned over to new commissioner L. H. Chapman, with photos and descriptions of the city's "practical...

378. A City's Fight for Beauty A City's Fight for Beauty Story of the parks and boulevards in Kansas City. Many photos of the Paseo and one of Penn Valley Park. One map of the city's parks.

379. A Civic Triumph A Civic Triumph Article about the failure of the Metropolitan Street Railway Company to gain a long-term contract with the city for a franchise on street railways.

380. A Civil Action A Civil Action Describes the making of the movie "Ride With the Devil", directed by Ang Lee, filmed in the Kansas City area.