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401. About Real Estate About Real Estate Article about Porter Hall, "former president of the Real Estate Board," describing him and his home, built about 1887 by his father, Judge W. Ewing Hall, at 27th and Tracy Avenues, also with information...

402. 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....

403. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street Description of W. G. Barkley, his business partnership with Jesse Riddlesbarger "on the Levee," and Barkley's house at 3rd and Delaware Streets, the site of "the first Presbyterian church in Kansas City"...

404. 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 Reverend Alexander Procter, "pastor of the Christian church in Independence, Missouri." Born in Kentucky in 1825 and growing up near Moberly, Missouri before moving to Independence...

405. About Town About Town File containing a biographical article about Phyllis Pehr, "a Kansas City composer" of "the "Queen's Coronation March" for the American Royal and "Variations on an Israeli Theme," with residence at 7126...

406. Air Age Mark in Jet Flight Air Age Mark in Jet Flight First jet passenger plane out of Kansas City, leaving for Los Angeles, California.

407. Local Heroes Local Heroes Photo and biographical description of Clyde McQueen, the 39-year-old "president of the Full Employment Council" helping "to find summer jobs for more than 5,000 kids, double the number his agency is set...

408. 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 Charles Yost, "city assessor of Kansas City." Born in Indiana in 1860 and raised in Kansas City before organizing the Yost Grocery Company here. Description also of Charles's father John...

409. Airport to Be Completed as Provided for in Bond Issue Airport to Be Completed as Provided for in Bond Issue Nice illustration of plan for new airport administration building.

410. 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 J. S. Whitsett, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1845 and serving the Confederacy during the Civil War.

411. About Town: Singles! New Paths for You About Town: Singles! New Paths for You Article about a new singles' club called New Avenues for Singles, not a dating service or religious service but a group for "entertainment and friendship."

412. 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 E. C. Maxwell, a farmer in Jackson County born in North Carolina in 1827 and moving here in 1853

413. A School That Once Was A School That Once Was Author describes his experiences as a student at Southwest High School, located at 65th and Wornall. Article includes a description of an "unwritten caste system" that existed in the school's first four...

414. Fastest Growing Suburbs Fastest Growing Suburbs Article describing some of Kansas City's fastest growing suburbs.

415. A Passage to India A Passage to India Review of Taj Mahal.

416. 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.

417. 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...

418. Abraham Fonda Abraham Fonda Bio of Abraham Fonda, the son of a New York Dutch settler who attempted to name the Kansas City settlement after himself (proposed as "Port Fonda") but was turned down because of his unpopularity.

419. Famous since the Days of the Pony Express Famous since the Days of the Pony Express History with pictures of the beer company since 1859.

420. A New Building at Watkins Mill A New Building at Watkins Mill Article describing the preservation of and additions to the antebellum Watkins Mill site "located a few miles north of Kansas City, Missouri," as well of the operations of the mill's wool production, with...