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1. 18th & Vine: Kansas City's Most Famous Intersection 18th & Vine: Kansas City's Most Famous Intersection Spring 1987 Story of the neighborhood symbolizing "the jazz era that flourished in Kansas City between 1920 and World War II."

2. A New Home for Black Archives A New Home for Black Archives January 3, 2011 The newly renovated Parks and Recreation building, the former Parade Park Maintenance Building at 1722 E. 17th Terrace in the 18th and Vine district, has been completed for the home of the Black Archives...

3. B.E.U. Gearing up for Self-Sufficiency B.E.U. Gearing up for Self-Sufficiency September 23, 1977 News article about the Black Economic Union in Kansas City, a private corporation, but for ten years "supported predominantly by federal funds." The union was included in or affected by revitalization...

4. Ballplayers, Celebrities Gather for Opening of Negro Leagus Baseball Museum Ballplayers, Celebrities Gather for Opening of Negro Leagus Baseball Museum November/6-12/1997 Details the events surrounding the opening of the museum, located in the 18th and Vine district.

5. Biography of Claude Williams (1908-2004), Musician Biography of Claude Williams (1908-2004), Musician 2004

6. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

7. Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber Biography of John A. Jones (1867-1937), Businessman and Barber 1999

8. Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician Biography of L.C. "Speedy" Huggins (1913-1999), Dancer and Musician 1999

9. Federal Loan Agency to Hold Gala Opening Federal Loan Agency to Hold Gala Opening June 25, 1954 News article about the opening of the "Twin City Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1825 1-2 Vine St., the first institution of its kind to be organized by Negroes in the Midwest." H. W. Sewing was the...

10. Housing Conditions for African Americans Housing Conditions for African Americans 2006 Chapter of book, "Housing" covers housing conditions and "spatial isolation", or "the extent to which blacks lived in neighborhoods that are predominantly black". The author also describes efforts by whites...

11. Jazz Museum Jazz Museum Information on the Kansas City Jazz Museum in the 18th & Vine District, opening in the late 1990s and called "the fist jazz museum in the world," with photos.

12. Jazz Museum Excludes Neighboring Businesses From Celebration Jazz Museum Excludes Neighboring Businesses From Celebration September/17-23/1998 Discusses how nearby local businesses are excluded from plans and projects within the 18th and Vine district.

13. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman (1911-1985), "the first black woman to practice law in Kansas City." Native of Arkansas coming to Kansas City in 1931 as a legal secretary before...

14. Kansas City's Vine Street Kansas City's Vine Street 2008 This chapter is a "study of the special urban sites of black city-dwellers in Deep Deuce, as Oklahoma City's East Second Street was known, and Vine Street, black Kanas City's main stem (more specifically,...

15. Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel June 3, 2008 "If the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City can't find a partner, get an injection of cash or receive help from the city, the agency faces the real possibility of folding." This group could not...

16. O'Neil: 18th & Vine was "Live" in the 1940s O'Neil: 18th & Vine was "Live" in the 1940s December/10-16/1999 Interview with Buck O'Neil, who played on the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team.

17. Riffs: Vine Street Rumblings Riffs: Vine Street Rumblings December//1997 Photos and article about the official "black-tie event" reopening the 18th & Vine District in Kansas City in 1997, "featur[ing] performances by Tony Bennett, Al Jarreau, David Sanborn, Pat Metheny, Jay...

18. Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies Robert Graham, a Sculptor of Icons, Dies December 29, 2008 Article about the death of sculptor Robert Graham, at age 70, in Santa Monica Califoarnia. Graham was the creator of the 18-foot monument to Charlie Parker at 17th and Vine, near the American Jazz Museum....

19. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p247 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p247 1909-1937 A portion of Kansas City from E. 13th Street south to E. 15th Street and from Lydia Avenue east to Highland Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

20. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p248 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p248 1909-1937 A portion of Kansas City from E. 13th Street south to E. 15th Street and from Highland Avenue east to Euclid Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...