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1. 'Bird's Return to the Vine 'Bird's Return to the Vine February/March, 1999 Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...

2. 18th & Vine District to Inaugurate Jazz Walk of Fame 18th & Vine District to Inaugurate Jazz Walk of Fame August 22-28, 2014 Article announces that a ceremony to honor distinguished Kansas City jazz musicians by installing 30-inch bronze medallions in the sidewalks along 18th Street near the 18th and Vine District will take...

3. 18th & Vine's New, New, New, New Day 18th & Vine's New, New, New, New Day January 1, 2007 Article describing efforts to develop the 18th & Vine area, including a discussion of retail and restaurant opportunities, as well as residential properties in the neighborhood.

4. 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."

5. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Attendees along south side of 18th Street east of Highland.

6. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Unidentified performers onstage.

7. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Unidentified women cooking barbecue.

8. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Unidentified women leaving Barker Temple Church (north of Highland and 19th) during festival.

9. 18th and Vine: A Historical Map 18th and Vine: A Historical Map ca. 1990 Illustrated map of area bounded by Parade Park, Woodland Avenue, 19th Street, and the Paseo. Reverse side features descriptions of the businesses and buildings depicted on the map.

10. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

11. American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History September 7-13, 2007 A special supplement to the Kansas City Call containing a series of short articles about the 10th anniversary of the American Jazz Museum and the redevelopment of the 18th and Vine area. The museum opened...

12. Beat Goes On in Jazz District Beat Goes On in Jazz District October 22, 2004 Article with illustrations concerning work that is to begin soon on three projects in the second phase of the redevelopment plan for the 18th and Vine area. The three projects include 78 apartments and...

13. Beatin' the Heat Beatin' the Heat May 20-26, 2004 Article describes the author's visit to the Mutual Musicians Foundation, at 1823 Highland. In 2004, the building is host to all night jam sessions on Friday and Saturday nights.

14. Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great Biography of Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955), Jazz Great 1999

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

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

17. Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater August 30-September 5, 2013 Article summarizes plans to restore the Boone Theater, a historic building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at the corner of 18th & Vine Streets. Dr. Doretha K....

18. Blue Room Honored Blue Room Honored January 11, 2007 Short notice of the fact that "Kansas City's Blue Room soon will be named one of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world by Down Beat, a jazz magazine." The Blue Room is operated by the American Jazz Museum...

19. Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine September 7-13, 2007 Series of three articles about the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District: 1) "Nightlife in District Meant a Good Time at Region's Best Clubs;" 2) "Mutual Musicians Still Making Noise;" and 3) "Charlie Parker's...

20. Charlie Parker Sculpture Charlie Parker Sculpture 1999 View looking toward the northwest with the Charlie Parker Memorial sculpture in view as well as the Kansas City downtown skyline. Parker memorial is located at 17th Terrace and the Paseo in the historic...