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1. 31st and Prospect Six Months Later: A Special Report on How Things Stand after April's Riots 31st and Prospect Six Months Later: A Special Report on How Things Stand after April's Riots November/8/1968 Interviews of residents of the 31st Street and Prospect Avenue neighborhood with commentary about the aftermath of the 1968 race riots in that area and in Kansas City in general, with photos and first-hand...

2. A New Place to Land A New Place to Land May/June 2005 Article describes the transformation of the former BMA Tower at 31st Street and Southwest Trafficway into luxury condominiums ("a residential Ritz-Carlton"). Renamed One Park Place, the tower, designed...

3. Did You Know. ..? Did You Know. ..? March-April//1987 Article contains four historic facts about the following: (1) the Holmes Street Railway, (2) the placement of streets in the Midtown district "in a basic grid pattern," (3) the first automobile built in...

4. Downtown 2001 Development Series Part 2 Downtown 2001 Development Series Part 2 October 2001 Photos, detailed maps, and article about the development plans for Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, defined by the Downtown Council as between "the Missouri River to 31st Street and from State Line Road...

5. Emily Louise Withers Potter Emily Louise Withers Potter July 21, 2007 The "In Memoriam" column contains the obituary for Emily Louise Withers Potter who died February 25, 2007. "Emy Lou, as she was known, was the great-granddaughter of Abijah Withers, who was a homesteader...

6. Kansas City Headliners Kansas City Headliners November//1949 Photo of Webster Withers, Jr., "intersted in extensive real estate holdings in the [31st Street] and Troost [Avenue] area, with his offices in the Westover building."

7. Linda Lighton: Working to Build Bridges Linda Lighton: Working to Build Bridges Spring//1997 Photos and biographical article about Linda Lighton, an artist growing up in Kansas City as "the daughter of Al Lighton--'Mr. Woolf Brothers'" and becoming a sculptor of Indian and related subjects, returning...

8. Powerful Grid for a Prairie Tower: Kansas City's New BMA Building Makes a Striking Landmark in White Powerful Grid for a Prairie Tower: Kansas City's New BMA Building Makes a Striking Landmark in White Marble and High Strength Steel July 1964 Photos, architectural drawing, and article about the BMA Building, "the 19-story Business Men's Assurance Co. headquarters, designed by the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill" and built in 1963...

9. Reformers, Factionalists and Kansas City's 1925 City Manager Charter Reformers, Factionalists and Kansas City's 1925 City Manager Charter April//1978 Map showing political wards and districts from 1912 to 1925 in Kansas City, between the State Line, Missouri River, 31st Street, and roughly Paseo Boulevard.

10. Shane Evans Is Shane Evans Is August 2008 Article profiles Kansas City artist Shane Evans and his studio, Dream Studio, at 711 East 31st Street.

11. Shiny, Happy Soap Makers Shiny, Happy Soap Makers April 2007 Company profile of Indigo Wild and owner, Emily Voth. The Kansas City-based business is a manufacturer of natural soaps, candles, and body products, which are sold in over 2,000 stores across the country....

12. Toll Gate to Westport: Marking of Historic Site a Bicentannial Project for Society Toll Gate to Westport: Marking of Historic Site a Bicentannial Project for Society November//1975 Article about the Jackson County Historical Society's project for the "old Turnpike Route," mentioning the following streets involved: Grand Avenue, Main Street, 27th Street, 25th Street, 15th Street,...

13. Western Auto Supply Co. Opens 500th Retail Store Western Auto Supply Co. Opens 500th Retail Store May/12/1971 Photos and article about the history of the Western Auto Supply Company, established in "1909 as a mail-order business" for Model T Ford parts by "George Pepperdine, a Kansas City bookkeeper." Photos of...