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1. Zenas Leonard--Fur Trader, Early Sibley Merchant Zenas Leonard--Fur Trader, Early Sibley Merchant March 1965 Article describing the life of fur trader Zenas Leonard (1809-1857) and his stops at "the former site of Fort Osage" in 1831 and again in about 1840 when the site had become "a hustling-bustling frontier...

2. You Know Your Undertakers? You Know Your Undertakers? October 3, 1971 Short notice about the publication of the book ''Six Black Horses'' by Nolan Davis who was a former undertaker’s apprentice. Davis based the book partly on his own experiences in that field, in Kansas...

3. Yankee Teacher: The Life of William Torrey Harris Yankee Teacher: The Life of William Torrey Harris 1946 Photo and entire book about William Torrey Harris, or William Harris (1835-1909), a prominent American philosopher living in Saint Louis, describing his life and career, a native New Englander known for...

4. Women Get Their Due Women Get Their Due March/11/1979 Photo (of a woman's painting in the Nelson Gallery of Art) and book review of "Woman Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography" by Sherry Piland and Donna Bachman. Discussion of the...

5. Women Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography Women Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography //1978 Book (co-written by Kansas City author Sherry Piland) with illustrations and annotated bibliographic entries about women artists in history, etc.

6. William T. Harris: A Critical Study of His Educational and Related Philosophical Views William T. Harris: A Critical Study of His Educational and Related Philosophical Views 1924 Photo and entire book about William Torrey Harris, or William Harris (1835-1909), a prominent American philosopher living in Saint Louis, describing his life and career, a native New Englander known for...

7. William Least Heat-Moon: A Background and Appreciation William Least Heat-Moon: A Background and Appreciation Summer//2001 Photo and biographical article about William Least Heat-Moon, or William Heat-Moon, a native of Kansas City (born as William Trogdon) and travel book writer living near Columbia, Missouri. Author of the...

8. William Larkin Webb William Larkin Webb November/2/1913 Obituary for William Larkin Webb, or William Webb (also known as W. L. Webb), a resident of Independence and author of a three-volume work on the history of Kansas City and the book "Centennial History...

9. William Allen White, Author of "In Our Town" William Allen White, Author of "In Our Town" July//1906 Photo of William Allen White, or William White, author of the book "In Our Town."

10. William Allen White Book Award William Allen White Book Award Photos, illustrations, and information on the William Allen White Children's Book Award established in 1952 at the Kansas State Teachers College in Emporia, Kansas for children's books authors.

11. Will Henry Will Henry Book reviews of works by Will Henry, winner of Western book awards from the 1950s to the 1970s, born as Henry W. Allen in Jackson County about 1912.

12. Wilbur Phillips Wilbur Phillips Review of the 1953 book "Automobile History Scrapbook No. 2" by Wilbur Phillips.

13. Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of the United States Who's Who in America: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of the United States 1909 Biographical sketch of William Torrey Harris, or William Harris (1835-1909), the United States Commissioner of Education from 1889 to 1906 and native of Connecticut, moving to Saint Louis as a teacher...

14. Whit & Wisdom: KC Native Whitney Terrell Makes Debut with Novel That Bares Hometown Tensions Whit & Wisdom: KC Native Whitney Terrell Makes Debut with Novel That Bares Hometown Tensions August/12/2001 File containing photos and biographical article about Whitney Terrell, , a "33-year-old KC native" (residing east of Troost Avenue) and author of the novel "'The Huntsman,' a stalwart inquiry into racism...

15. What's the Matter with Kansas What's the Matter with Kansas August/15/1896 File containing a photocopy of a reprint of an essay by William Allen White entitled "What's the Matter with Kansas" about the problems with the Populist movement in Kansas and Populism as a national political...

16. What Do You Say to That? What Do You Say to That? //1988 Book with illustrations and extensive information about the author's (Walt Bodine) upbringing and radio show career in his native Kansas City, with chapters on past mayors, the Manual Training School,...

17. Westport: Gateway to the Early West Westport: Gateway to the Early West 1949 Rough draft or manuscript version of the book "Westport: Gateway to the Early West" written in 1949 by author Louis Honig (born in 1887), with photos, maps, illustrations, and information on Westport history....

18. Westport High School Herald Westport High School Herald //1911 Biographical article about the visit to early Kansas City in 1832 of Washington Irving (1783-1859), called the "Father of American Literature," traveling through Fort Osage, Independence, and Indian settlements...

19. Washington Irving Visit to Missouri Washington Irving Visit to Missouri 1885 One paragraph about the 1832 visit to Montgomery County, Missouri, by Washington Irving, "one of the most distinguished and graceful of American writers," on his voyage to the Far West.

20. Warrensburg and Johnson County's Cena Christopher Draper Warrensburg and Johnson County's Cena Christopher Draper September, 2002 First of a two part story on children's author Cena Christopher Draper from Warrensburg, Missouri. Noted for children's stories that paralleled her own childhood. Her first published book was a novel for...