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101. History of Howard and Cooper Counties, Missouri History of Howard and Cooper Counties, Missouri //1883 Biographical sketch of W. L. Webb, a Howard County, Missouri farmer and Confederate veteran. Native of Tennessee raised in Cass County, Missouri.

102. History of Independence Avenue Inspires Writer History of Independence Avenue Inspires Writer Winter//1990 File containing a photo and biographical article about Eileen Bluestone Sherman, or Eileen Sherman, a "Johnson County housewife" and writer of a fictionalized book called "Independence Avenue" about the...

103. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of James Stowe, an agricultural implement executive and writer. Born in Rhode Island in 1841 and coming to Kasnas City in 1887 as branch manager of "the Whitman & Barnes Manufacturing...

104. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of Ross Guffin, a lawyer and native of Indiana (born about 1838) graduating from Harvard University before serving as a Union officer in the Civil War and coming to Kansas City in 1867....

105. Howard N. Monnett Howard N. Monnett File containing a pamphlet about the book "Action before Westport" by Howard Monnett, a native and Civil War historian of Kansas City writing about the events leading up to the Battle of Westport here,...

106. In Memoriam In Memoriam October//1976 Obituary for Howard Monnett, "68, educator and Civil War historian" and author of the "book, 'Action before Westport'" in 1964. Description of his life and career as a native Kansas Citian starting out...

107. In Search of Found Time In Search of Found Time November 29-December 5, 2012 Article describes the author and magazine publisher Davy Rothbart and his involvement with the legal case of Byron Case, a Kansas City man that was convicted of the murder of Anastasia WitbolsFeugen in...

108. James L. Soward James L. Soward May 31, 2005 Obituary for James L. Soward who died on May 27, 2005, in Overland Park, Kansas. He was born in Nevada, Missouri on August 13, 1932. He worked with the Health Sciences at the University of Missouri, Kansas...

109. James Noland James Noland 1902 Photo and bio of James Noland, "a newspaper writer, versifier, song-writer, short-story writer, and authority on things theatrical." Born near Independence in 1873 and "appointed Marchal of the Kansas...

110. Jean Wiedenmann Sanderson Jean Wiedenmann Sanderson October 20, 2005 Obituary for Jean Wiedenmann Sanderson who died October 16, 2005, in Overland Park. She was born October 14, 1927, in Kansas City to George and Myrle Wiedenmann. Her heritage goes back to the Wiedenmann...

111. John Edwards John Edwards 1999 Short biography of John Newman Edwards (1839-1889) written by Larry Olpin. Edwards' writings were grouped around Joseph Shelby, William Quantrill and Jesse James. Article includes citations.

112. Joseph H. Tedrow Dies Joseph H. Tedrow Dies August/2/1951 Photo and obituary for Joseph Tedrow, "transportation commissioner of the Chamber of Commerce since 1920" with residence at 517 Knickerbocker Place. Born in Iowa about 1888 and coming to Kansas City in...

113. Josiah Gregg Josiah Gregg Information about Dr. Josiah Gregg (1806-1850), Western author, physician, and Santa Fe trade freighter, born in Tennessee and living as a youth near Independence. Description of his career, intermittently...

114. Kansas Citian Scores Again Kansas Citian Scores Again March/21/1959 File containing a photo (of the author) and book review of "The Salazar Grant," a mystery novel by E. L. Withers of Kansas City.

115. Kansas Citian Tells How to Defend Yourself Kansas Citian Tells How to Defend Yourself May/10/1958 Book review of "Defend Yourself" by Jack Grover, a Kansas City martial artist and "courier for the State department," describing self-defense techniques.

116. Kansas City Had Early Muckraker Kansas City Had Early Muckraker September/27/1988 Illustration and biographical article about Alfred Henry Lewis, or Alfred Lewis (1858-1914), writer of "[p]robably the best known of all columns in The Star in the first two decades of the paper's existence"...

117. Kansas City Private Eye Called "Johnny April" Kansas City Private Eye Called "Johnny April" October/25/1952 File containing a book review of "Riddle Me This" and "Death Is a Round Black Ball" by Mike Roscoe about a fictional Kansas City private detective. Roscoe actually a pseudonym for real-life Kansas City...

118. Kansas City Woman Tells How to Think Kansas City Woman Tells How to Think October/8/1955 Book review of "What Is Creative Thinking?" by Catherine Patrick "of Kansas City, formerly an assistant professor at the University of Missouri."

119. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mae Reed Porter, or Mae Porter (1888-1968), a western historian, "the author of six books, and donor of art and artifacts to the Kansas City Museum." Native of Dallas coming to Kansas...

120. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Emma Lard Longan, or Emma Longan (1855-1924), "a lifelong champion of education and equal rights for women" and widow of George Longan, superintendent of Kansas City schools. Born in Liberty,...