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121. 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,...

122. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Velma West Sykes, or Velma Sykes (1892-1976), an author, poet, and radio and magazine journalist. Native of Kincaid, Kansas moving to Garnett, Kansas and writing for the Kansas City Star...

123. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mary Harmon Weeks, or Mary Weeks (1851-1940), an "author as well as an educator" in child welfare, and wife of electrical engineer Edwin Ruthven Weeks. Native of Ohio raised in Kansas...

124. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Carrie Westlake Whitney, or Carrie Whitney, "the mother of Kansas City's public library system," dying in 1934. Native of Virginia coming here as head of "the first circulating library...

125. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Holcomb Stiles, or Edward Stiles, a "lawyer and legal author" born in Connecticut in 1836 and coming to Kansas city in 1886.

126. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Dr. Theodore Case (1832-1900), a physician and businessman, native to Georgia and arriving in Kansas City in 1857, serving in 1860-1861 as "editor of the Medical Review of Kansas City"...

127. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Reverend William Dalton, "rector of the Church of the Annunciation in Kansas City." He was born in Saint Louis in 1848 and came to Kansas City in 1872, also becoming a co-founder...

128. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Mrs. Carrie Westlake Whitney, or Carrie Whitney, founding and head librarian of the Kansas City Public Library. Native of Virginia raised near Sedalia, Missouri and at Saint Louis...

129. Kasnas City Girl Puts Her Family in a Children's Book Kasnas City Girl Puts Her Family in a Children's Book October/27/1956 File containing a photo, illustration, and biographical article about Kansas Citian Peggy Sullivan, author of the autobiographical book "The O'Donnells" concerning the history of her Irish family here....

130. KC Poet's New Book Gets Noticed KC Poet's New Book Gets Noticed July 17, 2009 Article profiles Kansas City writer and poet Linda Rodriguez. Garrison Keillor selected two poems from Rodriguez's new book, "Heart's Migration," to read on his national radio show "The Writer's Almanac."...

131. Koury's Book Goes Over Koury's Book Goes Over February/14/1953 Book review of Phil Koury's work "'Two Reels and a Crank,' the book of movie reminiscences of Albert E. Smith."

132. Latest Works of Two Former Kansas Citians Latest Works of Two Former Kansas Citians November/22/1952 Book review of the "historical novels and a newer type of text books" by Grace Dawson, a former Kansas City resident.

133. Lenore Carroll Lenore Carroll 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area as well as their photograph. Included is local author Lenore Carroll.

134. Let Us Discuss a Man: A Study of John Newman Edwards Let Us Discuss a Man: A Study of John Newman Edwards January 1963 Paper originally presented as a speech before the Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society, Feb. 19, 1962. Story of newspaperman John Newman Edwards known for his newspaper and book portrayals of Jesse and...

135. Life at Leavenworth Full of Interest and Danger for a Daring Psychologist Life at Leavenworth Full of Interest and Danger for a Daring Psychologist March/16/1954 File containing a photo (of the author) and book review of "My Six Convicts," an autobiographical book about the experiences of Donald Powell Wilson, or Donald Wilson, a resident of the Fort Leavenworth...

136. Life of Superhot Superhero Now in Hands of KC Writer Life of Superhot Superhero Now in Hands of KC Writer May 4, 2008 Local writer Matt Fraction is launching a comic book series called "The Invincible Iron Man" to coincide with the release of the movie "Iron Man." Fraction is one of what he estimates to be over a dozen...

137. Life's About a Dream Life's About a Dream July 18, 2012 Article profiles local author Veda Rogers and her new book "Life's About a Dream." The memoir describes her years operating the Vasser Playhouse in Vasser, KS, with her husband Bruce Rogers. Both Veda...

138. Literary Explorer Literary Explorer September 18, 2011 Feature article about Leawood, Kansas, author Candice Millard and her new book "Destiny of the Republic." Her first book, "The River of Doubt," about Theodore Roosevelt after his presidency, was published...

139. Local Author James Tate Local Author James Tate File containing information on James Tate, a poet of Yale University, author of the award-winning book of collected poetry entitled "The Lost Pilot," about his father, lost over Europe as a World War II...

140. Local Author of Truman Book Charges MU Press with Censorship Local Author of Truman Book Charges MU Press with Censorship November-December/27-3/1997 Discusses a controversy over reprinting the book "Truman: The Rise To Power".