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81. Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Nation yet Are Largely Forgotten by Subsequent Generations 1996 Illustration and biographical sketch of Sterl Artley, co-creator of the "Dick and Jane" Basic Readers series, "primer reading books popular in the 1950s and 1960s."

82. Former Independence Woman Arrives Former Independence Woman Arrives June/30/1951 File contains a book review of "The Return of Christopher," a book set in World War II by Margaret Echard, a writer of books and screenplays in Hollywood and former resident of Independence, with photo....

83. Former Kansas Citian Diagnoses the G. O. P. Former Kansas Citian Diagnoses the G. O. P. June/ 2/1952 File containing a review of "Republicanism Reappraised," a book by Roland Stromberg, a college history teacher born in Kansas City in 1916 and raised here.

84. Frank Harris, A Literary Trail Driver Frank Harris, A Literary Trail Driver Summer//2002 The author of this article points out some of the inaccuracies by author Frank Harris as far as his remembering his earlier days (1870s) as a cowboy and trail driver in this book of his reminiscences....

85. Frontier Community: Kansas City to 1870 Frontier Community: Kansas City to 1870 1963 Footnotes referring to journal or magazine articles and books by R. Richard Wohl on Kansas City history.

86. Frontiers in American Catholicism Frontiers in American Catholicism Photo and review (with no date or page listed) of the book "Frontiers in American Catholicism" by Reverend Walter Ony, a Saint Louis Catholic priest growing up in Kansas City.

87. G. B. Buster G. B. Buster File containing a photo and article about G. B. Buster, winner of the 1954 Pageant Press book contest for his book "Brighter Sun," based on his grandfather's life as a slave. Buster was also a retired...

88. Getting the Most Out of Life Getting the Most Out of Life Fall/Winter//2000 This article is actually Chapter 6 of the book Evangelism's First Modern Media Star: The Life of Reverend Bill Stidger by his grandson. This chapter details the time period of the mid 1920s when Stidger...

89. Grandad, in All His 'Glory' Grandad, in All His 'Glory' November 13, 2010 Photographs and article about David Eisenhower and his book "Going Home to Glory" detailing the life of his grandfather President Dwight D. Eisenhower. David Eisenhower, with wife Julie Nixon Eisenhower,...

90. Guides, Philosophers and Friends: Studies of College Men Guides, Philosophers and Friends: Studies of College Men 1927 Chapter of the book about 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...

91. Hand-Book to Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountains' Gold Region Hand-Book to Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountains' Gold Region //1859 Extracts from the "lecture at Kansas City" of Colonel William Gilpin, "of Independence, Mo.," about the gold regions of the Sierra San Juan mountains in Colorado, with biographical information on him and...

92. Harold Bell Wright: Press Agent Harold Bell Wright: Press Agent January 1, 1931 Article about the effect of a "press agent" of Harold Bell Wright's 1907 book "Shepherd of the Hills" on the economy and tourism of Taney County and Branson, Missouri, and the surrounding Ozarks region....

93. Heaven's My Destination Heaven's My Destination 1934 Chapters of the book of fiction by Thornton Wilder about the main character, George Brush, a devoutly religious character, experiencing various misadventures in Kansas City at houses of ill repute and...

94. Her First Book Her First Book January/21/1958 File containing a photo and caption about Willa Wightman, a "teletype operator for Trans World Airlines," "author of 'My Heart Sings,' a collection of devotional lyrics," and resident of 4025 Walnut Street....

95. Here You Have It: Most of the Best Here You Have It: Most of the Best March/23/1975 File containing a review of "Muscle and Blood," a nonfiction book by Rachel Scott, a 27-year-old former Kansas Citian and author compared "with Rachel Carson (of 'Silent Spring' fame)." Description of...

96. His Book by Chance: Irving Stone Once Shunned Inspiration of "Lust for Life" His Book by Chance: Irving Stone Once Shunned Inspiration of "Lust for Life" November/7/1936 Photo and biographical article about Irving Stone, a famous biographical novelist speaking in Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium about his 1936 novel "Lust for Life" about artist Vincent van Gogh. Later...

97. His First Paper-Back Is Having Good Sales His First Paper-Back Is Having Good Sales October/3/1953 File containing a review of "Saturday's Harvest," a fiction book "set in Northwest Missouri" by 31-year-old Paul Shelley, "the pen-name of a Kansas Citian who graduated. ..from the University of Kansas...

98. His Name was James His Name was James June 27, 2007 Article profiling Kansas City author and historian Harold Dellinger and a book he recently edited about Jesse James titled: "Jesse James: The Best Writings on the Notorious Outlaw and His Gang." Dellinger...

99. Historian's Corps of Discovery: Ambrose Hopes to Restore the Missouri Historian's Corps of Discovery: Ambrose Hopes to Restore the Missouri December 7, 1998 Photo and biographical article about Stephen Ambrose, a 62-year-old "author and historian" becoming actively involved in restoring the natural condition of the Missouri River following his writing of the...

100. Historical Notes and Comments: A New History of Kansas City Historical Notes and Comments: A New History of Kansas City April//1950 Review of the book "City of the Future: A Centennial History of Kansas City" by Henry Haskell, Jr. and Richard Fowler, "being presented serially by the 'Kansas City Star.'"