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1. ''Les Indiens Osages'': French Publicity for the Traveling Osage ''Les Indiens Osages'': French Publicity for the Traveling Osage July 1, 2003 Les Indiens Osages was published in France in 1827 and was written to publicize the arrival of six Osage Indians traveling in that country. This 36 page publication gives insights into the French-Osage...

2. A Browser's Guide to Unique Bookstores A Browser's Guide to Unique Bookstores February//1983 Review of locally-owned (non-chain) bookstores with photos and descriptions of the following: (1) Bookenders in Platte City, (2) Glenn Books at 1227 Baltimore Avenue, (3) Bennett Schneider at 300 Ward...

3. A Library Book Fair A Library Book Fair October//1939 Photos and article about the "unique book fair" held by the "Central Branch of the Kansas City (Mo.) Public Library" with displays of antiques, objects from foreign countries, and a miniature model house,...

4. A Raucous and Wild Ride Back in Time A Raucous and Wild Ride Back in Time June/July, 2005 Article describes the 2005 publication of Kansas City Jazz from Ragtime to Bebop--A History, by Frank Driggs and Chuck Haddix (Oxford University Press). Includes interview material and biographical information...

5. Americana: The Bloody Curtain Rises Americana: The Bloody Curtain Rises June/12/1954 Illustration and book review of "Bleeding Kansas" by Alice Nichols, "the story of the conflict between Northerners and Southerners for possession of Kansas between 1854 and 1857," reviewed by Kenneth Davis,...

6. City Window: MacMorris Book Available City Window: MacMorris Book Available March 1979 Photo and review of "'MacMorris--60 [Y]ears,' a book about the career of artist Daniel MacMorris, who was featured in last month's 'Kansas City [M]agazine.'"

7. David Spivey Is in International Fine Art Book Business Here David Spivey Is in International Fine Art Book Business Here March 2005 Profile of Spivey's Old Maps, Fine Art, Prints & Rare Books, located at 825 Westport Road.

8. Dr. von Holst on the Kansas Question Dr. von Holst on the Kansas Question February/6/1886 Book review of "The Constitutional and Political History of the United States" by H. von Holst with a section on the origins and history of the state of Kansas and national legislation on slave territories...

9. Emigrant Life in Kansas Emigrant Life in Kansas July/3/1886 Book review of "Emigrant Life in Kansas" by Percy Ebbutt about the English book author's emigration to Morris County, Kansas (centering on Junction City, Kansas) in 1871 and experiences of pioneer life...

10. Frank and Ardis Glenn and the Glenn Bookshop Frank and Ardis Glenn and the Glenn Bookshop July 2013 Article on Frank and Ardis Glenn and their antique and rare book business, the Glenn Bookshop. Frank joined the publishing business in 1924, and after managing a rare book department and developing a number...

11. Govt. and Politics: Ready-Mix Regime Govt. and Politics: Ready-Mix Regime September/13/1947 Photo (of Tom Pendergast) and book review of "Tom's Town" by William Reddig, about the Kansas City Pendergast machine headed by Boss Tom Pendergast (owner of the "Ready-Mixed Concrete" company).

12. 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.'"

13. How Children Learn about Trade Books in Kansas City How Children Learn about Trade Books in Kansas City August 26, 1939 Map, photos, and article about the "[l]ocation of the principal bookshops and branch libraries in Kansas City," with special reference to books and their promotion for children and juveniles. Description...

14. Jean A. Merrill: Children's Libraries Jean A. Merrill: Children's Libraries June 1965 Article about the Kansas City Public Library Children's Department's involvement with school book fairs for children in the Kansas City area, starting with the "Carnival of Books" in 1955, etc.

15. Much Research for 'Westering Man' Done in Archives Much Research for 'Westering Man' Done in Archives July-September//1983 Book review of "Westering Man" by Bil Gilbert about Joseph Walker (1798-1876), prominent mountain man and "first Sheriff of Jackson County, Missouri." Description of much of the book's research being done...

16. People People November//1991 Photo and bio of Charles Mallory, "the only working literary agent in Kansas City" and a book author himself starting out in New York.

17. People Talked About People Talked About January/21/1897 Photo and description of William Allen White, or William White, "editor of the Emporia 'Gazette'" and author of a book about Kansas life called "The Real Issue."

18. Poor Harry Poor Harry April/24/1948 Book review (written by William Reddig) of "The Inside Storyof the Pendergast Machine by the Man Who Smashed It" by Maurice Milligan, about the Kansas City Pendergast machine headed by Boss Tom Pendergast...

19. The First Book on Kansas: The Story of Edward Everett Hale's "Kanzas and Nebraska" The First Book on Kansas: The Story of Edward Everett Hale's "Kanzas and Nebraska" May//1933 Review of the first book about Kansas (according to this source), entitled "Kanzas and Nebraska" and written by Edward Hale in 1854.

20. The Second Book on Kansas: An Account of C. B. Boynton and T. B. Mason's "A Journey through Kansas; The Second Book on Kansas: An Account of C. B. Boynton and T. B. Mason's "A Journey through Kansas; with Sketches of Nebraska" May//1935 Review of the "second book on Kansas" entitled "A Journey through Kansas" and written by C. B. Boynton and T. B. Mason in 1855.