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1. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October//1909

2. Horse Racing Preceded Casino in Riverside Horse Racing Preceded Casino in Riverside September-December 2013

3. Missouri Generals: Traces of Their Legacy Dot The State's Landscape Missouri Generals: Traces of Their Legacy Dot The State's Landscape April 2007 A look at Missouri's five most famous generals: Alexander "Will" Doniphan, Sterling Price, Ulysses S. Grant, John J. Pershing, and Omar N. Bradley. Based on the author's book "Five Stars: Missouri's Most...

4. Killed by Rebels: A Civil War Massacre and Its Aftermath Killed by Rebels: A Civil War Massacre and Its Aftermath July//1977 A massacre occurred along the Lafayette-Saline County line in west central Missouri on October, 1864, between German Missourians and the William C. Quantrill gang led by George Todd and David Poole. Author...

5. General Maxwell D. Taylor and the War in Vietnam General Maxwell D. Taylor and the War in Vietnam May 22, 1905 A one-page paper on General Maxwell Taylor, "chief military architect of the Vietnam War" (according to this source) and 1964 ambassador to South Vietnam. Writer of the 1959 book "The Uncertain Trumpet"...

6. Historic Sites in Mormon History at Richmond, Missouri Historic Sites in Mormon History at Richmond, Missouri February-July 2005 A series of articles and plat maps of important sites in Mormon history in Richmond, Missouri including the David Whitmer Home, Richmond jail, a list of Mormon prisoners in Richmond, and biographical information...

7. City Window: Whistler's: Urban Flight in Reverse City Window: Whistler's: Urban Flight in Reverse March//1982 After proving that Johnson Countians really can read. ..going to see if people in Westport really do read.

8. Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 1910 Annotated chronology of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from prehistoric Indian eras to 1909, covering its many political changes in ownership (Spain, France, England, etc.).

9. For Those Who Love Horse Racing For Those Who Love Horse Racing June//1969 Archives of local horse racing tales collected by 1870s horse racer William Mulkey and bequeathed to the author Albert Doerschuk.

10. Mane Museum: A Collection of Jewelry and Wreaths Made of Hair Weaves Art and History Mane Museum: A Collection of Jewelry and Wreaths Made of Hair Weaves Art and History Spring//1998 Article about Leila's Hair Museum in Independence, a storehouse of wreaths made of hair as art works, a practice ending "in the 1900s," with photos.

11. 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....

12. My Indignation. ..My Shame My Indignation. ..My Shame February/1/1935 Article about the election frauds in Kansas City government, with a photo of fraudulent signatures in a precinct book and a photo of Gil Bourk, promoter of "permanent registration."

13. A Fragment of Early Kansas History A Fragment of Early Kansas History April//1890 Article about the history of early Kansas with description of the Kansas-Nebraska Act, Horace Greeley's book ("American Conflict" volume 1, page 235) description of Kansas Territory, and involvement with...

14. Integration of Cultures as Reflected in the Services of a Mid-Missouri College Library Integration of Cultures as Reflected in the Services of a Mid-Missouri College Library March 1964 Article about the history of Lincoln University, founded (as Lincoln Institute) in Jefferson City, Missouri, in 1866 as an all-black college before becoming desegregated in 1954. Description of the gradual...

15. Kansas City Staff Sparks Investigation Kansas City Staff Sparks Investigation April/1/1968 Article about the investigation of the "Kansas City Public Library and its director, Richard B. Sealock" by the "Kansas City School Board" for selective book ordering and "inadequate branch service," etc....

16. 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.

17. Fort Osage and George Champlin Sibley Fort Osage and George Champlin Sibley 1964 Article about the life of George Sibley, the first "appointed United States factor, or trader at Fort Osage in 1808," including the operation of the fort until 1822 and later events such as the foundation...

18. The Hole in the Doughnut The Hole in the Doughnut June/15/1968 Article about the service problems of the Kansas City Public Library and the Kansas City School Board written by a "book review editor of the 'Kansas City Star'" (pictured) from a layperson's point of...

19. News from the Clendening News from the Clendening Winter//1998 Article about the University of Kansas Medical Center's Clendening Library and its recent renovation and rare book acquisitions.

20. The Value and the Sale of the Missouri Slave The Value and the Sale of the Missouri Slave January 1, 1914 Article attempts to trace the value of slaves in Missouri using county records and newspapers. Covers the time period from the early 1800s up to the Civil War. Includes various aspects of the issue.