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1. Zenas Leonard: Fur Trapper, Early Sibley, Missouri Merchant [and] The Leonard Narrative Zenas Leonard: Fur Trapper, Early Sibley, Missouri Merchant [and] The Leonard Narrative March//1969 Biographical articles about Zenas Leonard (1809-1857), "one of the first settlers in what is now Jackson County, Missouri," in 1831, writing a book (pictured) about his adventures as a fur trader west...

2. Zenas Leonard--Fur Trader, Early Sibley Merchant Zenas Leonard--Fur Trader, Early Sibley Merchant March 1965 Article describing the life of fur trader Zenas Leonard (1809-1857) and his stops at "the former site of Fort Osage" in 1831 and again in about 1840 when the site had become "a hustling-bustling frontier...

3. Winstead's Tastes Good, Like a Hamburger Should Winstead's Tastes Good, Like a Hamburger Should April//1975 Illustrations and article (excerpted from Calvin Trillin's book "American Fried") about Winstead's Drive-In hamburger restaurant in Kansas City and its relation to Kansas City culture and role as a breadbasket...

4. William Least Heat-Moon: A Background and Appreciation William Least Heat-Moon: A Background and Appreciation Summer//2001 Photo and biographical article about William Least Heat-Moon, or William Heat-Moon, a native of Kansas City (born as William Trogdon) and travel book writer living near Columbia, Missouri. Author of the...

5. William Allen White, Author of "In Our Town" William Allen White, Author of "In Our Town" July//1906 Photo of William Allen White, or William White, author of the book "In Our Town."

6. Where You Live Means a Lot Where You Live Means a Lot December//1971 Review of the 1971 book "Social Status in the City," a "thorough study of our [Kansas City's] social order" from a survey conducted during the 1950s, examining all sorts of social stratification in different...

7. What I Saw of Order No. 11 What I Saw of Order No. 11 February 1967 Article with detailed reminiscences of Martin Rice, a Jackson County resident and vocal opponent of Order Number 11 during its execution in 1863. Description of many of the arrests and murders of Missouri...

8. Was Jesse James a Terrorist? Was Jesse James a Terrorist? February/March 2003 Review and statements of experts concerning author T.J. Stiles' 2002 book, ''Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War''. The book asserts that Jesse James would have been considered a terrorist if he had...

9. Was Jesse James a Terrorist? Was Jesse James a Terrorist? February/March//2003 Review and statements of experts concerning author T.J. Stiles 2002 book, "Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War". The book asserts that Jesse James would have been considered a terrorist if he had...

10. Warrensburg and Johnson County's Cena Christopher Draper Warrensburg and Johnson County's Cena Christopher Draper September, 2002 First of a two part story on children's author Cena Christopher Draper from Warrensburg, Missouri. Noted for children's stories that paralleled her own childhood. Her first published book was a novel for...

11. Walter B. Harte Walter B. Harte January-November//1897 Several book reviews of local authors' works written by Walter Blackburn Harte, located sporadically throughout the 1897 bound volume of the magazine.

12. Urban History of Kansas Urban History of Kansas Winter 2005-2006 Part of the magazine's "Review Essay Series", the author refutes the rural image long associated with Kansas by stating that "since the 1950s more than half of the state's residents have lived 'in town'...

13. Up the Runway to Minsky's Up the Runway to Minsky's May//1957 Second of two autobiographical articles from the book by Gypsy Rose Lee, a nationally famous striptease artist recounting her experiences as a burlesque performer at the Missouri Theater at 10th and Missouri...

14. Up Front Up Front June//1978 Interview of Thorpe Menn about his planned book on the history of the Kansas City Star upon his retirement from the paper at the age of about 65. Description of his career as a journalist, joining the...

15. Two Original Letters from Early-Day Westerners--D. A. Grant Presents Story of Forty-niner's Voyage around Two Original Letters from Early-Day Westerners--D. A. Grant Presents Story of Forty-niner's Voyage around Cape Horn, and an 1840 View of Independence, Missouri June//1951 Reprint of a letter from Allen Ward in Independence in 1840, describing schools and business conditions of the time, including Overton's Flour Mill, a lumber mill, and a possible wool mill trading locally...

16. Treasures. ..In Ellen McCoy's 'Receipt Book' Treasures. ..In Ellen McCoy's 'Receipt Book' April-June//1983 Photo of Eleanor Waddle McCoy, or "Ellen McCoy [1818-1893], wife of William McCoy, first mayor of Independence," with a description of her 1850s cookbook.

17. Town and Gown Town and Gown September/20/1954 Biographical article about Clarence Decker, former and founding president of the University of Kansas City since its opening in 1933, with a partial book review of "A Place of Light: The Story of a University...

18. Touch the Pages of History Touch the Pages of History July 2008 Article describes two rare book collections in Kansas City, Linda Hall Library and Clendening History of Medicine Library and Museum. Color reproductions of illustrations from books are included as well...

19. Thomas James: Traveler to Santa Fe Thomas James: Traveler to Santa Fe October//1953 Biographical article about Thomas James, an early western trader and mountain man traveling to the territory of the Blackfeet Indians in 1809 and to Santa Fe in 1821 before writing a book about his experiences...

20. The Wordworks: Treading the Paths of Art The Wordworks: Treading the Paths of Art June 1979 Review of a book, "Christo: Wrapped Walkways," about the artist's controversial artwork of sidewalks at Loose Park covered with wrapping material.