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181. The Rediscovery of Colter's Hell and Other Research Adventures The Rediscovery of Colter's Hell and Other Research Adventures 1973 Descriptions of western fur traders Seth Ward and Major John Dougherty, noting Ward as husband of "two wives--one Indian and one white girl back in the settlements."

182. The Reverend Isaac McCoy The Reverend Isaac McCoy October 3, 1921 Description of "the first printing press west of the Missouri River" printing in 1832 "a newspaper called the Shawanoe Sun [sic], edited by Dr. Johnston Lykins and printed by Jotham Meeker."

183. 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.

184. The Seven Lives of Paul McNeely The Seven Lives of Paul McNeely May//1968 Photos and biographical article about Paul McNeely, "painter and stained glass artist" residing at 10 East 39th Street and formerly "in a studio, a converted chicken house on a Lee's Summit farm" called...

185. The Sportsman's Friend Remembered The Sportsman's Friend Remembered September, 2005 Autobiographical material from Harold Ensley's book Winds of Chance, reprinted in memory of "The Sportsman's Friend." Enlsey, a legendary broadcaster and sportsman, here recounts how he began his career....

186. 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.

187. The War in Kansas The War in Kansas May//1856 Book review of "The War in Kansas: A Rough Trip to the Borders, among New Homes and a Strange People" by G. Douglas Brewerton about the 1850s pre-Civil War border warfare in Kansas Territory over the issue...

188. 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.

189. 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...

190. 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...

191. 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...

192. 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.

193. 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...

194. 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...

195. 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...

196. 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'...

197. 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.

198. 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...

199. 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...

200. 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...