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1. Zooming In On the KC Flash Zooming In On the KC Flash March 14, 2004 Article about local race car driver Masten Gregory. A new book entitled "Masten Gregory: Totally Fearless" has been written by Michael J. Cox. Gregory raced at Indianapolis as well as in Europe in the...

2. You Know Your Undertakers? You Know Your Undertakers? October 3, 1971 Short notice about the publication of the book ''Six Black Horses'' by Nolan Davis who was a former undertaker’s apprentice. Davis based the book partly on his own experiences in that field, in Kansas...

3. You Can't Judge a Book You Can't Judge a Book February/18-24/1999 Review of show of artists books at the UMKC Gallery of Art.

4. Women Get Their Due Women Get Their Due March/11/1979 Photo (of a woman's painting in the Nelson Gallery of Art) and book review of "Woman Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography" by Sherry Piland and Donna Bachman. Discussion of the...

5. William Larkin Webb William Larkin Webb November/2/1913 Obituary for William Larkin Webb, or William Webb (also known as W. L. Webb), a resident of Independence and author of a three-volume work on the history of Kansas City and the book "Centennial History...

6. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City October/28/1923 Portraits and biographical article about William Percival Pitt, or William Pitt, "vice-president of the Irving-Pitt Manufacturing Company" and "president of the Kansas City Theater." Born in Iowa in 1870...

7. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City May/20/1923 Portraits and biographical article about Ernest Howard, member of the "engineering firm Harrington, Howard & Ash," born in Toronto and emigrating to Kansas City in 1901 as an engineer. Description of his...

8. Whit & Wisdom: KC Native Whitney Terrell Makes Debut with Novel That Bares Hometown Tensions Whit & Wisdom: KC Native Whitney Terrell Makes Debut with Novel That Bares Hometown Tensions August/12/2001 File containing photos and biographical article about Whitney Terrell, , a "33-year-old KC native" (residing east of Troost Avenue) and author of the novel "'The Huntsman,' a stalwart inquiry into racism...

9. When M. J. Payne Was Mayor: Old Book Found That Recalls Early Days in Kansas City When M. J. Payne Was Mayor: Old Book Found That Recalls Early Days in Kansas City 1898 Portrait and biographical article in a Kansas City newspaper (untitled) about Milton Payne (1829-1900), 6-time mayor of Kansas City starting in 1856. Description of the discovery of a book listing "city...

10. Welcome to Roselawn Welcome to Roselawn January 12, 2003 History of Roselawn at 3717 Bell St., once the home of William Volker. Current owner, James Wells, plans to sell the home and has enlisted the Junior Women's Symphony Alliance to develop the home as their...

11. Waking Up in Waldo Waking Up in Waldo July 17, 2012 In her book, "The Waldo Story," LaDene Morton follows the neighborhood's history from the time of the Santa Fe Trail to the present. The area gets its name from David Waldo, who bought 1,000 acres of land...

12. Vintage Veg Vintage Veg August 31-September 6, 2006 Article describing the history of Kansas City's oldest vegetarian restaurant, the Unity Inn, which opened just north of the original Unity headquarters in 1906. The restaurant moved to a cafeteria building...

13. Veteran of Old West, Now 91, Avenged Father's Murder While Still a Youth Veteran of Old West, Now 91, Avenged Father's Murder While Still a Youth June/30/1952 Book review of an autobiographical book by Frank Eaton, also known as "Pistol Pete" for his gun-shooting proficiency. Book describes his tracking and killing of six outlaws one by one from his boyhood...

14. Vanishing (The) Interurbans Vanishing (The) Interurbans August 17, 2008 Photos and information about streetcars and electric interurban railways as covered in Ed Conrad's book "Heartland Traction" published in 2006 [BROWSING MVSC Q 625.6 C75H].

15. Updating the Early 'Burbs: Book Shows How to Modernize Postwar Homes Without Sacrificing Their Charm Updating the Early 'Burbs: Book Shows How to Modernize Postwar Homes Without Sacrificing Their Charm June 12, 2005 Review of book published by the First Suburbs Coalition in Kansas City. The ''spiral-bound book details exterior and interior improvements for ranches, Cape Cods and split-levels.'' The coalition was organized...

16. Up Front In Historic Northeast Up Front In Historic Northeast August 20, 2003 Picture and caption showing a new mural in Kansas City's River Market at 5th and Wyandotte which depicts Lewis and Clark. Artists are Alisha Gambino, Jesus Ortiz and Joe Faus.

17. Understanding and Sympathy Are Gradually Replacing Ignorance and Race Prejudice, Will Thomas, a Negro Understanding and Sympathy Are Gradually Replacing Ignorance and Race Prejudice, Will Thomas, a Negro Born in Kansas City, Asserts in a Thoughtful Autobiography--Sought Solution to Problems in Vermont July/3/1953 File containing a photo (of the author) and book review of "The Seeking" by Will Thomas, an African American author of Kansas City. Description of the book, dealing with race relations, and of the author,...

18. UMKC's Bailey Speaks the Language of Academic Success UMKC's Bailey Speaks the Language of Academic Success April 21-27, 2006 Article profiles Guy Bailey, Chancellor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City since January of 2006. According to the article, he is the 6th of seven in the position during the past seven years. "Bailey's...

19. Two Kansas City Women Write Novelized Biography of Bridger Two Kansas City Women Write Novelized Biography of Bridger May/22/1954 Illustration and book review of "Jim Bridger, King of Scouts" by Clide Ann Hollmann (a native Missourian "connected with the information department of General hospital" in Kansas City) and Myrtes-Marie...

20. To Get Ahead in Alaska Takes a Fighter Like Hickel of Kansas To Get Ahead in Alaska Takes a Fighter Like Hickel of Kansas December/3/1959 Photo and book review of "Alaska, U. S. A.," by Herb Hischer and Miriam Hischer, with a whole chapter about Walter Hickel of Claflin, Kansas, a prominent Alaska real estate developer and promoter, pushing...