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1. 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies July 4, 2005 Kansas City humanitarian Mildred Watson served as the first female commissioner in the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court and was referred to as "the mother of youth court". She died...

2. A Busy Key for Him A Busy Key for Him August/2/1953 Photo and biographical article about William Schoenhard, or Bill Schoenhard, retiring in 1953 from his "50-year career of selling clothing to young men of Kansas City" as "owner of the Schoenhard's Boys...

3. A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional Difficulties June/11/1997 File contains an article about the Marillac Center, a mental health center for children, a product of the Kansas City Orphan Boys' Home originally in Westport, merged with orphan girls' homes, and now...

4. A High School That Works A High School That Works August 9, 2006 The class of 2010 will be the first graduating class from Cristo Rey Kansas City, a Catholic, college-prep high school. Students spend one day a week working primarily in a business and this helps to pay...

5. About Town About Town April/27/1963 Biographical article about Anna Edwards, a teacher retiring after 58 years of service, beginning her career in 1916 at the Ashland school until becoming "principal of the Kansas City Boys' Orphan Home"...

6. Amputee Fights to Recover Amputee Fights to Recover November 30, 2008 Mel Deng, one of the "Lost Boys" from Sudan who was sent to Kansas City, suffered another tragedy. A work injury forced surgeons to amputate his forearm.

7. Author is Writing a Better Outlook Author is Writing a Better Outlook December 31, 2010 Raytown author Derrick Barnes has completed his second book, “We Could Be Brothers,” a story about the friendship between two 13-year old African-American boys. Barnes first series of books, “Ruby...

8. Capstone Awards Capstone Awards April 29, 2011 The sixth-annual Capstone Awards is a supplement to the Kansas City Business Journal, which "honors outstanding real estate development projects and transactions throughout the community." Some of the...

9. Central Legend Bush Ends Storied Career Central Legend Bush Ends Storied Career December/4/2001 File containing photos and biographical article about Jack Bush, "[l]ongtime Central High School boys basketball coach," retiring in 2001 at the age of 77. Coach in Caruthersville, Missouri before coming...

10. Change Ahead for Camp White Change Ahead for Camp White September/7/1967 Contains an article about Camp White. Description of the camp, formerly Camp Bohoca, located at 126th and Blue River Roads in Jackson County. Originally a gift of 108 acres from Mrs. J. B. White to the...

11. Deaths: Merrill S. Postma Deaths: Merrill S. Postma April/30/1966 Obituary for Merrill Postma, "59, president-elect of the board of the Ozanam Home for Boys," with residence at 4324 Belleview Avenue. Born in Wathena, Kansas and coming to Kansas City about 1916 before...

12. Doing the Right Thing, Even in the Face of Danger Doing the Right Thing, Even in the Face of Danger January 26, 2014 Interview with civil rights activist and 2013 Kansas City Public Library scholar in residence, Alvin Sykes. Sykes discusses his background and his experiences during the 1968 riots following the assassination...

13. Dr. R. Ott Dr. R. Ott November/14/1961 Obituary for D. R. Ott, organizer of Ott's Boys Band in 1915, dying in 1961.

14. Famous Burger Rolling Away Famous Burger Rolling Away August 17, 2007 A 60-year-old Sedalia, Missouri, landmark called the Wheel Inn Drive Inn is scheduled to close on September 3, 2007. The restaurant is known for its Guber Burger, a "1940s era hamburger with peanut butter."...

15. Fire in the Hole: Missouri's Coal History Fire in the Hole: Missouri's Coal History July 28, 2013 Article describes the history of the coal industry in Missouri. An explosion at Mine No. 6 of the Keith & Perry Coal Company in Rich Hill, Missouri, that resulted in the deaths of over twenty miners on...

16. For Troubled Boys: New Family, New Life For Troubled Boys: New Family, New Life June/7/1972 Photo and biographical article about Curtis Kenyon and his wife Elinor Kenyon, volunteer hosts and counselors for troubled boys at their home at 4940 Westwood Road. Institution known as "The Family" and...

17. Frank S. Land, 69, of De Molay Dies: Founder of Fraternal Group of Youth Served as Imperial Potentate Frank S. Land, 69, of De Molay Dies: Founder of Fraternal Group of Youth Served as Imperial Potentate of Shriners November/10/1959 Photo and obituary for Frank Land (1890-1959), "founder of the Order of De Molay and its director for forty years." Description of his career as a shriner, forming De Molay to help "boys left fatherless...

18. George Laurence Mailliard, Sr. Obituary George Laurence Mailliard, Sr. Obituary December 10, 2008 George L. Mailliard, Sr., known as Mr. M., died on December 9, 2008. He owned Mailliard's Incorporated, a men and boys clothing store which began in the Prairie Village Shopping Center in 1954. Eventually...

19. Ghastly 1918 Tales Chronicle Pandemic Ghastly 1918 Tales Chronicle Pandemic November 2, 2005 The Spanish influenza of 1918 had a drastic effect on Kansas City. Article states that the city was in the ranks of the 10 most devastated cities. Includes how life was altered during that time period...

20. Growing Through Song Growing Through Song August 3, 2005 Article about the Kansas City Boys Choir and its tenth anniversary.