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1. 'Love Our House. Thank You, America' 'Love Our House. Thank You, America' November 12, 2007 Kansas City, Kansas, family of Daniel Gilyeat thanked the community for their support while the ABC TV show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" replaced their leaky, drafty bungalow with "3,000 square feet,...

2. 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart July 29, 1975 Biographical article with photo about Mrs. Willa Carter, 78-year-old matriarch of a large adopted family of over 100 foster children in Kansas City. The story is told of her long process of adopting starting...

3. A Model of Commitment A Model of Commitment April 25, 2009 Photo and obituary Of Gertrude Hooker Keith (1915-2009), the first African American woman on the Kansas City school board and the first director of the Wayne Miner Housing Project. An active community...

4. Blacks Have Endowed KC Blacks Have Endowed KC February 10, 1986 Three-part article about three prominent African Americans from Kansas City's past: Judge Carl Johnson, Minnie Crosthwaite, and Rev. D.A. Holmes. Carl Johnson was "the first black elected to a judgeship...

5. Children's Mercy Will Direct Research Into Pediatric Meds Children's Mercy Will Direct Research Into Pediatric Meds August 8-14, 2008 "Children's Mercy is providing $300,000 to jump-start the Pediatric Pharmaceutical Reformulation Program of the Institute for Pediatric Innovation." This project will reformulate certain medications children...

6. Children's Museum Closing Children's Museum Closing 2008-08-03 The Children's Museum of Kansas City closed August 9, 2008. The Museum merged with Wonderscope of Shawnee earlier in the year.

7. From Days Gone By, a Tradition Worth Keeping From Days Gone By, a Tradition Worth Keeping December 26, 2007 Article recalls the Christmas parties given for their employees by Virginia and Jud Putsch, owners of several Putschs' restaurants in the area during the 1940s to early 1970s. "Foremost, there was the...

8. 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...

9. Grimy Hands Learn to Love Needlework Grimy Hands Learn to Love Needlework December 3, 1916 Article profiling the work of Mrs. J. M. Curtice teaching children of immigrants to sew at the Swope Settlement House, located at 16th and Campbell. Curtice is described by the author as one of the pioneers...

10. Historic Building Named After Community Leader Historic Building Named After Community Leader September 24, 2008 In August 2008 the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) named its historic administration building in honor of civic leader and president, Karen Pletz. The building, located at Woodland...

11. Hospital Looks to East Hospital Looks to East October 12, 2007 Children's Mercy Hospital has purchased nine acres for $2.9 million to build a new facility to serve eastern Jackson County. It's located near the southeast corner of Interstate 70 and Little Blue Parkway....

12. Kansas City Giving Guide: Pillars of Philanthropy Kansas City Giving Guide: Pillars of Philanthropy November 7, 2008 Special section on philanthropy provides extensive information on the following charitable institutions: American Heart Association, Bank of America Charitable Foundation, Brain Injury Association, Children's...

13. Osteopathic University to Expand Research Studies Osteopathic University to Expand Research Studies June 4, 2004 On July 1, 2005, the University of Health Sciences will change its name to Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. The University of Health Sciences has been in existence for 88 years. It plans...

14. Pioneer in Toy Industry Dies Pioneer in Toy Industry Dies August 30, 2007 Frances Wang Gershon, co-founder of U.S. Toy Co./Constructive Playthings, died August 28, 2007. From its beginning in 1953, the company grew to eight stores in seven states, "including its 1 million-square-foot...

15. Positive Prognosis Positive Prognosis August 8-14, 2008 As part of a special section on health care, this article summarizes resurgence on Hospital Hill as the institutions there all undertake expansion and improvement projects. Included map "Hospital Hill...

16. Troupe Could be Another Player in Lee's Summit Troupe Could be Another Player in Lee's Summit December 29, 2008 The Martin City Melodrama, a local theater group known for satire and vaudeville, is going to make a place in Lee's Summit, Missouri, its home. "The nonprofit group and community leaders are discussing...

17. Wonderscope, Children's Place Set Sights On a 'Wow" For Kids Wonderscope, Children's Place Set Sights On a 'Wow" For Kids February 19, 2008 Two local children's museums want to merge and build "a world-class destination museum." The governing boards of both the Children's Museum of Kansas City and of Wonderscope have now signed a letter of...