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1. Artist Was Always Available to Listen Artist Was Always Available to Listen July 14, 2008 The "Remembrances" section contains a tribute to local glass artist Gary E. Smith of Prairie Village who died June 28, 2008, at the age of 54. He came from a family of glassmakers who started and still...

2. Chariot Races Entertained the Crowds at the Fairgrounds Chariot Races Entertained the Crowds at the Fairgrounds June/21/1945 Drawing of a race at the fair with article about the brawling and drinking associated with the fair at 38th and Penn Streets to Roanoke and Valentine Streets in old Westport.

3. Daily Exposition Programme Daily Exposition Programme //1875 Newspaper featuring events and displays at the Exposition Building and Fair with short articles and advertisements.

4. Independence Fair Independence Fair August 2, 2027

5. Kansas City's Crystal Palace Bought Kansas City's Crystal Palace Bought June 24, 1987 Article describes the building of the Crystal Palace for the agricultural exposition of 1887. The building stood between 13th and 14th streets and Agnes and Kansas avenues. "It had 17 acres of floor space...

6. Meet the Faculty Meet the Faculty November 9, 1950 Biographical article about Andrew Darton, “common learnings teacher” at Lincoln High School. Darton also was author of the book "Citizenship in War Time."

7. Museum Gets 1904 World's Fair Treasures Museum Gets 1904 World's Fair Treasures October 17, 2011 Melvin Getlan and his brother, Ronald, donated 46 boxes of memorabilia from the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis to the Missouri State Museum. The items are being prepared for an exhibit planned for the...

8. World's Designs Come to the Nelson-Atkins World's Designs Come to the Nelson-Atkins March 20, 2012 A major new exhibit, "Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World's Fairs," opens April 14, 2012. The exhibit "will occupy more square footage than any previous show in the Bloch Building...."...