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1. . ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month May//1948 Photo and biographical article about Jesse Clyde Nichols, or J. C. Nichols, 67-year-old founder of the Country Club District, Country Club Plaza, J. C. Nichols Company and a nationally prominent urban...

2. 35 Years to Finish Job 35 Years to Finish Job November 1974 Photos and biographical article about Daniel MacMorris, a painter starting out in Kansas City as a sculptor in 1908 of gargoyles on "the tunnel of love at the old Electric Park at 47th and Woodland" Avenues....

3. A Dictator of Authoritive Fashions A Dictator of Authoritive Fashions May/15/1915 Photo and biographical article about E. F. Keister, proprietor of a ladies tailoring shop near 14th and Oak Street, established in 1904, and moved to "the new Miller building at 1121-23 Grand avenue" as...

4. A Kansas City Architect: James Oliver Hogg A Kansas City Architect: James Oliver Hogg September-October 1982 Photos, illustration, and biographical article about James Hogg, an architect born in Wisconsin "around 1858" and arriving in Kansas City in 1886. Designer of mostly commercial and storage buildings, including...

5. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Reminiscences by Daniel Geary from 1915 about the radical changes in the topography in the Town of Kansas around 1856-1859, as its early streets were built and hills graded for settlement. Description...

6. All the Time in High All the Time in High August//1925 Photo and biographical article about Reverend William Quayle (1860-1924), a former minister and college teacher and president. Native of Parkville, Missouri becoming a language professor and president...

7. Another View of Grand Avenue Another View of Grand Avenue January 1914 Photo of Grand Avenue buildings, "an unusual picture with a striking showing of masses of masonry."

8. As a Good Samaritan As a Good Samaritan November//1925 Photo and biographical article about Edwin Terry Brigham, or Terry Brigham, co-founder of the Helping Hand Institute at 408 Main Street (a former saloon) in Kansas City in 1894, later moved into its own...

9. Banking on History Banking on History March-April//1984 Photo and article about the City Bank building at 1801 Grand Avenue, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

10. Bloody Bill Anderson Bloody Bill Anderson June 1972 Biographical article about William "Bloody Bill" Anderson, or William Anderson (ca. 1840-1864), the notorious and savage guerrilla leader during the Civil War, describing the motives for his actions, including...

11. Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of Bushwhackers in War on the Border December//1956 Reprint of a letter from General George Caleb Bingham regarding deeds during the Civil War of General Thomas Ewing, "giving what is considered to be the most accurate account of this terrible affair [the...

12. Bringing Dowtown Back: The Bryant Building Bringing Dowtown Back: The Bryant Building November-December//1983 Article about the renovation of the Bryant Building, listed in the Register of Historic Places, built in 1931 in Art Deco style with 22 stories at 1102 Grand Avenue.

13. Building Carnival Floats Building Carnival Floats October 1899 W. H. Jennens, located at 1616 Grand Avenue, is the only carnival float workshop in Kansas City, aside from the Priests of Pallace' den. During most of the year the factory is in the "business of manufactruing...

14. Business Gossip Business Gossip April//1913 Grand opening at 1728 Grand Avenue.

15. Case Studies in Adaptive Reuse: Grand Avenue Bank Transformed into Architectural Office Case Studies in Adaptive Reuse: Grand Avenue Bank Transformed into Architectural Office March//1980 Imposing building at 18th and Grand Avenues originally built by R. C. Kemper for the City Bank in 1926.

16. Churchmen Lead Fight for Schools: Kansas City School Levy Election Won by Civic, Religious Forces Headed Churchmen Lead Fight for Schools: Kansas City School Levy Election Won by Civic, Religious Forces Headed by J. Allan Watson April 26, 1950 Religious and church-related news about the Kansas City and surrounding areas, including the following items: (1) a successful school levy election headed by "J. Allan Watson, general secretary of the...

17. City Window: Wide Berth City Window: Wide Berth October 1, 1979 Ever wonder why Grand Avenue is wider than other streets downtown? One of biggest givers of land to Kansas City, next to Colonel Thomas Swope, was Milton McGee, who, in 1852, gave the city an entire block...

18. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street October/3/1921 Mention of "the old Norton house" on the east side of Grand Avenue north of 3rd Street, built before the Civil War and still standing in 1911. Uninhabited by that time and in poor condition as the death...

19. Focus on Banking: 'Exhausted Rooster' Crosby Kemper Still Rules UMB Roost Focus on Banking: 'Exhausted Rooster' Crosby Kemper Still Rules UMB Roost July/17/1989 Photos and biographical article about Rufus Crosby Kemper, Jr., or R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., "the man who has ruled the $3.5 billion-asset United Missouri Bancshares Inc. for decades" at the age of 62 and...

20. Food Finds Food Finds July 2000 Photos and reviews of Kansas City restaurants including the American Restaurant at Crown Center, Lidia's Kansas City in the freighthouse building or Crossroads District, Café Sebastienne at 4420 Warwick...