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1. A Modest Rest A Modest Rest January 4-10, 2007 Article describing the final resting place of baseball great John "Buck" O'Neil, a modest grave located in Forest Hill Cemetery, near that of his old friend Leroy "Satchel" Paige. O'Neil's last will and...

2. Bird' Grave--Tenor and All Bird' Grave--Tenor and All April/May, 2004 Brief item calling for the replacement of Charlie "Bird" Parker's headstone in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City. According to the author, the headstone "embarrasses our city" by displaying a tenor saxophone...

3. Brick Building With Gravestones Brick Building With Gravestones n.d. Unidentified brick building with gravestones displayed in front and along side. Two unidentified men stand among stones.

4. Colonel Hayes Colonel Hayes Gravestone of Colonel Hayes.

5. Dog Finds Markers For Pioneers' Graves Dog Finds Markers For Pioneers' Graves June 5, 2005 A Raytown family has discovered, thanks to their dog's digging, the gravestones of some early Jackson County pioneers. To date, six monuments have been discovered including those of the Archibald Rice...

6. Hampton's Hot Licks Hampton's Hot Licks October - November, 2005 Article recounting an August 28, 2005 birthday celebration for Charlie Parker held at his grave site in Lincoln Cemetery. The event, attended by about 250 fans and 30 Parker family members, was captured...

7. Moving Heaven and Earth Moving Heaven and Earth November 2, 2006 Article describing plans for relocation of five pioneer cemeteries near Kansas City International Airport to make way for development. Remains and gravestones from the Hoy, Miller, Kimsey, and Brightwell...