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Dean Hampton (3)
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Parker, Charlie (3)
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Gravestones (2)
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June//1961 (1)
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1. 'Bird's Return to the Vine 'Bird's Return to the Vine February/March, 1999 Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...

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. 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...

4. Report from the Archives: Spelling Lesson Report from the Archives: Spelling Lesson June//1961 Article about the debate at the Jackson County Historical Society as to the spelling of William Quantrill's last name, with the "i" spelling appearing to be most correst over "Quantrell" or "Cantrell or...

5. The Last Laugh: Missouri Epitaphs Speak of Friendship, Marriage, Occupation, Money, Heaven and Hell, The Last Laugh: Missouri Epitaphs Speak of Friendship, Marriage, Occupation, Money, Heaven and Hell, Personality, Chance and Circumstance Winter//1995 Article about the historical evidence supplied by epitaphs on Missouri gravestones, often including sculptures, with photos and reprinted epitaphs.