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1. A Lost Legacy A Lost Legacy May 7, 2006 African American jockeys once dominated the sport of horse racing and won the Kentucky Derby 15 of the first 28 times it was run. Lonnie Clayton was an early African American jockey from Kansas City, winning...

2. America's Crossroads: A Century of Kansas City Essays from the Missouri Historical Review America's Crossroads: A Century of Kansas City Essays from the Missouri Historical Review July 2007 Article, written by the editors of a collection of articles on the history of Kansas City, discusses key themes and trends in Kansas City historical writing. The authors explain their choices for inclusion,...

3. Art: Architectural History of City Long Overdue Art: Architectural History of City Long Overdue August 1979 Book review of "Kansas City, Missouri: An Architectural History, 1926-1976" by George Ehrlich, former "president of the Kansas City Chapter of Architectural Historians and also chairman of UMKC's art and...

4. Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler 2007

5. Biography of George Fuller Green (1887-1970), Architect/City Historian Biography of George Fuller Green (1887-1970), Architect/City Historian 2003

6. Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist 1999

7. Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist 2009

8. Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure 2007

9. Biography of Samuel S. Mayerberg (1892-1964), Rabbi Biography of Samuel S. Mayerberg (1892-1964), Rabbi 2007

10. Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer 2008

11. Board of Trade Building (Second) Profile Board of Trade Building (Second) Profile 2003

12. Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau Cher Oncle, Cher Papa: The Letters of Francois and Berenice Chouteau 2001 Glossary entry for Berenice Chouteau (1801-1888). She was the daughter of Pierre Menard and his first wife, Marie Therese Michelle Godin. She married Francois Chouteau in 1819 and came with him to the...

13. German in Kansas German in Kansas Spring 2005 This bibliographic review article is part of the "Review Essay Series" published in Kansas History. The author presents a general overall view of German states in Europe prior to the immigration period,...

14. Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth August/September 2005 Brief item describing an article from The Kansas City Star, June 26, 2005, reporting on jazz historians Chuck Haddix and Llew Walker's discoveries of the addresses of Charlie "Bird" Parker in the Kansas...

15. Historians Put Focus on Unsung Kansan Historians Put Focus on Unsung Kansan May 1, 2006 Article reporting the opening of over 250 boxes of the papers of Harry W. Colmery, a Topeka lawyer credited with writing the G.I. Bill of Rights legislation. Colmery, who died at age 88 in 1979, toiled...

16. Historians Struggle To Keep Multnomah Site Alive Historians Struggle To Keep Multnomah Site Alive July 31, 2002 This newspaper story gives an update on the struggle by those interested in preserving the site of John Dougherty's home called Multnomah located in Clay County, Kansas City North, between North Oak Trafficway...

17. Historic Sites in Wyandotte County, Revisited Historic Sites in Wyandotte County, Revisited June, 2004 Three lists of historic sites in Wyandotte County, created by historians interested in preservation. The first list was created historian Grant W. Harrington in 1935, while the second list, created by...

18. In Memoriam: Farewell to Historic Preservationists Who Dedicated Their Lives to The Future of the Past In Memoriam: Farewell to Historic Preservationists Who Dedicated Their Lives to The Future of the Past Spring 2006 Includes two individuals who died this year, Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006) and Tim Cox (1956-2006). Includes their picture. Jane Flynn was President of the Jackson County Historical Society at one time....

19. John Root's Monadnock Building John Root's Monadnock Building December//1967 Photos and article (written by the architectural critic for the Kansas City Star) about the 1892 Monadnock Building in Chicago designed by John Root of the architectural firm of Burnham & Root, designers...

20. Landmarks Catalogue: Buildings and Spaces of Metropolitan Kansas City Landmarks Catalogue: Buildings and Spaces of Metropolitan Kansas City 1969? Booklet listing historically significant buildings and spaces in the city with addresses, dates of construction, and architects.