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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. An Inspiring Storyteller An Inspiring Storyteller October 8, 2011 Obituary and tribute for Kathleen Lee Tuohey, a local historian and author. Tuohey spearheaded a 20-year project to restore the old Pitcher Cemetery in eastern Jackson County and identify grave markers...

3. He Cared Deeply and Often He Cared Deeply and Often June 13, 2010 Tribute to John T. Duncan who died May 21, 2010, at age 81. Duncan was the unofficial historian of the Kansas City, Missouri School District, a founder of the Ethnic Enrichment Commissioin, and worked...

4. Historians Dig Up Lessons on Slavery Historians Dig Up Lessons on Slavery February 15, 2006 Article reports on the work local historians who are are researching African-American history through cemeteries. Mount Memorial Cemetery in Clay County dedicated the north end of the cemetery to African-American...

5. 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...

6. 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...

7. Living Life To Its Fullest Living Life To Its Fullest August 20, 2003 Feature article on local historian and writer Dory DeAngelo. Growing up in the Northeast area, Dory discovered at an early age she had a love for the theater and acting. Although she never made it big...

8. Married June 6, 1931: Bill and Vera Eldridge Celebrate Fiftieth Married June 6, 1931: Bill and Vera Eldridge Celebrate Fiftieth June/6/1981 Biographical article about William Egbert Eldridge, or Bill Eldridge, and his wife Vera Haworth Eldridge, "well-known Clay County historians," with photos. Description of Bill's life and career, born in...

9. Missouri Heritage: Jurist Known for Work on Secession Document Missouri Heritage: Jurist Known for Work on Secession Document October/17/1970 Photo and biographical article about William Napton (1808-1883), "best known by Civil war historians as the principal architect of the Jackson county secession resolutions and by lawyers for his 25 years...

10. Neglected History Sought Neglected History Sought March 10, 2013 Article announces that documentary filmmaker Kevin Wilmott and historians Deborah Dandridge and Tanya Hart are beginning work on a film focusing upon healthcare provided to African Americans living in...

11. Society of Architectural Historians Society of Architectural Historians April/19/1973 Unverified newspaper clipping about a grant for information on architectural preservation

12. Voices from 1863 Raid Sound Anew on Twitter Voices from 1863 Raid Sound Anew on Twitter August 22, 2013 On August 21, 2013 a group of Lawrence, Kansas residents and historians re-enacted the 1863 raid of the town using the social media site Twitter. As part of the 150th commemoration of the raid by William...