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1. 'A Family Doomed To Die' 'A Family Doomed To Die' May 8, 2005 The tragic story of America's first superstar horse owners, William (Billy) and Ann Woodward, is told in this article. Their prize winning horse was named Nashua. Mrs. Woodward was the former Angie later...

2. Action Stires with Visit of Latin Leader Here Action Stires with Visit of Latin Leader Here November 20, 1955 Photos and biographical article about the visit to Kansas City in 1955 by "the former president of the Dominican Republic [in the Caribbean Sea], Rafael Leonidas Trujillo," or General Rafael Trujillo....

3. Bidding here Takes Horse Sense Bidding here Takes Horse Sense April 20, 2013 Article describes an annual gathering of Amish and Mennonite traders in Rich Hill, Missouri. The author states that these representatives arrive each year from both regional and national religious communities...

4. Bugle Call Was Death Knell for Four Brothers Bugle Call Was Death Knell for Four Brothers March/27/1969 Article about the Creighton family in Civil War Carroll County, Missouri, including Colonel Ian Creighton, possessor of "an empire of land in north Missouri and droves of slaves to tend it," killed along...

5. Daring Bandits: A Bank Robbed in Cool Style Daring Bandits: A Bank Robbed in Cool Style September/1/1891 Article about the robbery of the American Bank in Corder, Missouri, in Lafayette County, on August 31, 1891, by two masked men on horses. Description of the same-day capture and expected lynching of one...

6. Deaths: Miss Frances Kyte Deaths: Miss Frances Kyte September/20/1968 Obituary for Miss Frances Kyte, "62, well-known horse breeder and exhibitor" living near Belton, Missouri. Native of West Virginia and coming to Kansas City about 1928, with residence at 3614 Gillham Road...

7. Deaths: Mrs. Della M. Bruening Deaths: Mrs. Della M. Bruening May/9/1974 Obituary for Della Bruening, dying at the age of 81 in May 1974, a raiser of American Royal prize-winning horses at a farm near Liberty, Missouri, and widow of "the late Joseph A. Bruening [or Joseph Bruening],...

8. Decades Pass, Struggle Goes On Decades Pass, Struggle Goes On January 20, 2008 Three Kansas Citians, Geneva Morris, Alvin Brooks, and retired Jackson County Circuit Judge Jon Gray, "tell their stories of the civil rights movement and assess the progress."

9. Did You Know? Horses and Parks Did You Know? Horses and Parks April/4/2001 Article about many of the changes in the Northeast residential district since the beginning of the park and boulevard system. Description of some of the riders of (and places designed partly for horses...

10. Ferd Owen Ferd Owen April/19/1950 Biographical article about Ferd Owen, seller of 90,000 mules in one year.

11. Fire Department Horses Dan and Joe Fire Department Horses Dan and Joe June/8/1941 Brief article describing Dan and Joe, the famous fire horses during Chief George Hale's tenure, both horses competing in the 1893 London exposition, Joe being killed in 1894 in a Kansas City cable car...

12. Forty Years Ago Forty Years Ago December/10/1912 Article about the horse epidemic in 1872, causing problems with funeral transportation.

13. Golf Where Horses Raced Golf Where Horses Raced September/2/1959 History of the grounds starting in 1904 as a horse racetrack and later becoming a golf course of Blue Hills Country Club.

14. Horse Race Horse Race September/1/1859

15. Jobs Stand the Test of Time Jobs Stand the Test of Time August 17, 2010 Article in the Business Weekly about five jobs, although "old-fashioned," that are either still in demand or have made a comeback. They include typewriter repair; vinyl sound records as opposed to the...

16. Kansas City Firemen Showed World New Tricks in Paris 40 Years Ago Kansas City Firemen Showed World New Tricks in Paris 40 Years Ago July/25/1940 Photo and article about the Kansas City Fire Department's exhibitions and competition in Paris, France, in 1900, competing against other European national firefighting teams and witnessing "the nineteenth...

17. Kansas City Horses Will Run Today At Churchill Downs Kansas City Horses Will Run Today At Churchill Downs June 18, 2005 Perfect Drift, a race horse raised on the south Kansas City farm of owner William Reed is racing in the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Gun Salute, a horse owned by local attorney Brant Laue...

18. Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19 Jahrhundert Kansas City und Sein Deutschthum im 19 Jahrhundert 1900 Photo of the intersection of 3rd and Walnut Street in 1900, with the streets filled with horses, buggies, and people.

19. KC's Own Seabiscuit KC's Own Seabiscuit July 29, 2003 Story of race horse Lawrin, owned by Herbert Woolf, owner of Woolf Brothers Clothing Stores. Lawrin won the Kentucky Derby in 1938. He was bred and trained in what is now Prairie Village, Johnson County,...

20. Leavenworth - Equine Surgery Leavenworth - Equine Surgery March 27, 2007 Captioned photograph showing a carousel in the background and man carving. Caption reads, "Even wooden horses need care. When the C. W. Parker Carousel Museum in Leavenworth is closed, volunteers often...