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Lloyd, Laura Knickerb...
450 Attend Service for Henry Haskell
Funeral notice for Henry Haskell, editor of the Kansas City Star starting in 1928 and author of books about Rome, with a brief review of his career.
American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century
References to and brief descriptions of the Committee on Public Information during World War I, and its chairman, George Creel, a former Kansas City journalist, pointing out his efforts with the committee...
Articles Written by John Edward Hicks
A collection of 163 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times authored by John Edward Hicks, a proofreader and reporter for the Star. Most of the articles...
Author and Newsman George Washington Ogden Dies at 94: He Had Been City Editor of the Old Kansas City Times
Obituary for George Washington Ogden, or George Ogden, "94, author and former city editor of the old Kansas City Times" "before its purchase by The Star." Native of Lawrence, Kansas coming to Kansas City...
Information on Bill Vaughan (1915-1977), "longtime resident humorist at the paper [The Kansas City Star]," writer of "the Starbeams column for more than 30 years," and native of Saint Louis. File includes...
Bill Vaughan: 'Mr. Starbeams'
Photos and biographical article about Bill Vaughan, writer of "the column Starbeams--a column born with the first issue of William Rockhill Nelson's 'Kansas City Star.'" Born in Saint Louis in 1915 and...
Biography of Courtney Ryley Cooper (1886-1940), Journalist
Biography of Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), Author
Biography of Henry C. Haskell (1902-1981), Editor and Author
Biography of William E. (Bill) Vaughan (1915-1977), Newspaper Columnist
Books of the Day: The Man Who Finally Routed Napoleon
File containing a photo (of the author) and review of "Men of Waterloo," a book about the European military battle by John Sutherland, a White House correspondent and former Kansas City Star book reviewer....
Charles Spalding--Westport and Kansas City Town Booster
File containing a photo and biographical article about Charles Carroll Spalding, or Charles Spalding (1826-1876), a pioneer promoter and writer of Kansas City. Native of Vermont coming to Kansas City in...
Clara Virginia Townsend
File containing photos and information on Clara Virginia Townsend, or Clara Townsend (ca. 1858-1939), a former teacher, school principal, and creator of "Prunes and Prisms" column (under the pen name of...
File contains a biographical article about Edgar Snow (1905-1972), a prominent Asian journalist and native Kansas Citian writing "a prophetic and controversial book titled 'Red Star over China'" upon his...
Edgar Snow: China Hand from Missouri
Photos and biographical article about Edgar Snow (1905-1972), a prominent Chinese journalist from Missouri. Native of Kansas City studying here and at the University of Missouri-Columbia before moving...
Ernest Hemingway as Cub Reporter
Biographical article about famous novelist Ernest Hemingway and his days as a cub reporter for the Kansas City Star in 1918-1919 fresh out of high school.
Ernest Hemingway the Cub Reporter
Illustrations and biographical article about Ernest Hemingway during his short career in Kansas City as a newspaper reporter for the Star in 1917-1918. Description of his departure from his parents at...
Ernest Hemingway, Cub Reporter: Kansas City Star Stories
Book about the tenure of Ernest Hemingway as a newspaper reporter at the Kansas City Star in 1917-1918, with numerous excerpts of his articles on Kansas City news events and other associated writings.
Newspaper clippings from 1905 to 1947 from the Kansas City Star and Times, the Denver Republican, the Springfield Republican, New York Tribune, and Washington Post, about George Creel (1876-1953), a journalist,...
Hemingway in KC
June 8, 2008
Article discusses the short time Hemingway lived in Kansas City and offers ways his time at The Kansas City Star newspaper may have had an effect on his later writing. The 13th Biennial International Hemingway...
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