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1. . ..Presenting Roy Roberts: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Roy Roberts: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month March//1947 Biographical article about Roy Roberts, editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper at 18th and Grand Avenues. Born in Muscotah, Kansas in 1887 and raised in Lawrence, Kansas before becoming a reporter for...

2. [Thirty] Years a City Editor [Thirty] Years a City Editor July 1, 1935 Photo, cartoon illustrations, and autobiographical article about Charles Blood, city editor of the Kansas City Times newspaper for 30 years. He describes the duties and experiences of his job over that...

3. A Big 50 in Kansas City A Big 50 in Kansas City June/8/1959 Article profiling Kansas City Star editor Roy A. Roberts and his various influences in national and local politics through the newspaper.

4. A Couple of Winners A Couple of Winners March, 2005 Article profiles Joe and Kay McGuff. In 1997, five years after retiring from a long career as a journalist with the Kansas City Star, Joe McGuff was diagnosed with amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

5. A Founder of Kansas City Dead A Founder of Kansas City Dead January/18/1916 Photo and obituary for Colonel Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), a former mayor, newspaper editor, and Union officer of Kansas City.

6. A Good Word for the Bad Boy A Good Word for the Bad Boy May/22/1915 Biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder and editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper, with an excerpt of a letter written by him "to Father Cavanaugh, of the Notre Dame...

7. A Great Editor's Methods A Great Editor's Methods April 8, 1916 Portrait and biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder and editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper and "probably the most successful newspaper editor of modern times." Description...

8. A Memoir: Recollections of a Good Guy by a Once-upon-a-Time Bad Guy A Memoir: Recollections of a Good Guy by a Once-upon-a-Time Bad Guy March 1979 Photo and biographical article about Thorpe Menn, a literary editor of the Kansas City Star, describing the author's (J. J. Maloney, an ex-convict and poet) working relationship with Menn and help out...

9. Airialto Accolade Airialto Accolade October//1936 Photos and captions about announcers and performers on local radio shows including Melba Hardaway of W9XBY's "The Friendly Neighbor," Paul Henning of KMBC's movie reviews, Tom Collins and James McQueeny...

10. Albert G. Blakey Albert G. Blakey October//1909 Biographical article about Albert Gallatin Blakey, or Albert Blakey (1825-1877), a former Missouri state representative and mayor of Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Native of Kentucky raised in Benton County,...

11. Anchors Away. ..From the Camera Anchors Away. ..From the Camera December//1983 Review of Kansas City's most visible television news anchors and their lives away from the camera, with photos and descriptions of the following: (1) Anne Peterson, anchor of KCTV-5 ("28-year-old former...

12. Ann Sure-as-Heck Can Ann Sure-as-Heck Can January//1980 Photos and biographical article about Anne Peterson, 24-year old (in 1980) KCMO-TV Channel 9 news anchorperson since about 1979. Born in Wisconsin as Anne Brunk to two Swedish immigrants and having a nearly...

13. Art Brisbane: The Kansas City Star Is Still a Newspaper, but Much More in the 21st Century Art Brisbane: The Kansas City Star Is Still a Newspaper, but Much More in the 21st Century April 2001 Photos and biographical article about Arthur Brisbane, "president and publisher" of the Kansas City Star, joining the paper in 1979 "as a reporter and columnist." Discussion on the paper's adjustment to...

14. Back to a First Love Back to a First Love January 25, 1954 Brief description of The Kansas City Star's new policy under Roy Roberts of designating more work for younger employees and more freedom and prestige for those with more seniority, such as Arthur Wahlstedt...

15. Beyond a Calling Beyond a Calling September 2001 Photos and biographical article about Lucile Bluford, 90-year-old African American "editor and part owner of 'The Kansas City Call' newspaper" since 1955. Native of North Carolina raised partly in Kansas...

16. Big Roy Big Roy February/24/1947 Overview of the impact of the Kansas City Star on governments in its territory, comparing the power of its president, Roy Roberts, to political figures such as Alf Landon.

17. Bill Vaughan: 'Mr. Starbeams' Bill Vaughan: 'Mr. Starbeams' August//1966 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...

18. Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of the Bushwhackers in Bloody Bill, Noted Guerrilla of the Civil War: Anderson Was Picturesque Leader of the Bushwhackers in War on the Border December//1956 Mention of Robert Miller, "editor of the Liberty, Missouri, Tribune" newspaper during the Civil War and nearly killed by Bloody Bill Anderson until saved by one of the Bushwhackers, an ex-employee of Miller....

19. Celebrity Celebrations Celebrity Celebrations Holiday Issue 2005 Six brief profiles of Kansas City celebrities and their family activities during the winter holidays. The celebrities profiled are William Whitener of the Kansas City Ballet; baseball legend Buck O'Neil;...

20. Charles S. Sutton: Upright Man and Mason Charles S. Sutton: Upright Man and Mason //February Photo and obituary for Charles Shannon Sutton, or Charles Sutton (1866-1926), "for the past three years editor of Responsibility." Native of New York City coming to Kansas City in 1894 as a reporter for...