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'Casey' Jones, Ex-KC Times Editor, Dies of Cancer
Photo and obituary for Donald Jones, or Casey Jones, "a former summer intern reporter who rose to be city editor and then national editor of 'The Kansas City Times,'" dying at the age of 73 in 2000. Description...
'The Great Issue': Kansas Cityan [sic] Discusses Problem of Getting Rid of Blacks, Contending Country Is in First Stages of Disintegration
Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Moore, a Confederate veteran and journalist writing a book called "The Great Issue: An Argument" about the "degeneracy" in America caused by intermarriage...
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.
A Veteran Missouri Editor Passes
Photo and obituary for Samuel Williams (ca. 1832-1928), "96, once part owner of the Kansas City Evening Mail, later consolidated with The Kansas City Star," and living a block from the Jesse James home...
A Western Journalist: John H. Holliday, Pioneer in the "Independent" Newspaper Field
Portrait and biographical article about John Holliday, founder of the Indianapolis News, the first two-cent newspaper in the West in 1869, and "[o]ne of the successful newspaper men of the West," born...
Description of the dedication of the "Kansas Room at the Antioch branch" of the Johnson County Public Library (Kansas) by the Friends of the Library "including a gift from Eleanore Sheley."
File containing a description of Caroline Hyde Swift, or Caroline Swift, former Star journalist and winner of "the Eisenhower proclamation medal" for "efforts to further the pursuit of freedom and independence...
About Town: Some Ex-Kansas Citians Make Marks Elsewhere
Biographical article about former Kansas Citians achieving success in other cities, including the following: Homer Wadsworth, Nathan Stark, Robert Brown (former assistant city manager), Dave Dexter, Jr....
Al Bohling, Former Star Writer, Dies
Photo and obituary of Atwell L. "Al" Bohling, or Atwell Bohling, "former editorial writer for 'The Kansas City Star,' dying at the age of 78, starting with "'The Kansas City Times in 1948 as a reporter."...
Albert Stine Obituary
Obituary for Albert Stine, a special executive representative for the Associated Press dying in 1960.
Along the Old Trail
File containing five manuscript copies of articles for the "Along the Old Trail" column of the "Democrat-News" of Marshall, Missouri, written by Thomas Claiborne Rainey, or T. C. Rainey, and dealing with...
Article describing the news anchor position at KCTV-TV, Kansas City's Channel 5. KCTV's Dave Helling and Russell Kinsaul compete with KMBC-TV's Larry Moore for news ratings in Kansas City.
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...
Obituary article for Audrey Stubbart (1895-2000), "a well-known local newspaperwoman whose career lasted well beyond her 100th birthday," working as "a proofreader" for the Independence Examiner "for nearly...
August Frederick Seested
Photos and information on August Frederick Seested, or August Seested (1864-1928), former president of the Kansas City Star and vice-president of the Convention Hall Building Company. Native of Denmark...
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...
Award to Editor, 81: L. Mitchell White Is Recipient
Biographical article about L. Mitchell White, "co-editor and co-publisher of the Mexico (Mo.) Ledger" and 81-year-old winner of "the 1964 Minnesota award for distinguished service in journalism."
Bea Firestone Flam
October 19, 2008
Obituary for Bea Firestone Flam, former associate editor of the Kansas City Jewish Chronicle, who died October 17, 2008, at the age of 76. She and her first husband, Milton Firestone, took control of the...
November 25, 1966-August 19, 1968
Articles from the "Kansas City Call," dating from November 25, 1966 to August 19, 1968, about the Black Power movement in the Kansas City area. The movement (also called here a "concept") is described...
Biographical article about J. R. O'Donnell, or Bob O'Donnell, retiring in 1974 after 18 years with the Kansas City Star.
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