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1. 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.

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of William Larkin Webb, or W. L. Webb, "editor and proprietor of the Independence Progress, Independence, Missouri." Born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1856 and becoming a teacher...

3. A Veteran Missouri Editor Passes A Veteran Missouri Editor Passes January/25/1928 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...

4. 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...

5. Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State Battles and Biographies of Missourians or the Civil War Period of Our State 1900 Photo and bio of Colonel John Southern, "the well-known attorney of Independence, Mo." Born in Tennessee in 1855 (according to this source) and serving as a Confederate officer in the Civil War before...

6. 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.

7. Biography of Ada Crogman Franklin (ca. 1886 - 1983), Teacher, Actress, and Producer Biography of Ada Crogman Franklin (ca. 1886 - 1983), Teacher, Actress, and Producer

8. Biography of Audrey Stubbart (1895-2000), Newspaper Woman Biography of Audrey Stubbart (1895-2000), Newspaper Woman 2003

9. Biography of Chester Arthur Franklin (1880-1955), Founder of The Call Newspaper Biography of Chester Arthur Franklin (1880-1955), Founder of The Call Newspaper 1998

10. Col. Southern Dies; Wrote Own Obituary Col. Southern Dies; Wrote Own Obituary February/18/1956 Obituary for William Neil Southern, Jr., or William Southern, Jr., "founder of the 'Independence Examiner' [established in 1905] and its editor and publisher for 53 years" before retiring in 1951 and dying...

11. Colonel Robert T. Van Horn: His Life and Public Service Colonel Robert T. Van Horn: His Life and Public Service October 1924 Footnote about W. A. Strong, a lawyer and editor of the Kansas City Enterprise newspaper on its debut on September 23, 1854 (with D. K. Abeel as printer). Responsible for convincing Robert Van Horn to...

12. Dimming Star Dimming Star April 24-30, 2014 Article summarizes changes to the Kansas City Star's staffing and ownership since the McClatchy Company (Co.) purchased the newspaper in 2006. Former staff members are interviewed and describe the decline...

13. Emerging from Father's Shadow: Schottenheimer, Stowers, Tivol, Rose, McCallister Emerging from Father's Shadow: Schottenheimer, Stowers, Tivol, Rose, McCallister June//1995 Biographical description of Steve Rose, son of Stan Rose and his wife Shirley Rose, founders of the Sun Newspapers (including the Johnson County Sun) in Johnson County, Kansas on the same year as Steve's...

14. Felix Payne and William Thompkins Felix Payne and William Thompkins 2006 Book excerpt about Felix Payne, founder and publisher of the Kansas City American newspaper during its run from 1928 to 1941. Payne was a native of Marshall, Missouri coming to Kansas City around 1900...

15. For Bill Vaughan, a Spotted Fawn For Bill Vaughan, a Spotted Fawn January//1957 Profile of Bill Vaughan, the editor and writer of the humorous "Starbeams" column.

16. For Sunday Dinner, Chicken in the Pot For Sunday Dinner, Chicken in the Pot January 1957 Profile of Ruby Garnett, the Sunday editor for the newspaper.

17. From Country Lanes, a City Slicker From Country Lanes, a City Slicker January//1957 Profile of Bill Moore the newspaper reporter.

18. Garrett Smalley Garrett Smalley April 18, 1905 Biographical sketch of Garrett Smalley, "owner and editor of the Kansas City News-Press, a democratic newspaper, founded by Thomas Alexander in 1914." Born in Ohio in 1895 coming here as an advertising...

19. History and Newspapering History and Newspapering January//1986 Article about the history of the Kansas City Star and Times newspapers and their unique perspectives offered about Kansas City, with photos and biographical descriptions of several of its prominent employees,...

20. In a Dusty Drawer, a Box of Sweet Caps (Teenagers Won't Remember) In a Dusty Drawer, a Box of Sweet Caps (Teenagers Won't Remember) January//1957 Profile of the writer Henry Van Brunt, Jr., for the newspaper responsible mainly for features, copy editing, and history, also the son of the architect Henry Van Brunt, Sr.