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1. Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose January/23/1956 Biographical article about the reminiscences of Annie Fisher (1847-1941), moving at the age of 10 to Kansas City with her parents in 1857, encouraged to do so by Kansas City promoter Colonel Milton McGee,...

2. City of Epitaphs City of Epitaphs May//1968 Article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) about the history and growth of Kansas City from a western embarkation point to a cultural and grain industry center and "the nation's...

3. Cowtown Capital Cowtown Capital 194? Article with photos and a general description of Kansas City as a regional "heart of America" metropolis, including its history (with several anecdotes) and present landmarks. Also included is a pullout...

4. Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States //1985 General description of Kansas City and its history, pointing out some of its major historical events since 1821.

5. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898, ca. Book interspersed with numerous photographs illustrating early Kansas City, including a photo of Sarah Walter Chandler Coates, or Sarah Coates, on the frontispiece.

6. Insiders Guide to Kansas City Insiders Guide to Kansas City June//1992 Article of little known facts about Kansas City, including visits by famous people and residents, unexpected origins of local institutions, etc.

7. Kansas City Kansas City April//1980 Photo and article about the history, growth, and present entertainment venues in the Kansas City area.

8. Kansas City 1890: Commercial and Industrial Progress of the Great Mid-Continent Metropolis Kansas City 1890: Commercial and Industrial Progress of the Great Mid-Continent Metropolis February/10/1890 Folio book with numerous illustrations and articles depicting and describing early Kansas City.

9. Kansas City 1934 Kansas City 1934 December/6/1974 Article describes Kansas City in the 1930s with emphasis on it being wide open. The crime and music scene are featured with quotes from jazz musician Milt Morris.

10. Kansas City Culture Kansas City Culture File contains photos, illustrations, and information on the general culture of Kansas City, including magazine and newspaper articles on historic and tourist sites for visitors and citizens, social customs,...

11. Kansas City Industry Kansas City Industry January/12/1926 Entire issue devoted to the review of increased industry in the city.

12. Kansas City Trivia Quiz Kansas City Trivia Quiz //1983 First book of Kansas City trivia information in the form of a quiz.

13. Kansas City Trivia Quiz 2 Kansas City Trivia Quiz 2 //1985 Second book of Kansas City trivia information in the form of a quiz.

14. Kansas City, USA Kansas City, USA Midsummer//1950 Illustrations and article about the history and culture of Kansas City, highlighting its most unique aspects of the past and present.

15. Kansas City: Cosmopolis of the Heartland Kansas City: Cosmopolis of the Heartland September//1975 Comprehensive article with numerous photos and illustration about Kansas City, examined as an international economic center and describing its Foreign Trade Zone, etc. Details about various prominent Kansas...

16. Kansas City: Where the Frontier Lingers Kansas City: Where the Frontier Lingers June//1928 Article describing Kansas City and its history in light of the 1928 Republican National Convention, stressing its changing character toward civility from its rough-hewn beginnings on the Western frontier....

17. Leaders in Kansas City For Two Centuries Leaders in Kansas City For Two Centuries June 28, 1905 Back cover of book reads: "Through the one-hundred-plus years of its existence, Kansas City's Establishment has maintained its leadership standing by absorbing into its ranks those newly rising men and...

18. Man about Kansas City Man about Kansas City 1959 Chapter 6 of Richard O'Connor's biography of Wild Bill Hickok covers his time in Kansas City. The chapter begins with his experiences at Fort Riley and Fort Leavenworth and states the Hickok was drawn...

19. Scouting KC: Rediscover the Thirties Scouting KC: Rediscover the Thirties November//1974 Slice of life from the 1930s.

20. The Magnetic West: On West Water The Magnetic West: On West Water October/14/1922 Illustrations and description of the growth of Kansas City, comparing it mostly unfavorably with Saint Louis, pointing out its rough nature, starting with its earliest settlements by fur traders in the...