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1. 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century September/21/1999 Chronological history of important Kansas City businesses of the twentieth century, starting in 1900.

2. Album: Newspaper Clippings Album: Newspaper Clippings 1978-1999 A collection of of photocopies of the column "Album", from the Kansas City Star's Star Magazine. The column was an illustrated historical review detailing various aspects of Kansas City history. The author...

3. 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,...

4. Annual Review: Growth and Progress of Kansas City Annual Review: Growth and Progress of Kansas City January/3/1872 Review of Kansas City's economy, including railroads, packing, grain, manufacturing, buildings, general trade, schools, city government, coal, etc.

5. Answering Machine Answering Machine January 30-February 5, 2014 Series of questions and responses that address topics of local history and curiosity. Topics covered include: the Kansas State Seal, the flags along Grand Boulevard, UMKC's kangaroo mascot, the county...

6. As Latest Boom Ends, What's Next for KC? As Latest Boom Ends, What's Next for KC? September 18, 2011 Spurred by the completion of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, authors reflect on building booms in Kansas City since the 1930s, each followed by a lull. Includes a timeline for Kansas City's...

7. Bicentennial: 200 Years in Mid-America Bicentennial: 200 Years in Mid-America July/4/1976 Special section of the Kansas City Star about the history of the Kansas City area since 1776, with several articles and illustrations, starting with the Kansa Indians and later Fort Osage in 1808.

8. Celebration Toasts KC's Past--and Heralds Its Future Celebration Toasts KC's Past--and Heralds Its Future June/4/2000 Article about the show celebrating the 150th anniversary, or sesquicentennial, of Kansas City, Missouri, at Arrowhead Stadium, on June 3, 2000, culminating a nine-day series of events, with photo. Description...

9. City of the Future, 1850-1950: A Centennial History of Kansas City, Part I City of the Future, 1850-1950: A Centennial History of Kansas City, Part I January/1/1950 First of a two-part article on Kansas City's centennial history, with illustrations and a map showing early trading posts sites and trails, including "Chouteau Landing" in 1821 and 1844 and Westport and...

10. City of the Future, 1850-1959: A Centennial History of Kansas City, Part II City of the Future, 1850-1959: A Centennial History of Kansas City, Part II January/8/1950 Second of two-part article on Kansas City's centennial history with illustrations.

11. Decades Pass, Struggle Goes On Decades Pass, Struggle Goes On January 20, 2008 Three Kansas Citians, Geneva Morris, Alvin Brooks, and retired Jackson County Circuit Judge Jon Gray, "tell their stories of the civil rights movement and assess the progress."

12. Doc Brown, Kansas City's Nonpareil Cake Walker Doc Brown, Kansas City's Nonpareil Cake Walker February/12/1899 Photo and caption about Doc Brown, Kansas City's unparalleled, or "nonpareil" cake walker.

13. Early Ideas and Dealings of Winner Helped Promote Kansas City Area Early Ideas and Dealings of Winner Helped Promote Kansas City Area November/8/1987 File containing a biographical article about Willard Winner (1849-1929), an interurban railroad, bridge, and real estate developer and promoter of the Kansas City area. Native of Iowa coming to Kansas...

14. Film Producer Hailed Film Producer Hailed February/20/1974 Biographical article about James Merrick, "a Kansas City film producer" honored by the Ad 11 Club (or Junior Advertising Club) for his work on movies such as a "recently completed film on the history of...

15. Housing Pioneer Improved KC Area Housing Pioneer Improved KC Area October 6, 2007 Editorial page article mentions African American real-estate agent Don Sewing who in 1966 moved his family to Fairway in Johnson County, Kansas. This move broke the color barrier in northeast Johnson County....

16. In Kansas City Forty Years Ago In Kansas City Forty Years Ago 1912-1933 (bulk 1914-1918) A collection of 268 pages of photocopies of the unsigned column "In Kansas City Forty Years Ago", which ran in the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times. The columns span 1912 to 1937, with the bulk of...

17. 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.

18. 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.

19. Kansas City Centennial Letters Kansas City Centennial Letters May 29, 2005 Copies of William Goff's letters to the editors of the Kansas City Star regarding their July 4, 1976, bicentennial issue with Kansas City area history, with corrections, replies from David Dary and Henry...

20. Lime Kiln Links Old Days and New Lime Kiln Links Old Days and New March/30?/1912 File containing a photo (of the kiln), portrait (of Weston), and article about the city's first lime kiln built in 1866 "by William Weston [ca. 1844-1906], a pioneer of Kansas City" below the bluffs at...