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1. 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power October/November 1981 Photos (of the man and his office building) and biographical article about the early life and career of Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss with his headquarters building still standing at 1908...

2. 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power January/February 1982 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the middle and later career of Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss with his headquarters building still standing at 1908 Main Street and nominated...

3. A City in a Square: The Story of K.C.'s Newest Downtown Development A City in a Square: The Story of K.C.'s Newest Downtown Development July//1978 Article about the new City Center Square building at 1100 Main Street, called a "vertical suburban shopping center," designed to help revitalize Downtown.

4. A Kansas City Architect: Charles A. Smith A Kansas City Architect: Charles A. Smith January-February//1986 Photos and biographical article about Charles Smith, a local architect designing many downtown buildings, such as 1016 Walnut Street, YMCAs at both downtown and the Paseo, and Capitol Garage at 1306 Main...

5. A Kansas City Architect: Edgar Faris A Kansas City Architect: Edgar Faris August-September//1981 Biographical article about Edgar Faris (1882-1945), a Kansas City architect with extant works dating between 1908 and 1925, before moving to Miami in 1926, gaining "a national reputation as a landscape...

6. A Legacy of Service in Kansas City A Legacy of Service in Kansas City August 2007 Michael's Fine Clothes for Men has been in business for over 100 years in the Kansas City area. Opened by Michael Novorr in 1905, the business has thrived at 1830 Main Street and has now become a vital...

7. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Mention of John Boarman "buil[ding] the first business house, south of the Levee on the south side of Third Street about 100 feet east of Main Street" in Kansas City, circa 1857. Description of the city...

8. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Reminiscences by Daniel Geary from 1915 about the radical changes in the topography in the Town of Kansas around 1856-1859, as its early streets were built and hills graded for settlement. Description...

9. A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 July//1992 Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...

10. A Store Palace A Store Palace January 1903 Description of the Duff & Repp Furniture Company building located at 1216-1220 Main Street; described as "the largest and most beautiful furniture store in the West." The article also describes various...

11. Ambrosi Brothers--A Cut Above Ambrosi Brothers--A Cut Above January, 2004 Article describes the history of the Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery Company, a Midtown fixture. The Ambrosi Family emmigrated from Italy to the United States in 1957, and began sharpening knives out of the back...

12. Applied Experience: a Mother's Model for Thoughtful Development Applied Experience: a Mother's Model for Thoughtful Development 2005 The author describes her experiences renovating the Arthel Building at 1901 Main Street and FLEX Storage Systems in Topeka, Kansas.

13. As a Good Samaritan As a Good Samaritan November//1925 Photo and biographical article about Edwin Terry Brigham, or Terry Brigham, co-founder of the Helping Hand Institute at 408 Main Street (a former saloon) in Kansas City in 1894, later moved into its own...

14. Attic Window Attic Window May 1972-May 1973 Small magazine "for the audience of Tiffany's Attic," a dinner theater at 5028 Main Street, mostly about theater or local entertainment.

15. B Shoot B Shoot Spring//1976 Photos and article about the recent (ca. 1960s-1970s) history of movie-making of "B" films in Kansas City, focusing on the experiences of producer-director Lamar Card in shooting the 1976 movie "The Student...

16. Bed Spring Factory Bed Spring Factory September 1899 The Bone-Baird Spring Bed Company is located at 1616 Main Street in Kansas City. They manufacture a number of styles and grades of bed springs and plan to increase capacity to 2,000 beds a month by installing...

17. Bringing Downtown Back: The Peck Building Bringing Downtown Back: The Peck Building November-December 1983 Photo and history of the Peck Building at 1044 Main Street designed in 1914.

18. Chemistry: The Kansas City Candy Factory Disaster Chemistry: The Kansas City Candy Factory Disaster December//1879 Destruction of three large brick buildings in the J. F. Corle & Son candy factory at 202-206 Main Street, occupied for two years by the Corles.

19. Club Profile: Jardine's Club Profile: Jardine's June-July//2001 Photo and review of Jardine's restaurant and jazz club at 4536 Main Street, praising its continued quality as a jazz venue and lamenting the disappearance of other recent jazz venues such as the Drum Room,...

20. Commerce Towers Commerce Towers May//1963 Illustration and article about the new 30-story Commerce Towers building designed by architects Keene, Simpson & Murphy. Built in 1962 at 913 Main Street on the site of the demolished (for replacement...