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1. 40 Years Ago 40 Years Ago January/8/1968 Article about the history of the Tocama apartment hotel.

2. 900 Jobs Heading to New KC Home 900 Jobs Heading to New KC Home December 10, 2013 Article on the decision by the General Services Administration (GSA) to relocate 900 employees from the soon-to-close Bannister Federal Complex to the Two Pershing Square building at 2300 Main Street....

3. A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" Hill Is Allowed to Continue May/27/1923 Large illustrations of potential developments on Signboard Hill (later the site of the Crown Center mixed use complex) across Main Street from Liberty Memorial and Penn Valley Park. First illustration...

4. A New Madrid: The Main Street Theater Is Getting a Face-Lift A New Madrid: The Main Street Theater Is Getting a Face-Lift March/16/2001 Photos and article about the 2001 restoration of the Madrid Theater, built in 1926 at 3810 Main Street. History of the theater, "promised to be 'the' distinctive theater of Kansas City" with a Spanish...

5. A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered November 28, 2003 Article details the recent suggestion that part of the original riverboat landing or wharf area on Kansas City's waterfront is visible. Geologist Richard Gentile thinks the exposed ledge that tilts toward...

6. A Regal Plastic Move: The 15-Year-Old Firm Now at 1725 Holmes A Regal Plastic Move: The 15-Year-Old Firm Now at 1725 Holmes October/18/1959 News of the move of the Regal Plastic Company from 2800 East 14th Street to 1700 Holmes Street.

7. About Town About Town February/20/1969

8. About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing December 16, 1976 Art gallery at 7600 State Line Road.

9. Adler's, Incorporated Adler's, Incorporated November/28/1984 Article about Adler's, Incorporated, a millinery or garment business.

10. Ahead of Public Library Was Mechanics' Institute Ahead of Public Library Was Mechanics' Institute June/4/1950 Article about the predecessor to the Kansas City Public Library, the Mechanics' Institute, on the second floor at 509 Main Street, established by John Taylor.

11. Aria Neaves Named Assistant to Downtown Gift Shop Owner Aria Neaves Named Assistant to Downtown Gift Shop Owner February 7-13, 1975 File containing a photo and biographical article about Mrs. Aria Neaves, "appointed recently as assistant to the owner of Anna's Gifts at 1221 Main street."

12. Art Hoffmann Dies of a Heart Attack: He Was President of Buick Agency at 3300 Main Art Hoffmann Dies of a Heart Attack: He Was President of Buick Agency at 3300 Main May/17/1965 Photo and obituary for Arthur Hoffmann, "president of the Hoffmann Buick company, 3300 Main street," dying at the age of 66. Description of his life and career, born in Milwaukee about 1899 and coming...

13. Art: Blowers and Lights Art: Blowers and Lights December/7/1975 File containing a biographical article about Lawrence Whittington, an artist exhibiting at his own gallery at 4524 Main Street.

14. Banker Deals at 1009 Main: R. C. Kemper, Jr., Buys a Property from Uncle's Estate Banker Deals at 1009 Main: R. C. Kemper, Jr., Buys a Property from Uncle's Estate November/21/1965 Photo, caption, and article about the purchase of the Bond Building, "a 5-story and basement structure at 1009-11 Main street," by R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., "board chairman of the Grand Avenue Bank & Trust...

15. Blues Family Joins Forces to Benefit Local Matriarch Blues Family Joins Forces to Benefit Local Matriarch March 19, 2004 A benefit concert is to be held on Friday, March 19, 2004, for local Blues singer, Annetta "Cotton Candy" Washington who has sung the Blues locally for decades. Recent health problems and the need for...

16. Blues for Passing of a 'Piano Man' Blues for Passing of a 'Piano Man' May/24/2000 File containing a photo and obituary for James Leroy Searcy, or Roy Searcy (1919-2001), a "fixture in the local music scene since he moved to Kansas City in May 1942." Native of Mississippi coming here...

17. Capstone Awards Capstone Awards April 6-12, 2012 The 2012 Capstone Awards is a supplement to the Kansas City Business Journal, which "honors outstanding real estate development projects and transactions throughout the community." Some of the projects...

18. Car Barn Fire (1923) Car Barn Fire (1923) December 25, 1923 News of the destruction by fire of the car barn and armory building at 39th and Main Streets in 1923.

19. Cityscape: It's Been a Real Special 50 Years Cityscape: It's Been a Real Special 50 Years October/12/2001 Photo and biographical article about James Nutter, 73-year-old realtor "celebrat[ing] his 50th anniversary as a licensed real estate broker" in 2001. Founder of James B. Nutter & Company, mortgage bankers,...

20. Council Approves Brookside Zoning Ordinance: Proposal Will Create Special Business District, Limit Building Council Approves Brookside Zoning Ordinance: Proposal Will Create Special Business District, Limit Building Size and Encourage Pedestrians December/6/2000 Notice about the approval by the Kansas City Council of "a zoning ordinance that will restrict national retail outlets, or 'big box' stores, from moving into the Brookside area," involving "10.3 acres...