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1. A Collector Extraordinaire A Collector Extraordinaire April 20, 2012 David Spivey is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Born in Oklahoma, David spent most of his life in Kansas City. He was a graduate of Rockhurst High School, Central Missouri...

2. A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders A French Canadian Family among Western Pathfinders October 16, 1924 Illustrations and biographical article about the Robidoux family of fur traders in Missouri and the far west including Louis Robidoux and especially his brother Joseph Robidoux III (1763-1868), founder...

3. A Look at New York: Old Missouri Map an Auction Item A Look at New York: Old Missouri Map an Auction Item October/1/1967 Photo, caption, and article about one of the earliest printed maps of the Missouri Territory before its statehood, to be sold in an auction of the Streeter collection.

4. A Missouri River Journey Source of Inspiration: Author Seeks Waters of Renewal in Remote Canyon A Missouri River Journey Source of Inspiration: Author Seeks Waters of Renewal in Remote Canyon November/15/1998 Photos, maps, and article about the exploration for the headwaters of the Missouri River (in southwestern Montana near Yellowstone Park) by "Kansas City-born author William Least Heat-Moon," or William...

5. A New Map Showing the Scene of the Battle of Westport, Fought Oct. 23, 1864 A New Map Showing the Scene of the Battle of Westport, Fought Oct. 23, 1864 October/18/1925 Covering territory from Brush Creek on the north to Indian Creek on the south and lying between Big Blue River on the east and State Line Road on the west, covering approximately 68 square miles. ..

6. Advertising Supplement: Community Shelter Plan for 7-County Kansas City Area Advertising Supplement: Community Shelter Plan for 7-County Kansas City Area May/17/1970 Supplement providing information on shelter locations and provisions for different sections and neighborhoods of the city, in case of nuclear war, filled with maps.

7. Art Is Happening Art Is Happening May/15/1974 Three-dimensional map of the River Quay or River Market area of Downtown, with a description of the Crown Center Art Festival held there.

8. Block by Block Block by Block December 5, 2008 Kansas City Business Journal supplement about downtown development includes articles on Kauffman Center, East Crossroads, River Market, Power & Light District, and restored theaters. It also includes an...

9. Bruce R. Watkins Drive Nears End of Long, Bumpy Road to Completion Bruce R. Watkins Drive Nears End of Long, Bumpy Road to Completion October/21/2001 Photos, maps, and extensive article about the completion of "Bruce R. Watkins Drive, the 10-mile road more than a half century in the making," with its last leg from "Linwood Boulevard to the downtown...

10. 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...

11. 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.

12. Couples' Diversity Grows Couples' Diversity Grows April 27, 2012 Article detailing the rise in inter-racial marriage, not only in the United States, but in the Kansas City metropolitan area as well. Data for Kansas, Missouri and the United States is provided in article...

13. Following the Oregon Trail Following the Oregon Trail //199? Special section on the history of the Oregon Trail, from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon City, Oregon. Published by the Kansas City Star with several photos, articles, and maps.

14. Kansas City and the Vietnam War Kansas City and the Vietnam War April 16, 1967 Entire section of the paper devoted to the Vietnam War and its impact on local people and attitudes, with several articles and photos and maps.

15. Kansas City's Mayors: Rebel in a Union Town Kansas City's Mayors: Rebel in a Union Town November/9/1974 Portrait and biographical article about Dr. George Maughs, "Kansas City's fifth mayor," a physician, and "a secessionist in a Union town." Description of his life and career as a native of Kentucky coming...

16. Kansas City, Kansas, Map No. 1 Kansas City, Kansas, Map No. 1 1941 File containing photocopies of a 1941 map of Kansas City, Kansas, produced by that city's City Planning Commission with many details.

17. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City, Missouri 1939 Map of the locations of Kansas City public schools and their surrounding districts in 1939.

18. Kansas City, Missouri, School Districts Kansas City, Missouri, School Districts 1942 Map of the locations of Kansas City public schools and their surrounding districts in 1942.

19. KC Seen as Hub of Drug Routes KC Seen as Hub of Drug Routes November 29, 2011 A federal study revealed that Kansas City is "a prime destination for drug traffickers who bring cocaine, heroin, marijuana and, to a lesser extent, methamphetamine from Mexico. And Interstate 35 is their...

20. KC's '07 Housing Market Was 'Ugly' KC's '07 Housing Market Was 'Ugly' February 17, 2008 Review of the housing market of 2007 with accompanying charts and maps.