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1. 10 Shining Years For KC Curlers 10 Shining Years For KC Curlers June 14, 2004 The author in his newspaper commentary column discusses the 10th anniversary of the sculpture atop the pylons at Bartle Hall, often referred to as "hair curlers". The name of the sculpture is "Sky Stations"...

2. A New Court Date Downtown A New Court Date Downtown July 6, 2006 The Explorers' 2006 World Team-Tennis season will be played on a 66-by-128- foot slab of asphalt on the deck of Barney Allis Plaza. It will be surrounded by bleachers and vendor areas. The team's first...

3. About Town About Town September/11/1953 Description of John Parks, "art instructor at the University of Kansas, who recently completed an elaborate decoration at Sidney's restaurant on Linwood boulevard." Description of his "mural depict[ing]...

4. About Town About Town January/30/1969 Description of the speech rostrum co-designed by Clarence Mook ("then auditorium building superintendent") for the October 13, 1936 Municipal Auditorium dedication speech by President Franklin Roosevelt....

5. Alonzo H. Gentry, Architect, Is Dead Alonzo H. Gentry, Architect, Is Dead February/7/1967 Photo and obituary for Alonzo Gentry, "long-time architect and designer of many well known buildings in this area." Born in Independence, Missouri about 1887 and coming to Kansas City in 1921 as an architect,...

6. Ararat Shrine Paraders Line Up Ararat Shrine Paraders Line Up May/25/1958 Photo and caption about the parade of the Ararat Shrine Temple members "on [13th Street] in front of Municipal Auditorium."

7. Art and Artists: Vivid Meaning in a Role of Painter and Teacher Art and Artists: Vivid Meaning in a Role of Painter and Teacher December/13/1959 Biographical article about "nationally recognized artist" Ross Braught, "the senior member of the fine arts faculty at the Kansas City Art Institute," with paintings in "the Nelson Gallery of Art, the...

8. Bartle Hall Chief Takes an Unconventional Approach Bartle Hall Chief Takes an Unconventional Approach December 9-15, 2005 The executive director of Kansas City's Convention and Entertainment Center is 51-year-old Oscar McGaskey. He oversees Bartle Hall, Municipal Auditorium Arena and the Music Hall. McGaskey had previously...

9. Big Hall into Use Big Hall into Use April/5/1936 Photo and description of the dedication speech at the new auditorium with modern, high quality acoustics and lighting.

10. Black Colleges Find Acceptance with NAIA Black Colleges Find Acceptance with NAIA March 16-22, 2007 Article describing the importance of the NAIA Tournament and National Championship to historically black colleges during the Jim Crow era of the 1950s and 1960s. On March 17, 2007, the 1957-59 Tennessee...

11. Carnes Goes On: Five Thousand Fans See Indian Win Feature Fight of Golden Gloves Tourney Carnes Goes On: Five Thousand Fans See Indian Win Feature Fight of Golden Gloves Tourney February/11/1948 Photos and article about "the thirteenth annual Golden Gloves tournament of champions" held at Municipal Auditorium and featuring Indian boxer Bennie Carnes defeating "William Sutton, Kansas City, Kansas."...

12. Elvis & KC (The Real Story) Elvis & KC (The Real Story) August/11/2002 Article indicates that Elvis Presley performed in Kansas City five times. His last concert was just two months before he died. Includes photographs of Presley and crowds lined up.

13. Golden Still? Golden Still? May 5, 2004 Story features the Golden Gloves Tournament and especially the regionals held in Kansas City over the years. The Golden Gloves was created by the Chicago Tribune in 1923 and was sponsored by big city newspapers,...

14. His Book by Chance: Irving Stone Once Shunned Inspiration of "Lust for Life" His Book by Chance: Irving Stone Once Shunned Inspiration of "Lust for Life" November/7/1936 Photo and biographical article about Irving Stone, a famous biographical novelist speaking in Kansas City's Municipal Auditorium about his 1936 novel "Lust for Life" about artist Vincent van Gogh. Later...

15. Ike Comes to Town for F. F. A. and the Royal Ike Comes to Town for F. F. A. and the Royal October 15, 1953 Illustrations of President Dwight David Eisenhower, and some attractions at the American Royal in Kansas City during his visit here, with a photo of the new American Hereford Association headquarters building...

16. In a Wild Greeting In a Wild Greeting October/14/1936 Photos and description of the capacity crowd speech at the auditorium by President Roosevelt about Depression youth programs.

17. James Brown James Brown 1966 Articles about the concert appearance of singer James Brown in Kansas City Municipal Auditorium on Thanksgiving night, 1966, with photos. Prior to the concert descriptions were given about his musical...

18. Kansas City's Dream of a Temple of Music Kansas City's Dream of a Temple of Music August/5/1923 Illustration and article about the planned music hall (later built as part of Municipal Auditorium in the 1930s), showing designs "by Courtlandt Van Brunt, architect associated with A. H. Buckley."

19. KC's Grandest Openings KC's Grandest Openings June 1, 2001 Article describes the openings of some of the Kansas City area's major facilities. Included are Kemper Arena, Arrowhead Stadium and Royals Stadium. A chart, "Opening Days," provides debut date, cost, and...

20. Lasting Idol: Years Add Power to Presley Voice Lasting Idol: Years Add Power to Presley Voice November/16/1971 Article about the performance of famous singer Elvis Presley in 1971 Kansas City, "[p]laying to a sellout crowd of 15,000 last night at the Municipal Auditorium."