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1. 2004 Conclave, The Heartland of America, Kansas-Missouri-Oklahoma 2004 Conclave, The Heartland of America, Kansas-Missouri-Oklahoma Second Quarter, 2004 A supplement to Marquee, the Journal of the Theatre Historical Society of America, features several Kansas City theaters. They include: Aladdin, Englewood in Independence, Mo., Gem, Folly, Lyric, Madrid,...

2. A Proven Legend . . . and a Promising Newcomer A Proven Legend . . . and a Promising Newcomer December, 2003 Article describes the life and career of Jay McShann on the occasion of a December 13, 2003 performance at the Folly Theater. McShann was born on January 12, 1916; he came to kansas City from Muskogee,...

3. A Race for Sixty Millions A Race for Sixty Millions June//1914 Article about the race among railroads toward "three million acres of Oklahoma's most fertile territory," worth 60 million dollars for the Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railroad, "the expectant recipient" from...

4. Alberta Wilson Constant Alberta Wilson Constant Winter, 1964 Photos and biographical sketch of Alberta Wilson Constant, or Alberta Constant, wife of Edwin Constant and poetry editor of the Veterans' Voices magazine, as well as editor of the Jackson County Histocial...

5. Bill Fossett Bill Fossett Winter 2001 Biographical article about W. D. Fossett, or Bill Fossett (1851-1940), "a frontiersman, pioneer, detective and marshal" in "Old West" Kansas and Oklahoma (then Indian Territory). Native of New York moving...

6. Business: Young Banker Is Going Places Business: Young Banker Is Going Places April//1977 Photo and biographical article about Ted McCarter, the 40-year-old "president and chief executive officer of Boatmen's Bank & Trust Company of Kansas City--the youngest bank chief of any major bank here"...

7. Captain Dick Yeager, Guerrilla, Part II Captain Dick Yeager, Guerrilla, Part II March//1974 Biographical article about Richard Yeager, or Dick Yeager, a Confederate officer and Bushwhacker with William Quantrill in western Missouri being mortally wounded in 1863 (dying that year or the next)...

8. Claude Claude February/March, 1997 Brief article describing the life and musical career of Claude "Fiddler" Williams. Williams, originally from Muskogee, Oklahoma, first played the mandolin, banjo and cello, before he switched to violin...

9. Death at Jackson County's Doorstep: Potawatomi Trail of Death Crossed Jackson County Death at Jackson County's Doorstep: Potawatomi Trail of Death Crossed Jackson County Spring 2007 Article describes the Potawatomi Indians and their forced removal from northern Indiana to eastern Kansas in the fall of 1838. Nearly 1,000 tribe members were forced to walk the Trail of Death from Indiana...

10. Diary of a Football Scout Diary of a Football Scout January 1977 Photos and biographical article about Les Miller, the Kansas City "Chiefs' director of player personnel" or head scout. Description of his life and career, growing up in Oklahoma and becoming a scout in...

11. Disruption and Disease Disruption and Disease Winter 2013-2014 Study tracing the spread and effects of disease among the Osage Indians from the 18th century through the end of the 19th, as they moved into the Indian Territory of Kansas, and later present-day Oklahoma....

12. Edward Buehler Delk Edward Buehler Delk September//1956 Biographical article about Edward Buehler Delk (1885-1956), an architect arriving in Kansas City in 1920 from Philadelphia to work on the new Country Club Plaza, later designing homes in that area and...

13. Exploration and Diplomacy: George Champlin Sibley's Report to William Clark, 1811 Exploration and Diplomacy: George Champlin Sibley's Report to William Clark, 1811 October//1978 Illustrations, photos, map, and biographical article about George Champlin Sibley, or George Sibley (1782-1863), factor of Fort Osage in Jackson County, and his report to William Clark (of the Lewis and...

14. Eyewitness Reports of Quantrill's Raid: Letters of Sophia Bissell & Sidney Clarke Eyewitness Reports of Quantrill's Raid: Letters of Sophia Bissell & Sidney Clarke Summer 2005 Two separate accounts of Quantrill's August 21, 1863 raid on Lawrence, Kansas by eyewitnesses who escaped. The letters of Sophia Bissell and Sidney Clarke are reprinted, hers dated September 8, 1863 and...

15. Go Fly a Kite Go Fly a Kite August-September//1973 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Frank Vaydik (pictured), "Superintendent of the Park Department" since 1964, succeeding J. V. Lewis after speaking on the prevention of Dutch elm disease...

16. How The West Has Grown How The West Has Grown April 2010 Chart of population growth of cities in the U.S. West for 1870, 1880, and 2000 accompanied with three maps marked with routes across the West and population numbers. States included are Arizona, Arkansas,...

17. In Memory of Anna Lee Brosius Korn In Memory of Anna Lee Brosius Korn Summer//1966 Photo and biographical article about Anna Brosius Korn, or Anna Korn (ca. 1869-1965), composer of the "state song, 'Missouri,' which was adopted officially by the Missouri Legislature." Description of...

18. Jay McShann: Still Swingin' Away Jay McShann: Still Swingin' Away May-June//1999 Photos and biographical article about James Columbus McShann, or Jay McShann, a longtime black jazz and blues musician of Kansas City born in Oklahoma in 1916 and coming here in the 1930s as a pianist...

19. Jefferson's Salt Mountain: The Big Salt Plain of the Cimarron River Jefferson's Salt Mountain: The Big Salt Plain of the Cimarron River Summer//1980 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about George Sibley (1782-1863), operator of Fort Osage (in present-day Jackson County, Missouri) and explorer of the Great Plains in 1811 as part of President...

20. John Chouteau, 1860-1949 John Chouteau, 1860-1949 Winter//1956-1957 Photo and obituary article for John Chouteau (1860-1949), "the son of William Meyers and Mary Silverheel Chouteau," the great-great grandson of "Major Jean Pierre Chouteau of the Chouteau fur trading interst...