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John F Gregory (4)
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1. Centennial Program Set Centennial Program Set December/15/1949 Photos, illustrations, and article about the festivities planned for the Kansas City Centennial in 1950, with the dedication of Starlight Theater, "two parades in the downtown area, the pageant, a costume...

2. Chat of Carnival Week [and] The Red, the White and the Blue Chat of Carnival Week [and] The Red, the White and the Blue October/15/1897 Photos of parade scenes.

3. Fairmount Park and Flower Parade Fairmount Park and Flower Parade February//1896 Photo of horses and their small carriage in the parade.

4. Flower Parade Flower Parade March//1896 Photo of horses and their float, adorned with flowers, in the parade.

5. Flower Parade: Mr. W. A. Wilson's First-Prize Winner Flower Parade: Mr. W. A. Wilson's First-Prize Winner February//1896 Photo of the winning horses and small float.

6. General Ike's Day in Kansas City General Ike's Day in Kansas City July//1945 Photos and biographical article about General Dwight Eisenhower, a high-ranking military leader (and later President) returning from World War II Europe to his native Midwest (raised in Kansas) for a speech...

7. Goin' Green-- Missouri Celebrates Its Irish Roots Goin’ Green-- Missouri Celebrates Its Irish Roots Spring 2010 Article describes the various communities over the state of Missouri, including Kansas City, that celebrate their Irish hertiage during St. Patrick's Day festivities. Includes a listing of some of the...

8. Hermann: The Maifest Hermann: The Maifest March-April//1976 Article about the "Maifest," or May festival, at Hermann, Missouri, and its 100-year history growing into a major tourist attraction and income for the town, with parade, beer-drinking and other German-related...

9. Historical Notes and Comments: Santa-Cali-Gon Celebration Historical Notes and Comments: Santa-Cali-Gon Celebration January//1948 Description of the Santa-Cali-Gon festival in Independence, Missouri, celbrating "the 100th anniversary of the time when Independence was the 'Gateway to the West,' where pioneers outfitted themselves...

10. Kansas Centennial Kansas Centennial January//1961 Photos and article about the celebration of the centennial of the state of Kansas in 1961 (established as a state in 1861) including various activities such as historical reenactments, planning of a new...

11. Kansas City Floral Parade, 1896: "The Finest of Them All" [and] The Original Design Prize-Winner, '96 Kansas City Floral Parade, 1896: "The Finest of Them All" [and] The Original Design Prize-Winner, '96 September/15/1897 Photos of early parade floats or buggies covered with flowers.

12. Kansas City Karnival Krewe Fair Association Kansas City Karnival Krewe Fair Association June/30/1901 Full page ad with map and illustrations (of residences in the Fairmount Park area) about the "Kansas City Karnival Krewe Fair Association" as a Midwest regional entertainment attraction, with offices in...

13. Pallas Nearing the Gates Pallas Nearing the Gates September//1903 Article describing history of the carnival and parade, starting in about 1887, with photos also on pages 23, 30, and 31.

14. Power on Parade: The Origins of the Veiled Prophet Celebration in St. Louis Power on Parade: The Origins of the Veiled Prophet Celebration in St. Louis Fall//1993 History of the Veiled Prophet parades and other events in Saint Louis, starting in the 1870s. Organized by business owners and instituted following bitter labor-management strikes, and based, according...

15. Preview of Centennial American Royal Preview of Centennial American Royal October//1950 Photos and article about the record crowd of 100,000 at previous year's American Royal parade.

16. Priests of Pallas Priests of Pallas August 1965 History of the Priests of Pallas annual street celebrations in Kansas City with their heyday in the 1880s, designed to be the local version of "the Mardi Gras in New Orleans or the Veiled Prophets festivities...

17. Some of Our Friends Some of Our Friends October/15/1897 Photo and biographical sketch of Charles Bush, a leader of marches in the Priests of Pallas parades for consecutive years in Kansas City.

18. The Coming of Pallas Athene: How Kansas City Secured Its Tutelary Diety [sic] The Coming of Pallas Athene: How Kansas City Secured Its Tutelary Diety [sic] October/1/1904 Partial history of the parade and festival organization, from 1882 to 1904, including the present year's festivities.

19. The Iceland Ponies, Romeo and Juliet The Iceland Ponies, Romeo and Juliet 1896 Photo of the winning float and horses at the 1896 parade at Fairmount Park.

20. The Show with a Big-Top Flavor: Folksy, Gaudy--and First-Rate The Show with a Big-Top Flavor: Folksy, Gaudy--and First-Rate October/10/1966 Photos and article about "the Kansas City American Royal," the "world's biggest indoor horse show" with various events, displays, and contests such as "Wild West barrel racing," marching bands, cattle...