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1. All That Jazz All That Jazz March 1973 Article about the history of jazz, including Kansas City's influence on it before 1900 and after World War I.

2. By Any Name the King By Any Name the King July-August 1976 Review of some of the finest steakhouses in the city, such as the Hereford House and Golden Ox, with a brief history of steak and the meat packing industry in Kansas City.

3. Endangered Species? Not the Tamburitza! Endangered Species? Not the Tamburitza! April//1978 Article about the Strawberry Hill neighborhood in Kansas City, Kansas, and its Eastern European community, including Croatians, Bulgarians, and Slovenians, centered around ethnic music, including the tamburitza,...

4. Jazz: Hot and Cool Jazz: Hot and Cool Summer//1976 Description of the jazz scene in Kansas City between 1918 and 1976.

5. Neighborhood Taverns: Refuge and Warmth in an Often Cold World Neighborhood Taverns: Refuge and Warmth in an Often Cold World March//1978 Article about the social role in the city of neighborhood taverns, with singalongs and atmospheres "like sitting at home with friends."

6. Off and Running Off and Running June//1977 Article about jogging in Kansas City and the activity's new popularity across the country.

7. Other Stops on a Cook's Tour Other Stops on a Cook's Tour July-August//1976 Short review of "fine ethnic restaurants--French, Italian, Oriental, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Greek and German," across the city declared by Calvin Trillin as "the finest restaurants in the country."

8. Pacesetters: "I Was a Sharecropper" Pacesetters: "I Was a Sharecropper" February//1975 Article about Luther White, a former sharecropper in Louisiana becoming the successful owner of D & H Tire Service in Kansas City, Kansas.

9. Pacesetters: "You Don't Deal with Can'ts" Pacesetters: "You Don't Deal with Can'ts" August//1974 Photo and biographical article about Vivian Pleas White, or Vivian White, "one of a handful of female publishers in the country" with "'Unique,' Kansas City's journal of black society."

10. Pacesetters: Making Religion Relevant Pacesetters: Making Religion Relevant April 1974 Section of an article about Rabbi Herbert Berger, a Jewish rabbi from New York moving to Kansas City in about 1965 to the Congregation Beth Israel Abraham. It describes his part in the area Jewish community...

11. Pacesetters: Making Religion Relevant Pacesetters: Making Religion Relevant April 1974 Photo and second section of an article about Reverend Robert Meneilly, minister of the "Village United Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village," Kansas. Description of his career, moving to Kansas from...

12. Table and Contents: Keeping Up with Tradition Table and Contents: Keeping Up with Tradition June 1978 Photo and biographical article about Virginia McDonald (?~1969), "a grand old lady buried in a country cemetery in Gallatin, Mo.," spending "most of her life laboring to turn her tearoom into a dining...

13. The Good Buy, Good Time Place The Good Buy, Good Time Place September-October//1978 Fresh fruits and vegetables, etc., on sale at the City Market.