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1. A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport December 1922 Childhood recollections of the author (Mrs. Bridget Dixon Turgeon, or Bridget Turgeon) from the Battle of Westport in the Civil War from her father's (Hugh Dixon) grocery store at "4056 Penn Street" or...

2. Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House March 1972 Report on the preservation and remodeling of the Blossom House hotel at 1032 Pennsylvania Avenue, "built in 1882 in the style of the Chicago School," with its history and biographical information on its...

3. Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House March 1972 Rehabilitation of the hotel at 1032 Pennsylvania Avenue, built in 1882, into the headquarters for an architectural firm.

4. Col. Thomas Rosser of Westport, Missouri Col. Thomas Rosser of Westport, Missouri September//1970 Biographical article about Colonel Thomas Rosser, "an ardent pro-slavery man" moving to Kansas from Virginia in 1856 and later the same year to Westport as a druggist at about "the southeast corner of...

5. Commercial Real Estate Commercial Real Estate November 2001 Photos and article reviewing recent buildings and other projects of several prominent local "construction companies, architects, engineers and commercial real estate developers and agents" with information...

6. Do You Live on the Armour Farm? Do You Live on the Armour Farm? October 17, 1962 History of the Armour Fields district, formerly part of the K. B. Armour family farm house, since 1918, when it was bought by J. C. Nichols, at 6740 Pennsylvania Avenue, with photos.

7. Easel Streets Easel Streets September//1980 Article about the Westport Art Fair, presumably started in the 1970s, held on Pennsylvania Avenue, and its competition with the Plaza Art Fair, with illustration.

8. Going Out: Kansas City Barbecue Going Out: Kansas City Barbecue August//1993 Photo and review of barbecue restaurants in Kansas City, including Arthur Bryant's in the 18th & Vine District, Ricky's Pit Bar-B-Que at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Snead's Corner Bar-B-Q in Belton, Missouri,...

9. Kansas City Widens Its Streets Kansas City Widens Its Streets May//1947 Description of the widening of streets in Downtown and Midtown, including Southwest Trafficway, Pennsylvania Avenue, and Wyandotte Street, with photos of before and after work.

10. Kirkland Brooks Armour, Is No More Kirkland Brooks Armour, Is No More Spring 1993 Portrait and biographical article about Kirkland Armour (1854-1901), or K. B. Armour, a realtor and rancher and co-organizer of the American Hereford Breeders Association. Description of his life and career,...

11. Letters to the Editor: Mabry Hall Gets a Face-Lift Letters to the Editor: Mabry Hall Gets a Face-Lift May//1980 Article estoration work on the building at 4112 Pennsylvania Avenue, once part of John McCoy's town of "West Port," along with information concerning the debate about the oldest remaining building in Westport...

12. Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished October//1962 Story of two adjacent homes of members of the Fisher family on Quality Hill at 701 and 711 Pennsylvania Avenue, scheduled for demolition in area redevelopment plans. Photos and history of Quality Hill,...

13. Old Mansion an Office: Quality Hill Residence Is Refurbished Old Mansion an Office: Quality Hill Residence Is Refurbished Summer//1969 Article about the refurbishment of the William Warner residence at 1021 Pennsylvania Avenue ("as the offices of Monroe and Lefebvre, Architects, Inc."), built in 1868, with history and biography of Major...

14. Quality Hill--A Study in Heredity Quality Hill--A Study in Heredity July//1941 Thorough article about the early history of Quality Hill on the west side of Downtown in "post-bellum Kansas City," and the area's ethnic and genealogical traditions. Numerous details about contrasts between...

15. Taking Steps To Record Steptoe, Westport's Vanishing African American Neighborhood Taking Steps To Record Steptoe, Westport's Vanishing African American Neighborhood Autumn 2004 The African American community of Steptoe was located in Westport, Missouri. This article explores the name of the community and its growth after the Civil War. "The tiny hamlet in Westport known as Steptoe...

16. The General Devol House The General Devol House September//1960 Article includes photo and caption about the house located in Quality Hill at 10th and Pennsylvania Avenue, built in the 1870s. Also concerning its possible preservation in Lewis Kitchen's real estate...

17. The Success of a Perfect Appartment [sic]: Where the Value of Comfort Is Recognized The Success of a Perfect Appartment [sic]: Where the Value of Comfort Is Recognized August/21/1915 Photo and article about the Knickerbocker Apartments "located in Knickerbocker Place (Thirty-sixth street [or 36th Street]), between Broadway and Pennsylvania avenue, in the heart of the most exclusive...

18. The Writer's Place The Writer's Place Fall//1993 File containing the article about the Writer's Place, a castle-like residence in the "historic Valentine district" at 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue, built in 1909. Home to organization supporting local writers...