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Magazine Article (3)

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August-september//1974 (1)
July 11972 (1)
June-july//1973 (1)

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1. Crazy about History Crazy about History August-September//1974 Reminiscences of visits to a wild and bustling Kansas City in the youth of author Rudolph Umland. Umland a native of Nebraska coming to Kansas City in 1926 by train and becoming a local Kansas City historian...

2. Gambling Halls, Saloons and Bawdy Houses Gambling Halls, Saloons and Bawdy Houses July 1, 1972 Article provides a brief history of Kansas City's gambling halls, saloons and houses of prostitution. Some of the establishments mentioned include Faro Number Three, Faro Number Twelve Marble Hall, Fortune...

3. The Enigma of a Painting The Enigma of a Painting June-July//1973 Article about the portrait believed to be of Leannah Kearns, commonly known as brothel madam Annie Chambers (1843-1935), describing her life, entering Kansas City and the prostitution business in about...