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1. A Lost Legacy A Lost Legacy May 7, 2006 African American jockeys once dominated the sport of horse racing and won the Kentucky Derby 15 of the first 28 times it was run. Lonnie Clayton was an early African American jockey from Kansas City, winning...

2. Everyman Artist Everyman Artist October 16, 2005 Article profiles Kansas City artist Adolfo Martinez. Martinez, whose parents immigrated from Mexico City and met on Kansas City's West Side, draws and describes characters he has met while riding the bus...

3. Henry Claude Hays Henry Claude Hays January/26/1955 Obituary for Henry Claude Hays, or Henry Hays, a former tailor for 50 years in Downtown hotels, dying at the age of 84, with a description of his grandfather, Amazon Hays, a rider of mule-drawn streetcars...

4. Internal Revenue Specialist Internal Revenue Specialist January 31, 1975 File containing a photo and biographical article about Lovia Riding, "an Internal Relations specialist in the Kansas City Service Center of the Internal Revenue Service, 2306 E. Bannister Road" and a native...

5. Making KC More Bike-Friendly Making KC More Bike-Friendly May 6, 2007 Article discusses Kansas City bicyclists and the challenges they face in the city. A new program, Bike Escorts, matches volunteer experienced bike riders with novices to show them the ropes of riding in...

6. Martinez Highlights Bus Rides in Metro Chronicles Martinez Highlights Bus Rides in Metro Chronicles January 18-24, 2007 Artist Adolfo Martinez incorporates Hispanic themes into his work, often with a humerous twist. Martinez' series of pen and ink drawings, 'Metro Chronicles', chronicles his observations in riding KCATA....

7. Ridge Building Ridge Building January/18/1959

8. Sculpture At Royal Displays Girls' Bond Sculpture At Royal Displays Girls' Bond November 19, 2003 Ashley Curl and Ashley Sprouse both loved horses and competed at the American Royal. They were killed in a car accident on August 26, 2001. A bronze sculpture depicting the girls riding together and titled...

9. Special Delivery Special Delivery February 20, 1996 The A's starting lineup entered the field in a variety of ways, including riding on mules and in limousines.

10. The Last Cowboy The Last Cowboy June/15/1980 Article about the large "undeveloped" tract of land surrounded by shopping centers in South Kansas City, used at least until 1980 as a riding stables.

11. Traffic Officer Traffic Officer August 17, 1957 Vertical file contains a photo and caption about Ruben Hunt, "23, of 1622 Virginia" Avenue, a police officer with the traffic direction division. He was a lifelong Kansas Citian and graduate of Lincoln...

12. Was Area Monorail Pioneer Ahead of Time, or Off Track? Was Area Monorail Pioneer Ahead of Time, or Off Track? August 20, 2007 The Mike Hendricks commentary column features the story of Louis Swinney and his backyard monorail he invented back in the 1960s. "The two-wheeled vehicle was 21-feet long and powered by a car engine....

13. William E. Emery Is Dead William E. Emery Is Dead October 12, 1912 Article reports the death on October 11, 1912, of William E. Emery, "senior member of the firm of Emery, Bird, Thayer." Emery died suddenly of heart disease while riding a train from Jersey City to his...