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41. Q.: What Is the Personal History of W. E. Minor? Q.: What Is the Personal History of W. E. Minor? March/10/1996 Biographical article about Dr. William Minor (1865-1928), a local physician and posthumous namesake of William E. Minor Park at Holmes and Red Bridge Roads.

42. Real Estate Tactics Unite Calumet Neighborhood Real Estate Tactics Unite Calumet Neighborhood September/29/1977 Map and article about "the Calumet subdivision--a small enclave of homes northeast of Red Bridge and Blue River roads" in southeast Kansas City with conflict over selling homes to minority ethnic groups,...

43. Residents Weigh In on Red Bridge Project Residents Weigh In on Red Bridge Project December 22, 2010 Article on the proposed plans for the next phases of the Red Bridge Project as discussed at a recent public open house meeting. The plans call for widening the road, creating sidewalks and trails, landscaping,...

44. Route 66 Celebrates 66th! Route 66 Celebrates 66th! May/June 1992 Article about the history of highway Route 66, one of the first transnational highways in the United States. It crosses Missouri and some sections are on the National Register of Historic Places.

45. Route of the Kansas City-St. Louis Rock Road Route of the Kansas City-St. Louis Rock Road June/30/1915 File containing a "map of the Old Trails Road across Missouri" supervised by Mrs. John Van Brunt (of Kansas City) and extending 303 miles from Saint Louis to Kansas City with some sections already paved...

46. Sears Memories Outlive Warehouse Sears Memories Outlive Warehouse Article with reminiscences, map of location at Truman and Cleveland Roads, and photos of the demolition of the Sears warehouse building, constructed in 1925, destroyed in the "second largest implosion"...

47. Spring Building Activity Spring Building Activity March/31/1901 Article about the new residential construction boom in Kansas City, describing the new and varying styles of architecture and methods of construction contrasting with simpler designs of the city in the...

48. Spring Building Activity Spring Building Activity March/31/1901 Illustrations and descriptions of the following residences new in Kansas City in 1901: (1) Dr. E. L. Henderson at 26th and Forest Avenue, designed by A. B. Anderson; (2) A. E. Holmes at Valentine and Roanoke...

49. Still Hope to Rebuild Old Home Still Hope to Rebuild Old Home June 2, 1976 Article about "[t]he fight to rebuild the wagonmaster's house" (formerly at 63rd and Nieman Roads in Shawnee, Kansas) by the Shawnee Historical Society, "built in 1853 by two English rock masons, Jack...

50. Sunset Hill School Sunset Hill School March/16/1919 Article describing the former home of J. W. Aylor, "soon to be the permanent home of the Sunset Hill School," with illustration, at the northwest corner of 51st and Wornall Roads, built in 1912 by Shepard,...

51. The Main Steel Grandstand at the Speedway Nears Completion The Main Steel Grandstand at the Speedway Nears Completion August/13/1922 Photo and caption about the construction of the Kansas City Speedway racetrack for automobiles at 91st and Holmes Roads.

52. The Road to Nowhere The Road to Nowhere August 29, 2011 Article discusses the difficulties caused by flooding, especially Interstate 29 that has been covered in water creating lengthy detours and large amounts of traffic to small towns as people travel between...

53. The Walnuts, Bought from W. N. Robinson by James McNamara The Walnuts, Bought from W. N. Robinson by James McNamara November/19/1922 Illustration and article about the sale of the Tudor style home of Wallace Robinson, called "The Walnuts," at the northeast corner of 51st and Wornall Roads to James McNamara, co-owner of "the company...

54. Theodore Seneca Nissen Jr. Theodore Seneca Nissen Jr. March/3/2001 Photo and obituary for Reverend Theodore Seneca Nissen, Jr., or Theodore Nissen, "74, of Kansas City, MO," a Presbyterian minister born in San Francisco in 1926 and establishing the Colonial Presbyterian...

55. Tracing the Ancient Paths Tracing the Ancient Paths April 16, 2006 Article discussing the historic pathways and trails in the Kansas City area as well as the Osage and the different treaties. ''Osage Indians walked the trails that became KC's modern roads.'' Has colored...

56. Trail Will Trace Missouri's Civil War Heritage Trail Will Trace Missouri's Civil War Heritage July 17, 2006 According to this article, only Tennesee and Virginia had more Civil War battles than Missouri. A Civil War Trail across the state is being created to guide travelers to war sites with markers along roads...

57. Traveling the Jackson County Pike with a Resident of Old Westport Traveling the Jackson County Pike with a Resident of Old Westport February/5/1946 Illustrations and autobiographical article about Virginia Harris Thornton, or Virginia Thornton, wife of Robert Thornton and granddaughter of John C. McCoy growing up in Westport at 40th and Washington...

58. Triangle Trauma Will Soon Fade Triangle Trauma Will Soon Fade December 13, 2007 Illustration and article about the changes to the Grandview Triangle, a "sea of congestion where Interstate 470, Interstate 435 and U.S. 71 converge in southeast Kansas City." In 2005 the Missouri General...

59. Undaunted Patience: Lewis and Clark Expressway Will Blaze New Transportation Trail Undaunted Patience: Lewis and Clark Expressway Will Blaze New Transportation Trail June 9-15, 2006 Plans are now in the final stages for the Lewis and Clark Expressway. It will be a road that will connect Interstate 70 with Highway 24 before going north through Sugar Creek and ending at Front Street...

60. Vanished Town of New Santa Fe Once Was Center of Pioneer Activities Vanished Town of New Santa Fe Once Was Center of Pioneer Activities September/9/1935 Article about the history of New Santa Fe, Missouri, at about 121st and State Line Roads, located on the direct route of the Santa Fe Trail from Independence to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Descriptions of wagon...