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Ca1950 (1)

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1. A. J. Stephens A. J. Stephens File contains a biographical article with illustrations about A. J. Stephens (ca. 1889-1980), millionaire owner of the Basswood estate near Liberty, Missouri. Manufacturer of rubber at Truman and Chestnut...

2. African Americans in Sports African Americans in Sports ca1950 File contains two copies of a booklet entitled The Negro in Sports, highlighting the accomplishments of black athletes such as Joe Louis, Jesse Owens, and Jackie Robinson. The author, Nat Low, was a sports...

3. Baseball Baseball Print-outs of the Daily News, June 3rd and 8th, 1884. First association game of baseball in Kansas City played at Athletic Park between Kansas City Unions and Chicago Unions, June 7, 1884.

4. Basketball Basketball Photos and information on the sport of basketball, its inventor (the local James Naismith), and local basketball programs, such as the University of Kansas. Biographical information on Naismith (ca. 1861-1939),...

5. Casey Stengel Casey Stengel Photos, illustrations, and information on Casey Stengel (1890-1975), a local high school baseball player and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Born and raised in Northeast Kansas City as Charles Dillon...

6. Football Football Photos and information on football in the Kansas City and surrounding areas, including the Kansas City Chiefs professional team and the Kansas University college team, etc.

7. Ice Hockey Ice Hockey

8. Johnny Kling Johnny Kling File contains information pertaining to local sports figure Johnny Kling who played for the Chicago Cubs in the early 20th century. He was also a billiards player and owner of billiard parlors in Kansas...

9. Kansas City Country Clubs Kansas City Country Clubs

10. Kansas City Fun Calendar Kansas City Fun Calendar Photos, illustrations, maps, and information (in brochures) on the Kansas City Fun Calendar from the 1960s to the 1980s. Schedules of various types of local entertainment in the theater and the arts, music...

11. Les L. Warren Les L. Warren File contains a newsletter article with photo and biographical description of Les Warren, retiring after 48 years as "Director of Community Services for the Kansas City, Missouri, School District." Also...

12. Lincoln High School Sports Lincoln High School Sports File contains programs from Lincoln High School annual athletic/sports Banquets of 1954 and 1961 and a group portrait of the Lincoln High School Basketball Team of 1951.

13. Polo Polo

14. Soccer Soccer

15. Truman Sports Complex Truman Sports Complex Information about the football and baseball stadiums making up the Harry S. Truman Sports Complex.