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1. 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned June 7, 2010 Ed Hogan, Kansas City artist, has created four statues that "tell the stories of many slaves who once sought freedom across the Missouri River." The statues are part of the Kansas City River Trails Inc....

2. A Big Bust A Big Bust April/8-14/1999 Authors reaction to the statue honoring jazz musician Charlie Parker, located in the 18th and Vine historical district.

3. A Special Day A Special Day July 26, 2008 A statue of Buck O'Neil was unveiled Friday, July 25, 2008, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. "The depiction is of Buck's later years, maybe his 70s. He's wearing...

4. A Warm Tribute to Thomas Hart Benton A Warm Tribute to Thomas Hart Benton February 20, 2011 Color picture of the bronze sculpture of Thomas Hart Benton on the campus of the Art Institute wearing a sweater knitted by Ashley Lugo, a student majoring in fiber. The piece was cast by Charles Banks...

5. Andy's Idol Andy's Idol October/26/1986 File contains an article about a statue of Abraham Lincoln sculpted and presented at City Hall by 98-year-old Orville "Andy" Anderson, or Orville Anderson, with photo.

6. Bucks and Lapse Stop Hugh Harry Bucks and Lapse Stop Hugh Harry April 30, 2006 The Native Sons Scouts had set a goal of raising $400,000 for a large statue of Harry Truman to be at Union Station and to be dedicated on May 8, Truman's birthday. As it turns out the group had not submitted...

7. City Finally Finds Home for Statue City Finally Finds Home for Statue January 9, 2012 The controversial statue, Modern Communication by Terry Allen in front of the police communications headquarters, will be moved around the corner to make room for the police headquarters expansion. The...

8. Ex-mayor To Be Remembered Ex-mayor To Be Remembered November 12, 2004 A statue of former Mayor Illus "Ike" Davis is to be dedicated on November 12, 2004. The statue is located in the Civic Mall area called Ilus W. Davis Park between City Hall and the federal courthouse....

9. If Statues Could Talk If Statues Could Talk January 13, 2008 The "Cowtown" cartoonist, Charlie Podrebarac, combines his drawings with text that envisions what local Kansas City statues might be thinking and would say if they could. Statues include: The Scout, Hereford...

10. James Fraser Dies; Noted Sculptor, 76: "End of the Trail" and Buffalo Nickel Designed by Him--His Statues James Fraser Dies; Noted Sculptor, 76: "End of the Trail" and Buffalo Nickel Designed by Him--His Statues Abound in Capital October/12/1953 Photo and obituary for James Earl Fraser, or James Fraser (~1877-1953), sculptor of the "End of the Trail" statue, "generally considered the best known sculpture in the nation," with one of the copies...

11. James Fraser Dies; Noted Sculptor, 76: 'End of the Trail' and Buffalo Nickel Designed by Him--His Statues James Fraser Dies; Noted Sculptor, 76: 'End of the Trail' and Buffalo Nickel Designed by Him--His Statues Abound in Capital October/12/1953 Obituary about the sculptor of the original "End of the Trail" Statue, of which there is a miniature at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.

12. Jim's Monument to Be Unveiled Jim's Monument to Be Unveiled July/3/1913 Article announcing the ceremony for the memorial for James Pendergast, a "philanthropist and politician. ..in Mulkey Square," at 13th and Summit Streets.

13. Jim's Monument to Be Unveiled: Ceremonies in Honor of Pendergast's Memory to Be Held Tomorrow Jim's Monument to Be Unveiled: Ceremonies in Honor of Pendergast's Memory to Be Held Tomorrow July/3/1913 Article about the unveiling of the statue at 13th and Madison Streets in Mulkey Square of James Pendergast (1856-1911), alderman of the First Ward of Kansas City from 1892 to 1910 and a saloon keeper in...

14. KC's Bull Will Be Back in Skyline KC's Bull Will Be Back in Skyline May 17, 2002 HNTB Architects Engineers Planners took down the Hereford Bull statue when they bought the American Hereford Association building. Calvin Trillin lamented the loss in The New Yorker last year. Now the...

15. KC's Sister City Adorns Plaza with Chinese Warrior Replicas KC's Sister City Adorns Plaza with Chinese Warrior Replicas January 20, 2004 Article reports on the dedication of two replicas of the Chinese warrior figures found in a 3rd-century tomb in China. The figures, a gift of Xian, China, one of Kansas City's 13 sister cities, are permanently...

16. Land Seizure Planned to Finish Statue Repairs Land Seizure Planned to Finish Statue Repairs November 23, 2005 Although the city of Kansas City, Kansas owns the John Brown Statue, they don't own the land that it sits on. The Wyandotte County's Unified Government is going to court to seize about 600 square feet...

17. Memorial to Him, Too: A. Phimister Proctor Sculptured the Pioneer Mother Memorial to Him, Too: A. Phimister Proctor Sculptured the Pioneer Mother September 6, 1950 Inscription on the Pioneer Mother statue is from Ruth 1: 16 in the King James Version of the Bible: "Whither thou goest I will go; and where thou lodgest I will lodge; thy people shall be my people, and...

18. Mending Broken Statues, Spirits Mending Broken Statues, Spirits February 16, 2009 Profile of sculptor Jennifer Walker and her work restoring damaged religious statues. Walker, a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, has been involved in the restoration of Union Station, the Muehlebach...

19. Monumental Task Monumental Task November 5, 2005 Article describes the challenges faced by sculptor Bruce Wolfe in creating a 26-foot tall statue of Harry S. Truman. The statue will stand in the middle arch of Union Station.

20. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park November/13/1927 History regarding the land that later became part of Penn Valley Park, especially the home of Frank L. Wilkinson and where the Pioneer Mother statue now stands.