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1. "Demand Nothing But What Is Strictly Right And Submit to Nothing That Is Wrong": Governor Lilburn Boggs, "Demand Nothing But What Is Strictly Right And Submit to Nothing That Is Wrong": Governor Lilburn Boggs, Gover Robert Lucas, and the Honey War of 1839 October 2008 Article explores and analyzes the "Honey War" of 1830, focusing particularly on the roles and personalities of Governor Boggs of Missouri and Governor Lucas of Iowa. The "war," which involved the disputed...

2. 'Loggers' Converge at City Park 'Loggers' Converge at City Park March//1974 Photo and article about the high demand for dead trees from Kansas City parks as wood-burning fuel during the energy crisis.

3. 12th Street 12th Street September 22, 1950 Numerous photos and captions about the diversity of types of places and walks of life along the entire stretch of 12th Street in Kansas City, including Craig's Gay 90's Bar, Time to Read bookstore, the...

4. A Higher Standard of Maintenance A Higher Standard of Maintenance February//1967 Photos and article about the "distinctive Great Ape House" at the Kansas City Zoo in Swope Park. Description of the new acquisition and "higher maintenance" standards of park land in Kansas City's park...

5. Across Our Wide Missouri: Elusive River to the Brink of War Across Our Wide Missouri: Elusive River to the Brink of War May-June//1981 Article about the "Honey War," a near war in the early 1800s disputing the boundary between Iowa and Missouri, with map.

6. America under the Trees America under the Trees August//1936 Article about the media competition between the Kansas City Star and the Kansas City Journal-Post on the political campaign of Governor Landon.

7. An 1876 Christmas Story An 1876 Christmas Story February//1899 Photo of G. W. Stockham, "[t]he promoter of tree culture in Kansas City."

8. Bicentennial Theme: Society's Summer Gathering at Drumm Farm Bicentennial Theme: Society's Summer Gathering at Drumm Farm August//1976 Article about the program, at the Andrew Drumm Institute farm in Independence, awarding "owners of trees 'that were living that Revolutionary year, 1776,'" including at least two trees in Jackson County...

9. Daniel Yoacham's Tree Daniel Yoacham's Tree September//1969 Photo and article about the 300-plus-year-old tree on the late Daniel Yoacham's property in Westport at Central and Ward Parkways, cut down in 1957. Originally on the property of Yoacham from 1833 until...

10. Ernestly Missouri: Hemingway's Show-Me Experience Ernestly Missouri: Hemingway's Show-Me Experience Spring//2001 Photos and biographical article about Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), a "Nobel Prize-winning author" and world traveler "born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois" and coming to Kansas City in 1917 just after...

11. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street October 3, 1921 Mention of J. S. Boarman as one of the residents on the former Pearl Street in Kansas City with "locust trees planted in the yard," along with John McCoy, William Chick, Washington Chick, and the Jarboe...

12. Garden Gift Garden Gift September 2003 The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden at 4800 Rockhill Road, with approximately 380 different perennials, 40 types of shrubs and more than 45 types of trees, is free to the public.

13. Go Fly a Kite Go Fly a Kite August-September//1973 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Frank Vaydik (pictured), "Superintendent of the Park Department" since 1964, succeeding J. V. Lewis after speaking on the prevention of Dutch elm disease...

14. K. C.'s Christmas Is in the Cards K. C.'s Christmas Is in the Cards December//1989 Photos and article about the Christmas shopping centers of Crown Center and the Country Club Plaza with festive holiday lights (at the Plaza) and large tree (at Crown Center, the second largest Christmas...

15. Kansas City Trees Kansas City Trees March, March, April//1961, 1963, 1968 File contains the journal "Phytologica" with articles about the discovery and classification of tree species by Kendall Laughlin at Scarritt Point in Kessler Park (types of hickory) and Swope Park (types...

16. Let Me Off at Webster Groves Let Me Off at Webster Groves May-August//1979 Article about the Saint Louis suburban town of Webster Groves, Missouri, describing its old railroad stations, historic homes, bountiful trees, and general history, with illustrations and reproduced paintings....

17. Look at the State They're In! Look at the State They're In! October/20/1951 Illustrated map and article about the 1839 Honey War between southern Iowans and northern Missourians, eventually resulting in 1848 in the modern state boundary between Iowa and Missouri. Dispute over...

18. Photographs and Facts Photographs and Facts March/25/1916 Photo and bio of John Barber White, or John White, a lumber magnate born in New York in 1847 and moving to Missouri in 1879 before coming to Kansas City as a forestry conservationist and member of the...

19. Preventing Extinction Preventing Extinction Fall//1991 Article about the diversity of Missouri's species of plants and animals, as well as other natural phenomena making them possible, such as the types of underlying soil and rock, humid continental climate,...

20. Street Cleaning: Brush-Mowing Grader Street Cleaning: Brush-Mowing Grader May 1972 Photo and description of the "Galion grader" for street cleaning re-tooled by the Kansas City Public Works Department with "a Roanoke Robot mower" for removal of brush on the sides of city streets.