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1. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 2002 Section of the book which describes late 19th century and early 20th century African American housing sections of the city. These include Hell's Half Acre, Church Hill, Belvidere Hollow, and the Vine Street...

2. Body and Soul Body and Soul 2006 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's parents, his early years in Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri, and his musical beginnings in the Vine Street nightclub district. Includes details about an...

3. Early African American Ministers Early African American Ministers 2006 Three ministers are listed in the book as early forces in the pre-World War I African American community in Kansas City. They include: Samuel William Bacote, pastor of the Second Baptist Church; T.H. Ewing...

4. Early African American Religious Leaders In Kansas City Early African American Religious Leaders In Kansas City 2006 Under the heading of "Religious Leadership" in Chapter 3 is mentioned the following men: Samuel Bacote (Second Baptist); James Hurse (St. Stephen's); T.H. Ewing (Vine Street) and D. A. Holmes (Vine Street)....

5. Homer Roberts and Reuben Street Homer Roberts and Reuben Street 2006 Book excerpt about Homer Roberts and Reuben and Ella Street, early black businesspeople of Kansas City. Roberts was "one of the first African American car salesmen in the country" and Reuben Street was...

6. Kansas City's Vine Street Kansas City's Vine Street 2008 This chapter is a "study of the special urban sites of black city-dwellers in Deep Deuce, as Oklahoma City's East Second Street was known, and Vine Street, black Kanas City's main stem (more specifically,...

7. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Alfred Suydam, "proprietor of the Up-to-Date Bakery at Nos. 2402 to 2412 Vine street," called "the second largest establishment of this character in Kansas City." Born in Illinois in 1860...

8. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Judge John Wofford (1836-1907), a lawyer and judge of Kansas City. Native of Georgia coming to Kansas City as a lawyer and Confederate veteran "contribut[ing] special articles to the Kansas...

9. Willard Winner Willard Winner 1902 Photo and bio of Willard Winner, a railroad and real estate developer of Kansas City as "president of the Industrial Development Company." Born in Iowa in 1849 and raised in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas...

10. Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals 2009 Police Judge Harry G. Kyle states his belief in the efficacy of hard work for controlling ciminal behavior. Second part of article tells about how well fed and housed the inmates of the Vine Street Workhouse...

11. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Photos and biographical sketch of Dr. John Edward Perry, or J. Edward Perry (1870-1962), an early local black physician and founder of the Perry Sanitarium and Training School for Nurses at 1214 Vine Street...

12. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 History of the hospital, starting in 1910, when it was known as the Perry Sanitarium at 1214 Vine Street, founded to help local African Americans by Dr. J. Edward Perry, a black physician.