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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House April-May//1979 News of a grant from the W. J. Brace Charitable Trust to the Westport Historical Society for continued restoration of the Harris House at 40th and Baltimore.

3. $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House April-May//1979 Brief description of William Brace, or W. J. Brace, "chairman and president of the Gleaner-Harvester Corporation" and "one of Kansas City's earliest automobile dealers and distributors, associated with...

4. 'A Family Doomed To Die' 'A Family Doomed To Die' May 8, 2005 The tragic story of America's first superstar horse owners, William (Billy) and Ann Woodward, is told in this article. Their prize winning horse was named Nashua. Mrs. Woodward was the former Angie later...

5. 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down 'Sad, Sad Day'--21 KC Schools Close Down June 4, 2010 Article describes 21 schools in the Kansas City School District that will close as a first step in the district's improvement plan. Includes a two-page tribute to the schools being closed including Westport...

6. . ..And Then There Were Two . ..And Then There Were Two June//1970 History of the Eisele Bakery building in Westport, demolished in 1970 by the Manor Baking Company and leaving "only two of Westport's ante-bellum structures." Description of Andrew Eisele, the founder...

7. 125th Anniversary Reenactment of The Battle of Westport 125th Anniversary Reenactment of The Battle of Westport 1989

8. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

9. 1855 Harris Home at 4000 Baltimore Avenue, in Old Westport 1855 Harris Home at 4000 Baltimore Avenue, in Old Westport October//1976 Photo on the issue's cover and caption about the home on the inside cover.

10. 26 Schools Will Close 26 Schools Will Close March 11, 2010 On March 10, 2010, the Kansas City school board voted 5-4 to close 26 schools as recommended by new superintendent John Covington in his "Right Sizing Plan." The closings will reduce the number of school...

11. 39th and Main Business District 39th and Main Business District November/2/1929 Building projects in the still thriving business district with "the most" assorted building ages in the city.

12. 43rd Street Area 43rd Street Area 2001-07-07 View of 43rd Street area north of the Country Club Plaza and west of Main Street, looking toward the southeast. The St. Luke's Hospital parking garage is in view with the twin American Century building...

13. 43rd Street Area 43rd Street Area 2001-07-07 View of 43rd Street area north of the Country Club Plaza and west of Main Street, looking toward the southeast. The St. Luke's Hospital parking garage is in view with the twin American Century building...

14. [Council?] Grist [Council?] Grist June/15/1895 Article about the school board meeting listing the teachers from Westport at "the County Institute at Independence."

15. A Ballerina for the People A Ballerina for the People Spring//1997 Profile of Westport Ballet Company founder and director Elizabeth Hard-Simms.

16. A Battle of Westport Letter A Battle of Westport Letter November 1965 Letter written the day following the Battle of Westport about its aftermath, by Reverend Jonathan Fuller, and providing a general description of the Kansas City area.

17. A Beloved King of Reviews A Beloved King of Reviews September 17, 2011 Obituary tribute for Leroy Johnson (57) of Kansas City. Johnson was known as the resident "music guru" at the old Penny Lane record store in Westport. He was also an early music critic for "The Pitch,"...

18. A Birthday Book of Kansas City, 1821-1921 A Birthday Book of Kansas City, 1821-1921 1921 Booklet on the 100-year history of Kansas City from 1821 to 1921, starting with its first permanent settler, Francois Chouteau, and its rise from Westport Landing (page 7) through its 1832 visit by early...

19. A Brief History of Francis Harrison Booth, 1812-1869 A Brief History of Francis Harrison Booth, 1812-1869 2010 Francis Harrison Booth was a grocer and saloon keeper in Westport, Missouri, who served as the town's marshal and was among the founders of the First Baptist Church of Westport. This research paper brings...

20. A Brief History Of Old Westport A Brief History Of Old Westport Winter 2003 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part two. It discusses the Mormons, Santa Fe trade, Westport's chief advantages, John Sutter, and John Fremont.