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1. $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.

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 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...

3. . ..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...

4. 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.

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

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. A Brief History of Old Westport A Brief History of Old Westport Spring 2004 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part three, the conclusion. It states that "by the early 40's the number of residents had grown to 2,500, and by 1848 or 1849 Westport's...

9. A Brief History of Old Westport A Brief History of Old Westport Fall 2003 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is a first installment written by Major William W. Harris. It discusses the first settlers and Westport Landing.

10. A Browser's Guide to Unique Bookstores A Browser's Guide to Unique Bookstores February//1983 Review of locally-owned (non-chain) bookstores with photos and descriptions of the following: (1) Bookenders in Platte City, (2) Glenn Books at 1227 Baltimore Avenue, (3) Bennett Schneider at 300 Ward...

11. A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback March 1979 Article about the integrity of the Westport residential community, focusing on its neighborhood organizations designed to preserve its older and characteristic architecture, with several photos, including...

12. A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport December 1922 Childhood recollections of the author (Mrs. Bridget Dixon Turgeon, or Bridget Turgeon) from the Battle of Westport in the Civil War from her father's (Hugh Dixon) grocery store at "4056 Penn Street" or...

13. A Conversation with. ..Henry Bloch A Conversation with. ..Henry Bloch January 2001 Photo, interview, and biographical article about Henry Bloch, founder of the H & R Block national tax accounting business based in Kansas City in 1946 with offices at Main and Westport Roads.

14. A Dazzling, Delicious Galaxy of Stars A Dazzling, Delicious Galaxy of Stars May 2001 Photos and reviews of new local restaurants including McCormick & Schmick's (on the Plaza), Fiorella's Jack Stack ("located in the Freighthouse, which is part of the Crossroads District on the border of...

15. A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets Spring 2005 Article looks at some Kansas City streets that run east-west as well as some north-south streets and gives the names today compared to the names used in early Kansas City. Also included in the article...

16. A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303 A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303 March//1975 Copies of letters written by Luke Lea (an Indian agent) and others about the character and activities of W. W. Cleghorn, another Indian agent at Fort Leavenworth around 1850. Complimentary descriptions...

17. A Home District Beautiful A Home District Beautiful February 1921 Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...

18. A Joseph Orville Shelby Letter A Joseph Orville Shelby Letter May 1965 Letter (written in 1888) with editorial commentary from General Joseph Orville Shelby, or Joseph Shelby, to Major C. C. Rainwater about some of his Civil War stories as a former Confederate general in...

19. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Description of the overland journey of the family of William Chick, including his son, the author, from Virginia to Missouri in 1822 by wagon, being flooded out in 1826 on the Missouri River near Glasgow,...

20. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/ 3/1921 Mention of James Hunter as proprietor of "a saddler's shop" in Westport during the late 1830s or early 1840s, at a time of no other "businesses houses" there except for "dram shops" and the store of William...