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1. 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.

2. A Brushstroke of Genius A Brushstroke of Genius Winter 2003 Article describes the life and work of Ernst Ulmer, a Kansas painter educated at the Kansas City Art Institute. Ulmer's work is influenced by artists such as George Bellows, George Caleb Bingham, and Mary...

3. Abner Holton Deane (1828-1912): Man of Courage and Conviction Abner Holton Deane (1828-1912): Man of Courage and Conviction Winter 2003 George Caleb Bingham painted Deane and entitled his picture "Major Deane in Jail". Deane, a Baptist minister, was in jail because of the loyalty oath. Although he sided with the Union, he had assisted...

4. Beyond Bagels Beyond Bagels Winter 2003 Article profiles restaurateur Gail Lozoff. Lozoff started the chain, Bagel & Bagel which was eventually acquired by Einstein Bros. After Einstein's was bought out in a hostile takeover, she and its management...

5. Central Lights: Histories of Central Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri Central Lights: Histories of Central Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri Winter 2003 Excerpts from the book with the same title, this article highlights early members of Central Presbyterian Church, including Walker and Mary Hickman, George and Elizabeth Davis, Rebecca Metcalf, Mary Hale,...

6. Charles Esmonde Kearney: Overland Freighter and City Developer Charles Esmonde Kearney: Overland Freighter and City Developer Winter 2003 A brief overview of the life of Charles Kearney, who in 1852 settled in Westport and began "Kearney & Bernard" overland freighters in 1854. He also was president for five years of the Kansas City and Cameron...

7. Keepers of the Plains Keepers of the Plains Winter 2003 Article describes various museums and locations of interest in Kansas pertaining to local Native American history.

8. Louis Vasquez in Colorado Louis Vasquez in Colorado Winter, 2003 Article describes the life of mountain man Louis Vasquez, focusing on his years in Colorado. Vasquez was a contemporary of Jim Bridger, Jim Fitzpatrick, and William Sublette, and retired to Westport in...

9. New Light on Daniel Boone's Burial New Light on Daniel Boone's Burial Winter 2003 Recent discovery of a package of old letters near Boonville revives the controversy as to whether the bones of the noted pioneer ever were removed to Kentucky - testimony that hints the final resting place...

10. Raising the Stars & Stripes Over Louisiana Territory Raising the Stars & Stripes Over Louisiana Territory Winter 2003 Short article that describes the actual ceremonies when the Louisiana Territory was turned over to the United States. It includes mention of the transfer of title from France to the United States in New...

11. The Far Horizons of Jim Bridger The Far Horizons of Jim Bridger Winter 2003 Originally published in The Denver Post, August 27, 1972, the article portrays a 70 year-old Bridger and reflections on his past.

12. Westport to Lose Oldest Church Building Westport to Lose Oldest Church Building Winter 2003 St. Luke's AME Church, at the corner of 43rd and Roanoke, will be demolished because of the widening of 43rd Street and the "general deterioration of the building". Organized soon after the Civil War to...

13. Who Was This Man, Joe B. Chiles? Who Was This Man, Joe B. Chiles? Winter 2003 Biographical sketch of Joseph Ballinger Chiles, an early Jackson county resident who immigrated to California, but made several trips back to Jackson County. Includes reprints of letters written by Chiles...