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1. A Material World A Material World Winter 2005 Article describes two Kansas City stores that feature fine fabrics. Cy Rudnik's Fine Fabrics has been at Crown Center since 1976. Kaplan's Fabrics, in the Country Club Plaza since 1946, is now owned by...

2. Diamond in the Rough Diamond in the Rough Winter 2005 Brief vignette describing the discovery of a spring near Council Grove, Kansas, by Ben Jones, a member of George Sibley's 1825 expedition to survey the Santa Fe Trail. The spring became known as "Diamond...

3. Diamonds & Furs Diamonds & Furs Winter 2005 Profiles of four local luxury retailers and their owners. Missy Wang Smart is president of Alaskan Fur Company; Cathy Tivol is CEO of Tivol Jewls; Stephen Burstein own's Stephen's Fine Jewelry, Inc.; and...

4. Finding the History Within: The Graham Rogers Home Finding the History Within: The Graham Rogers Home Winter 2005 Photo and drawing with short descriptive article about the Graham Rogers home, located at 6741 Mackey Road in Overland Park, Kansas. Rogers, a member of the Shawnee Indian tribe who trained as a carpenter...

5. In the Name of the Law: A History of Law Enforcement in Johnson County In the Name of the Law: A History of Law Enforcement in Johnson County Winter 2005 In-depth article about the police and law enforcement in Johnson County, Kansas, as well as the Johnson County Park Police. Includes heritage photographs.

6. Louise Brooks Louise Brooks Winter 2005 Brief profile of silent film actress and historian, Louise Brooks. Brooks was born in Cherryvale, Kansas, and lived in Wichita before departing for New York to be a dancer at age 15 in 1921.

7. Shootouts, Showdowns, & Barroom Brawls Shootouts, Showdowns, & Barroom Brawls Winter 2005 Article describes the history of the portrayal of Kansas in Hollywood Western movies. Among the movies discussed are Seven Angry Men, Dark Command, and The Kansan.

8. Trading Gray for Blue: Ex-Confederates Hold the Upper Missouri For the Union Trading Gray for Blue: Ex-Confederates Hold the Upper Missouri For the Union Winter 2005 Confederate prisoners of war were allowed to enlist in the Union Army. Troops were needed along the Upper Missouri to protect forts and make peace with the Indians. The First U.S. Volunteer Infantry Regiment...