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61. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Alice Nielsen (1876-1943), an opera singer and actress. Born in Nashville and coming to Kansas City about 1883 with her parents before performing here and abroad, "donat[ing] her collection...

62. Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid circa 1880 - present This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...

63. Kansas City: Republican National Convention, 1908 Kansas City: Republican National Convention, 1908 1908 Photo of Convention Hall with a capacity crowd of 10,000 to see famous actress Sarah Bernhardt.

64. KC Native Henry Stram Wins N.Y. Honors KC Native Henry Stram Wins N.Y. Honors January 8, 2005 Henry Stram, son of former Kansas City Chiefs coach Hank Stram, recently was honored by New York Magazine for giving one of the best three performances of 2005 on the New York stage. He appeared in the...

65. Know Your TV Stars: She Sets a Spry Pace at 83 Know Your TV Stars: She Sets a Spry Pace at 83 May 9, 1954 At age 83, former Kansas City resident Gertrude Hoffmann is still considered a "youngster in show business," after starting her acting career as a widow in her early 60s. She currently stars in the NBC...

66. Last Chapter Last Chapter December 6, 2003 Short death notice for actress Ellen Drew who died at age 89 on December 17, 2003. "She was born Esther Loretta Ray in Kansas City." She starred in the 1940s and 1950s with such actors as Joel McCrea,...

67. Lead Role Sticks with Area Native Lead Role Sticks with Area Native July 24, 2005 Actress Shannon Durig has been successful playing the role of Tracy in the Broadway hit "Hairspray". Since her debut in October 2003, the 23-year old Overland Park native has appeared in the role about...

68. Linda Lovelace Here: Sex Star Easy to Like Linda Lovelace Here: Sex Star Easy to Like September/25/1974 Photo and biographical article about Linda Lovelace, a 23-year-old "star of 'Deep Throat,' the X-rated box-office smash" making a movie in Kansas City's Swope Park supposedly entitled "Linda Lovelace for...

69. Local Actor Gets Better With Time Local Actor Gets Better With Time November 30-December 6, 2007 Article profiling local actor Danny Cox, who has resided in Kansas City, Kansas, for the past 35 years. During his career, Cox has appeared in many local and national stage productions and recorded music...

70. Local Resident Pursues Hollywood Dream Local Resident Pursues Hollywood Dream February 29-March 6, 2008 Article profiles actress Donna Hoskins, a former resident of Kansas City who has appeared in several Hollywood films under her stage name, Blaise Brooks. Hoskins is a gradute of Franklin Elementary, Ashland...

71. 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.

72. Marie Doro Marie Doro December 14, 1915 Biographical article about Marie Doro, a theater actress famous in New York. She was born in Pennsylvania but was reared and educated in Kansas City, attending Woodland School and Central High School in...

73. Marilyn Maye Marilyn Maye Photos and information on Marilyn Maye, a prominent local theater singer and actress also appearing on national television shows such as "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson" in the 1960s-1980s. Native...

74. Marion Talley Marion Talley File contains newspaper clippings about Marion Talley (1906-1983), opera singer and actress.

75. May We Present Margaret Hillias May We Present Margaret Hillias February/15/1935 Photo and biographical article about Margaret Hillias, an actress at the Little Theater and other local theater groups ("Blackfriars, the Provincials, the Resident, as well as some lesser organizations"),...

76. May We Present Mrs. Marvin Gates May We Present Mrs. Marvin Gates April/5/1935 Photo and biographical article about Mrs. Marvin Gates, or Medill Gates, a Kansas City actress starting in the early 20th century as one of the original members of the Comedy Club (called the Kansas City...

77. Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection Michael Paller's Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery Film Collection 1931-1946 This collection contains a total of 46 media items which feature motion pictures in which Jean Harlow and Wallace Beery appeared. Most of the titles are in VHS format with some DVDs and CDs included. In...

78. Midwest Winners Midwest Winners March 5, 2006 Article contains Academy Award nominees who had Kansas and Missouri ties. Includes their picture, category, birthplace, total Oscar nominations and wins. Names include: Robert Altman, Burt Bacharach, Tom...

79. Miss Pansy Dowdall Miss Pansy Dowdall April/29/1905 Photo and bio of Pansy Dowdall, a Kansas City actress appearing in Saint Louis and New York plays, including Broadway.

80. Miss Sara Gilday Dies: In the '20s She Was a Leading Actress Here Miss Sara Gilday Dies: In the '20s She Was a Leading Actress Here August/27/1951 Obituary for Miss Sara Gilday, "a leading actress with the Kansas City theater company in the '20s," born here in 1903 as the daughter of John Gilday ("poetry editor and feature writer for [t]he Star twenty-eight...