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1. 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart July 29, 1975 Biographical article with photo about Mrs. Willa Carter, 78-year-old matriarch of a large adopted family of over 100 foster children in Kansas City. The story is told of her long process of adopting starting...

2. Adoption Adoption Articles and information about adoption and adoption searches and records in Missouri.

3. Adoption in Kansas City Adoption in Kansas City November//1982 Two dramatic factors: increase in abortions and single mothers.

4. Charter Administrative Code and Revised Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri: Revision of 1956 Charter Administrative Code and Revised Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri: Revision of 1956 May 9, 1905 The Missouri Statutes of 1845 gave the County Courts power to incorporate towns upon petition of two-thirds of the taxable inhabitants of the proposed corporation. Acting under this statute, the Jackson...

5. Flag Day Flag Day Flag Day Postcard

6. Hard to Place Children Hard to Place Children May 1955 Need for adequate homes, factors to be considered, and estimating number of eligible adoptive homes.

7. Indian Mound Association Adopts Budd Park Indian Mound Association Adopts Budd Park November/1/2000 Photo and article about the adoption of Budd Park by the Indian Mound Neighborhood Association, planning to keep the 40-acre park in the Northeast residential district regularly cleaned in cooperation...

8. John Lange Hospital Minutes John Lange Hospital Minutes 1902 This collection contains a minute book filled on pages 3-15. The minutes cover twelve meetings held from July 21, 1902 to December 2, 1902. Items mentioned include the adoption of the charter, an offer...

9. Kansas City Adopts the Manager Plan Kansas City Adopts the Manager Plan April//1925 Announcement of the adoption of the council-manager plan by the city.

10. Kansas City Cradle Kansas City Cradle ca1930s Child in basket with nurse and another woman looking on. Sign over porch reads "Harry M. Evans Children's Home," located at 520 Woodland (1930 Kansas City city directory) which changed to the Kansas City...

11. Kansas City Local Heroes 1999 Kansas City Local Heroes 1999 December 1, 1999 The Verhault's experiences with adoption led them to become involved with Missouri Right to Life.

12. Kansas City Zoning Kansas City Zoning June 1, 1954 File containing a pamphlet or booklet on zoning in Kansas City with illustrations and information on the division of areas of the city into residential districts, commercial or business districts, industrial...

13. KCResources, page 26 KCResources, page 26

14. KCResources, page 54 KCResources, page 54

15. KCResources, page 66 KCResources, page 66

16. KCResources, page 72 KCResources, page 72

17. Missouriana--The Missouri Heritage of the West Part I: The Pacific Coast States Missouriana--The Missouri Heritage of the West Part I: The Pacific Coast States October 1, 1938 Discussion of "Missouri's part in peopling the Pacific coast states" and "of the contributions her citizens made to the states of their adoption." Initial statistics provided on California, Oregon, and...

18. On the Phone: Country Party Lines and One Woman Switchboards On the Phone: Country Party Lines and One Woman Switchboards Fall//1980 Anecdote about an orphan train from New York bringing children to Lebanon, Missouri.

19. Picturesque Kansas City "Family Garden" That Passed Out with the Adoption of the Prohibition Amendment Picturesque Kansas City "Family Garden" That Passed Out with the Adoption of the Prohibition Amendment February/10/1929 Illustration and text of the mansion and adjoining "wine garden" of the Muehlebach family at 41st and State Line Roads.

20. Procedure for Handling Municipal Insurance and Reducing Costs Procedure for Handling Municipal Insurance and Reducing Costs October//1942 Adoption of a comprehensive insurance program to save the city government money.