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101. Center Cornerstone Reveals Nothing But Memories Center Cornerstone Reveals Nothing But Memories May 28, 2010 The Jewish Community Archives of Kansas City recently held an event to remove the cornerstone from the old Jewish Community Center (JCC) building at 8201 Holmes Street. JCC occupied the building from 1961-1986....

102. Changing Nations, Changing Laws: Slavery in Colonial Missouri Changing Nations, Changing Laws: Slavery in Colonial Missouri Spring 2005 Part of "Stories From the Library and Archives", article deals with the question of slavery in the Louisiana Territory before Missouri became a state. Demonstrates with letters and books from the time...

103. Clay County Historical Atlas Clay County Historical Atlas ca. 1865 Scanned and reproduced collection of Clay County, Missouri, plat maps dating to the mid-1860s. Published in 2011 by the Clay County Archives and Historical Library. A property owner index was published...

104. Clyde Hahn Scrapbooks and Other Material Finding Aid Clyde Hahn Scrapbooks and Other Material Finding Aid circa 1920s-1980s (bulk 1950s-1960s) Collection contains seven scrapbooks and other items compiled by Clyde Hahn, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Club. Within the collection can be found photographs, correspondence, newspaper...

105. Community Archives Wants Your Stuff Community Archives Wants Your Stuff August 13, 2010 The Jewish Community Archives of Greater Kansas City is housed at The Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Kansas City. Its new executive director, Judy Parelman, has put out a call for contributions...

106. Community of Christ Research Library and Archives Community of Christ Research Library and Archives Photos, maps, and information on the Research Library and Archives for the Community of Christ Church in Independence, Missouri, formerly known as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints...

107. Documenting Struggle and Resilience Documenting Struggle and Resilience Summer 2012 Article on the Federal Writer's Project records housed in the Special Collections at Wichita State University Libraries. The project operated in Kansas from 1935 until 1942, hiring men and women on relief...

108. Dr. Philip Brooks Retiring: Society Will Miss His Professional Help Dr. Philip Brooks Retiring: Society Will Miss His Professional Help Fall//1971 Photo and bio of Dr. Philip Brooks, a retiring vice-president of the Jackson County Historical Society since 1960 and director of the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library since its opening in 1957, describing...

109. Drawings of Jerome Fedeli Drawings of Jerome Fedeli August 2008 Nineteenth-century Italian artist Jerome Fedeli moved to Kansas City in 1881. Fedeli was responsible for the decoration of many public buildings and private residences in Kansas City and other ares. Some...

110. Earliest Drawings or Engravings of Kansas City Earliest Drawings or Engravings of Kansas City From the Native Sons Archives, ''Manuscripts 2,'' the photocopies give information about the pictures, engravings, drawings of early Kansas City including ''Woodcut from Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room...

111. Early Day Weather Documented in Society Archives Early Day Weather Documented in Society Archives January//1978 Article about using historical records to determine climatic changes in the Kansas City area, including extremes such as floods, snowfall, heat waves, etc.

112. Eight Histories of St. Mary's Episcopal Church Eight Histories of St. Mary's Episcopal Church n.d. Anecdotes and historical information contributed by parishoners "taken from the archives of St. Mary's" and transcribed by Merton Shatzkin, archivist.

113. EPA Grant Gives Boost to Museum EPA Grant Gives Boost to Museum October 6, 2005 The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a Brownfields grant for $165,047 to help clean up the Paseo YMCA near 18th and the Paseo so it can be turned into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research...

114. Extra! Extra! Extra! Extra! January 12, 2014 Collection of photographs published throughout the history of the Kansas City Star newspaper. Many are street scenes, special events, notable structures, and prominent individuals. Each photo is accompanied...

115. Family's Papers Are in Archives Family's Papers Are in Archives Spring//1967 Two paragraphs about the Botts family collection in the archives of the Jackson County Historical Society and a letter from Justine Botts Selvey.

116. For Those Who Love Horse Racing For Those Who Love Horse Racing June//1969 Archives of local horse racing tales collected by 1870s horse racer William Mulkey and bequeathed to the author Albert Doerschuk.

117. Fort Osage Fort Osage Postcard of George Fuller Green painting of Fort Osage

118. Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid circa 1920-2003 Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...

119. From the Archives From the Archives March 1964 One paragraph about the acquisition of the Schorer collection for the Jackson County Historical Society archives.

120. From the Archives From the Archives Spring//1966 Mention of Annie Ralston as the wife of Frank James and daughter of Samuel Ralston, a native of Scotland emigrating to Jackson County, Missouri.