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121. Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist 1999

122. Biography of John Edward Perry (1870-1962), Physician Biography of John Edward Perry (1870-1962), Physician 1999

123. Biography of Laurence Sickman (1906-1988), Museum Curator and Director Biography of Laurence Sickman (1906-1988), Museum Curator and Director 1999

124. Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader 1999

125. Biography of S. H. Thompson (1870-1950), M.D., Physician Biography of S. H. Thompson (1870-1950), M.D., Physician 1999

126. Black Archives of Mid-America Black Archives of Mid-America File contains brochures, newspaper articles, one issue of The Archives Griot (June 17 & 18, 1995), and information about Horace Peterson, founder of the Black Archives.

127. Black Archives of Mid-America Black Archives of Mid-America File contains a two-page paper entitled "The Objectives of the Black Archives of Mid America." It is hand dated April 8, 1975.

128. Black Archives Oral History Project Black Archives Oral History Project ca1970s File contains a variety of items concerning the Black Oral History Project which was funded by a grant from the Kansas City Association of Trusts and Foundations. Both the Kansas City Public Library and...

129. Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater August 30-September 5, 2013 Article summarizes plans to restore the Boone Theater, a historic building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at the corner of 18th & Vine Streets. Dr. Doretha K....

130. By Coincidence, Exhibit on Flu Pandemic Nears By Coincidence, Exhibit on Flu Pandemic Nears May 1, 2009 The National Archives staff are preparing their exhibit on the 1918 flu pandemic to go on display May 23 through January 23, 2009. Many believe that the "Spanish flu" actually sprang out of Kansas, and...

131. 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....

132. 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...

133. 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...

134. 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...

135. 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...

136. 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...

137. 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...

138. 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...

139. 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...

140. 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.