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141. Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca1950s-1990s, [bulk 1960s-70s] Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...

142. His Passion is Sound Business His Passion is Sound Business January 27, 2013 Interview with Chuck Haddix, Director of the Marr Sound Archives on the UMKC campus. Haddix describes the institution's history and collections as well as his career in broadcasting.

143. Hispanic History Finds a Place at KC Museum Hispanic History Finds a Place at KC Museum September 14, 2011 The billingual newspaper "Dos Mundos" announced that it will donate its entire 30-year archives to the Kansas City Museum. This is the first step in an initiative by the museum to document the Hispanic...

144. Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid Hispanic Oral History Collection Finding Aid 1977-1982 The collection is comprised of 65 audiocassettes (61 CDs) with interviews of 59 people from Kansas City's Hispanic community. Persons interviewed cover a substantial cross-section of the population, ranging...

145. Historical Society Faces Challenges of Promoting and Preserving Her Story Historical Society Faces Challenges of Promoting and Preserving Her Story Autumn//2001 At the insistance of Jane Flynn and Barbara Potts, the Jackson County Historical Society began an effort to collect and preserve information about women. The Society today has 68 significant collections...

146. History Lives On for Author History Lives On for Author July/13/1995 File containing a biographical article about Pearl Wilcox, a 92-year-old writer of history and genealogy books about Independence, Missouri such as "Jackson County Pioneers." Also a collector of Jackson...

147. History of The Kansas City Call History of The Kansas City Call Brochure giving the early history of the establishment of The Call newspaper, focusing on biographical information of the founder, Chester A. Franklin.

148. Horace Peterson Horace Peterson April 26, 1981 A biographical article about Horace Peterson, "executive director of the Black Archives, a home for minority papers and photographs that, since 1974, when Peterson launched the project, has existed principally...

149. Horace Peterson Horace Peterson Peterson, a graduate of Kansas City's Central High School, founded the Black Archives of Mid-America (2033 Vine) in 1974. He was born November 23, 1945, and died in 1992.

150. Jackson County Historical Society Department of Archives Jackson County Historical Society Department of Archives November/1/1961 Article about the materials at the archives of the Jackson County Historical Society, with information on the Botts family of Blue Springs, Missouri, James Hambright of Sibley, Missouri, Governor Willard...

151. Jackson County Historical Society Department of Archives Jackson County Historical Society Department of Archives December/1/1961 Listing of more (previously omitted) marriage records from Jackson County from 1836 to 1840.

152. James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid James A. Hazlett Papers Finding Aid 1929-1997 (bulk 1960-1990) James A. Hazlett was born in Kansas City on May 26, 1917, and died in the same city on September 14, 1997. He was employed by the Kansas City Missouri School District for many years as a teacher, principal,...

153. Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid Jason Rogers Papers Finding Aid 1923-1929 (bulk 1925-1928) Jason Rogers was born in New York City in 1868. He dropped out of grammar school and worked his way up in the journalism trade to become an expert in newspaper publishing and advertising. He was the author...

154. JCC Launches Recollections Oral Memory Project JCC Launches Recollections Oral Memory Project February 2, 2012 Article on the Jewish Community Center's oral history initiative in which teenagers collect and preserve the memories, stories, traditions, and values of their grandparents' generation. As part of the...

155. JFK Emergency Room in Storage Under Lenexa JFK Emergency Room in Storage Under Lenexa January 29, 2008 The equipment used in the attempt to save President John F. Kennedy's life is now stored underground in Lenexa, Kansas. "The artifacts, known to archivists as the Parkland Memorial Hospital Trauma Room...

156. John Campbell Compilation Finding Aid John Campbell Compilation Finding Aid 1805-1965 The date of John Campbell's birth is unknown, although it is known he was a soldier in 1797. He was issued a license to trade with the Indians along the Missouri and Des Moines Rivers in 1822 and was in...

157. John Thrailkill John Thrailkill Circa 1890s Charcoal portrait of John Thrailkill in suit coat, vest, shirt, and tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey. Written in the lower right corner in black ink is "John...

158. Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid Kansas City (Mo.) School District Records Finding Aid 1867-ca1990 This collection contains material transferred from the Kansas City School District to the Kansas City Public Library and the Missouri Valley Special Collections department, primarily in the early to mid...

159. Kansas City Map Kansas City Map First official Kansas City map is preserved in the Archives of the Native Sons of Kansas City. Another copy of this map is in the Snyder Collection at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

160. Kansas City Museum Branches Out Kansas City Museum Branches Out May 5, 2010 Article reports on a partnership between the Kansas City Museum, Jackson County Historical Society, and LaBudde Special Collections of UMKC to create the Gay and Lesbian Archive of Mid-America (GLAMA)....