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161. Grand Opening for Black Archives Grand Opening for Black Archives June 12, 2012 The Black Archives of Mid-America reopened on June 16, 2012 at it's new location at 1722 E. 17th Terrace, in the 18th and Vine District. "The archives shut down in 2006, effectively sealing its collections...

162. Ground Broken for Black Archives Ground Broken for Black Archives December 5, 2007 Ground was broken on December 4, 2007, for the new home of the Black Archives of Mid-America. "About $4.6 million in city funds is being used to renovate a former park maintenance building at Parade Park...

163. Hall of History Hall of History December 2008/January 2009 Article describes the future plans for the National Archives and Records Administration, Central Plains Region to move to the Adams Express freight building west of Union Station from its previous location...

164. Hannibal Bridge Opening Hannibal Bridge Opening June 26, 1905 Dr. William Wallace Dougherty attended the dedication and opening of the Hannibal Bridge in Kansas City on July 3, 1869. He recorded the event in his diary. "The Bridge is a triumphant success, five Locomotives...

165. Harrelson Bequest to Benefit Archives Harrelson Bequest to Benefit Archives January-June//1984 Article about the bequests of family records by Ben Harrelson and his wife Rose Harrelson, with much information about the local Harrelson family, including Ben's grandfather, Nathan Ector Harrelson, or...

166. 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.

167. 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...

168. 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...

169. 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...

170. 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.

171. 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...

172. 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.

173. 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...

174. 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.

175. 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...

176. 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...

177. 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...

178. 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...

179. 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...

180. 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.