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1. Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives Finding Aid Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives Finding Aid ca1920-1942 (bulk 1928-1938) The 389 black and white negatives originated with the "Kansas City Journal Post" newspaper. The collection also includes 349 8" x 10" black and white photographs. All the images reflect a newspaper's interest...

2. Zack Wheat, 83, Dies In Sedalia Zack Wheat, 83, Dies In Sedalia March 13, 1972 Death notice for former Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Zack Wheat who was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1959. Zack Wheat was born in 1888 in Missouri and died in 1972 in Sedalia, Missouri. He...

3. Zack Wheat Posing with Boy Zack Wheat Posing with Boy circa 1928 Minneapolis Millers baseball player Zack Wheat poses with a young fan. The photograph was likely taken at Muehlebach Field (22nd & Brooklyn) before a game between the Kansas City Blues and Millers

4. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Photos of teams from different years with brief history of the Monarchs. Close-up of Jackie Robinson.

5. You're Invited to Buck's Birthday Bash You're Invited to Buck's Birthday Bash November 13, 2008 Article about the "Motown Salute to Buck" at the Gem Theater to celebrate what would have been Buck O'Neil's 97th birthday. In conjunction with the celebration will be the unveiling at the Negro Leagues...

6. You'll Meet Me at Putsch's "What?" You'll Meet Me at Putsch's "What?" May//1961 Photos and biographical article about Jud Putsch, " successful restauranteur and civic leader" with "three Putsch restaurants on the Plaza," including Putsch's 210 at 210 West 47th Street, Putsch's Cafeteria,...

7. YMCA Building on Paseo YMCA Building on Paseo Photos and information on the Young Men's Christian Association building at 1814 Paseo Boulevard (in the 18th & Vine District), built in 1914 through fund-raising efforts by Chicago philanthropist Julius...

8. Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: Kansas City, Here They Came Yeah, Yeah, Yeah: Kansas City, Here They Came February 2, 2014 Article focuses upon the actions of Charles O. Finley, owner of the Kansas City Athletics baseball team, to bring the Beatles to Kansas City during their 1964 U.S. tour. Specifics of the business arrangement...

9. Women atop Parade Float Women atop Parade Float n.d. Women representing various U.S. states riding atop a float sponsored by the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce during an unidentified parade. Side of float reads: "Host . . . Midwest Major League Baseball."...

10. Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1950 (bulk 1940s-1950s) This collection contains 340 black and white, 8" x 10" photographs. Many of them were a part of the Department of Welfare, Kansas City, Missouri. The focus of this collection is on people and activities,...

11. William Allen Sarver William Allen Sarver Circa 1941 Portriat of William Allen Sarver, a Lieutenant in the U. S. Army. Sarver was born on January 31, 1920 in Kansas City, Missouri and attended Central High School. Upon graduation he played semi-professional...

12. Willard Brown Found St. Louis a Step Down from Monarchs Willard Brown Found St. Louis a Step Down from Monarchs July 25, 1985 Recollections of Willard Brown, "the first black to hit a home run in the American League" about his career with the Monarchs and the St. Louis Browns.

13. Wild Bill Hickok (James Butler) Wild Bill Hickok (James Butler) Information on James Butler Hickok (Wild Bill) (1837-1876) who was born in Illinois and helped his father on the Underground Railroad as a youth. He moved to Kansas in the late 1850s, serving the Union...

14. Whitey! A Personal Interview with Missouri's Outrageous First Citizen of Sports Whitey! A Personal Interview with Missouri's Outrageous First Citizen of Sports Fall//1995 Photos and biographical article about Whitey Herzog (given name Dorrel Norman Herzog), a former baseball manager and player in Kansas City and Saint Louis. He started with the Kansas City Athletics and...

15. White Tide White Tide June/21-27/2001 Discusses "an underlying animosity in the black community towards the Royals that the organization seems unaware of" and the history of that animosity.

16. White Shoes White Shoes February 20, 1996 In what turned out to be his last season in Kansas City, Finley put his club in white baseball shoes made from the pelts albino kangaroos.

17. White Leaves Royals White Leaves Royals January 31, 2010 After 40 years with the Royals, Frank White resigned from his fulltime position with the team. Although White has a position with Fox Sports Kansas City, he still plans to broadcast games for the Royals....

18. White and Royals: A Silly Cold War White and Royals: A Silly Cold War July 12, 2013 Article describes an ongoing dispute between retired Royals icon, Frank White, and the Royals administration. Details of White's involvement with the Royals following his retirement, his dismissal from...

19. When the Royals Lost Their Secret Weapon When the Royals Lost Their Secret Weapon April, 2005 Article describes the Kansas City Royals' departure from Fort Myers, Florida as their spring training base. The author describes this move as having been detrimental to the organization.

20. Whatever: Take Yourself Out to the Ballgame Whatever: Take Yourself Out to the Ballgame April 2001 Photo and article about "the 33rd annual Kansas City Royals' home opener" on April 6, 2001 coinciding "with the 14th annual Greater KC Day, when 1,500-plus volunteers roam the streets hawking 'KC Star'...