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1. 18th and Vine: A Historical Map 18th and Vine: A Historical Map ca. 1990 Illustrated map of area bounded by Parade Park, Woodland Avenue, 19th Street, and the Paseo. Reverse side features descriptions of the businesses and buildings depicted on the map.

2. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

3. An Interview With Alexander Harris An Interview With Alexander Harris 1976-09-01 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded September 1, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

4. B.E.U. Gearing up for Self-Sufficiency B.E.U. Gearing up for Self-Sufficiency September 23, 1977 News article about the Black Economic Union in Kansas City, a private corporation, but for ten years "supported predominantly by federal funds." The union was included in or affected by revitalization...

5. Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist 2009

6. Biography of Samuel U. Rodgers (1917-1999), Physician Biography of Samuel U. Rodgers (1917-1999), Physician 2009;

7. Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City E.D.A. Area Map Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City E.D.A. Area Map 1971 Street map of a portion of Kansas City, Missouri, primarily north of 39th Street and east of Oak Street, an area targeted for economic development by the Economic Development Administration and the Black...

8. Curtis McClinton Looks Back Curtis McClinton Looks Back November//1970 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Curtis McClinton, Jr., "a talented running back" retiring from the Kansas City Chiefs football team but also an African American and "co-founder, director...

9. Great K. C. Jazz Area to Be Revived Great K. C. Jazz Area to Be Revived December//1977 Article about the redevelopment project of the 18th & Vine District by the Black Economic Union and the 18th & Vine Commercial Revitalizatoin Committee.

10. Ground Breaking: The Vine Keeps Growing Ground Breaking: The Vine Keeps Growing December 2001 Illustration and article about "the multifamily development that will be part of the new Vine Street District, KC's single largest redevelopment project." Project made possible by the "collaboration between...

11. Kansas City People Kansas City People January 1, 1989 File containing a biographical article about Mamie Hughes Rodgers, or Mamie Rodgers, "a former Jackson County legislator and former chief executive officer of the Black Economic Union." Also "ombudsman-coordinator...

12. Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel June 3, 2008 "If the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City can't find a partner, get an injection of cash or receive help from the city, the agency faces the real possibility of folding." This group could not...

13. Mamie Hughes Still Has No Time for Nonsense: Woman of the Year Has Never Tired of Doing for Others Mamie Hughes Still Has No Time for Nonsense: Woman of the Year Has Never Tired of Doing for Others September/16/1998 File containing photos and a biographical article about Mamie Hughes Rodgers, "69, known professionally as Mamie Hughes," a "longtime activist in politics and civil rights" honored in 1998 "as Woman of...

14. On the Roots that Guide His Way On the Roots that Guide His Way October 31-November 6, 2008 Article profiles Lee's Summit councilman Allan S. Gray. A graduate of Paseo High School and later Morehouse College, Gray returned to Kansas City in 1976 after earning a political science degree. He has...

15. Players: Targeting the Notables and Quotables of Kansas City Players: Targeting the Notables and Quotables of Kansas City May//1998 Photo and biographical article about Mamie Hughes, "'a long-time visible supporter for the African-American community, an advocate for the elderly in Kansas City and a comiited resident of our urban core,'"...

16. SC117 Map Collection SC117 Map Collection 1642-2009 and n.d. This is an artificial collection consisting of maps found in the Missouri Valley Special Collections. The collection includes historical, road, and geological maps, as well as travel guides. Most of the...

17. The Business Beat is Picking Up At 18th and Vine The Business Beat is Picking Up At 18th and Vine November 10, 2005 Article features the 18th and Vine area and especially the Lincoln Building. The building is located at 1601 E. 18th Street, is owned by the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City, and was built in...