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41. Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo.: Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans. Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo.: Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans. //1882 Map with information on businesses in early Kansas City.

42. Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans. Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo., Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans. //1882 Illustration of the post office and custom house at 9th and Walnut Streets.

43. Wright County, Missouri Wright County, Missouri circa 1910 Map of Wright County showing townships, towns, roads, railroads, schools, and waterways. Probably taken from Hixson's Plat Book of Wright County, Missouri.

44. Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals Work Is the Only Cure for Criminals 2009 Police Judge Harry G. Kyle states his belief in the efficacy of hard work for controlling ciminal behavior. Second part of article tells about how well fed and housed the inmates of the Vine Street Workhouse...

45. Woolf Brothers Woolf Brothers 1879 Description of business at 557 Main Street manufacturing shirts and underwear along with "Dealers in Men's Foreign and Domestic Furnishing Goods."

46. Woodward, Faxon and Co. Woodward, Faxon and Co. 1879 Description of wholesale druggists at 511 Delaware, establishedd in 1878, "having moved from Lawrence, where they had both a retail and a wholesale department."

47. Woodhurst Villa, Excelsior Springs, Missouri Woodhurst Villa, Excelsior Springs, Missouri n. d. Photograph of Woodhurst Villa owned by Dr. William S. Woods. According to the "Kansas City Journal," July 5, 1917, "Of late years Dr. and Mrs. Woods have maintained a home at Excelsior Springs and divided...

48. Woodcuts Woodcuts 1931 This collection of woodcuts of scenes from Kansas City were done by Herbert F. Slaughter who also wrote the accompanying text for the booklet, which is a narrative about Kansas City with a woodcut illustration...

49. Wood Arnold Wood Arnold 1938 Biographical sketch of Wood Arnold, vice-president of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company at 3520 Broadway Boulevard, starting with the company in 1911 and previously working with the Long-Bell Lumber...

50. Women of Design: Quilts in the Newspaper Women of Design: Quilts in the Newspaper 2004 Author Barbara Brackman highlights the careers of several area women and their role in the weekly Kansas City Star quilt pattern column. The series began in 1928 by Ruby Short McKim. The book includes...

51. Women Get Their Due Women Get Their Due March/11/1979 Photo (of a woman's painting in the Nelson Gallery of Art) and book review of "Woman Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography" by Sherry Piland and Donna Bachman. Discussion of the...

52. Women Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography Women Artists: An Historical, Contemporary and Feminist Bibliography //1978 Book (co-written by Kansas City author Sherry Piland) with illustrations and annotated bibliographic entries about women artists in history, etc.

53. Wolferman Dairy Farm Wolferman Dairy Farm 1926 Photos and description of the Wolferman Dairy Farm "located about a mile south of the city limits of Kansas City, [97th Street] and Holmes street" and "owned by Fred Wolferman, Kansas City merchant" with...

54. Wolf, Dr. I. J. Wolf, Dr. I. J. March 10, 1905 Biographical sketch of Dr. I. J. Wolf, a physician born in Germany in 1864 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1888 with his parents, becoming "professor of histology and microscopy in the Kansas City Veterinary...

55. Wolf's Famous Distilling Company Wolf's Famous Distilling Company March 28, 1905 Entry in the directory for "Wolf's Famous Distilling Company" at 117 West 9th Street, under the name of "Wolf Dworkovitz."

56. Wolf's Famous Distilling Company Wolf's Famous Distilling Company March 30, 1905 Entry in the directory for "Wolf's Famous Distilling Company" at 115 West 9th Street, under the name of "Wolf Dworkovitz."

57. With Badges & Bullets: Lawmen & Outlaws in the Old West With Badges & Bullets: Lawmen & Outlaws in the Old West 1999 Photos and chapter of the book about Jesse James (1847-1882), a notorious outlaw involved in border warfare mostly surrounding the Kansas City area, born in Clay County, Missouri, and killed in Saint Joseph,...

58. Winstead's Tastes Good, Like a Hamburger Should Winstead's Tastes Good, Like a Hamburger Should April//1975 Illustrations and article (excerpted from Calvin Trillin's book "American Fried") about Winstead's Drive-In hamburger restaurant in Kansas City and its relation to Kansas City culture and role as a breadbasket...

59. Wings of the Cardinal Wings of the Cardinal 1917 Autographed and inscribed first edition of Bertha Crowell's novel Wings of the Cardinal.

60. Winfred Kelley Winfred Kelley 1938 Biographical sketch of Winfred Kelley, or W. B. Kelley, president of the Jackson County Title Company, Incorporated, in Independence, born in Iowa in 1877 and arriving in Independence, Missouri, about...