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1. Zooming In On the KC Flash Zooming In On the KC Flash March 14, 2004 Article about local race car driver Masten Gregory. A new book entitled "Masten Gregory: Totally Fearless" has been written by Michael J. Cox. Gregory raced at Indianapolis as well as in Europe in the...

2. Zerelda James at Jesse James' Grave Zerelda James at Jesse James' Grave Postcard of the Grave of Jesse James at Excelsior Springs, Missouri, with his mother standing beside the tombstone.

3. Zenas Leonard: Fur Trapper, Early Sibley, Missouri Merchant [and] The Leonard Narrative Zenas Leonard: Fur Trapper, Early Sibley, Missouri Merchant [and] The Leonard Narrative March//1969 Biographical articles about Zenas Leonard (1809-1857), "one of the first settlers in what is now Jackson County, Missouri," in 1831, writing a book (pictured) about his adventures as a fur trader west...

4. Zenas Leonard--Fur Trader, Early Sibley Merchant Zenas Leonard--Fur Trader, Early Sibley Merchant March 1965 Article describing the life of fur trader Zenas Leonard (1809-1857) and his stops at "the former site of Fort Osage" in 1831 and again in about 1840 when the site had become "a hustling-bustling frontier...

5. Zebulon Pike Zebulon Pike Portraits, photos, and information on Captain Zebulon Montgomery Pike, or Zebulon Pike (ca. 1779-1813), "the discoverer of Pike's Peak in Colorado" in 1806 and an early western explorer "regarding this...

6. Zahner and Battell Hardware Zahner and Battell Hardware May 1886 Illustration and description of the business of the "Zahner & Battell, dealers in stoves, hardware and house furnishings, 940 Main Street."

7. Zadock Martin Zadock Martin 1901 Biographical sketch of Zadock Martin, "one of the earliest and for many years an influential citizen of Platte County," born and reared in Tennessee and moving to Platte County, Missouri, in 1828 as an...

8. Z-International, Inc. Z-International, Inc. June 25, 1905 Profile of the history of Z-International, Inc., a producer of labels and other office supplies, as well as biographical information about the founder Fritz Zschietzschmann.

9. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950, 1997 Information with photo about the Urban League of Kansas City, organized "to secure better jobs, education, health, housing and recreation facilities" for black people.

10. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Photos and descriptions of landmarks of the Underground Railroad in the old Quindaro section of Kansas City, Kansas, showing the "Old Rock House" with a secret tunnel for fugitive slaves and remnants of...

11. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1997 (first edition 1950) Photo of Dr. Thomas Unthank, an early black physician of Kansas City.

12. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Discussion of the beginnings of jazz, starting with ragtime musician Scott Joplin (1868-1917), publisher of ragtime music written in Kansas City in 1898, and continuing with Count Basie (1904-1984), big...

13. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Photo and biographical sketch of black physician Dr. P. C. Turner, or Percy Turner, originally from Independence and becoming "Superintendent of City General Hospital Number 2" from 1933 to 1947, also...

14. 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.

15. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1997 (1959 in first edition) Photo and bio of J. Oliver Morrison, an African American "teacher in the English and Dramatics Department of Lincoln High School." Description of his life and career as a native of Pennsylvania coming...

16. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1997 (1959 in first edition) Biographical sketches of Bennie Moten and Etta Moten, black jazz musicians in Kansas City. Description of Bennie as a bandleader joining "Will Basie" (soon known as Count Basie) from about 1925 until his...

17. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Information about the Kansas City branch of the organization, founded around 1915, to "help crystallize sentiment against lynching, dis[en]franchisement and peonage."

18. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1997 (first edition 1950) History of the "Wayne Minor Post No. 149 of the American Legion" established "in Kansas City in September, 1919" and "named after Pvt. Wayne Minor, a [black] native Missourian, who was killed in action...

19. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 History of the Kansas City Call newspaper for blacks in the Kansas City area.

20. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Photos and biographical sketch of Dr. John Edward Perry, or J. Edward Perry (1870-1962), an early local black physician and founder of the Perry Sanitarium and Training School for Nurses at 1214 Vine Street...