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121. Frank Walsh and His Relationship With the Kansas City Star Frank Walsh and His Relationship With the Kansas City Star 2007 A great deal of detail concerning Irish Kansas City lawyer and political figure, Frank Walsh. Includes information on his connection with the Board of Public Welfare, U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations,...

122. William Jewell College William Jewell College 1922 A history of William Jewell College, located in Liberty, Missouri. In 1843 Dr. William Jewell of Columbia, Missouri, made an offer of $10,000 in land for a Baptist-sponsored college. By 1849 a charter...

123. Wesley Williams Journal Wesley Williams Journal 1808-1844 A journal/day book of Wesley Williams, Hancock, Illinois. It includes accounts of incidents for the steamboats ''Iava,'' ''Mattie,'' and ''Helena;'' a list of accounts; political results for April 14,...

124. Ramos Vertical File List Ramos Vertical File List A list of the file names in the Ramos collection. This collection includes books, pamphlets, newspaper articles, and vertical files relating to the African American experience. Begun around 1920 by librarians...

125. Missouri Generals: Traces of Their Legacy Dot The State's Landscape Missouri Generals: Traces of Their Legacy Dot The State's Landscape April 2007 A look at Missouri's five most famous generals: Alexander "Will" Doniphan, Sterling Price, Ulysses S. Grant, John J. Pershing, and Omar N. Bradley. Based on the author's book "Five Stars: Missouri's Most...

126. Killed by Rebels: A Civil War Massacre and Its Aftermath Killed by Rebels: A Civil War Massacre and Its Aftermath July//1977 A massacre occurred along the Lafayette-Saline County line in west central Missouri on October, 1864, between German Missourians and the William C. Quantrill gang led by George Todd and David Poole. Author...

127. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas city, 1900-1960 2002 A mention of Felix Payne, a local African American and nightclub owner during the Pendergast years and early jazz scene.

128. KU's Santee Knew He Was Flat-out Fast KU's Santee Knew He Was Flat-out Fast April 15, 2004 A new book entitled "The Perfect Mile" by Neal Bascomb has recently been published and includes Kansas native Wes Santee. He was a great long-distance runner duirng the 1950s and a University of Kansas...

129. Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage Book Seeks to Restore Cub's Great Jewish Heritage April 7, 2006 A new book entitled Johnny Kling: A Baseball Biography by Gil Bogen has recently been published. The author contends that Kling was Jewish although Kling's wife Lillian asserted he was not. Kling was a...

130. General Maxwell D. Taylor and the War in Vietnam General Maxwell D. Taylor and the War in Vietnam May 22, 1905 A one-page paper on General Maxwell Taylor, "chief military architect of the Vietnam War" (according to this source) and 1964 ambassador to South Vietnam. Writer of the 1959 book "The Uncertain Trumpet"...

131. Nancy Pickard Nancy Pickard 2002 A one-page personal account of mystery author Nancy Pickard including photograph.

132. Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Hundred Years 197-? A photocopied typewritten paper divided into two chapters. Chapter 1 is untitled and Chapter 2 is titled "The First Generation: Log Construction Among the French Creoles and Anglo-Americans". Includes...

133. Thomas Pendergast and His Political Machine Thomas Pendergast and His Political Machine 2005 A portion of a chapter in the book is devoted to the Irish Pendergast family and their rise to fame in Kansas City politics in the first half of the 20th century.

134. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks June 27, 1905 A portion of this book gives information on Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders and their musical group called The Nighthawks, "the most successful and influential of the early white bands to come out of Kansas...

135. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 March 19, 1905 A Public Library was erected in the year 1897, with proceeds from the sale of bonds issued to the amount of $200,000, which was authorized by a vote of the people. The building contains the offices of...

136. Oldest Books in the Missouri Valley Room Oldest Books in the Missouri Valley Room A search of the online catalog in May 2005 revealed the oldest book in the MVSC collection to be Mathematical Tables by Sir Jonas Moore published in 1653 [MV-Y 510.8 M82]. It was part of the James M. Greenwood...

137. Lest the Ages Forget: Kansas City's Liberty Memorial Lest the Ages Forget: Kansas City's Liberty Memorial 2001 A section in this book entitled "The Memorial's Muralist" features local artist Daniel MacMorris and highlights his involvement with the murals in the Liberty Memorial.

138. Missouri State Guard Missouri State Guard 2008 A section of this book contains information on the Missouri State Guard active during the Civil War. It includes information on the volunteer militia, volunteers and guerrillas, military suppliers, insignia,...

139. Hotel Philllips Hotel Philllips 2007 A section on the Hotel Phillips includes color photographs of some of the interior of the hotel as restored. The hotel first opened in 1931 and at 20 stories was the city's highest hotel at that time....

140. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 1908 A series of 6 lectures given to raise a fund for purchase of books. "Resolved, that there be established in connection with our schools, a library for the use of the officers, teachers and scholars of...