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41. Ruth Mary Weeks Ruth Mary Weeks Information on Ruth Mary Weeks, or Ruth Weeks, a teacher, poet, and book author (including "Using Periodicals"). Born in Kansas City in 1886 as a daughter of Mary and Edwin Weeks with residences at 3408...

42. Josiah Gregg Josiah Gregg Information about Dr. Josiah Gregg (1806-1850), Western author, physician, and Santa Fe trade freighter, born in Tennessee and living as a youth near Independence. Description of his career, intermittently...

43. Swope Park, Entrance Swope Park, Entrance Postcard of Entrance to Swope Park

44. Kupper Hotel Kupper Hotel Postcard of the Kupper Hotel

45. Kansas City Monarchs Kansas City Monarchs The Kansas City Monarchs sent more players to the Major Leagues--20--than any other Negro Leagues team. In addition, 11 of the 30 inductees to the Negro Leagues wing of the Baseball Hall of Fame played...

46. Albert Bushnell, Minister Albert Bushnell, Minister Undated portrait, retouched with charcoal and ink, of Rev. Albert Bushnell, D. D. sitting at a table with an open book. On the front, lower right, signature of photographer, "Studebaker/911 Grand/KC."...

47. Jim the Wonder Dog Jim the Wonder Dog

48. Frank's Hall Frank's Hall Book II, Numbers 8-9, from "The Native Sons of Kansas City," page 3, February 4, 1955: "[I]t [Frank's Hall] was on the third floor in the building at the northwest corner of 5th and Main Streets."

49. KCResources, page 46 KCResources, page 46

50. Sally Zamori Sally Zamori File contains book reviews of the 1950s book "Victorious Kansas City" (about the supposed benefits of suburbanization and other decentralized urbanization patterns) by Sally Zamori of Kansas City.

51. We Shall Overcome We Shall Overcome Book or magazine excerpt about black-owned businesses in Kansas City, including the barbecue establishments of Ollie Gates & Sons and Arthur Bryant's. Related information on employment and other economic...

52. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery Two reels of film available in the library contain burial records for 1889-1978, original deed book, soldiers graves, etc.

53. Committee on Human Relations Committee on Human Relations Page 6 of the Bryant manuscript mentions Committee on Human Relations.

54. The Charbonneau Family in Kansas City The Charbonneau Family in Kansas City Information about the Charbonneau family in the Kansas City area and around Kansas, including Elizabeth, Lizette, Jean-Baptiste, Pierre, et al., descended from early French settlers of the area, including...

55. Edgar Snow Edgar Snow File contains a biographical article about Edgar Snow (1905-1972), a prominent Asian journalist and native Kansas Citian writing "a prophetic and controversial book titled 'Red Star over China'" upon his...

56. New Year's Day New Year's Day New Year's Day Postcard

57. Frank Marshall Davis Frank Marshall Davis File contains article about Frank Marshall Davis, or Frank Davis, an African American poet and author of the book Black Men’s Verse. Davis was a native of Arkansas City, Kansas, but grew up in Kansas...

58. Book Lovers Club Book Lovers Club One page with notes about the "Book Lovers Club," with "[o]riginal booklets [from 1923 to 1967] stored in the Missouri Valley Room file of the Ramos Collection."

59. Review of Books Written by African Americans Review of Books Written by African Americans Three files of book reviews (mostly from the Kansas City Call) of fiction and non-fiction books by various black authors, mostly without connections to Kansas City, with perhaps the only exception being...

60. KCResources, page 70 KCResources, page 70