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1. 50 Years for Bennett Schneider on Plaza 50 Years for Bennett Schneider on Plaza April 1979 Started in 1929 and now listed as one of the top bookstores in the country. Visited by such famous writers as Ernest Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, and Andre Maurois.

2. A Book Lover's Guide to Kansas City A Book Lover's Guide to Kansas City May 1988 Independent bookstores finding niches to compete with the chains.

3. A Browser's Guide to Unique Bookstores A Browser's Guide to Unique Bookstores February//1983 Review of locally-owned (non-chain) bookstores with photos and descriptions of the following: (1) Bookenders in Platte City, (2) Glenn Books at 1227 Baltimore Avenue, (3) Bennett Schneider at 300 Ward...

4. A Field Guide to the Crossroads Art District A Field Guide to the Crossroads Art District May 1, 2005 Map depicting the area roughly between Truman Road (north boundary), Pershing Road (south boundary), Broadway (west boundary) and Cherry Street (east boundary). Includes drawings and identification of...

5. A New Leaf for Rehab Institute A New Leaf for Rehab Institute January 5, 2013 Article describes the establishment and operations of the new RIKC Book Store. Rick Caplan, director of RIKC's new business development, is interviewed and provides details concerning its partnership with...

6. Big Fire from Pile of Books Big Fire from Pile of Books June 10, 2007 Article discusses contraversy generated by Prospero Books owners Tom Wayne and Will Leathem. Wayne and Leathem set fire to a pile of books in front of their used book store to protest the lack of interest...

7. Bohemian Rhapsody Bohemian Rhapsody Fall 2004 Article profiles Tom Wayne, co-owner of Prospero's Books at 1800 W. 39th Street.

8. Bookstores Bookstores File containing information on local bookstores such as the Cramer Bookstore at 1321 Grand Avenue, established in 1884 and moving in 1973 to "the South part of the city."

9. Burnap Meyer Building Burnap Meyer Building 1950 Partial frontal and side view of Burnap-Meyer Building; located at 1021 McGee. Shows Methodist Book Store as tenant.

10. Burnap-Meyer Building Burnap-Meyer Building 1950 Partial frontal and side view of Burnap-Meyer Building; located at 1021 McGee. Shows Methodist Book Store as tenant.

11. Calling on Crestwood Calling on Crestwood March, 2005 Article profiles the Crestwood Shops, located along 55th Street and Brookside Boulevard. The shopping district, a 1920's J.C. Nichols development, has emerged as a model of "neo-urbanism."

12. City Window: Whistler's: Urban Flight in Reverse City Window: Whistler's: Urban Flight in Reverse March//1982 After proving that Johnson Countians really can read. ..going to see if people in Westport really do read.

13. Cupcakes of Character Cupcakes of Character September 30, 2010 Article reports on Le Petit Rouge bakery inside the children's bookstore Reading Reptile and its featured product--cupcakes named for literary characters like Big Bad Wolf, Litttle Red, Robin Hood, Ugly...

14. David Spivey Is in International Fine Art Book Business Here David Spivey Is in International Fine Art Book Business Here March 2005 Profile of Spivey's Old Maps, Fine Art, Prints & Rare Books, located at 825 Westport Road.

15. End of An Era--Brookside's Book Shop End of An Era--Brookside's Book Shop January/19/2000 Brookside Book Shop is closing because it can't compete with the large chain stores.

16. Frank and Ardis Glenn and the Glenn Bookshop Frank and Ardis Glenn and the Glenn Bookshop July 2013 Article on Frank and Ardis Glenn and their antique and rare book business, the Glenn Bookshop. Frank joined the publishing business in 1924, and after managing a rare book department and developing a number...

17. Frank Glenn Bookshop Frank Glenn Bookshop Information about Frank Glenn and his widow Ardis Glenn and their bookstore dealing in rare and antiquarian books which started in 1933 at the Country Club Plaza, then moved to the Hotel Muehlebach and...

18. Glenn Book Store Glenn Book Store View of front window showing sign that reads "Welcome A.L.A."

19. Glenn Book Store Glenn Book Store Interior view of shelved books and displays.

20. How Children Learn about Trade Books in Kansas City How Children Learn about Trade Books in Kansas City August 26, 1939 Map, photos, and article about the "[l]ocation of the principal bookshops and branch libraries in Kansas City," with special reference to books and their promotion for children and juveniles. Description...