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A Knockout, a Beer, a Cigarette: Life in the Ring in Kansas City
Article examining the overall boxing scene in Kansas City.
A Promising Legacy
October 11, 2006
Article describes the vision for coverting the historic Paseo YMCA building into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research Center, in honor of the Negro Leagues legend who passed away October 6, 2006....
AC17 Carl V. Mason Collection Finding Aid
The Carl V. Mason Collection contains documents and photographs related to the life and career of FBI special agent Carl V. Mason.
AC40 William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection Finding Aid
ca. 1953-ca. 1964 [Bulk: 1960-1964]
The William L. Fambrough, Sr., Photo Negatives Collection contains images of African American life and culture in the Kansas City metropolitan area created by photographer William L. Fambrough, Sr., ca....
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 26 with Athletes
Scrapbook page containing 19 advertising cards arranged in four rows of five (card in upper right corner is missing). Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a portrait of and identifies an athlete and, usually,...
Ali Fighting for His 'Brothers'
Photo and biographical article about boxing champion Muhammad Ali, discussing his views on religion and race, etc., following his exhibition in Kansas City.
An Interview With Arrington Klice
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded March 19, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...
Another World Title...
June 22-28, 2007
Article spotlighting Kansas City boxer and title holder Isaiah "The Prophet" Henderson. Henderson discusses the Kansas City boxing scene, as well as the lack of attention and respect that Midwest boxers...
Anthony Frank Novak
Obituary for Anthony Frank Novak, or Tony Novak, a Kansas City, Kansas, police officer and winner of the 1939 Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament, dying on May 12, 1962.
Biggerstaff Sells a Million a Year
Illustrations and biographical article about Bill Biggerstaff, a native Missourian, "1940 Golden Gloves light-heavyweight city boxing champion," and successful young realtor for the J. C. Nichols Company,...
Biography of Burris A. Jenkins (1869-1945), Newspaper Editor and Minister
Boxer's Death Was Blow to KC
May 30, 2010
Article about Randie Carver, a boxer who died in 1999 after a match at Harrah's North Kansas City Casino and Hotel. According to the article, Carver's death changed the atmosphere of boxing in Kansas City,...
Mention of "the papers of the late Herbert Hare," Kansas City architect, including "some early-day report cards."
Mention of papers of local architect Herbert Hare being useful in a school house exhibit.
Photo and information on Arrington Klice, or "Bubble" Klice, former "coach of the Gateway Boxing Club" from 1936 to 1978 in Kansas City, coach of "the Kansas City Gloves team" for 25 years, "assistant...
Bubble Klice Still Perking after 50 Years of Sportin' Life
January 20, 1985
Biographical article about Arrington "Bubbles" Klice, a longtime boxing coach with the Golden Gloves Association of America in Kansas City, also a member of that organization's Hall of Fame. Klice was...
Bubble Klice: Small Stature, Tall Spirit
November 23, 2006
Obituary and article describing the life of Arrington 'Bubble' Klice, a legendary Kansas City boxing coach and trainer who died November 18, 2006 at age 98. Klice was the owner of Gateway Boxing Club,...
View of participants at the North Area Playground Fair at Budd Park. View of what appears to be a boxing ring in fron of building. Sing on roof says Join the Red Cross.
Carnes Goes On: Five Thousand Fans See Indian Win Feature Fight of Golden Gloves Tourney
Photos and article about "the thirteenth annual Golden Gloves tournament of champions" held at Municipal Auditorium and featuring Indian boxer Bennie Carnes defeating "William Sutton, Kansas City, Kansas."...
Deaths: Major A. Jones, Jr.
Obituary for Major Autry Jones, Jr., "46, of a nursing home at 911 Linwood, 1944 Golden Gloves national champion and national Amateur Athletic Union champion" and a professional boxer through the 1950s....
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