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101. Ministers with Balls Ministers with Balls April 6-12, 2006 Article profiling Calvin Wainwright and his work with young people in Kansas City's urban core, through the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, and Heaven Sent Outreach Ministries, a group Wainwright...

102. West Side 'Shining Star' Dies West Side 'Shining Star' Dies March 20, 2006 Article reports the death of Tony Aguirre, the "father figure" of Kansas City's West Side. Aguirre coached several generations of boys and girls in numerous sports, and was known for instilling into them...

103. Hallowed Grounds Revisited Hallowed Grounds Revisited May 30, 2009 Article spotlights three African American members of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say, a prestigious Scouting program founded by H. Roe Bartle in the 1920s, and their role in integrating the Boys Scouts of Kansas...

104. Westport Center was First a Home for Orphaned Boys Westport Center was First a Home for Orphaned Boys August 10, 1988 Article tells of Kansas City's first home for boys. The site of the home, at the intersection of Southwest Trafficway and Westport Road, was originally the house of of James G. Hamilton. It eventually...

105. Karnes School Karnes School 1919 Back of photograph says "Standing in front of the bath house of Karnes School are 135 boys in their first communion class in 1919. Most of the boys attended Karnes."

106. About Town About Town April/27/1963 Biographical article about Anna Edwards, a teacher retiring after 58 years of service, beginning her career in 1916 at the Ashland school until becoming "principal of the Kansas City Boys' Orphan Home"...

107. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical article about Judge William Hockaday Wallace, or William Wallace, "former prosecuting attorney for Jackson county." Born in Kentucky in 1848 and raised in Lee's Summit, Missouri before moving...

108. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Edward Lynch Mathias, or Edward Mathias, "physician and surgeon of Kansas City and chief probation officer of the juvenile court." Born in Maryland in 1880 and coming to Kansas...

109. Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians 1912 Biographical sketch of John Taylor, a Kansas City business man "with offices here and in New York City," responsible for completing the Boys Hotel.

110. Judge Edward Porterfield Judge Edward Porterfield April 18, 1905 Biographical sketch of Judge Edward Everett Porterfield, or Edward Porterfield (1861-1934), a native of West Virginia and former administrator and founder "of the juvenile court of Kansas City."

111. Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians Kansas Citians with Records: City Builders--Representative Missourians 1912 Biographical sketch of Judge Edward Porterfield, a Jackson County judge and lawyer and founder of the Boys Hotel at Admiral and Vine Streets, born in Virginia in 1862.

112. Catholic Churches and Institutions in the Diocese of Kansas City and Leavenworth Catholic Churches and Institutions in the Diocese of Kansas City and Leavenworth 1923 Book of photos and descriptions of many area Catholic churches, schools, hospitals, and orphanages such as Kansas City Boys' Orphan Home, St. Joseph Orphan Home for Girls, Old Home Littler Sisters of the...

113. The Prosso Preparatory School, 1904-1905 [and 1905-1906] The Prosso Preparatory School, 1904-1905 [and 1905-1906] 1905 Booklet describing the prep school for boys and its activities and philosophies, with photos.

114. James F. Lillis James F. Lillis May/4/1961 Brief obituary article about James Lillis, "top Catholic layman" and "working secretary of the Kansas City Boys Orphans home."

115. Garment District Building Garment District Building circa 1950s Building located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri at the corner of 10th and Broadway with an address of 1000 Broadway. The 1953 Kansas City city directory identifies the building as the W. R. Nelson Trust...

116. Boys Hotel Boys Take to Woods and Water Boys Hotel Boys Take to Woods and Water July/4/1925 Camping trip for boys in the Boys Club at 1601 Admiral Boulevard.

117. Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid circa 1880s-1988 [bulk 1880s-1890s] Carl Betz was a pioneer in the physical education curriculum in the Kansas City public schools in the late 1800s. The collection consists of two boxes with programs, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs,...

118. The Georges--Pioneers and Rebels: David C. George and Nancy Elizabeth Bass George, Their Life and Times The Georges--Pioneers and Rebels: David C. George and Nancy Elizabeth Bass George, Their Life and Times 1965 Chapter of the book with information about and numerous unpublished photographs of William Quantrill and his men, including the James and Younger boys, Bill Anderson, William Gregg, Tom Little, John McCorkle,...

119. The Cause Lost: Myths and Realities in the Confederacy The Cause Lost: Myths and Realities in the Confederacy 1996 Chapters of the book about "[t]he informality of the Trans-Mississippian" version of the Civil War including Missouri and Kansas, with portraits and descriptions of several military leaders (Confederate...

120. Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid 1861-1950 Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...