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1. Youth Gathered Around Airplane Youth Gathered Around Airplane circa 1930s Group of boys seated and standing around an airplane in front of a hanger. A pilot standing in the cockpit appears to be displaying a model airplane.

2. Young Musicians Young Musicians Two unidentified young boys dressed in their band uniform. On their caps: "Banda Sayou." Believed to be a local Italian band, early twentieth century.

3. Young Men's Christian Association Young Men's Christian Association ca 1920s-1960s Folder contains a variety of material including published brochures, programs, tributes, etc., as well as mimeographed material that refer to different YMCA groups in Kansas City. Includes tributes to...

4. YMCA Building YMCA Building Postcard of the YMCA Building

5. World War II Soldier World War II Soldier Promotional postcard for U.S. War Bonds from World War II

6. World War I Memorial Plaque World War I Memorial Plaque n.d. View of World War Memorial plaque with inscription "This Memorial Building Erected in Honor of the One Hundred and Twenty Two Boys From the...Boys' Hotel Who Helped To Win the World War[,]Eight of Whom...

7. Woodland School Woodland School 1928 Identified on photograph as "fairies, brownies, flowers, sunbonnet babes and overall boys, from grades 3,4 & 5, Woodland School, playing in the operetta 'On Midsummer's Day', May 10, 1928".

8. William Hyde Photograph Collection Finding Aid William Hyde Photograph Collection Finding Aid circa 1880-1900 (bulk 1886-1888) This collection of 67 photographs taken by William Hyde, a local 19th-century amateur photographer, covers a variety of different subjects. These include: group shots of people who were primarily workers...

9. William Clarke Quantrill William Clarke Quantrill File containing information on William Quantrill's raid on Lawrence, Kansas, on August 21, 1863, killing approximately 183 men and boys. Also photos, illustrations, maps, and information on William Clarke...

10. Wilcox & White Organ Co. Wilcox & White Organ Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Wilcox & White Organ Co. showing a boy pushing a large egg along the ground and a bird flying in front of it. Front of card says: "Wilcox & White Organs. Few Equals--No Superiors..."...

11. Whyte Brothers Grocery Whyte Brothers Grocery Postcard of the interior of the E. Whyte Grocery, Fruit & Wine Company

12. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City May/29/1921 Portraits and biographical article about Frank Finley Rozzelle, or Frank Rozzelle, "senior partner of the law firm of Rozzelle, Vineyard, Thacher & Boys." Born in Kentucky in 1857 and coming to Kansas...

13. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City January/1/1922 Portraits and biographical article about Judge Edward Everett Porterfield, or Edward Porterfield (or E. E. Porterfield), judge of the circuit court, criminal court, and juvenile court of Jackson County....

14. Where Did the Name for the Lillis Building Come From? Where Did the Name for the Lillis Building Come From? November 10, 1996 The name came from James F. Lillis, Sr., who bought the 10-story building on Petticoat Lane (11th Street between Main and Walnut streets) from the Kansas City Boys Home in 1927. Lillis became the new name...

15. What's Your Secret? What's Your Secret? January 2011 Article profiles "The Secret Sauce" company and its founders, brothers RJ and Michael Pahura. Their specialty barbecue sauces received awards at the 2009 and 2010 American Royal competitions and have been...

16. Westport: 1812-1912 Westport: 1812-1912 1912 Story of Colonel Doniphan's military expedition and conquests at the outset of the Mexican War in 1846.

17. 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...

18. 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...

19. Weis & Ridge Weis & Ridge ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Weis & Ridge showing a boy standing in a boat holding up an oar. Back of card says: "Weis & Ridge, 1116 Main Street. Hardware, Stoves and Tinware. Fine Builders' Hardware & Bronze...

20. War Mothers Memorial Restored War Mothers Memorial Restored July/10/2002 Patrick Mauk and his fellow Boy Scouts from Troop 165 recently finished a two year project concerning a lost World War II placque in the Northeast area of town. The memorial plaque reads "To Commemorate...