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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday May 10, 2006 The story of dress manufacturer Nell Donnelly Reed is captured in a new book and documentary film produced by her great great nephew Terence Michael O'Malley. The film is entitled "Nelly Don: A Stitch...

3. '...Know This Church Was Loved' '...Know This Church Was Loved' June 22, 2011 The Melrose United Methodist Church located at 200 N. Bales in Kansas City closed its doors after 123 years. The church was built in 1926 when attendance was at more than 650, but as of recently the numbers...

4. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines August//1937 Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

5. 'Love Our House. Thank You, America' 'Love Our House. Thank You, America' November 12, 2007 Kansas City, Kansas, family of Daniel Gilyeat thanked the community for their support while the ABC TV show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" replaced their leaky, drafty bungalow with "3,000 square feet,...

6. 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart July 29, 1975 Biographical article with photo about Mrs. Willa Carter, 78-year-old matriarch of a large adopted family of over 100 foster children in Kansas City. The story is told of her long process of adopting starting...

7. 'Site of Shame' Dedicated 'Site of Shame' Dedicated April 29, 2007 The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic site was dedicated in southeastern Colorado on April 28, 2007. The site is located 160 miles southeast of Denver on Big Sandy Creek in Kiowa County and pays tribute...

8. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

9. 1886 Tornado 1886 Tornado May 10, 1936 The Lathrop grade school at 6th and May Streets was destroyed by a cyclone on May 11, 1886. 15 children were killed when the belfrey crashed through the roof.

10. 19th Century School Awaits Restoration 19th Century School Awaits Restoration December 25, 2006 Article detailing the work of a restoration group working to convert the Benjamin Banneker School building in Parkville, Missouri, into a museum. Benjamin Banneker was a one-room, segregated school for...

11. 30 Sunny Summers 30 Sunny Summers June//1956 Short article with several photos about the recreational activities and camps provided for children by the Rotary Club in Kansas City, beginning in 1924.

12. 40 Years, Mostly of Miracles 40 Years, Mostly of Miracles September 10, 2011 In-depth article about Operation Breakthrough and the two women, Sister Berta Sailer and Sister Corita Bussanmas, that began the child care center in 1971 to provide child care to the poor. The Catholic...

13. 50 Years of Caring Comfort For Kids 50 Years of Caring Comfort For Kids July 5, 2004 Article which features Adele Hall and her involvement over the years with Children's Mercy Hospital. She has spent countless hours at the hospital and her family has donated millions of dollars to the...

14. 9th Street, West from McGee 9th Street, West from McGee Postcard of 9th Sreet, West from McGee

15. A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for "A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods" showing a girl in a red hood eating red and white striped candy. Caption says: "A sweet tooth." One of three cards with similar design. Back...

16. A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for "A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods" showing a girl in a red dress and white cap holding a tennis racket. Caption says: "Forty, Love." One of three cards with similar design....

17. A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for "A. A. Pearson, Millinery and Fancy Goods" showing a girl in a red striped coat with fur collar. Caption says: "No, thanks, I don't kith gentlemen!" One of three cards with similar...

18. A Bayer Overhaul: Move to LionsGate Among Tourney Changes A Bayer Overhaul: Move to LionsGate Among Tourney Changes October 1, 2004 Former Champions Tour has been renamed the Bayer Advantage Classic and has moved its venue to the Nicklaus Golf Club at LionsGate in Overland Park. The Champions Tour was at Loch Lloyd in Belton for eight...

19. A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional Difficulties June/11/1997 File contains an article about the Marillac Center, a mental health center for children, a product of the Kansas City Orphan Boys' Home originally in Westport, merged with orphan girls' homes, and now...

20. A Citation for Mrs. Snyder: French Government Acknowledges Aid Given to Children A Citation for Mrs. Snyder: French Government Acknowledges Aid Given to Children Spring//1966 Photo and biographical articles (including a reprint of a Kansas City Times article from December 25, 1920) about Mrs. Lillian Ethel Snyder, or Lillian Snyder (pictured as the wife of LeRoy Snyder), "cited...