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141. The Terrible Mr. Lewis in Kansas City The Terrible Mr. Lewis in Kansas City April/May 1973 Article discusses author Sinclair Lewis, and the controversy surrounding the two months he spent in Kansas City in 1926 researching and interviewing local preachers for his upcoming novel Elmer Gantry...

142. The Son of All Pipe Organs The Son of All Pipe Organs May 20, 2007 Advisory committee for the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts selected a Casavant concert pipe organ to be installed in the new Symphony Hall. Kansas City has four Casavant organs in area churches,...

143. The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Kansas City: 1880-1977 The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Kansas City: 1880-1977 1991 History of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Kansas City. The story of the Catholic order is traced from their return to Kansas City in 1885 through 1977.

144. The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Kansas City: 1880-1977 The Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in Kansas City: 1880-1977 June 26, 1991 History of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits), focusing upon the establishment of Saint Aloysius Church, Rockhurst College, Rockhurst High School, and Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Several items of...

145. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet ca. 1990 History of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, beginning in France in the mid-17th century and concluding in 1990. The author covers their first permanent mission in western Missouri,...

146. The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Diocese of Kansas City - St. Joseph The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Diocese of Kansas City - St. Joseph History of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in Kansas City. The story of the order is traced from their arrival in the area in the 1860s through the early 1990s.

147. The Romance of the Stained Glass Window The Romance of the Stained Glass Window December//1937 History of stained glass windows and their disputed origins between the Crusades period in the West and ancient China, with photos.

148. The Reverend Retires The Reverend Retires December 1, 2007 Profile of and interview with Rev. Wallace S. Hartsfield, who is stepping down as senior pastor of Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church (2310 E. Linwood Blvd) after 40 years. A respected civic and religious...

149. The Reverend J. Allen Watson Obituary The Reverend J. Allen Watson Obituary March/5/1963 Obituary for Reverend J. Allen Watson, former general secretary of the Kansas City Council of Churches, dying at the age of 68 in 1963.

150. The Reverend Isaac McCoy The Reverend Isaac McCoy October/3/1921 Biographical article about the career of Baptist missionary Isaac McCoy, attaining his "license to preach" in 1808 in Indiana, and establishing and maintaining several Indian missions in the Midwest, starting...

151. The Reverend Dr. Sere S. Myers The Reverend Dr. Sere S. Myers December 17, 2000 File containing a photo and obituary for Reverend Sere Stacy Myers, or Sere Myers (1898-2000), longtime pastor of Christian churches in Kansas City. Native of Mississippi coming to Kansas city in 1932...

152. The Reverend Daniel Arthur Holmes The Reverend Daniel Arthur Holmes Photos and information on Reverend Daniel Arthur Holmes, or Daniel Holmes, pastor of the Paseo Baptist Church starting in 1921 and formerly involved in the anti-Pendergast movement in the 1930s with Rabbi...

153. The Reverend Chester Morrison Truex Obituary The Reverend Chester Morrison Truex Obituary October/14/1953 Obituary for Reverend Chester Morrison Truex, or Chester Truex, secretary of the Missouri Baptist Historical Society and active in the Missouri Baptist churches for almost 60 years before dying at the...

154. The Rev. Earl Abel, Longtime Baptist Pastor, Dies The Rev. Earl Abel, Longtime Baptist Pastor, Dies May 19, 2005 Article and obituary for the Rev. Earl Abel, who died May 17, 2005, in Kansas City, Missouri. Abel led the Palestine Missionary Baptist Church for 46 years, growing in membership numbers from eleven congregants...

155. The Religious Sense of Kansas City The Religious Sense of Kansas City May/15/1915 Article about the religious sense of Kansas City, with photos of several ornate churches.

156. The Presbyterian Church: Divisions and Reconstruction After 1860 The Presbyterian Church: Divisions and Reconstruction After 1860 1971 A 5 page typewritten manuscript account, possibly a thesis with no college listed, about the post-Civil War history of the organization of the Presbyterian Church in Missouri which includes footnotes and...

157. The Preaching and Speaking of Burris Jenkins The Preaching and Speaking of Burris Jenkins 1953 Dissertation toward an advanced degree at Northwestern University on the service of Reverend Burris Jenkins (1869-1945) as a minister of the Disciples of Christ (or Christian Churches) in Kansas City,...

158. The Pastor's Wife: Challenges Ahead for a Social Worker The Pastor's Wife: Challenges Ahead for a Social Worker September 15, 1959 Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about Pauline Howard, wife of Rev. Cecil Howard, "pastor of the Allen Chapel African Methodist Episcopal church." She was born in Houston as Pauline...

159. The Pastor's Wife: Affection for People Needed for Happiness The Pastor's Wife: Affection for People Needed for Happiness March 15, 1958 Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about Ophelia Henderson, "wife of pastor of the Friendship Baptist church." She was born as Ophelia London in Tennessee, graduating from college...

160. The Old Bethel Communistic Colony The Old Bethel Communistic Colony October//1927 Story of "the success of Dr. William Keil and his Bethel Communistic Community," founded in 1845 five miles north of Shelbyville, Missouri, by "Dr. Keil and his little band of some 500 sturdy German pilgrims,"...