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161. The New Second Presbyterian Church The New Second Presbyterian Church March//1901 Line sketch drawing of the new Second Presbyterian Church. Adriance Van Brunt is listed as architect and Henry E. Hill as associate architect.

162. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography 1961 Photo and bio of Archbishop Edwin O'Hara (1881-1956), bishop of Kansas City starting in 1939 and "designated archbishop by Pop Pius XII in 1954," involved in the erection and several Catholic and related...

163. The Mission of the Churches The Mission of the Churches February//1899 Photo of Reverend Henry Hopkins, author of the article with photos, descriptions, and history of various churches in the Kansas City area.

164. The Metropolis of Kansas The Metropolis of Kansas March//1909 Article about the growing urban character of Kansas City, Kansas, with new public buildings, its own "park and boulevard" system, various fine homes, churches, schools, and a population surpassing 100,000,...

165. The Melting Pot: Sunday Hour Moving Toward Multi-Racial Congregations The Melting Pot: Sunday Hour Moving Toward Multi-Racial Congregations August 31-September 6, 2007 This is the final installment in a series of articles about the effects of integration on black America. The article focuses on multi-racialism as it pertains to Kansas City-area churches. While the author...

166. The Light Shineth: History of Central Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri, 1857-1957 The Light Shineth: History of Central Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, Missouri, 1857-1957 1957 Photo and biographical description of Reverend Robert Smith Symington, or Robert Symington (1819-1901), the first pastor of the Central Presbyterian Church of Kansas City from 1857 to 1860. Native of Indiana...

167. The Legacy of the Rev. E. A. Freeman: A Life of Commitment The Legacy of the Rev. E. A. Freeman: A Life of Commitment February/1/1999 File containing a photo and obituary for Reverend E. A. Freeman, "the retired pastor of First Baptist Church" in Kansas City, Kansas for 50 years, dying in 1999.

168. The Legacy of Kansas City's Frontier Cracker Company The Legacy of Kansas City's Frontier Cracker Company February 2006 Article tells the story of Sunshine Biscuit, Inc., previously the Loose-Wiles company. Although Sunshine was eventually sold, its product names Krispi saltines and Cheezi-It continued.

169. The Jesuits of the Middle United States The Jesuits of the Middle United States 1938 Painting of the church with description about the church also called "Chouteau's Church."

170. The Irish in Wyandotte County The Irish in Wyandotte County 2007 The second in a series of articles on ethnic communities in Wyandotte County, Kansas. The article provides an historical overview of early Irish families, as well as organizations, churches, and businesses....

171. The Inner Light of Neighborhoods: KCK's Ethnic Communities and the Churches They Built The Inner Light of Neighborhoods: KCK's Ethnic Communities and the Churches They Built March 9, 1980 Article about the ethnic neighborhoods, largely Eastern European, in Kansas City, Kansas, especially Strawberry Hill, centering often around churches. Description of the following ethnic groups: Croatians,...

172. The Inland Ground: An Evocation of the American Middle West The Inland Ground: An Evocation of the American Middle West 1970 Chapter of the book about the Unity School of Christianity in Lee's Summit, Missouri, describing its practice of religion as a representative of the Midwest's blend of business with Christianity. Description...

173. The History of Grandview, Missouri The History of Grandview, Missouri ca1980 A 19 page typed paper on Grandview, Missouri. Appendices include population figures, listings for mayors, postmasters, streets, churches, Boy Scout troops, and maps.

174. The Haunting of Kansas City: Five Local Ghosts--The Stories, the Legends The Haunting of Kansas City: Five Local Ghosts--The Stories, the Legends October//1984 Collection of ghost stories, two of the five in Lawrence, Kansas, including William C. Quantrill's ghost, and the others mostly witnessed in churches and old houses and other buildings.

175. The Gingerbread House in Old Westport The Gingerbread House in Old Westport November//1976 Recount of early Westport housewife's observations including those of the church.

176. The Gateway to Kansas: First Congregational Church The Gateway to Kansas: First Congregational Church September/15/1888 Illustration of the First Congregational Church.

177. The First Lutherans in the State of Missouri The First Lutherans in the State of Missouri October//1952 History of the earliest Lutheran and some other Protestant Churches in Missouri, starting in the late 1700s and early 1800s and organized by Germans and Swedes.

178. The First Baptist Church of Westport The First Baptist Church of Westport October 1924 Photos (of John Wornall and his widow Roma Johnson Wornall, or Roma Wornall) and descriptions of the family of John Wornall (1822-1892) as founding and continuing members of the Baptist churches of Kansas...

179. The First Baptist Church of Westport The First Baptist Church of Westport October 1924 Mention of the First Baptist Church of Westport in a description of its merging with another church.

180. The Faithful, Troubled Gather to Hear Graham The Faithful, Troubled Gather to Hear Graham October 8, 2004 Evangelist Billy Graham brought his Heart of America Billy Graham Crusade to Kansas City from October 7-10, 2004. It is being held in Arrowhead Stadium with 7750 in attendance on the first night in which...