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1. 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' 'He Was a Great Mentor and Tutor' January 2, 2006 Article describing the life of G. Lawrence Blankinship, Sr., who died at age 92 on December 28, 2005. Blankinship was one of the first African American members of the Kansas City City Council, and was...

2. 'Water Plaza' For Bartle 'Water Plaza' For Bartle August 4, 2006 The City Council agreed to a $1 million city contract for new public art at the Bartle Hall ballroom expansion. A Japanese-American artist named Jun Kaneko was awarded the contract. His concept includes...

3. . ..Presenting H. Roe Bartle: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting H. Roe Bartle: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month August//1948 Photo and biographical article about H. Roe Bartle, "chief executive of the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America" and later mayor of Kansas City in the 1950s. Also a nation-wide lecturer, veteran...

4. 2000 Census to Change Council Districts: Northeast Resident Input Sought to Influence New Boundaries 2000 Census to Change Council Districts: Northeast Resident Input Sought to Influence New Boundaries June/13/2001 Map and article about the redrawing of "boundaries for the nine congressional districts based on Census 2000 data" in Kansas City, Missouri by the Missouri State Legislature. Description of the Northeast...

5. A Big Day for Protests A Big Day for Protests October 8, 2010 On October 7, 2010, two anti-nuclear protestors interrupted a council meeting at City Hall bearing a sign stating “Stop Building Nuclear War.” The protestors oppose the construction of the Honeywell...

6. A Conversation with . . . Carol Marinovich A Conversation with . . . Carol Marinovich January 1, 2006 Article profiling Carol Marinovich, named Kansas Citian of the Year for 2005 by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Marinovich was the first female elected to the Kansas City, KS City Council...

7. A Developing Problem A Developing Problem September/14-20/2000 Article discusses rezoning and development of a neighborhood in the northland and how city council members work more closely with developers than with neighborhood groups.

8. A Major Milestone for Downtown District A Major Milestone for Downtown District March 31, 2006 Article reports the passage by the Kansas City City Council of $115 million in additional bonds for the Power & Light District. This sum represents Kansas City's "largest financial commitment ever to a...

9. A Mayor For All People A Mayor For All People July 18, 2008 Article profiles Blue Springs, Mo. mayor Carson Ross, the first African American to hold that office. Prior to being elected mayor, Ross, a Republican, served for eight years on the Blue Springs City Council...

10. A Natural-Born Theater Man A Natural-Born Theater Man August 12, 2007 The Theater League, directed by founder and president Mark Edelman, brought musicals and plays to Kansas City from 1977 until 2007. From 1977 to 198,1 performances took place at the Lyric Theater, then...

11. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

12. A Summer Roundup Session A Summer Roundup Session September/24/1935 Notice for the "annual meeting and tea of the summer roundup chairmen of the Kansas City Council of Parents and Teachers" at the YWCA, involving Mrs. Mary Weeks, "president of the children's bureau and...

13. A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman July 12, 2007 Steve Penn's "Commentary"column features City Councilwoman Melba Curls. Melba was the wife of Phil Curls, Sr., who died on May 4, 2007. That date just happened to be the date she was to be celebrating...

14. Academy to be Built Academy to be Built June 24, 2005 The City Council approved a contract with Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. to build a new police academy on city-owned land at Interstate 435 and Pleasant Valley Road. Project should be completed by December...

15. Alderman Jim Pendergast Alderman Jim Pendergast October 1964 Biography of James or "Big Jim" Pendergast, older brother of Tom Pendergast, starting in Kansas City politics in the late 1870s as a saloon keeper and City Council alderman in the First Ward, including...

16. Aldi Seeks Second Northeast Anchor Aldi Seeks Second Northeast Anchor January 11, 2006 The Aldi Grocery Store wants to put a store in at the Paseo between Admiral Boulevard and 8th Street. Includes pictures of the lot where the store would stand. Article discusses what must be done before...

17. All Aboard? All Aboard? December 6-12, 2012 Article describes controversial issues surrounding the downtown streetcar plan that was passed by the City Council and became the subject of a special election in 2012. The origin of the plan is traced...

18. An Interview With Joanne Collins An Interview With Joanne Collins 1976-08-21 Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded August 21, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...

19. An Interview With Ladislao Lopez An Interview With Ladislao Lopez 1978-06-27 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 27, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed guide to contents....

20. An Interview With Lounner Pemberton An Interview With Lounner Pemberton 1976-05-20 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 20, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...