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1. . ..Presenting L. P. Cookingham: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting L. P. Cookingham: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month January//1948 Photo and biographical article about Laurie Perry Cookingham, or L. P. Cookingham, 51-year-old city manager of Kansas City since his arrival here in 1940 (from Michigan) as part of the anti-Pendergast...

2. 1977 Flood 1977 Flood October 29, 1977 "Kansas City applied to the federal government yesterday for an advance of $500,000 on a total of $1,354,711 in damages to city facilities in the flood Sept. 12. The application to the Federal Disaster...

3. 39th Anniversary Inaugural Dinner Dance 39th Anniversary Inaugural Dinner Dance January 24, 1959 View of head table and portion of attendees to the SCBA 39th anniversary inaugural dinner dance held January 24, 1959 at the Hotel President, 14th and Baltimore. Seated at the head table is Mayor H. Roe...

4. A City Statesman A City Statesman September//1950 Brief complimentary article of the virtues of "the city's first real manager," L. P. Cookingham.

5. About Town: Some Ex-Kansas Citians Make Marks Elsewhere About Town: Some Ex-Kansas Citians Make Marks Elsewhere September/17/1974 Biographical article about former Kansas Citians achieving success in other cities, including the following: Homer Wadsworth, Nathan Stark, Robert Brown (former assistant city manager), Dave Dexter, Jr....

6. African American Health Care African American Health Care Circa 1945-1947 Interior view of two African American school children ready to receive immunization shots from an unidentified African American care giver.

7. Albert Beach Albert Beach 1968 Photo and bio of Albert Isaac Beach, or Albert Beach (1883-1939), mayor of Kansas City from 1924 to 1930 "under whose administration a city manager type of government was voted."

8. American Royal American Royal September 17, 1954 N. Emerson Paton, center, representing the American Royal Board of Governors, presented honorary memberships on the board to various local officials: (left to right) Richard Kinne, director of the Chamber...

9. An Interview With Alvin Brooks An Interview With Alvin Brooks 1976-06-02 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded June 2, 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...

10. An Interview With Robert Farnsworth An Interview With Robert Farnsworth 1976-02-06 Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded February 6, 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...

11. An Interview With Samuella Gates An Interview With Samuella Gates 1976-04 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded April, 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...

12. Anniversary Anniversary April 20, 1940 Article about the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the fall of "the city's machine dictatorship," with a chronology of events in April 1939 starting with the resignation of city manager Henry McElroy...

13. Auditorium Plaza Garage Auditorium Plaza Garage December 4, 1955 City Manager L.P. Cookingham welcomes the first car into the garage while garage manager Robert W. Hoffman presents a parking ticket to Director of Traffic Jack A. Butter.

14. Auditorium Plaza Garage Auditorium Plaza Garage December 4, 1955 During dedication and opening ceremonies, City Manager L.P. Cookingham interviews Director of Traffic Department Jack A. Hutter and garage manager Robert W. Hoffman during the city's Sunday afternoon television...

15. Baseball Museum Gets New Director Baseball Museum Gets New Director December 13, 2008 The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum has selected a new executive director to lead the museum. Greg Baker, a former assistant city manager, was chosen by the governing board on Friday, December 12, 2008.

16. Baseball Player Baseball Player n.d. Unidentified uniformed baseball player receiving trophy from man believed to be city manager L. P. Cookingham.

17. Biographical Article about John Taylor Biographical Article about John Taylor January 25, 1975 Biographical article about John Taylor, city manager of Kansas City from 1968 to 1974 before resigning to become city manager of Berkley, California.

18. Biography of Albert Isaac Beach (1883-1939), Mayor of Kansas City (1924-1930) Biography of Albert Isaac Beach (1883-1939), Mayor of Kansas City (1924-1930)

19. Biography of Bryce B. Smith (1878-1962), Mayor of Kansas City, 1930-1934 Biography of Bryce B. Smith (1878-1962), Mayor of Kansas City, 1930-1934 1999

20. Biography of Henry Francis McElroy (1865-1939), City Manager Biography of Henry Francis McElroy (1865-1939), City Manager 1999