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1. 105 Artists are Right at Home 105 Artists are Right at Home November 24, 2012 Article on the art collection of John "Topper" Johntz of Prairie Village. Johntz has over 800 pieces by 105 artists in his home, including works by Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Francisco de Goya, Mark...

2. 3000 Career Hits: George Brett 3000 Career Hits: George Brett October 2, 1992 Collectors Edition of the Kansas City Star chronicles life and career of George Brett.

3. A Collector Extraordinaire A Collector Extraordinaire April 20, 2012 David Spivey is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Born in Oklahoma, David spent most of his life in Kansas City. He was a graduate of Rockhurst High School, Central Missouri...

4. A Page for Collectors: A Great American Collection of English Pottery A Page for Collectors: A Great American Collection of English Pottery September/27/1958 Short article about the museum's British art pieces.

5. A Tiny Renoir Began Impressive Obsession A Tiny Renoir Began Impressive Obsession June 3, 2007 Article spotlighting the personal collection of French Impressionist paintings of Henry and Marion Bloch. For the last 35 years the Blochs have acquired works from such artists as Manet, Monet, Renior...

6. An Interview with Tony & Marty Oppenheimer An Interview with Tony & Marty Oppenheimer October 2007 Interview with donors of the Oppenheimer Collection at Johnson County Community College's Nerman Museum.

7. Arts World Mourns a Champion Arts World Mourns a Champion August 15, 2010 Richard Nadeau who died August 5, 2010, "is remembered as 'a crazy, eccentric, wonderful fighter' for real art." Article includes a picture of Nadeau and one of the many artworks given to the Spencer Museum...

8. Baggage Area at Union Station Baggage Area at Union Station Postcard of Baggage Area at Union Station

9. Benton's KC Flood Painting for Sale Benton’s KC Flood Painting for Sale May 18, 2011 Thomas Hart Benton’s “Flood Disaster (Homecoming—Kaw Valley)” is set to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in New York on May 19, 2011. The painting “was inspired by the devastating floods of the summer...

10. Biography of Mildred Kittell Ray (Mrs. Sam) (1895-1996), Teacher, Historian, and Writer Biography of Mildred Kittell Ray (Mrs. Sam) (1895-1996), Teacher, Historian, and Writer 1998

11. Biography of William B. Thayer (1852-1907) and Sallie Casey Thayer (1856-1925), Merchant and Art Patrons Biography of William B. Thayer (1852-1907) and Sallie Casey Thayer (1856-1925), Merchant and Art Patrons 2008

12. Christmas Christmas Christmas postcard

13. City Window: Solar Fire Station City Window: Solar Fire Station April 1979

14. Collecting American Outlaws Collecting American Outlaws September 2009 Wilbur Zink collects items once owned by outlaws, particularly the Younger and James brothers. Some of the treasures include Jim Younger's violin and 25 letters from Frank James to his wife Anna, written...

15. Controversy in Westport: Housing for the Elderly Controversy in Westport: Housing for the Elderly January-February//1980 Photo of installation of solar collectors on a Westport home roof to heat water.

16. Culture Divided: Suburban Art/Art in the City--the Center Does Not Hold Culture Divided: Suburban Art/Art in the City--the Center Does Not Hold May//1999 Discusses attitudes toward art galleries and art collectors in the suburbs of Kansas City.

17. Frank and Ardis Glenn and the Glenn Bookshop Frank and Ardis Glenn and the Glenn Bookshop July 2013 Article on Frank and Ardis Glenn and their antique and rare book business, the Glenn Bookshop. Frank joined the publishing business in 1924, and after managing a rare book department and developing a number...

18. If Walls Could Talk If Walls Could Talk May/June 2008 This story details the private art collection of a couple (un-named) who reside in the Mission Hills neighborhood in Johnson County, Kansas. "Though they inherited some art, the couple purchased most of...

19. In the Blood In the Blood August 1, 2006 Article profiles art collectors John and Sharon Hoffman. The Hoffmans have filled their downtown loft with modern art with contemporary art acquired over 35 years.

20. Indian Now on Private Sentry Duty in KC Indian Now on Private Sentry Duty in KC October 8, 2008 Story of the cigar-store wooden Indian which for more than 50 years identified the Reardon Tobacco Company at 709 Main Street. The Reardons called him "Johnny Swift Wing" and the statue eventually got...