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1. Around Town: David Naster's Funny Business Around Town: David Naster's Funny Business July//1991 Photo and biographical article about David Naster, referred to as "Kansas City's king of comedy" and "Kansas City's best-known comic, a high-energy comedian who's performed for ten years on local stages...

2. Biography of Frank Sherman Land (1890-1959), Founder of the Order of De Molay Biography of Frank Sherman Land (1890-1959), Founder of the Order of De Molay 2008

3. Biography of Katharine Berry Richardson (1860-1933), Founder and First Director of Children's Mercy Hospital Biography of Katharine Berry Richardson (1860-1933), Founder and First Director of Children's Mercy Hospital 2007

4. Caveman, '10 Items' Actor Has Local Roots Caveman, '10 Items' Actor Has Local Roots February 26, 2009 Profile of Jewish actor and comedian, John Lehr. A native of Overland Park, Kansas, Lehr is best known for playing a wise-cracking caveman in a popular series of commercials for Geico car insurance and...

5. Coates Opera House Coates Opera House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Coates Opera House with no image, only text. Front of card says: "Coates Opera House, One Week and Saturday Matinee. Commencing March 25th. Preliminary Announcement / of the Coming...

6. Comedy in KC: Serious Business Comedy in KC: Serious Business March 4, 2014 Article on the history and current economic status of the Kansas City comedy business community. The article focuses primarily on the three largest comedy clubs: Kansas City Improv Comedy Club and Restaurant...

7. Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll (Amos n Andy) Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll (Amos n Andy) circa 1930s Comedians Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll (a.k.a. Amos & Andy) seated outside Union Station.

8. From Stand-up to Silver Screen From Stand-up to Silver Screen August 20, 2006 Actor and Kansas City native Emery Emery has now become a filmmaker. His documentary, "The Aristocrats," is the product of 100 hours of interviews with comedians in search of the world's filthiest joke....

9. In True, Blue Griffin Style In True, Blue Griffin Style March 13-April 16, 2003 Article discusses the comedy stylings and career of Kansas City native Eddie Griffin. Griffin, star of the 2002 film ''Undercover Brother'', grew up on Kansas City's east side and attended Lincoln Junior...

10. It's Not All Fun and Games for Local Female Comedians It's Not All Fun and Games for Local Female Comedians January/6-12/2000 Describes the challenges facing female comedians in the Kansas City area.

11. Man in Costume Man in Costume Unidentified man in costume holding miniature parasol.

12. Orpheum Theater Orpheum Theater Postcard of Orpheum Theater

13. Orpheum Theater Profile Orpheum Theater Profile 2003

14. Ted Weems Orchestra Ted Weems Orchestra Group portrait of comedians and orchestra at the Muehlebach Hotel.