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1. 12th Street 12th Street September 22, 1950 Numerous photos and captions about the diversity of types of places and walks of life along the entire stretch of 12th Street in Kansas City, including Craig's Gay 90's Bar, Time to Read bookstore, the...

2. A Century of Missouri Music A Century of Missouri Music 1924 Biographical descriptions of Jessie Gaynor (1863-1921), author of "a series of juvenile works for the piano," listing several of her song titles. Description of her life and career, born in Saint Louis...

3. A Century of Music A Century of Music 1924 Biographical descriptions of Henry Finck, a musical critic and author, studying music at Harvard and in Europe and becoming musical editor for the New York Evening Post from 1881 to 1924, lecturing internationally...

4. A Majestic Standoff A Majestic Standoff October/November//2002 Article detailing a conflict between ASCAP (the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) and the Majestic Steakhouse of Kansas City. ASCAP has taken the Majestic to Federal court over what...

5. Alessandro Liberati Alessandro Liberati June 20, 1946 The song "The Kansas City Star March" was composed in 1896 by Italian born cornet player Alessandro Liberati according to this newspaper article. It states that Liberati used to perform in the band concerts...

6. Biography of Bennie Moten (1894-1935), Pianist and Bandleader Biography of Bennie Moten (1894-1935), Pianist and Bandleader 1999

7. Biography of Bettye Miller (1928-1977), Pianist and Singer Biography of Bettye Miller (1928-1977), Pianist and Singer 1999

8. Biography of Charles Johnson (1875-1950), Music Composer and Arranger Biography of Charles Johnson (1875-1950), Music Composer and Arranger 2008

9. Biography of Edward Harry Kelly (1879-1955), Composer, Band and Orchestra Leader Biography of Edward Harry Kelly (1879-1955), Composer, Band and Orchestra Leader 1999

10. Biography of James Scott (1885-1938), Jazz Pianist, Composer, and Teacher Biography of James Scott (1885-1938), Jazz Pianist, Composer, and Teacher 1999

11. Biography of Jill Jackson Miller (1913-1995), Songwriter and Actress Biography of Jill Jackson Miller (1913-1995), Songwriter and Actress 1999

12. Biography of Virgil Thomson (1896-1989), Composer and Music Critic Biography of Virgil Thomson (1896-1989), Composer and Music Critic 2006

13. Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz 2002 This book states that ragtime's first runaway bestseller was "Dill Pickles" composed by local musician Charles Johnson and published locally by Carl Hoffman.

14. Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid circa 1880s-1988 [bulk 1880s-1890s] Carl Betz was a pioneer in the physical education curriculum in the Kansas City public schools in the late 1800s. The collection consists of two boxes with programs, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs,...

15. Carl Busch Carl Busch 1926 Autographed portrait of local musician/conductor/composer Carl Busch. Autograph reads: "To dear Doctor Werley La Violette in remembrance of three enjoyable summers as guest teacher in Chicago Musical College...

16. Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid Carl Busch Recognition Association Scrapbook Finding Aid 1923-1934 (bulk 1923) Carl Busch, musician, composer, arranger, and conductor, was born March 19, 1862, in Denmark. He came to Kansas City in 1887 and spent many years in the community providing musical leadership. Busch was...

17. Charles Johnson Charles Johnson Identified on back of photograph as "Johnson at Benson farm-Arthur Benson on far right." Charles Johnson is first on the left. Others in photograph are not identified.

18. Charles L. Johnson Charles L. Johnson N.d. Black and white portrait of local musician and composer, Charles L. Johnson.

19. Charles L. Johnson Charles L. Johnson N.d. Black and white photo identified on the back as Charles Johnson at the piano, Frances "Brick" Wornall as conductor and Jack Riley with clarinet on the far left.

20. Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid 1861-1950 Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...