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1. "If the Union Wins, We Won't Have Anything Left": The Rise and Fall of the Southern Cherokees of Kansas "If the Union Wins, We Won't Have Anything Left": The Rise and Fall of the Southern Cherokees of Kansas Autumn 2007 Maps, photos, and article about the Cherokees of Kansas and their settlement of the Cherokee Neutral Lands and Chetopa, Kansas, area. Includes a table "Heads of Cherokee Families Identified as Living on...

2. ''Your Presence Is Not Requested'' ''Your Presence Is Not Requested'' December 21, 2005 The U.S. House of Representatives recently passed immigration legislation that would make illegal US presence a crime rather than a civil offense. If it becomes a law, it would affect most Latino adults...

3. 'But, Will This Still be 'Demus?" 'But, Will This Still be 'Demus?" Spring, 2004 Article describes the past and present of Nicodemus, Kansas. The town was founded in 1877 by about 60 African American families from the Lexington, Kentucky, area who were intent on establishing a "Free...

4. 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart 'Mother' of 100 Takes Children into Heart July 29, 1975 Biographical article with photo about Mrs. Willa Carter, 78-year-old matriarch of a large adopted family of over 100 foster children in Kansas City. The story is told of her long process of adopting starting...

5. 'Treasure Hunt' Coming to End 'Treasure Hunt' Coming to End September 29, 2010 Article discusses the closing of the Junior League Resale Boutique. For more than 75 years the shop provided clothes for needy families. Article gives more information about other programs run by the Junior...

6. 10th Street, East from Wyandotte 10th Street, East from Wyandotte Postcard of 10th Street, East from Wyandotte

7. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1908 Story of the anticipation and preparation of the flood and the narrow escape as it struck.

8. 1908 Flood, near Union Depot 1908 Flood, near Union Depot Postcard view near Union Depot of 1908 Flood

9. A First-Rate Model Guides a Second-Chance School A First-Rate Model Guides a Second-Chance School January 27, 2007 Article tells the story of Pamela Pearson, principal of Genesis School. Genesis, at 44th and Cleveland, "started as an alternative school in 1975." It became a charter school for middle school students...

10. A Good Place to Spend a Pleasant Day, Nature and the Suburban Ideal A Good Place to Spend a Pleasant Day, Nature and the Suburban Ideal Spring-Summer 2009 Article traces the history of the movement from cities to the suburbs. Mentions craftsman bungalows and Prairie-style Foursquare homes. "Both emphasized a connection between the land and the structure,...

11. A History of Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventurers, etc., Relating A History of Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventurers, etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri //1876 Description of the war "between rival organizations [organized for the purpose of breaking up a band of horse thieves and counterfeiters] in the two counties [Lincoln and Saint Charles, Missouri], beginning...

12. A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, etc., Relating A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventures, etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri //1876 Autobiography of Indian leader Black Hawk, "born at the Sac Village, on Rock River, in the year 1767," dictated "to Antoine Leclair, United States Interpreter for the Sac and Fox Indians, in August, 1833,...

13. A Look at Slavery in Missouri A Look at Slavery in Missouri Winter//1986 Article about the institution of slavery in Missouri and its distinctions from that in the Deep South, including the distribution of black slave families and treatment of black slave agricultural workers....

14. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Reverend William Dallin, "pastor of the Church of Annunciation, located at the corner of Fourteenth and Wyoming streets in Kansas City," born in Saint Louis in 1847 and assigned...

15. A Pennsylvania Family Brings Its Barn to Kansas A Pennsylvania Family Brings Its Barn to Kansas Spring//1999 Article about the "cultural transplantation" of Pennsylvania barn styles to Kansas, through such families as the Henrys, with several photos and illustrations.

16. A Powerful Beacon at Whatsoever A Powerful Beacon at Whatsoever March 19, 2008 Article describing the history of the Whatsoever Community Center located at 1201 Ewing St. in the Sheffield neighborhood. Orginally a soup kitchen founded in 1915 by a group of women from the Independence...

17. A Proud People A Proud People October 9, 2009 The first in a series of articles on the history of Quindaro discusses the founding of the community as a refuge for escaped slaves. The first families to arrive, Monroes, Turners, Walkers, Marshalls,...

18. A Sketch of the Boone-Bent Families A Sketch of the Boone-Bent Families March//1973 Narrative article about the friendship between William Bent and Albert Boone and their families, by the author, a grandson of Albert G. Boone.

19. AC2 First Baptist Church AC2 First Baptist Church 1920-2000 The First Baptist Church Collection provides insight into the activities of First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas, through meeting minutes, anniversary programs, and other items.

20. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 12 with Unrelated Cards Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 12 with Unrelated Cards ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards arranged in two columns showing the following:
1. Three women at a table looking on as a man reads to them.
2. A man on a horse roping a bull. Card...