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141. Rescuing a Historic Hotel Rescuing a Historic Hotel February 13, 2012 During the Civil War Battle of Lone Jack (1862), "Union soldiers took over the Cave Hotel and the grounds nearby," and when Confederate troops attacked the following day, "the family who owned the hotel,"...

142. Rocker Takes Role in Preservation Rocker Takes Role in Preservation June 7, 2008 Photo and caption describing the donation of more than 200 autographed baseballs to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum by Geddy Lee of the rock band Rush. Many of the baseballs feature signatures of Negro...

143. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

144. Shawnee Indian Mission to Reopen with 'Reinterpretation' Shawnee Indian Mission to Reopen with 'Reinterpretation' April 28, 2006 Article includes a mission timeline and talks about the museum, which had been closed since 2003, and its reopening.

145. Shuttlecocks Sculpture at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Shuttlecocks Sculpture at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 2007 Includes a two-page color photograph of the Nelson-Atkins Museum and the shuttlecocks located on the grounds of the museum. "Each of the sculptures weighs fifty-five hundred pounds, stands nearly eighteen...

146. Station Exhibit Hits the Jackpot Station Exhibit Hits the Jackpot May 18, 2007 Attracting 177,782 visitors, the Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit was the most successful ever at Union Station. As a result, the station is projected to end the year with a budget surplus for the first time since...

147. Steaming Through History Steaming Through History January 16, 2010 Profile of the Arabia Steamboat Museum with a brief history of the Great White Arabia sinking and excavation of the ship. The article also includes images of some of the artifacts at the museum.

148. Struggling Union Station Makes Switch to New Track Struggling Union Station Makes Switch to New Track February 28, 2010 Article describes the continuing financial struggles of Union Station, as well as plans by Station leaders to generate revenue and cut expenses. The new direction calls for leasing additional space inside...

149. The 1950's All-Electric House Celebrates Its Golden Jubilee The 1950's All-Electric House Celebrates Its Golden Jubilee March 2004 Article describes the 50th anniversary of the Kansas City Power and Light Co.'s "All-Electric House," now located on the grounds of the Johnson County Museum of History. The house was a suburban prototype...

150. The Greenfield Washington Hotel Museum The Greenfield Washington Hotel Museum ca. 1966 Booklet summarizes the history of the Washington Hotel in Greenfield, Missouri. The hotel's and town's connections to various activities related to the Civil War in Missouri are explained. The author provides...

151. The Kemper Comes to the Crossroads The Kemper Comes to the Crossroads November 2008 Article describes the newest location of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in the Crossroads District. Kemper at the Crossroads opens November 7, 2008, and admission is free to the public.

152. The Kemper's Curator The Kemper's Curator March 2010 Article profiles Barbara O'Brien, curator of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and describes programs she has initiated since assuming the post.

153. The Nelson Gallery of Art The Nelson Gallery of Art April 1902 Notice about the presentation of the "Art Gallery to the School District" by "Col. W. R. Nelson."

154. The Nelson Gallery of Art The Nelson Gallery of Art 1902 Section of the Twenty-first Annual Report of the Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri, for Year Ending June 30th, 1902, tells of the transfer of the "entire collection of reproductions of Old Masters,...

155. The Nelson Gallery of Art The Nelson Gallery of Art January 1904 Four new additions given to the Gallery by "its founder, Mr. W. R. Nelson," include "The Coronation of the Virgin," by Fra Angelico; "Pallas and a Centaur," by Sandro Botticelli; "St. George," by Andrea...

156. The Nelson Gallery of Art The Nelson Gallery of Art October 1904 Snynopsis of history of the Western Gallery of Art (name changed to Nelson Gallery of Art) and description of some of the artwork/paintings in the collection.

157. The New Guy in KC's Past The New Guy in KC's Past March 22, 2006 Feature article about Christopher Leitch, the new director of the Kansas City Museum.

158. The Robust Beginning and Fateful End of the Western Gallery of Art The Robust Beginning and Fateful End of the Western Gallery of Art January 23-29, 1997 Discusses the history of the Western Gallery of Art located within the Kansas City Public Library at 9th and Locust.

159. The TWA Museum Comes Home to 10 Richards Road The TWA Museum Comes Home to 10 Richards Road May-August 2011 Announcment of the TWA Museum move to 10 Richards Road at the Chalres B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Article provides a brief history of the museum.

160. The View From Kansas The View From Kansas Book chapter tells about the attempt by Andree and Harry Hahn to sell the painting, La Belle Ferroniere, to the Kansas City Art Institute. Chapter also provides a summary of the arts scene in Kansas City...