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1. 'Travolta' Is The Word for Museum Fundraiser 'Travolta' Is The Word for Museum Fundraiser October 21, 2007 Report on the fundraiser for the Airline History Museum with help from actor John Travolta.

2. 2008 Civil War Guide--Museums and Mansions 2008 Civil War Guide--Museums and Mansions April 2008 List of Missouri museums and mansions relative to the Civil War.

3. A Culture Lives On in Dyer Collection A Culture Lives On in Dyer Collection February 1, 2004 This article describes the Dyer Collection of Indian artifacts currently owned by the Kansas City Musuem. The collection was amassed by Col. Daniel B. Dyer and his wife Ida during the late 19th century....

4. A Day at Union Station--Kansas City History Meets Its Present at the Tracks A Day at Union Station--Kansas City History Meets Its Present at the Tracks April 2008 Photos and article about activities and restaurants at the Union Station and its Science Museum. Icludes photos of the old and new Harvey House located in the same place as the original.

5. A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives A History of Disappointment, but Optimism Survives November 24, 2013 Article describes problems facing the operations of the American Jazz Museum. The museum is compared against the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, which it shares a location with on 18th Street, and local...

6. A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives January 31, 2010 The Airline History Museum added a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar to its aircraft on display on January 29, 2010. The jumbo jet was headed for the scrap heap until an Arizona man donated the $100,000 that allowed...

7. A KC Museum Revamp A KC Museum Revamp December 20, 2007 The Kansas City Museum will close on January 7, 2008, and not reopen until 2010 or later. The museum, known as Corinthian Hall, and the carriage house will get new windows and doors and be cleared of lead...

8. A Mouse at the Muehlebach, Thank You Walt Disney A Mouse at the Muehlebach, Thank You Walt Disney February 2002 A fund raising gala by Thank You Walt Disney held January 26 at the Hotel Muehlebach featured Virginia Davis who starred in an early Disney motion picture. Nearly 100 people attended the event that celebrated...

9. A Natural A Natural February 1992 Photos and article about the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in the 18th & Vine District with description of many of the league's former players such as Buck O'Neil, Satchel Paige, Woody Smallwood, Lefty...

10. A New Engineer at Union Station A New Engineer at Union Station December 19, 2008 The Union Station board of directors announced that former American Royal CEO, George Guastello, will replace Andi Udris as the director of Union Station. The board decided to replace Udris in order for...

11. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

12. A Shared Passion: The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art A Shared Passion: The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art March 2005 Article describes the nationally recognized modern art collection of Jerry and Margaret Nerman, and plans for the creation of the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at Johnson County Community College....

13. A Squeeze Play A Squeeze Play July 7, 2013 Article discusses plans by the city of Birmingham, Alabama, to establish a museum that will share the name of the the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City. Bob Kendrick, president of the Kansas...

14. About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing December 16, 1976 Art gallery at 7600 State Line Road.

15. Adele's Hallmark on Philanthropy Adele's Hallmark on Philanthropy May 12, 2007 This is the third in a series of articles paying tribute to people who have had a major impact on the continuing expansion and success of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Featured in this installment is...

16. American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History September 7-13, 2007 A special supplement to the Kansas City Call containing a series of short articles about the 10th anniversary of the American Jazz Museum and the redevelopment of the 18th and Vine area. The museum opened...

17. An Egyptian Gem for KC An Egyptian Gem for KC December 17, 2007 The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has recently purchased "a spectacular painted coffin of a noblewoman named Meretites created in Egypt 2,500 years ago." The coffin does not include a mummy (the museum already...

18. Arabia Museum Wrestles with an 1819 Steam Engine Arabia Museum Wrestles with an 1819 Steam Engine November 23, 2013 Article provides details related the installation of a 5,000 pound steam engine from the early 19th century as an exhibit at the Arabia Steamboat Museum. David Hawley, one of the museum's operators, is...

19. Art Art January 1901 Article about the Western Gallery of Art, on the second floor of the library building at the time, with paintings donated by William R. Nelson.

20. Art Art July 1902 Article about two additions to the Western Gallery of Art--"Santa Barbara" by Jacopo Palma of Venice and "The Horrors of War" by Peter Paul Rubens of Antwerp.