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1. Yet Another Claim to Fame for KC: Artist Remington Yet Another Claim to Fame for KC: Artist Remington April 1, 1987 Frederic Remington lived in Kansas City for a brief period during 1884/1885. He used the city as a base from which to travel to the southwest "in search of models for his artistic works." He lived at 1110...

2. World War I Military Parade World War I Military Parade 1918 Uniformed troops marching southward along Grand near 22nd.

3. Wm. Getty & Son Wm. Getty & Son ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Wm. Getty & Son with image of a flower and ribbon. One of three cards with similar design and image. Front of card says: "Cure for Rheumatism Found at Last! An Internal Remedy, Getty's...

4. Wm. Getty & Son Wm. Getty & Son ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Wm. Getty & Son with image of a flower and ribbon. One of three cards with similar design and image. Front of card says: "Cure for Rheumatism Found at Last! An Internal Remedy, Getty's...

5. Wm. Getty & Son Wm. Getty & Son ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Wm. Getty & Son with image of a flower and ribbon. One of three cards with similar design and image. Front of card says: "Cure for Rheumatism Found at Last! An Internal Remedy, Getty's...

6. With Good Weather Sixth Street Traffic Way May Be Ready in Thirty Days With Good Weather Sixth Street Traffic Way May Be Ready in Thirty Days October/7/1923 Photo and caption about the proposed 6th Street Trafficway, "[a] dream of a wide traffic way on Sixth street between Broadway and Grand avenue."

7. Winter Snowstorm Winter Snowstorm January 18, 1949 Looking southwest from the northeast corner of 18th and Grand during snowstorm.

8. Winter Snowstorm Winter Snowstorm January 18, 1949 Looking southwest near the southeast corner of 17th and Grand, during snowstorm.

9. Winter Scene Winter Scene Horse-drawn cart with men scooping snow into it at 914-16 Grand Avenue.

10. Willis Prather Willis Prather 1890 Photo and description of W. M. Prather, a "general contractor" with offices "at Builders' Exchanges" and residence at 1516 Holmes Street. Native of Iowa coming to Kansas City in 1875 as a building contractor,...

11. Wiktor Labunski Wiktor Labunski Photos and information on Wiktor Labunski (ca. 1896-1974), former professor emeritus of music at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, native of Russia, and concert pianist and...

12. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City July/30/1922 Portraits of and biographical article about Wallace Jefferson Ferry, president of the Ferry-Hanly Advertising Company, born in 1881 at about 13th and Broadway and becoming a newspaper reporter with the...

13. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City October/8/1922 Biographical article about William Buchholz, Sr., a Kansas City lawyer starting in about 1897. He was born in 1877 at 18th and Grand Avenue, became assistant prosecuting attorney in 1901 and president...

14. Who's Who Who's Who 1912 Photo and bio of Charles Maiden, "candidate for County Marshal" in Jackson County and "engineer on the Frisco Lines" residing at 3838 East 60th Street in Kansas City. Born in Iowa in 1863 and coming to...

15. Who's Minding the Star? Who's Minding the Star? February//1980 Article about the decline of the Kansas City Star over the years, resulting in its purchase by Capital Cities Communications, Incorporated in 1977, with history of the newspaper and its headquarters building...

16. Whitney, reStart Shelter's Prime Mover, Dead At 66 Whitney, reStart Shelter's Prime Mover, Dead At 66 April 27, 2005 Stuart E. Whitney, one of the founder's of the reStart homeless shelter has died of cancer at the age of 66. He was a United Methodist Church pastor and was the pastor of Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist...

17. When Did Grand Avenue Become Grand Boulevard? When Did Grand Avenue Become Grand Boulevard? November 13, 1994 According to this question and answer column that appeared in the Star Magazine, Grand Avenue became a boulevard in 1993. "The change affects the stretch of Grand Avenue from Crown Center on the south...

18. Western Auto's First Fifty Years in Kansas City: The Story Began with a Young Man's Idea to Supplement Western Auto's First Fifty Years in Kansas City: The Story Began with a Young Man's Idea to Supplement His Meager Wage April 7, 1959 History of the Western Auto automobile parts company in from its beginnings in Kansas City in about 1910, established by George Pepperdine for parts for Ford automobiles. Description of its growth and...

19. Western Auto Supply Co. Opens 500th Retail Store Western Auto Supply Co. Opens 500th Retail Store May/12/1971 Photos and article about the history of the Western Auto Supply Company, established in "1909 as a mail-order business" for Model T Ford parts by "George Pepperdine, a Kansas City bookkeeper." Photos of...

20. Western Auto Supply Building, Full Frontal and Side View Western Auto Supply Building, Full Frontal and Side View 1930 Full frontal and side view; located on northwest corner of 21st and Grand (2029 Grand).