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1. The Last Laugh: Missouri Epitaphs Speak of Friendship, Marriage, Occupation, Money, Heaven and Hell, The Last Laugh: Missouri Epitaphs Speak of Friendship, Marriage, Occupation, Money, Heaven and Hell, Personality, Chance and Circumstance Winter//1995 Article about the historical evidence supplied by epitaphs on Missouri gravestones, often including sculptures, with photos and reprinted epitaphs.

2. 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...

3. Report from the Archives: Spelling Lesson Report from the Archives: Spelling Lesson June//1961 Article about the debate at the Jackson County Historical Society as to the spelling of William Quantrill's last name, with the "i" spelling appearing to be most correst over "Quantrell" or "Cantrell or...

4. Moving Heaven and Earth Moving Heaven and Earth November 2, 2006 Article describing plans for relocation of five pioneer cemeteries near Kansas City International Airport to make way for development. Remains and gravestones from the Hoy, Miller, Kimsey, and Brightwell...

5. Hampton's Hot Licks Hampton's Hot Licks October - November, 2005 Article recounting an August 28, 2005 birthday celebration for Charlie Parker held at his grave site in Lincoln Cemetery. The event, attended by about 250 fans and 30 Parker family members, was captured...

6. Dog Finds Markers For Pioneers' Graves Dog Finds Markers For Pioneers' Graves June 5, 2005 A Raytown family has discovered, thanks to their dog's digging, the gravestones of some early Jackson County pioneers. To date, six monuments have been discovered including those of the Archibald Rice...

7. Colonel Hayes Colonel Hayes Gravestone of Colonel Hayes.

8. Brick Building With Gravestones Brick Building With Gravestones n.d. Unidentified brick building with gravestones displayed in front and along side. Two unidentified men stand among stones.

9. Bird' Grave--Tenor and All Bird' Grave--Tenor and All April/May, 2004 Brief item calling for the replacement of Charlie "Bird" Parker's headstone in Lincoln Cemetery in Kansas City. According to the author, the headstone "embarrasses our city" by displaying a tenor saxophone...

10. A Modest Rest A Modest Rest January 4-10, 2007 Article describing the final resting place of baseball great John "Buck" O'Neil, a modest grave located in Forest Hill Cemetery, near that of his old friend Leroy "Satchel" Paige. O'Neil's last will and...

11. 'Bird's Return to the Vine 'Bird's Return to the Vine February/March, 1999 Article previews the unveiling of the sculpture and tomb of Charlie "Bird" Parker at 17th and the Paseo in the historic 18th and Vine district. The monument to Parker, designed by artist Robert Graham,...