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1. ''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...

2. 'Long overdue' - Perez Appointment to Board 'Long overdue' - Perez Appointment to Board May/2/2002 Article about appointment of Javier M. Perez as first Hispanic person appointed to Kansas City Board of Police Commissioners.

3. 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward September 18 - October 1, 2003 Paul Rodriguez is the 2003 recipient of Commerce Bank's Community Service Award. Rodriguez built his company, Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, from a small start-up business to one of Greater Kansas City's...

4. A Bleeding Passion A Bleeding Passion July 20 - August 2, 2006 Article profiles artist, Luis Garcia. His "bleedingbrown" website includes a blog, podcast initiative store and manifesto for members of minority groups. His exhibit, "The Chicano Experience", featured...

5. A Brown Out A Brown Out September/21-28/2000 Describes a long-standing "climate of discrimination" against Hispanic employees at Kansas City Power and Light.

6. A Life in Books: Primitivo Garcia School Honors Community Hero A Life in Books: Primitivo Garcia School Honors Community Hero April 20 - 26, 2006 Primitivo Garcia School will honor Irene H. Ruiz at a special assembly on May 5, 2006. Article describes her work as an employee at Kansas City Public Library to build up Spanish language collections and...

7. A Pillar of the Community A Pillar of the Community January 21, 2009 Guadalupe Centers, Inc., is celebrating 90 years of service to the Latino community and the 30th anniversary of its executive director, Cristobal Medina. Reported to be the oldest Latino organization in...

8. A Rising Force Business A Rising Force Business January 24, 2014 Article on the growth of the Hispanic population in the greater Kansas City area, focusing on the impact within the city's business community. Profiles and photographs of the following Hispanic business...

9. Action Stires with Visit of Latin Leader Here Action Stires with Visit of Latin Leader Here November 20, 1955 Photos and biographical article about the visit to Kansas City in 1955 by "the former president of the Dominican Republic [in the Caribbean Sea], Rafael Leonidas Trujillo," or General Rafael Trujillo....

10. Adelante Mujeres! Celebrating women's history month. Adelante Mujeres! Celebrating women's history month. March/13 - 19/2003 Profiles of three Hispanic women who have achieved recognition in their community are provided. Gloria Beessenbacher is a specialist for Mexico serving in multiple roles. Susie Castro is a martial arts...

11. Adios amigo...Are affluent newcomers putting the squeeze on old West side residents? Adios amigo...Are affluent newcomers putting the squeeze on old West side residents? March 18-24, 2004 Article discusses the perception by some that "gentrification" is squeezing out the Hispanic and lower income population on Kansas City's west side.

12. Agencies Find Home at Thacher Agencies Find Home at Thacher December 7 - 13, 2006 The Thacher Multicultural Center at 5008 Independence Avenue provides "an array of services to English language learners and their families" in the Kansas City School District. A number of community agencies...

13. Agency Could Lose Funding Agency Could Lose Funding January 11, 2011 The West Side social services agency Guadalupe Center may not be able to receive county funding because Genaro Ruiz, who recently took the position of associate director of operations at Guadalupe, is...

14. An Interview With Agapito Juan Maya An Interview With Agapito Juan Maya 1982-02-04 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded February 4, 1982. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Does not have a typed...

15. An Interview With Agustin Medina An Interview With Agustin Medina 1981-04-13 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded April 13, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....

16. An Interview With Agustin Rocha An Interview With Agustin Rocha 1978-08-14 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 14, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Includes a typed list...

17. An Interview With Alfonso Lopez An Interview With Alfonso Lopez 1978-10-20 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded October 20, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Includes a typed guide...

18. An Interview With Antonio Sandoval An Interview With Antonio Sandoval 198? Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents.

19. An Interview With Arrendondo Bowersox An Interview With Arrendondo Bowersox 1981-09-04 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded September 4, 1981. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Does not include typed...

20. An Interview With Asencion Hernandez An Interview With Asencion Hernandez 1977-12-22 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded December 22, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has typed guide to contents....