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21. Getting Lost on a Civil War Battlefield Getting Lost on a Civil War Battlefield Summer 2012 Detailed analysis on the history of mapping the areas of the Battle of Big Blue and the Battle of Westport. Both battles took place in October 1864 during Confederate Major General Sterling Price's Missouri...

22. Give Or Take A Lie Or Two Give Or Take A Lie Or Two Winter 2009 An article about the conflicting stories of both filmmakers and historians when it comes to the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Blomquist gives examples of several Hollywood films that attempt to portray the...

23. Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth Haddix Research Enhances Knowledge of Bird's Youth August/September 2005 Brief item describing an article from The Kansas City Star, June 26, 2005, reporting on jazz historians Chuck Haddix and Llew Walker's discoveries of the addresses of Charlie "Bird" Parker in the Kansas...

24. He Cared Deeply and Often He Cared Deeply and Often June 13, 2010 Tribute to John T. Duncan who died May 21, 2010, at age 81. Duncan was the unofficial historian of the Kansas City, Missouri School District, a founder of the Ethnic Enrichment Commissioin, and worked...

25. Historians Dig Up Lessons on Slavery Historians Dig Up Lessons on Slavery February 15, 2006 Article reports on the work local historians who are are researching African-American history through cemeteries. Mount Memorial Cemetery in Clay County dedicated the north end of the cemetery to African-American...

26. Historians Put Focus on Unsung Kansan Historians Put Focus on Unsung Kansan May 1, 2006 Article reporting the opening of over 250 boxes of the papers of Harry W. Colmery, a Topeka lawyer credited with writing the G.I. Bill of Rights legislation. Colmery, who died at age 88 in 1979, toiled...

27. Historians Struggle To Keep Multnomah Site Alive Historians Struggle To Keep Multnomah Site Alive July 31, 2002 This newspaper story gives an update on the struggle by those interested in preserving the site of John Dougherty's home called Multnomah located in Clay County, Kansas City North, between North Oak Trafficway...

28. Historic Sites in Wyandotte County, Revisited Historic Sites in Wyandotte County, Revisited June, 2004 Three lists of historic sites in Wyandotte County, created by historians interested in preservation. The first list was created historian Grant W. Harrington in 1935, while the second list, created by...

29. In Memoriam: Farewell to Historic Preservationists Who Dedicated Their Lives to The Future of the Past In Memoriam: Farewell to Historic Preservationists Who Dedicated Their Lives to The Future of the Past Spring 2006 Includes two individuals who died this year, Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006) and Tim Cox (1956-2006). Includes their picture. Jane Flynn was President of the Jackson County Historical Society at one time....

30. John Root's Monadnock Building John Root's Monadnock Building December//1967 Photos and article (written by the architectural critic for the Kansas City Star) about the 1892 Monadnock Building in Chicago designed by John Root of the architectural firm of Burnham & Root, designers...

31. Kersey Coates Drive Kersey Coates Drive Postcard of Kersey Coates Drive

32. Landmarks Catalogue: Buildings and Spaces of Metropolitan Kansas City Landmarks Catalogue: Buildings and Spaces of Metropolitan Kansas City 1969? Booklet listing historically significant buildings and spaces in the city with addresses, dates of construction, and architects.

33. Legacy of K. C. Pioneer Bachelor, William Gillis Legacy of K. C. Pioneer Bachelor, William Gillis September-October 1996 Biographical article about William Gillis, "well known by historians as the owner and operator of the Gilliss House hotel on the riverfront of the River Market area" and "as the owner and operator of the...

34. Living Life To Its Fullest Living Life To Its Fullest August 20, 2003 Feature article on local historian and writer Dory DeAngelo. Growing up in the Northeast area, Dory discovered at an early age she had a love for the theater and acting. Although she never made it big...

35. Looking Back to Move Ahead Looking Back to Move Ahead April 2002 Article describing efforts to link contemporary land development to the historic overland trails passing through the Kansas City area. The concept of transforming Bannister Mall into "the Three Trails...

36. Married June 6, 1931: Bill and Vera Eldridge Celebrate Fiftieth Married June 6, 1931: Bill and Vera Eldridge Celebrate Fiftieth June/6/1981 Biographical article about William Egbert Eldridge, or Bill Eldridge, and his wife Vera Haworth Eldridge, "well-known Clay County historians," with photos. Description of Bill's life and career, born in...

37. Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I Mass Commercial Amusements in Kansas City before World War I April//1981 Comprehensive article exploring the urban cultural aspect of popular entertainment in Kansas City, rather than the more commonly studied aspect of high culture entertainment. Description and photos of...

38. Mildred (Mrs. Sam) Kittell Ray Mildred (Mrs. Sam) Kittell Ray 1982 Mildred Kittell Ray, known as Mrs. Sam Ray, with postcard in hand standing by wooden cabinet with drawers containing her postcard collection. Location not given but presumably photograph was taken at her...

39. Mildred (Mrs. Sam) Kittell Ray Mildred (Mrs. Sam) Kittell Ray 1993 Interior view showing Mildred Ray seated on sofa in her apartment in Kingswood Manor, a senior living community located in Kansas City, Missouri. The photograph is dated: September 27, 1993. Mrs. Ray would...

40. Missouri Heritage: Jurist Known for Work on Secession Document Missouri Heritage: Jurist Known for Work on Secession Document October/17/1970 Photo and biographical article about William Napton (1808-1883), "best known by Civil war historians as the principal architect of the Jackson county secession resolutions and by lawyers for his 25 years...