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1. 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 //1978 Booklet about the current and past Possum Trot festivals arranged to raise funds for historic preservation in the city.

2. 'They're All Like My Children" 'They're All Like My Children" January 16, 2015 Brief profile of and interview with Elizabeth Rosin, founder of Rosin Preservation LLC in 2006. Through partnerships with additional firms, she has has helped to preserve more than $500 million worth of...

3. 19th Century School Awaits Restoration 19th Century School Awaits Restoration December 25, 2006 Article detailing the work of a restoration group working to convert the Benjamin Banneker School building in Parkville, Missouri, into a museum. Benjamin Banneker was a one-room, segregated school for...

4. A Cinematic Gem A Cinematic Gem December 8, 2013 Article focuses upon the history of the Plaza Grill & Cinema in Ottawa, Kansas. The theater's owner, Rita (Peach) Madl, is interviewed. Madl describes the process by which she discovered that the Plaza...

5. A House Divided Now Whole A House Divided Now Whole June 27, 2007 John Morris, a Pendleton Heights resident, was awarded the 2007 George Erlich Acheivement in Preservation Award for restoring a turn-of-the-century shirtwaist house at 200 Garfield that he purchased in...

6. A President, a Church, and Trails West A President, a Church, and Trails West 2008 Continuation of title, "Competing Histories in Independence, Missouri." The author Jon E. Taylor, former historian for the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence, Missouri, examines how...

7. A Reminder of What Small Towns Can Be: Downtown Clinton, Mo., Is a Model of Reclaimed History A Reminder of What Small Towns Can Be: Downtown Clinton, Mo., Is a Model of Reclaimed History July/22/2001 Photos, map, and article about Clinton, Missouri (county seat of Henry County and named for DeWitt Clinton), a town 75 miles southeast of Kansas City "honored as an 'All-American City,' one of 10 cities....

8. A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 Spring//2001

9. A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 Spring//2001 Photos and article about the history of Jackson County historic preservation, "specifically the preservation of historic buildings, sites and structures," and especially growing since the 1960s. Definitions...

10. AC21 Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation Building Surveys Collection Finding Aid AC21 Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation Building Surveys Collection Finding Aid 2000 The Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation Building Surveys Collection contains documentation and photographs of selected buildings owned by the Jazz District Redevelopment Corporation.

11. Activist Asks for Comment From the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Activist Asks for Comment From the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation January/8-15/1998 Discusses efforts by activist Chastain to seek opportunities for more public input regarding the redevelopment of Union Station.

12. Apartments Are Brewing Apartments Are Brewing April 13, 2015 Two buildings, part of the former Folgers Coffee plant at 7th Street and Broadway, are being converted to 146 rental market-rate apartments known as Roaster's Block. The Boss building was constructed in...

13. Apartments' Past Could Stop Wrecking Ball Apartments' Past Could Stop Wrecking Ball June 19, 2015 Article focuses upon an effort to prevent the demolition of three adjacent two-story apartment buildings located in the Country Club Plaza that were designed by Kansas City architect Nelle Peters. Greg...

14. Biography of Asa Beebe Cross (1826-1894), Architect Biography of Asa Beebe Cross (1826-1894), Architect 2009

15. Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist Biography of Horace M. Peterson III (1945-1992), Historian and Archivist 1999

16. Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist Biography of Jane Fifield Flynn (1924-2006), Historic Preservationist 2009

17. BMA Tower Profile (Business Men's Assurance Company) BMA Tower Profile (Business Men's Assurance Company) 2003

18. Boss Tom's Deco Empire Boss Tom's Deco Empire July-August//1986 Photos and article about the Art Deco architecture in Kansas City built under the unofficial administration of political machine boss Tom Pendergast (Thomas J. Pendergast, Sr.) in the Great Depression...

19. Brief History of Historic Preservation in Kansas City Brief History of Historic Preservation in Kansas City May-June//1982 Comprehensive article about the history of architectural preservation in Kansas City and the nation, with most efforts beginning after the 1960s, including Quality Hill, but the first probably the 1922...

20. Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy Buck's Home to Enhance His Legacy June 23, 2011 Restoration on Buck O'Neil's two-story home at 3049 E. 32nd Street is underway by the Bethel AME Church and the Friends of the Buck O'Neil Historic Preservation Foundation. The house has deteriorated some...