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1. 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End November 15, 2006 The author in his column reminiscences about that part of the Northeast area known as "Little Italy" named because of the Italian immigrants who settled there. Includes pictures and text of the Badami...

2. A Case Study of the Agnes Ward Amberg Club of Kansas City, Mo. A Case Study of the Agnes Ward Amberg Club of Kansas City, Mo. 1929 A 13-page typewritten paper about the history and organizational structure of the club as well as the service given. Includes mention of Guadalupe Center, Holy Rosary Center, St. Francis Health Center,...

3. A Lifetime of Service A Lifetime of Service November/21/2001 Photos and obituary article about Leonard Passantino (1925-2001), or Bull Passantino, a "longtime Northeast resident" and "co-owner and operator of Passantino Bros. Funeral Home on Independence Boulevard."...

4. Ambrosi Brothers--A Cut Above Ambrosi Brothers--A Cut Above January, 2004 Article describes the history of the Ambrosi Brothers Cutlery Company, a Midtown fixture. The Ambrosi Family emmigrated from Italy to the United States in 1957, and began sharpening knives out of the back...

5. Americans Discover the Sons of Columbus Americans Discover the Sons of Columbus 1978 Chapter of book discusses "missions" to immigrants including The Rev. J. B. Bisceglia's Italian Institute and Central Chapel and those at Holy Rosary parish.

6. Among Vets' Stories Are Tales of POW Camps Among Vets' Stories Are Tales of POW Camps November 15, 2006 Article describes prisoner of war labor camps in western Missouri during World War II, which were located at Riverside, Orrick, Atherton, and Liberty. The author writes that the Atherton camp in Jackson...

7. An Interview With Dolores Rodriguez An Interview With Dolores Rodriguez 1978-08-18 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 18, 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 typed list of...

8. An Interview With Geneva Mingrone An Interview With Geneva Mingrone 1988-07-11 Geneva Mingrone was chosen for the project as a representative of the Italian community in the northeast area of Kansas City, Missouri. According to her obituary found with the collection, she was born...

9. An Interview With Rosalie Strada An Interview With Rosalie Strada 1988-07-11; 1988 Rosalie Strada was chosen for the project as a representative of the Italian community in the Northeast area of Kansas City, Missouri. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1922 at 1104 East Fourth...

10. Anslinger vs. Donnici, Narcotics Trafficking and Federal Justic in Kansas City, Missouri, 1939 Anslinger vs. Donnici, Narcotics Trafficking and Federal Justic in Kansas City, Missouri, 1939 October 2009 Article discusses the efforts by the Federal Bureau of Narcotics to halt trafficking in narcotics in Kansas City in the 1930s. Harry J. Anslinger, U.S. commissioner of narcotics from 1930 to 1962, was...

11. Bert's Beat: WWII Italian POWs Once Held in KC Area Bert's Beat: WWII Italian POWs Once Held in KC Area March/3/1991 File containing article about the Italian prisoners of World War II held in the Kansas City area.

12. Biography of John B. Bisceglia (1891-1988), Clergyman Biography of John B. Bisceglia (1891-1988), Clergyman 2010

13. Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure 2007

14. Bisceglia Early Community Leader Bisceglia Early Community Leader October/8/1986 File contains a biographical article about Dr. J. B. Bisceglia, a founder of "The Messenger," an Italian-American magazine in 1925 in Kansas City and involved in "life-long work as a preacher, communicator...

15. Bisceglia, Rev. John B. Bisceglia, Rev. John B. 1935 Short biography of the Reverend John B. Bisceglia, born at Monte Sant'Angelo, Foggia, Italy, November 1, 1892.

16. Bocce Ball, Lawn Bowling Northeast Style Bocce Ball, Lawn Bowling Northeast Style January 17, 2007 In the "Castle's View" column, the game of bocce ball is discussed. This lawn bowling game was once a very popular sport with the Italians who settled in the Northeast area. It is still popular in this...

17. Celebrate All Things Italian Celebrate All Things Italian October 12, 2012 Article describes the Columbus Day Social celebrated by Kansas City's Italian community. The tradition in dates back to 1911 when Columbus Day became a public holiday in Missouri. The annual social has...

18. Chiesa Evangelica Italiana Chapel Chiesa Evangelica Italiana Chapel n.d. Street level view identified on the back of photograph as Central Italian Chapel. Sign on building identifies as Chiesa Evangelica Italiana. Believed to be located at 505 Forest Avenue.

19. Colors of Missouri Colors of Missouri April 2009 History of immigrants to Missouri from the Spanish and French to Jewish, Mexicans, Germans and Irish, Italians, and the more recent groups from Vietnam, Laos, and others. Includes a list of Heitage Festivals...

20. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biographical information about John Lazia (1896-1934), an organized crime figure in the "Little Italy" section of Kansas City and an occasional liaison between the Kansas City Police Department and the...