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1. African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers 2010 This book describes some of the accomplishments and contributions African-Americans have made to Mid-Missouri. Included in the text are chapters on rag-time greats Scott Joplin and Blind Boone, focusing...

2. Bittersweet Rag: The Story of Ragtime--Missouri's Contribution to the Music World Bittersweet Rag: The Story of Ragtime--Missouri's Contribution to the Music World Winter//1977 Photos, illustrations including written music, and extensive biographical article about Scott Joplin (1868-1917), the so-called "King of Ragtime" of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, gaining fame...

3. Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz Black Bottom Stomp: Eight Masters of Ragtime and Early Jazz 2002 The first chapter of this book features ragtime musician Scott Joplin. He was born in Texas in 1868 but later settled in Sedalia, Missouri and St. Louis, Missouri. Chapter traces his life and music style...

4. Evidence Unearthed: Digging into Scott Joplin's St. Louis Evidence Unearthed: Digging into Scott Joplin's St. Louis 2009 Scott Joplin moved to St. Louis in 1901 from Sedalia, Missouri. The house where he lived, recognized as a National Historic Landmark in 1976, was donated to the Missouri Division of State Parks (under...

5. Local Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid Local Sheet Music Collection Finding Aid circa 1880-1960 (bulk 1890-1930) This collection of 49 boxes is arranged by imprint and state: Missouri, Kansas, and outside the local area and then by city, with the two largest groupings for Kansas City and St. Louis. Within the Kansas...

6. Missouri's Role in the Ragtime Revolution Missouri's Role in the Ragtime Revolution April//1961 History of ragtime music, a precursor of jazz music played mainly by African-American pianists, originating in the American Midwest in the late 19th century and giving way to jazz and blues mostly by 1910,...

7. Ragtime Struts Back Home Ragtime Struts Back Home January-February//1975 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Scott Joplin (1868-1917), the "King of Ragtime" music. He was born in Texas and moved to Sedalia, Missouri, about 1894, becoming one of the first commercially...

8. 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...

9. Scott Joplin Scott Joplin Biographical information on Scott Joplin (1868-1917), one of the earliest if not the first composer of ragtime music, a precursor of jazz, born in Texas, raised in Saint Louis, and first gaining fame in...

10. They All Played Ragtime They All Played Ragtime 1966 Several references to Kansas City jazz and its origins, including Tin Pan Alley, each listed in the book's index.

11. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Discussion of the beginnings of jazz, starting with ragtime musician Scott Joplin (1868-1917), publisher of ragtime music written in Kansas City in 1898, and continuing with Count Basie (1904-1984), big...