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Al Bohling, Former Star Writer, Dies
Photo and obituary of Atwell L. "Al" Bohling, or Atwell Bohling, "former editorial writer for 'The Kansas City Star,' dying at the age of 78, starting with "'The Kansas City Times in 1948 as a reporter."...
Albert G. Blakey
Biographical article about Albert Gallatin Blakey, or Albert Blakey (1825-1877), a former Missouri state representative and mayor of Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Native of Kentucky raised in Benton County,...
Albert Stine Obituary
Obituary for Albert Stine, a special executive representative for the Associated Press dying in 1960.
Allan Saint John
Photo and bio of Allan Saint John or Allan St. John, "candidate for Assessor of Jackson County." Born in Lathrop, Missouri about 1869 and establishing the Minden Monitor and Sheldon Enterprise newspapers...
Along the Old Trail
File containing five manuscript copies of articles for the "Along the Old Trail" column of the "Democrat-News" of Marshall, Missouri, written by Thomas Claiborne Rainey, or T. C. Rainey, and dealing with...
American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century
References to and brief descriptions of the Committee on Public Information during World War I, and its chairman, George Creel, a former Kansas City journalist, pointing out his efforts with the committee...
An Interview With Chee Chee Williams
Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded February 29, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 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...
An Interview With Eddie Reese
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded October 7, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; ditigal; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...
Article describing the news anchor position at KCTV-TV, Kansas City's Channel 5. KCTV's Dave Helling and Russell Kinsaul compete with KMBC-TV's Larry Moore for news ratings in Kansas City.
Anchors Away. ..From the Camera
Review of Kansas City's most visible television news anchors and their lives away from the camera, with photos and descriptions of the following: (1) Anne Peterson, anchor of KCTV-5 ("28-year-old former...
Biographical sketch of Andrew French, "president of the French Commission Company." He was born in Cooper County, Missouri, in 1844, and came to Kansas City in 1868 "as assistant editor of the 'Kansas...
Ann Sure-as-Heck Can
Photos and biographical article about Anne Peterson, 24-year old (in 1980) KCMO-TV Channel 9 news anchorperson since about 1979. Born in Wisconsin as Anne Brunk to two Swedish immigrants and having a nearly...
Portrait of Anne Hayes, newspaper journalist, local radio and television broadcaster and President of the Greater Kansas City Radio Council.
View of Anne Hayes, newspaper journalist, local radio and television broadcaster (KCMO) and President of the Radio Council of Greater Kansas City and co-founder of the group. The group's name later became...
Art Brisbane: The Kansas City Star Is Still a Newspaper, but Much More in the 21st Century
Photos and biographical article about Arthur Brisbane, "president and publisher" of the Kansas City Star, joining the paper in 1979 "as a reporter and columnist." Discussion on the paper's adjustment to...
Articles Written by John Edward Hicks
A collection of 163 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times authored by John Edward Hicks, a proofreader and reporter for the Star. Most of the articles...
Association of Women Broadcasters
Interior, group view identified as the Association of Women Broadcasters of the National Association of Broadcasters, 10th District. View was taken at a luncheon held at the Muehlebach Hotel in Kansas...
Obituary article for Audrey Stubbart (1895-2000), "a well-known local newspaperwoman whose career lasted well beyond her 100th birthday," working as "a proofreader" for the Independence Examiner "for nearly...
August Frederick Seested
Photos and information on August Frederick Seested, or August Seested (1864-1928), former president of the Kansas City Star and vice-president of the Convention Hall Building Company. Native of Denmark...
Author and Newsman George Washington Ogden Dies at 94: He Had Been City Editor of the Old Kansas City Times
Obituary for George Washington Ogden, or George Ogden, "94, author and former city editor of the old Kansas City Times" "before its purchase by The Star." Native of Lawrence, Kansas coming to Kansas City...
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