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1. 'Casey' Jones, Ex-KC Times Editor, Dies of Cancer 'Casey' Jones, Ex-KC Times Editor, Dies of Cancer November/7/2000 Photo and obituary for Donald Jones, or Casey Jones, "a former summer intern reporter who rose to be city editor and then national editor of 'The Kansas City Times,'" dying at the age of 73 in 2000. Description...

2. 'The Great Issue': Kansas Cityan [sic] Discusses Problem of Getting Rid of Blacks, Contending Country 'The Great Issue': Kansas Cityan [sic] Discusses Problem of Getting Rid of Blacks, Contending Country Is in First Stages of Disintegration August/27/1910 Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Moore, a Confederate veteran and journalist writing a book called "The Great Issue: An Argument" about the "degeneracy" in America caused by intermarriage...

3. . ..Presenting Roy Roberts: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Roy Roberts: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month March//1947 Biographical article about Roy Roberts, editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper at 18th and Grand Avenues. Born in Muscotah, Kansas in 1887 and raised in Lawrence, Kansas before becoming a reporter for...

4. 450 Attend Service for Henry Haskell 450 Attend Service for Henry Haskell August/23/1952 Funeral notice for Henry Haskell, editor of the Kansas City Star starting in 1928 and author of books about Rome, with a brief review of his career.

5. [The black press] [The black press] n.d. A 13 page photocopied typescript of a transcript of a speech given by the author at an unidentified event.

6. [Thirty] Years a City Editor [Thirty] Years a City Editor July 1, 1935 Photo, cartoon illustrations, and autobiographical article about Charles Blood, city editor of the Kansas City Times newspaper for 30 years. He describes the duties and experiences of his job over that...

7. A Big 50 in Kansas City A Big 50 in Kansas City June/8/1959 Article profiling Kansas City Star editor Roy A. Roberts and his various influences in national and local politics through the newspaper.

8. A Couple of Winners A Couple of Winners March, 2005 Article profiles Joe and Kay McGuff. In 1997, five years after retiring from a long career as a journalist with the Kansas City Star, Joe McGuff was diagnosed with amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).

9. A Founder of Kansas City Dead A Founder of Kansas City Dead January/18/1916 Photo and obituary for Colonel Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), a former mayor, newspaper editor, and Union officer of Kansas City.

10. A Good Word for the Bad Boy A Good Word for the Bad Boy May/22/1915 Biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder and editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper, with an excerpt of a letter written by him "to Father Cavanaugh, of the Notre Dame...

11. A Great Editor's Methods A Great Editor's Methods April 8, 1916 Portrait and biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), founder and editor of the Kansas City Star newspaper and "probably the most successful newspaper editor of modern times." Description...

12. A Memoir: Recollections of a Good Guy by a Once-upon-a-Time Bad Guy A Memoir: Recollections of a Good Guy by a Once-upon-a-Time Bad Guy March 1979 Photo and biographical article about Thorpe Menn, a literary editor of the Kansas City Star, describing the author's (J. J. Maloney, an ex-convict and poet) working relationship with Menn and help out...

13. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of William Larkin Webb, or W. L. Webb, "editor and proprietor of the Independence Progress, Independence, Missouri." Born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1856 and becoming a teacher...

14. A Veteran Missouri Editor Passes A Veteran Missouri Editor Passes January/25/1928 Photo and obituary for Samuel Williams (ca. 1832-1928), "96, once part owner of the Kansas City Evening Mail, later consolidated with The Kansas City Star," and living a block from the Jesse James home...

15. A Western Journalist: John H. Holliday, Pioneer in the "Independent" Newspaper Field A Western Journalist: John H. Holliday, Pioneer in the "Independent" Newspaper Field January/27/1895 Portrait and biographical article about John Holliday, founder of the Indianapolis News, the first two-cent newspaper in the West in 1869, and "[o]ne of the successful newspaper men of the West," born...

16. About Town About Town May/17/1977 Description of the dedication of the "Kansas Room at the Antioch branch" of the Johnson County Public Library (Kansas) by the Friends of the Library "including a gift from Eleanore Sheley."

17. About Town About Town March/7/1970 File containing a description of Caroline Hyde Swift, or Caroline Swift, former Star journalist and winner of "the Eisenhower proclamation medal" for "efforts to further the pursuit of freedom and independence...

18. About Town: Some Ex-Kansas Citians Make Marks Elsewhere About Town: Some Ex-Kansas Citians Make Marks Elsewhere September/17/1974 Biographical article about former Kansas Citians achieving success in other cities, including the following: Homer Wadsworth, Nathan Stark, Robert Brown (former assistant city manager), Dave Dexter, Jr....

19. Ada & Chester Franklin Ada & Chester Franklin May/21/2000 File containing photos and a biographical articles about Ada Crogman Franklin, or Ada Franklin (ca. 1886-1983) and her husband Chester Arthur Franklin, or Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founding owners...

20. Airialto Accolade Airialto Accolade October//1936 Photos and captions about announcers and performers on local radio shows including Melba Hardaway of W9XBY's "The Friendly Neighbor," Paul Henning of KMBC's movie reviews, Tom Collins and James McQueeny...