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201. Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker 1962 Photos and descriptions of Charlie Parker (1920-1955), or Charles Parker, Jr., a black jazz musician nicknamed "Bird." Born in Kansas City, Kansas on August 29, 1920 (at 852 Freeman Street) to Addie Boyley...

202. Bishop Gregg Bishop Gregg October 3, 1947 File containing a photo and caption about Bishop Gregg, Kansas City, Kansas "Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal church" awarded by Kenneth Royall, Secretary of the Army.

203. Black 'Brothers' Share Dream Black 'Brothers' Share Dream July 19, 1968 Photo and article about the African American-owned business enterprise "Brothers International, a hamburger, black art, protest-poster, and occasional clothing shop at 1701 North Seventh Street, Kansas...

204. Black General and Wife Killed in Plane Crash Black General and Wife Killed in Plane Crash December/12?/1974 File containing a photo and obituary for General Roscoe Cartwright, "black brigadier general, retired," killed in a plane crash at the age of 55. Native of Kansas City, Kansas serving in World War II,...

205. Blacks Have Endowed KC Blacks Have Endowed KC February 10, 1986 Three-part article about three prominent African Americans from Kansas City's past: Judge Carl Johnson, Minnie Crosthwaite, and Rev. D.A. Holmes. Carl Johnson was "the first black elected to a judgeship...

206. Bleeding Kansas Period in Wyandotte County Bleeding Kansas Period in Wyandotte County Summer 2002 Article describes the rivalry between the towns of Wyandott City and Quindaro during the ''Bleeding Kansas'' era prior to the Civil War. Wyandott City became a center of pro-slave forces, while Quindaro...

207. Body and Soul Body and Soul 2006 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's parents, his early years in Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri, and his musical beginnings in the Vine Street nightclub district. Includes details about an...

208. Bottoms Flooded By Missouri River Bottoms Flooded By Missouri River July 18, 1915 View north from GW Bridge [Great Western Bridge] of the bottoms of Kansas City, Kansas being flooded by the Missouri River.

209. BPU Sees Spark in Plant Investment BPU Sees Spark in Plant Investment June 1-7, 2012 Article detailing a plan for the Kansas City, Kansas Board of Public Utilities to buy a stake in the Dogwood Energy Facility in Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Access to the natural gas plant will reduce the...

210. Brick Stack Mute Testimony to Fame of A. R. Meyer's Smelter in Argentine Brick Stack Mute Testimony to Fame of A. R. Meyer's Smelter in Argentine February/23/1951 Photo and article about a tall, brick smokestack, an "unofficial monument" to August R. Meyer's smelting plant in the Argentine industrial district in Kansas City.

211. Broadway & 8th Street Broadway & 8th Street Postcard view of Broadway & 8th Street

212. Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid 1940s-1962 Brookings Montgomery (1884-1963) was a local photographer who died in Kansas City at the age of 79. He owned and operated Montgomery Foto Service located at 1519 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Missouri. It is...

213. Brotherhood State Bank Brotherhood State Bank 1950 Full frontal and partial side view of Brotherhood State Bank; located at 9th and State Avenue.

214. Brotherhood State Bank Brotherhood State Bank 1950 Full frontal and side view of Brotherhood State Bank; located at 9th and State Avenue.

215. Brown Delivers... Brown Delivers... January//2003 Story of the Lady of Freedom statue designed by Eddie Dixon and soon to stand on the James Street property of the United Parcel Service in Kansas City, Kansas. Anita Dixon had the vision for The Lady of...

216. Brown, John Memorial Statue Brown, John Memorial Statue 1935 Photo and descriptions of the memorial statue of John Brown, unveiled in 1911 at Western University in the Quindaro section of Kansas City, Kansas, describing his contributions to black people.

217. Brown, John Statue Brown, John Statue May 3, 1905 Photo and history of the John Brown statue at "Western University, now defunct," in Kansas City, Kansas, brought from Italy in 1912, with its inscription honoring Brown's anti-slavery activities in 1850s...

218. Building a City: A Detailed History of Kansas City, Kansas Building a City: A Detailed History of Kansas City, Kansas 1969? History of the boom-and-bust town of Quindaro, Kansas, before and during the Civil War, with photos of ruins of the town's former buildings, including the Quindaro Hotel.

219. Building a City: A Detailed History of Kansas City, Kansas Building a City: A Detailed History of Kansas City, Kansas 1969? History of the Kansas Pacific Railway Company, later called the Union Pacific, started during the Civil War and eventually extended to the Pacific Ocean, with photo and some history of Kansas City, Kansas....

220. Building Demolition Building Demolition 1955 Frontal view of demolition of building at 723 Minnesota Avenue.