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121. A Toy Store's Story: Brookside Toy and Science a Fixture For Many A Toy Store's Story: Brookside Toy and Science a Fixture For Many December 5, 2007 Article that features the Brookside Toy and Science store located in the Brookside area at 330 W. 63rd Street, Kansas City, Missouri. The store is owned by Mary Jo and Jim Ward with Jim's mother buying...

122. A. W. Wagnalls, Publisher, Dies A. W. Wagnalls, Publisher, Dies September 4, 1924 Obituary for A. W. Wagnalls, one of the founders of the publishing firm of Funk and Wagnalls, makers of the famed encyclopedia. Wagnalls, then using the surname "Wagenhals," organized the first English...

123. A Whole New Bag A Whole New Bag May 25-31, 2007 Central Bag Co. located in Kansas City, Missouri, at 1323 W. 13th Street, distributes and manufactures bags and other packaging. It employs 45 people. Central Bag has been at its current location since...

124. A Young City Will Greet You A Young City Will Greet You February//1939 Photos and article about tourist sites in Kansas City for the "1939 Biennial Convention of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs in Kansas City. Description and history of...

125. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Fall 2005 Portrait of and biographical article about Aaron Douglas, known by some as "the father of black American art." Douglas was born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1899, studied art at the University of Kansas, and...

126. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas taught art at Lincoln High School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1923-1925. Painted murals in Fisk University Library, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1938.

127. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company July 30,1950 The company was founded in 1856 in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1878, it moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and eventually came to occupy more than 300,000 square feet at 1501-1525 West 9th Street and 908-910...

128. Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry 1876 Illustrated catalog and price list for the Abernathy North & Orrison furniture store in the back of the 1876 Hoye's Kansas City Directory.

129. About Town About Town September/11/1953 Description of John Parks, "art instructor at the University of Kansas, who recently completed an elaborate decoration at Sidney's restaurant on Linwood boulevard." Description of his "mural depict[ing]...

130. About Western History About Western History October//1998 Article about the changing perception in historical literature and higher education curricula, as well as in the perceived qualities making history "interesting," mainly in the context of the early history...

131. Abraham Fonda Abraham Fonda Bio of Abraham Fonda, the son of a New York Dutch settler who attempted to name the Kansas City settlement after himself (proposed as "Port Fonda") but was turned down because of his unpopularity.

132. Abraham Lincoln Bust At the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Abraham Lincoln Bust At the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art June 7, 1976 In 1946, the school children of Kansas City, Missouri, through the Patriots and Pioneers Memorial Foundation, donated a bust of Abraham Lincoln to the Nelson Gallery of Art. The bust portrays Lincoln at...

133. Abraham McKenzie Abraham McKenzie 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Abraham McKenzie, "a successful practitioner of osteopathy." Born in Lewis County, Missouri, in 1860 and training at Kirksville, Missouri, before coming to Kansas City in 1899,...

134. AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid 1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989] The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...

135. AC12 BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project Collection Finding Aid AC12 BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project Collection Finding Aid 1975-1976 The Black Archives of Mid-America / Kansas City Public Library Oral History Collection consists of 59 interviews with individuals prominent in the African American community and provides insight into the...

136. AC13 Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection Finding Aid AC13 Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection Finding Aid 1966-2007 The Dr. Julia H. Hill Collection contains items related to the professional and community activities and achievements of Dr. Julia H. Hill, former president of the Kansas City, Missouri, Branch of the...

137. AC14 Geneva Price Collection Finding Aid AC14 Geneva Price Collection Finding Aid 1977-1994 [Bulk: 09/1984-10/1984] The Geneva Price Collection contains materials related to the educational outreach activities of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater during its 1984 Kansas City residency.

138. AC15 Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection Finding Aid AC15 Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection Finding Aid ca. 1926 The Merritt Outdoor Advertising Company Collection contains photographs of Kansas City, Missouri, street scenes ca. 1926.

139. AC16 Vernon J. Brooks Collection Finding Aid AC16 Vernon J. Brooks Collection Finding Aid 1969-ca. 1981 The Vernon J. Brooks Collection contains materials related to the employment and community accomplishments of Vernon J. Brooks.

140. AC17 Carl V. Mason Collection Finding Aid AC17 Carl V. Mason Collection Finding Aid 1950-1976 The Carl V. Mason Collection contains documents and photographs related to the life and career of FBI special agent Carl V. Mason.