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1. 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century 100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century September/21/1999 Chronological history of important Kansas City businesses of the twentieth century, starting in 1900.

2. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

3. A Birthday Book of Kansas City, 1821-1921 A Birthday Book of Kansas City, 1821-1921 1921 Booklet on the 100-year history of Kansas City from 1821 to 1921, starting with its first permanent settler, Francois Chouteau, and its rise from Westport Landing (page 7) through its 1832 visit by early...

4. A History and Economic Analysis of The Kansas City, Missouri, Federal Urban Renewal Program A History and Economic Analysis of The Kansas City, Missouri, Federal Urban Renewal Program 1972 Master's thesis for the University of Missouri-Kansas City on the federal urban renewal program in Kansas City. The thesis is located but at the reference department of the UMKC library, not the Missouri...

5. A History of Kansas City: 1820-1869--"Connoisseur of Prophets" A History of Kansas City: 1820-1869--"Connoisseur of Prophets" 1957, ca. Excerpt containing the first three chapters of the uncompleted book by University of Chicago history professor R. Richard Wohl, covering the history of Kansas City to 1853. Portion of the book completed...

6. 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...

7. African Americans in Kansas City African Americans in Kansas City

8. Album: Newspaper Clippings Album: Newspaper Clippings 1978-1999 A collection of of photocopies of the column "Album", from the Kansas City Star's Star Magazine. The column was an illustrated historical review detailing various aspects of Kansas City history. The author...

9. Along the Santa Fe Trail Along the Santa Fe Trail March//1991 File contains a comprehensive article on the history of the Santa Fe Trail (corresponding largely to the history of Kansas City), starting in 1821 with Mexico's independence from Spain and continuing until...

10. America's Crossroads: A Century of Kansas City Essays from the Missouri Historical Review America's Crossroads: A Century of Kansas City Essays from the Missouri Historical Review July 2007 Article, written by the editors of a collection of articles on the history of Kansas City, discusses key themes and trends in Kansas City historical writing. The authors explain their choices for inclusion,...

11. An 1876 Christmas Story An 1876 Christmas Story February//1899 Photo and story by Ermine Case, Jr. (a brother of Theodore Case and son of Ermine Case, Sr.), about the history and growth of Kansas City, comparing it to Paris and Venice in Europe, with illustrations....

12. Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose January/23/1956 Biographical article about the reminiscences of Annie Fisher (1847-1941), moving at the age of 10 to Kansas City with her parents in 1857, encouraged to do so by Kansas City promoter Colonel Milton McGee,...

13. Annual Review: Growth and Progress of Kansas City Annual Review: Growth and Progress of Kansas City January/3/1872 Review of Kansas City's economy, including railroads, packing, grain, manufacturing, buildings, general trade, schools, city government, coal, etc.

14. Answering Machine Answering Machine January 30-February 5, 2014 Series of questions and responses that address topics of local history and curiosity. Topics covered include: the Kansas State Seal, the flags along Grand Boulevard, UMKC's kangaroo mascot, the county...

15. As I Remember As I Remember 1965 Early history of the Chick family in Kansas City and Westport, starting with the 1826 flood and Indian trade, including involvement in the 1849 Gold Rush to California. Biographical descriptions also of...

16. As Latest Boom Ends, What's Next for KC? As Latest Boom Ends, What's Next for KC? September 18, 2011 Spurred by the completion of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, authors reflect on building booms in Kansas City since the 1930s, each followed by a lull. Includes a timeline for Kansas City's...

17. Bicentennial: 200 Years in Mid-America Bicentennial: 200 Years in Mid-America July/4/1976 Special section of the Kansas City Star about the history of the Kansas City area since 1776, with several articles and illustrations, starting with the Kansa Indians and later Fort Osage in 1808.

18. Biography of Edward William Schauffler, M. D. Biography of Edward William Schauffler, M. D. 1948 Booklet about Dr. Edward William Schauffler, or Edward Schauffler, a physician practicing in Kansas City from 1868 to 1916 and born in Austria in 1839. Written by his son, Dr. Robert McEwen Schauffler,...

19. Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler 2007

20. Celebration Toasts KC's Past--and Heralds Its Future Celebration Toasts KC's Past--and Heralds Its Future June/4/2000 Article about the show celebrating the 150th anniversary, or sesquicentennial, of Kansas City, Missouri, at Arrowhead Stadium, on June 3, 2000, culminating a nine-day series of events, with photo. Description...