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21. Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Centropolis Revisited : A Personal Interpretation of Architecture in Kansas City During Its First One Hundred Years 197-? A photocopied typewritten paper divided into two chapters. Chapter 1 is untitled and Chapter 2 is titled "The First Generation: Log Construction Among the French Creoles and Anglo-Americans". Includes...

22. Charles P. Deatherage Book Manuscripts Finding Aid Charles P. Deatherage Book Manuscripts Finding Aid circa 1930-1939 Mr. Deatherage founded the Deatherage Lumber Company in Kansas City in 1878. After retiring in 1919, he began a career as a historian, publishing his first volume of Kansas City history in 1928. Volumes...

23. Charter Administrative Code and Revised Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri Charter Administrative Code and Revised Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri 1956 Town of Kansas: February 4 (or June 3), 1850; Reincorporation as City of Kansas: February 22, 1853; Name changed to Kansas City: May 9, 1889.

24. Charter Administrative Code and Revised Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri: Revision of 1956 Charter Administrative Code and Revised Ordinances of Kansas City, Missouri: Revision of 1956 May 9, 1905 The Missouri Statutes of 1845 gave the County Courts power to incorporate towns upon petition of two-thirds of the taxable inhabitants of the proposed corporation. Acting under this statute, the Jackson...

25. City of Epitaphs City of Epitaphs May//1968 Article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) about the history and growth of Kansas City from a western embarkation point to a cultural and grain industry center and "the nation's...

26. City of the Future, 1850-1950: A Centennial History of Kansas City, Part I City of the Future, 1850-1950: A Centennial History of Kansas City, Part I January/1/1950 First of a two-part article on Kansas City's centennial history, with illustrations and a map showing early trading posts sites and trails, including "Chouteau Landing" in 1821 and 1844 and Westport and...

27. City of the Future, 1850-1959: A Centennial History of Kansas City, Part II City of the Future, 1850-1959: A Centennial History of Kansas City, Part II January/8/1950 Second of two-part article on Kansas City's centennial history with illustrations.

28. Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries May-June//1983 Comprehensive history of the town of Westport, from 1833 to 1983, including its founding by John McCoy, expansion and decline with the Santa Fe trade and Civil War, regrowth as a Kansas City suburb from...

29. Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 Much early history of the Kansas City area, dwelling upon early explorers, settlers, and economy.

30. Community Image in the History of Saint Louis and Kansas City Community Image in the History of Saint Louis and Kansas City 1969 Dissertation toward a doctorate degree for the University of Missouri-Columbia comparing the history of community images in Kansas City and Saint Louis, Missouri. Extensive descriptions of Kansas City...

31. Cowtown Capital Cowtown Capital 194? Article with photos and a general description of Kansas City as a regional "heart of America" metropolis, including its history (with several anecdotes) and present landmarks. Also included is a pullout...

32. Cowtown Chronicles: K. C.'s 150 Years Old--How's Your Local History I. Q.? Cowtown Chronicles: K. C.'s 150 Years Old--How's Your Local History I. Q.? May 2000 Photo and information about local history of the Kansas City metropolitan area in the form of a quiz, with "questions and locations" regarding the following: (1) the Archibald Rice home at 66th and Blue...

33. Decades Pass, Struggle Goes On Decades Pass, Struggle Goes On January 20, 2008 Three Kansas Citians, Geneva Morris, Alvin Brooks, and retired Jackson County Circuit Judge Jon Gray, "tell their stories of the civil rights movement and assess the progress."

34. Doc Brown, Kansas City's Nonpareil Cake Walker Doc Brown, Kansas City's Nonpareil Cake Walker February/12/1899 Photo and caption about Doc Brown, Kansas City's unparalleled, or "nonpareil" cake walker.

35. Early Beginnings of Kansas City Early Beginnings of Kansas City July 1965 Early beginnings of Kansas City.

36. Early History of the Lumber Trade in Kansas City: The Prophetic City Early History of the Lumber Trade in Kansas City: The Prophetic City 1923 History of late 1800s Kansas City especially pertaining to the lumber industry.

37. Early Ideas and Dealings of Winner Helped Promote Kansas City Area Early Ideas and Dealings of Winner Helped Promote Kansas City Area November/8/1987 File containing a biographical article about Willard Winner (1849-1929), an interurban railroad, bridge, and real estate developer and promoter of the Kansas City area. Native of Iowa coming to Kansas...

38. Early Kansas City Area History Early Kansas City Area History 1886 Early history of Kansas City starting with 1724 when the Kansas Indians settled here during a peace treaty with French "commandant M. De Bourgmont."

39. Early Kansas City Business Firms Early Kansas City Business Firms File contains information on early businesses in Kansas City.

40. Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States //1985 General description of Kansas City and its history, pointing out some of its major historical events since 1821.