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101. SC129 Marie Buford Collection Finding Aid SC129 Marie Buford Collection Finding Aid 1929-1942 Marie Buford was born on May 17, 1922 to John W. and Verna L. Buford. At the age of seventeen, Marie Buford was admitted as a patient at the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital from about 1939-1941. Originally...

102. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

103. Showing How Work Is Progressing on the New Blue Baseball Park Showing How Work Is Progressing on the New Blue Baseball Park April/15/1923 Photo of Municipal Stadium, under construction in 1923 at 22nd Street and Brooklyn Avenue. Built as Muehlebach Field for the Kansas City Blues minor league baseball team and later renamed Ruppert Stadium,...

104. South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid South Central Business Association Records Finding Aid ca1930 - 1960 The South Central Business Association began in the 1920s. It was a business group for the Linwood and Troost area of Kansas City, Missouri, and considered by some to be the first shopping district or...

105. Sporting Comment Sporting Comment February 13, 1958 Vertical file containing a photo and biographical article about Hector Lopez, or Hec Lopez, a member of the Kansas City Athletics baseball team. Lopez set hitting records in the "winter ball" league in...

106. Team Will Be Royals: Ewing Kauffman Announces Name Selected from 17,000 Entries in Contest for American Team Will Be Royals: Ewing Kauffman Announces Name Selected from 17,000 Entries in Contest for American League Baseball Club March/21/1968 Article about the origin of the name of the Kansas City Royals baseball team, suggested by Sanford Porte ("an engineer with Howard-Needles-Tammen & Bergendoff" residing in Overland Park) in a 1968 naming...

107. The Blues and Jazz Festival Reincarnated The Blues and Jazz Festival Reincarnated August/September, 2005 Article describes the planned 2005 Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival at the Woodlands racetrack, September 3rd and 4th, 2005. Planner Mark Valentine has attempted to overcome the difficulties experienced...

108. The Blues Comes Back to Kansas City: Its Traveling Days Are Over The Blues Comes Back to Kansas City: Its Traveling Days Are Over June//1981 Article about a revival of Blues music in Kansas City with descriptions of particular musicians (Chick Willis, Charles Musselwhite, Claude Williams, Willie Cyrus, Koko Taylor, and disc jockey Lindsay Shannon...

109. The Bluz-Benderz The Bluz-Benderz May 2012 Brief bios on the members that make up the band Bluz-Benderz, including Andy Kinne, David Shewmaker, Dennis Nickell and Wally Binney.

110. The Day Mickey Came to Town The Day Mickey Came to Town July, 2005 Article contains the author's reminiscence of interviewing a young baseball prospect called up from Joplin to play for the Kansas City Blues--Mickey Mantle. Both Joplin and Kansas City were part of the...

111. The Success That Was Born in a Barn: There's Gold in Them 'Thar Blues The Success That Was Born in a Barn: There's Gold in Them 'Thar Blues February//1969 Article about the hockey team.

112. Three Blues Baseball Players Three Blues Baseball Players circa 1920s-1930s Three unidentified Kansas City Blues baseball players standing inside a near-empty stadium. The photograph was likely taken inside Muehlebach Field (22rd & Brooklyn) before a game.

113. Tree Dedicated to Lester ''Wizard'' King Tree Dedicated to Lester ''Wizard'' King May 1, 2006 Brief article describes the planting of a tree as a memorial to Kansas City bluesman Lester "Wizard" King. The oak tree was planted just north of the Charlie Parker statue in the plaza area behind the...

114. Where Crash Lands, Sparks Fly Where Crash Lands, Sparks Fly January 25, 2006 Article profiles KKFI-FM (90.1) radio personality "Connie Crash" (aka Connie Humiston). Crash and her "Soul Fixin' Blues" show on Tuesday afternoons are described as fixtures of the Kansas City blues scene....

115. Zack Wheat Posing with Boy Zack Wheat Posing with Boy circa 1928 Minneapolis Millers baseball player Zack Wheat poses with a young fan. The photograph was likely taken at Muehlebach Field (22nd & Brooklyn) before a game between the Kansas City Blues and Millers