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101. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Byrd Rice Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Byrd Rice March 4, 1931 Byrd Rice, "Chicago, star state's witness in the Bennett murder trial." Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game. She was acquitted....

102. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Martin Nelson Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Martin Nelson March 4, 1931 Martin Nelson, "secretary and treasurer of the Century Motors company, testified yesterday to the general reputation and good character of John G. Bennett," at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett....

103. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene March 5, 1931 Courtroom scene at the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. She is pictured in the foreground on the far right. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel...

104. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Myrtle Bennett, James A. Reed, and J. Francis O'Sullivan Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Myrtle Bennett, James A. Reed, and J. Francis O'Sullivan March 5, 1931 Following the verdict of not guilty, Myrtle Bennet talks with her attorneys. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband John G. Bennett on September 29, 1929, in a quarrel over a bridge game.

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105. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene Bennett Bridge Game Murder Trial, Courtroom Scene March 6, 1931 Judge Ralph S. Latshaw "has a parting word with James A. Reed, one of the attorneys for the defense" after the verdict in the murder trial of Mrs. Myrtle Bennett. Mrs. Bennett shot and killed her husband...

106. Chindowan Newspaper Chindowan Newspaper March 6, 2027 Mention of the "Chindowan" newspaper published in the old Quindaro section of Kansas City, Kansas.

107. City-Wide Library Week City-Wide Library Week March/1/1938 Illustration and article about the "city-wide 'Visit Your Library' Week" at the Kansas City Public Library, headed by "Miss Irene Gentry, acting librarian," and involving the following people and institutions...

108. Railroads Railroads March/22/1926

109. Kansas City a Thriving Village in the Days of '67 Kansas City a Thriving Village in the Days of '67 March/22/1936 Description of an 1867 city directory, too large at the time to be published by a Kansas City press.

110. South Siders Getting Thrill from Sight-Seeing in House of Annie Chambers: Colorful Figure in Red Light South Siders Getting Thrill from Sight-Seeing in House of Annie Chambers: Colorful Figure in Red Light District for Half Century Relates Her Story Nightly May/15/1932 Article about stories told by Annie Chambers (1842-1935), the notorious Kansas City madam, about her past and about her brothel built at 3rd and Wyandotte Streets in 1871, including photos of her as a...

111. Honor Kansas City Explorer after Half a Century: Dr. Edwin R. Heath, 3343 Forest Avenue, Who Discovered Honor Kansas City Explorer after Half a Century: Dr. Edwin R. Heath, 3343 Forest Avenue, Who Discovered South American River in 1880, Given Unique Distinction May/18/1924 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Dr. Edwin Heath, a Kansas City physician and explorer and mapper of a previously undiscovered South American River called the Beni in 1880, with the...

112. Killing Pretty Boy Killing Pretty Boy May/20/1990 Article about the possibly intentional framing of Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, in 1934 as "the key trigger man" behind the 1933 Union Station Massacre in Kansas City, with premature reports at the Kansas...

113. Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey November 14, 1931 Group of four men seated at a table eating. From left, Jerry "The Greek" Luvadis, boxing trainer; Capt. William H. Meyers of the Westport police station; Jack Dempsey, heavyweight boxer; and Solly Katz,...

114. Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey Men Seated at a Table with Boxer Jack Dempsey November 14, 1931 Group of four men seated at a table eating. From left, Jerry "The Greek" Luvadis, boxing trainer; Capt. William H. Meyers of the Westport police station; Jack Dempsey, heavyweight boxer; and Solly Katz,...

115. Grand Theater Grand Theater November 24, 1907 The [Grand Opera] House was built on the site of the old Midland Theater, which was formerly the old Panorama house in which the famous spectacle, "Battle of Gettysburg" was portrayed and at that time...

116. Sunset Lodge, Once Center of Elaborate Country Estate Here, May Be Torn Down to Lessen Burden of Taxes: Sunset Lodge, Once Center of Elaborate Country Estate Here, May Be Torn Down to Lessen Burden of Taxes: Famous Store House Near Swope Park Has Had Amazing History and Has Piqued Curiosity of Many Passing Tourists November/12/1933 Article with several photos of Sunset Lodge, the estate residence of Thomas Melard Barr, or Thomas Barr (1843-1923), built by him in 1901-1902 at 4001 East 67th Street, at the intersection of 67th and...

117. 39th and Main Business District 39th and Main Business District November/2/1929 Building projects in the still thriving business district with "the most" assorted building ages in the city.

118. John McKecknie John McKecknie November/2/1929 Article about the architecture in Westport designed by architect John McKecknie.

119. Pla-Mor Amusement Center Pla-Mor Amusement Center November/6/1927 Ad for the Pla-Mor Amusement Center with a large illustration and map of the building.

120. New Home of REO-Shoftstall, Inc. New Home of REO-Shoftstall, Inc. November/6/1927 Photo and caption for the new REO-Shoftstall automobile dealership at 1612 Grand Avenue, formerly the site of the factory for REO Motor Company, having just moved to 26th and Grand Avenue.