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1. . ..Presenting W. E. Bixby: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting W. E. Bixby: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month February//1949 Photo and biographical article about Walter Bixby, or Ed Bixby, president of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company and head of the American Life Convention. Native of Illinois starting out as an oil worker...

2. 35 Years to Finish Job 35 Years to Finish Job November 1974 Photos and biographical article about Daniel MacMorris, a painter starting out in Kansas City as a sculptor in 1908 of gargoyles on "the tunnel of love at the old Electric Park at 47th and Woodland" Avenues....

3. A Midtown Renaissance A Midtown Renaissance May//1976 Article about the revitalization of Westport and/or Midtown Kansas City, including business organizations and neighborhood associations reclaiming the area after decades of post-war suburban flight, through...

4. About Town: Some Ex-Kansas Citians Make Marks Elsewhere About Town: Some Ex-Kansas Citians Make Marks Elsewhere September/17/1974 Biographical article about former Kansas Citians achieving success in other cities, including the following: Homer Wadsworth, Nathan Stark, Robert Brown (former assistant city manager), Dave Dexter, Jr....

5. An Uneasy Peace Settles over Valentine An Uneasy Peace Settles over Valentine November//1981 Article about the distinctive architecture and character of the Valentine residential area between 31st and 39th Streets, Broadway Boulevard, and Southwest Trafficway largely owned and maintained by the...

6. Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) 1956 Short architectural biography of Kansas City architect William Drewin Wight, 1882-1947, listing some of his firm's major works, including the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, "Federal Courts Building," Kansas...

7. Biography of Thomas Wight (1874-1949) and William D. Wight (1882-1947), Architects Biography of Thomas Wight (1874-1949) and William D. Wight (1882-1947), Architects 2008

8. Bixby Brothers Build on Family Tradition in KC Insurance Bixby Brothers Build on Family Tradition in KC Insurance February 15, 2005 Brief article describing the elevation of R. Philip Bixby to the position of chairman of the board of Kansas City Life Insurance Co., and Walter E. Bixby III to the position of vice chairman of the company....

9. Bixby Estate Tax Bill Cut in Court Bixby Estate Tax Bill Cut in Court October/30/1970 Article about the tax debt of the Bixby family, "heirs to multi-million-dollar estates of major stockholders of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company," headed by Walter Edwin Bixby, or Walter Bixby, "board...

10. Bowling Team - Kansas City Life Bowling Team - Kansas City Life May 5, 1953 Group portrait of members of the Kansas City Life Insurance bowling team with trophy, identified as the 1953 champions of the South Central Business Association Bowling League.

11. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Clarence Norman Sears, or C. Norman Sears, secretary of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company at 3520 Broadway. Born in Hamilton, Missouri in 1874 and growing up in Clinton, Missouri...

12. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Charles Carroll, vice-president of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company at 3520 Broadway Boulevard. He was born in Illinois in 1877 and arrived in Kansas City in 1904 as an insurance...

13. David Torrens David Torrens 1938 Biographical sketch of David Thompson Torrens, or David Torrens, chairman of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company at 3520 Broadway. Born in Illinois in 1873 and coming to Kansas City in 1919 as a member...

14. Deaths: William L. McPherrin Deaths: William L. McPherrin July/12/1973 Obituary for William McPherrin, "82, of 321 Ward Parkway and San Mateo, Calif., an agent for the Kansas City Life Insurance Company" for 50 years and born in Kansas City.

15. Editorial Editorial July-August//1982 Drawings of building plans. Part of the Knickerbocker Apartments to be demolished, making way for computer center, to which editorial objects for planning reasons.

16. Entrance to Kansas City Life Insurance Building Entrance to Kansas City Life Insurance Building Close-up view of entrance.

17. Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid 1926-1929 This collection is composed of 69 black and white photographs of varying sizes and nine sketches and features business buildings compiled in scrapbook form by Henry D. Green in 1926-1928. Most of the pictures...

18. Herbert Wright Herbert Wright 1924 Photo and bio of Herbert Perry Wright, or Herbert Wright, "President of the H. P. Wright Investment Company." Born in Illinois in 1865 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as an investment banker and later...

19. Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Kansas City. ..The Way We Were //1981 Photo with brief description of the Kansas City Life Insurance Building at Broadway and Armour Boulevards, built in 1924.

20. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Photo and bio of J. B. Reynolds, president of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company at 35th and Broadway. Born in Illinois in 1871 and moving to Butler County, Missouri in 1888 before coming to Kansas...