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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
A Chat with Bishop Hogan: Kansas City's Roman Catholic Prelate Talks of Other Times
Portrait and biographical article about the 81-year-old Reverend John Hogan, the first Catholic bishop of the Kansas City Diocese, living at "the Episcopal residence in West Twelfth Street" and reminiscing...
A Chat with the Farm Editor: A Missouri Town Bounces Back after Shift in Agricultural Economy
Article about the economic recovery through cooperation among local businesses, government, and farmers in "Trenton, Mo., a city about 100 miles northeast of Kansas City in Grundy County," also with a...
A Chronicle of Freedom
February 19, 2012
In-depth interview of Emiel Cleaver, son of U.S. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver II and former KC mayor. His film, called "Freedom Is Now," is about "Kansas City's oldest and most powerful African-American political...
A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986
A 314 page spiral bound booklet which features local big band leader Warren Durrett. It contains 13 chapters with content arranged in chronological order. Within the pages are photocopies of newspaper...
A Church Bazaar Recalls Pioneer Times Here
Article about the contribution to the early growth of the Kansas City area by the town of New Santa Fe located at present-day 125th and State Line Roads. Mentions wagon trains to the Southwest and the...
A Church Leader Dies
Photo and obituary for Reverend Clarence Skinner, "71 years old, of the Reorganized Latter Day Saint church at Independence." Native of Iowa coming to Kansas City about 1929 "as bishop of the Kansas City...
A City Divided: Kansas City in the 19th Century
Third in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City history. Focus on the 1850s-1860s, during the destructive but pivotal times of war over slavery in the Kansas City area.
A City of Glass
Article provides information on the glass in the new Sprint Center as well as other buildings downtown which contain a lot of glass. For the Sprint Center the following information is provided: 2,204 panels...
A Classic goal for bank
October 10, 2003
Article describes plans for new Federal Reserve bank building near Penn Valley Park. President Thomas M. Hoenig, said the New York architectural firm of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and the Kansas City firm...
A Club Founder Dies
Death notice of the founder and first president of the club established in 1917 for women's Downtown meetings and luncheons.
A Collector Extraordinaire
April 20, 2012
David Spivey is the subject of the Tribute section of the Remembrances column. "Born in Oklahoma, David spent most of his life in Kansas City. He was a graduate of Rockhurst High School, Central Missouri...
A Colorful Career Comes To a Close
August 16, 2007
Prominent Kansas City sports figure Jerry Green died August 15, 2007, at the age of 77. He was "a flamboyant Kansas City businessman who owned banks and radio stations and tried to buy the Kansas City...
A Colorful Shop Building: First Structure Completed in Country Club Plaza Development Is Brightened by American Adaptation of Spanish Motif
Photos and article about "the first building to be completed in the very ambitious Country Club Plaza business development outlined in that general vicinity by the J. C. Nichols Company." Designed in "Spanish...
A Convict Looks Back at the 1954 Missouri Penitentiary Riots
Article about the 1954 riots at the Missouri State Penitentiary in Jefferson City, Missouri. Riot included killings, fires, destruction of over $10 million to state property and most of the prison. Also...
A Country Doctor of Kansas in National Spotlight Today
Photos and biographical article about Dr. Charles Hoover, a 76-year-old physician in Overbrook, Kansas, "68 miles west of Kansas City in Osage County," Kansas, featured on the national television show...
A County Official Resigns His Post
Photo and biographical article about Paul Edwards, former "Jackson County co-ordinator of intergovernmental relations," resigning "to join the Institute for Community Studies as a specialist in urban programs"...
A Couple of Winners
Article profiles Joe and Kay McGuff. In 1997, five years after retiring from a long career as a journalist with the Kansas City Star, Joe McGuff was diagnosed with amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
A Courthouse Revival
January 2, 2008
The historic Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, on the National Register of Historic Places and originally constructed in 1836, is slated for major renovations. Currently "senior citizens...
A Creative Powerhouse Behind the Scoreboard
August 6, 2008
A local company, Dimension X Design, also known as DXD, produces the graphics for the Kansas City Royals new scoreboard. This company, founded by Sean Hopkins, works with 100-plus professional teams, "doing...
A Crowning Achievement
July 25, 2010
Former Kansas City Royals manager Whitey Herzog will become the 20th manager inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place July 25, 2010, at the HOF in Cooperstown, New York. Herzog...
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