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61. Funding Focus Closes Liberty Memorial Museum Annexes. Funding Focus Closes Liberty Memorial Museum Annexes. November-December/24-1/1999 Discusses reallocation of funding and staff resources resulting in closing of Liberty Memorial Museum annexes in two Kansas City shopping centers.

62. Future Liberty Memorial Site Future Liberty Memorial Site ca1916 Looking southwest at the area across from the Union Station which would become the Liberty Memorial site. Sweeney School is under construction on the right.

63. Future Liberty Memorial Site Future Liberty Memorial Site ca1920 Looking southwest from Main Street and the future Pershing Road, toward the area across from Union Station and the future site of the Liberty Memorial. Sweeney School is in view on the right and a Sunshine...

64. Gay Night for Claudel: Ambassador Chuckles at Insight into Americanism Gay Night for Claudel: Ambassador Chuckles at Insight into Americanism March/22/1932 Article about the visit to Kansas City by Paul Claudel, "French ambassador to the United States," describing his ascension of the Liberty Memorial and Kansas City Power & Light Building and wining and...

65. General Ike's Day in Kansas City General Ike's Day in Kansas City July//1945 Photos and biographical article about General Dwight Eisenhower, a high-ranking military leader (and later President) returning from World War II Europe to his native Midwest (raised in Kansas) for a speech...

66. Getting It Done in Kansas City Getting It Done in Kansas City May 1921 Article about plans to build the Liberty Memorial, an art museum, and a civic center.

67. Gillham Road Gillham Road 1926 Looking west across Gillham from Hospital Hill.

68. Good Things From Historic Northeast Good Things From Historic Northeast September 24, 2003 Picture with caption showing the granite stone in the Liberty Memorial Walk of Honor for Ronnie DePasco, Missouri State Senator who recently died. As chair of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, DePasco was...

69. Graf Zeppelin over the Liberty Memorial Graf Zeppelin over the Liberty Memorial August 28, 1929 View of spectators watching the LZ-127 Graf Zeppelin pass over the north side of the Liberty Memorial on the morning of Aug. 28th, 1929. The airship was traveling from Los Angeles, CA to Lakehurst, NJ...

70. Green Spaces Green Spaces March 2008 A brief history of the parks and boulevard system in Kansas City and future plans for downtown green spaces. Included is a detailed map of parks throughout the city. Kansas City is home to 214 parks and...

71. H. Roe Bartle H. Roe Bartle World War I veteran and Kansas City mayor H. Roe Bartle and other unidentified military dignitaries review an Armistice Day Parade in 1960. Scene looking toward the north with figures standing by the shaft...

72. Handling Doubled Traffic with Dispatch Handling Doubled Traffic with Dispatch November/26/1921 Article about the management of heavy traffic in such large crowds as the American Legion Convention at the Liberty Memorial in 1921, with photos.

73. Helicopter Makes 2-Minute Hop to Terminal with Air Mail Helicopter Makes 2-Minute Hop to Terminal with Air Mail May 24, 1948 First cargo of letters ever dispatched here in a helicopter leaves the Liberty Memorial Mall in this craft, depicting the scene in a large photo.

74. Howard Reece Obituary Howard Reece Obituary March 25, 2004 Reece graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute and one of his works is the ceiling of Liberty Memorial. He died March 23, 2004.

75. I Changed Position and Moved into Film Immortality I Changed Position and Moved into Film Immortality October 8, 2006 Author recalls his participation in the move Article 99 as an extra during filming in Kansas City. The movie starred actors Kiefer Sutherland, Ray Liotta, Lea Thompson, Kathy Baker, John Mahoney, and Noble...

76. Industry Focus: Designs on Greater Kansas City Industry Focus: Designs on Greater Kansas City February 2001 Photos and article about local architects' views on Kansas City's best examples of structural architecture. Discussion of the area's borrowing and combination of several styles and corresponding issues...

77. James Bartrim Nourse James Bartrim Nourse Photos and information on James Bartrim Nourse, or James Nourse, a lawyer and World War I veteran born in Kentucky in 1888 and coming to Kansas City about 1909. Member of the 100-member committee initiating...

78. Jazz Musicians Play for a Slain Colleague Jazz Musicians Play for a Slain Colleague November/17/1980 File containing an obituary for Steve Harvey, a 27-year-old jazz saxophonist of Kansas City found beaten to death near Liberty Memorial Mall. Former player with Freddie Hubbard and Roy Ayers, honored at...

79. K. C.: The City Where Trails Begin K. C.: The City Where Trails Begin December/22/1926 Article about Kansas City, Missouri, and its claims to prominence as a Midwestern city, both in economic importance as "'Market-Basket of the World'" and in symbolic and geographic importance as a western...

80. Kansas City--Shows Missouri Kansas City--Shows Missouri February/4/1928 Pictorial article about the history and growth of Kansas City, with photos, illustration, and captions showing and describing the changes in Kansas City's appearance and functions from its early days to...