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1. 'Unsung hero' of Civil Rights Dies 'Unsung hero' of Civil Rights Dies August 23, 2010 Article about John M. Swomley who died August 16, 2010, at the age of 95. Swomley was a professor of Christian ethics at Saint Paul School of Theology from 1960 to 1984. He was a pacifist and a close associate...

2. A Stately and Serene Oasis in Kessler Park A Stately and Serene Oasis in Kessler Park February 13, 2011 A short description of the Colonnade and JFK Memorial in Kessler Park located at the intersection of Gladstone Boulevard and St. John Avenue. The Colonnade, designed by Henry Wright and possibly based...

3. Anita Russell Leads Kansas City NAACP Anita Russell Leads Kansas City NAACP July 9-15, 2010 Article profiles Anita Russell, president "of the Kansas City, Mo. branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People since 2001." Also includes description of some of the issues...

4. Augustus Koch, City Viewmaker Augustus Koch, City Viewmaker July 2010 Article about a recent acquisition by Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Kansas City, a map entitled Bird's Eye View of Kansas City, Missouri, includes a biography of Augustus Koch. Koch "spent half...

5. Benjamin Davis Benjamin Davis 1947-1950 File contains multiple articles about Brigadier-General Benjamin O. Davis, “the first Negro general in the United States Army.” Davis was the commander of the Fourth Cavalry brigade in World War II,...

6. Benton's KC Flood Painting for Sale Benton’s KC Flood Painting for Sale May 18, 2011 Thomas Hart Benton’s “Flood Disaster (Homecoming—Kaw Valley)” is set to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in New York on May 19, 2011. The painting “was inspired by the devastating floods of the summer...

7. Blaze Causes Heavy Damage Blaze Causes Heavy Damage November 30, 2010 The Milburn Golf & Country Club was heavily damaged by fire on November 29, 2010. Located at 7501 W. 69th St. in Overland Park, Kansas, the club dates to 1917 and was built on the Strang Line Interurban...

8. Bones Revive Earhart Mystery Bones Revive Earhart Mystery December 18, 2010 Scientists at the University of Oklahoma are analyzing “three bone fragments found on a deserted South Pacific island” that could be those of aviatrix Amelia Earhart. The International Group for Historic...

9. Branch Department Branch Department February//1942 Report on inventory of books.

10. Building an Empire Building an Empire September 2010 Profile of sculptor, restaurateur, and "TV personality," Stretch. He was one of the first artists to invest and establish himself in the Crossroads Arts District.

11. Butternut Bread Advertisements Butternut Bread Advertisements Two large advertisements for Butternut Bread and ties to events in Kansas City history.

12. Church Owner is Trying to Forestall Wrecking Ball Church Owner is Trying to Forestall Wrecking Ball December 18, 2010 Article about the Holy Name Catholic Church, located at 23rd Street and Benton Boulevard. Construction began on the church in 1911 and was completed in 1928 after a delay in funding. Now the structure...

13. Communal Institutions, Foundations Strengthen Jewish Community Communal Institutions, Foundations Strengthen Jewish Community June 30, 2010 Descriptions of important Jewish institutions in the Kansas City area include date founded, functions and activities and current directors.

14. Community Archives Wants Your Stuff Community Archives Wants Your Stuff August 13, 2010 The Jewish Community Archives of Greater Kansas City is housed at The Western Historical Manuscript Collection-Kansas City. Its new executive director, Judy Parelman, has put out a call for contributions...

15. Councilwoman Beth Gottstein Councilwoman Beth Gottstein Fall 2010 Profile of Beth Gottstein who served on the Kansas City City Council from 2007 to 2011. As well as her personal goals and accomplishments, Gottstein comments on city government and Kansas Citians.

16. Dedication of Spalding Westport Map Dedication of Spalding Westport Map October 1989 Group portrait of female library staff and unidentified man. L to R: Anna Horn, Associate Director for Main; unidentified; Gloria Maxwell, Department Manager, Missouri Valley Special Collections.

17. Downtown Project Gets a New Deadline Downtown Project Gets a New Deadline January 28, 2011 The building that once housed the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, located at 925 Grand Boulevard, is part of a redevelopment plan by Jason Townsend. Townsend purchased the 90-year old building in...

18. Editorial: Minuteman Recruiter Editorial: Minuteman Recruiter April/1/1962 Article about a radical military group, called the Minutemen, possibly working with a member of the library staff.

19. Edward Dwight Edward Dwight 1963-1965 File contains multiple articles about Captain Edward J. Dwight, Jr., the first African American receiving aerospace training as an astronaut. Dwight was from Kansas City, Kansas. He ultimately was not...

20. Farewell to an Eyesore Farewell to an Eyesore December 1, 2010 Tony Krsnich won unanimous approval from the Planned Industrial Expansion Authority for a 25-year property tax abatement to restore the Chatham Apartments located at 3701 Broadway. The Chatham Apartments...