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1. A New Journey with Shifra Stein A New Journey with Shifra Stein May, 2003 Article profiles the writing and artwork of Shifra Stein, one of Kansas City's best known travel writers.

2. Bibliography of African Americans Bibliography of African Americans Second of two files of various bibliographies of books and other materials by and about African Americans held by the Kansas City Public Library "Social Science Department."

3. Bibliography on African Americans Bibliography on African Americans First of two files containing various bibliographies of books and other materials by and about African Americans held by the Kansas City Public Library "Social Science Department."

4. Bittersweet: Late Kansas Citian's 40-year-old Novel Is Published At Last Bittersweet: Late Kansas Citian's 40-year-old Novel Is Published At Last April 6, 2003 Article is an excerpt from the book "Such Sweet Thunder" by Kansas City's Vincent O. Carter who died in 1983. It is a 1963 novel that was not published during his lifetime.

5. Carter, Vincent O. Carter, Vincent O. File of materials on author Vincent Carter.

6. County Fare County Fare August 25-31, 2005 Article describing Kansas City novelist Whitney Terrell's 2005 The King of Kings County. The novel recounts the development of a sprawling suburban county outside a major Midwestern city.

7. Following Their Passions Following Their Passions October, 2004 Article profiles three Kansas City professionals who have achieved success and notoriety in the "passions" they pursue in their spare time.

8. G. B. Buster G. B. Buster File containing a photo and article about G. B. Buster, winner of the 1954 Pageant Press book contest for his book "Brighter Sun," based on his grandfather's life as a slave. Buster was also a retired...

9. His Star is Rising His Star is Rising September 2002 Profile of John Scott Shepard, a novelist and screenwriter with Kansas City roots. Shepard, who attended UMKC and lives in Kansas City, includes "Joe Somebody" and "Life or Something Like It" among his...

10. Jean Wiedenmann Sanderson Jean Wiedenmann Sanderson October 20, 2005 Obituary for Jean Wiedenmann Sanderson who died October 16, 2005, in Overland Park. She was born October 14, 1927, in Kansas City to George and Myrle Wiedenmann. Her heritage goes back to the Wiedenmann...

11. Lenore Carroll Lenore Carroll 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area as well as their photograph. Included is local author Lenore Carroll.

12. Librarian Dorothea Hyle Librarian Dorothea Hyle January/18/1944 Article mentioning Dorothea Hyle as "chief of the circulation department" of the Kansas City Public Library and organizer of its display on local authors.

13. Librarian Dorothea Hyle Librarian Dorothea Hyle February/23/1944 Article mentioning Dorothea Hyle as "head of the circulation department, who is in charge of the display" of local authors at the Kansas City Public Library.

14. Literary Excellence Honored Literary Excellence Honored April 21, 2007 Three Kansas City-area writers receive the 2006 William Rockhill Nelson Award for literary excellence: Candice Millard for non-fiction; Whitney Terrell for fiction; and Kevin Prufer for poetry.

15. Living Life To Its Fullest Living Life To Its Fullest August 20, 2003 Feature article on local historian and writer Dory DeAngelo. Growing up in the Northeast area, Dory discovered at an early age she had a love for the theater and acting. Although she never made it big...

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18. Local Authors: Writers Produce for Large Readership Local Authors: Writers Produce for Large Readership Spring//1997 Photo and description of Barbara Unell, "the former editor of 'Twins' magazine--and the mother of twins" herself. Also co-author of "three books with local psychologist Jerry Wyckoff in addition to two...

19. Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Spring//1997 Photo and biographical description of Joseph Schultz, director of "UMKC's classical and ancient studies program" and author of the book "Mid-America's Promise" about the "Kansas City Jewry."

20. Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Local Authors: Writers Produce for Larger Readership Spring//1997 Brief biography of Frank Adler in a collection of brief bios of Kansas City area Jewish authors, including his work on a book on the history of the Temple B'nai Jehudah called "Roots in a Moving Stream."...