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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. 'Give 'Em Hell, Mayor Davis!' 'Give 'Em Hell, Mayor Davis!' December//1968 Photos and article about one day in the life of Kansas City Mayor Ilus Davis, with insights on his activities and discussions of various civic issues of the late 1960s, following the race riots.

3. . ..Presenting H. Roe Bartle: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting H. Roe Bartle: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month August//1948 Photo and biographical article about H. Roe Bartle, "chief executive of the Kansas City Council of the Boy Scouts of America" and later mayor of Kansas City in the 1950s. Also a nation-wide lecturer, veteran...

4. . ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month July//1948 Photo and biographical article about John Gage, former mayor of Kansas City from 1940 to 1946, afterwards serving as "attorney and a director of the Kansas City American Royal Association" and previously...

5. 7 Former Mayors at Van Horn Home 7 Former Mayors at Van Horn Home July/18/1915 File containing a biographical article about the "picnic at the home of Colonel Robert T. Van Horn at [his home at the] Evanston [railway station in Independence] in honor of Kansas City's most distinguished...

6. A Conversation with . . . Carol Marinovich A Conversation with . . . Carol Marinovich January 1, 2006 Article profiling Carol Marinovich, named Kansas Citian of the Year for 2005 by the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce. Marinovich was the first female elected to the Kansas City, KS City Council...

7. A Founder of Kansas City Dead A Founder of Kansas City Dead January/18/1916 Photo and obituary for Colonel Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), a former mayor, newspaper editor, and Union officer of Kansas City.

8. A Mayor For All People A Mayor For All People July 18, 2008 Article profiles Blue Springs, Mo. mayor Carson Ross, the first African American to hold that office. Prior to being elected mayor, Ross, a Republican, served for eight years on the Blue Springs City Council...

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Milton Payne, a railroad investor and realtor and former mayor of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1829 and coming to Kansas City in 1850 as a dry goods merchant before being elected mayor...

10. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Webster Davis, mayor, judge, and orator in Kansas City, born in Pennsylvania in 1861, moving to Missouri after the Civil War and to Kansas City in 1887, becoming mayor in 1894.

11. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of William Cowherd, "attorney at law," born in Jackson County in 1860, becoming a lawyer in 1882 and mayor in 1892.

12. A Reaction against Reform A Reaction against Reform April/25/1908 Article describing the reform policies of Mayor Beardsley leading to his replacement, including strict enforcement of anti-vice types of laws.

13. A Taste of Campaign Things to Come A Taste of Campaign Things to Come November/19-24/1998 Describes the field of candidates for the 1999 mayoral election.

14. A Visit with Ike Davis--The Mayor-Elect Gets Set for His Big New Job A Visit with Ike Davis--The Mayor-Elect Gets Set for His Big New Job April/7/1963 Biographical article about the new and 48th mayor of Kansas City, Ilus Davis, with photos and discussion of his ideas for the city. Description of his life and career, born in Kansas City in 1917 at 27th...

15. Albert Beach Albert Beach 1968 Photo and bio of Albert Isaac Beach, or Albert Beach (1883-1939), mayor of Kansas City from 1924 to 1930 "under whose administration a city manager type of government was voted."

16. Alexander Harris Alexander Harris 1968 Photo and bio of Alexander Harris (1820-1898), twice mayor of Kansas City in 1866 and in 1888, born "either in Kentucky or Tennessee" and keeping a saloon in Kansas City by the early 1850s "on Main Street...

17. An Interview With Emanuel Cleaver An Interview With Emanuel Cleaver 1975-11-18 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded November 18, 1975 at St. James United Methodist Church. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc;...

18. An Interview With Ilus Davis An Interview With Ilus Davis 1976-05-15 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded May 15, 1976. 3 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 3 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

19. Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope Athlete Who Inspired ''The Blind Side'' Shares His Message of Hope March 3, 2011 Michael Oher, the Baltimore Ravens football player made famous in the movie "The Blind Side," was the keynote speaker at the 50th annual Greater Kansas City Area Mayors' Prayer Breakfast, March 2, 2011....

20. Auditorium Plaza Garage Auditorium Plaza Garage December 4, 1955 During dedication and opening ceremonies, Mayor William E. Kemp discusses garage with unidentified man.