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Zumwalt's Fort: An Archaeological Study of Frontier Process in Missouri
Three chapters of an extensive article concerning the remains found at Fort Zumwalt of Indian Artifacts and artifacts of the Zumwalt family (headed by Jacob Zumwalt) and Heald family (headed by Nathan...
Zooming In On the KC Flash
March 14, 2004
Article about local race car driver Masten Gregory. A new book entitled "Masten Gregory: Totally Fearless" has been written by Michael J. Cox. Gregory raced at Indianapolis as well as in Europe in the...
Zoological Society of Kansas City
Folder contains a letter dated January 9, 1932, addressed to Purd B. Wright, written by Bryce B. Smith who was a part of the Board of Managers of the Zoological Society of Kansas City. Letter contains...
Zoo's Great Ape House is No More
September 25, 2015
Article announces that demolition of the Great Ape House at the Kansas City Zoo has commenced. A brief history of the structure is provided. Zoo Directory Randoy Wisthoff is interviewed and discusses the...
Zoning Maps, Kansas City, Missouri
Zoning ordinance (1923) accompanied with 14 plates of maps "showing use districts."
Zoning Map, Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri, color-coded zoning map of nine zone classifications, including residence, retail, and industrial zones. "Information taken from city ordinance No. 45608 and the latest official data...
Zoning Map of Kansas City, Missouri
Zoning map of Kansas City with shading indicating zoning districts. Key on map. "Red areas indicate the location of zoning changes during the period June 1952 to January 1956."
Zoning for the Pornographic Arts: Technical Bulletin 1
Discussion of the legal and locational issues involved in businesses dealing with pornographic, as opposed to obscene, material.
Photograph and article about proposed development of apartments on a semi-rural stretch of North Waukomis Drive in Kansas City's Northland. Many residents oppose the rezoning of the area.
Discusses the political maneuverings and career of city council member Jim Rowland.
Zona Rosa Celebrates First Year in Kansas City
Article describes the first year of existence of the Northland shopping district, Zona Rosa. The area was designed to be pedestrian-friendly, mixing retail, residential, office, and entertainment space....
Obituary for Miss Zola Palmer, a widely-known organist in Kansas City for 20 years, dying in 1972.
Zion's Daughter: Nineteenth Century Missouri Experiences of a Mormon Woman--Mary Elizabeth Rollins
Description of early Moromonism and the 1838 Mormon War in Missouri from the point of view of Mary Elizabeth Rollins, a New Yorker who became a follower of Joseph Smith Jr. in Kirtland, Ohio.
Zion in Her Desolation
Article about the expulsion of the Latter Day Saints from Jackson County, Missouri, in 1833 and 1863 by Jackson County officials and Federal forces, partly over "the question of slavery."
Zines Allow Publishers Free Voice
Describes availability, content, and production of self-published "zines".
Zieman named "Star" President and Publisher
March 7, 2008
"Mark Zieman, editor of "The Kansas City Star" since 1997, was named president and publisher," March 6, 2008. His promotion leaves the editor position open. Zieman joined "The Star" in 1986 and became...
Zerelda James at Jesse James' Grave
Postcard of the Grave of Jesse James at Excelsior Springs, Missouri, with his mother standing beside the tombstone.
Zenas Leonard: Fur Trapper, Early Sibley, Missouri Merchant [and] The Leonard Narrative
Biographical articles about Zenas Leonard (1809-1857), "one of the first settlers in what is now Jackson County, Missouri," in 1831, writing a book (pictured) about his adventures as a fur trader west...
Zenas Leonard--Fur Trader, Early Sibley Merchant
Article describing the life of fur trader Zenas Leonard (1809-1857) and his stops at "the former site of Fort Osage" in 1831 and again in about 1840 when the site had become "a hustling-bustling frontier...
File containing photo and information on Zelema Harris, president of Penn Valley Community College in 1988 (at the age of 48), president of Pioneer Community College in 1980 (adjacent to Penn Valley),...
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