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21. "When We First Come Here It All Looked Like Prairie Land Almost": Prairie Fire and Plains Settlement "When We First Come Here It All Looked Like Prairie Land Almost": Prairie Fire and Plains Settlement Summer 2007 The abstract to this article reads: "For centuries prairie fire was a formative environmental force on the Great Plains. In the nineteenth-century, however, Euro-Americans brought to the region dramatically...

22. $1 Million Makes a Big Difference $1 Million Makes a Big Difference August 15, 2007 The Black Archives of Mid-America will have a new home at a former park maintenance building at 17th Street and Woodland Avenue. The building already houses the Full Employment Council, but needs structural...

23. $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House April-May//1979 News of a grant from the W. J. Brace Charitable Trust to the Westport Historical Society for continued restoration of the Harris House at 40th and Baltimore.

24. $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House $10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House April-May//1979 Brief description of William Brace, or W. J. Brace, "chairman and president of the Gleaner-Harvester Corporation" and "one of Kansas City's earliest automobile dealers and distributors, associated with...

25. $100,000 Jump Starts Field Project $100,000 Jump Starts Field Project June/5/2002 The Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corporation has received a $100,000 grant from the National Football League's Grassroots Program and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation to build a multi-purpose...

26. $1,500,000 Worth of Brightness $1,500,000 Worth of Brightness August//1962 Photos and article about "the city-wide relighting program" of Kansas City, Kansas, with the Board of Public Utilities installing 500 miles and $1,500,000 worth of new residential street lights.

27. $18,000 Grant Gives Puppets Something to Sing About $18,000 Grant Gives Puppets Something to Sing About December 24, 2006 Paul Mesner Puppets has received one of the nine 2007 grants to Kansas City area arts organizations from the National Endowment for the Arts. The $18,000 NEA Access to Excellence grant is for the production...

28. $2.5 Million Grant Benefits Northeast $2.5 Million Grant Benefits Northeast January 26, 2011 The construction of a new Northeast community center is closer to reality with the help of a $2.5 million Economic Development Initiative (EDI) grant. The proposed site at 9th and Van Brunt would also...

29. $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City $3,335,000 Program for Kansas City July//1938 Article about the introduction of "100 new street cars, 34 new motor buses and 106 new trolley buses at a total expense of $3,335,000."

30. $4 Million to Union Station $4 Million to Union Station June 6, 2014 Article announces that the Hall Family Foundation has made a donation of four million dollars to Union Station to assist with planned improvements to this historic site. Union Station chief executive officer,...

31. $5 Million Grant Is for New Bridge: Clinton Administration Will Alot Funds to Help Build Structure Near $5 Million Grant Is for New Bridge: Clinton Administration Will Alot Funds to Help Build Structure Near Chouteau May/2/1996 News of the federal funding to assist in the construction of a new or repaired Chouteau Bridge, crossing the Missouri River between I-435 and I-35.

32. $6.88 Million in Urban Grants Made $6.88 Million in Urban Grants Made December 19, 2012 Article provides details concerning a series of grants awarded to urban redevelopment projects by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Julie Porter, Executive Director of LISC, is interviewed and...

33. ' I Plant Myself...Down on My Unquestionable Rights': Elijah Lovejoy's Fatal Stand for Freedom ' I Plant Myself...Down on My Unquestionable Rights': Elijah Lovejoy's Fatal Stand for Freedom October 1, 2006 Article tells the story of Elijah Lovejoy, St. Louis abolitionist. His impassioned denunciations of slavery in his newspaper, The Observer, incurred the wrath of pro-slavery elements. Lovejoy moved his...

34. ''...It Was Founded Upon a Rock'' ''...It Was Founded Upon a Rock'' July 1, 1953 History of the American Hereford Association with drawing of new headquarters building built at West 11th Street and Jefferson, including floor plans for all three floors. The Association began June 22,...

35. ''A Species of Town-Building Madness'': Quindaro and Kansas Territory, 1856-1862 ''A Species of Town-Building Madness'': Quindaro and Kansas Territory, 1856-1862 Autumn 2003 Story of the town of Quindaro, Kansas, which materialized for a short while on the Missouri River upriver from the Town of Kansas (Kansas City) in 1857. The site was selected by Abelard Guthrie and Charles...

36. ''A Stirring Effect on the Enemy'': Civil War Archaeology of Sharp's Cornfield at the 1861 Battle of ''A Stirring Effect on the Enemy'': Civil War Archaeology of Sharp's Cornfield at the 1861 Battle of Wilson's Creek, Missouri December 1, 2005 Wilson's Creek National Battlefield is located near Republic, Missouri, in the southwest part of Missouri around 15 miles from Springfield. "The battle was commemorated when Congress passed a joint resolution...

37. ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday May 10, 2006 The story of dress manufacturer Nell Donnelly Reed is captured in a new book and documentary film produced by her great great nephew Terence Michael O'Malley. The film is entitled "Nelly Don: A Stitch...

38. ''All the Camp was Weeping'' George Bent and the Sand Creek Massacre ''All the Camp was Weeping'' George Bent and the Sand Creek Massacre Summer 1995 Article gives the history of George Bent, halfbreed son of trader William Bent and his Indian wife Owl Woman, as well as his involvement with the Sand Creek Massacre which happened on November 29, 1864....

39. ''Aunt Maria'' Moore Is Dead ''Aunt Maria'' Moore Is Dead December 1, 2003 A reprint from "The Times", Pleasant Hill, Mo., May 8, 1936. Maria Moore came to Jackson County, Missouri as one of the slaves of Jabez Smith. She was later sold to Tom Thomas of Pleasant Hill and spent...

40. ''Better off in Hell'': The Evolution of the Kansas Red Legs ''Better off in Hell'': The Evolution of the Kansas Red Legs May 1, 2002 Comprehensive article covering the various border warfare groups along the Kansas-Missouri border during the Civil War. Includes names as Jim Lane, Charles Jennison, William S. Tough, John L. "Jack" Bridges,...