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161. SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....

162. SC55 Felice Lyne Papers Finding Aid SC55 Felice Lyne Papers Finding Aid 1908-1941 (bulk 1911-1915) Felice Lyne was born in Slater, Missouri, but received her early education and musical training in Kansas City. She achieved her greatest success in a number of operatic roles primarily in Europe, and...

163. SC4 Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid SC4 Charles L. Johnson Papers Finding Aid 1861-1951 Charles Johnson, ragtime musician and composer and arranger, spent most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri. It is believed that he made the first orchestra arrangement for the song "Missouri Waltz" and...

164. SC184 Apollo Club of Kansas City Collection Finding Aid SC184 Apollo Club of Kansas City Collection Finding Aid 1897-1899 The Apollo Club of Kansas City Collection consists of four concert programs from 1897 to 1899, as well as a photocopy of a newspaper clipping from the Kansas City World with pictures and names of club...

165. SC17 Ruth Cady Austin Collection Preliminary Inventory SC17 Ruth Cady Austin Collection Preliminary Inventory 1912-1947 This small collection contains musical directories, programs, catalogs and invitations all pertaining to musical activities in Kansas City. The collection includes printed sources for the Choral Art Club,...

166. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

167. SC15-1 James J. Akard Papers Finding Aid SC15-1 James J. Akard Papers Finding Aid 1861-1917 (bulk 1861-1865) James J. Akard was born July 7, 1838, in Polk County, Missouri. He was captain of Company A, Eighth Missouri State Militia Cavalry during the Civil War. After the war he was elected to the state legislature...

168. SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid SC125 David H. Perkins Papers Finding Aid 1940-2010 and n.d. The David H. Perkins Papers contain correspondence, publications, writings, photographs, artwork, and ephemera created and collected by David H. Perkins over the course of his life. A life-long Kansas...

169. SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid SC1-4 Clyde Hahn Collection Finding Aid ca. 1920-1980 Collection contains seven scrapbooks and other items compiled by Clyde Hahn, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawks Club. Within the collection can be found photographs, correspondence, newspaper...

170. SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid SC1-3 Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid ca. 1920-2003 Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...

171. SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid SC1-2 Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid ca. 1950s-1990s Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...

172. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...

173. Saying Farewell with Music: Bandleader's Joy, Humor, Generosity are Remembered Saying Farewell with Music: Bandleader's Joy, Humor, Generosity are Remembered April 1, 2002 Funeral services for Warren Durrett included Marilyn Maye singing, a jazz quartet and remembrances of Durrett.

174. Sax Man Kynard is Dead at 92 Sax Man Kynard is Dead at 92 July 8, 2012 Photo and obituary for Ben Kynard (1920-2012), the Kansas City jazz musician known for writing "Red Top" when he performed with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra.

175. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1957, Page p106 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1957, Page p106 1939-1957 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W, 11th Street and from Washington Street east to Broadway, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

176. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p106 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1A, 1939-1949, Page p106 1939-1949 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W, 11th Street and from Washington Street east to Broadway, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

177. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p032 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p032 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W. 11th Street and from Pennsylvania Avenue east to Broadway, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page...

178. Saluting the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz Saluting the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz December, 2003 Article describing the Elder Statesmen of Kansas City Jazz, an entity of the Mutual Musicians Foundation that honors "musicians and music industry professionals for their contributions to performing and...

179. Sally Joyce Sally Joyce 1935 Partial frontal portrait of Sally Joyce; photo autographed. Identified on the back of the photo as a Blues singer.

180. Rusty Tucker of the Scamps Dies Rusty Tucker of the Scamps Dies July 1, 2006 Brief item reporting the death of Orestie "Rusty" Tucker, drummer, singer, and sometimes-trumpet player of The Scamps, a Kansas City jazz group. Tucker died June 14, 2006, at age 80.