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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. ''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,...

3. 12th Street 12th Street November 1, 1965 12th Street was formerly known as Ottawa Street. George Fuller Green and Calvin Manon found this information shown on an old 1863 plat map in November 1965, with the city's numbered streets originally...

4. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

5. 1840 Kansas City Map 1840 Kansas City Map Reprint of Father Nicolas Point's 1840 map, from a Kansas City Times article entitled "Earliest Map of Kansas City," depicting the locations of the homes of his parishioners, in the area of the West Bottoms,...

6. A Brief History of Old Westport A Brief History of Old Westport Spring 2004 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part three, the conclusion. It states that "by the early 40's the number of residents had grown to 2,500, and by 1848 or 1849 Westport's...

7. A Brief History of the Six Mile Territory A Brief History of the Six Mile Territory Fall//2002 This article was first printed in the Six Mile Baptist Cookbook. It gives the early history of the area, including notes about the Osage Indians, Fort Osage, Sibley, and what took place in the "six-mile"...

8. A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets Spring 2005 Article looks at some Kansas City streets that run east-west as well as some north-south streets and gives the names today compared to the names used in early Kansas City. Also included in the article...

9. A Home District Beautiful A Home District Beautiful February 1921 Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...

10. A Storied History Amid Hoopla A Storied History Amid Hoopla March 13, 2005 The Big 12 college basketball tournament plays its last game March 13, 2005, in Kemper Arena. The arena has seen 31 years of use and such events as the 1976 Republican National Convention and big names...

11. A Street Walker's Guide to Kansas City A Street Walker's Guide to Kansas City November 1979 Thorough article on the variety of street names in Kansas City, with their origins, including discarded street names, as well as associated neighborhoods, buildings, and people.

12. About Us About Us June/6/1998

13. Addenda Addenda June//1973 Collection of the "gold mine of errors" in a book review about the Platte River Road with several mistaken references to pioneer Kansas City and Westport names and places, including the name of Westport...

14. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 2 with Hands and Flowers Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 2 with Hands and Flowers ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing eight small advertising or calling cards arranged around one larger central card. The central card shows a man bowing and a woman curtsying as they are introduced. It says: "Geo....

15. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 46 with Calling Cards Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 46 with Calling Cards ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing four advertising cards and ten calling cards. The advertising cards each show a woman or child. The names on the calling cards are under a flap with images of flowers and hands...

16. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 47 with Calling Cards Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 47 with Calling Cards ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing four advertising cards and ten calling cards. The advertising cards each show a woman or child; one woman holds a cat, one child reads, one child carries a box. The names on the...

17. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 56 with Children Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 56 with Children ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards showing the following:
1. An African American man holding a duck and basket. Card says: "Chas. E. Marsh, Printer & Stationer, Greenville, N. H."
2....

18. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 74 with Calling Cards Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 74 with Calling Cards ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing 12 calling cards with images of flowers, hands, and doves or pigeons. Each image is on a flap which lifts up to reveal a name. Names include: Harry F. Hively, Anna M. White, Grace...

19. Advertising Cards Vertical Files Advertising Cards Vertical Files These business or company name vertical files for the advertising cards from the late nineteenth century (circa 1880s-1900) have information about the company or business or people involved.

20. African Americans in Early Kansas City Theater African Americans in Early Kansas City Theater 2007 This book contains information concerning African Americans and their participation in early Kansas City theater and entertainment. Information includes performers names and where they played. See the...