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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. ''Praising My People'' ''Praising My People'' Winter 2010-2011 Article examines newspaper coverage in Wichita, Kansas, during the early 1930s to show the media's response to the increasing inter-racial athletic scene. The Kansas City Monarchs are mentioned several...

3. '...Know This Church Was Loved' '...Know This Church Was Loved' June 22, 2011 The Melrose United Methodist Church located at 200 N. Bales in Kansas City closed its doors after 123 years. The church was built in 1926 when attendance was at more than 650, but as of recently the numbers...

4. 'Accidental' Lawyer Surprised by Top N. A. A. C. P. Post 'Accidental' Lawyer Surprised by Top N. A. A. C. P. Post February/3/1975 Photo and biographical article about Margaret Bush Wilson, or Margaret Wilson, a 55-year-old black lawyer of Saint Louis "bec[oming] the first black woman elected board chairman of the National Association...

5. 'Bleeding Kansas' Recalled 'Bleeding Kansas' Recalled April 1, 2004 To help people remember and learn about the era known as Bleeding Kansas," lawmakers in Washington have proposed creating a national heritage area involving two dozen Kansas counties." The legislation,...

6. 'Even Since the Hanging of Oliphant' 'Even Since the Hanging of Oliphant' Spring 2013 Article on the instances of mob violence that occurred in Topeka, Kansas in the latter half of the 19th century. On June 5, 1889, an estimated 10,000 to 12,000 people participating in the lynching of Nat...

7. 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned 'Freedom Mall' Envisioned June 7, 2010 Ed Hogan, Kansas City artist, has created four statues that "tell the stories of many slaves who once sought freedom across the Missouri River." The statues are part of the Kansas City River Trails Inc....

8. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines August//1937 Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

9. 'Like an Earthquake' 'Like an Earthquake' February 20, 2013 Article reports on a large natural gas explosion in the Country Club Plaza that injured at least 16 people and destroyed the iconic JJ's Restaurant at 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The force of the...

10. 'The Great Issue': Kansas Cityan [sic] Discusses Problem of Getting Rid of Blacks, Contending Country 'The Great Issue': Kansas Cityan [sic] Discusses Problem of Getting Rid of Blacks, Contending Country Is in First Stages of Disintegration August/27/1910 Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Moore, a Confederate veteran and journalist writing a book called "The Great Issue: An Argument" about the "degeneracy" in America caused by intermarriage...

11. 12th Street, East from Broadway 12th Street, East from Broadway Postcard of 12th Street, East from Broadway

12. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

13. 1700 Block of Charlotte 1700 Block of Charlotte Residences along the 1700 block of Charlotte; unidentified people on porch of house.

14. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1903 1903 Flood scene, flat boat loaded with people on river edge. Identified as “Flood of 1903â€. Perhaps the Kansas River.

15. 1908 Flood, near Union Depot 1908 Flood, near Union Depot Postcard view near Union Depot of 1908 Flood

16. 1998 Flood 1998 Flood October/4/1998

17. 20/20 Visionaries 20/20 Visionaries July 2014 Article spotlights 30 "visionaries" of Kansas City, the men and women who "pioneered the region, pushed our borders in new directions, set the stage from the growth of companies...and helped give this...

18. 31st Street and Troost Avenue 31st Street and Troost Avenue February 20, 1916 Intersection of 31st Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The Second Church of Christ Scientist is partially visible on one corner and Paul L. Hes... Drugs and the Westover Pharmacy on another....

19. 60-Minute City 60-Minute City March 22, 2008 Graphics and statistics reflecting what happens in Kansas City between 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in 2008. It was based on an article, "The Busiest Hour on Earth" that ran in New York's "World Magazine" in 1906....

20. A Ballerina for the People A Ballerina for the People Spring//1997 Profile of Westport Ballet Company founder and director Elizabeth Hard-Simms.