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41. Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator 1999

42. Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman Biography of William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), Newspaperman 2009

43. Black High Society Black High Society August/27/1978 Article about the black high society in Kansas City, its relations to white high society, its prominent members such as funeral home chain owner Bruce Watkins, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Debutante Ball, the...

44. Case Closed Case Closed June 21, 2011 The Kansas City Police reopened the murder case of Leon Jordan and have identified his killer as James "Doc" Dearborn. Jordan, a former police officer and one of the founders of Freedom, Inc., was gunned...

45. Democratic National Convention Democratic National Convention 1928 Interior view of Democratic National Convention in Chicago.

46. Dick Bolling: Kansas City Power in the House Dick Bolling: Kansas City Power in the House July 1981 Biographical article about national representative from Missouri Richard "Dick" Bolling, or Richard Bolling, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the United States House of Representatives and known...

47. Dowdal Davis Dowdal Davis Vertical file contains multiple articles about Dowdal H. Davis, a politician and prominent member of the local African American community. Davis was a general manager of the Kansas City Call newspaper,...

48. Downtown 2001 Development Series Part 2 Downtown 2001 Development Series Part 2 October 2001 Photos, detailed maps, and article about the development plans for Downtown Kansas City, Missouri, defined by the Downtown Council as between "the Missouri River to 31st Street and from State Line Road...

49. Early Recollections of Missouri Early Recollections of Missouri April//1903 Reminiscences of Missouri politics and politicians from roughly the beginning of statehood to the Civil War, especially governors and state congressman from Saline County, Missouri, and their sense of...

50. Elected Officials Elected Officials January//2003 A listing of elected officials for federal, state, and Kansas Cityi's 20 area counties divided between Missouri and Kansas. Given is the official, contact information, party and when term expires.

51. Elected to California Legislature Elected to California Legislature November 18, 1966 Vertical file contains a biographical article with photo about Bill Greene, a native Kansas Citian and newly elected representative to the State Legislature of California in 1966. He was a graduate of...

52. Eli Thayer, Versatile New Englander, Promoted Free State Trek Eli Thayer, Versatile New Englander, Promoted Free State Trek April/17/1954 File containing a photo and article about Eli Thayer (1819-1899), "legislator, inventor and educator" of Massachusetts and organizer of "the Emigrant Aid society in opposition to the Southern statesmen...

53. Engineering--A Glance at the History of Railroads in Missouri Engineering--A Glance at the History of Railroads in Missouri July 1883 Mention of General Richard Gentry of Columbia, Missouri, as host of the engineering party of "the Louisiana & Columbia Railroad line" in "the first instrumental survey of a railroad line ever made in the...

54. Ex-County Executive Bill Waris Dies at 63 Ex-County Executive Bill Waris Dies at 63 September 19, 2007 Former Jackson County Executive Bill Waris died September 18, 2007. Waris, a former basketball coach and grade school principal, served two terms as county executive from 1982-1990. His accomplishments...

55. Faces of the Past Faces of the Past May 1991 Photo and biographical sketch of former federal representative of Missouri Richard Bolling, serving 24 years in Congress starting in 1948, visiting Kansas City occasionally in his semi-retirement for academic...

56. Fanfaronade Fanfaronade May/3/1935 Article about the bars, saloons, and similar "joints" on 12th Street in Kansas City, describing the types of people and businesses prevalent there in the Great Depression, including "underworld tycoon...

57. First Vehicle Crosses Bond Bridge First Vehicle Crosses Bond Bridge September 28, 2010 On September 27, 2010, Brad Regehr and his wife Wanda were the first to cross the new Christopher S. Bond Bridge (Bond Bridge) that replaces the Paseo Bridge. "More than 700 community leaders, politicians,...

58. Folk: The Story of a Little Leaven in a Great Commonwealth Folk: The Story of a Little Leaven in a Great Commonwealth December//1905 Photo and article about the political corruption in the Missouri state government with descriptions of several politicians such as Alexander Cochran, "state counselor for the Missouri Pacific" Railroad,...

59. Frank Walsh and His Relationship With the Kansas City Star Frank Walsh and His Relationship With the Kansas City Star 2007 A great deal of detail concerning Irish Kansas City lawyer and political figure, Frank Walsh. Includes information on his connection with the Board of Public Welfare, U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations,...

60. Grand Avenue, South from 8th Street Grand Avenue, South from 8th Street Postcard of Grand Avenue, South from 8th Street