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1. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

2. A Century in Print: The Newspaper Business in Johnson County, 1860-1960 A Century in Print: The Newspaper Business in Johnson County, 1860-1960 Winter 2001 Detailed article about the history of news publishing in Johnson County, Kansas. "In no other state's history has the press played such an active and pervasive role in community life. This is evident in...

3. Anna Belle Cartwright: Trail Scholar and Sculptor Anna Belle Cartwright: Trail Scholar and Sculptor August, 2005 Article describes the life and work of Anna Belle Cartwright, a museum curator, sculptor, and historian who passed away on October 21, 2001. Cartwright was commissioned in 1951 by J.C. Nichols to create...

4. Bennett 'Lived Life to Fullest': Former Governor Fondly Recalled at Memorial Service Bennett 'Lived Life to Fullest': Former Governor Fondly Recalled at Memorial Service October/13/2000 Photo and obituary article about Robert Bennett (~1927-2000), former governor of Kansas from 1975 to 1979, a Kansas state senator "from 1965 to 1975, mayor of Prairie Village, Kansas, from 1957 to 1965,...

5. Bills Would Remove Restrictive Covenants Bills Would Remove Restrictive Covenants January 19, 2006 Article reports several bills before the Kansas Legislature in January, 2006 which would require homes associations in Kansas to remove racially motivated restrictive covenants. Although such covenants...

6. Celebrating Community Celebrating Community December 30, 2009 Article describes Trinity Anglican Church which is celebrating its 30th anniversary January 2010. The rector, The Very Rev. Forrest Burgett, describes the congregation as "very traditional."

7. Cinderella Sings Cinderella Sings August/26/2001 File containing photos and a biographical article about Joyce DiDonato, a 32-year-old opera singer in New York City, resident of Platte County, Missouri, and native of Prairie Village, Kansas.

8. City Window: Somewhere between Big Foot and "The New Yorker" City Window: Somewhere between Big Foot and "The New Yorker" August 1981 Biographical article about cartoonist or cartoon artist Bruce Cochran of Kansas City, with photo, illustration, and description of his somewhat controversial career, working out of Prairie Village, Kansas,...

9. David Morton Obituary David Morton Obituary September 29, 2011 David Morton of Prairie Village, Kansas, died September 27, 2011. Morton had dual careers in education and broadcasting for 40 years. He worked in several newsrooms and was broadcast editor at the Kansas...

10. DiDonato Brings It All Back Home to Kansas City DiDonato Brings It All Back Home to Kansas City October 9, 2003 Article describes the career of Joyce DiDonato, a mezzo-soprano opera singer raised in Prairie Village, Kansas. The item was written in conjunction with DiDonato's October 9, 2003 performance in Kansas...

11. Ensemble Complete: Harpsichord Hand Built Ensemble Complete: Harpsichord Hand Built File containing a photo and biographical article about Arthur Fielder and his wife Jean Fielder, professional musicians playing in the Starlight Theater orchestra and at "the Corinth branch of the Johnson...

12. First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1824-1978 (bulk 1835-1960) This collection contains 59 unique abstracts for residential property located primarily in Johnson County, Kansas, and in the Missouri counties of Jackson and Clay. This property resides in 12 municipalities...

13. Garrett A. Walsh Dies Garrett A. Walsh Dies September/9/1961 Photo and obituary for Garrett Walsh, "75 years old, a prominent insurance man and realtor here" with residence at 4908 West 83rd Street in Prairie Village, Kansas. Native of California, Missouri coming...

14. Geographic Spotlight: It Takes a Village--Prairie Village Much More Today than When J. C. Nichols Envisioned Geographic Spotlight: It Takes a Village--Prairie Village Much More Today than When J. C. Nichols Envisioned and Built Its Foundations May 2001 Photos and article about the suburban town or community of Prairie Village, Kansas, celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2001. Description of its history back to the establishment of the Prairie Village...

15. George E. Powell Jr., Trucking Exec Drove Firm to Fortune 500 George E. Powell Jr., Trucking Exec Drove Firm to Fortune 500 April 26, 2007 George E. Powell Jr., who headed Yellow Freight System Inc. of Overland Park for nearly 40 years, died April 25, 2007, in Prairie Village, Kansas. The company, now known as YRC Worldwide Inc, is the biggest...

16. Hale Auditorium Hale Auditorium December 1, 1990 Hale Auditorium was named for H. D. Hale, or Joe Hale, and Joyce Hale of Prairie Village, Kansas, in honor of their one million dollar gift for the new (1992) American Royal complex. The Hales own a large...

17. I Trouble: Segregating God I Trouble: Segregating God 1965 Transcript of a four page sermon delivered at the Village Church, Prairie Village, Kansas.

18. John Nall Residence John Nall Residence

19. Kansas City Singer William Justus Dies Kansas City Singer William Justus Dies April/10/1986 File containing a photo and obituary for William Justus, "an operatic baritone from Kansas City who performed with opera companies around the world" and resided in Prairie Village, Kansas.

20. Kansas Master Artist Familiar to KC Synagogue-Goers Kansas Master Artist Familiar to KC Synagogue-Goers May 29, 2009 Profile of artist Janet Kuemmerlein and her Biblically inspired fiber artwork that hangs in two area synagogues, Beth Shalom and B'nai Jehudah. Kuemmerlein is a native of Detroit, Michigan, who has lived...