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1. 'Falstaff of Jackson County': Colonel Crisp 'Colossus' to Little Girl 'Falstaff of Jackson County': Colonel Crisp 'Colossus' to Little Girl July//1973 Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Crisp, a Missouri legislator, told through the author's childhood reminiscences in Independence and Kansas City, recalling Crisp's gargantuan voice, size,...

2. 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End November 15, 2006 The author in his column reminiscences about that part of the Northeast area known as "Little Italy" named because of the Italian immigrants who settled there. Includes pictures and text of the Badami...

3. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1908 Story of the anticipation and preparation of the flood and the narrow escape as it struck.

4. [Thirty] Years a City Editor [Thirty] Years a City Editor July 1, 1935 Photo, cartoon illustrations, and autobiographical article about Charles Blood, city editor of the Kansas City Times newspaper for 30 years. He describes the duties and experiences of his job over that...

5. A Famous Theosophist: Countess Wachtmeister Pays a Visit to Kansas City A Famous Theosophist: Countess Wachtmeister Pays a Visit to Kansas City July/19/1894 Portrait and biographical article about Constance Georgine Louise de Bourbel de Montjucon, or "Countess Wachtmeister, of Sweden, the famous Theosophist" "widely known as one of the disciples and the intimate...

6. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Reminiscences by Daniel Geary from 1915 about the radical changes in the topography in the Town of Kansas around 1856-1859, as its early streets were built and hills graded for settlement. Description...

7. A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City July//1962 Article about the Civil War diary of "Thomas B. Bullene [or Thomas Bullene], a prosperous Kansas City dry goods merchant," written in 1874 and covering the events from May 1, 1863, to October 23, 1864,...

8. A Most Unusual Gathering: The 1913 Semi-Centennial Memorial Reunion of the Survivors of Quantrill's A Most Unusual Gathering: The 1913 Semi-Centennial Memorial Reunion of the Survivors of Quantrill's Raid on Lawrence Autumn//1997 Article about the reunion of survivors of Quantrill's raid on Lawrence 50 years afterwards, with photos, illustrations, and recollections about the event by the survivors.

9. A Rugged Ozarks Resident at 83 Tells Tales of a Pioneer Neighbor's Prowess A Rugged Ozarks Resident at 83 Tells Tales of a Pioneer Neighbor's Prowess Biographical article about Jacob Coonce (1806-1878), a hunter and soldier from Saint Clair County, Missouri, building that region's first cabin in 1831 and moving around 1832 to Jackson County near Brush...

10. A Senator of Two Republics: John James Ingalls A Senator of Two Republics: John James Ingalls October/31/1903 Photo and biographical article written by former Missouri senator George Vest (and former Kansas Citian) about John James Ingalls, or John Ingalls, senator of Kansas. Discussion of the two senators' relations...

11. Account of the Battle of Westport and Early Memories of Kansas City Account of the Battle of Westport and Early Memories of Kansas City October//1961 Photo and autobiographical article about the early Kansas City reminiscences of Mrs. Roma Johnson Wornall, or Roma Wornall (1846-1933), third wife of Westport pioneer John Bristow Wornall (1822-1892)....

12. Address of Col. Samuel N. Wood: The Pioneers of Kansas Address of Col. Samuel N. Wood: The Pioneers of Kansas //1886 General reminiscences of Colonel Samuel Wood about the early history and establishment of the state of Kansas, including the border warfare period, struggles over slavery, etc., from the 1850s to the 1870s,...

13. After the Fire: 92-Year-Old Member of Christian Church Gives Her Recollections After the Fire: 92-Year-Old Member of Christian Church Gives Her Recollections Fall//1979 Recollections about the First Christian Church in Independence before it burned down in 1918 and rebuilt in 1926 with remarks about some of the Independence community.

14. Along a Musical Trail: Sweet Singers of Yesterday in Kansas City Along a Musical Trail: Sweet Singers of Yesterday in Kansas City December/11/1910 Microfilmed scrapbook contains an article about reminiscences of Nellie McCoy Harris, regarding early singers and musicians in the Kansas City area, especially in the 1850s. Description of many specific...

15. An Old Plainsman's Story An Old Plainsman's Story September 8, 1913 Letter from William Querry, a member of the Old Plainsmen and Settlers Association, after the club's meeting in the Hotel Muehlebach, recalling his days as a former employee of the Russell, Majors & Waddell...

16. Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose January/23/1956 Reminiscences by Annie Taylor Fisher, or Annie Fisher, of middle and late 19th century Kansas City, including early Quality Hill, the site of Union Station, Carry Nation, Colonel E. Milton McGee (pictured)...

17. Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose January/23/1956 Biographical article about the reminiscences of Annie Fisher (1847-1941), moving at the age of 10 to Kansas City with her parents in 1857, encouraged to do so by Kansas City promoter Colonel Milton McGee,...

18. Another Starlight Season: Enter Foot, Horse, and Ostrich Another Starlight Season: Enter Foot, Horse, and Ostrich July//1974 Stories about past shows and strange occurrences at Starlight Theatre, including an ostrich laying an egg "in the middle of a play."

19. As I Remember As I Remember 1965 Early history of the Chick family in Kansas City and Westport, starting with the 1826 flood and Indian trade, including involvement in the 1849 Gold Rush to California. Biographical descriptions also of...

20. As I Remember: Recollections of Washington Henry Chick As I Remember: Recollections of Washington Henry Chick N.d. A 45 page typed manuscript. "Taken from articles and notes hand written...by him during his retirement from 1901 to 1918; and from some notes by Mrs. Henry Chick made from her conversations with him. These...