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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 Few Facts about Kansas A Few Facts about Kansas December/24/1910 Article about the legal prohibition of alcohol in the state of Kansas and its effects on the population at the state line in the form of saloons such as the O. K. Club, etc. Description also of topics...

3. A Wild West Bottoms Saloon A Wild West Bottoms Saloon October/November 2010 Opening in September 2009, the R Bar is a modern saloon "inspired" by the numerous saloons that once occupied the West Bottoms. Owner Joy Jacobs discovered a large, lighted "R" at a local architectural...

4. Alderman Jim Pendergast Alderman Jim Pendergast October 1964 Biography of James or "Big Jim" Pendergast, older brother of Tom Pendergast, starting in Kansas City politics in the late 1870s as a saloon keeper and City Council alderman in the First Ward, including...

5. Argentine Kansas Argentine Kansas Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado

6. As Tulips in Spring As Tulips in Spring March 29, 1935 Article about the operations at "two gambling enterprises" at the southeast corner of 12th and Baltimore Avenues and at the formerly "famous gambling joint at 1107 Baltimore avenue."

7. Before Prohibition, during Prohibition and Now Before Prohibition, during Prohibition and Now August//1943 Article lamenting the social and economic problems caused by alcohol production, sale, and consumption, especially by young people, both before and after the Prohibition era.

8. Bent's Old Fort and Its Builders Bent's Old Fort and Its Builders 1922 Photos and article about Bent's Fort in southeastern Colorado as a stop near the Santa Fe Trail and its builders (mainly members of the Bent family of Missouri) and other traders there such as mountain...

9. Best of the West Best of the West October, 2005 Annual "best of" survey of people, places and things in the western United States, including the best saloons, historic sites, clothing manufacturers, etc.

10. Best of the West Best of the West October, 2004 Annual "best of" survey of people, places and things in the western United States, including the best saloons, historic sites, clothing manufacturers, etc.

11. Biography of Herbert S. Hadley (1872-1927), Governor Biography of Herbert S. Hadley (1872-1927), Governor 2003

12. Biography of Thomas J. Goforth (1805-1882), Westport Mayor Biography of Thomas J. Goforth (1805-1882), Westport Mayor 1999

13. Biography of Walter Fritschy (1881-1972), Concert Promoter Biography of Walter Fritschy (1881-1972), Concert Promoter 1999

14. Bonnet, Book, and Hatchet Bonnet, Book, and Hatchet December//1957 Photos, illustration, and biographical article about Carry Nation (1846-1911), a religious zealot and violent prohibitionist wielding an axe in turn-of-the-century Kansas. Description of her life and career,...

15. Borderline Businesses Pay Most Sugar Borderline Businesses Pay Most Sugar January 11, 1935 Photo and article about the bombing of the Harlem Nightclub as an example of the vulnerability of semi-legitimate ("borderline") nightclubs and other businesses in Kansas City to its strong-arm tactics...

16. Camps and Saloons in Kansas City Camps and Saloons in Kansas City December/8/1917 Article about military camps, prostitution, illegal liquor, and public health issues colliding at a "big" football game.

17. City Government [and] Home Rule and the Saloons City Government [and] Home Rule and the Saloons August/14/1909 Two consecutive articles about the Kansas City area. Description in the first about forms of city government in Kansas City, Kansas, other cities in Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri. Description in the...

18. Cottage Inn Tavern Cottage Inn Tavern 1977 Full frontal view, located at 1917-19 McGee.

19. Crawford's Place Tavern Crawford's Place Tavern Full frontal view.

20. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), prominent political boss of Kansas City, succeeding his older brother James's political organization. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and coming to...