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Kansas City Chiefs
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Rock 'em, Sock 'em History
July 14, 2013
Article describes a boxing match that took place near Kansas City on July 16, 1883. The author draws upon an article published the following day in the Kansas City Daily Journal newspaper and reports that...
Right at Home
Article describes several retired Kansas City sports stars who have chosen to remain in the city to pursue business careers.
Retired Lawyer Grew Up on Farm Near Site of the Proposed Sports Complex
Reminiscences by the author, John Hardin, a 91-year-old lawyer for 66 years near Independence Square, describing his rearing near the site of the proposed Truman Sports Complex. Also description of his...
Regal Renovations Look Like Winner
April 2, 2008
Color photograph and article describing the new $8.3 million Crown Vision scoreboard, described as the world's biggest video display, at Kauffman Stadium. Includes a sidebar article, "What to Expect at...
Ready for a Rebound
March 15, 2005
Article features photos, history, and statistics of Gear For Sports, a sportswear production company based in Lenexa, Kansas. Founded in 1974 as Winning Ways by Bob Wolff.
Ramos Vertical File List
A list of the file names in the Ramos collection. This collection includes books, pamphlets, newspaper articles, and vertical files relating to the African American experience. Begun around 1920 by librarians...
Rallies Introduce New Translation: Kansas City Celebrations Are Typical--Members of Three Faiths Honor Sportswriter-Youth Leader
October 22, 1952
News of church-related events in Kansas City, including the following: (1) "[p]ublic presentation of the new Revised Standard Version of the Bible" at the Independence Boulevard Christian Church and other...
Q & A: "It's Not the Game--It's the People"
Photos and biographical article about Joe McGuff, a former resident of southern Kansas City and "the sports editor of the Star" since about 1950, covering the Athletics, Royals, and Chiefs, etc., and being...
Project Would Score a Goal For Bannister
September 6, 2007
A proposal called the Three Trails Redevelopment plan will be filed today with Kansas City city officials. This plan would transform the Bannister Mall area into an area anchored by a soccer stadium for...
Pro Wrestler Relaxes His Hold on His Life Story
November 28, 2004
Brief article describing the highlights of a 2004 biography of Kansas City area professional wrestling legend Harley Race. King of the Ring describes Race's life and colorful career as an eight-time World...
Pro Football: Catching Fire
Photos and article about the prime-time television defeat by the Kansas City Chiefs of the front-running San Francisco 49ers on Monday Night Football.
Pro Football: Call It Catch-as-Catch-Can
Photo and biographical article about Otis Taylor, star 29-year-old wide receiver or "flanker for the Chiefs" football team here and native of Houston.
Pro Football: Big Kick out of a Strange Game
Photo and biographical article about Jan Stenerud, "the Kansas City Chiefs' field goal specialist" from Norway, revolutionizing the position with his soccer-style kicking.
President Bush Awards 'Buck' Medal of Freedom
December 8-14, 2006
Article reports the awarding of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Kansas City baseball legend John "Buck" O'Neil. The award has gone to other sports heroes such as Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, Ted Williams,...
Polo Has Storied Past in County
File containing an article about the sport of polo in the Northeast Johnson County section of the paper.
View of five players participating in a polo game. A large house is in the background.
View of six players participating in a polo game.
View of eight players participating in a polo game. Unidentifiable words are written on the border of the playing field.
Police Officer, Motorcycle Squad
Postcard of Frank C. Brown, a member of Kansas City's first motorcycle police squad
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