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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
An Interview With Severiano Alonzo
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 8, 1980. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape;1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....
And in This Corner...
March 5, 2009
Review of "The Black Athlete on Film," an exhibit of posters for black sports movies at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Includes color photographs of some of the posters.
Another World Title...
June 22-28, 2007
Article spotlighting Kansas City boxer and title holder Isaiah "The Prophet" Henderson. Henderson discusses the Kansas City boxing scene, as well as the lack of attention and respect that Midwest boxers...
Architect Who Shaped KC's Landscape Dies
December 4, 2007
Ralph Myers, one of the most influential architects in Kansas City, died on December 3, 2007. Myers and his partner Clarence Kivett were responsible for designing the triple-terminal Kansas City International...
Architecture: Prizewinning Arena Collapses
Photos and article about the collapse of the roof of the Kemper Arena, "the 17,000-seat sports and concert coliseum that was the site of the 1976 Republican Convention" in the West Bottoms.
Area Design Firm Gaining National Recognition
May 26, 2010
Article discusses Dimensioinal Innovations of Overland Park, Kansas. The company has done "a wide variety of high-profile design tasks in the business, sports and government worlds" including the parking...
Arena Football Tossed to KC
October 4, 2005
The Arena League has given Kansas City an expansion franchise with the 2006 season. Some New Orleans contract players will be coming. The K.C. Arena Sports and Entertainment owns the franchise and plans...
Obituary for Armin Woestemeyer, an ardent supporter of the University of Kansas relays, dying at the age of 71 in 1972.
Around Kansas City: KC School Might Have Been First to Use Lights
Article containing information about the midget sports league, noting the possible first midget league and first lighted ballgame, around 1930.
The grand opening of Arrowhead Stadium at Truman Sports Complex was on August 12, 1972.
Arrowhead Stadium: Birth of a New Generation of Football Facilities
Article about the architectural significance of the new, cutting-edge, football stadium.
Various facts concerning Arrowhead Stadium: Artificial turf removed and replaced with grass in 1994, cost of the stadium according to published records in 1970 was $13,847,294, the stadium was part of...
Artists Get Into the Game
April 29, 2010
Review of a group exhibition at the Urban Culture Project's Paragraph Gallery titled "You're Such a Good Sport." The sports-themed show features 30 works by 18 local artists.
Back to the Future
Photos, illustrations, and article about the predicted "rematch of the first Super Bowl, between the Chiefs and the Packers" for the 1997 Super Bowl, with many details and depictions of the game-to-be...
Baggage Area at Union Station
Postcard of Baggage Area at Union Station
University with commendable athletics department not far from Kansas City, in Baldwin City, Kansas.
BAMA-KCPL Oral History Project (AC12)
The Black Archives of Mid-America / Kansas City Public Library Oral History Collection consists of 59 interviews with individuals prominent in the African American community and provides insight into the...
Ban for Life: Ban Johnson League Marks Anniversary With List of 50 Greats
Extensive article on the Ban Johnson Baseball League in celebration of its 75-year anniversary. Includes a timeline, all-75-year team, league award winners and league champions. The article is illustrated...
Barney Karbank Dies At 80
January 18, 2005
Kansas City native and premier industrial and commercial developer, Barney Karbank, died January 16, 2005. He was chairman of B. A. Karbank & Co. and developed more than 100 properties. The company controls...
Print-outs of the Daily News, June 3rd and 8th, 1884. First association game of baseball in Kansas City played at Athletic Park between Kansas City Unions and Chicago Unions, June 7, 1884.
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