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Kansas City Chiefs
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Biography of Junious "Buck" Buchanan (1940-1992), Football Player
Biography of Lamar Hunt (1932-2006), Businesman and Sports Entrepreneur
Biography of Phillip Curls (1942-2007), Legislator and Political Activist
Biography of Roy A. Roberts (1887-1967), Newspaperman
Biography of Satchel Paige (Circa 1906-1982), Baseball Player
Biography of Theron B. Watkins (1877-1950) and Bruce Watkins (1924-1980), Community Leaders
Biography of Tony Aguirre (1929-2006), Coach
Bistate II Tax Faces Strong Opposition
Discussion on concerns about the Bistate II tax raise. Opponents from the Kansas-Missouri Citizens Against Bi-State Coalition express doubts about the tax. Possible uses of the tax money include updating...
Black Archives of Mid-America Oral History Collection Finding Aid
The collection is comprised of 97 audiocassettes containing interviews of 56 people, largely from Kansas City's African American community. Subjects interviewed primarily include political, business, religious,...
Bocce Ball, Lawn Bowling Northeast Style
January 17, 2007
In the "Castle's View" column, the game of bocce ball is discussed. This lawn bowling game was once a very popular sport with the Italians who settled in the Northeast area. It is still popular in this...
Bowling Association Champions, 1947
Portrait of the "Refrigeration Equipment Five" of the South Central Business Association Women's Bowling League. From left to right are Ruth Micheals, Eudora Hodges, Marjorie Thompson (captain), Maezel...
Group portrait of the Cox Refrigeration Service bowling team, champions of the South Central Business Association Men's League for the 1949-50 season.
Group portrait of the championship team of the South Central Business Association Women's Bowling League for the 1949-50 season.
Bowling Team - J. C. Penney Company
Members of the J. C. Penney Co. bowling team, ''The Penneys,'' who won the South Central Business Association Men's Bowling League Championship for the 1951-1952 season. The team also played in the American...
Boxer Jack Dempsey and Jerry Luvadis
Heavyweight boxer Jack Dempsey (right) and his trainer Jerry "The Greek" Luvadis standing next to an automobile waving their hats in the air. The stone building in the background is likely the Elms Hotel...
Boxer's Death Was Blow to KC
May 30, 2010
Article about Randie Carver, a boxer who died in 1999 after a match at Harrah's North Kansas City Casino and Hotel. According to the article, Carver's death changed the atmosphere of boxing in Kansas City,...
Bright New Year for Kansas City
Article about the theme of "progress" in the major construction projects underway in 1967, including Crown Center, Truman Sports Complex, Kansas City International Airport, Ten Main Center, and so on,...
Bubble Klice Still Perking after 50 Years of Sportin' Life
January 20, 1985
Biographical article about Arrington "Bubbles" Klice, a longtime boxing coach with the Golden Gloves Association of America in Kansas City, also a member of that organization's Hall of Fame. Klice was...
Bubble Klice: Small Stature, Tall Spirit
November 23, 2006
Obituary and article describing the life of Arrington 'Bubble' Klice, a legendary Kansas City boxing coach and trainer who died November 18, 2006 at age 98. Klice was the owner of Gateway Boxing Club,...
Buchanan Makes Things Happen but Deflects Credit to Others
August 5-11, 2005
Profile, with photo, of Georgia Buchanan who has just been named to the Jackson County Sports Complex Authority.
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