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1. A New Engineer at Union Station A New Engineer at Union Station December 19, 2008 The Union Station board of directors announced that former American Royal CEO, George Guastello, will replace Andi Udris as the director of Union Station. The board decided to replace Udris in order for...

2. 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."

3. Biography of Barbara Pendleton (1924-2004), Banker Biography of Barbara Pendleton (1924-2004), Banker 2009

4. Charles Eugene Waldron, Jr. Charles Eugene Waldron, Jr. June 14, 2008 Obituary for Charles Eugene Waldron, Jr., who died on March 10, 2008. He was born May 19, 1909, and was the great-great-grandson of Kansas City pioneer Thomas A. Smart. Among other things he was a member...

5. Citizen Angels in Show Business Citizen Angels in Show Business June//1951 Illustrations and article about the "new million-and-a-half dollar outdoor 'Starlight Theatre' in its 1727-acre Swope Park" in Kansas City, with description of its organizers and architect, Edward Delk....

6. Entertainment: City Goes into Show Business Entertainment: City Goes into Show Business June/9/1951 Article depicting in photos and describing the new Starlight Theatre in Swope Park, designed by Edward Buehler Delk.

7. Feet First into Mark Twain: Kansas City Comes Up with a Lively Musical Comedy of 'Tom Sawyer' Feet First into Mark Twain: Kansas City Comes Up with a Lively Musical Comedy of 'Tom Sawyer' August/18/1958 Article with large photos of the play "Tom Sawyer" at Starlight Theatre.

8. Jewel Ball Returns to the Nelson Jewel Ball Returns to the Nelson April 20, 2008 June 21, 2008, the Jewel Ball returns to its home at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Since 2001 the ball has been held at Starlight Theatre due to the museum's major renovations. The article details the...

9. Leader Leader May//1966 Photo and bio of Ralph Gray, "former president and chairman of the board for Armco Steel," in 1966 "serving his second term as president of the Starlight Theatre," born in 1894 and coming "to Kansas City...

10. Music Hall Shake-Up In Works Music Hall Shake-Up In Works June 10, 2006 The league paragraph of the story states: "Theater League, a nonprofit organization that has presented Broadway musicals and plays for 30 years, could be ousted from the Music Hall and replaced by a company...

11. P.S. Starlight Gets a Gift P.S. Starlight Gets a Gift August 16, 2005 Richard L. Berger, son of Starlight Theatre's first director Richard Hill Berger, left a $250,000 gift to Starlight in memory of his father. ''The bequest will go toward Starlight's $15.25 million fund-raising...

12. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p756 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1957, Page p756 1917-1957 Portions of Kansas City showing Rival Manufacturing Company, Starlight Theatre, and Allstate Insurance Company, listing streets and railroads. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

13. SC159 Kansas City Prints and Images Collection SC159 Kansas City Prints and Images Collection 1887-1957 This collection consists of images relating to Kansas City buildings, infrastructure, and historical events. Included are four prints from the Siegrist Engraving Company as well as various magazine-published...

14. SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection 1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...

15. SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid SC66 Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid ca. 1880-present This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...

16. SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid SC66-2 Edith Lowe Peters Scrapbooks Finding Aid 1900-1970 Edith Lowe Peters appears to have been a long-time Kansas City resident, born in 1882 in Rock Port, Mo. Her father, Frank Lowe, was a local Kansas City figure known in law, church, and political circles....

17. Starlight Theater Starlight Theater Starlight Theatre opened on June 25, 1951, with Sigmund Romberg's musical, "Desert Song." The area was used in 1950 for the Kansas City Centennial production, "Thrills of a Century." The theater was designed...

18. Starlight Theatre Starlight Theatre View of stage from seating area .

19. Starlight Theatre Starlight Theatre 1950-1964 This folder contains some issues of the theater's newsletter, brochures concerning the theater including an identified lay-out of the facilities, a playbill for the Kansas City Centennial production "Thrills...

20. Swing Presents John A. Moore: The Man of the Month Swing Presents John A. Moore: The Man of the Month First Quarter//1953 Photo and biographical article about John Moore, "president of Kansas City's Park Board," "president of John A. Moore & Company" realtors, and "the first president of Kansas City's Starlight Theatre,"...