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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. "Like a Brilliant Thread" "Like a Brilliant Thread" Fall 2011 Article recounts the December 1921 coal strike in southeast Kansas involving the "Amazon Army"- the wives, mothers, sisters, and friends of the striking mine workers. They led a series of marches to prevent...

3. ''Whipped and Routed'' Blunt Strikes Marmaduke At Cane Hill ''Whipped and Routed'' Blunt Strikes Marmaduke At Cane Hill October 1, 2004 This article details information concerning the encounters between the Union Army and the Confederates in the area of northern Arkansas and southern Missouri and in particular the Battle of Cane Hill which...

4. After the Stench Cleared: Prison Life and Labor at Leeds Farm After the Stench Cleared: Prison Life and Labor at Leeds Farm 1998 Paper prepared for the 1998 Missouri Conference on History discusses social welfare issues in Kansas City during the Progressive era using transient laborers or 'hobos" to illustrate the problems faced...

5. An Interview With Augustus Moore An Interview With Augustus Moore 1976-06-23 Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded June 23, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 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....

6. Biography of Virgil Thomson (1896-1989), Composer and Music Critic Biography of Virgil Thomson (1896-1989), Composer and Music Critic 2006

7. Block by Block: From Blueprint to Build-up Block by Block: From Blueprint to Build-up November 18, 2005 A 48-page supplement to the Kansas City Business Journal included in the November 18-24, 2005, v. 24, #11 issue. It features the redevelopment and building going on in the downtown Kansas City area including...

8. Building Strike Begins: A Truck Halt Building Strike Begins: A Truck Halt April/1/1970 Article about the truckers' part of the construction workers' strike.

9. Building Strike Begins: Watch Inside Building Strike Begins: Watch Inside April/1/1970 Article about the major construction workers' strike.

10. Chu Strikes Just the Right Note For the Arts and Business Chu Strikes Just the Right Note For the Arts and Business September 29-October 5, 2006 Profile of Jane Chu, incoming CEO of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. She has degrees in piano performance and music education as well as a MBA from Rockhurst University and is persuing a doctorate...

11. Church Seeks Help After Lightning Strikes Church Seeks Help After Lightning Strikes January 5, 2005 Grace United Church at 811 Benton Boulevard offers many services to the community including a food pantry, after-school program and bus passes. The 98-year old building was struck by lightning last September...

12. Composer Returns, Strikes a Witty Note Composer Returns, Strikes a Witty Note April 1, 1982 Biographical article about Virgil Thomson, a native Kansas Citian and Pulitzer Prize-winning classical music composer. Co-composer of "two operas" with Gertrude Stein as an expatriate in Paris between...

13. Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City Employee Strikes Weave an Historic Thread Through Kansas City March 12, 2008 Article provides an historical overview of union labor strife in Kansas City; specifically three early labor strikes: 1889 Garment Makers Union walkout of the Swofford Brothers Shirt and Overall factory;...

14. Firemen in Jail: Chaos Reigned in Kansas City Firemen in Jail: Chaos Reigned in Kansas City March/31/1980 Photo and article about the labor strike of Kansas City firefighters in 1980, resulting in the jailing of 700 of their total 850 and related issues and problems.

15. Former AWG Warehouse Manager says Union "Bent Over Backward" Former AWG Warehouse Manager says Union "Bent Over Backward" April/20-26/2000 Discusses the the events that led to the Teamsters strike against Associated Wholesale Grocers that began on April 1, 2000.

16. Jerry Mays Blames Labor Tie in Closing Building Firm Here Jerry Mays Blames Labor Tie in Closing Building Firm Here May/28/1970 Biographical article about Jerry Mays, "Kansas City Chiefs defensive end and a vice-president in his family's construction company" at 3611 Main Street (Avery Mays Construction Company), closing the local...

17. Joe McNamara Talks about Strikes, fires, the Mafia, and Kojak Joe McNamara Talks about Strikes, fires, the Mafia, and Kojak November//1975 Photos, interview, and biographical article about Joseph McNamara, chief of the Kansas City Police Department (from 1973-1976), discussing the labor strike of police officers firefighters, presence organized...

18. Kansas City Construction Strike Kansas City Construction Strike May//1970 Special issue of the magazine on the "second annual" Kansas City construction strike.

19. Labor Pains Labor Pains June/8-14/2000 Discusses the plan of Kansas City Council to implement project labor agreements, a process in which building and other public projects would not be affected by strikes or labor stoppages.

20. Missouri Muddle Missouri Muddle May/6/1950 Article about wage strikes at Kansas City Public Service Company, leading to complications with public transportation by bus and street car.