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1. William A. Kimsey William A. Kimsey October/3/1969 Photo and obituary for William Kimsey, a former slave dying at the age of 110 on October 2, 1969. Description of his life and career, "[b]orn into slavery March 20, 1859, in Louisville, Ky.," and brought...

2. Where the Bird Rests Where the Bird Rests August/27/1967 Photo and caption about the Lincoln Cemetery (at 8604 East Truman Road in Kansas City, Missouri) grave of Charlie Parker (1920-1955), a prominent black jazz musician nicknamed Bird in his start in 1930s...

3. Wheeling & Dealing Wheeling & Dealing July 23, 2006 Feature article about the auto businesses along Truman Road. Currently more than 50 related businesses cover the five-mile heart of the corridor from downtown to I-435. Includes photographs and a graphic...

4. Webb Family Settled at Oak Grove in 1836--Once Numbered 500-600 Here Webb Family Settled at Oak Grove in 1836--Once Numbered 500-600 Here Summer//1979 Photo (of the Watt Webb castle) and biographical article about the family of Watt Webb, resident of a large stone building on Truman Road "designed to look like the castles of Europe." Also description...

5. We Do More than Look at Movies We Do More than Look at Movies May/5/1968 Description of Richard Corben, an "animation artist" working for Calvin Productions, Incorporated, at 1105 Truman Road, gaining "national recognition" for his animated movies in a science fiction or fantasy...

6. Watt Webb's Country Home Webb Castle Watt Webb's Country Home Webb Castle 1900 Full view of Watt Webb's country home, commonly called Webb castle, located on Truman Road in Independence, Missouri.

7. Watt Webb Castle (9015 Truman Road) Watt Webb Castle (9015 Truman Road)

8. Watt Webb Castle Watt Webb Castle August 30, 1953 Watt Webb Castle is east of stone arch bridge on Truman Road.

9. Volunteers Helping: Collections at Society Archives Are Growing Volunteers Helping: Collections at Society Archives Are Growing August 1977 Description of "[c]opies of materials and photographs of the old Webb Castle on Truman Road from Clara Lee Webb's album" acquired by the Jackson County Historical Society.

10. Van Chevrolet Van Chevrolet 1960 Full frontal and partial side view of Van Chevrolet; located at 4122 Truman Road.

11. Truman Road Viaduct Truman Road Viaduct

12. Truman Road Hires Executive Director Truman Road Hires Executive Director November/27/2002 The Truman Road Corridor Association has hired Curtis M. Urness, Sr. as a full-time executive director. He will oversee the group's economic development strategies.

13. Truman Road Has Importance for Traffic and Business Truman Road Has Importance for Traffic and Business August 30, 1953 Photos and text about the changes in Truman Road since its renaming from 15th Street in 1949. "Used car market predominates along thoroughfare which extends eastward from Baltimore Avenue five and one-fourth...

14. Truman Road Corridor Association Honors Two Members of the Year Truman Road Corridor Association Honors Two Members of the Year March/28/2001 Photo and article about the presentation of the Truman Road Corridor Association's Member of the Year awards to "Principal Jo Nemeth, McCoy Elementary School, and Barrett Prelogar, WinnTech Digital Systems."...

15. Truman Road Business Park Gets Attention Truman Road Business Park Gets Attention July/11/2001 Map and article about "the proposed business park north of Truman Road" between Elmwood Cemetery and Cleveland Avenue made up of about 47 acres of land "recently declared 'officially' blighted" and planned...

16. Truman Corridor Redevelopment Study Nears Completion Truman Corridor Redevelopment Study Nears Completion August/23/2000 The section of Truman Road from Interstate 70 to Interstate 435 has been under study for the past year by PGAV Urban Consulting. Article contains some of the results of the study and a map of the Truman...

17. TRCA Makes Funding Appeal to City-Wide PIAC TRCA Makes Funding Appeal to City-Wide PIAC August/22/2001 Article about the appeal by the Truman Road Corridor Association for "an engineering study to examine the flooding problems of four underpasses in and near Historic Northeast: 18th Street and Indiana,...

18. TRCA Initiates Blight Study for Possible Light Industrial Use: Potential Developer Interested in Site TRCA Initiates Blight Study for Possible Light Industrial Use: Potential Developer Interested in Site West of Elmwood Cemetery March/21/2001 Photos, map, and article about a study on replacement of a blighted urban area in the Northeast residential district around Truman Road near Elmwood Cemetery, possibly to be redeveloped for use as an industrial...

19. Three-Year Action Plan For Truman Road Released Three-Year Action Plan For Truman Road Released November 26, 2003 At the last meeting of the Truman Road Corridor Association, copies were released of the Strategic Economic Developoment Plan that covers Oak Street to I-435 and 12th to 18th Street. This is a three year...

20. Third Generation Keeps Teresa's Drive-In Hopping Third Generation Keeps Teresa's Drive-In Hopping February/13/2002 Feature article on Teresa's Drive-In located at 6450 Truman Road and owned by Tony Gallo. New features include a drive-through window.