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1. 103 Years of History 103 Years of History March 16, 2002 Article that gives a short history of The Independent magazine. It was started in 1899 by George Creel and Arthur Grissom as a political magazine. Ten years later two women, Katherine Baxter and Clara...

2. A Star Magazine Special Project: Kansas City's High Society--What It Is, What It Does, Who Is In, Who A Star Magazine Special Project: Kansas City's High Society--What It Is, What It Does, Who Is In, Who Is Out August/27/1978 Special section of the magazine attempting to define Kansas City's "high society," with looks at characteristics such as the Kansas City Social Register, Jewell Ball at the Nelson-Atkins Museum, the Kansas...

3. Beaux and Belles of the Old New Year: With the Music and the Flowers and the Feasting of Yesterday in Beaux and Belles of the Old New Year: With the Music and the Flowers and the Feasting of Yesterday in Kansas City--When New Year's Calls Were Fashionable and Open House on New Year's Day a Token of Social Smartness January/1/1911 Illustrations and article written presumably by Nettie Thompson Grove, about the social conventions of high society Kansas City surrounding New Year's Day in the 1880s. Illustrations of the former homes...

4. Black High Society Black High Society August/27/1978 Article about the black high society in Kansas City, its relations to white high society, its prominent members such as funeral home chain owner Bruce Watkins, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Debutante Ball, the...

5. Charles H. Price II and Paul H. Henson Charles H. Price II and Paul H. Henson June 28, 1905 Short biography of Charles H. Price II whose father founded Price Candy and of Paul Harry Henson of United Telecom, the forerunner of Sprint. Discusses their rise in social status in the Kansas City area....

6. Hotel Muehlebach Yuletide Tea Dance Hotel Muehlebach Yuletide Tea Dance The Yuletide Tea Dance originated and was sponsored by the Hotel Muehlebach. John Gebbert, manager of the Muehlebach, was interested in young people and organized the event in about 1920. It was usually...

7. Kansas City Modern: Growing Pains and Pleasures Kansas City Modern: Growing Pains and Pleasures February//1974 Biographical description of Mrs. Gleed Gaylord, or Martha Gaylord, 66-year-old editor and publisher of the Independent, the magazine of Kansas City high society since about 1939. Includes a tour of her...

8. Kansas City Social Directory Kansas City Social Directory Book listing members of the socially recognized "high society," with ads for businesses and clubs.

9. Kansas City Social Register: A Blue Book Kansas City Social Register: A Blue Book //1890-1919 Book listing members of the socially recognized "high society," with ads for businesses and clubs.

10. Kansas City Society Kansas City Society 1900 Various references to and matters of interest to Kansas City's high society, or simply "society," in the publication.

11. Leaders in Kansas City For Two Centuries Leaders in Kansas City For Two Centuries June 28, 1905 Back cover of book reads: "Through the one-hundred-plus years of its existence, Kansas City's Establishment has maintained its leadership standing by absorbing into its ranks those newly rising men and...

12. Mary Noel Grant Mary Noel Grant June 9, 2007 The "Name Dropping" column features Mary Noel Grant, honorary chairman of the Jewell Ball this year. She is the daughter of Joseph and Bernice Noel. Her father served as the mayor of Lee's Summit, Missouri,...

13. Not Many Poor in Johnson County: But 2,600 Poverty Families Have Problems because They Are a Small Minority Not Many Poor in Johnson County: But 2,600 Poverty Families Have Problems because They Are a Small Minority in Midst of Affluence October/2/1967 Article about the overwhelming affluence of Johnson County as a whole and the often invisible, diffuse population of residents below the poverty line.

14. One City or Two: The Upper Class Progressives in Kansas City, 1912-1926 One City or Two: The Upper Class Progressives in Kansas City, 1912-1926 //1976 Thesis available in microfilm or manuscript form, discussing political movements and social classes from 1912 to 1926 in Kansas City.

15. Overthrow of the Old Guard Overthrow of the Old Guard June//1985 Article exploring the changing definitions of Kansas City's high society due to changing social pressures.

16. Raising Kansas City's Society: From Muddy Streets to Manicured Fairways--A Sample of Our Social History Raising Kansas City's Society: From Muddy Streets to Manicured Fairways--A Sample of Our Social History June//1998 Article about the historical development of social classes in Kansas City and the families and organizations associated with the upper class. Discussion of the social positions and organizations of women...

17. Roads For the Rich: Highway Development and the Upper Class of Kansas City, 1923-1936 Roads For the Rich: Highway Development and the Upper Class of Kansas City, 1923-1936 1978 Written as an Undergraduate Honors Thesis from the University of Kansas, this 48 page paper is on the important period in Kansas City's transportation development, during the period when the mobility of...

18. Social Status in the City Social Status in the City 1971 Book about urban social classes in general and in specific reference to Kansas City, with a "basic purpose" of presenting "a method for measuring social status in large urban settings, the Index of Urban...

19. Society Welcomes Its Newest Member Society Welcomes Its Newest Member March 31, 2007 First of three articles to be published in honor of the opening of the Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. This article mentions a couple of society events held at the time of the opening...

20. The French Emigres from Guadaloupe The French Emigres from Guadaloupe July//1906 Article about the families of French upper class moving from the West Indian island of Guadaloupe in 1848 to Saint Louis, Missouri, including the de Laureal family.