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1. 18th & Vine and All That Jazz 18th & Vine and All That Jazz July-August//1982 Article about the "long overdue and much deserved renaissance" of the 18th & Vine District's buildings and streets, with history of its jazz scene and prominent black professionals.

2. 19th and Vine 19th and Vine ca. 1930 Aerial view looking east near 19th and Vine; shows City Workhouse with railroad tracks beside it.

3. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 2002 Section of the book which describes late 19th century and early 20th century African American housing sections of the city. These include Hell's Half Acre, Church Hill, Belvidere Hollow, and the Vine Street...

4. A Kansas City Architect: A. Wallace Love A Kansas City Architect: A. Wallace Love October-November//1981 Photos and biographical article about A. Wallace Love (1859-1912), an architect and building contractor native to Michigan and coming to Kansas City in 1878. City official as City Councilman, superintendent...

5. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

6. About Town: Remember James Crews? About Town: Remember James Crews? January/22/1988

7. AC1 Niles Home for Children AC1 Niles Home for Children 1923-1993 The Niles Home for Children Collection documents the business activities of the Niles Home for Children in Kansas City, Missouri, from 1923 to 1963.

8. Arthur W. Lawson Is Killed: Cab Firm Head Hit by Truck Arthur W. Lawson Is Killed: Cab Firm Head Hit by Truck September 9, 1953 Vertical file containing a photo and obituary for Arthur Lawson, "53, president of the Consolidated Cab company," who was "fatally injured" when "struck by a truck." Lawson was born in Bunceton, Missouri...

9. Artist Sketches Lessons of Life Artist Sketches Lessons of Life July/15/1975 File containing a photo and biographical article about Chester Starks, an artist and Kansas City health inspector since World War II. Creator of a locally well-known public restroom poster for the city...

10. Beat Goes On in Jazz District Beat Goes On in Jazz District October 22, 2004 Article with illustrations concerning work that is to begin soon on three projects in the second phase of the redevelopment plan for the 18th and Vine area. The three projects include 78 apartments and...

11. Bill Hayden to Downtown Law Office Bill Hayden to Downtown Law Office January/24/1975 File containing a biographical article about William Hayden, a black Kansas City lawyer with offices "at the Traders National bank building at 12th and Grand" and formerly at 1825 A Vine Street and 1509...

12. Biography of Homer B. Roberts (1888-1952), Automobile Dealer Biography of Homer B. Roberts (1888-1952), Automobile Dealer 1999

13. Biography of John Edward Perry (1870-1962), Physician Biography of John Edward Perry (1870-1962), Physician 1999

14. Biography of Samuel Eason (?-1920), Founder of Niles Home for Children Biography of Samuel Eason (?-1920), Founder of Niles Home for Children 2009

15. Biography of The Rev. D. A. Holmes(1876-1972), Minister and Community Leader Biography of The Rev. D. A. Holmes(1876-1972), Minister and Community Leader 1999

16. Blacks Have Endowed KC Blacks Have Endowed KC February 10, 1986 Three-part article about three prominent African Americans from Kansas City's past: Judge Carl Johnson, Minnie Crosthwaite, and Rev. D.A. Holmes. Carl Johnson was "the first black elected to a judgeship...

17. Body and Soul Body and Soul 2006 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's parents, his early years in Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri, and his musical beginnings in the Vine Street nightclub district. Includes details about an...

18. Bryant School Bryant School Photos and information on the William Cullen Bryant school (or simply the Bryant school), built in 1886 at Howard Avenue and Vine Street and designated for black students only in 1912.

19. Capturing the Castle Capturing the Castle June 26-July 2, 2014 Article describes the efforts of volunteers working to restore the Vine Street Workhouse, otherwise known as the Castle, located at 2001 Vine Street. Daniel and Ebony Edwards are interviewed and describe...

20. Developer Prepares to Restart Beacon Hill Work Developer Prepares to Restart Beacon Hill Work May 12-18, 2006 The Beacon Hill neighborhood covers about 90 acres and is located east from Troost Avenue to Vine Street between 22nd and 27th streets. Zimmer Real Estate Services LC plan to build 40 townhouses this fall....