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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
''Proud We Are'' Private Rhinehart and the College Company of the Twenty-second Kansas Volunteers
Article discussing the journal of Private Rhinehart of the College Company volunteer soldiers from Kansas for the Spanish-American War.
''They Faltered Not''
February 1, 2005
Short history of the First Kansas Colored Volunteers during the Civil War and specifically Missouri's Battle of Island Mound which was the first battle for any black regiment. Republican Kansas Senator...
A Lesson in The Arts
September 18, 2011
Cover story with pictures tells of the Alcott Arts Center at 180 S. 18th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Named for Louisa May Alcott, the center provides music, theater, and art for children. The nonprofit organization...
A Missouri Narrative from the Civil War Journals
Third Quarter 2006
Entry contains a portion of the letters and verse of William Clark Newlon, Company G, Third Infantry Regiment, Iowa Volunteers. What is reprinted here is Chapter 5-6 which includes his account of the Battle...
A Plan to Meet Disaster
Article regarding the necessity of trained workers for employment in flood control and relief work over untrained volunteers.
Adele Hall, Woman of the Year
Mrs. Hall is named "Woman of the Year" by The Central Exchange.
Angels: The $400 Was Found Money, but a Homeless Mom Returned It and Won More than Dollars Could Buy
Photos and biographical article about the Kansas City homeless family of Rosemary Pritchett and their help received in renovating an abandoned home in return for a found bank check.
Because of Grants, Volunteers: Jail & Museum Get New Exterior
Illlustrated article about the renovation of the exterior of the 1859 Jail, Marshal's Home and Museum in Independence.
Biography of Frank A. Theis (1899-1965), Grain Merchant
Biography of John B. Bisceglia (1891-1988), Clergyman
Biography of Theodore S. Case (1832-1900), Soldier, Scientist, and Physician
Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer
Broadcast Feuds: KKFI's Leaders Wage War on the Station's Founders
Article describing recent disputes between the Friends of Community Radio, a group of KKFI-FM employees and volunteers, and the radio station's current management.
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...
CASA Provides Voices for Abused and Neglected Children
Describes the program matching volunteers with abused children making their way through the court system.
CCO(Chief Charitable Officer)
Landon H. Rowland, had of Kansas City Southern Industries, Inc., also finds time to volunteer for many local organizations.
City Mourns Loss of Elmwood Cemetery Deer
August 6, 2013
Article on Ella, a deer who made her home at Elmwood Cemetery at Truman Road and Van Brunt Boulevard. Born in the cemetery in 2011, Ella became a common site to volunteers, visitors, and mourners. She...
Civil War Items
This folder contains two items. One is an undated program entitled "Service to the Memory of William Tecumseh Sherman", Academy of Music, Brooklyn, Thursday Evening, May 7th. The second item is a company...
Consumer's Training Course
Information sheet and registration form for the "Consumer Interest Training Course," the "Official Missouri State and Kansas City Civilian Defense course required for volunteers in Consumer Protection"...
Cyrus F. Boyd Diary Finding Aid
1862-1883 (bulk 1862-1864)
Boyd's three-volume diary details his Civil War experiences, with the last volume continuing for some years after the war. The first diary (July 2, 1862, to February 15, 1863) is of the 15th Iowa Infantry...
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