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1. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

2. Bill Leeds Bill Leeds N.d. Head and shoulders portrait of Bill Leeds, news man associated with WDAF-TV and Radio.

3. Biography of Laura Nelson Kirkwood (1883-1926) and Irwin Russell Kirkwood (1878-1927), Newspaper Heiress Biography of Laura Nelson Kirkwood (1883-1926) and Irwin Russell Kirkwood (1878-1927), Newspaper Heiress and Newspaper Trustee 1999

4. Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman 2003

5. DJ Won Listeners' Love DJ Won Listeners' Love January 31, 2007 The "Tribute" column features Mark Foster, former Kansas City radio personality who died January 9, 2007.

6. Early Local Radio Early Local Radio February 22, 1940 On January 15, 1922, Kansas Citians scurried about to find crude little contrivances of copper wire wound around a cylinder, a chunk of crystal, and a wire hair 'finder,' to which they attached headphones...

7. Ernie Mehl Ernie Mehl Publicity photograph of Mehl in front of WDAF microphone.

8. Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid Fred Edmiston Papers Finding Aid circa 1920-2003 Collection of material contained in five boxes that relates to the publication of "The Coon-Sanders Nighthawks: The Band That Made Radio Famous," authored by Fred Edmiston. This book recounts the Nighthawks...

9. Government Will Now Seek Decree in Star Trust Case Government Will Now Seek Decree in Star Trust Case June/22/1957 Article about the Supreme Court case against the Kansas City Star for controlling media in the city too rigidly, requiring them to "dispose of radio station WDAF and television station WDAF-TV."

10. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue 1928 View of Grand Avenue looking toward the north from around 21st Street in Kansas City, Missouri. The WDAF radio towers can be seen in the distance.

11. H. Dean Fitzer Is Dead at 71: Pioneer in TV Here Led in the Founding of WDAF H. Dean Fitzer Is Dead at 71: Pioneer in TV Here Led in the Founding of WDAF July/11/1970 Photo and obituary article about H. Dean Fitzer, a co-founder of the local television station WDAF-TV in 1949. He joined the Kansas City Star in 1920 who at the time was owner of WDAF radio, becoming manager...

12. He Owns Morning Radio He Owns Morning Radio June//1986 Article about radio announcer Lawrence and his successful country music radio programs.

13. History and Newspapering History and Newspapering January//1986 Article about the history of the Kansas City Star and Times newspapers and their unique perspectives offered about Kansas City, with photos and biographical descriptions of several of its prominent employees,...

14. Indiana Drifters Indiana Drifters June 15, 1954 Group portrait of the Indiana Drifters associated with WDAF Radio and TV, sponsored by Watts Motor Co., 15th and Oak. Photograph autographed. Shows an early TV camera.

15. Kansas City Star Kansas City Star 1928 View looking north on Grand Avenue. The Kansas City Star newspaper building is in view in the center, located at 18th and Grand just south of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. There are vehicles in view...

16. Kansas City Star Building Kansas City Star Building Postcard of the Kansas City Star Building

17. Miss Sara Gilday Dies: In the '20s She Was a Leading Actress Here Miss Sara Gilday Dies: In the '20s She Was a Leading Actress Here August/27/1951 Obituary for Miss Sara Gilday, "a leading actress with the Kansas City theater company in the '20s," born here in 1903 as the daughter of John Gilday ("poetry editor and feature writer for [t]he Star twenty-eight...

18. Obituary for Mrs. Walter Ehrnman Obituary for Mrs. Walter Ehrnman November 19, 1970 Obituary for Mrs. Walter Ehrnman, dying at the age of 76 on November 18, 1970, a former accompanist for her husband on the WDAF radio Morning Bible Lesson program in the 1930s.

19. Penn Valley Park, Winter Scene Penn Valley Park, Winter Scene Postcard of Winter Scene at Penn Valley Park

20. Radio Simple to Make Radio Simple to Make February/19/1922 Newspaper article and diagrams illustrating how to make a homemade radio listening device. The instructions were published in the wake of the Kansas City Star's first radio concert, in preparation for...