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1. Zenas Leonard: Fur Trapper, Early Sibley, Missouri Merchant [and] The Leonard Narrative Zenas Leonard: Fur Trapper, Early Sibley, Missouri Merchant [and] The Leonard Narrative March//1969 Biographical articles about Zenas Leonard (1809-1857), "one of the first settlers in what is now Jackson County, Missouri," in 1831, writing a book (pictured) about his adventures as a fur trader west...

2. Youth Feed Homeless and Working Poor in Westport Youth Feed Homeless and Working Poor in Westport December/25-31/1997 Describes the efforts of Food Not Bombs members to provide food for those in need.

3. Yoachim Tavern Yoachim Tavern Photograph of a painting of saloon and grounds by George. F. Green; located at Westport Road and Mill Street.

4. Wornall House Wornall House Partial frontal view with group of people in costume commemorating 60th anniversary of the Battle of Westport; located on northeast corner of 61st Terrace and Wornall Road.

5. Wornall Home Has Historic Past Wornall Home Has Historic Past July//1963 Photos and story about the Confederate landholders and mansion owners of the Kansas City area, including John Wornall and his Wornall home, who hospitalized Rebels during the Civil War and were in turn...

6. Wornall Home Has Historic Past Wornall Home Has Historic Past July//1963 Photo (of the John Wornall residence) and stories of robberies and other assaults on the Wornall home by brigands during the war.

7. Wornall Family History Wornall Family History Spring 2003 Gives names and dates of family members. Richard and wife Judith moved to Westport, Missouri from Kentucky in 1843. Includes "Agriculture and The Wornall Farm" and "Construction of the Wornall House" which...

8. Wornall and Johnson Families Wornall and Johnson Families July//1927 Illustration of family crests or coats-of-arms, photos of John Wornall and the Westport Baptist Church, and article about the genealogy of the related families of the John Bristow Wornall, or John Wornall...

9. Worldviews Worldviews October 27-November 2, 2005 Article reporting the loss of one of Kansas City's "most renowned eccentrics," Vince Roark. Roark was a habitue of the Westport and Kansas City Art Institute areas, where he was known for his complex "hypergraph"...

10. Word of Mouth: The Fresh Season Word of Mouth: The Fresh Season July//1997 Photos and reviews about local restaurants growing their own produce and other food, including the the Blue Bird Café and adjacent City Garden at 17th and Summit Streets (edible flowers and vegetables),...

11. Word of Mouth: Repasts Past Word of Mouth: Repasts Past March//1994 Article about restaurants of the past in Westport and Downtown, visited by various celebrities such as Harry Truman, Joe DiMaggio, Liberace, Carole Lombard, Lyndon Johnson, Mickey Mantle, Nelson Eddy,...

12. Witness to History Witness to History October 12, 2014 Excerpts from John Benton's Hart's recorded recollections of his Civil War experiences as a member of the 11th Kansas Cavalary from October 19-23, 1864. Hart describes a skirmish with Confederate soldiers...

13. William S. Chick William S. Chick Bio of William S. Chick from Virginia, involved in the War of 1812, and settling in Westport in 1836 with a log business struck repeatedly by floods. Began ferry service facilitating fur trade. First to...

14. William Powell Obituary William Powell Obituary July/9/1971 Photo and obituary for William Powell, "a well known sports figure" dying at the age of 63 in 1971. Born in Illinois and raised in Kansas City before becoming a Westport High School track star and "owner...

15. William Jewell College, Wornall Hall William Jewell College, Wornall Hall Postcard of Wornall Hall at William Jewell College

16. William J. Hinchey: The Rediscovery of Artist's Work and Diary Results in Exhibit at Nelson Art Gallery William J. Hinchey: The Rediscovery of Artist's Work and Diary Results in Exhibit at Nelson Art Gallery February 1977 Article about entries in the diary of artist William Hinchey (1829-1893) about Westport, Independence, and Liberty, Missouri, and the exhibit of his art at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Description...

17. William Hornbuckle William Hornbuckle 1896 Biographical sketch of William Hornbuckle, or W. D. Hornbuckle, "farmer of Jackson county," born in Johnson County, Missouri, in 1842 and moving to Westport about 1851 with his parents.

18. William Garrett William Garrett September/28/1895 Obituary for William Garrett, a Westport resident dying "of old age" at his son's home at 44th and Summit Streets.

19. William G. Ostrander: Former Owner of Electric Company Was 66 William G. Ostrander: Former Owner of Electric Company Was 66 March/11/1956 Photo and obituary for William George Ostrander, or William Ostrander, "66, of 3210 Pennsylvania avenue," former owner of "the Ostrander Electric company here." Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri coming...

20. William Clarke Quantrill William Clarke Quantrill Circa 1890s Charcoal portrait of William Clarke Quantrill in suit coat and tie. The drawing is signed by the artist. Below the signature is "Chas. Wm. Quantrill. (?) over" written in different handwriting and black...