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21. A Brief History of Old Westport A Brief History of Old Westport Spring 2004 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is part three, the conclusion. It states that "by the early 40's the number of residents had grown to 2,500, and by 1848 or 1849 Westport's...

22. A Brief History of Old Westport A Brief History of Old Westport Fall 2003 Originally published in The Kansas City Star in March 1933, this is a first installment written by Major William W. Harris. It discusses the first settlers and Westport Landing.

23. A Browser's Guide to Unique Bookstores A Browser's Guide to Unique Bookstores February//1983 Review of locally-owned (non-chain) bookstores with photos and descriptions of the following: (1) Bookenders in Platte City, (2) Glenn Books at 1227 Baltimore Avenue, (3) Bennett Schneider at 300 Ward...

24. A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback March 1979 Article about the integrity of the Westport residential community, focusing on its neighborhood organizations designed to preserve its older and characteristic architecture, with several photos, including...

25. A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional A Century Later Marillac Still Feels Like Home: The Former Orphanage Now Treats Children with Emotional Difficulties June/11/1997 File contains an article about the Marillac Center, a mental health center for children, a product of the Kansas City Orphan Boys' Home originally in Westport, merged with orphan girls' homes, and now...

26. A Century of Guardian Angels A Century of Guardian Angels September 30, 2009 Guardian Angels Catholic Church, called Guardian Angel until the 1950s, at 1310 Westport Road celebrates 100 years. The original parishoners were German-speaking Catholics. "Today, Guardian Angels attracts...

27. A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport December 1922 Childhood recollections of the author (Mrs. Bridget Dixon Turgeon, or Bridget Turgeon) from the Battle of Westport in the Civil War from her father's (Hugh Dixon) grocery store at "4056 Penn Street" or...

28. A Cold-Blooded Murder: The City Marshal of Westport Called to His Gate and Shot Down A Cold-Blooded Murder: The City Marshal of Westport Called to His Gate and Shot Down June/16/1879 File contains an article about the murder of Westport Marshal Samuel Bucher at his home by William Gossard, or William Gossert, a telegraph operator at the Coates House Hotel, with the help of another...

29. A Comparison: Three Hundred and Eighty-six Electors Sign Mr. Slavens' Certificate A Comparison: Three Hundred and Eighty-six Electors Sign Mr. Slavens' Certificate March/24/1894 List of some of the citizens of Westport voting in the 1894 mayoral election.

30. A Conversation with. ..Henry Bloch A Conversation with. ..Henry Bloch January 2001 Photo, interview, and biographical article about Henry Bloch, founder of the H & R Block national tax accounting business based in Kansas City in 1946 with offices at Main and Westport Roads.

31. A Dazzling, Delicious Galaxy of Stars A Dazzling, Delicious Galaxy of Stars May 2001 Photos and reviews of new local restaurants including McCormick & Schmick's (on the Plaza), Fiorella's Jack Stack ("located in the Freighthouse, which is part of the Crossroads District on the border of...

32. A Famous Suit: Descendants of Joseph Smith at War in the Courts A Famous Suit: Descendants of Joseph Smith at War in the Courts March/10/1894 Article about the court decision to grant the temple lot in Independence to the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

33. A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets Spring 2005 Article looks at some Kansas City streets that run east-west as well as some north-south streets and gives the names today compared to the names used in early Kansas City. Also included in the article...

34. A Fight to Save Where They Fought A Fight to Save Where They Fought July 3, 2012 Article on the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund and their attempts to acquire land of the Big Blue Battlefield north of Swope Park. The fund controls more than half of the area near the Blue River where...

35. A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303 A File from Letters from the Leavenworth Agency, Roll 303 March//1975 Copies of letters written by Luke Lea (an Indian agent) and others about the character and activities of W. W. Cleghorn, another Indian agent at Fort Leavenworth around 1850. Complimentary descriptions...

36. A Goodly Heritage: Commemorative Publication Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Westport Presbyterian A Goodly Heritage: Commemorative Publication Celebrating the 125th Anniversary of the Westport Presbyterian Church 1960 History of the church.

37. A Group of Kansas City Churches A Group of Kansas City Churches 1898-1899 Photo collage of several Kansas City area churches.

38. A History of Allen School: 1854-1976 A History of Allen School: 1854-1976 ca1970s A 52 page, photocopied typescript with footnotes and bibliography on the history of Allen School, the first public school in Westport and Kansas City. Includes pictures, diagrams, and other illustrations....

39. A Hollywood Homecoming A Hollywood Homecoming June 12, 2005 Article about the movie ''Lenexa 1 Mile'' directed by Shawnee Mission West graduate Jason Wiles. Discusses filming at Kelly's Westport Inn and Wiles' acting career.

40. A Home District Beautiful A Home District Beautiful February 1921 Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...