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61. Things Looking Up for Building Things Looking Up for Building July 27, 2011 The 130-year old Cosby Hotel building at Ninth Street and Baltimore Avenue has been purchased by the Sunflower Development Group. The firm's principals, Lon Booher and Jason Swords, plan to convert the...

62. The Way We Were The Way We Were Winter 2002 Article describes rehabilitation efforts underway in 2002 at the Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site in Johnson County, Kansas. The project, which includes reinterpretation of exhibits as well as...

63. The United States Army in the Kansas Border Troubles, 1855-1856 The United States Army in the Kansas Border Troubles, 1855-1856 Winter, 1966 In the first paragraph of the article, the author poses these questions: "To what extent was the army used as a peace-maintaining force and to what degree was it truly neutral? If the army was relatively...

64. The Slightly Changing Face of Mission Hills The Slightly Changing Face of Mission Hills Winter 2011 Article detailing the 2010 Census report figures that show "Mission Hills is increasingly female, a little older and a bit more diverse." The data shows fewer children and more people over the age of 62...

65. The Popular Ideology of Segregated Schooling: Attitudes toward the Education of Blacks in Kansas, 1854-1900 The Popular Ideology of Segregated Schooling: Attitudes toward the Education of Blacks in Kansas, 1854-1900 Winter 1978 Photos and article about segregated education in later 19th century Kansas. Well-documented essay exploring "the grass-roots attitudes toward the schooling of black Americans in Kansas, a Great Plains...

66. The Place Where All Men Strive To Be: Harry S. Truman on the Eve of the 1934 Senate Campaign The Place Where All Men Strive To Be: Harry S. Truman on the Eve of the 1934 Senate Campaign Fall 2004; Winter 2004/2005 Two-part series detailing Harry S. Truman's early political career including his two terms as Presiding Judge of Jackson County, Missouri. In the early 1930s Truman "began to write long memorandums to...

67. The Noble Wife of the Late Champion of Freedom The Noble Wife of the Late Champion of Freedom Winter 2012-2013 Mary Brown, widow of abolitionist John Brown, was the guest of honor at a reception held at the statehouse in Topeka, Kansas on November 15, 1882. The article provides a biography of Mary Brown's life...

68. The Military and Kansas History The Military and Kansas History Winter 2004-2005 This bibliographic article is part of the magazine's "Review Essay Series". The author gives a thorough survey of the traditional literature dealing with military history in Kansas. He also analyzes the...

69. The Junction The Junction 1895 Distant winter view looking north.

70. The First Permanent Courthouse for Wyandotte County The First Permanent Courthouse for Wyandotte County Winter 2001 Author describes the first ''permanent'' courthouse in Wyandotte County. The courthouse, which stood at 7th and Minnesota Avenue, was a three-story, brick, Italianate building.

71. The Far Horizons of Jim Bridger The Far Horizons of Jim Bridger Winter 2003 Originally published in The Denver Post, August 27, 1972, the article portrays a 70 year-old Bridger and reflections on his past.

72. The Eagles Have Landed in Lawrence The Eagles Have Landed in Lawrence February 16, 2004 Report on migrating bald eagles who have gathered in droves at the Kansas River near the Lawrence Riverfront Plaza. Each winter, Kansas usually gets about 1,200 bald eagles, and Missouri more than 2,000....

73. The Dress of the First Voyageurs, 1650-1715 The Dress of the First Voyageurs, 1650-1715 Summer 2000 Article summarizes the typical dress and appearance of French-Canadian explorers of New France during the years 1650-1715. The following topics are covered: body ornamentation (beards and tattoos), summer...

74. The Building of the Lewis and Clark Boat in Pittsburgh The Building of the Lewis and Clark Boat in Pittsburgh Winter 1009-10 Was it a flatboat, keelboat, or barge that Meriwether Lewis had built for the Corps of Discovery's travels to find a passage to the West coast? The author, using many original source documents such as...

75. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of George Winter, a realtor coming to Kansas City in 1879 from Michigan with offices in the New York Life Building.

76. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Robert Winter, "of Kansas City, Mo., of the well known firm of R. L. Winter & Company." Native of Canada emigrating to Kansas City in 1882 as a realtor.

77. The Bever Trail The Bever Trail Spring 2004 Fort Sill in Oklahoma was the site of the first military execution of a United States Army man in Oklahoma in World War II. His name was Harry Ralph Bever who was a gangster born in Millgrove, Missouri....

78. The Bee Hunter The Bee Hunter Winter 1979 A history of the spread of domestic European bees into the western United States. The author summarizes their introduction to North America in the seventeenth century and draws upon the accounts of western...

79. The 1854 Mormon Emigration At The Missouri-Kansas Border The 1854 Mormon Emigration At The Missouri-Kansas Border Winter 2009-2010 Article describes the experience of the Mormons along the Missouri-Kansas border as they journeyed to the Salt Lake area in 1854, using Westport for their outfitting supplies. In years past they experienced...

80. Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Thanksgiving Postcard