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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. "Like a Brilliant Thread" "Like a Brilliant Thread" Fall 2011 Article recounts the December 1921 coal strike in southeast Kansas involving the "Amazon Army"- the wives, mothers, sisters, and friends of the striking mine workers. They led a series of marches to prevent...

3. "Nobody Out Here Knows Anything About Wimin's Rights" "Nobody Out Here Knows Anything About Wimin's Rights" Autumn 2010 Title contines "Clarina Howard Nichols, Woman's Rights, and Abolitionism in Kansas Territory." Article discusses Clarina Howard Nichols, one of the most notable nineteenth-century women's rights activisits...

4. ''Labouring For the Freedom of This Territory'': Free-State Kansas Women in the 1850s ''Labouring For the Freedom of This Territory'': Free-State Kansas Women in the 1850s Summer 1998 Article about the hardships of Kansas women in the border warfare era of the 1850s, with few rights and fighting on the side of anti-slavery.

5. ''We All Had a Cause'': Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945 ''We All Had a Cause'': Kansas City's Bomber Plant, 1941-1945 Winter 2005-2006 The B-25 bomber was crucial to the war effort during World War II and many of these bombers were made in North American Aviation's Kansas City, Kansas facility. "This article describes the origin and development...

6. 'Equipping Ourselves in Every Possible Way': Contents of Wagons on the 1851 Oregon Trail 'Equipping Ourselves in Every Possible Way': Contents of Wagons on the 1851 Oregon Trail Winter 2006 This article starts out: "Before deciding to make a cross-country trip, anyone with common sense would certainly give considerable thought to what supplies would be needed to make that journey." Early...

7. 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies 'Mother of Youth Court' Dies July 4, 2005 Kansas City humanitarian Mildred Watson served as the first female commissioner in the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court and was referred to as "the mother of youth court". She died...

8. 'Peanut' Still Pitching 'Peanut' Still Pitching August 18, 2010 The only woman to pitch in the Negro Leagues, Mamie Johnson (Peanut), will be one of the celebrities in the 2010 Buck O'Neil Golf Classic at the Shoal Creek Golf Course August 23, 1020. Johnson pitched...

9. 'Renaissance Woman' from Missouri 'Renaissance Woman' from Missouri January/30/1975 Photo and biographical article about Mrs. Stanley Ginn, or Rosemary Ginn, "chairman of the United States Commission for UNESCO" and president of the Lucas Brothers Publishers starting in 1972, born in...

10. 'Site of Shame' Dedicated 'Site of Shame' Dedicated April 29, 2007 The Sand Creek Massacre National Historic site was dedicated in southeastern Colorado on April 28, 2007. The site is located 160 miles southeast of Denver on Big Sandy Creek in Kiowa County and pays tribute...

11. 100 Years of Aviation 100 Years of Aviation Summer 2003 Entire issue of Gateway Heritage devoted to flight. Includes primary sources such as letters by the Wright brothers and Charles Lindbergh. Chapters are: How We Made The First Flight; To Octave Chanute,...

12. 103 Years of History 103 Years of History March 16, 2002 Article that gives a short history of The Independent magazine. It was started in 1899 by George Creel and Arthur Grissom as a political magazine. Ten years later two women, Katherine Baxter and Clara...

13. 10th & Baltimore Streets, Looking South 10th & Baltimore Streets, Looking South Postcard of 10th & Baltimore Streets, Looking South.

14. 10th Anniversary, Women Who Matter 10th Anniversary, Women Who Matter November 2002 Section of this issue of Ingram's entitled "we kc - women executives-kansas city" designed to celebrate the success of KC's most accomplished women executives. Included are 20 women with photos as well...

15. 12th Street, Women Walking 12th Street, Women Walking July 5, 1915 View from behind of two unidentified women walking arm-in-arm down 12th Street towards the Empress Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. Theater sign is visible and reads Loew's Empress Theatre.

16. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

17. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Unidentified women cooking barbecue.

18. 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 18th and Vine Jazz Fest 1989 Unidentified women leaving Barker Temple Church (north of Highland and 19th) during festival.

19. 1903 Flood 1903 Flood 1903 1903 Flood scene. Displaced women standing beside a tent with belongings around her, exact location unknown. Identified as Flood of 1903.

20. 20/20 Visionaries 20/20 Visionaries July 2014 Article spotlights 30 "visionaries" of Kansas City, the men and women who "pioneered the region, pushed our borders in new directions, set the stage from the growth of companies...and helped give this...