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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. ''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...

4. 'Like an Earthquake' 'Like an Earthquake' February 20, 2013 Article reports on a large natural gas explosion in the Country Club Plaza that injured at least 16 people and destroyed the iconic JJ's Restaurant at 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The force of the...

5. 200 Mothers and Babies of the Hot City to Be Guests at R. A. Long's Million-Dollar Farm 200 Mothers and Babies of the Hot City to Be Guests at R. A. Long's Million-Dollar Farm May/10/1914 Article with several illustrations and descriptions of the buildings and grounds under construction in a project "to combine philanthropy with farming," including a water tower and workers' cottages, a...

6. 50 Years of Goodwill. ..and Four of the Many Lives It Has Brightened 50 Years of Goodwill. ..and Four of the Many Lives It Has Brightened August-September//1975 History of the organization and brief profiles of some workers.

7. A 102-Unit Projection to Investors Here A 102-Unit Projection to Investors Here April/28/1957

8. A Forgotten Legacy: Hundreds of Foreign Miners Were Ostracized by Their Communities A Forgotten Legacy: Hundreds of Foreign Miners Were Ostracized by Their Communities Winter//1997 Story about the rioting in 1917 at the St. Louis Refining & Smelting Company plant in Flat River, involving violence against foreign mine workers from Eastern Europe by Americans fearing the World War...

9. A Legend in the Dining Industry A Legend in the Dining Industry April 24, 2007 The Gilbert/Robinson restaurant company hasn't existed since the mid-1990s, but a reunion of employees is to be held April 28, 2007, in Overland Park. The restaurants associated with Gilbert/Robinson in...

10. A Look at Slavery in Missouri A Look at Slavery in Missouri Winter//1986 Article about the institution of slavery in Missouri and its distinctions from that in the Deep South, including the distribution of black slave families and treatment of black slave agricultural workers....

11. A New Commission Firm A New Commission Firm February/15/1897 Photos and article about the "George Holmes Live Stock Commission Company" and its president, George Holmes, and other workers with offices in the Live Stock Exchange Building. Description of George's...

12. A New Leaf for Rehab Institute A New Leaf for Rehab Institute January 5, 2013 Article describes the establishment and operations of the new RIKC Book Store. Rick Caplan, director of RIKC's new business development, is interviewed and provides details concerning its partnership with...

13. A Plan to Meet Disaster A Plan to Meet Disaster February//1952 Article regarding the necessity of trained workers for employment in flood control and relief work over untrained volunteers.

14. A Tough Nut to Crack: Unionization and the Donnelly Garment Company A Tough Nut to Crack: Unionization and the Donnelly Garment Company Summer-Autumn, 2002 Article describes attempts by the International Ladies Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) to organize the Donnelly Garment Company in Kansas City. The author argues that the long battle between the company...

15. Affordable Housing in Rhythm with Downtown Affordable Housing in Rhythm with Downtown November 30-December 6, 2007 Article discusses need for affordable or "work force" housing in downtown Kansas City. The development of restaurants and entertainment businesses downtown requires more service workers whose wages generally...

16. American's Last KCI Union Jobs Outsourced American's Last KCI Union Jobs Outsourced November 15, 2012 Article announces the elimination of the final union jobs under American Airlines at Kansas City International Airport. The article discusses how the troubled airline's bankruptcy status allowed it to...

17. An Interview With Asencion Hernandez An Interview With Asencion Hernandez 1977-12-22 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded December 22, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has typed guide to contents....

18. An Interview With Elvira Ramirez An Interview With Elvira Ramirez 197? Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed list of contents.

19. An Interview With Esther Rocha An Interview With Esther Rocha 1978-06-26 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded June 26, 1978. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has typed list of contents....

20. An Interview With Hector J. Garcia An Interview With Hector J. Garcia 1978-10-30 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded October 30, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed guide to...