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1. Law of Demand Law of Demand Article describes difficulties and negotiations involved in the rehabilitation of the Law Building and the Federal Building at 9th and Walnut.

2. Judicial Pioneer Dies at Age 90 Judicial Pioneer Dies at Age 90 Photo and obituary for Judge Lewis Clymer, "the first black man to be appointed to the Jackson County Circuit Court" dying at the age of 90 in 2001. Born in Neosho, Missouri in 1910 and coming to Kansas...

3. How the Machine Won the Election How the Machine Won the Election Methods used by the political machine of city government to cheat on the election.

4. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views Includes a photo of the neighboring houses of Ferdinand and M. G. Heim, at 324 and 340 Walrond Avenue, respectively.

5. AC9 Lincoln High School Collection Finding Aid AC9 Lincoln High School Collection Finding Aid The Lincoln High School Collection contains yearbooks, photographs, and ephemera that document the activities of faculty, staff, and students at Lincoln High School in Kansas City, Missouri.

6. Kansas City Hall of Fame Kansas City Hall of Fame

7. Hotel Sold to Operating Firm Hotel Sold to Operating Firm Photo, caption, and article about the purchase of the Continental Hotel (or Hotel Continental) "by interests which have managed the 22-story hotel for the last two decades" from Barney Allis and James...

8. Hotel: Puttin' on the Ritz at the Hyatt Hotel: Puttin' on the Ritz at the Hyatt Story of a slow day at the hotel, covering most of its services.

9. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views Photo of the "residence of H. H. Cassidy, 41 East Thirty-second Street."

10. Kansas City Area Pushes Postflood Clean-Up Kansas City Area Pushes Postflood Clean-Up Map highlighting industrial areas recovering from flood and fire damage with descriptions of companies affected.

11. From the Archives From the Archives One paragraph about the acquisition of the Schorer collection for the Jackson County Historical Society archives.

12. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views Photos of the café and auditorium at the park.

13. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views Photo of the "residence of J. H. Ricksecker, 3348 Troost Avenue."

14. From Flood Could Come KC-Katy From Flood Could Come KC-Katy The diasaster of the failure of the Taum Sauk reservoir wall on December 14 may lead to the develpoment of a portion of the missing 225-mile Katy Trail from St. Louis to Kansas City.

15. Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri Housing Authority of Kansas City, Missouri

16. Kansas City Gives Immigrants a Chance to Start Over Kansas City Gives Immigrants a Chance to Start Over Article about recent immigrant groups that are transforming the face of Kansas City. Subjects include Daniel Fikru (Ethiopian), owner of the Blue Nile restaurant, Somali student, Shaku, Arthur Gadelov...

17. Housing--Kansas City Housing--Kansas City File contains several documents pertaining to African American housing in Kansas City. These include a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on housing availability for "Negro World War II veterans" in...

18. How a Job and Pay Plan Was Adopted and Installed How a Job and Pay Plan Was Adopted and Installed Article about Kansas City's new city employee pay plan, from hiring to promotions and fair compensation, etc.

19. How Aubry Died How Aubry Died Article about the "tragic death at the bar" of Francis Aubry, "the great little horseman" and "Canadian Frenchman by birth" at the La Fonda Hotel in Santa Fe in 1854.

20. How Did Independence Get Its Name? Name Came When "Independence" Was Declared How Did Independence Get Its Name? Name Came When "Independence" Was Declared Article about the origin of the name of the city of Independence, Missouri. Named for (according to this article) the gaining of "independence" of General William McCray and his soldiers from the Indians...