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1. Beyond Lewis and Clark Beyond Lewis and Clark Article describes a number of explorers who travelled the West in the employ of the U.S. Army after the Lewis and Clark Expedition. These include Zebulon Pike, Stephen H. Long, John Charles Fremont, and...

2. First Shawnee Indian Mission First Shawnee Indian Mission Chapter of the book about the first Shawnee Indian mission in Kansas, one mile southwest of Turner, Kansas, with an illustration of the "[b]uilding erected in 1830 by Thomas Johnson" there.

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Dr. Edwin Kennedy Wilson, or Edwin Wilson, a physician born in West Virginia in 1854 and coming to Kasnas City in 1884.

4. AC2 First Baptist Church AC2 First Baptist Church The First Baptist Church Collection provides insight into the activities of First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas, through meeting minutes, anniversary programs, and other items.

5. 'Sporting House' History: Opulence to Backroom 'Sporting House' History: Opulence to Backroom Illustrations and biographical article (second in a five-part series) about the history of prostitution in Kansas City back to the 1870s madame Annie Chambers and progressing through the wide-open 1930s...

6. 'Spectacular Homes' with Immediate Move-In Opportunities 'Spectacular Homes' with Immediate Move-In Opportunities Photos and description of Woodland Reserve, voted the 2006 'Community of the Year' by Kansas City Homes and Gardens magazine.

7. Adults Flock Back to School Adults Flock Back to School William Jewell College, Johnson County Community College, Park College, UMKC, etc.

8. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

9. Fate of Hispanic Westside Hangs in the Balance Fate of Hispanic Westside Hangs in the Balance Westside community leaders are concerned about the effect of large development projects on their neighborhood. The rebirth of the neighborhood has been a grassroots effort by residents and Kathy Kirby,...

10. 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward 'Never once' did Rodriguez expect reward Paul Rodriguez is the 2003 recipient of Commerce Bank's Community Service Award. Rodriguez built his company, Rodriguez Mechanical Contractors, from a small start-up business to one of Greater Kansas City's...

11. A Chinaman's Obsequies A Chinaman's Obsequies Large traditional Chinese funeral for laundryman How Ah Hing with banners, red flags, Chinese orchestra, etc.

12. AC7 Sumner High School AC7 Sumner High School The Sumner High School Collection documents the activities of faculty and students at Sumner High School and its successor organization Sumner Academy in Kansas City, Kansas, from 1927 to 1986

13. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Milton Payne, a railroad investor and realtor and former mayor of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1829 and coming to Kansas City in 1850 as a dry goods merchant before being elected mayor...

14. Fast-Paced Growth at Continental Disc Fast-Paced Growth at Continental Disc Article describing the Continental Disc company in Riverside, Missouri, "the second-largest manufacturer in its industry" of producing "rupture disc components" for space shuttles.

15. Betty Henson Betty Henson Featured in this edition of the magazine in the "Name Dropping" column is Betty Henson, widow of Paul Henson. She is the honorary chairman of the Symphony Ball. Recalls her life and activities. Includes...

16. 'Maccabeat!' Musical a Jewish Holiday Alternative 'Maccabeat!' Musical a Jewish Holiday Alternative As part of the first Kansas City Crossroads Musical Theater Festival, Theater League will present a staged reading of Mark Edelman's new musical "Maccabeat!". Edelman is president of the Theater League...

17. 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End The author in his column reminiscences about that part of the Northeast area known as "Little Italy" named because of the Italian immigrants who settled there. Includes pictures and text of the Badami...

18. Book Review: A Modern-Day Marco Polo Book Review: A Modern-Day Marco Polo Book review of "A Modern-Day Marco Polo: More than Herbs and Acupuncture" by E. Grey Dimond, "provost for health sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City," describing the culture of China and...

19. 'Water Plaza' For Bartle 'Water Plaza' For Bartle The City Council agreed to a $1 million city contract for new public art at the Bartle Hall ballroom expansion. A Japanese-American artist named Jun Kaneko was awarded the contract. His concept includes...

20. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. 'Globe-Trotting' Refrigerators Are Made in K. C. Entry for Viking Refrigerators, Incorporated, with the history of the company founded in 1904 by Walter S. Dickey, who also "manufactured miles of clay pipe for the town's water and sewer system and was...