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1. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of James Phelps, "deputy county clerk, Independence, Missouri." Born in Illinois in 1855 and moving to Independence in 1885 as a lawyer before aapointed to his present (1896) position...

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Churchill White, "president of the Citizens' National Bank." Born in Kentucky in 1825 and raised in Liberty, Missouri, becoming a store clerk there (at the store of David Roberts)...

3. For This Favor, Thanks For This Favor, Thanks Photo and biographical article about "Dr. Schorer," a 54-year old pediatric physician appointed by Henry McElroy as the city's Director of Health, born in Wisconsin in 1881 and coming to Kansas City in...

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. C. F. Wainright, a physician and medical scientist. Born in Lewis County, Missouri in 1858 and coming to Kansas City in 1890, becoming a professor at "the University Medical...

5. Found a Wilderness: Such Was Kansas City When Allen McGee Arrived Found a Wilderness: Such Was Kansas City When Allen McGee Arrived Portrait and biographical article about Allen McGee, a Westport resident and early settler of Kansas City in 1828 with his father James McGee, Sr. Description of his life and career, born in Kentucky in...

6. 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. Isaac Ridge, an early physician of Kansas City born in Kentucky in 1825 and coming here in 1848.

7. 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 Richard Steele, a retired "capitalist" of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1832 and raised on "the old homestead being located on the main road between Independence and Westport" near...

8. A Successful Season of Local Grand Opera A Successful Season of Local Grand Opera Report of the "first. ..week's season of opera with a balance on the right side of the ledger" for the Kansas City Grand Opera Company.

9. Airialto Accolade Airialto Accolade Photos and captions about announcers and performers on local radio shows including Melba Hardaway of W9XBY's "The Friendly Neighbor," Paul Henning of KMBC's movie reviews, Tom Collins and James McQueeny...

10. Flour Power Flour Power Review of the Big Biscuit.

11. A Study of the Money Problem A Study of the Money Problem File containing a book review of "The Prosperity Problem," dealing with international economics, by Joseph Sutton of Kansas City.

12. General Ewing's Advance General Ewing's Advance Story of the advance into Missouri by 2,000 soldiers and the rally to defend Kansas City.

13. Focus on Banking: 'Exhausted Rooster' Crosby Kemper Still Rules UMB Roost Focus on Banking: 'Exhausted Rooster' Crosby Kemper Still Rules UMB Roost Photos and biographical article about Rufus Crosby Kemper, Jr., or R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., "the man who has ruled the $3.5 billion-asset United Missouri Bancshares Inc. for decades" at the age of 62 and...

14. Gangster Style Gangster Style Describes the "Gangster Tour", a trolley-based excursion highlighting criminal and vice locales throughout Kansas City.

15. Free Market Doesn't Work in Urban Core, Says EDC Official Free Market Doesn't Work in Urban Core, Says EDC Official Discusses the belief of the CEO of the Economic Development Corporation that tax incentives must be provided in order to spur development within Kansas City.

16. Kansas City: Where the Manager Plan Has Failed Kansas City: Where the Manager Plan Has Failed Article about the failures of Kansas City's council-manager form of government and police department, due to corrupt politicking, reviewing the status of several important city government departments.

17. A Sorry Free State A Sorry Free State Article describes the past and present of the Quindaro area of Kansas City, Kansas. Quindaro was an anti-slavery town before and during the Civil War, and a crossing place on the Missouri River for runaway...

18. Kansas City Statues Kansas City Statues Information on statues in the city.

19. Kansas City Steel Corporation Kansas City Steel Corporation File containing a letter from H. A. Brassert, head of H. A. Brassert & Company, consulting engineers in Chicago, to J. W. Dana, president of the Kansas City Steel Corporation in Kansas City, concerning...

20. ''Rupe'': Wayne Ruppenthal ''Rupe'': Wayne Ruppenthal Article describing the life and career of trumpeter Wayne Ruppenthal. Ruppenthal, a native of Russell, Kansas, began taking cornet lessons at age 13 from "Mr. Deines", a former member of the Coon-Sanders...