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Show Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 3
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TitleShow Me Missouri History: Celebrating the Century, Part 3
AbstractThird and final part of a series of articles by about the history of Missouri in the 20th century, this part covering the period from World War II to the end of the 1960s. Photos and descriptions of general news events and trends across the state, with information taken from the State Historical Society of Missouri, including Kansas City people and institutions.
NotesThe following topics dealing specifically with Greater Kansas City are touched on or covered: Harry Truman's presidency, the Kansas City Athletics baseball team, housing restrictions on blacks and Jews, urban versus rural population, per capita incomes, highway projects, racial segregation in neighborhoods and schools, "DIT-CIO, a Kansas City company" involved in the aerospace industry, the 1968 race riots, comparisons of city populations (Page 460: "Although St. Louis County remains the most populous area in the state, Kansas City is the largest city."), and the homes of Harry S. Truman and Thomas Hart Benton.
AuthorChristine Montgomery
Linda Brown-Kubisch
SourceMissouri Historical Review
Chapter TitlePart 3
Local SubjectMissouri--History
State Historical Society of Missouri
Historical Societies
Item TypeMagazine Article
Access This ItemThis document is not available online. You may come to the Missouri Valley Room to view it or request a photocopy from the Library's Document Delivery service. https://www.kclibrary.org/services/copy-requests
Item ID109449
CONTENTdm number15443
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