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1. 'Mother Taylor': At 83, Myra Taylor Reigns as One of KC's Greatest Singers Ever 'Mother Taylor': At 83, Myra Taylor Reigns as One of KC's Greatest Singers Ever April 2, 2000 Biographical article about Kansas City jazz singer Myra Taylor, a black woman starting out in 1930s night clubs and going on to USO and other overseas tours starting in World War II, with photos.

2. Deaths: Roosevelt Gray Deaths: Roosevelt Gray June/6/1972 Obituary for Roosevelt "Chappie" Gray, or Roosevelt Gray, "72 of 2835 Tracy" Avenue, "a former catcher in semipro and the old Negro National League baseball clubs," born in Arkansas about 1900 and coming...

3. Drifters, Inc. Drifters, Inc. August/7/1974

4. Fiermon Prymus, Bandleader, Dies Fiermon Prymus, Bandleader, Dies October 30, 2000 File containing a photo and obituary for Fiermon Prymus, "a bandleader, drummer and singer who started as a gospel singer in the 1920s and went on to become a fixture in Kansas City's jazz scene" dying...

5. Intercity Book Lovers Celebrates 80th Anniversary Intercity Book Lovers Celebrates 80th Anniversary November 17-23, 2006 Column reporting the 80th anniversary of the Intercity Book Lovers, an African American women's group dedicated to a love of books. The group was founded in 1926, with 30 original members who were "mostly...

6. Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Jack and Jill of America, Inc. June 13, 1973 Jack and Jill of America is a non-profit black organization founded in 1938. There are more than 100 chapters in 38 states. Its goals are to stimulate social, cultural, and civic responsibilities in children...

7. Jay McShann--A Kansas City Jazz Legend Jay McShann--A Kansas City Jazz Legend November/8/2000 Biographical article about Jay McShann, "[r]ecognized as one of the great blues and jazz musicians of the twentieth century," born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, in 1916 and coming to Kansas City in 1937 as a...

8. Laud Work of Club Laud Work of Club April 9, 1970 News article about work of the “Brotherhood Democratic Club, a black political organization in the second ward” of Kansas City. News of the club’s influence in a recent election is reported. The...

9. Motorcycle Rally Returns Motorcycle Rally Returns August 5, 2007 After a 10-year absence, the National Bikers Roundup has returned to Kansas City. The 2007 Roundup, held at the Kansas International Speedway, marks the 30-year anniversary of the event that originated...

10. The Ivanhoe Commemorates Dedication to Black Men The Ivanhoe Commemorates Dedication to Black Men December 12-18, 2008 The Ivanhoe social club is celebrating 100 years of commitment to the African American community in greater Kansas City. Since its founding in 1908, Ivanhoe membership has included influential members...