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Edward M Eveld
William Allen White
Fred L Lee
July 16, 2011
Author of the mystery-fantasy series called "The Dresden Files," Jim Butcher began publishing the popular series in 2000. "Twice he has reached the Top 5 on the New York Times best-seller list." His newest...
'X-Raying The Heartache'
July 4, 2010
Profile of author Christie Hodgen whose second novel, Elegies for the Broken-Hearted, has just been published. The 36-year old assistant professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is...
A Famous Theosophist: Countess Wachtmeister Pays a Visit to Kansas City
Portrait and biographical article about Constance Georgine Louise de Bourbel de Montjucon, or "Countess Wachtmeister, of Sweden, the famous Theosophist" "widely known as one of the disciples and the intimate...
A Fine Mystery, but. ..
File containing a photo (of the author) and book review of "The Mystery of the Third Twin" by Wilma Yeo, a novelist and former "creative writing instructor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and...
A Missouri River Journey Source of Inspiration: Author Seeks Waters of Renewal in Remote Canyon
Photos, maps, and article about the exploration for the headwaters of the Missouri River (in southwestern Montana near Yellowstone Park) by "Kansas City-born author William Least Heat-Moon," or William...
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.
A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today
Photos and biographical article about Mildred Kittell Ray, or Mildred Ray (ca. 1895-1996), known as Mrs. Sam Ray in her articles in the Kansas City Star. The articles started about 1976 and depicted and...
A Widower Bucks Life on a Farm
Book review of "The Home Place," a novel by Fred Gipson set in Kansas City and Texas.
File containing a description of Margaret Withers Teague, or Margaret Teague, a Clay County, Missouri historian "assist[ing] her mother, the late Mrs. Robert Steele Withers, in research for the writing...
Al Cosetta's Method of Success
November 11, 1954
Book review of "How I Found Success" by Kansas City author and businessman Al Cosetta, with photo and description of his "how-to" method.
Alberta Wilson Constant
Photos and biographical sketch of Alberta Wilson Constant, or Alberta Constant, wife of Edwin Constant and poetry editor of the Veterans' Voices magazine, as well as editor of the Jackson County Histocial...
Information about Alexander Cappon, an English and literature professor at the University of Kansas City from the 1930s to the 1960s, editing "The University Review" from 1937 to 1970 and compiling an...
American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century
References to and brief descriptions of the Committee on Public Information during World War I, and its chairman, George Creel, a former Kansas City journalist, pointing out his efforts with the committee...
File containing photos and information on Amy Winning, "organist for St. Peter's United Church of Christ" at 3115 Linwood Boulevard from 1924 to 1964. Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri coming to Kansas...
Multiple articles about Annabel Johnson, a native Kansas Citian and writer about historical Missouri settings occasionally with her husband Edgar Johnson.
Information about Annette Betz (1886-1987), a teacher from 1906 to 1957 in high schools and "the last surviving member of the original faculty of Kansas City Junior College," also an author of nonfiction....
Art in Kansas City
Essay by Stephen Crane, the noted author of "The Red Badge of Courage," about a cow in Kansas City with artistic abilities in water color painting but thin milk, with photo of the author.
Articles in Star Win Top Prizes for Two Authors
File containing a biographical article about Mrs. H. P. Rosenberg, winner of a first place award from the "Missouri writers guild (for a book about William Allen White), residing at 5050 Oak Street in...
Author to Review Her Book
Notice about the book review by Julia Gilmore of her own book "Come North" at Hogan High School about the life of Mother Xavier Ross, a pioneer educator in the West and a founder of the Sisters of Charity...
B. P. Smith
File containing a photo and caption about B. P. Smith (residing at 5743 Outlook Street in Mission, Kansas), "a Kansas City postoffice employee" and "author of 'Next Time I'll Know Better,'" a book of collected...
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