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1. 1918 Report Gives Hope To Hero's Supporters 1918 Report Gives Hope To Hero's Supporters April 24, 2011 Henry Johnson served in an all-black infantry regiment in France during 1918. Johnson's family tried to have him posthumously receive the nation's highest award for valor in 2003 but he was given the Distinguished...

2. A Fight to Save Where They Fought A Fight to Save Where They Fought July 3, 2012 Article on the Monnett Battle of Westport Fund and their attempts to acquire land of the Big Blue Battlefield north of Swope Park. The fund controls more than half of the area near the Blue River where...

3. A New Home for Black Archives A New Home for Black Archives January 3, 2011 The newly renovated Parks and Recreation building, the former Parade Park Maintenance Building at 1722 E. 17th Terrace in the 18th and Vine district, has been completed for the home of the Black Archives...

4. A Shining Light A Shining Light April 6, 2012 Article about the new temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints built in Clay County, Missouri along Interstate 435. Open only to members of the church in good standing, “the three-story,...

5. Aldermen Crunch the Numbers on Limestone Mine Aldermen Crunch the Numbers on Limestone Mine April 14, 2010 Sugar Creek Board of Aldermen discussed whether "to approve a mining application by Lafarge Aggregates to excavate limestone beneath a former dairy farm called Cedar Crest." Article discusses the pros...

6. An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More An Old Way of Moving is Timely Once More June 23, 2007 June 23, 1957, marks the 50th anniversary of the last streetcar ride in Kansas City. Streetcars were introduced in Kansas City in the 1870s but were fazed out in the 1950s in favor of a more modern bus...

7. Arabia Museum Wrestles with an 1819 Steam Engine Arabia Museum Wrestles with an 1819 Steam Engine November 23, 2013 Article provides details related the installation of a 5,000 pound steam engine from the early 19th century as an exhibit at the Arabia Steamboat Museum. David Hawley, one of the museum's operators, is...

8. Arts District Upgrade Arts District Upgrade November 14, 2012 Article describes the completion of a federally-funded sidewalks project in the Englewood Arts District of Independence. Representatives from the Englewood Business Association and the Mid-America Regional...

9. Biography of Audrey Stubbart (1895-2000), Newspaper Woman Biography of Audrey Stubbart (1895-2000), Newspaper Woman 2003

10. Biography of Herman A. Johnson (1916-2004) and Dorothy H. Johnson (1916-2004), Philanthropists Biography of Herman A. Johnson (1916-2004) and Dorothy H. Johnson (1916-2004), Philanthropists 2005

11. Changes in Truman District Outlined Changes in Truman District Outlined September 1, 2010 Short article about the proposed expansion of Independence's federal Truman heritage district by the National Parks Service. "The current federal district boundary includes 216 parcels, 191 of which are...

12. Court Renovations on Table Court Renovations on Table August 22, 2011 Proposals for renovations of the Truman Courthouse in Independence and the Jackson County Courthouse Annex are being requested by county officials who "have worked for close to 10 years to save and stabilize...

13. Courthouse Collection Courthouse Collection September 7, 2013 Article provides details concerning the opening of the Jackson County Museum of Art, located within the historic Truman Courthouse in Independence, Missouri. Some of the items on display, 27 paintings...

14. Down in the Mine Down in the Mine July 18, 2010 Cover story about the limestone mine 750 feet below Sugar Creek. "Subsurface mining remains a heavy industry in the Kansas City Area. Limestone is a principal ingredient in the manufacture of Portland...

15. Downtown Kansas City Downtown Kansas City 2002 Map depicting Kansas City locations important in the history of Walt Disney's life. Includes an outline of the Disney family paper route, the location of the Kansas City Film Ad company, and Laugh-O-Gram...

16. Drug Store Dynasty Drug Store Dynasty October 2, 2011 Cover story on Isaac and Michael Katz, “who turned two cigar stores into a drug store empire.” The majority of the article is excerpted from the new book “The Kings of Cut-Rate: The Very American...

17. Grand Opening for Black Archives Grand Opening for Black Archives June 12, 2012 The Black Archives of Mid-America reopened on June 16, 2012 at it's new location at 1722 E. 17th Terrace, in the 18th and Vine District. "The archives shut down in 2006, effectively sealing its collections...

18. Hallowed Grounds Revisited Hallowed Grounds Revisited May 30, 2009 Article spotlights three African American members of the Tribe of Mic-O-Say, a prestigious Scouting program founded by H. Roe Bartle in the 1920s, and their role in integrating the Boys Scouts of Kansas...

19. Harry Would Feel Right at Home in this Landmark Harry Would Feel Right at Home in this Landmark June 7, 2013 Article describes renovations being completed at the Jackson County Truman Courthouse in Independence. A brief history of the building is provided. Community leaders associated with the project are interviewed...

20. High & Rising High & Rising 2001 Book is filled with photographs, personal reminiscences, and information concerning the 1951 flood. It includes a section called "A Long History of Flooding" which tells of other floods in the area (pp....