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'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.
'S Not 'N Eagle--'S 'N Owl
Photo of Conrad Mann, Chief beneficiary from membership drives by the Eages" club, ort he Fraternal Order of Eages in Kansas City, in an article about the club's drive to add 3,000 members from the Pendergast...
100 Years of History: The State Historical Society of Missouri Celebrates Its Centennial
Article about the history and collections of the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia on the society's centennial in 1998. Description of its vast holdings, including "the largest state newspaper...
15 Years of Club Profiles
Photo (of the former Club 427) and bibliography or directory of Kansas City jazz clubs (past and present) reviewed since the inception of the Jam magazine in 1986.
1922 Getting It Done 1923
January 14, 1923
Photos and captions about the construction of the Kansas City Athletic Club building, showing its steel skeleton and at near completion.
1949 Masonic Officers
Composite view of Grand Masters, Masters and Grand Lodge Officers of Kansas City.
30 Sunny Summers
Short article with several photos about the recreational activities and camps provided for children by the Rotary Club in Kansas City, beginning in 1924.
300 W. 11th
Full frontal and partial side view of office building at 300 W. 11th (northwest corner of 11th and Central), originally American Hereford Association Building.
A Club Founder Dies
Death notice of the founder and first president of the club established in 1917 for women's Downtown meetings and luncheons.
A Guide to the Study of Local History and the Collection of Historical Material
Guide for research, collection, and maintenance of local history materials and societies in Missouri, describing the "Missouri Valley Historical Society in Kansas City."
A Hacker's Guide to Golf in Kansas City
Review of golf courses in the city.
A Jazz Lover's Club Scene Synopsis 2001
Annotated list of current (2001) live jazz clubs or venues (restaurants, night clubs, hotels, etc.) in the Kansas City area with information on performing musicians, etc.
A School for Bait Casters
Article with illustrations of the new pool at 41st and Gillham Roads and its projected use for fishing by the new Kansas City Bait & Casting Club.
A School That Once Was
Author describes his experiences as a student at Southwest High School, located at 65th and Wornall. Article includes a description of an "unwritten caste system" that existed in the school's first four...
A Voice at Bey
February, 1993-March, 1993
Biographical article about the life and career of Kansas City jazz chanteuse Queen Bey.
A Young City Will Greet You
Photos and article about tourist sites in Kansas City for the "1939 Biennial Convention of the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs in Kansas City. Description and history of...
June 10, 2010
Article profiles singer Marilyn Maye (82) and her 60+ year musical career. A native of Wichita, Kansas, Maye began singing in Kansas City clubs in the 1940s. Her career includes several hit records, television...
About Town: Club within K. C. Club Is Celebrating Its 50th Year
Full name of club actually the "Saturday Afternoon Sewing, Literary & Moral Uplift Society," with an unknown origin but designed "for a little relaxation at the end of a grueling workweek."
About Town: DAR Chapter Marks 90th Year
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