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1. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Information about the Kansas City branch of the organization, founded around 1915, to "help crystallize sentiment against lynching, dis[en]franchisement and peonage."

2. Young Women's Christian Association Young Women's Christian Association Information on the Young Women's Christian Association, or Y. W. C. A. in Kansas City, an organization serving as "an important resource for women and girls" including health and teen pregnancy issues,...

3. Young Men's Christian Association Young Men's Christian Association Photos, illustrations, and information on the Young Men's Christian Association, or Y. M. C. A. in Kansas City, established here in 1860 (by Reverend W. M. Leftwich, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church...

4. You Should Have Been Along: Auto-biography of Edward F. Bowman You Should Have Been Along: Auto-biography of Edward F. Bowman N.d. An 18 page photocopied typescript of Chapter 7 dealing with astronomy. It includes the history of the beginnings of the Kansas City Amateur Astronomers Organization. The 20 original members are listed...

5. You Should Have Been Along: Auto-Biography of Edward F. Bowman You Should Have Been Along: Auto-Biography of Edward F. Bowman Chapter of the autobiography of the author about the amateur Astronomy Club of the 1930s in Kansas City, memorialized in the carvings on the interior and exterior of City Hall at 12th and Oak Streets by...

6. World War I in Missouri, Part 1 World War I in Missouri, Part 1 April//1996 Article about the movement during World War I in Missouri of club and political organization as a response to aid the European allies in the war, especially for needed food exportation.

7. Women's Labor Zionist Organization Women's Labor Zionist Organization December/16/1953 Article about the 25th anniversary of the local chapter of the Women's Labor Zionist organization.

8. Woman's City Club moves to Harris-Kearney House Woman's City Club moves to Harris-Kearney House June 1, 2004 Article describes the origins and history of the Kansas City Woman's City Club. Founded in 1917 by Mrs. James Coburn, the Club engages in civic, charitable and educational activities, focusing particularly...

9. Wolf Rimann Wolf Rimann Photos and newspaper clippings about Wolf Rimann (ca. 1906-1949), manager and golf pro at various local country clubs, killed by gunmen in gangland style at 14th and Chestnut Avenues. Native of Waterloo,...

10. William M. Rhodes William M. Rhodes January 7, 2014 William M. Rhodes was an early organizer of the Boy Scout movement in Kansas City, with Troop Four at the First Congregational Church.

11. Wiggle Inn Wiggle Inn 1935 Street level view of local speakeasy/nightclub called the Wiggle Inn. Photograph was made from image as published in the "Future" newsweekly, Vol. 1, No. 12, March 29, 1935, p. 1, MVSC F051 F996. As stated...

12. Who Says a 90-Year-Old Can't Cut It in Advertising? Who Says a 90-Year-Old Can't Cut It in Advertising? May//1992 Advertisement for the Ad Club, 90 years old in 1992. Wished happy birthday from Kuhn & Wittenborn advertising agency.

13. Where You Live Means a Lot Where You Live Means a Lot December//1971 Review of the 1971 book "Social Status in the City," a "thorough study of our [Kansas City's] social order" from a survey conducted during the 1950s, examining all sorts of social stratification in different...

14. When Golf Came to Kansas City When Golf Came to Kansas City //1986 Book on the history of golf in Kansas City (written by Kenneth Krakauer, a former president of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce), with numerous photos and information about prominent local golfers and...

15. What the Commercial Club Is Doing What the Commercial Club Is Doing May//1914 Reminder of some purposes and objectives of the Commercial Club.

16. Westport Historical Society Westport Historical Society Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on the Westport Historical Society, established in 1950 to preserve the memory of the old town of Westport or West Port, Missouri (now a part of Kansas City,...

17. Westport Centennial Celebration Westport Centennial Celebration September 2, 1933 Club members at Westport Centennial celebration.

18. Western Centers of Musical Activity: Kansas City Western Centers of Musical Activity: Kansas City September//1913 General description of Kansas City's cultural institutions, concentrating on those related to music performance or education.

19. Welfare Is Swell Fare for Kansas Citians!. ..And for the People! Welfare Is Swell Fare for Kansas Citians!. ..And for the People! August//1948 Illustration and article about the history of the Kansas City Welfare Department, established in 1906 as the Board of Public Welfare, the "oldest, and the only one of its kind in this country." Description...

20. We're Off for the Kansas City Convention! We're Off for the Kansas City Convention! July//1939 Photos and article about the sights in Kansas City for the tourists of the 1939 convention of the National Federal of Business and Professional Women's Clubs. Municipal Auditorium, Liberty Memorial, etc....