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1. Biography of John Calvin McCoy (1811-1889), City Founder Biography of John Calvin McCoy (1811-1889), City Founder 2003

2. Kansas City Hall of Fame Kansas City Hall of Fame

3. Prominent Local African Americans Prominent Local African Americans

4. About Town About Town July/25/1953 About Town column.

5. Goodman Ace Goodman Ace February/10/1954 About Town column.

6. City of Epitaphs City of Epitaphs May//1968 Article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) about the history and growth of Kansas City from a western embarkation point to a cultural and grain industry center and "the nation's...

7. Updating Kansas City Updating Kansas City August 1973 Article about Kansas City becoming more up-to-date in the early 1970s and late 1960s, with institutions and operations such as the Foreign Trade Zone and underground storage, Kansas City International...

8. Coming out of 'Hiding' Coming out of 'Hiding' April 4, 2003 Article about Kansas City native Doug Green and the debut of his movie "The Hiding Place," showing on April 4, 2003.

9. Plans Are Taking Shape for Museum to Honor Influential KC Blacks Plans Are Taking Shape for Museum to Honor Influential KC Blacks October 23, 1984 Article about plans for a "proposed museum that would pay tribute to blacks who had significant impact on Kansas City." The plans are described as tentatively combining a museum with a "Spirit of Freedom...

10. The Leader of the Leaders The Leader of the Leaders August//1991 Article about the 99 men and 1 woman leading the Kansas City area's 100 largest companies.

11. Washington Hotel Washington Hotel November 27, 1933 Article about the closing of the Washington Hotel at 12th and Washington Streets in 1933 with its history back to its construction in the late 1880s by Charles Hasbrook on Quality Hill. Description of...

12. The Spanish Trader's Westport Bride The Spanish Trader's Westport Bride August/22/1962 Article about the elite Westport society couple of Mrs. Mary Bell "Mamie" Bernard Aguirre and her wealthy "Spanish" husband from Chihuahua, Mexico, a Santa Fe Trail wagon train partner, married on August...

13. Raising Kansas City's Society: From Muddy Streets to Manicured Fairways--A Sample of Our Social History Raising Kansas City's Society: From Muddy Streets to Manicured Fairways--A Sample of Our Social History June//1998 Article about the historical development of social classes in Kansas City and the families and organizations associated with the upper class. Discussion of the social positions and organizations of women...

14. Celebrating 50 Years Celebrating 50 Years June 22, 2007 Article chronicles the life and career of Bishop Raymond J. Boland, Bishop of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph from 1993 until 2005. He was ordained a priest in Ireland for service to the Archdiocese...

15. Right at Home Right at Home January//2003 Article describes several retired Kansas City sports stars who have chosen to remain in the city to pursue business careers.

16. Groundbreaking Businesswoman Dies at Age 79 Groundbreaking Businesswoman Dies at Age 79 July 10, 2004 Article describing the life and career of Barbara Jean Pendleton, "whose pioneering climb at United Missouri Bank from teenage messenger to executive vice president inspirted a generation of professional...

17. Overthrow of the Old Guard Overthrow of the Old Guard June//1985 Article exploring the changing definitions of Kansas City's high society due to changing social pressures.

18. Celebrity Celebrations Celebrity Celebrations Holiday 2004 Article profiles the holiday activities of prominent Kansas Citians.

19. 2003 Kansas Citian of the Year: Tom McDonnell 2003 Kansas Citian of the Year: Tom McDonnell December, 2003 Article provides a brief profile of Tom McDonnell, president and chief exectutive officer of DST Realty, on the occasion of his selection as the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce's 2003 Kansas Citian...

20. KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road KC Blacks Look Back Over Long, Hard Road February 8, 1986 Article provides an overview of the experiences of African Americans in Kansas City since the mass "Exodus Movement" from the deep South in the 1870s. Demographic statistics are given about blacks in the...