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121. Prominent Local African Americans Prominent Local African Americans

122. Prominent Local African Americans Prominent Local African Americans Photos, illustrations, and information on prominent African Americans of the Kansas City area.

123. Prominent, Prolific McGees, First in New Town of Kansas Prominent, Prolific McGees, First in New Town of Kansas July/9/1972 Map showing locations of land owned by the first settlers along the state line stretching from the Missouri River to New Santa Fe.

124. PW Interviews: Bill Martin PW Interviews: Bill Martin February/25/1974 Photo and biographical article about Bill Martin, Jr., "writer in residence at Holt, Rinehart & Winston" and a promoter of child literacy around the country. His first book published in his hometown Kansas...

125. 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...

126. Rheta Aaron Sosland Rheta Aaron Sosland November 27, 2003 Newspaper obituary for Rheta Sosland, local figure and advocate for music and the arts in Kansas City. She was born on July 14, 1905 in Kansas City and died on November 23, 2003. She was the daughter of...

127. 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.

128. Selling From The Mouths of Babes Selling From The Mouths of Babes June 8, 2003 Pros and cons about using children for sports marketing, particularly Mark Walker, Jr., a Lee's Summit three-year old basketball prodigy capable of making 18 baskets in a row. Reebok, the world's No. 2...

129. Special Events: Kansas City History Is Topic for Annual Dinner Special Events: Kansas City History Is Topic for Annual Dinner Fall//1984 Photo and biographical article about Wilda Sandy, a Jackson County historical author of the 1984 book "Here Lies Kansas City" with much information about burial places of formerly prominent Kansas Citians....

130. Stanley H. Durwood Stanley H. Durwood July/16/1999 Obituary biography of the late AMC head.

131. Stanley H. Durwood Stanley H. Durwood July/19/1999 Obituary reviewing the business career of Durwood, including movie viewing innovations and attempts to revive Downtown with the proposed Power & Light District.

132. Susan Stanton Susan Stanton Photos and information on Susan Stanton (born about 1948), "Director of Corrections" at the Jackson County Jail (in the late 1970s and early 1980s) and ballerina at the Westport Ballet Company.

133. Tenacious Fighter For KC History Dies Tenacious Fighter For KC History Dies January 27, 2006 Jane Fifield Flynn, local historic buildings preservationist, died on January 26, 2006, in Kansas City, Missouri. She was 81 years of age. She described herself as a "street-fighting preservationist" in...

134. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Book full of short biographies of Missourians, including people from the Kansas City area.

135. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 (1966 in second edition) Biographical sketch of Dr. Theodore Case, realtor, physician, and prominent promoter of Kansas City in the 1800s.

136. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 (1966 in second edition) Numerous references to and descriptions of Colonel Kersey Coates in the history of Kansas City, on pages 132, 421, 429-430, 435, 437, 439, 444-446, 461, 472, 475, 480, 485, 489, 499-500, 551, 565, 568,...

137. 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.

138. The Power Elite 2001 The Power Elite 2001 April 2001 Photos and article about the "power elite" of Kansas City in 2001, including the following (mainly business executives): (1) William Esrey of Sprint, (2) the UMB Kempers, (3) the Halls of Hallmark, (4)...

139. The Power Elite: The Bulls and the Bears of the KC Area The Power Elite: The Bulls and the Bears of the KC Area April 1, 2003 This article uses the stock market as a metaphor to describe power in Kansas City. Sub-titles in the article include: "Bearing Up", "Blue Chips", "The Bulls", "Bearing Down", and "Municipal Bonds". Prominent...

140. The Society Game The Society Game June//1998 Examination of Kansas City's contemporary and historical high society and their activities as a social game.