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41. False Faces on Quality Street: An Intimate Close-Up View of Political Intrigue, Scandal and Romance False Faces on Quality Street: An Intimate Close-Up View of Political Intrigue, Scandal and Romance in the American City, with Its Daily Drama of Struggles and Pathos; Triumphs and Thrills 1937 Book set in a fictional version of late 1910s to mid-1930s Kansas City (called Larcen City here) and satirizing "the social life and political conditions" revolving around the Pendergast machine. Written...

42. Famous Kansas Citians Famous Kansas Citians Some famous Kansas Citians: Marion Talley, Joan Crawford, Ginger Rogers, Rosemarie Brancato, Charlie "Bird" Parker, Thomas Hart Benton, President Truman, Eugene Field, Jesse Clyde Nichols, William R. Nelson,...

43. Financier Richard Stern Dies at 88 Financier Richard Stern Dies at 88 January/2/2002 Richard Stern died on Monday, Dec. 31, 2001 at the age of 88. He led Stern Brothers & Co., was a local philanthropist and patron of the local arts. Article contains a photograph of Stern.

44. Former Business Executive, Philanthropist Dies at 87 Former Business Executive, Philanthropist Dies at 87 August 17, 2004 Obituary for John B. Francis, former chairman of Puritan Bennett Corp. When Francis retired in 1986, he ended his family's control of the company founded by his father, Parker B. Francis, in 1913. The...

45. Forty Under Forty (40 Under Forty): Class of 2003 Forty Under Forty (40 Under Forty): Class of 2003 April 1, 2003 Photos and short biographies of 40 local young leaders age 40 or under. Prominent in business and other areas.

46. Forty under Forty: Class of 2001 Forty under Forty: Class of 2001 April 2001 Photos and biographical descriptions of 40 Kansas City executives under the age of 40 successful in business or other institutions.

47. Frank Paxton Frank Paxton Photos and information on Frank Paxton, Jr. (~1919-1997), former president of the Paxton Lumber Company and native Kansas Citian, taking over the company after his father's death (Frank Paxton, Sr., founder...

48. Friends, Admirers Gather to Pay Tribute to Movie Theater Mogul Stan Durwood Friends, Admirers Gather to Pay Tribute to Movie Theater Mogul Stan Durwood July/24/1999 Information on the growth of Durwood's pioneer movie theater company and efforts through Downtown, Incorporated to rejuvenate Downtown with "movie theaters, shopping, restaurants, residential space, parking...

49. George E. Powell Jr., Trucking Exec Drove Firm to Fortune 500 George E. Powell Jr., Trucking Exec Drove Firm to Fortune 500 April 26, 2007 George E. Powell Jr., who headed Yellow Freight System Inc. of Overland Park for nearly 40 years, died April 25, 2007, in Prairie Village, Kansas. The company, now known as YRC Worldwide Inc, is the biggest...

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

51. 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...

52. Hangs Out His Shingle in Kansas City: M. C. Reefer, an Ad Writer of National Reputation, to Take Up Hangs Out His Shingle in Kansas City: M. C. Reefer, an Ad Writer of National Reputation, to Take Up His Former Work January 17, 1897 Portrait and biographical article about M. C. Reefer, "well known as a citizen of Kansas City several years ago, and more recently of New York," opening a new advertising office in the Ridge Building in...

53. Homes of the Stars: What Is Mayor Berkley's Place Worth? Dan Quisenberry's? Homes of the Stars: What Is Mayor Berkley's Place Worth? Dan Quisenberry's? May//1983 Photos and descriptions of the homes of 25 "stars" residing in the Kansas City area, listing their occupations and the value of their houses.

54. In the Yellow In the Yellow January 2002 Photograph and interview of William Zollars, chairman, president, and chief executive officer for Yellow Corp.

55. Industry Outlook: Government Assembly Industry Outlook: Government Assembly April 2001 Photos and biographical descriptions of various prominent local "elected officials and industry professionals from city, county, state, and federal levels of government" in the Kansas City area and their...

56. Ingram's Power Elite Ingram's Power Elite March//1990 List of prominent local citizens.

57. Ingram's Power Elite Ingram's Power Elite April//1991 List of prominent local citizens.

58. Ingram's Power Elite Ingram's Power Elite April//1993 List of prominent local citizens.

59. James H. McGee James H. McGee Information on James Hyatt McGee, or James McGee (1786-1840), an early town builder arriving at Liberty in 1827 and then proceeding to Chouteau's Westport Landing (early Kansas City) in 1828, building...

60. James Pendergast Is Dead James Pendergast Is Dead November 11, 1911 Obituary for James Francis Pendergast, or James Pendergast (Big Jim), city politician and older brother of Tom Pendergast, dying November 10, 1911.