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81. Kansas City: Rebuilding for Progress Kansas City: Rebuilding for Progress March//1976 Photos and article about the economic and population growth of the Greater Kansas City metropolitan area, with descriptions of its "present-day movers and shakers" and geographical issues involved (various...

82. 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...

83. Kersey Coates Kersey Coates Bio of Kersey Coates, a prominent Kansas City emigrant from Pennsylvania in 1855, settling in the Gillis House. Influential in making the city a non-slave supporting one. Built the first house on Quality...

84. Leaders in Kansas City For Two Centuries Leaders in Kansas City For Two Centuries June 28, 1905 Back cover of book reads: "Through the one-hundred-plus years of its existence, Kansas City's Establishment has maintained its leadership standing by absorbing into its ranks those newly rising men and...

85. Leaving a Long List of Credits: Durwood's Stock Marked for Charity Leaving a Long List of Credits: Durwood's Stock Marked for Charity July/16/1999 Report on the late movie theater mogul's stock in his company to "be used to fund charitable causes."

86. Leed's Eight to the Bar Leed's Eight to the Bar Photo and biographical description of Pete Johnson, "probably the most famous keyboard artist in the [Leed's] Eight [music group] to the bar category among musicians," specializing in "boogie woogie" piano...

87. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Mention of Nathan Scarritt and Thomas Swope as two "of the ten rich men of the town" of Kansas City in 1859.

88. Looking Good in Every Way: Kansas City's Ten Most Stylish Couples for 1982 Looking Good in Every Way: Kansas City's Ten Most Stylish Couples for 1982 February//1983 Photos of fashionable Kansas Citians.

89. M. Frank Jones Obituary M. Frank Jones Obituary February 8, 2010 Maurice Frank Jones died February 3, 2010. A Southwest High School graduate, Jones worked in the advertising business, co-founding the firm of Selders-Jones-Covington in1950 and Jones & Hanger, Inc., in...

90. Major L. K. Thacher Dead Major L. K. Thacher Dead October/31/1894 Portrait and obituary for Major Luin Thacher (1837-1894), or L. K. Thacher, "a prominent Kansas Cityan [sic] for more than a quarter of a century, a member of the public works and of the board of education."...

91. Making a Living: Who Makes What? Making a Living: Who Makes What? August//1997 Review of salaries of various jobs and prominent people in Kansas City.

92. Making It! Who Earns What in Kansas City Making It! Who Earns What in Kansas City October//1987 Report on salaries of a spectrum of people's jobs in the city, from news anchors to ministers.

93. Mary Hudson Mary Hudson September/4/1999 Obituary and description of the life of business executive Hudson.

94. Massey Holmes Massey Holmes November/30/1936 Photo and obituary for Massey Holmes (~1870-1936), a "retired Kansas City lawyer" living at 1040 West 53rd Street Terrace, starting his career in Kansas City in 1910 with his father, fellow lawyer Daniel...

95. Members of the Editorial Staff of the Special Members of the Editorial Staff of the Special May/15/1915 Photo of real estate developer J. C. Nichols on a page of photographic portraits.

96. Members of the Editorial Staff of the Special Members of the Editorial Staff of the Special May/15/1915 Photos of Carl Busch, Katherine Baxter, William Kemper, Sr., and J. C. Nichols, among others (including General Cusil Lechtman, Dr. Edward Mathias, Reverend Robert Spencer, and William Rowe) of the editorial...

97. Men at Work Men at Work September//1936 Photos of the following Kansas City men at work: J. C. Nichols (real estate developer), H. F. McElroy (city manager), Burris Jenkins (preacher), Carroll Berry, and Al Woods.

98. Missouri Missouri November 1953 Extensive article with numerous photos and descriptions of the state of Missouri and including Kansas City. Mention of the two Kansas Cities, "Boss Tom Pendergast," Thomas Hart Benton, Floyd Shoemaker,...

99. Movie Theater Mogul Dies Movie Theater Mogul Dies July/16/1999 Profile of "Durwood [following his death], inventor of the multiplex movie theater and head of AMC Entertainment, Inc.," reviewing the growth of his business.

100. Mr. Bon Appetit Mr. Bon Appetit May 23, 2007 Kansas Citian M. Frank Jones began publishing "Bon Appetit" magazine, one of the biggest food magazines in the country "in 1966 from his company headquarters at 4700 Belleview, just west of the Country...