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1. . ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting John B. Gage: Swing's Nominee for Man of the Month July//1948 Photo and biographical article about John Gage, former mayor of Kansas City from 1940 to 1946, afterwards serving as "attorney and a director of the Kansas City American Royal Association" and previously...

2. American Legion Fountain American Legion Fountain Postcard of the American Legion Fountain

3. Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician Biography of Felix Payne (1884-1962), Businessman and Politician 1999

4. Biography of Lucile H. Bluford (1911-2003), Journalist and Former Owner/Publisher of "The Call" Newspaper Biography of Lucile H. Bluford (1911-2003), Journalist and Former Owner/Publisher of "The Call" Newspaper 2004

5. Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator 1999

6. City Life: 'Kansas City' City Life: 'Kansas City' June 6, 1996 Photo and article about Felix Hall Payne, or Felix Payne, a black Kansas City "numbers runner, nightclub owner and newspaper publisher" of the Kansas City American newspaper in the 1930s. The article discusses...

7. Felix Payne and William Thompkins Felix Payne and William Thompkins 2006 Book excerpt about Felix Payne, founder and publisher of the Kansas City American newspaper during its run from 1928 to 1941. Payne was a native of Marshall, Missouri coming to Kansas City around 1900...

8. George E. Muehlebach, Jr. George E. Muehlebach, Jr. May 27, 1923 Photos and biographical article about George Edward Muehlebach, Jr., or George Muehlebach, Jr., "president [of the] Kansas City American Association Baseball Company, president [of the] George Muehlebach...

9. Grover Metzger Post 224 of the American Legion Grover Metzger Post 224 of the American Legion 1948 Members of Grover Metzger Post 224 of the American Legion and the baseball team sponsored by the post marching south along Grand near 13th in unidentified parade; post members carrying banner that reads...

10. Journalism Wars of KC's Jazz Age Journalism Wars of KC's Jazz Age February 20, 1990 Article describes "newspaper war" between The Call and The Kansas City American. Felix Payne's American emerged as a competitor to Chester Franklin's Call in 1928. Payne, a Democat, was favored by the...

11. Knowles Postcard Collection Knowles Postcard Collection 1960-1980 A collection of approximately 200 postcards primarily from Kansas City and a variety of Missouri towns. Topics includes buildings, streets, libraries, fountains, etc.

12. Labor Labor ca1930's-1970's File contains several documents related to African American involvement with labor unions, including a typed news release to the Kansas City American by Thomas A. Webster, entitled "The Negro and Labor...

13. Leon Mercer Jordan, The Founder of Freedom, Inc. Leon Mercer Jordan, The Founder of Freedom, Inc. 2005 Biography of Leon Mercer Jordan. The author was a member of the Kansas City chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) along with Jordan. Jordan's involvement with the Kansas City civil rights movement...

14. The Show with a Big-Top Flavor: Folksy, Gaudy--and First-Rate The Show with a Big-Top Flavor: Folksy, Gaudy--and First-Rate October/10/1966 Photos and article about "the Kansas City American Royal," the "world's biggest indoor horse show" with various events, displays, and contests such as "Wild West barrel racing," marching bands, cattle...

15. William J. Thompkins: African American Physician, Politician, and Publisher William J. Thompkins: African American Physician, Politician, and Publisher April 2007 Article tells the story of Dr. William J. Thompkins. Born in Jefferson City, Missouri, in 1879, he moved to Kansas City to practice medicine in 1906. In 1914 he was appointed superintendent of General...