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1. Youth Symphony of Kansas City Youth Symphony of Kansas City 1958 Identified on back of photo as "First Music Hall concert of the Youth Symphony, Leo Scheer, founder and conductor."

2. Your Kansas City and Mine Your Kansas City and Mine 1950 Discussion of the beginnings of jazz, starting with ragtime musician Scott Joplin (1868-1917), publisher of ragtime music written in Kansas City in 1898, and continuing with Count Basie (1904-1984), big...

3. You. ..and Your Later Years: Harmony in Life and Music Fills 99 Years You. ..and Your Later Years: Harmony in Life and Music Fills 99 Years February/10/1976 Photo and biographical article about Maud Robinson, a 99-year-old pianist and composer of Kansas City. Born in Hardin, Missouri on May 19, 1876 and coming to Kansas City in 1905 as wife of an apartment...

4. With Creativity Flowing, Community School of the Arts Gets off The Ground With Creativity Flowing, Community School of the Arts Gets off The Ground January 28, 2004 Photos and discussion of the history behind the establishment of the Community School of the Arts, a partnership between Young Audiences and St. Teresa's Academy, that caters mostly to youth between the...

5. Window Display Window Display 1965 Street level view of store window featuring an exhibit on Coon-Sanders Nighthawks. Store may be Jenkins Music Store in downtown Kansas City. Exhibit believed to have been prepared by the Kansas City Public...

6. Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid Willis Castle Memorial Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1950 (bulk 1940s-1950s) This collection contains 340 black and white, 8" x 10" photographs. Many of them were a part of the Department of Welfare, Kansas City, Missouri. The focus of this collection is on people and activities,...

7. William Kapell William Kapell circa 1945 Performance portrait of pianist William Kapell seated at the piano playing.

8. William Kapell William Kapell circa 1945 Portrait of pianist William Kapell.

9. William Gibbons Pearson William Gibbons Pearson 1938 Biographical sketch of William Gibbons Pearson, or William Pearson, president of the Stine & McClure Undertaking Company at 3235 Gillham Plaza in Kansas City. Born in Reno County, Kansas, in 1876 and coming...

10. William Cooper Dies Suddenly William Cooper Dies Suddenly December 23, 1966 Vertical file with biographical article about William Cooper, "a chef for the Kansas City Southern Railroad for 25 years." Cooper, of 2638 Victor Avenue, was also "the step-father of Earl Grant, well known...

11. William "Bill" Freeman William "Bill" Freeman March 26, 2009 Obituary for Bill Freeman, musician, teacher, and performer. He was born in 1943 at Fort Huachuca, Arizona. Obituary does not give date of death. Freeman taught vocal and instrumental music a Nowlin Junior...

12. Will Kansas City Be a Music Center? Will Kansas City Be a Music Center? September//1909 Article arguing for the development of a music school or specialized center, along with description of music instructor Wilson.

13. Wilder at Heart Wilder at Heart May/16-22/2002 Photographs and article about the Wilders, a Kansas City bluegrass band. The band has been a centerpiece of the "venerable" Santa Fe Bluegrasss Festival in Bonner Springs, Kansas.

14. Wiktor Labunski Wiktor Labunski Photos and information on Wiktor Labunski (ca. 1896-1974), former professor emeritus of music at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music, native of Russia, and concert pianist and...

15. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City July/8/1923 Photos and biographical article about Allen Hinckley, a "vocal teacher" born in Boston in 1877 and coming to Kansas City in 1917 after touring the world as an opera singer, becoming "head of vocal department...

16. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City November/12/1922 Portraits and biographical article about Harry Wunderlich, "president [of the] Wunderlich Piano company." Born in Iowa in 1873 and coming to Kansas City in 1905 as head of the "F. G. Smith Kansas City...

17. Where Crash Lands, Sparks Fly Where Crash Lands, Sparks Fly January 25, 2006 Article profiles KKFI-FM (90.1) radio personality "Connie Crash" (aka Connie Humiston). Crash and her "Soul Fixin' Blues" show on Tuesday afternoons are described as fixtures of the Kansas City blues scene....

18. When Country Was King at the Historic Chestnut Inn When Country Was King at the Historic Chestnut Inn June 11, 2008 Article profiles Genova's Chestnut Inn, an early country music venue located at 12th and Chestnut streets. It was established by Charles Genova in 1933 and originally opened as a jazz club. Following prohibition,...

19. Wheatley Hospital Wheatley Hospital File contains a program of the "Miss Galivanter of 1946" pageant, which took place at Municipal Auditorium on May 17, 1946. The event was presented by the Wheatley-Provident Hospital Board and the Wheatley-Provident...

20. What Do We Do with All That Jazz? What Do We Do with All That Jazz? February//1990 A brief history of jazz and discussion of how the movement in Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s dominated the nation.