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201. Civil War Items Civil War Items 1863, n.d. This folder contains two items. One is an undated program entitled "Service to the Memory of William Tecumseh Sherman", Academy of Music, Brooklyn, Thursday Evening, May 7th. The second item is a company...

202. Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History Clasical Music in Kansas City: a Brief but Fascinating History 2004-2005 Article surveys the history of Kansas City's orchestras starting with Mary Donohue who gave piano lessons out of her home at First and Grand in the 1850s. The various orchestras and their conductors are...

203. Class Photo Class Photo N.d. Class and location is unidentified but back of photograph says that Charles Johnson is playing drum.

204. Classical Music: Kansas City Chorale Sings Rachmaninoff Classical Music: Kansas City Chorale Sings Rachmaninoff March//1997 Photo (of chorale director Charles Bruffy) and article about the Kansas City Chorale and its high-quality classical music recordings on compact discs.

205. Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' Claude ''Fiddler'' Williams 1908-2004, 'He Lived For His Music' April 26, 2004 Claude "Fiddler" Williams, local jazz musician, died April 25, 2004, at Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri. He was a jazz violinist for more than 75 years, attaining global acclaim. At the...

206. Claude L. Budworth West Bottoms Drawings Finding Aid Claude L. Budworth West Bottoms Drawings Finding Aid 1934 The collection consists of six charcoal and five colored pencil drawings, 11"x14." The drawings depict various scenes in the West Bottoms area of Kansas City, Missouri (formerly known as the Central Industrial...

207. Claudio Arrau Claudio Arrau circa 1945 Portrait of Chilean pianist Claudio Arrau performing at the piano.

208. Clear Your Calendar -- Stan's Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash Coming May 20! Clear Your Calendar -- Stan's Big Joe Turner Birthday Bash Coming May 20! May 1, 2006 Article announces the May 20, 2006 celebration of Big Joe Turner's birthday by the Kansas City Blues Society. Turner (whose birth date is actually May 18th), is best remembered for his original version...

209. Clifford Jenkins Clifford Jenkins 1938 Biographical sketch of Clifford Jenkins, secretary and treasurer of the Jenkins Music Company at 1217 Walnut Street, born in Illinois in 1869 as the son of John W. Jenkins, raised in Kansas City, and joining...

210. Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana Club Forest, New Orleans, Louisiana 1931 Exterior, full front view of Club Forest located in New Orleans, Louisana. The band played here for three weeks in August-September, 1931.

211. Club Millennium to Appeal Club Millennium to Appeal January/10/2001 Photo and article about the continuing efforts to obtain a liquor license by Club Millennium ("a venue for live music" and other events at 6000 Independence Avenue) and the Sheffield Neighborhood Association...

212. Club Profile: The Majestic Steak House Club Profile: The Majestic Steak House February-March//2001 Photo and article about the Majestic Steak House restaurant at 931 Broadway, opened about 1937 at 31st and Holmes Streets and closed in 1977 before being reopened at the Fitzpatrick Building (built in...

213. Coda Jazz Fund Steps up to Honor KC Musician Coda Jazz Fund Steps up to Honor KC Musician March 22, 2008 King Alex Littlejohn died March 15, 2008. Although Littlejohn worked 45 years as a paper-cutter at Tension Envelope Corp. before retiring in January 2000, he played with a number of famous blues artists...

214. Come, Hear the Music Play: Eight Questions for John Kander Come, Hear the Music Play: Eight Questions for John Kander 2002//October Interview with John Kander, composer of "Cabaret", "New York, New York", "Chicago", and "Kiss of the Spider Woman". Kander received some of his musical training in Kansas City, which he left at the age...

215. Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries May-June//1983 Photo (of the Walter Dickey mansion, an annex of the college at its dedication) and article about the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1933 dedication of the University of Kansas City. History of the...

216. Community Opera Is Alive and Well Community Opera Is Alive and Well October//1983 Description of the amateur opera company and its productions.

217. Community School of the Arts Community School of the Arts File contains articles and information about the school that is located in the music and arts building of St. Teresa's Academy.

218. Community School of the Arts to be Based in Corridor Community School of the Arts to be Based in Corridor August 2003 Kansas City Young Audiences establishes a Community School of the Arts, an after-school, Saturday and summer program of professional instruction in music, dance, creative writing and drama, in the Music...

219. Community Singing Event Community Singing Event ca1950 Participants in a Community Singing event at the Linwood Club. Edna Wilkerson at the organ.

220. Composer of "Kansas City Album" Is Well Known for Many Successes on Broadway Composer of "Kansas City Album" Is Well Known for Many Successes on Broadway February/25/1950 Photo and biographical article about Robert Russell Bennett, or Robert Bennett, a 55-year-old "composer-conductor" appearing in his native Kansas City to conduct his "Kansas City Album" tone-poem with...