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Fred L Lee
Zooming In On the KC Flash
March 14, 2004
Article about local race car driver Masten Gregory. A new book entitled "Masten Gregory: Totally Fearless" has been written by Michael J. Cox. Gregory raced at Indianapolis as well as in Europe in the...
Zieman named "Star" President and Publisher
March 7, 2008
"Mark Zieman, editor of "The Kansas City Star" since 1997, was named president and publisher," March 6, 2008. His promotion leaves the editor position open. Zieman joined "The Star" in 1986 and became...
File containing photo and information on Zelema Harris, president of Penn Valley Community College in 1988 (at the age of 48), president of Pioneer Community College in 1980 (adjacent to Penn Valley),...
Portraits, photos, and information on Captain Zebulon Montgomery Pike, or Zebulon Pike (ca. 1779-1813), "the discoverer of Pike's Peak in Colorado" in 1806 and an early western explorer "regarding this...
YWCA to Honor Five Area Women
The 2003 Hearts of Gold will inaugurate the Greater Kanss City's Racial Justice Award. Five women, Corinthian Nutter, Linda M. Collier, Rita Valenciano, Jarene Stanford, and June Neal Key, will be the...
Youth Symphony Orchestra
Information on the Youth Symphony Orchestra, established in 1958 by Leo Scheer and composed of Kansas City area youths.
September 4, 2005
Article profiles a new generation of young professional actors who have settled in Kansas City.
Younger Family Genealogy
File contains a compilation of papers about the descent of Harry Lee Thomas, or Harry Thomas of Kansas City, Kansas (son of Leva Lee Hull Thomas, a granddaughter of Cole Younger) from Charlemagne, the...
File contains a photocopy of the will of Sarah Younger (1859), a slave-owner of Clay County, Missouri.
Young Women's Christian Association
Information on the Young Women's Christian Association, or Y. W. C. A. in Kansas City, an organization serving as "an important resource for women and girls" including health and teen pregnancy issues,...
Young Men's Christian Association
Photos, illustrations, and information on the Young Men's Christian Association, or Y. M. C. A. in Kansas City, established here in 1860 (by Reverend W. M. Leftwich, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal Church...
You're Invited to Buck's Birthday Bash
November 13, 2008
Article about the "Motown Salute to Buck" at the Gem Theater to celebrate what would have been Buck O'Neil's 97th birthday. In conjunction with the celebration will be the unveiling at the Negro Leagues...
You'll Meet Me at Putsch's "What?"
Photos and biographical article about Jud Putsch, " successful restauranteur and civic leader" with "three Putsch restaurants on the Plaza," including Putsch's 210 at 210 West 47th Street, Putsch's Cafeteria,...
You Know Your Undertakers?
October 3, 1971
Short notice about the publication of the book ''Six Black Horses'' by Nolan Davis who was a former undertaker’s apprentice. Davis based the book partly on his own experiences in that field, in Kansas...
You. ..and Your Later Years: Harmony in Life and Music Fills 99 Years
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...
April 18, 1905
File contains program from Anniversary Service of Paseo Young Women's Christian Association and description of programs.
YMCA Building on Paseo
Photos and information on the Young Men's Christian Association building at 1814 Paseo Boulevard (in the 18th & Vine District), built in 1914 through fund-raising efforts by Chicago philanthropist Julius...
March 7, 2010
Article describes the house built by architect Albert J. Yanda at 1102 Valentine Road. The steel, aluminum and glass structure, an assemblage of simple geometrics, nestles into a cliff, the back of the...
Y la gente sigue adelante: Examination of the Social, Economic, Educational, and Civic Realities of Latino Immigrants in the Kansas City Area, 2002
Report published by El Centro Inc. analyzing the conditions of Hispanic immigrants in the Kansas City area. Extensive survey data is utilized to support the report's conclusions.
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