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161. A Home Has Lively History A Home Has Lively History November/24/1973 Article about the house of Jerubal Dorman, built in 1852 by him in Clinton, Missouri. Copy of a painting depicting the house, Dorman, and Governor Crittenden, with description of its use as a hideout and...

162. A House Older than Independence Bows to Progress A House Older than Independence Bows to Progress June/28/1962 Photo and article about the demolition of the remaining part of the house of Samuel Weston, built in 1826, one year before the formation on the city of Independence, Missouri. Description of Weston, "Independence's...

163. A. J. Stephens A. J. Stephens File contains a biographical article with illustrations about A. J. Stephens (ca. 1889-1980), millionaire owner of the Basswood estate near Liberty, Missouri. Manufacturer of rubber at Truman and Chestnut...

164. A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did April/27/1947 Photos and biographical article about William Paul Odom, or William Odom, a record-setting airplane pilot "reared in Kansas City and learn[ing] to fly here ten years ago." Born in Belton, Missouri, about...

165. A Kansas City Negro Honored A Kansas City Negro Honored February 10, 1930 File containing a brief biographical article about Dr. Walter Maddux, a native of Kansas City, Kansas, and newly appointed head of pediatrics "in the great hospital that is to be erected in Chicago for...

166. A Kansas City Vaudeville Team Launches Its Own Showboat A Kansas City Vaudeville Team Launches Its Own Showboat April/9/1939 Photos and article about the "Dixie Queen" steamboat built in and operating out of Kansas City as a showboat or steamboat with an on-deck vaudeville theater. Description of its owners Al Cooper and his...

167. A Kansas City Version of the Ring and the Book A Kansas City Version of the Ring and the Book August/12/1923 Illustrations and article about the history of the Irving-Pitt Manufacturing Company founded by promoter Junius Irving and inventor William Pitt and manufacturing spiral-ring notebooks in Kansas City (Pitt's...

168. A KC Legend Dies A KC Legend Dies October 7, 2006 Article reports the death of John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, at the age of 94, on October 6, 2006. O'Neil was a baseball legend who "came to symbolize the glory of the Negro Leagues" and the richness of Kansas...

169. A KC Museum Revamp A KC Museum Revamp December 20, 2007 The Kansas City Museum will close on January 7, 2008, and not reopen until 2010 or later. The museum, known as Corinthian Hall, and the carriage house will get new windows and doors and be cleared of lead...

170. A Legacy That Burns Brightly A Legacy That Burns Brightly April 25, 2008 The sons of debate coach and poet Melvin Tolson were in Kansas City to take part in the Debate-Kansas City's award ceremony. Tolson's story has recently been depicted in the movie, "The Great Debaters,"...

171. A Legend Alone (Monte Irvin) A Legend Alone (Monte Irvin) January 16, 2004 Negro Leagues Museum awards the Jackie Robinson Award for lifetime achievement to Monte Irvin, the last Negro Leagues Hall of Famer still alive.

172. A Legend in the Dining Industry A Legend in the Dining Industry April 24, 2007 The Gilbert/Robinson restaurant company hasn't existed since the mid-1990s, but a reunion of employees is to be held April 28, 2007, in Overland Park. The restaurants associated with Gilbert/Robinson in...

173. A Legend Returns A Legend Returns August 17, 2006 The Harvey House Diner is now open in Union Station. The restaurant is patterned after the original Harvey House restaurant and replaces the food courts that were there when the station reopened. The long...

174. A Library Hall A Library Hall 2004-2005 Written by Phil Kirk, this poem refers to the Central Library of the Kansas City Public Library located at 10th and Baltimore. The first floor of the building is called Kirk Hall and is named after Phil...

175. A Life Behind the Lens A Life Behind the Lens January 30, 2005 Feature article on former Kansas City Star photograher Wes Lyle who was a prize-winning photojournalist.

176. A Look at New York: Kansas Citian Has a Hit on Broadway A Look at New York: Kansas Citian Has a Hit on Broadway January/22/1969 Photo and biographical article about native Kansas Citian Burt Bacharach, a composer for motion pictures and popular and classical music. Description of his nationally prominent career and early life in...

177. A Look at Some of the Work of J. Mett Shippee: Digging for the Relics and History of Clay County's Early A Look at Some of the Work of J. Mett Shippee: Digging for the Relics and History of Clay County's Early Indians February//1981 File containing a biographical article with maps, illustrations, and information about J. Mett Shippee, an archaeology book author and "research associate for the Department of Anthropology at the University...

178. A Lost Legacy A Lost Legacy May 7, 2006 African American jockeys once dominated the sport of horse racing and won the Kentucky Derby 15 of the first 28 times it was run. Lonnie Clayton was an early African American jockey from Kansas City, winning...

179. A Lost Pioneer A Lost Pioneer May 21, 2006 Americus V. McKim, known as "the father of Kansas City baseball" is buried in Elmwood Cemetery. He died February 10, 1910 at age 70. In the 1880s, "McKim was the driving force who brought major-league...

180. A Love of Law and Life A Love of Law and Life June 25, 2008 John C. Dods III is featured in the "Tribute" column of the obituary section of the local newspaper. He died at the age of 74 on June 2, 2008, of cancer. Dods was a lawyer and longtime community servant....