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Fred L Lee
'Wall to Wall' Classical
August 13, 2006
In November, a new hi-def classical station will be a "side band or HD-2, as it's called, to KUDL-FM." It will feature continuous classical music, 24/7. To receive, one will have to invest in a hi-def...
'Water Plaza' For Bartle
August 4, 2006
The City Council agreed to a $1 million city contract for new public art at the Bartle Hall ballroom expansion. A Japanese-American artist named Jun Kaneko was awarded the contract. His concept includes...
'World News' Man Very Down to Earth
October 19, 2004
ABC News anchorman, Peter Jennings, visited Liberty, Missouri, gave a speech at the American Royal's Boots, Barbecue and Business Luncheon, and broadcasted ''World News Tonight'' from the Liberty Memorial....
'X-Raying The Heartache'
July 4, 2010
Profile of author Christie Hodgen whose second novel, Elegies for the Broken-Hearted, has just been published. The 36-year old assistant professor of English at the University of Missouri-Kansas City is...
'Your Kansas City and Mine' off the Press; Traces History of Negroes
September 15, 1950
Book review of "Your Kansas City and Mine," a book written in 1950 by William Young about "the Negro in Kansas City during its 100-year history." Aspects and sections of the book are described, covering...
10 Shining Years For KC Curlers
June 14, 2004
The author in his newspaper commentary column discusses the 10th anniversary of the sculpture atop the pylons at Bartle Hall, often referred to as "hair curlers". The name of the sculpture is "Sky Stations"...
100 Years Ago at Morton: Feds Killed in Battle
Reference to the Battle of Shaws Shop found in the file.
100 Years of Care for All
November 8, 2006
Article details the history and growth of the Cabot Westside Clinic, in 2006 located at 2121 Summit St. The clinic was founded in 1906, and throughout its history has provided health care to the various...
1,000 Negro Citizens Proud of Their Clean, Attractive City; Race Relations Good
Photos and article about the business and social conditions in the town of Chanute, Kansas, located "approximately midway between Kansas City, Mo. and Tulsa, Okla." Profiled are "three major business enterprises...
11 River Market Buildings Are Sold
December 22, 2004
Article with map illustration and photograph detailing the sale of buildings along Delaware Street in the River Market area. Eleven of the most historic buildings in the area are being sold for a reported...
11th Street Historic District
Nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the 11th Street historic district of Downtown Kansas City (partially called Petticoat Lane).
11th Street West Historic District
125 Years, Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
October 21, 2007
Special advertising section to "The Kansas City Star," about the history of Saint Luke's Hospital. Includes historical timeline and facts and a map showing locations of the 11 affiliated facilities. Includes...
Photo and information on 13th Street, depicting 1930s structures on the street such as 1880s residences, the "citadel of the Salvation Army," Municipal Auditorium, and the Kansas City Power & Light Building....
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
1833 Lawsuit Gets Mormons' Notice
January 4, 2006
As part of a joint local records preservation project between Jackson County and the Missouri State Archives in Jefferson City, legal documents concerning acts of violence against Mormon settlers have...
1900 National Democratic Party Convention
File contains photos and information on the 1900 Democratic National Convention in Kansas City at Convention Hall.
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