Secondary Sources

This is a comprehensive list of secondary sources that inform understanding of the Pendergast era in Kansas City. Links to catalogs or more information are included where available.
  1. Coleman, Daniel. "Biography of Annie Chambers (1843-1935), Madame," Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, 2007.

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  2. Beasley, Maurine H. and Gibbons, Sheila J., ed. Taking Their Place: A Documentary History of Women and Journalism (Washington, D.C.: American University Press, 1993).

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  3. Kirkendall, Richard S. A History of Missouri. Volume V, 1919 to 1953. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1971.

  4. Ford, Susan Jezak, "Biography of J.C. Nichols (1880-1950), Real Estate Developer." Missouri Valley Special Collections, 2003.

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  5. Rockwell, John. "Virgil Thomson, Composer, Critic and Collaborator with Stein, Dies at 92," New York Times, October 1, 1989.

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  6. Joe Laurie, Jr., Vaudeville:  From the Honky Tonks to the Palace (New York:  Holt, 1953)

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  7. Navarro, Jason. “Under Penalty Of Death: Pierce City’s Night Of Racial Terror.” Missouri Historical Review 100, no. 2 (2006): 87–102.

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  8. Koso, Kyle. “Awaiting Fate: Old General Hospital Gets Another Look.” KC View (February 21–March 6, 1990).

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  9. Büchmann-Møller, Frank. You Just Fight for Your Life: the Story of Lester Young. New York: Praeger, 1990.

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  10. Geselbracht, Ray. “Truman Places.”

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  11. "African American History 1991: The African Influence – Past, Present, Future" University of Kansas Medical Center Archives.

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  12. Bates, Sidney L. “Medicine without Method: Kansas City, Missouri’s General and Allied Hospitals under the Department of Health, 1870-1962.” Master’s Thesis, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 1972.

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  13. Meriwether, Lee. Jim Reed, "Senatorial Immortal." A Biography. Webster Groves, MO: International Mark Twain Society, 1948.

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  14. Loeb, Anita. Gone But Not Forgotten: A History of the Burials in the Jewish Cemeteries of Kansas City, Missouri, 1866-1999. Kansas City: Jewish Federation of Greater Kansas City, 2001.

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  15. Stevens, Sara. Developing Expertise: Architecture and Real Estate in Metropolitan America. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2016.

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  16. Haskell, Harry, City of the Future: Kansas City’s Progressive Utopia, Kansas City, MO: Western Historical Manuscript Collection, 2008.

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  17. Joseph McLellan, "Virgil Thomson, Music's All-American," Washington Post, October 2, 1989.

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  18. Douglas Gilbert American Vaudeville:  Its Life and Times, (New York:  Whittlesey House, 1940)

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  19. Robertson, David Brian. “Bellwether Politics in Missouri.” The Forum 2, no. 3 (October 5, 2004).

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  20. Landmarks Commission. Kansas City: A Place in Time. Kansas City: Landmarks Commission, 1977.

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  21. Taylor, Jimmy Bartle. Down Home with the Chief and Miss Maggie. Prairie Village, KS: Leathers Publishing, 1995.

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  22. Hamby, Alonzo L. Man of the People: A Life of Harry S. Truman. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.

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  23. Hulston, Nancy J. "African-Americans in Medicine: The Founding and History of Douglass Hospital." Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine Newsletter 1 (Spring 1996).

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  24. Gorman, Barbara M., Richard D. McKinzie, and Theodore A. Wilson. From Shamans to Specialists: A History of Medicine and Health Care in Jackson County Missouri. Kansas City: Jackson County Medical Society, 1981.

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  25. Larsen, Lawrence H. Federal Justice in Western Missouri: The Judges, the Cases, the Times. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1994.

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  26. Beck, Jerry and Will Friedwald. Warner Brothers Animation Art: The Characters, the Creators, the Limited Editions. New York: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, 1997.

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  27. Weiss, Marc Allan. The Rise of the Community Builders: The American Real Estate Industry and Urban Land Planning. New York: Columbia University Press, 1987.

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  28. Worley, William S. J.C. Nichols and the Shaping of Kansas City: Innovation in Planned Residential Communities. Columbia, Mo.: University of Missouri Press, 1990.

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  29. Pearson, Robert and Brad Pearson, The J.C. Nichols Chronicle: The Authorized Story of the Man, His Company, and His Legacy, 1880-1994, Kansas City, MO: Country Club Plaza Press, 1994.

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  30. Cockrell, Monroe F. "Banking in Kansas City, Missouri, 1920-1928." (1962), Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library.

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  31. No Applause:  Just Throw Money, or, The Book that Made Vaudeville Famous (New York:  Faber and Faber, 2005)

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  32. Shogan, Robert. Harry Truman and the Struggle for Racial Justice. Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 2013.

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  33. “Sides Seek Solution in Hospital Dispute.” Kansas City Times (December 7, 1989).

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  34. Griffith, Richard and Arthur Mayer. The Movies, rev. and updated ed. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1981.

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  35. McCullough, David. Truman. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

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  36. Who's Who in Colored America. New York : Who's Who in Colored America Corp., 1927-

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  37. Rice, Mitchell F. and Woodrow Jones. Public Policy and the Black Hospital: From Slavery to Segregation to Integration. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Publishing Group, 1994.

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  38. Horn, Maurice, ed. The World Encyclopedia of Cartoons. Philadelphia : Chelsea House, 1999.

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  39. “Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Nonprofit Search Profile: Liberty Memorial Association,” 2015, (accessed 21 September 2015). 

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  40. Hulston, Nancy J., "Joseph B. Shannon, Congressman (1867-1943), Crime Figure," Missouri Valley Special Collections, 2003.

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  41. Cornuelle, Herbert C. Mr. Anonymous: The Story of William Volker. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1951.

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  42. Thomas Bolze, Female Impersonation in the United States, 1900-1970, (Dissertation, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1994)

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  43. Sitkoff, Harvard. A New Deal for Blacks: The Emergence of Civil Rights as a National Issue : The Depression Decade. 30th anniversary ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

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  44. Ehrlich, George. Kansas City, Missouri: An Architectural History, 1826-1990, rev. ed. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1992.

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  45. Young, Thomas E. Edward Buehler Delk, Architect. Tulsa, OK: The Philbrook Museum of Art, 1993.

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  46. Miller, Merle. Truman: The Rise to Power. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986

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  47. "Lincoln College Preparatory Academy History." Lincoln College Preparatory Academy. Accessed July 31, 2018. 

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  48. Sutton, Mary Cecile. “A History of the Kansas City, Missouri, General Hospital.” Master’s Thesis, University of Chicago, 1946.

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  49. DeAngelo, Dory. Voices Across Time: Profiles of Kansas City's Early Residents. Kansas City, MO: Tapestry Publications, 1987.

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  50. Birnbaum, Charles A. and Lisa E. Crowder, eds. Pioneers of American Landscape Design: An Annotated Bibliography. Washington, DC : U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Cultural Resources : Preservation Assistance Division, Historic Landscape Initiative, 1993.

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  51. Donovan, Derek.  Lest the Ages Forget, Kansas City’s Liberty Memorial (Kansas City: Kansas City Star Books, 2001).

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  52. Sykes Berry, Susan Debra, “Politics and Pandemic in 1918 Kansas City,” University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2010.

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  53. Ellis, Roy. A Civic History of Kansas City, Missouri. Springfield, MO: Elkins-Swyers Co., 1930.

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  54. Lewis A. Erenberg, “From New York to Middletown: Repeal and the Legitimization of Nightlife in the Great Depression”, American Quarterly, vol. 38, no. 5 (Winter 1986)

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  55. Weiss, Nancy J. Farewell to the Party of Lincoln: Black Politics in the Age of FDR. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.

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  56. Mitchell, Giles Carroll. There is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City.

    Kansas City: Brown-White Co., 1934.

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  57. Leifer, Loring. "The Napoleon of Southtown." Southtown News, July 1985.

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  58. Taylor, Jon E. Truman’s Grandview Farm. Charleston: History Press, 2011.

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  59. Gotham, Kevin Fox. “Missed Opportunities, Enduring Legacies: School Segregation and Desegregation in Kansas City, Missouri.” American Studies 43, no. 2, 2002, 5-41.

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  60. Soward, James L. Hospital Hill: An Illustrated Account of Public Healthcare Institutions in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City, Missouri: Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation, 1995.

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  61. "Turner, Joseph Vernon 'Big Joe'." Club Kaycee, People. University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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  62. Doss, Erika. Memorial Mania: Public Feeling in America (Chicago: Univ. of Chicago Press, 2010).

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  63. DeAngelo, Dory and Jane Fifield Flynn.  Kansas City Style: A Social and Cultural History of Kansas City as Seen through Its Lost Architecture. Kansas City, Mo.: Fifield Publishing Co., 1992.

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  64. Conrads, David,  "Biography of Roy Wilkins (1901-1981), Journalist and Civil Rights Leader," Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library.

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  65. Laurence Senelick, “Lady and the Tramp:  Drag Differentials in the Progressive Era”, in Gender in Performance: the Presentation of Difference in the Performing Arts, edited by Laurence Senelick (Hanover, NH:  University Press of New England, 1992)

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  66. Young, William H. and Nathan B. Young, Jr. Your Kansas City and Mine. Kansas City, Mo.: Midwest Afro-American Genealogy Interest Coalition, 1997.

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  67. National Register of Historic Places Registration Form. Landmarks Commission, March 4, 1988.

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  68. Rhodes, Richard. The Inland Ground: An Evocation of the American Middle West, rev. ed. Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, 1991.

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  69. Taylor, Jon E. Harry Truman’s Independence: The Center of the World. Charleston: History Press, 2013.

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  70. Haddix, Chuck. "Biographical Sketch of N. Clark Smith." Major N. Clark Smith Collection web page. University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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  71. Adams, Henry. Thomas Hart Benton: An American Original. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1989.

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  72. Worgul, Doug. "Big Joe Turner: Godfather of Rock 'n Roll." Star Magazine, 4 Oct. 1998.

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  73. Eggener, Keith. “Up to Date in Kansas City:  the Liberty Memorial as Modern Architecture,” Places: Places: Forum of Design for the Public Realm, (Nov. 2009),

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  74. Ehrlich, George. Kansas City, Missouri: An Architectural History, 1826 – 1976. Kansas City, Mo.: Historic Kansas City Foundation, 1979.

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  75. Wilson, Sondra K. In Search of Democracy: The NAACP Writings of James Weldon Johnson, Walter White, and Roy Wilkins (1920-1977). New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

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  76. Coulter, Charles. “Take up the Black Man’s Burden”: Kansas City’s African American Communities, 1865-1939. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2006.

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  77. Basie, William "Bill" "Count." Club Kaycee. University of Missouri-Kansas City. http://www.umkc.edu/orgs/kcjazz/mainpage.htm.

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  78. Ray, Mrs. Sam. “Postcard from Old Kansas City: Kansas City Power & Light Building.” Kansas City Times (December 30, 1984).

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  79. Unity: 100 Years of Faith and Vision. Unity Village, MO: Unity Books, 1988.

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  80. Taylor, Jon E. Freedom to Serve: Truman, Civil Rights, and Executive Order 9981. New York: Routledge, 2013.

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  81. Sweeney, Michael. “The Educational Leadership of Hugh Oliver Cook.” Unpublished conference paper, Missouri Conference on History, 2017.

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  82. Christensen, Lawrence O. "Benton, Thomas Hart," in Dictionary of Missouri Biography. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999, 61-64.

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  83. Dantzler, Russ. Liner notes for Claude Williams – King of Kansas City. Kansas City, 1996.

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  84. Erll, Astrid. Memory in Culture.New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2011.

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  85. Fleming, John, et al., eds.  The Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. 5th ed. New York: Penguin Putnam, 1998.

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  86. Hulston, Nancy J. "Thomas C. Unthank, M.D., A Flood, A Dream, A Hospital." Department of History and Philosophy of Medicine Newsletter I (Summer 1996).

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  87. Jumpin’ Jim Crow: Southern Politics from Civil War to Civil Rights. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

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  88. Kernfeld, Barry, ed. New Grove Dictionary of Jazz. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994.

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  89. Millstein, Cyd. “The Making of Municipal.” Star Magazine, October 10, 1982.

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  90. Adams, J. G. "Screen Siren." Explore Kansas City, January 1996.

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  91. Beveridge, Mary. “Biography of Lucile H. Bluford (1911-2003), Journalist and Former Owner/Publisher of 'The Call' Newspaper. Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri, 2004, www.kchistory.org.

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  92. Wood, Henrietta Rix. “Transforming Student Periodicals into Persuasive Podiums: African American Girls at Lincoln High School, 1915-1930.” American Periodicals: A Journal of History and Criticism 22, no. 2, 2012, 199-215.

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  93. Conrads, David. "Biography of Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975), Artist." Missouri Valley Special Collections, 2003.

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  94. Dantzler, Russ. Liner notes for Claude Williams – Swing Time in New York. Kansas City, 1995.

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  95. Mosse, George L. Fallen Soldiers: Reshaping the Memory of the World Wars (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1990).

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  96. Hoffman, Donald. “The Pride of Kansas City.”  Forum 125 (December 1967):  55–59.

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  97. Gray, Lisa Waterman. "Much More Than Muffins." Pitch Weekly, 8-14 January 1998.

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  98. Gilmore, Glenda Elizabeth. Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

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  99. Schuller, Gunther. Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.

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  100. Kansas City.  Kansas City: Kansas City Chapter of The American Institute of Architects, 1979.

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  101. Golden, Eve. Platinum Girl: The Life and Legends of Jean Harlow. New York: Abbeville Press, 1991.

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  102. Bluford, Lucile H. “The Lloyd Gaines Story,” Journal of Educational Sociology 32, no. 6 (February 1959).

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  103. Lefferts, Peter M. “A Chronology and Itinerary of the Career of N. Clark Smith: Materials for a Biography.” University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Digital Commons. 2016

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  104. Roe, Jason. "Drawn from the Heartland." This Week in Kansas City History, kchistory.org.

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  105. Dahl, Linda. Stormy Weather: The Music and Lives of a Century of Jazzwomen. New York: Pantheon Books, 1984.

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  106. Whitney, Carrie Westlake. Kansas City Missouri:  Its History and Its People, 1808-1908, Vol. 1 (Chicago:  S.J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1908).

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  107. “In Shadows of Skyscrapers, Majestic Architecture of the Past,” Kansas City Star, May 31, 1964.

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  108. Sandy, Wilda.  Here Lies Kansas City: A Collection of Our City's Notables and Their Final Resting Places. Kansas City, MO: Bennett Schneider, 1984.

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  109. Grothaus, Larry H. “The Negro in Missouri Politics, 1890-1941,” Ph.D. diss., University of Missouri, 1970.

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  110. Russell, Ross. Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971.

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  111. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Bold Expansion: The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Bloch Building. Kansas City: Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, 2007.

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  112. Halliwell, Leslie. Halliwell's Filmgoer's Companion. New York: Scribner, 1980.

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  113. Loupe, Diane E. “Storming and Defending the Color Barrier at the University of Missouri School of Journalism: The Lucile Bluford Case,” Journalism History 16, no. 1-2 (Spring/Summer 1989), 22.

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  114. Haddix, Chuck. "N. Clark Smith, Biographical Sketch." LaBudde Special Collections website, University of Missouri-Kansas City. Accessed July 30, 2018. 

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  115. Wolff, Justin. Thomas Hart Benton: A Life. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012.

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  116. "Obituaries - Elizabeth Bruce Crogman," The Kansas City Star, January 26, 1992.

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  117. Winter, Jay. Sites of Memory, Sites of Mourning: The Great War in European Cultural History (Cambridge: Cambridge Univ. Press, 1995).

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  118. Montgomery, Rick and Shirl Kasper. Kansas City: An American Story. Kansas City, Mo.: Kansas City Star Books, 1999.

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  119. Paola Banchero, "UMKC Celebrating Double Anniversary," The Kansas City Star, September 30, 1993.

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  120. Lang, Clarence. Grassroots at the Gateway: Class Politics and Black Freedom Struggle in St. Louis, 1936-75. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2009.

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  121. Beach, Marjorie. The Mayor’s Wife. New York: Vantage Press, Inc., 1953.

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  122. Wolferman, Kristie C. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: Culture Comes to Kansas City. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1993.

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  123. McFerrin, Ann. "Kansas City Trivialities." Storyboard, June/July 1996.

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  124. Gunnar Myrdal, An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy, Vol. 2 (New York: Harper, 1944): 908, 911, 917, 920-21, 923.

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  125. Lyle-Smith, E. Diane. “Nathaniel Clark Smith (1877-1934): African-American Musician, Music Educator, and Composer.” The Bulletin of Historical Research in Music Education 17, no. 2 (Jan. 1996): 98-116.

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  126. Christensen, Lawrence O. "Lazia, John F." in Dictionary of Missouri Biography. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999.

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  127. Laura R. Hockaday, "For a Century Now, Crittenton Has Been a Helping Hand in KC," The Kansas City Star, November 3, 1996.

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  128. Allen, Frederick Lewis. Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s. 1931 Reprint, ed. New York: Harper and Row, 1964.

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  129. Wilson, William H. The City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City (University of Missouri Press, Columbia: 1964).

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  130. Saliga, Pauline A., ed. The Sky’s the Limit: a Century of Chicago Skyscrapers. New York: Rizzoli, 1990.

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  131. Coleman, Daniel. "Biography of Ernest H. Newcomb (1886-1979), founder of the University of Kansas City." Missouri Valley Special Collections, the Kansas City Public Library, 2008.

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  132. Larsen, Lawrence H. and Nancy Hulston. Pendergast! Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1997.

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  133. Greene, George Fuller. A Condensed History of the Kansas City Area, Its Mayors and Some V.I.P.s. Kansas City, Missouri: Lowell Press,1968.

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  134. Kansas City, Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners. Historic & Dedicatory Monuments of Kansas City. February 1987.

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  135. Parsons, Louella. Jean Harlow’s Life Story. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1964.

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  136. Sawyer, Robert McLaran. “The Gaines Case: Its Background and Influence on the University of Missouri and Lincoln University, 1936-1950” (PhD diss., University of Missouri, 1966).

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  137. McKemy, William E. “N. Clark Smith and Milestones of a Race.” University of Central Missouri, 2017.

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  138. Coleman, Daniel. "Biography of John Lazia (1896-1934), Crime Figure." Missouri Valley Special Collections, 2003.

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  139. Rhonda Chriss Lokeman, "Elizabeth Bruce Crogman," The Kansas City Star, January 28, 1992.

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  140. Badger, Anthony J. The New Deal: The Depression Years, 1933-1940. New York: The Noonday Press, 1989.

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  141. 75 Years of Kansas City Livestock Market History, 1871-1946: With Which is Combined the 75th Annual Livestock Report for the Year Ending December 31, 1945 (Kansas City: Kansas City Stock Yards Company 1946).

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  142. "The Reopening of the Folly Theater." Encore (program guide), 1981.

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  143. "History." University of Missouri-Kansas City.

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  144. McKerley, John W. “‘We Promise to Use the Ballot as We Did the Bayonet’: Black Suffrage Activism and the Limits of Loyalty in Reconstruction Missouri.” Bleeding Kansas, Bleeding Missouri: The Long Civil War on the Border. Lawrence: The University Press of Kansas, 2013.

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  145. Kansas History. Kansas State Historical Society. v. 1978-

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  146. Adler, Frank J. Roots in a Moving Stream. Kansas City: The Temple Congregation B’Nai Jehudah, 1972.

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  147. Piland, Sherry and Ellen J. Uguccioni.  Fountains of Kansas City: A History and a Love Affair.  Kansas City, Mo.: The Lowell Press, 1985.

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  148. Stenn, David. Bombshell: The Life and Death of Jean Harlow. New York: Doubleday, 1993.

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  149. Streitmatter, Rodger. Raising Her Voice: African American Women Journalists Who Changed History (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1994).

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  150. Diggs, Irene. “Du Bois and Children.” Phylon 37, no. 4, 1976, 370-396.

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  151. Reddig, William M. Tom’s Town: Kansas City and the Pendergast Legend. Philadephia: J.B. Lippincott and Co., 1947.

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  152. Brian Burnes, Robert W. Butler, & Dan Viets, Walt Disney’s Missouri: The Roots of a Creative Genius. Kansas City, MO: Kansas City Star Books, 2002, 78-81, 85.

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  153. Arthur Charvat, “The Growth and Development of the Kansas City Stockyards, 1871-1947: A History,” (Master’s thesis, University of Kansas City, 1948).

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  154. Haskell, Henry C. and Richard B. Fowler. City of the Future, A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950. Kansas City: The Kansas City Star and Frank Glenn Publishing Company, Inc., 1950.

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  155. Schirmer, Sherry Lamb. At the River's Bend: An Illustrated History of Kansas City: Independence and Jackson County. Woodland Hills, CA: Windsor Publications, 1982.

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  156. Perman, Michael. Struggle for Mastery: Disfranchisement in the South, 1888-1908. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2001.

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  157. Coad, Cecil C. The Pembroke-Country Day School for Boys. Kansas City, MO: Burd & Fletcher, 1962.

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  158. DeAngelo, Dory. Voices Across Time. Kansas City, Mo.: Tapestry Publications, 1987.

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  159. Capitman, Barbara, and Michael D. Kinerk, and Dennis Wilhelm. Rediscovering Art Deco.  New York, NY: Viking Studio Books, 1994.

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  160. Krakauer, Kenneth. When Golf Came To Kansas City. Kansas City: Adler’s, 1986.

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  161. Wilkins, Roy and Mathews, Tom. Standing Fast: The Autobiography of Roy Wilkins (New York: Viking, 1982).

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  162. Searching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in America. Abrams, 2014. -

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  163. Christensen, Lawrence O., Dictionary of Missouri Biography, Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999.

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  164. Dory DeAngelo, "Biography of Walt Disney (1901-1966), Film Producer," Missouri Valley Special Collections, the Kansas City Public Library.

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  165. Bernstein, Irving. The Lean Years: A History of the American Worker, 1920-1933, updated ed. Chicago: Haymarket Books, 2010.

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  166. McGinnis, Edie. A Bag of Scraps: Quilts and the Garment District. Kansas City: Kansas City Star Books, 2012.

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  167. Powell, Cuthbert. Twenty Years of Kansas City’s Live Stock Trade and Traders (Kansas City: Pearl Printing Company, 1893).

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  168. Baker, Carlos. Ernest Hemingway: A Life Story. New York:  Scribner, 1969.

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  169. Katz, Stephen. "Isaac Katz and Katz Drug Stores." Recording of speech delivered at the Kansas City Public Library, June 21, 2009.

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  170. Schirmer, Sherry Lamb, A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2002.

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  171. Wilding, Jennifer. "Southtown History: Where They Lived." Southtown News Magazine 1 (August 1985): 13, 15.

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  172. Bisceglia, John B., ed. The Italians in Kansas City: The Messenger (Il Messaggero) 50th Anniversary. Kansas City: The Messenger, 1975.

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  173. “Buys Land for Future.” The Kansas City Star, 22 January 1955.

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  174. Gorham, Thelma Thurston, ed. Meeting the Challenge of Change: A Sixty-Year History of St. Stephen Baptist Church. Kansas City, Mo.: Grimes-Joyce Printing Co, 1964.

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  175. Thomas D. Wilson, “Chester A. Franklin and Harry S. Truman: An African American Conservative and the ‘Conversion’ of the Future President,” Kansas City, America’s Crossroads: Essays from the Missouri Historical Review, 1906-2006, eds. Diane Mutti Burke and John Herron (Columbia: State Historical Society of Missouri, 2007), 223-224, 232.

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  176. Patton, Stacey. “The Richest Colored Girl in the World.” Crisis, 2010. -

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  177. Neal Gabler, Walt Disney: The Triumph of the American Imagination. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006, 61.

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  178. McMillen, Margot Ford, and Roberson, Heather. Called to Courage: Four Women in Missouri History. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2002.

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  179. Renner, G. K. “The Kansas City Meatpacking Industry Before 1900,” Missouri Historical Review 55 (October 1960): 22-29.

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  180. Burns, Brian. "Hemingway’s Kansas City." The Kansas City Star, 27 Jan. 1986.

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  181. Coleman, Daniel. "Biography of Isaac Katz (1879-1956), Owner of Katz Drug Stores." Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, 2007.

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  182. Hanzlick, David. “Rendering Assistance to the Best Advantage: The Development of Women’s Activism in Kansas City, 1870-World War I,” Ph.D. Thesis: University of Missouri, Kansas City, 2013.

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  183. Ellis, Caroline Crockett. "Books of the Month." The Midwest Bookman, April 1921.

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  184. The Messenger: a Legacy of Love: J .B. Bisceglia, November 1, 1891-December 1, 1988. Kansas City: The Messenger, 1988.

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