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  • Negro Leagues Baseball
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    Negro Leagues Baseball

    Bob Kendrick, president and CEO of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, shared the history of the league in Kansas City and how the integration of Major League Baseball led to other actions in the civil rights…

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  • Thomas Hart Benton Home
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    Thomas Hart Benton Home

    Steve Sitton provided a tour of Thomas Hart Benton’s home, including his art studio, where he died in 1975. Thomas Hart Benton was an influential artist and Missouri native. C-SPAN’s Local Content…

    202 views
  • Mayor James on Kansas City Missouri
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    Mayor James on Kansas City, Missouri

    Mayor Sly James talked about the city of Kansas City, Missouri, and its role in the Civil Rights Movement. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour”…

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  • George Kessler and the City Beautiful Movement
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    George Kessler and the City Beautiful Movement

    Mark McHenry shared the story of Landscape architect George Kessler, who was instrumental in laying out Kansas City, Missouri’s park and boulevard system. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

    151 views
  • Steamboat Arabia
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    Steamboat Arabia

    David Hawley of the Arabia Steamboat Museum shared the story of Arabia’s recovery and the treasure that it carried. Built in 1853, the Steamboat Arabia survived only 3 years of service before it sank in the…

    432 views
  • Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt
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    Springwood and President Franklin Roosevelt

    Franceska Mscali-Urbin gave a tour of Springwood, the birthplace, home, and final resting place of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and shared the stories of President Roosevelt’s life inside the home.…

    377 views
  • Thomas Pendergast
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    Thomas Pendergast

    Pat O’Neill revealed how Thomas Pendergast’s influence helped shape Kansas City and national politics. Thomas Pendergast was a political boss in Kansas City, Missouri, during the 1920's and 30's.…

    113 views
  • World War I Posters
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    World War I Posters

    Doran Cart showed a collection of war posters produced during World War I which were used to generate national propaganda. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV…

    109 views
  • American History in Kansas City Missouri
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    American History in Kansas City, Missouri

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Kansas City, Missouri, from October 7-13, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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  • emChanging Timesem
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    Changing Times

    David Jackson talked about his book, Changing Times: Almanac and Digest of Kansas City’s LGBTQIA History. Mr. Jackson shared his personal history and talked about how the book chronicles over 200 years of Kansas…

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  • emOn Slaverys Borderem
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    On Slavery's Border

    Diane Mutti talked about her book, On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865, about slavery that existed along the Missouri River, and explored slave and owner relationships…

    166 views
  • Kansas City Public Librarys Stockyard Collection
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    Kansas City Public Library's Stockyard Collection

    Kansas City Public Library’s Jeremy Drouin and staff highlighted “The American Royal: A Gift from the Stockyards” collection and shared the history of the Kansas City Stockyards. The industry fueled the…

    101 views
  • emLand of the Feeem
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    Land of the Fee

    Devin Fergus talked about his book Land of the Fee: Hidden Costs and the Decline of the American Middle Class, in which he explores the widening wealth inequality in the United States, including fees charged…

    241 views
  • Tom Pendergast Digital Collection
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    Tom Pendergast Digital Collection

    Jason Roe explained the goal of Kansas City Public Library’s “Kansas City During the Pendergast Era” digital collection and how its used to explore the life and influence of Tom Pendergast. Tom Pendergast was a…

    85 views
  • emBottoms Upem
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    Bottoms Up

    Pat O’Neil talked about his book Bottom’s Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City, in which he examines the contributions of Irish Immigrants throughout the history of Kansas City, Missouri. C-SPAN’s…

    359 views
  • Book TV in Kansas City Missouri
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    Book TV in Kansas City, Missouri

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Kansas City, Missouri, from October 7-13, to feature the history and literary life of the…

    73 views
  • Steamboat Ticonderoga
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    Steamboat Ticonderoga

    Chip Stulen, director of preservation at the Shelburne Museum, talked about the steamboat’s nearly 50 years of service. The Ticonderoga was the last steamboat to operate on Lake Champlain. C-SPAN’s…

    196 views
  • Railroad History in Vermont
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    Railroad History in Vermont

    Shelburne Museum Director of Preservation Chip Stulen highlighted items that tell the story of what traveling through Vermont by train would have been like in the early 1900s. The Shelburne Museum offerings…

    225 views
  • Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Christie Jackson talked about Ralph Waldo Emerson’s time in the home as well as other writers, such as Henry David Thoreau, Nathanial Hawthorne, and Margaret Fuller, who spent time there. Ralph Waldo Emerson…

    773 views
  • CSPAN Cities Tour in Sioux Falls South Dakota Part 2
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Part 2

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV Cities Tour” in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, from September 7-13, to feature the history and literary life of the…

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