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Author: Ross Russell
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: southwest, city, kansas, style, jazz
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 1983
ISBN-10: 0520047850
ISBN-13: 9780520047853

From the twenties through the forties, Kansas City was the jazz city. Lester Young, Jack Teagarden, Count Basie, Ben Webster, Charlie Christian, Mary Lou Williams, and Charlie Parker are just a few of the jazz luminaries discussed in Jazz Style in Kansas City and the Southwest, the essential account of the evolution of the Kansas City style from its ragtime roots to the birth of bebop. Book jacket.

Author: Amanda Thompson
Publisher: College Prowler
Keywords: record, kansas, university
Number of Pages: 121
Published: 2011-03-15
ISBN-10: 1427406324
ISBN-13: 9781427406323

College guides written by students for students.University of Kansas Students Tell It Like It IsThis insider guide to University of Kansas in Lawrence, KS, features more than 160 pages of in-depth information, including student reviews, rankings across 20 campus life topics, and insider tips from students on campus. Written by a student at Kansas, this guidebook gives you the inside scoop on everything from academics and nightlife to housing and the meal plan. Read both the good and the bad and discover if KU is right for you.One of nearly 500 College Prowler guides, this Kansas guide features

Author: John Ashcroft
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: hearing, cooperation, committee, judiciary, senate, local, state, crisis, methamphetamine, developing, plan, federal, midwest
Number of Pages: 66
Published: 1999-08
ISBN-10: 0756714842
ISBN-13: 9780756714840

Hearing held in Kansas City, MO. Witnesses: Mel Carnahan, Gov., State of MO; Gary Starke, sheriff, Pettis County, MO; David Barton, exec. dir., Midwest HIDTA; John Pierpont, sheriff, Greene County, MO; Kirk Thompson, assist. dir., Kansas Bur. of Investigation; Teri Williams, dir. of OPS NCMO Drug Taskforce; Todd Graves, prosecuting attorney, Platte County, MO; Barry Mayer, commander, Kansas City Metro Methamphetamine Taskforce; Joseph Corcoran, Drug Enforcement Agency; Gary Howell, dir., KCPD Crime Lab; Teresa Loar, councilwoman, 1st district, Kansas City, MO; John Stufflebean, dir., Office of

Author: Thomas Allen McNeal
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: kansas
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1939
ISBN-10: 1440053405
ISBN-13: 9781440053405

Author: Miriam Colt
Publisher: Applewood Books
Keywords: kansas
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 1429045612
ISBN-13: 9781429045612

This straightforward and heartbreaking account is based on the personal diaries of Miriam Colt, written as she and her family traveled from New York to Kansas in 1856 to join the Vegetarian Society settlement in a prairie utopia. The Colts began their journey happy and hopeful, but upon their arrival discovered "all was not right." No mills or homes were built, fellow settlers were leaving in droves, and the myriad challenges included Indian attacks and thievery, foul weather, and devastating illness. On the Colts' disappointed journey out of the Territory, Miriam's husband and four-year-old s

Author: Scott Reynolds
Publisher: Twin Lights Publishers
Keywords: portrait, photographic, missouri, city, kansas
Number of Pages: 67
Published: 2008-05-16
ISBN-10: 1885435878
ISBN-13: 9781885435873

Author: Gene Aloise
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: nuclear, associated, modernization, kansas, plant, city, risks, manage, weapons, national, security, administration, needs
Number of Pages: 48
Published: 2010-03
ISBN-10: 1437926053
ISBN-13: 9781437926057

Built in 1943, the Kansas City Plant (KCP) -- the National Nuclear Security Admin.'s primary production plant for manufacturing nonnuclear components of nuclear warheads and bombs -- is to be modernized because of its age and the high cost of maintenance and operation. Among other changes, NNSA plans to relocate KCP to a new facility and increase components obtained from external suppliers from about 54 to 70%. This report determined: (1) how KCP developed plans for modernization; (2) actions KCP has taken to ensure uninterrupted production of components; and (3) actions KCP has taken to addre
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