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1. Westport Room Mural Westport Room Mural Summer 1991 Story of the mural by Hildreth Meiere originally in the Westport Room of Union Station, associated with the Fred Harvey Company and its Harvey Girls. Description of the mural's depiction of the important...

2. Westport Mural Finds Permanent Home Westport Mural Finds Permanent Home April//1978 Notice about the mural formerly in the Westport Room of the Fred Harvey restaurant, in Union Station, being moved to the BMA Building on Pershing Road.

3. Westport Mural Finds Permanent Home Westport Mural Finds Permanent Home April//1978 Mural removed from restaurant after its closing.

4. Wagon Master Wagon Master September 29, 2006 Captioned photograph of a new mural created by local artist Charles Goslin and located in Shawnee's Pioneer Crossing Park.

5. Up Front In Historic Northeast Up Front In Historic Northeast August 20, 2003 Picture and caption showing a new mural in Kansas City's River Market at 5th and Wyandotte which depicts Lewis and Clark. Artists are Alisha Gambino, Jesus Ortiz and Joe Faus.

6. Union Station Union Station ca. 1920 - 1971 The folder contains train time tables for 1957, 1964, and 1970; a Fred Harvey sale brochure, 1937, which includes a history of the Westport Room in the station as well as the mural located there; a brochure...

7. Those Classy Classic Carousels Those Classy Classic Carousels April 1, 2006 Photos and information about carousels in the state of Missouri, including the one at Independence Center which was built in Venice, Italy, has eighteen hundred lights, hand-painted murals, and real horse-hair...

8. Thomas Hart Benton: The Missouri Murals Thomas Hart Benton: The Missouri Murals March-April//1973 Article about the Missouri murals of artist Thomas Hart Benton, including those in the Capitol Building in Jefferson City, Missouri, Lincoln University also in Jefferson City, the River Club in Kansas...

9. Thomas Hart Benton, Artist Thomas Hart Benton, Artist 1998 Biography of "Missouri's most acclaimed twentieth-century artist" Thomas Hart Benton from Neosho, Missouri, known "as America's greatest muralist," usually depicting historical or rural Midwestern scenes....

10. Thomas Hart Benton, 85, Dies; Era of American Painting Ends Thomas Hart Benton, 85, Dies; Era of American Painting Ends January/20/1975 Obituary article about artist Thomas Hart Benton, dying at the age of 85 on January 19, 1975, in Kansas City, Missouri, survived by his wife Rita, his son Thomas P., and his daughter Jessie P. Lyman, with...

11. Thomas Hart Benton Mural and Exhibit Launch Joplin's Centennial Celebration Thomas Hart Benton Mural and Exhibit Launch Joplin's Centennial Celebration July//1973 Article about the exhibition of Thomas Hart Benton's murals in Joplin, Missouri, celebrating the city's centennial in 1973, with photos and descriptions of the paintings and murals and of the artist.

12. Thomas Hart Benton Thomas Hart Benton Postcard of self-portrait of Thomas Hart Benton, painted by the artist in 1970

13. The Price of Freedom The Price of Freedom 1963 Unframed reproduction print (10.5 in. x 15.75 in.) of mural “The Price of Freedom” by Forest Edward Lewis, including text about the mural located in the main lobby at Raytown Junior High School that...

14. The President and Me: The Intimate Story The President and Me: The Intimate Story Winter//1995-1996 Photos and biographical article (written by the Kansas City artist) about the relationship of Thomas Hart Benton with former president Harry Truman and his painting of the murals in the Truman Library...

15. The President & the Painter The President & the Painter March 10, 2013 Article chronicles the personal and professional dealings of Harry Truman and Thomas Hart Benton during the negotiations over the "Independence and the Opening of the West" mural located in the entrance...

16. The Kansas City Call Mural The Kansas City Call Mural November 29, 2006 Short item which includes a picture of a new mural on the side of the Kansas City Call newspaper office building located on 1713-17 18th Street. The mural is on the east wall of the building and was painted...

17. The Great Mural of World War I to Be Dedicated in Liberty Memorial Hall The Great Mural of World War I to Be Dedicated in Liberty Memorial Hall November/8/1959 Photos and article about the mural painted and restored by Kansas City artist Daniel MacMorris in Memory Hall of Liberty Memorial. Story of the mural's past, done originally by MacMorris starting in 1921...

18. The Decorative Art of Frank Brangwyn The Decorative Art of Frank Brangwyn April 7, 1905 Section 21 is entitled "The Decorations of the Missouri State Capitol". Includes black and white sketches and color engravings of murals done by Frank Brangwyn in the Missouri State Capitol building in...

19. The Changing American Landscape: The Art and Politics of Joe Jones The Changing American Landscape: The Art and Politics of Joe Jones Fall//1991 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about "St. Louis-born artist Joe Jones (1909-1963)," a regionalist painter and political activist starting in Saint Louis in the 1930s and associated with...

20. The Art of Ward Lockwood and Frederic James The Art of Ward Lockwood and Frederic James Fall 1997 Illustration and biographical article about Midwestern artists Frederic James (1915-1985) and Ward Lockwood (1894-1963) , both with paintings on display at the History and Philosophy Department of the...