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KC Unbound Blog
2015 Pulitzer Award Winners & Nominees All the Light We Cannot See

The Pulitzer Prize winners for 2015 were announced this week, so it's time to catch up on some Prize-winning reading available here at the Library!

This Month in the Civil War on the Western Border
This Month in the Civil War on the Western Border
April 1865
The people of Missouri and Kansas react to Robert E. Lee’s surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, to Abraham Lincoln’s assassination, and to the prospect of laying down arms and ending the war. Read More...


This Week in KC History
A Beer Baron Is Born George Muehlebach, source unknown. Image courtesy

April 24, 1833: George Muehlebach, who will develop his brewery at 18th and Main into one of the most successful businesses in Kansas City, is born in Argau, Switzerland.

1864: The Year of Decision? 1864: The Year of Decision?

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Civil War on the Western Border

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