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History Podcasts

A podcast dedicated to exploring Kansas City's fascinating history and sharing stories from its rich past

A podcast dedicated to exploring Kansas City's fascinating history and sharing stories from its rich past

Location:

United States

Description:

A podcast dedicated to exploring Kansas City's fascinating history and sharing stories from its rich past

Twitter:

@HomegrownKC

Language:

English


Episodes

The Plaza Lights

12/1/2020
Christmas Joy in Kansas City in 2020 Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:27:52

Legacy of the Confederacy Part 1

10/26/2020
This episode briefly examines the history of the KKK in KC in the 1920s and lynching in KC. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:25:53

Legacy of the Confederacy Part 2

10/26/2020
This episode focuses on memorialization of the Confederacy and its symbols. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:31:21

Civil Rights and Strife

10/21/2020
A brief examination of two stories from the Civil Rights Period in Kansas City: the desegregation of the Swope Park Swimming Pool and riots following the death of MLK. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:36:32

A City Divided

10/5/2020
We all know what the Troost Divide is, but do you know how it came to be? This new series will focus on stories related to racism and Civil Rights in KC. This episode will focus on the history of Redlining and other racist housing practices in KC's history. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:34:12

Madam Annie Chambers

8/9/2020
Queen of the Redlight District in the early 1900s Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:34:22

Pendergast Saga Part 5

8/9/2020
The end is come. Pendergast goes to prison and the Machine collapses. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:37:07

Pendergast Saga Part 4

7/27/2020
Pendergast's reign begins to crumble... Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:25:24

Pendergast Saga Part 3

6/23/2020
Pendergast’s unchecked and surging power in KC and the nation lasted until 1932. But everything changed in KC with the onset of the Great Depression. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:33:49

Pendergast Saga Part 2

5/4/2020
With Tom Pendergast stepping into Big Jim’s shoes as Alderman of the First Ward, he is continuing his predecessor’s practice of supporting and defending the downtrodden while introducing his own methodologies and stratagems to build and empire and become “King of Kansas City, Emperor of Missouri”.[1] [1] https://pendergastkc.org/collection/10553/shsmo-c0004-f04307-0001/ghosts-heart-america/34645 Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:36:39

Pendergast Saga Part 1

3/31/2020
Boss Tom was once the most powerful man in Kansas City and one of the most powerful in America. This is his origin story... Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:31:37

Prohibition

3/2/2020
Prohibition lasted from 1920 to 1933. Kansas City was known as a wide-open town during that time, meaning alcohol was still readily available. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:29:42

Black Archives of Mid America

2/22/2020
The Black Archives of Mid America in Kansas City preserve and share documents and artifacts related to black history and culture in Kansas City. This episode covers the history and contents of the archives, along with exhibits and other projects at the archives. Make sure to visit their website: http://www.blackarchives.org/. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:31:38

Marr Sound Archive

12/28/2019
The Marr Sound Archives is home to over 40, 000 audio recordings, and other artifacts related to the recording industry and history, and serves as a premiere research facility on the topic. Chuck and I discussed the Marr Sound Archive and its contents, and jazz history in Kansas City. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:46:56

Jazz

12/28/2019
History of KC Jazz in the 1930s and 1940s. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:33:58

Stockyards part 2

12/2/2019
A brief history of the American Royal and the end of the stockyards in KC. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:23:47

Stockyards part 1

11/11/2019
A history of the Kansas City Stockyards and meatpacking industry. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:29:33

Royals

10/21/2019
The history of the Kansas City Royals. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:18:41

Chiefs

9/30/2019
The history of the Kansas City Chiefs football team Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:34:10

Introduction

9/2/2019
Introduction to Homegrown KC, a podcast dedicated to exploring Kansas City's fascinating history and sharing stories from its rich past. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/homegrownkc/exclusive-content

Duration:00:09:29