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DATE OF EVENT: Saturday, Nov.1, 1997 DATE PUBLISHED: Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997, in The Kansas City Star Editor’s note: The opening of the jazz and Negro Leagues museums marked the beginning of redevelopment in the historic 18th and Vine district. A traveling Negro Leagues exhibit had been dedicated in 1993, the year before Ken Burns’ baseball documentary put former Monarch Buck O’Neil in the spotlight. Permanent sites for the baseball and the jazz museums opened in 1997.

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