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Even some local fans feel uneasy about the Kansas City Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs fans are considered among the most loyal in football. But for some, that loyalty comes with big moral questions about the team's imagery and traditions. Plus: Digital archivists are busy scanning hundreds of thousands of photos that capture more than a century of Kansas City history.

Kansas City is teeming with excitement since the Chiefs beat the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Championship game. On Sunday, they’ll play in their third Super Bowl in four seasons. But KCUR's Lawrence Brooks IVreports that some fans find the controversies surrounding the team, the sport, and the NFL too much to gloss over.

In a small office upstairs at the Truman Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, digital archivists are capturing the history in images — more than 300,000 images to be exact. Julie Deneshareports for KCUR that they’ve been digitizing the negatives for several years.

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