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1. First Railroads in Kansas City First Railroads in Kansas City The Union Pacific railroad, the first to enter Kansas City, was opened as far as Lawrence, Kansas, in December, 1864. The next to come was the Missouri Pacific, which was opened for business in October,...

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Bennett Clark Hyde, or B. Clark Hyde, "police physician and surgeon, Kansas City, Missouri," born in Cooper County, Missouri, in 1872 and coming to the Kansas City area (William...

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. J. H. Mooney, a gynecological physician "born in Wheeling, West Virginia, August 9, 1851," raised in Liberty, Missouri, and coming to Kansas City in the 1880s. Description also...

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of John Muse, a farmer in Prairie Township of Jackson County, born in Pulaski County, Missouri in 1841 before moving to Independence, Missouri in 1855 and serving the Confederacy in...

5. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Allison Ware, a farmer born in Ohio in 1839 and moving to Jackson County, Missouri in 1865 as a Union Civil War veteran.

6. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of W. I. Meador, "a progressive farmer of Prairie township," Jackson County, born in Tennessee in 1832 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri, in 1880.

7. Boone County Slaves: Sales, Estate Divisions and Families, 1820-1865 Boone County Slaves: Sales, Estate Divisions and Families, 1820-1865 Boone County, Missouri, borders the Missouri River and in the pre-Civil War era it was a very prosperous farming area. Slavery was an important factor in the economic development of the area and the majority...

8. First Synagogue in Wyandotte County First Synagogue in Wyandotte County Article traces the history of the earliest synagogues in Kansas City, Kansas. Includes details of the meeting places and worship of early Jewish immigrants to Kansas City, Kansas, and traces the Congregation...

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Eleora Norris, a obstetrical physician born in Michigan in 1848 and coming to Kansas City in 1875 with her husband David Norris, a hardware dealer.

10. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Hunter Meriwether, "the leading real-estate and taxation lawyer of Jackson county," born in Arkansas in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1885, serving as state and county "attorney for...

11. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Reverend John Emerson Roberts, or John Roberts, "minister of All Souls church of Kansas City." Born in Ohio in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as pastor of "the First Baptist...

12. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. Rachel Tenney, a homeopathic physician born in Maine in 1831 and moving to Independence, Missouri and then Kansas City after her husband's death in Lawrence, Kansas.

13. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Dr. C. F. Wainright, a physician and medical scientist. Born in Lewis County, Missouri in 1858 and coming to Kansas City in 1890, becoming a professor at "the University Medical...

14. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Joseph Mercer, former Missouri state treasurer and Jackson County treasurer living in Independence. Born in Platte City, Missouri, in 1845 and serving in the Civil War before becoming...

15. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Photo and bio of Judge Cleveland Moulton, "an esteemed member of the bar of Kansas City" since 1888, born in New York in 1828.

16. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Alson Alexander White, or Alson White, an officer of the Badger Lumber Company. Born in Iowa in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in 1886 as treasurer of the company and "vice-president...

17. ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday ''A Stitch in Time'' Premieres Friday The story of dress manufacturer Nell Donnelly Reed is captured in a new book and documentary film produced by her great great nephew Terence Michael O'Malley. The film is entitled "Nelly Don: A Stitch...

18. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. Biographical sketch of Robert Ingraham, "an eminent lawyer" and "stock dealer" born in Ohio in 1864 and coming to Kansas City about 1883.

19. First Telephone in Kansas City First Telephone in Kansas City Article about the first telephone in Kansas City, at the residence of railroad manager J. L. Barnes.

20. 1000 Acres Restricted, Country Club District: J. C. Nichols 1000 Acres Restricted, Country Club District: J. C. Nichols Restricted to single residences only, ranging in value from $3,000 to $10,000 and up. Large lots and acre tracts with city conveniences. No monotonous repetition of the same design of houses.Ample parkways...