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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 James Crawford Hennessy, "superintendent of the terminals of the Missouri Pacific Railroad" and co-organizer of "the National Reserve Association, a fraternal insurance company."...

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. Photo and bio of William Howard, or W. B. Howard, a farmer around Lee's Summit born in Kentucky in 1821 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri, in 1842.

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 J. S. Whitsett, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1845 and serving the Confederacy during the Civil War.

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. Biographical sketch of Dr. H. C. Morrison, "druggist, and a member of the upper council, Kansas City. Born in Maryland in 1843 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1870...

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 Dr. Jabez Jackson, "one of the younger representatives of the medical profession in Kansas City" born in Labadie, Missouri, in 1868 and coming to Kansas City in 1884, becoming a...

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 John Harwood, "senior member of the firm of Harwood & Meredith," born in Kentucky in 1862 and coming to Kansas City in 1885 as a lawyer.

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. Biographical sketch of Walter Bales (1803-1887), "one of Kansas City's most honored pioneers," a native of Tennessee coming to Kansas City about 1831 and marrying Sarah Johnson Bales, (arriving in Jackson...

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 John McDowell Trimble, or John Trimble, a lawyer born in Virginia in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1886 with residence at 1118 Pennsylvania Avenue.

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 Stubbins Watts, "[t]he well known miller on Indian creek" in the South Kansas City village of Dallas, Missouri. Born in Saint Charles County, Missouri in 1838 as a son of Anthony...

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. Photo and bio of George Elliott, "assistant prosecuting attorney of Jackson county," born in Howard County, Missouri, in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1887.

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 Ben Hardin, a lawyer born in Randolph County, Missouri, in 1852 and becoming city attorney of Moberly, Missouri, before arriving in Kansas City in 1889 as a lawyer with offices "in...

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 William Jamison, a lawyer born in Pennsylvania in 1858 and coming to Kansas City in 1886, becoming prosecuting attorney of Jackson County.

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. Photo and bio of Frederick Esslinger, "the owner of fine vineyards" and "an improved wine garden" in Westport, born in Germany in 1818 and emigrating to the United States in 1850. Description of his career,...

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 Blake Woodson, a lawyer born in Virginia in 1835 and coming to Kansas City in 1861 as a Confederate veteran, becoming prosecuting attorney and a judge here in the 1880s.

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...