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101. 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 Benjamin Rice, a farmer in Brooking Township of Jackson County and a former Santa Fe freighter of the 1840s-1850s. Born in North Carolina in 1822 and coming here in 1844 before engaging...

102. 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 Booklet about the current and past Possum Trot festivals arranged to raise funds for historic preservation in the city.

103. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Photo and bio of Webster Davis, mayor, judge, and orator in Kansas City, born in Pennsylvania in 1861, moving to Missouri after the Civil War and to Kansas City in 1887, becoming mayor in 1894.

104. 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...

105. 'Modern Man' 'Modern Man' Profile and interview with Emmy Award-winning actor Eric Stonestreet. Stonestreet is a native of Kansas City, Kansas and attended Kansas State University. He credits growing up in the Midwest as inspiring...

106. Former Kansas Citian Admitted to Mass. Bar Former Kansas Citian Admitted to Mass. Bar Vertical file containing a biographical article about Grover Jackson, Jr., a lawyer in Massachusetts, starting in 1966, and a native Kansas Citian. He was project director in Senator Edward Brooke's "successful...

107. Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Nation yet Are Largely Forgotten by Subsequent Generations Illustration and biographical description of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), an internationally famed and successful horse show performer, living and training horses at her father R. A. Long's ranch in Lee's...

108. 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 Daniel Holmes, "of the firm of Karnes, Holmes & Krathoff, attorneys at law," born in Kentucky in 1850 and coming to Kansas City in 1872.

109. 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...

110. 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. H. Pittenger, a farmer in Washington Township of Jackson County. Born in Ohio in 1835 and serving the Union in the Civil War (under General Ulysses Grant at the Battle of Vicksburg)...

111. 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 Stanwood, justice of the peace of Westport. Born in Maine in 1865 and coming to Kansas City (Westport) in 1889 as a clerk for the Kansas City Belt Railroad.

112. Friends Honor Store Owner With Park Court Dedication Friends Honor Store Owner With Park Court Dedication The park at Brookside Court is to be dedicated to the late Bob Arfsten, owner of the Dime Store in Brookside. He died November 9, 2002. The dedication is to be in early May 2005. There is to be a fountain,...

113. Friends and Partners: William Clark, Meriwether Lewis, and Mid-America's French Creoles Friends and Partners: William Clark, Meriwether Lewis, and Mid-America's French Creoles Article explores the relationship between Meriwether Lewis and William Clark and the French, particularly in St. Louis. Both Pierre and Auguste Chouteau were closely associated with these explorers, especially...

114. From Bandstand to Pulpit for a Freshman of 47 From Bandstand to Pulpit for a Freshman of 47 File containing a photo and biographical article about Reverend Ken Williams, a 47-year-old black freshman at Calvary Baptist College and an "artist and musician, as well as a parttime [sic] preacher."...

115. Frank Johnson Frank Johnson Photo and bio of Frank Johnson, a lawyer born in Massachusetts in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1884, becoming prosecuting attorney of Jackson County.

116. Found! Lincoln's Earlier Love Found! Lincoln's Earlier Love Article gives some information on graves located in Elmwood Cemetery. It states that volunteers have found the grave of William F. Davis, the city's first African American police officer, hired in 1874....

117. Fountain Off For Winter Fountain Off For Winter The new Concourse Fountain was designed to operate during the winter and produce ice formations. However, budget constraints have caused the water to be shut off as well as the fact that the fountain needs...

118. Fremont's Second Expedition Fremont's Second Expedition Article about the second expedition of Lieutenant John Fremont in 1843 to 1844 from Saint Louis, through Kansas City, to Fort Vancouver in Washington and Sutter's Mill in California, and back, with photos,...

119. Francis Xavier Aubry Francis Xavier Aubry Description of the article written by William Baskerville and Abner Adair in "the Appleton City Journal for Thursday, May 15, 1902," relating a story about Francis Aubry's first trip to California in 1853,...

120. Kansas City Museum Kansas City Museum Photo and article about the history and exhibits of the Kansas City Museum, founded in 1939 and opened to the public in 1940 at the former R. A. Long mansion.