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161. John Bidwell and the California Trail John Bidwell and the California Trail This is Part 1 of a series of articles about John Bidwell, early California settler and one of the first to explore and use the California Trail. At one time in the late 1830s he lived in Platte City and...

162. Jack Condon: The Insurance Titan Talks about His Company's Growth and Commitment to Its Employees Jack Condon: The Insurance Titan Talks about His Company's Growth and Commitment to Its Employees Photos, interview, and biographical article about Jack Lockton, head of the Lockton insurance company based "in the Country Club Plaza in the new Valencia Place."

163. A School Needs More Space Inside and Out A School Needs More Space Inside and Out Illustrations and article about the crowding and need for a larger building "at the Center school" at 85th and Woodland Avenues, headed by principal Miss Eva Allen.

164. History, All in a Row History, All in a Row Article describes the small "neighborhood" of Pierce Avenue, located several blocks south of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. These row houses were built in 1907 and 1908 by William Rockhill Nelson to...

165. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. L. K. Hunter, "homeopathic physician and surgeon," born in Maine in 1846 and moving to Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1878, as a doctor.

166. George Caleb Bingham George Caleb Bingham Portrait and biographical sketch of George Caleb Bingham, Missouri artist of the 19th century, "the first to portray the picturesque scenes of a western election, a court room, a steamboat deck," etc.,...

167. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas Portrait and description of Dr. Charles Robinson, governor of Kansas in 1862 and doctor of Dr. Isaac Ridge of Kansas City during the 1849 cholera epidemic.

168. History--Early Notices of the Missouri River and Indians (Third Paper) History--Early Notices of the Missouri River and Indians (Third Paper) Article describing events and descriptions of Indian and French military settlements in the late 1600s and early 1700s, in the vicinity of Saint Louis and possibly Fort Orleans.

169. J. M. Freeland a Shot Victim J. M. Freeland a Shot Victim Photo and obituary for J. Milton Freeland, "63 years old, a vice president of the City National Bank and Trust company," dying of a "self-inflicted bullet wound at the home, 5618 Mission road, Fairway,"...

170. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of John Cox, "regarded as the oldest male settler in Brooking township, Jackson county, Missouri," born in 1822 and moving to Jackson County in about 1832 as a farmer.

171. History of Ray County, Mo. History of Ray County, Mo. Portrait and biographical sketch of William Smith, a farmer and former California Forty-niner born in North Carolina in 1827 and moving to Ray County, Missouri in 1838 with his parents and brother Joseph...

172. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. William Early, a physician in Shawnee County, Kansas, born in Canada in 1830 and moving to various parts of the Midwest until settling in Topeka, Kansas, in 1878....

173. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas Portrait and biographical sketch of John Douglass, "one of the pioneer attorneys and early settlers of Leavenworth," Kansas, born in Ohio in 1824 and living in various parts of the country before moving...

174. 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.

175. How Waldo Got Its Name How Waldo Got Its Name Concise history of the Waldo family and district named after it, with photos.

176. History of Pitcher School District History of Pitcher School District Manuscript prepared for Pitcher School P.T.A. Meeting that gives the history of the Pitcher School, including the various locations and previous names. It is one of the oldest districts in Jackson County,...

177. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of Reverend James Dalton, "the esteemed pastor of the Little Blue and Pleasant Prairie Cumberland Presbyterian churches," residing in Sniabar Township. Description of his life and career,...

178. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. N. Simmons, a surgeon in Lawrence, Kansas born in Ohio in 1828.

179. Ground Breaking: The Vine Keeps Growing Ground Breaking: The Vine Keeps Growing Illustration and article about "the multifamily development that will be part of the new Vine Street District, KC's single largest redevelopment project." Project made possible by the "collaboration between...

180. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Early history of the "Kansas City Electric Light Company, organized in 1882. ..the first concern to furnish commercial electricity in Kansas City," with its original plant "situated at the corner of Eighth...