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21. 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 Reed, a lawyer born in Ohio in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 with offices in "the Nelson building."

22. 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.

23. 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 Louis Wyne, a city councilman of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1856 and coming to Kansas City in 1879 as a lawyer.

24. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of Captain Francis Davis, born in Washington County, Missouri, in 1838 and moving to Jackson County as a child, becoming engaged in the Civil War, returning to find his farm destroyed...

25. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of William Cowherd, "attorney at law," born in Jackson County in 1860, becoming a lawyer in 1882 and mayor in 1892.

26. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Photo and bio of D'Estaing Dickerson, "a prominent physician and surgeon, and president of the Western Medical Surgical Institute of Kansas City," born in New York in 1835 and arriving in Kansas City in...

27. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of Frank Dexter, "of the firm of Dexter and Grider, attorneys at law," born in New York in 1866 and entering Kansas City in 1885.

28. 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.

29. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. Biographical sketch of James Douglass, a farmer of Fort Osage Township in Jackson County, Missouri, born in Kentucky in 1829 and moving to Jackson County in 1835, becoming involved in the 1849 Gold Rush...

30. 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 William Hudspeth, a farmer and livestock raiser born in Fort Osage Township of Jackson County, Missouri, in 1844.

31. 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 Melville Hulse, "city marshal of Independence, Missouri," who was born in Jackson County, Missouri, in 1846 and started out as a freighter and wagon master with Peter Byram in Nebraska...

32. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

33. Fashion's Famous: Nelly Don (Mrs. James A. Reed) Fashion's Famous: Nelly Don (Mrs. James A. Reed) Photo and biographical article about Nell Donnelly Reed, or Nell Reed, wife of senator James A. Reed and founder of a clothing store and women's clothing line named after her own nickname, Nelly Don.

34. 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture 'Humanbeing': Artist Uses Text and Images to Relate the Spirit of American Indian Culture Photos and biographical article about David Hunt, a 43-year-old art teacher at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School and artist with a warehouse studio next to Lidia's restaurant on Baltimore Avenue, specializing...

35. A Treasury of American Song A Treasury of American Song Song lyrics to the "Ballad of Jesse James" by Billy Gashade in an excerpt from a 1943 book not in this library.

36. A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today A Visit with the "Postcard Lady": Postcard Lady Still Lives for Today Photos and biographical article about Mildred Kittell Ray, or Mildred Ray (ca. 1895-1996), known as Mrs. Sam Ray in her articles in the Kansas City Star. The articles started about 1976 and depicted and...

37. A Profile Worth Repeating A Profile Worth Repeating Biographical article (reprinted from the Kansas City Star, August 14, 1932) about Arthur Keene, an architect growing up in Boston and joining the firm of Keene & Simpson in early 20th century Kansas City....

38. A Place of Beauty A Place of Beauty History of Tower Grove Park in Saint Louis, given to the city as a garden park by Englishman Henry Shaw in 1868, with photos and description of its planning and horticulture.

39. A Winter Scene out of the Past A Winter Scene out of the Past Illustration and caption about the painting by artist Gale Stockwell of the barn (torn down by 1969) "on the farm of Stuart Perkins, realtor and developer of the Briarcliff addition" in Clay County, Missouri....

40. Fanfaronade Fanfaronade Article about the bars, saloons, and similar "joints" on 12th Street in Kansas City, describing the types of people and businesses prevalent there in the Great Depression, including "underworld tycoon...