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121. A Southerner's Viewpoint of the Kansas Situation, 1856-1857 A Southerner's Viewpoint of the Kansas Situation, 1856-1857 Publication of a group of letters written by Axalla John Hoole who came to Kansas Territory in April, 1856. He came from South Carolina. The first letter is written from Kansas City while on his way to...

122. Leading Lady Leading Lady Photo and caption about the benefit concert at Municipal Auditorium given by the Independence Jaycees for the financial relief of Jeff Walker, a 14-year-old Independence resident paralyzed in a car accident...

123. Joseph Ucker's Elite Model Family Carriage of Gay 90's Restored and in Use Today Joseph Ucker's Elite Model Family Carriage of Gay 90's Restored and in Use Today Photo and article about the 1890s carriage or buggy of the author's grandfather Joseph Ucker, "restored by Noah Rogers."

124. 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...

125. 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 Henry Wollman, a corporate lawyer and legal author (contributing articles to the North American Review magazine) of Kansas City. Born in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1858 and coming to...

126. Fort Riley's Black Soldiers and the Army's Changing Role in the West, 1867-1885 Fort Riley's Black Soldiers and the Army's Changing Role in the West, 1867-1885 History of the black regiments at Fort Riley following the Civil War and their involvements in military activities with the Western frontier, Indian lands, etc.

127. 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...

128. 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 Seth Ward, a pioneer real estate investor and former western trader of Westport. Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence in 1838 and operating as a trader on the Santa Fe Trail...

129. 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 Thomas Pemberton, Sr. "of Fort Osage township," Jackson County, Missouri. Born in Georgia in 1827 and moving to Sibley, Missouri about 1850 as a brick manufacturer and farmer.

130. Gillette Grows with Kansas City: Motor Transport Firm Operates over the Southwest Gillette Grows with Kansas City: Motor Transport Firm Operates over the Southwest Trucking company "early in the age of the motor highway," starting in 1919, serving the Southwest.

131. A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City A Missouri Merchant Recalls the Civil War: Reminiscences of Thomas B. Bullene of Kansas City Article about the Civil War diary of "Thomas B. Bullene [or Thomas Bullene], a prosperous Kansas City dry goods merchant," written in 1874 and covering the events from May 1, 1863, to October 23, 1864,...

132. Franz Hahn, the Village Blacksmith Franz Hahn, the Village Blacksmith Photos and biographical article about Franz Hahn (1833-1905), "the veteran wagonmaker of that town [Westport] as well as a veteran of the Civil War." Native of Germany arriving in Westport by the early...

133. Getting Them Smart Getting Them Smart [A]nnual review of Greater Kansas City schools and colleges, both public and private.

134. Getting Taxes Equalized Getting Taxes Equalized Story about the sweeping real estate tax reassessments across Jackson County, Missouri, in 1941 and in the wake of political reform after the ousting of the corrupt Pendergast machine. Description of the...

135. Leander Dehenny Leander Dehenny One paragraph of biography about Leander Dehenny, Jackson County assessor and justice of the peace in the mid-1800s, born in Kentucky in 1826 and moving to Jackson County, Missouri, in about 1847 on a...

136. Kansas City Public Library Levy Elections Kansas City Public Library Levy Elections

137. Kansas City Mayors Kansas City Mayors Biographies of mostly early and/or prominent mayors of Kansas City, starting with the first (William Gregory, the first unofficial or "illegal" mayor) in 1853 and Dr. Johnston Lykins (the first official...

138. GLAAD Calls Kansas City Home GLAAD Calls Kansas City Home Discusses the opening of a national office of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, a media watchdog group.

139. KC Woman Was One of First Female State Legislators KC Woman Was One of First Female State Legislators Biographical article about Sarah Lucille Turner, or Sarah Turner (1898-1972) of Kansas City, the "first female legislator" in the Missouri state legislature along with Melcene Smith (of Saint Louis) in...

140. Frederick Bannister Frederick Bannister Illustrated caricature of Frederick Bannister, the secretary and treasurer of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.