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1. Charles Lockridge Charles Lockridge 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Richard Lockridge, or Charles Lockridge, organizer of the Commercial Bank and overseer of his father's estate, born in Kansas City in 1860. Description of his father, Thomas...

2. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Alvah Otis Thompson, or Alvah Thompson, president of the A. O. Thompson Lumber Company at 3100 East 18th Street. Born in Illinois in 1867 and coming to Kansas City as a member of...

3. Homer Roberts and Reuben Street Homer Roberts and Reuben Street 2006 Book excerpt about Homer Roberts and Reuben and Ella Street, early black businesspeople of Kansas City. Roberts was "one of the first African American car salesmen in the country" and Reuben Street was...

4. Joseph Corder Joseph Corder April 18, 1905 Biographical sketch of Joseph Corder, "Jackson county's recorder of deeds." He was born in Kansas City in 1875 and started work as a retail merchant with a hardware store at 26th and Prospect Avenue and...

5. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman (1911-1985), "the first black woman to practice law in Kansas City." Native of Arkansas coming to Kansas City in 1931 as a legal secretary before...

6. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of E. M. Walton, "the inventor of the Walton stone machine" and engaged "in the manufacture of concrete stone under the name of the Walton Granolithic Stone Company." Born in Pennsylvania...

7. Louis' Children: American Jazz Singers Louis' Children: American Jazz Singers 1984 Chapter of the book about the black Kansas City jazz musicians Little Jimmy Rushing, Big Joe Turner and Pha Terrell," all singers. Description of James Andrew Rushing (1905-1972), as a native of Oklahoma...

8. Michael Ryan Michael Ryan March 22, 1905 Biographical sketch of Michael Ryan, a real estate developer, builder, and farmer of Kansas City. Born in Ireland in 1826 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1857, with land at 15th and Locust Streets and...

9. Nelson Caesar Crews and Chester Arthur Franklin Nelson Caesar Crews and Chester Arthur Franklin 2006 Book excerpt about Nelson Caesar Crews, or Nelson Crews (ca. 1875-1923), an early African American newspaper owner and editor of the Kansas City Sun, and Chester Franklin (1880-1955), founder and publisher...

10. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Description of the company at 909 East 18th Street.

11. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Description of the laundry at 612-616 East 18th Street.

12. W. H. Wood W. H. Wood March 4, 1905 Photo and bio of W. H. Wood, a partner of Wood & Welsh, building contractors, a native of Kentucky, and resident next to his partner W. J. Welsh at 11th and Norton Avenues. Builders of the following: "John...