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1. 65 Years of Service and Experience 65 Years of Service and Experience 1959 Description of the investment banking company founded in 1885, at 916 Baltimore Avenue.

2. Abraham McKenzie Abraham McKenzie 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Abraham McKenzie, "a successful practitioner of osteopathy." Born in Lewis County, Missouri, in 1860 and training at Kirksville, Missouri, before coming to Kansas City in 1899,...

3. Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect June 11, 1905 Biographical sketch of Charles Ashley Smith, or Charles Smith (1866-1948), a prominent Kansas City architect. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1887 as a draftsman for architect William...

4. Charles Woodbury Charles Woodbury 1938 Biographical sketch of Charles Putnam Todd Woodbury, or Charles Woodbury, a lawyer at 1016 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1889 at 337 Garfield Avenue and coming to Kansas City in the 1910s, becoming...

5. Chester Smith Chester Smith 1938 Biographical sketch of Chester Smith, president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company at 1330 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1888 and starting out as a lawyer and accountant involved in the...

6. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Garrett Ellison, a realtor with offices at 919 Baltimore Avenue, born in Des Moines in 1863 and raised in Kansas City.

7. David Whitney David Whitney 1938 Biographical sketch of David Victory Whitney, or David Whitney, president of the Kansas City College of Pharmacy at 1721 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1864 and starting out as a journalist with...

8. E. Kemper Carter E. Kemper Carter 1938 Biographical sketch of E. Kemper Carter, president of Carter-Waters Corporation at 2440 Pennway Street. He was born in 1884 in Saint Joseph, arriving in Kansas City in 1920 with the Sinclair Refining Company,...

9. Early Kansas City Theaters Early Kansas City Theaters 2007 This book contains information about early theater in Kansas City, including facts concerning the local theaters of the 19th and early 20th century. These theaters include: Auditorium, Century, Coates...

10. Ed Orear Ed Orear March 26, 1905 Photo and bio of Ed Orear, "prominent real estate dealer and treasurer of the Consumers' Bread Company." Born in Saline County, Missouri in 1857 and serving as Missouri state treasurer before coming to...

11. Ernest Howard Ernest Howard 1938 Biographical sketch of Ernest Howard, senior partner of Ash-Howard-Needles & Tammen, consulting engineers at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Toronto in 1880 and came to Kansas City about 1901 as...

12. False Faces on Quality Street: An Intimate Close-Up View of Political Intrigue, Scandal and Romance False Faces on Quality Street: An Intimate Close-Up View of Political Intrigue, Scandal and Romance in the American City, with Its Daily Drama of Struggles and Pathos; Triumphs and Thrills 1937 Book set in a fictional version of late 1910s to mid-1930s Kansas City (called Larcen City here) and satirizing "the social life and political conditions" revolving around the Pendergast machine. Written...

13. Frank Backstrom Frank Backstrom March 26, 1905 Photo and bio of Frank Backstrom, "one of Kansas City's first merchant tailors," born in Sweden and "president of the International Custom Cutters' Association of America" and Backstrom-Ferguson tailors...

14. Grant Stauffer Grant Stauffer 1938 Biographical sketch of Grant Stauffer, president and treasurer of the Sinclair Coal Company at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. Born in Hope, Kansas in 1888 and coming to Kansas City in 1911.

15. Harley Davis Harley Davis 1938 Biographical sketch of Harley Davis, auditor and assistant secretary of the Kansas City Power & Light Company at 1330 Baltimore Avenue who was born in Independence in 1883 and entered the telephone business...

16. Harris/Kearney House Harris/Kearney House 1924 History of the house including the story of its preservation by moving from Westport and Main Streets to 4000 Baltimore Avenue.

17. Henry Kuhn Henry Kuhn 1938 Biographical sketch of Henry Kuhn, vice-president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company at 1330 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Illinois in 1889 and came to Kansas City in 1918 as an engineer after...

18. Hiram Elliott Hiram Elliott 1938 Biographical sketch of Hiram Elliott, president of the Hiram Elliott Construction Company at 1016 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Indianapolis in 1884 and arrived in Kansas City in 1907 as co-organizer...

19. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Book contains a photo and caption about the "early Westport home" built in about 1855, located at 4000 Baltimore Avenue.

20. Hoyt-Ballentine-Kelley Investment Company Hoyt-Ballentine-Kelley Investment Company circa 1911. Photos of the company's interior and description of the business at 1009 Baltimore Avenue.