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1. Willis Prather Willis Prather 1908 Photo and bio of Willis Prather, "a general contractor and builder." Born in Iowa in 1853 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1871 as a carpenter and later turning to...

2. Views of Kansas City, Missouri Views of Kansas City, Missouri 1905, 1908 Photos predominantly of old buildings and some of homes and street scenes.

3. Verdi Banta Verdi Banta 1908 Biographical sketch of Verdi Banta, "manager of the Heim Brewery," after having "spent all his life in Kansas City," starting his career as a postal carrier at the Federal Building and then postmaster...

4. Thomas Pain Thomas Pain 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Pain, "secretary of the Campbell Glass and Paint Company of Kansas City." Born in England in 1849 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1869 as a carpenter and painter.

5. Thirty-eighth [through Forty-ninth, passim] Annual Report of the Women's Christian Association of Kansas Thirty-eighth [through Forty-ninth, passim] Annual Report of the Women's Christian Association of Kansas City, Missouri 1908 Records of the work done at the Margaret Klock Armour Memorial Home for Aged Couples with photographs of the building on the inside cover of each issue (or page [3] of each annual report).

6. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpt from Monette's "history of the Mississippi Valley," describing the dress of pioneers in the "colonial days" of Saint Louis, including "boatmen, voyageurs, and coueurs des bois."

7. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Description of Saint Louis and Saint Genevieve's first descriptions in print, in a book by a British officer, Captain Philip Pitman, in 1770, from his observations in 1767 on a voyage along the Mississippi...

8. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Description of the visit to Saint Louis in 1825 by the "Duke of Saxe-Weimar," "one of the earliest European travelers to visit" the city, excerpting his descriptions of the place.

9. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpted description of Saint Louis from Edmund Flagg's 1838 book, "The Far West."

10. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpted notes from the observations of 1842 Saint Louis by the famous British novelist, Charles Dickens, referred to as the "master of description," with comments on the Planter's House hotel, the old...

11. Stephen Dwight Stephen Dwight 1908 Photo and bio of Stephen Dwight (1853-1904), an investor in "financial, banking and mining interests," who was born in Massachusetts and moved to various places in the West before arriving in Kansas City...

12. Stephen Dwight Stephen Dwight 1908 Photo and bio of Stephen Dwight (1853-1904), the namesake of "the Dwight building, at the corner of Tenth and Baltimore avenue," born in Massachusetts and moving to various parts of the country, engaged...

13. SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid SC1-1 Joe Sanders Collection Finding Aid ca. 1908-1950 Joe Sanders was born in Thayer, Kansas, and spent the majority of his childhood in the Kansas City area. He started his musical performances as a boy soprano in local church choirs and graduated from Westport...

14. Robert Snyder, Sr. Robert Snyder, Sr. 1908 Biographical sketch of Robert Snyder, Sr. (1852-1906), a gas industry pioneer of Kansas City and owner of the "magnificent and palatial residence" in the Ozarks known as "Hahatonka, in Camden county, Missouri."...

15. Robert Long Robert Long 1908 Biographical article about Robert Long, founder and president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company born in Kentucky in 1850 and coming to Kansas City in 1873, with his R. A. Long Building under construction...

16. Report on the Flood of 1908 in the Kaw River with Recommendations as to Control of Flood Waters Report on the Flood of 1908 in the Kaw River with Recommendations as to Control of Flood Waters 1908 Analysis of flood conditions and preventative measures.

17. Philip Brown Philip Brown 1908 Photo and bio of Philip Brown, "the oldest resident attorney of Kansas City," born in Pennsylvania in 1833 and becoming a lawyer in Iowa, then moving to Kansas City in 1857, "one of the founders and incorporators...

18. Nelson, William Rockhill Nelson, William Rockhill 1908 Biographical sketch of William Rockhill Nelson, "founder, owner and editor of The Kansas City Star," born in Indiana in 1841 as a son of Isaac DeGroff Nelson and grandson of William Rockhill. Description...

19. Nehemiah Holmes Nehemiah Holmes 1908 Portrait and biographical sketch of Nehemiah Holmes (1826-1873), "called the father of the street railroads of Kansas City," born in New York and coming to Kansas City in 1856 as an engineer, realtor,...

20. Louis Schoen Louis Schoen 1908 Photo and bio of Dr. Louis Schoen (1831-1881), "the second resident physician of Kansas City, his predecessor having been Dr. Charles Lester" (according to this source). Native of Germany emigrating to...