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21. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1878 Brief history of "the furniture establishment of Abernathy, North & Orrison" of Kansas City started in about 1868 at 549-551 Main Street, surviving the panic of 1873 and becoming a "successful and promising...

22. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1900 Illustration on page 60 of Abernathy Furniture Company at 1501-1525 West 9th Street.

23. Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry 1876 Illustrated catalog and price list for the Abernathy North & Orrison furniture store in the back of the 1876 Hoye's Kansas City Directory.

24. Abiel Leonard, Yankee Slaveholder, Eminent Jurist, and Passionate Unionist Abiel Leonard, Yankee Slaveholder, Eminent Jurist, and Passionate Unionist 2002 Chapters in the book focus on Leonard's ancestry and early life, his duel with Taylor Berry, his politics, family life, slave holding, lawyer and judgeship responsibilities, federal politics, and the Civil...

25. Abner Moyer Abner Moyer 1882 Biographical sketch of Abner Moyer (1821-1878), a farmer and former tanner in Linn County, Missouri. Description of his life and career as a native of Virginia moving to Missouri in 1843 as a teacher,...

26. Abolitionist Movement Abolitionist Movement 1963 Section about the abolitionist movement in Missouri and Kansas, especially the so-called "Underground Railroad," a system for secretly transporting slaves to freedom, starting in the 1840s and featuring...

27. Abraham Chrisman, Jr. Abraham Chrisman, Jr. 1896 Biographical sketches of Abraham Chrisman, Jr., and his father, Abraham Chrisman, Sr., both farmers in Jackson County, Missouri. Description of the elder's move to Independence from Virginia as a pioneer...

28. 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,...

29. Abram Nave Abram Nave 1878 Photo and bio of Abram Nave, a Saint Louis grocer with a branch business in Kansas City. Born in Tennessee in 1815 and emigrating to Saline County, Missouri in 1816 with his parents before starting a mercantile...

30. Abstract of Title, Dundee Place Abstract of Title, Dundee Place 1882 Reproductions of the legal recordings of the plat of Dundee Place, located on the site of the old city fairgrounds.

31. Adelbert Haines Adelbert Haines 1886 Biographical sketch of Adelbert Haines, or A. S. Haines, "General Produce Commission Merchant, 416 Delaware Street," opening his store in 1868 upon arriving in Kansas City, also running a dairy.

32. Admiral Boulevard Admiral Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Admiral Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Highland to Grand Avenue, 1.05 miles long, acquired in 1900.

33. African American Schools African American Schools 2006 Schools, in particular Lincoln High School, were a source of pride and "instruments of community and racial formation in the 1920s and 1930s" amongst the African American community in Kansas City. This...

34. African Americans in Early Kansas City Theater African Americans in Early Kansas City Theater 2007 This book contains information concerning African Americans and their participation in early Kansas City theater and entertainment. Information includes performers names and where they played. See the...

35. African Americans in Politics African Americans in Politics 2006 Passage in book describes early attempts to get African American candidates on the ballot. Theron B. Watkins' unsuccessful campaign for city alderman and L. Amasa Knox's campaign for the state legislature...

36. African Americans in the Local Meat Packing Industry African Americans in the Local Meat Packing Industry 2006 The role of African Americans in the local meat packing industry is discussed in Chapter 2 of the book. Describes the conditions under which they worked as well as labor union practices.

37. Albert Boone Albert Boone 1913 Two consecutive chapters of the book about Colonel Albert Boone and his dealings with the Indians and the federal government's escorts of Union soldiers in the early 1860s, including a discussion with...

38. Albert N. Doerschuk Albert N. Doerschuk 1912 Photo of Albert N. Doerschuk, noted Kansas City pharmacist and historian. Doerschuk's portrait is presented along with his fellow Westport Improvement Association executive committee members.

39. Albert Peet Albert Peet 1924 Photo and bio of Albert William Peet, or Albert Peet, "president and general manager of Peet Brothers Manufacturing Company." Born in Cleveland in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1872 with his parents...

40. Alden Millard Alden Millard 1896 Biographical sketch of Alden Millard, publisher of "the Millard Implement Directories of Kansas City, Omaha and St. Louis" starting in 1886 and "justice of the peace of Independence," Missouri, starting...