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B. S. Flersheim and Co.
Description of "one of the largest wholesale liquor establishments in Kansas City," at 414 Delaware Street.
B'nai Jehudah Temple City Directory Entry
Entry for the "Synagogue, Oak, sw. cor. 11th," (the B'nai Jehudah Temple).
Babe Hudspeth and Harrison Trow
Mention of Babe Hudspeth and Harrison Trow as members of William Quantrill's guerrillas in the Centralia Massacre at the end of the Civil War in Centralia, Missouri.
Chapter about Elijah Barney Ward, or Barney Ward (1813-1865), "[a] builder of Fort Hall [1834)" and "the man who directed the Death Valley '49ers on their supposed 'shortcut' to California." Native of...
Chapter in "Spotlight on History" about the legendary baseball game between the Kansas City Antelopes and the Atchison Pomeroys on August 12, 1866, umpired by Wild Bill Hickock, who at the time was a United...
Battle of Wilson's Creek
Information about the Battle of Wilson's Creek, fought in August of 1861. The book explores the years in Missouri leading up to the beginning of the Civil War in 1861 and includes numerous illustrations...
Beginning of American Royal
"Perhaps you would be interested in knowing how this great show came into being. As early as 1880 pure-bred Angus, Shorthorn, Gallaway, and Hereford cattle were being brought into the Central West and...
Description of business at 1403 Grand Avenue manufacturing cigars owned by Joseph and Issac Beitman.
Bell Telephone Administration Building
Chapter about the original Telephone Building owned by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company on the northwest corner of 11th and Oak Streets. It was completed in 1919. Fourteen floors were added and completed...
Description with photos and history of Belmont Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Wilson Avenue to Gladstone Boulevard, 0.72 miles long, acquired in 1913.
Ben Broomfield, Henry Clements, and James Cummings
Mention of Ben Broomfield, Henry Clements, and James Cummings as members of William Quantrill's guerrillas in the Centralia Massacre at the end of the Civil War in Centralia, Missouri.
Photos and biographical description of Ben Gregory (1889-1974), a Kansas City pilot and race car enthusiast born in Macon, Missouri, starting as a barnstormer in the 1920s with his "Fly with Ben" airplane...
Illustration of Benjamin Clifford.
Illustration of Benjamin Clifford in a section on businesses in Bowling Green, Missouri.
Biographical sketch of Benjamin Harrison Henthorn, or Ben Henthorn, president of the College of Commerce at 408 East 11th Street who was born in Burden, Kansas, in 1888. Description of his life and career,...
Photo and bio of Major Benjamin Jones, or B. F. Jones, "secretary and general manager of the Water Works Company," born in Georgia in 1831 and coming to Kansas City about 1873.
Portrait and biographical sketch of Benjamin McLean, a Kansas City tanner with his store at 10th and Hickory Streets in the West Bottoms ("West Kansas") but initially at 13th and Grand Avenues, with residence...
Biographical sketch of Benjamin Southern, a railroad dispatcher in Browning, Missouri born in India in 1853.
Biographical sketch of Benjamin Stone, a farmer and Union Civil War veteran born in Pennsylvania in 1822 and moving to Linn County, Missouri in 1858.
Bennett Bridge Game Murder
A short synopsis of the murder of John Bennett by his wife Myrtle after a game of bridge on September 29, 1929.
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