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1. Your City and You: The Story of Kansas City Your City and You: The Story of Kansas City 1947 Story of the settling of Emma Compton and her 1844 home "on a farm in Clay County," with photo.

2. Woodhurst Villa, Excelsior Springs, Missouri Woodhurst Villa, Excelsior Springs, Missouri n. d. Photograph of Woodhurst Villa owned by Dr. William S. Woods. According to the "Kansas City Journal," July 5, 1917, "Of late years Dr. and Mrs. Woods have maintained a home at Excelsior Springs and divided...

3. William Chrisman Residence William Chrisman Residence 1877 Illustration of "the residence of Wm. Chrisman, Independence, Missouri," in the country.

4. Whitehaven, Residence of John Long Whitehaven, Residence of John Long April 11, 1905 Photo of "'Whitehaven' on Gravois Road, St. Louis County, [b]uilt in 1808, [t]he former home of John Fenton Long."

5. Welcome to Roselawn Welcome to Roselawn January 12, 2003 History of Roselawn at 3717 Bell St., once the home of William Volker. Current owner, James Wells, plans to sell the home and has enlisted the Junior Women's Symphony Alliance to develop the home as their...

6. W. H. Irwin Residence and Farm W. H. Irwin Residence and Farm 1877 Illustration of the residence and stock farm of W. H. Irwin, called "Fairview," in rural Jackson County, Missouri.

7. W. E. Hall Residence W. E. Hall Residence 1896 Photo of the residence of W. E. Hall at 27th and Tracy Avenues, and on the same page photos of the residences of W. A. Wilson (or William Wilson) at 27th and Troost Avenues, W. R. Nelson at 45th and Oak...

8. Vital Historical Records of Jackson County, Missouri, 1826-1876 Vital Historical Records of Jackson County, Missouri, 1826-1876 1934 Description of Belton, Missouri, banker Josiah Newton Hargis, or Josiah Hargis (1820-1881), his family, and their home, the Hargis House, the "oldest house in the town of Lee's Summit, Missouri," occupied...

9. Updating the Early 'Burbs: Book Shows How to Modernize Postwar Homes Without Sacrificing Their Charm Updating the Early 'Burbs: Book Shows How to Modernize Postwar Homes Without Sacrificing Their Charm June 12, 2005 Review of book published by the First Suburbs Coalition in Kansas City. The ''spiral-bound book details exterior and interior improvements for ranches, Cape Cods and split-levels.'' The coalition was organized...

10. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 Picture and paragraph of the home at 2117 Independence Avenue.

11. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 Picture and paragraph about the David Beals home at Wabash and Independence Avenues.

12. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 Photo of the physician's mansion.

13. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 Photo and brief description of the old Tiffany house.

14. Thomas Swope Residence Thomas Swope Residence circa 1925 View identified as the "palatial suburban estate of T. H. Swope located on highway No. 20, four miles from Independence." Photograph made from book "Jackson County, Missouri...", 1926, MVSC Q 090 B19,...

15. Thomas Simon Thomas Simon 1877 Illustration (of his country house) and biographical sketch of Thomas Simon, owner of "the mercantile business at Hickman's Mill." Born in Kentucky in 1840 and moving to Pleasant Hill, Missouri in 1866...

16. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 History of the R. A. Long residence at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard, later the Kansas City Museum.

17. The Southern Architect: First Annual Review of the Architectural Exhibit The Southern Architect: First Annual Review of the Architectural Exhibit September//1912 Photos of the E. H. L. Thompson residence at 630 East Armour Boulevard in 1903 and 1905, with landscaping designed by architects Hare & Hare.

18. The Southern Architect: First Annual Review of the Architectural Exhibit The Southern Architect: First Annual Review of the Architectural Exhibit September//1912 Photo and caption about the W. H. Chapman residence designed by architects Root & Siemens at 16 East 45th Street.

19. The Southern Architect: First Annual Review of the Architectural Exhibit The Southern Architect: First Annual Review of the Architectural Exhibit September 1912 Booklet of architecture displaying local architecture by the following architects: (1) Carl Boller; (2) Owen & Payson; (3) Louis Curtiss; (4) Root & Siemens; (5) Roger Gilman; (6) John Van Brunt; (7) Fred...

20. The Provisional Government of Nebraska Territory and the Journals of William Walker The Provisional Government of Nebraska Territory and the Journals of William Walker 1899 Mention and footnote about Reverend Isaac McCoy, a surveyor and "a missionary to the Indians," building "the first house erected for a permanent residence in what is now Wyandotte County, Kansas," near...