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George Fuller Green
George W Martin
C J Patterson
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century
Chronological history of important Kansas City businesses of the twentieth century, starting in 1900.
1996 in Review: or, Hey Pal, Macarena This!
Describes political, social, and other highlights from 1996.
1997: The Year That Was
Describes political, social, and other highlights from 1997.
A Look Back
Retrospective of Kansas City events from 1976 to 1985.
Album: Newspaper Clippings
A collection of of photocopies of the column "Album", from the Kansas City Star's Star Magazine. The column was an illustrated historical review detailing various aspects of Kansas City history. The author...
An Illustrated Historical Map of the City of Kansas
Title continues: "Official name of Kansas City, Mo. 1853-89." Outline map showing counties, some waterways, roads, and trails, with text and drawings illustrating historical events. Includes a chronology...
An Illustrated Historical Map of the City of Kansas, Revised
Title continues: "Official Name of Kansas City, Mo. 1853-'89."
Revised edition of map published in 1939 that has an outline map showing counties, some waterways, roads, and trails, with text and...
April 20, 1940
Article about the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the fall of "the city's machine dictatorship," with a chronology of events in April 1939 starting with the resignation of city manager Henry McElroy...
Campbell's Gazetteer of Missouri
Diagram or chart depicting the steady increase in the population of the state of Missouri in proportion to the other United States, growing from 23rd largest in 1820 to 5th in 1870.
Civil War Scrapbooks
Information on the Civil War, mostly newspaper clippings, with general information on Roll 20 and chronology on Rolls 18-20.
Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909
Chronological history of the Kansas City area with descriptions of events and periods from the "beginning" to 1909. Kansas Missouri state boundary discussed as a result of Indian treaties.
Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909
Annotated chronology of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from prehistoric Indian eras to 1909, covering its many political changes in ownership (Spain, France, England, etc.).
History of the Street Railways in Kansas City [Part 5]
Part five in a series of articles by the Railwayan magazine about the history of Kansas City's street railways, including a chronology of street railways from 1869 to 1886.
Impact of the Korean War on Kansas City
Photo and article about the impact of the Korean War on Kansas City in the early 1950s. Mentions decrease of unemployment through increased local manufacturing industry, reactivation of World War II facilities...
Chronological history of Kansas, arranged by days of the month.
Entire issue devoted to information about Kansas City.
Kansas City Chronology
Kansas City School System Organized in 1867
History of the Kansas City School District from 1867, with chronological lists of historic events.
Kansas City's Disasters in the Last Five Years
File also containing Kansas City Times article "Collapse Tops List of Tragedies in KC History," July 18, 1981, A11: 1.
Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department Speakers' Manual
List of the chiefs of police from 1874 to 1963 and a chronological history of the department, starting in 1853.
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