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25th Anniversary Issue
Entire issue of the magazine celebrating its 25th anniversary, with photos and chronology of environmental conservation in Missouri, starting in 1937.
A Chronology: The Struggle Against Slavery in Wyandotte County
Overview of the anti-slavery movement in Wyandotte County during the Territorial "Bleeding Kansas" era. The chronology spans from 1818 to 1861.
A Day in the Life of a CEO
Literally a chronology of a day in the life of Terry Jarvis, chief executive officer of the Jones Store Company since 1978, characterizing the company's business operations. Description of Jarvis's life...
A Journey of Three Lifetimes
Photos and article about the history of the Alaskan Fur Company, established in Kansas City in 1926 by Philip Wang with offices in the Waldheim Building, moving to 210 East 11th Street in 1932 with multiple...
A Look Back
Retrospective of Kansas City events from 1976 to 1985.
An ''Idea of Things in Kansas'': John Brown's 1857 New England Speech
Includes a photograph of the handwritten speech as well as a typescript of it which Brown gave on his trip back to the east coast during 1857. Also included with the article is "A Brief Chronology of John...
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...
Chronology of Cyprien Chouteau's Life
Chronology of trader Cyprien Chouteau's life, beginning with his birth on October 1, 1804 in St. Louis, Missouri, including his settlement in the Randolph area in the 1820's, and concluding with his death...
Eternal Vigilance Is the Price of Maintaining Auditorium Plaza Park
Reprints of newspaper clippings from 1960 with illustrations and information about "the chronology of the latest attempt to sell the Auditorium Plaza garage [underground parking lots next to Municipal...
First White Children Born in Kansas
Chronology of the first white children born in Kansas, starting in 1828 and including the first white child born at the Methodist Shawnee Indian mission in 1830, "Susanna Adams Dillon," or Susannah Yoacham...
Geology of the West
Article describing the geology of Missouri and surrounding areas, focusing on chronology and types of rock layers below the ground, including sandstone, limestone, coal, fossils, etc.
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 Kansas City General Hospital Colored Division
October 8, 1932
Article contains a history and chronology of General Hospital #2, the City's first separate facility for African-Americans. It was established in 1908 after the "Old Building" of General Hospital was vacated....
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...
In the Pen: The Oldest Prison West of the Mississippi Will Close Soon
Photos and article about the history of the Jefferson City Correctional Center, formerly the Missouri State Penitentiary, opened in 1836 as "the first prison built west of the Mississippi River" and planned...
J. M. Greenwood
Photo and comprehensive, biographical article about former superintendent of schools in Kansas City, James Michaelborough Greenwood, or James Greenwood (1837-1914), with numerous details about his life...
Chronological history of Kansas, arranged by days of the month.
Entire issue devoted to information about Kansas City.
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