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1. Biography of Frank A. Theis (1899-1965), Grain Merchant Biography of Frank A. Theis (1899-1965), Grain Merchant 1999

2. Board of Trade Bidding KC Farewell Board of Trade Bidding KC Farewell June 25, 2013 Article on the closing of the Kansas City Board of Trade. Founded in 1856, the Board of Trade grew in business and significance as the wheat industry developed in Kansas. The article includes a history...

3. Both Grew Up with Great Southwest: Board of Trade and Telegram Witnessed Strides Both Grew Up with Great Southwest: Board of Trade and Telegram Witnessed Strides March/9/1931 Expansion in grain industry in last 50 years allowed Board of Trade and Drovers Telegram to grow together.

4. Death of E. D. Fisher Death of E. D. Fisher March 9, 1922 Obituary for E. D. Fisher, pioneer grain merchant and president of both the Board of Trade and his own E. D. Fisher Commission Company.

5. Dedicate New Trade Building: The Modern Structure Is Seen as World Market Center Dedicate New Trade Building: The Modern Structure Is Seen as World Market Center May/21/1966 Dedication ceremonies for the new building at 4800 Main Street, for Kansas City, world leader in hard winter wheat and grain sorghums at the time.

6. Finally Getting Noticed Finally Getting Noticed December 17, 2006 Trading activity at the 150-year-old commodities market, Kansas City Board of Trade, has soared in recent years. A seat at the Board of Trade sold for a record $320,000 in November 2006, twice what a seat...

7. Kansas City's Grain Interests Kansas City's Grain Interests May/15/1915 Article about Kansas City's grain industry and the national role of the Kansas City Board of Trade, with photo.

8. KC Board of Trade's New Futures: Scale and Big Changes KC Board of Trade's New Futures: Scale and Big Changes October 19-25, 2012 The Kansas City Board of Trade was aquired by CME Group for $126 million dollars. Founded in 1856, the KCBT is the city's "oldest continuously operating business," and oversees all trading of Hard Red...

9. KC Exchange to Mark Its 150th Anniversary KC Exchange to Mark Its 150th Anniversary November 7, 2006 Article reports on the 150th anniversary of the Kansas City Board of Trade, celebrated in a gala event at Union Station on November 10, 2006. The author writes that the Board of Trade was founded in 1856...

10. Letter Sent by the Kansas City Board of Trade Letter Sent by the Kansas City Board of Trade February/6/1917 Self-explanation of the relations between the Board of Trade and the Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City with respect to the Traffic Department.

11. Operations of the K. C. Board of Trade Operations of the K. C. Board of Trade October/5/1929 Price basing market for about one third of the wheat acreage of the United States.

12. Our Grain Market in Commanding Position Our Grain Market in Commanding Position September/5/1931 Article arguing to keep the grain market free from government price controls despite the Depression.

13. Poker in the Pit Poker in the Pit July-August//1976 Largest wheat market in the world. In 1972 when the Russians bought wheat futures the total for the Kansas City Board of Trade went from 792 million bushels in 1971 to 2 billion by 1974. The price of a...

14. Reminiscences of Adelbert S. Haines Reminiscences of Adelbert S. Haines December 1922 Photo and article about the reminiscences of Adelbert Haines, or A. S. Haines, the first secretary of the Kansas City Board of Trade, written in 1906 and starting in 1848 at the Shawnee Mills in Kansas....

15. The Exchanges of Minneapolis, Duluth, Kansas City, Mo., Omaha, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Toledo The Exchanges of Minneapolis, Duluth, Kansas City, Mo., Omaha, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Toledo September//1911 Reprint from the National Hay and Grain Reporter, May 20, 1911. Story of how the Board of Trade became a standard for grain market exchanges.

16. The Grain Trade Reviews Nearly a Century of Progress The Grain Trade Reviews Nearly a Century of Progress 1950 The Board of Trade and its relation to the wheat grain production of the Kansas City hinterlands.

17. The Kansas City Board of Trade: The Home of Turkey Red The Kansas City Board of Trade: The Home of Turkey Red July-August//1976 Organized in 1856. Turkey Red wheat introduced to Midwest in 1874 from Russia.

18. Trading Pit Sees Final Days Trading Pit Sees Final Days May 31-June 6, 2013 Article on the closing of the Kansas City Board of Trade. Founded in 1856, the wheat exchange was sold in December 2012 to the Chicago-based CME Group Inc. for $126 million. CME Group kept the Board of...