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1. And So to Bread! And So to Bread! August//1947 Illustrations and article about the bread-making business in the Kansas City area involving the wheat production and flour milling of the Great Plains and Midwest as food for around the world. Also history...

2. Big Flour Mills Fading From KC Big Flour Mills Fading From KC October 20, 2011 Article reports on the decline of flour milling in Kansas City and the Midwest, largely due to the consolidation of mills and need for grain to be shipped less distances by railroad. The Kansas City area...

3. Deaths: Harry E. Surface Deaths: Harry E. Surface December/24/1952 Obituary for Harry Surface, "65 years old, president of the Harry E. Surface company," with residence at 1213 Wyandotte Street. Founder of the firm selling "supplies and equipment to grain and milling...

4. Diamond Mills Diamond Mills 1879 Description of a business located at the corner of Santa Fe and 8th Street that manufactures flour.

5. Dilday Mill (Dade County, Missouri) Dilday Mill (Dade County, Missouri) Information about the Dilday Mill in Dade County, Missouri, built in 1867 by John B. Dilday, an emigrant from Kansas in the grain industry, built on the site of the mill built in 1840 by Britton Finley,...

6. Flour Milling in Kansas City: How Kansas City Grew to be Third Largest Milling Center Flour Milling in Kansas City: How Kansas City Grew to be Third Largest Milling Center August 31, 1920 History of the flour milling industry in Kansas City including list of working mills and their capacities and Kansas City flour output statistics for 1903 through 1919. Includes photographs of Ismert-Hincke...

7. Flour Mills of Yesterday and Now Flour Mills of Yesterday and Now September/10/1929 Article on the history of Kansas City's mills, including its 1929 flour mill industry.

8. George Selders Dies George Selders Dies August/9/1952 Photo and obituary for George Selders, "72, former owner of Spear Mills, Inc." with residence at 1000 Valentine Road. Native of Minneapolis, Kansas coming to Kansas City in 1905 as a "pioneer in the formula...

9. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 1905 Article about Kansas City as a milling town, citing its ranking as second in the nation in flour production.

10. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Henry Cate, president of Flour Mills of America, moving to Kansas City into the position from Dallas, managing the company into one of the country's largest of its type. Description of...

11. Pioneer Mills Vital: Early Jackson County Had Numerous Grist Operations Pioneer Mills Vital: Early Jackson County Had Numerous Grist Operations Fall//1968 Review of grist mills in Jackson County's 19th century history, describing each, with photo.

12. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1957, Page p285 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1957, Page p285 1940-1957 Portions of northeast Kansas City in the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company's yards and the General Mills Incorporated plant. Large numbers at edges of pages refer to page with adjoining area.

13. The Development of Kansas City as a Grain and Milling Center The Development of Kansas City as a Grain and Milling Center October//1947 Article about the development of Kansas City as a grain and milling center back to the end of the Civil War, with numerous details about agribusiness leaders and promotion of their trade, etc.