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1. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Captain Francis Davis, born in Washington County, Missouri, in 1838 and moving to Jackson County as a child, becoming engaged in the Civil War, returning to find his farm destroyed...

2. Admiral Boulevard Admiral Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Admiral Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Highland to Grand Avenue, 1.05 miles long, acquired in 1900.

3. Alexander Harris Alexander Harris 1968 Photo and bio of Alexander Harris (1820-1898), twice mayor of Kansas City in 1866 and in 1888, born "either in Kentucky or Tennessee" and keeping a saloon in Kansas City by the early 1850s "on Main Street...

4. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of McGee's Addition, a subdivision south of Kansas City developed by Colonel E. Milton McGee from "a portion of the estate of the late James McGee," his father. Description of its size and...

5. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Thorough description of the caravans of covered wagons passing through Kansas City's Grand Avenue, for trade with Santa Fe, New Mexico, "which consisted last year of over nine thousand wagons."

6. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Detailed description of the extension of Grand Avenue south to Westport from Kansas City in 1857, "decidedly one of the handsomest and most attractive streets in the State--and is evidently destined to...

7. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains. .. 1950 Photo of the "Metropolitan Block, M'Gee's [sic] addition to Kansas City," on Grand Avenue in the 1850s.

8. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of Kansas City's park and boulevard system, depicting Admiral Boulevard, Grand Avenue, Independence Avenue, Woodland Avenue, Cliff Drive, and Gladstone Boulevard.

9. August Breunert August Breunert 1896 Biographical sketch of August Breunert, "vice-president of the College of Pharmacy, of Kansas City," moving from Poland to America in the mid-1800s, learning the drug business in Leavenworth, Kansas, and...

10. Beitman Brothers Beitman Brothers 1879 Description of business at 1403 Grand Avenue manufacturing cigars owned by Joseph and Issac Beitman.

11. Central Flouring Mills Central Flouring Mills 1879 Description of a business located at 1227 and 1229 Grand Avenue carrying flour owned by Mr. W. C. Wilhite and M. C. Spence.

12. Charles A. Chace Charles A. Chace 1968 Chapter of the book about Charles A. Chace, or Charles Chace (1835-1900), a mayor of Kansas City in 1877, arriving in the city in 1867 as an agent for the Hannibal & Saint Joseph Railroad, with a flour...

13. Charles Raber Charles Raber 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Raber, a retired western freighter, brewery worker, and billiard hall keeper residing at 3818 Genesee Street. Born in Switzerland in 1841 and emigrating to Westport in 1855...

14. Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect June 11, 1905 Biographical sketch of Charles Ashley Smith, or Charles Smith (1866-1948), a prominent Kansas City architect. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1887 as a draftsman for architect William...

15. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of William Louis Rock, or William Rock, president and treasurer of the William L. Rock Flower Company at 1106 Grand Avenue in Kansas City. Born in Cleveland in 1865 and coming to Kansas...

16. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Henry Ortmann, president of the Ortmann Engraving Company at 1013 Grand Avenue, born in Germany in 1863 and emigrating to Kansas City about 1887.

17. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Isadore Singer, president of the Hamm-Singer Corporation at 200 Grand Avenue. Born in Kansas City in 1896 and joining his father's grocery business in 1914 before starting his own...

18. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Winfield McCartney, or W. G. McCartney, an investment realtor in the Commerce Building, born in Iowa in 1879 and coming to Kansas City around 1900 "as operator of the Grand Avenue...

19. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Samuel Dew, a lawyer born in Kansas City in 1882, becoming an attorney in 1909, elected circuit judge in 1920, and locating his law office at 1102 Grand Avenue.

20. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of James Dominick, president of the Traders Gate City National Bank at 1111 Grand Avenue. He was born in Mississippi in 1863, arriving in Kansas City in 1886 as a bank clerk and organizing...