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1. A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists //1873 Mention of the "new" 1873 bridge across the Kaw, or Kansas River.

2. A. Porter Davis, M.D. A. Porter Davis, M.D. 1925 Photograph and brief biography of A. Porter Davis, M.D., of Kansas City, Kansas, "Founder and Superintendent of the Davis Maternity Sanitarium".

3. Albert Peet Albert Peet 1924 Photo and bio of Albert William Peet, or Albert Peet, "president and general manager of Peet Brothers Manufacturing Company." Born in Cleveland in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1872 with his parents...

4. Amazing Grace, Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri Amazing Grace, Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri 2005 Profile of Grace Harris, whose barbecue is served at the Grand Emporium blues club, located at 39th and Main. The author writes that Harris is also the proprietress of H-M Old Southern Style in Kansas...

5. American Drawings and Watercolors from the Kansas City Region American Drawings and Watercolors from the Kansas City Region 1992 Photo (of one of his paintings) and biographical sketch of Frederic James (1915-1985), a watercolor painter and native of Kansas City "teaching at the Art Institute" and winning awards "for 'Argentine...

6. American Institute of Architects Guide to Kansas City Architecture & Public Art American Institute of Architects Guide to Kansas City Architecture & Public Art 2000 Book filled with photos, maps, and descriptions of numerous structures of architectural significance in Kansas City including buildings, residences, and public art works and including newer buildings up...

7. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the "Inter-City or Sixth Street Viaduct" connecting the cities of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas across the West Bottoms, depicting the entrance at both ends (the...

8. August Meyer August Meyer 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of August Meyer, "president of the consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company" in the Armourdale industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Native of Saint...

9. Barnett Helzberg Barnett Helzberg 1952 Photo and bio of Barnett Helzberg, president of Helzberg's Diamond Shops, Incorporated, "born at 1818 Locust street, December 21, 1902," and growing up "in a stone and frame house at 2809 Olive" Street...

10. Barney Goodman Barney Goodman 1952 Photo and bio of Barney Goodman (~1891~1951), owner of Barney Goodman Investments real estate company, a Jewish native of Russia emigrating to Kansas City, Kansas, about 1905 and becoming a magician and...

11. Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker Bird: The Legend of Charlie Parker 1962 Photos and descriptions of Charlie Parker (1920-1955), or Charles Parker, Jr., a black jazz musician nicknamed "Bird." Born in Kansas City, Kansas on August 29, 1920 (at 852 Freeman Street) to Addie Boyley...

12. Body and Soul Body and Soul 2006 Chapter of biography examining Charlie Parker's parents, his early years in Kansas City, Kansas and Missouri, and his musical beginnings in the Vine Street nightclub district. Includes details about an...

13. Brown, John Memorial Statue Brown, John Memorial Statue 1935 Photo and descriptions of the memorial statue of John Brown, unveiled in 1911 at Western University in the Quindaro section of Kansas City, Kansas, describing his contributions to black people.

14. Brown, John Statue Brown, John Statue May 3, 1905 Photo and history of the John Brown statue at "Western University, now defunct," in Kansas City, Kansas, brought from Italy in 1912, with its inscription honoring Brown's anti-slavery activities in 1850s...

15. Building a City: A Detailed History of Kansas City, Kansas Building a City: A Detailed History of Kansas City, Kansas 1969? History of the boom-and-bust town of Quindaro, Kansas, before and during the Civil War, with photos of ruins of the town's former buildings, including the Quindaro Hotel.

16. Building a City: A Detailed History of Kansas City, Kansas Building a City: A Detailed History of Kansas City, Kansas 1969? History of the Kansas Pacific Railway Company, later called the Union Pacific, started during the Civil War and eventually extended to the Pacific Ocean, with photo and some history of Kansas City, Kansas....

17. Carol Marinovich Carol Marinovich 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Kansas City, Kansas mayor Carol Marinovich.

18. Centennial History of Argentine, Kansas City, Kansas, 1880-1980 Centennial History of Argentine, Kansas City, Kansas, 1880-1980 June 2, 1905 Book about the 100-year history of Argentine and later Argentine Industrial District, in Kansas City, Kansas, with many photos and maps and much information on the district's institutions and prominent...

19. 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...

20. Chelsea Park Chelsea Park 1890 Assorted photos of Chelsea Park in Kansas City, Kansas.