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1. 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.

2. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and bio of Vincent Lane, "[p]rominent Wyandotte pioneer and the last postmaster of Old Wyandotte and the first postmaster of Kansas City, Kansas."

3. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Ethnic history of the Wyandotte Indians in the Kansas City, Kansas, area, including their negotiations to profit from their land in Wyandotte County before losing it.

4. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Descriptions of the Huron Indian Cemetery at 7th and Minnesota Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, adjacent to the Kansas City, Kansas, Main Public Library and also known as the "Wyandot City of the Dead."

5. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of Quindaro Cemetery and the Wyandotte Indians associated with the cemetery and mention of the territory of Quindaro in Kansas City, Kansas.

6. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Early history of the Masonic orders in Kansas City, Kansas, starting in 1854 with "the celebrated Walker family so prominent in the affairs of the Wyandot Nation."

7. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of the Oak Grove Cemetery in Kansas City, Kansas, describing a few of its notable interments, including Territorial Governor William Walker (pictured on page 139) and Civil War army nurse Mary...

8. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and description of the first city hall for the consolidated city of Kansas City, Kansas, built in 1911.

9. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Histories and photos of the three successive Wyandotte County Courthouses from the 1860 $1,800 courthouse to the 1927 $1 million courthouse.

10. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and biographical description of Mary Tenney Gray, or Mary Gray (1833-1904), "[r]ecognized nationally as the mother of the Woman's Club Movement," a native of Pennsylvania arriving in Wyandotte, Kansas,...

11. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Chapter in the book about the Rainbow Division of soldiers from Wyandotte County in World War I and their memorial, the Rosedale Arch, on "Mount Marty" in Kansas City, Kansas.

12. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Histories of the Wyandotte County towns of Armourdale and Armstrong before their incorporation into Kansas City, Kansas in the late 1800s.

13. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Descriptions of the early Wyandotte County, Kansas, town of Wyandotte, also known as Wyandotte City or Wyandotte Town, a rival of the town of Quindaro for Santa Fe trade upon its 1850s official founding....

14. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Descriptions of Rosedale, Kansas, and its history, including its absorption by the city of Kansas City, Kansas, in 1922.

15. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Description of the origin and early history of the town of Argentine, Kansas, in Wyandotte County, quickly becoming an industrial area upon its 1880 establishment. Description of its growth with the "coming...

16. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Description of the construction of the 7th Street Trafficway and the Fairfax Bridge in the 1920s and 1930s in Kansas City, Kansas, with map of the area on page 327. Mention of the incorporation of the...

17. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of the natural and mad-made changes in the course of Turkey Creek in Kansas City, Kansas, since its original surveying in 1823 by Joseph C. Brown, including Rosedale, Kansas, and the West Bottoms....

18. Shawnee Prophet Shawnee Prophet April 18, 1905 Chapter talks about Ten-Squa-Ta-Wa, "the Prophet" of the Shawnee Indians and "[n]ext to Tecumseh. ..greatest of the Shawnees" in the late 1700s to early 1800s, buried in Kansas City, Kansas, in 1836. Description...

19. Western University Western University 1935 Chapter discusses the history of the university. Founded by Presbyterian minister Reverend Eben Blachly (1800-1877) for refugee children from Missouri in the late 1850s to 1860s, the school began as "the...