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1. Abraham McKenzie Abraham McKenzie 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Abraham McKenzie, "a successful practitioner of osteopathy." Born in Lewis County, Missouri, in 1860 and training at Kirksville, Missouri, before coming to Kansas City in 1899,...

2. Albert Holmes Albert Holmes 1908 Biographical sketch of Albert Holmes, "city treasurer of Kansas City," born in Iowa in 1876 and coming here in 1882, entering his father's real estate business until elected treasurer in 1904.

3. Albert Spaar Albert Spaar 1908 Photo and bio of Albert Spaar, manager of "the Val Blatz Brewing Company of Kansas City" since 1893. Born in Milwaukee in 1864 and coming here in 1885 "as bookkeeper for this branch" of the brewery.

4. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of Kansas City and its economy, functioning "as a large manufacturing center" and distributing center with a location conducive to utilizing natural resources such as leather, cereal,...

5. 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...

6. August Meyer August Meyer 1908 Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...

7. Biographical Sketch of Joel H. Lipscomb Biographical Sketch of Joel H. Lipscomb 1908 Biographical sketches of J. H. Lipscomb, a realtor and former lawyer, and his father Joel Lipscomb (1813-1893), an early settler of Jackson County and native of Kentucky. Description of Joel, arriving...

8. Blue, George Frederick Blue, George Frederick 1908 Biographical sketch of George Frederick Blue, or George Blue, a conductor and representative of the Santa Fe Railroad Company and Kansas City Southern Railroad while living in Kansas City, starting in...

9. Brown, Frank Brown, Frank 1908 Biographical sketch of Frank Brown, a veterinarian and vice-president of the Kansas City Veterinary College, "today [1908] the largest veterinary college in America." He was born in Illinois in 1862 and...

10. Captain Walter Whitsett Captain Walter Whitsett 1908 Biographical sketch of Captain Walter Whitsett, "captain of station No. 1 of the police department." Born in Lafayette County, Missouri in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in the early 1880s as an assistant...

11. Carl Kent Carl Kent 1908 Biographical sketch of Carl Kent, "secretary, treasurer and general manager of the Meriden Creamery Company of Kansas City" at 546 Walnut Street, born in Nebraska in 1878 and coming to Kansas City in 1903....

12. Charles Mohrle Charles Mohrle 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Mohrle, "a representative of prominent brewing companies" in Kansas City until moving to Milwaukee in 1909. Born in Germany in 1867 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1886...

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 Van Vleck Charles Van Vleck 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Van Vleck, "founder" of the method of "organotherapy," a treatment of for the "mentally deficient, through the use of animal gland extracts." Born in New York in 1858 and...

15. Colonel J. L. Abernathy Colonel J. L. Abernathy 1908 Biography of Colonel J. L. Abernathy (1833-1902), moving to Kansas City in 1870 after establishing a furniture store in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1855, and before that a dry goods store in Rushville, Indiana....

16. Cyrus B. Sweet Cyrus B. Sweet 1908 Biographical sketch of Cyrus Bardeen Sweet, or Cyrus Sweet, "vice president and assistant general manager of. ..the Long-Bell Lumber Company." Born in Illinois in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1900...

17. Daniel Ahern Daniel Ahern 1908 Photo and biography of Daniel Ahern, "the efficient chief of police" and native of Ireland born in 1855, entering the Kansas City police force in 1881.

18. Day Smith Day Smith 1908 Photo and bio of Day Kellogg Smith, or Day Smith (1845-1894), a railroad manager native to Chicago and superintending "the Kansas City Belt Railway from 1885 until its completion in 1892.

19. Dimmer Wallis Dimmer Wallis 1908 Biographical sketch of Dimner Wallis, "engaged in the real-estate business and financially interested in other business concerns of Kansas City." Born in Pennsylvania in 1855 and raised in Johnson County,...

20. Dr. Bernhard Lindberg Dr. Bernhard Lindberg 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Bernhard Waldemar Lindberg, an osteopathic physician and "a contributor to medical, osteopathic and theosophic journals." Description of his life and career, born in Sweden in...