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1. Kansas City Sheet Kansas City Sheet 1894 (1908 reprint) Topographical map of the Kansas City Metropolitan area at the turn of the century, including outlying areas of Platte and Clay counties in Missouri, and Wyandotte and Johnson counties in Kansas. Township...

2. Views of Kansas City, Missouri Views of Kansas City, Missouri 1905, 1908 Photos predominantly of old buildings and some of homes and street scenes.

3. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Wilbur Dunn, "superintendent of the parks of Kansas City." He was born in Baldwin, Kansas, in 1864 and came to Kansas City in 1884 as a civil engineer, becoming connected with "the...

4. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Titus, an optician at 927 Walnut Street. Born in Cincinnati in 1864 and coming to Kansas City in 1894 with residence at 3315 Wabash Avenue.

5. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Eaton, "a leading representative of insurance interests in Kansas City." He was a son of English parents coming to Kansas City in 1881 with "the establishment of a wholesale...

6. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Tobener, a retired tobacco dealer born in Germany in 1838 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1866 with his brother Henry Tobener in the cigar business at 15th and Grand Avenues....

7. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 1908

8. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of James Dayton (1836-1888), a businessman who was born in Virginia and became a Union Civil War colonel before moving to Saint Joseph and then Kansas City in 1878, working for Hanna...

9. Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City, Missouri: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of Richard Gentry, the "first chief engineer and general manager" and one of the incorporators in 1889 of "the Kansas City, Nevada & Fort Smith Railroad, now the Kansas City Southern." He...

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of John Tillhof, "of the firm of Tillhof & Campbell, real estate, rentals and insurance." Born in Austria in 1860 and raised in Kansas City.

11. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Clarence Fletcher (1863-1907), "late vice president and secretary of the C. J. Fletcher Grocery Company of Kansas City." He was born in Toronto, Canada, and moved to Saint Joseph...

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Leander Talbott, a realtor born in Ohio in 1849 and coming to Kansas City in 1868.

13. Stephen Dwight Stephen Dwight 1908 Photo and bio of Stephen Dwight (1853-1904), an investor in "financial, banking and mining interests," who was born in Massachusetts and moved to various places in the West before arriving in Kansas City...

14. Nelson, William Rockhill Nelson, William Rockhill 1908 Biographical sketch of William Rockhill Nelson, "founder, owner and editor of The Kansas City Star," born in Indiana in 1841 as a son of Isaac DeGroff Nelson and grandson of William Rockhill. Description...

15. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Frank Tobener, founder of "the Phoenix Bottling Works for the manufacture of ginger ale, soda water and other soft drinks" in Kansas City. Born in Ohio in 1867 and coming to Kansas...

16. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Jerome Twichell, "president of the Twichell Iron Company." Born in Louisville in 1844 and coming to Kansas City in 1879 as a grocer and later corrugated iron dealer.

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of George Tourtellot, a retired cattle rancher. Born in Massachusetts in 1846 and coming to Kansas City in 1871 as a Union Civil War veteran and clerk at the Armour Packing Company,...

18. Fred Bannister Fred Bannister 1908 Biographical sketch of Long-Bell Lumber Company executive Frederick Bannister, with the company since 1892, originally from Olathe, Kansas, listing his various other business affiliations and stockholdings....

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Thomas Toohey, "a retired railroad engineer living in Kansas City." Born in New York City in 1835 and coming to Kansas City in 1870 as a Union Civil War veteran and "engineer on...

20. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Frederick Tufts, "special agent for the New England Mutual Life Insurance Company." Born in Maine in 1857 and coming to Kansas City in 1887.