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1. Willis Prather Willis Prather 1908 Photo and bio of Willis Prather, "a general contractor and builder." Born in Iowa in 1853 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1871 as a carpenter and later turning to...

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. Verdi Banta Verdi Banta 1908 Biographical sketch of Verdi Banta, "manager of the Heim Brewery," after having "spent all his life in Kansas City," starting his career as a postal carrier at the Federal Building and then postmaster...

4. Thomas Pain Thomas Pain 1908 Photo and bio of Thomas Pain, "secretary of the Campbell Glass and Paint Company of Kansas City." Born in England in 1849 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1869 as a carpenter and painter.

5. Thirty-eighth [through Forty-ninth, passim] Annual Report of the Women's Christian Association of Kansas Thirty-eighth [through Forty-ninth, passim] Annual Report of the Women's Christian Association of Kansas City, Missouri 1908 Records of the work done at the Margaret Klock Armour Memorial Home for Aged Couples with photographs of the building on the inside cover of each issue (or page [3] of each annual report).

6. 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...

7. Stephen Dwight Stephen Dwight 1908 Photo and bio of Stephen Dwight (1853-1904), the namesake of "the Dwight building, at the corner of Tenth and Baltimore avenue," born in Massachusetts and moving to various parts of the country, engaged...

8. Robert Snyder, Sr. Robert Snyder, Sr. 1908 Biographical sketch of Robert Snyder, Sr. (1852-1906), a gas industry pioneer of Kansas City and owner of the "magnificent and palatial residence" in the Ozarks known as "Hahatonka, in Camden county, Missouri."...

9. Robert Long Robert Long 1908 Biographical article about Robert Long, founder and president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company born in Kentucky in 1850 and coming to Kansas City in 1873, with his R. A. Long Building under construction...

10. Philip Brown Philip Brown 1908 Photo and bio of Philip Brown, "the oldest resident attorney of Kansas City," born in Pennsylvania in 1833 and becoming a lawyer in Iowa, then moving to Kansas City in 1857, "one of the founders and incorporators...

11. Old Men's Association Meeting Minutes, April 13, 1908 Old Men's Association Meeting Minutes, April 13, 1908 April 13, 1908 Minutes which recorded the visit by Ezra Meeker of Oregon Trail fame to the monthly meeting in April, 1908.

12. Nikoles Aleshi Store At 312 Holmes Nikoles Aleshi Store At 312 Holmes 1908 Interior view of store owned by Mr. Aleshi located at 312 Holmes in Kansas City, Missouri. View includes Mr. Aleshi behind counter.

13. 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...

14. Nehemiah Holmes Nehemiah Holmes 1908 Portrait and biographical sketch of Nehemiah Holmes (1826-1873), "called the father of the street railroads of Kansas City," born in New York and coming to Kansas City in 1856 as an engineer, realtor,...

15. Louis Grieb Louis Grieb 1908 Biographical sketch of Louis Grieb, "a stone contractor and builder," who was born in Germany in 1858 and emigrated to Kansas City in 1888. He "superintend[ed] the construction of such buildings as the...

16. Leo Leslie Leo Leslie 1908 Biographical sketch of Leo Leslie, "one of the foremost builders and owners of handsome residences and fine business property in Kansas City," born in Massachusetts in 1856 and coming to Kansas City in...

17. L. J. Smith L. J. Smith 1908 Biographical sketch of L. J. Smith, a retired railroad builder. Born in Indiana in 1857 and coming to Kansas City in 1883 engaged in railroad construction for the Santa Fe Railroad with "office here in...

18. Kinsley, Dr. Albert Kinsley, Dr. Albert 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Albert Thomas Kinsley, or Albert Kinsley, "of the Kansas City Veterinary College," born in Iowa in 1877 and coming to Kansas City in 1902.

19. Kaupp, Dr. Benjamin Kaupp, Dr. Benjamin 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp, or Benjamin Kaupp, "one of the prominent representatives of the profession of veterinary surgery," a teacher at the Kansas City Veterinary College, and...

20. 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...