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George Sessions Perry
Henry J Haskell
Richard P Coleman
Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose
Biographical article about the reminiscences of Annie Fisher (1847-1941), moving at the age of 10 to Kansas City with her parents in 1857, encouraged to do so by Kansas City promoter Colonel Milton McGee,...
City of Epitaphs
Article (written by a staff member of the Kansas City Public Library) about the history and growth of Kansas City from a western embarkation point to a cultural and grain industry center and "the nation's...
Article with photos and a general description of Kansas City as a regional "heart of America" metropolis, including its history (with several anecdotes) and present landmarks. Also included is a pullout...
Encyclopedia of Missouri--A Volume of Encyclopedia of the United States
General description of Kansas City and its history, pointing out some of its major historical events since 1821.
In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates
Book interspersed with numerous photographs illustrating early Kansas City, including a photo of Sarah Walter Chandler Coates, or Sarah Coates, on the frontispiece.
Insiders Guide to Kansas City
Article of little known facts about Kansas City, including visits by famous people and residents, unexpected origins of local institutions, etc.
Photo and article about the history, growth, and present entertainment venues in the Kansas City area.
Kansas City 1890: Commercial and Industrial Progress of the Great Mid-Continent Metropolis
Folio book with numerous illustrations and articles depicting and describing early Kansas City.
Kansas City 1934
Article describes Kansas City in the 1930s with emphasis on it being wide open. The crime and music scene are featured with quotes from jazz musician Milt Morris.
Kansas City Culture
File contains photos, illustrations, and information on the general culture of Kansas City, including magazine and newspaper articles on historic and tourist sites for visitors and citizens, social customs,...
Kansas City Industry
Entire issue devoted to the review of increased industry in the city.
Kansas City Trivia Quiz
First book of Kansas City trivia information in the form of a quiz.
Kansas City Trivia Quiz 2
Second book of Kansas City trivia information in the form of a quiz.
Kansas City, USA
Illustrations and article about the history and culture of Kansas City, highlighting its most unique aspects of the past and present.
Kansas City: Cosmopolis of the Heartland
Comprehensive article with numerous photos and illustration about Kansas City, examined as an international economic center and describing its Foreign Trade Zone, etc. Details about various prominent Kansas...
Kansas City: Where the Frontier Lingers
Article describing Kansas City and its history in light of the 1928 Republican National Convention, stressing its changing character toward civility from its rough-hewn beginnings on the Western frontier....
Leaders in Kansas City For Two Centuries
June 28, 1905
Back cover of book reads: "Through the one-hundred-plus years of its existence, Kansas City's Establishment has maintained its leadership standing by absorbing into its ranks those newly rising men and...
Scouting KC: Rediscover the Thirties
Slice of life from the 1930s.
The Magnetic West: On West Water
Illustrations and description of the growth of Kansas City, comparing it mostly unfavorably with Saint Louis, pointing out its rough nature, starting with its earliest settlements by fur traders in the...
The Making of America: Central Plains
Numerous maps with illustrations and chronologies of the settlement of the Great Plains (centering on Kansas City) by whites and corresponding removal of various Indian tribes, with details (especially...
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