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1. 200 Mothers and Babies of the Hot City to Be Guests at R. A. Long's Million-Dollar Farm 200 Mothers and Babies of the Hot City to Be Guests at R. A. Long's Million-Dollar Farm May/10/1914 Article with several illustrations and descriptions of the buildings and grounds under construction in a project "to combine philanthropy with farming," including a water tower and workers' cottages, a...

2. Biography of Robert A. Long (1850-1934), Lumberman Biography of Robert A. Long (1850-1934), Lumberman 2008

3. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biographical information about Robert Alexander Long, or R. A. Long (1850-1934), "Missouri's most famous lumber entrepreneur" and owner of "the nation's largest lumber produc[ing]" company in 1920, with...

4. Family's Life Revolved Around Longview Farm Family's Life Revolved Around Longview Farm Winter 2011-2012 Article on the life and recollections of Anna Scherer. R. A. Long offered to buy the Scherer family farm in Jackson County in 1912, but Anna's father refused to sell. Instead, R. A. Long bought the land...

5. Kansas City. ..The Way We Were Kansas City. ..The Way We Were //1981 Photos of the estate at Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, Missouri, owned by lumber magnate Robert A. Long and made famous largely by his daughter, Loula Long Combs, "a horsewoman of national renown."

6. Longview Farm Longview Farm File contains information about Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, including a nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places. Longview Farm is listed on the National Register of Historic Places....

7. Longview Farm Longview Farm [1927] Folder contains a small pamphlet entitled "General Rules, Longview Farm, Lee's Summit, Missouri". The vertical files in this collection were formerly a part of the department's regular vertical files.

8. Longview Farm Longview Farm 2008 Description and history of the Robert Alexander Long house designed by Henry F. Hoit on Long's farm in Lee's Summit. George Kessler was the landscape architect. It was built between 1913 and 1916. Includes...

9. Longview Farm: The Country Home of Mr. R. A. Long Longview Farm: The Country Home of Mr. R. A. Long May/15/1915 Article about Longview Farm, the country home of lumber magnate R. A. Long and his daughter and horse trainer Loula Long Combs in Lee's Summit, with photos.

10. Longview Transformed Longview Transformed August 15, 2005 Article describes Longview Farm Elementary School, scheduled to open its doors for the first time on August 22, 2005. The structure integrates the Longview Show Horse Arena, along with a 41,000 foot expansion,...

11. Robert Pryor Combs Robert Pryor Combs Winter 2011-2012 Article on the life of Robert Pryor Combs and his relationship with his wife, Loula Long Combs. He and Loula were married on June 30, 1917 in Corinthian Hall. They moved to Longview Farm in 1919. He served...

12. The Fight to Save Longview Farm: Homeowners & Preservationists Align to Prevent Commercial Exploitation The Fight to Save Longview Farm: Homeowners & Preservationists Align to Prevent Commercial Exploitation of Historic Property May 2001 Photos and article about the efforts to preserve Longview Farm from destruction by real estate developer Dean Goodman and zoning by the city of Lee's Summit, Missouri, for apartment buildings, etc. Description...

13. The World's Most Beautiful Farm The World's Most Beautiful Farm Spring-Summer 2013 Issue commemorating the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the construction of Longview Farm. Soon after settling into the newly built Corinithan Hall in Kansas City in 1910, R. A. Long decided to purchase...

14. What's Old is New Again What's Old is New Again November/December 2004 Article describes New Longview, a planned community integrating the historic Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, Missouri. The community is based on the concept of "new urbanism," which strives to reduce dependency...