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1. Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) 1956 Short architectural biography of Kansas City architect William H. Cutler, 1874-1907, listing his partnerships and designs, including "the Independence Boulevard Christian Church, completed in 1905; the...

2. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Oliver Everett Renfro, or Oliver Renfro, secretary and manager of the Renfro Lumber Company in the R. A. Long Building. Born in Audrain County, Missouri in 1878 and raised in Kansas...

3. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Benjamin Haywood Hagerman, or B. Haywood Hagerman, president of the James B. Welsh Realty & Loan Company at the R. A. Long Building, born in Kansas City in 1888 and starting out...

4. Henry Van Horn Henry Van Horn 1938 Biographical sketch of Henry Kirkwood Van Horn, or Henry Van Horn, a partner in the firm of H. K. Van Horn & Son in the R. A. Long Building. Born in Kansas City in 1878 as a son of Dick Van Horn (and grandson...

5. James J. Lynn James J. Lynn 1930 Photo and bio of James Jesse Lynn, or James Lynn, "president of the U. S. Epperson Underwriting Company" with "office in the R. A. Long Building" and residence "at Brooklyn Avenue and Meyer Boulevard in...

6. James J. Lynn James J. Lynn 1952 Photo and bio of James Lynn, president of the U. S. Epperson Underwriting Company in the R. A. Long Building, born in Louisiana in 1892 and coming to Kansas City in 1909. Lynn donated to the city his residential...

7. 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 Swofford, a dry goods merchant and broker. Born in Illinois in 1852 and coming to Kasnas City in 1887 with stores on Delaware Street, then Wyandotte Street, then in 1900 at...

8. Long-Bell Lumber Company Long-Bell Lumber Company 1928 Full page ad with illustration for the "Long-Bell Lumber Company," based in the R. A. Long Building in Kansas City, Missouri, touted as assuring "maximum building value for the investment."

9. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of William Barron, "district appraiser for the Home Owners Loan Corporation, with office in the R. A. Long building in Kansas City," becoming involved with the financial and real estate...

10. Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture Missouri's Contribution to American Architecture 1928 Photo of the building erected in 1906, designed by architects Howe, Hoit & Cutler.

11. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1914 Photo of the "Long Building."

12. Register of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of Missouri Register of the Society of Sons of the Revolution in the State of Missouri 1909 Photo and bio of Frank Howe (1849-1909), an architect with Van Brunt & Howe born in Massachusetts and opening the firm's branch in Kansas City in 1885, then joining Howe, Hoit & Cutler in 1904. Description...

13. Robert A. Long Robert A. Long 1912 Biographical sketch of Robert Long, "[d]istinguished citizen, capitalist and philanthropist and the largest lumberman in the Southwest," born in Kentucky in 1850 and establishing his lumber company in...

14. Robert A. Long Robert A. Long 1912 Photo and bio of Robert Long, "president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company," born in Kentucky in 1850 and coming to Kansas City in the late 1800s and building "the R. A. Long Building, the first steel skeleton...

15. 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...

16. The Press Quarterly Press Biographies Compiled for Ready Reference: An Encyclopaedia of the Representative The Press Quarterly Press Biographies Compiled for Ready Reference: An Encyclopaedia of the Representative Men of the West 1907 Photo and bio of Charles Harris Pattison, or Charles Pattison, "a self-made promoter, organizer and financier" of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1866 and founding the Continental Creamery Company in...

17. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Whole chapter about R. A. Long and the building named after him constructed in 1907 at 10th and Grand Avenues.