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1. 1980 [and 1982] Annual Report: Department of Public Works, Kansas City, Missouri 1980 [and 1982] Annual Report: Department of Public Works, Kansas City, Missouri //1980, 1982 Review of the major city engineering events, including the rebuilding of the Kemper Arena roof and the construction of the replacement Main Street Viaduct and Kasnas City Skill Center.

2. A. C. Koogle's A. C. Koogle's 1879 Description of a business at the foot of Main Street carrying "robes and fur goods." Koogle's manufactured "specialty of buffalo robes, wool dusters, fancy lined robes, carriage mats, and wolf robes, and...

3. A. C. Koogle's A. C. Koogle's 1879 Description of a business at the foot of Main Street carrying robes and a variety of fur goods.

4. A. C. Moffat A. C. Moffat 1879 Description of "Dealer in Pianos, Organs and Musical Merchandise," located at 615 Main Street.

5. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. H. C. Morrison, "druggist, and a member of the upper council, Kansas City. Born in Maryland in 1843 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1870...

6. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Captain John Weller (1825-1884), a real estate developer and former riverboat captain. Born in Illinois in 1825 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri in 1854 as a farmer before operating...

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Putnam Francis Peet, or Putnam Peet, a homeopathic physician born in New York in 1847 and coming to Kansas City in 1885, with offices "at 536 Main street, in the new Ridge Building."...

8. A. N. Sadler A. N. Sadler February 10, 1890 Illustration and ad for A. N. Sadler, "the retiring clothier" at Missouri Avenue and Main Street.

9. A. R. Jackson A. R. Jackson 1879 Business at 224 Main Street manufactured Display show cases.

10. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1878 Brief history of "the furniture establishment of Abernathy, North & Orrison" of Kansas City started in about 1868 at 549-551 Main Street, surviving the panic of 1873 and becoming a "successful and promising...

11. Alexander Harris Alexander Harris 1968 Photo and bio of Alexander Harris (1820-1898), twice mayor of Kansas City in 1866 and in 1888, born "either in Kentucky or Tennessee" and keeping a saloon in Kansas City by the early 1850s "on Main Street...

12. Algot Jackson, Sr. Algot Jackson, Sr. 1968 Biographical sketch of Algot Jackson, Sr., "president of the A. R. Jackson Kansas City Show Case Works." He was born in Sweden in 1846 and came to Kansas City in 1869 as a construction worker engaged in...

13. Alphonso Hunt Alphonso Hunt 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Alphonso Hunt, a physician born in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1857 and coming to the Kansas City in around the early 1880s, residing at 2901 Main Street.

14. American Sewing Machine American Sewing Machine 1879 Description of business at 1026 Main Street carrying sewing machines billed as the only machine of its kind. It had "a self-setting needle" and "self-threading shuttle."

15. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the general charity industry in Kansas City and various charitable institutions such as Associated Charities (at 1115 Charlotte Street), the Catholic Ladies' Aid Society (in the...

16. Arthur Mitchell Arthur Mitchell 1886 Listing of Arthur Mitchell, photographer, with offices at 805 Main Street and residence at 541 Locust Street in 1886. There are no entries for Arthur Mitchell in the directories of 1883-1884 or 1915-1916....

17. Bernheimer Brothers Bernheimer Brothers May 1886 Dry goods company at 912 Main Street founded in September of 1885.

18. Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean Beyond the Mississippi: From the Great River to the Great Ocean //1867 Illustration of "'[t]he grade' in Kansas City," referring to the deep cut of Main Street through the bluffs.

19. Brush Creek Boulevard Brush Creek Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Brush Creek Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Main Street to Benton Boulevard, 2.02 miles long, acquired in 1908-1911.

20. C. W. Fairman C. W. Fairman 1879 Description of a business at 546 and 548 Main Street carrying "stoves, tinware and house-furnishing goods." This busines was owned by C. W. Fairman and he manufactured his own tinware.