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1. A Penny for Your Thoughts A Penny for Your Thoughts February 1, 2006 Brief, humorous piece relating several details of research by the Missouri State Archives and Jackson County, Missouri, officials in 2005, in which court records were discovered pertaining to the 1833...

2. Correction Correction July-August//1984 Correction on the source of funding for the Majors Home renovation in the previous issue's article, providing the real source as Yellow Freight System, Incorporated.

3. Famous Majors Home Faces an Uncertain Future Famous Majors Home Faces an Uncertain Future October//1961 Article includes history of the home and questions about its possible preservation for historical posterity.

4. From Hoofbeats to Fiber Optics: The Pony Express Launched Communications Legacy From Hoofbeats to Fiber Optics: The Pony Express Launched Communications Legacy Fall//1994 Article comparing the history of the Pony Express, started by Alexander Majors, to the history of the Sprint Corporation, started by C. L. Brown, with a photo of the Majors home now adjacent to a Sprint...

5. History to Come Alive at Majors' Home History to Come Alive at Majors' Home May-June//1982 Article about the restoration of the 1856 home of Alexander Majors at 8145 State Line Road.

6. Last Wagons to Santa Fe Last Wagons to Santa Fe November//1967 Map, illustrations, and article about the western freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell "transporting freight over the Santa Fe Trail between Kansas City and Santa Fe, co-founded by its leader,...

7. Majors Home to Be Marked Majors Home to Be Marked May//1962 Notice for the placing of a historical marker at the pre-Civil War home, "one of several markings planned for the immediate future."

8. Perserverence and Preservation: The Alexander Majors Home Perserverence and Preservation: The Alexander Majors Home May-June//1984 Article describing the restored house that served as the firm responsible for the Pony Express--Russell, Majors & Waddell.

9. Society's Summer Picnic July 27 at Historic Alexander Majors Home Society's Summer Picnic July 27 at Historic Alexander Majors Home Summer//1980 Description of the home and its history starting before the Civil War, with a mention of its being "the assembly point for much of the early day freight by the famous firm of Russell, Majors and Waddell."...

10. That Old House. ..and the Woman Who Cares for It That Old House. ..and the Woman Who Cares for It July//1971 Article about the old Alexander Majors home (built at about 83rd and State Line Road in 1856) "and the sturdy woman who won't budge" from living there, Louisa Johnston.

11. The Best Historical Landmark: The Amazing Miss Louisa The Best Historical Landmark: The Amazing Miss Louisa May 1979 In-depth article about the historical significance of the home at 83rd and State Line Roads, and its resident, Louisa Johnston, the great-granddaughter of Alexander Majors, "Kansas City's first millionaire"...

12. The House That Never Gave Up The House That Never Gave Up January 2005 Article describes the historical importance of the Alexander Majors House at 83rd and State Line, as well as the crusade for its preservation on the part of Louisa Johnston, Majors' great-granddaughter....

13. The Legacy She Left Behind The Legacy She Left Behind May 1979 Article about the making of a story about the Alexander Majors residence through hearing about a realtor in the area, Louisa Johnston.

14. Union Cemetery Union Cemetery December 1922 Mention of the "John Campbell lot" at Union Cemetery, evidently the burial place for William Gillis, Michael Dively, and Alexander Majors.