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1. Alexander Majors House Alexander Majors House n.d. Framed (11.5 in. x 13 in.) and matted color print which gives a full view of the front of the Alexander Majors house located at 8145 State Line Road. Captioned: "1856, Alexander Majors Historical House,...

2. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence 1989 Partial frontal view; located at 8145 State Line.

3. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Partial side view; located at 8145 State Line.

4. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Partial frontal and side view; located at 8145 State Line.

5. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Full rear view; located at 8145 State Line.

6. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Partial frontal and side view; located at 8145 State Line.

7. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Nomination form for the National Register for the Alexander Majors home from May 1975.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Book contains a photo and caption of the house built in about 1856 at 8145 State Line Road.

11. Historic Kansas: A Centenary Sketchbook Historic Kansas: A Centenary Sketchbook 1954 Includes an illustration of "Alexander Majors' outfitting station" for west-bound freight and his house built about 1855 on a "320-acre farm just west of the Kansas-Missouri border near Westport."

12. 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.

13. 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."

14. 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.

15. Pony Express Birthday Revives Plan for a Memorial Park Here Pony Express Birthday Revives Plan for a Memorial Park Here March/29/1942 Illustration and article about the Pony Express established by the Russell, Major & Waddell Freighting Company just prior to the Civil War and led by Alexander Majors of Kansas City. History of the company...

16. 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."...

17. 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.

18. 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"...

19. 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.

20. The Old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River The Old Santa Fe Trail from the Missouri River 1951 Includes description of Majors's wagon freighting on the Santa Fe Trail from his residence on State Line Road after the Mexican War, starting in 1848.