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1. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence The Majors Home at 8145 State Line Road, was built by Alexander Majors, one of the founders of the Pony Express, in the late 1850s. He was also a partner in the famous Russell, Majors & Waddell freight...

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. 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.

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. 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."

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.