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1. Atlanta Quadrangle Atlanta Quadrangle 1908 Topographical map of areas of Macon and Shelby Counties in Missouri, including the town of Atlanta and the Salt River. Also depicted are roads of various grades are shown, railroads, schools, churches,...

2. August Meyer August Meyer 1908 Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...

3. Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor 1999

4. Cyrus B. Sweet Cyrus B. Sweet 1908 Biographical sketch of Cyrus Bardeen Sweet, or Cyrus Sweet, "vice president and assistant general manager of. ..the Long-Bell Lumber Company." Born in Illinois in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1900...

5. George Muehlebach George Muehlebach 1908 Photo and bio of George Edward Muehlebach, Sr., or George Muehlebach, Sr. (1833-1905) and biographical sketch of his son, George Muehlebach, Jr. Description of the father as a native of Switzerland emigrating...

6. Ira Fleming Ira Fleming 1908 Biographical sketch of Ira Fleming, "president of the Cherokee & Crescent Coal Company," born in Illinois in 1860 and raised in Clinton, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1904 as a mining engineer and...

7. John Barber White Papers Finding Aid John Barber White Papers Finding Aid 1896-1929 (bulk 1901-1921) Born on December 8, 1847, successful lumberman John Barber White moved from New York to Missouri in 1879 to help organize the Missouri Lumber & Mining Company, headquartered in Kansas City. He worked nationally...

8. John Crowe John Crowe 1908 Biographical sketch of John Crowe, "organizer and promoter of the J. R. Crowe Coal Mining Company." He was born in Ohio in 1858, moving to Weir City, Kansas, in 1884 and engaged in coal, zinc, and lead...

9. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Caffery, organizer of the Kansas City Portland Cement Company in 1905. He moved to Kansas City in 1886 from Detroit and was engaged in the hardware business in Michigan....

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of T. Percy Bryan, manager of the Gray-Bryan Coal Company starting in 1904. He was born 1873 in Dexter, Kansas, arriving in Kansas City in 1885 and entering the coal business in 1893...

11. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Randolph Nichols, sole proprietor of "the United Coal Consumers' Association and the Nichols Realty Company." Born in Ohio in 1854 and coming to Kansas City in 1873 as a livestock dealer...

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Judge Edgar Pfost, a real estate and mining investor born in West Virginia in 1863 and moving to Kasnas City, Kansas in 1895.

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of George Denslow, "the president of the Denslow Coal & Land Company," born in Trenton, Missouri, in 1869 and raised in Kansas City, becoming a pharmacist eventually with his own drugstore...

14. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Ernest Dusky, "general sales manager for the Fidelity Coal Mining Company," born in Saint Louis in 1873 and coming to Kansas City around the 1890s "with the Pittsburg & Midway Coal...

15. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Harry Haldeman, "secretary and treaturer of the Senora Chief Mining Company, and treasurer and secretary of the Llano Copper Company," as the representative of these Senora, Mexico,...

16. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Allen Williams, or William Williams, "connected with various corporate interests, including the Kaw Valley Construction Company, the Williams Mining Company and the Orient...

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photos of Roland Bruner, and his residence at 44th and Oak Streets, known as Mineral Hall. Biographical sketch of him, born in Pennsylvania in 1860 and moving to and from Kansas City periodically starting...

18. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of George Wittich, a mining executive of Kansas City. Born in Ohio in 1845 and coming here in 1885 with "the S. C. Moody Company, located at 517 Delaware street," a business later becoming...

19. Kansas City: Pictorial and Biographical Kansas City: Pictorial and Biographical 1908 Photo and bio of Colonel George Peery Gross, or George Gross, "a Confederate veteran of the Civil War, a Spanish war veteran, a member of the National Guard and connected through ancestry with the War...

20. Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940, bulk 1889-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...