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1. A History of Kansas City, Missouri: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to A History of Kansas City, Missouri: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists //1873 Descriptions of locations of natural coal fields surrounding Kansas City and other information about shipments of coal mining.

2. Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor 2008

3. Boomed-Out Town Revived for a Day Boomed-Out Town Revived for a Day June/14/1973 Article about the ghost town of Lingo, Missouri, existing as a coal mining town (populated by "mostly Bohemian immigrants") from 1873 to 1909 "in rolling hills north of U. S. 36 in Macon County, 40 miles...

4. Cedar Springs Cedar Springs April/15/1927 History of the mining town of Cedar Springs at the present 43rd and Indiana Streets, starting in the 1880s where, according to founder George Neumer, the "people of Kansas City. ..are living on the edge...

5. Childhood Nostalgia Spurs Mine Research Childhood Nostalgia Spurs Mine Research January/23/1999 Article about coal mining near Brush Creek.

6. Coal Department: Need of Adjustment Coal Department: Need of Adjustment June 16, 1921 "Harry N. Taylor of the Central Coal & Coke Co., Kansas City, Urges Labor to Return to Normal." Story about the cost of living for coal workers basis of demands of higher pay.

7. Coal Mining in Missouri Coal Mining in Missouri November, 1932 Series of articles about the coal mining industry in the state of Missouri, with descriptions of the various companies and their mines and several photos of mining plants and machines.

8. Coal Mining in Missouri Coal Mining in Missouri December, 1932 Series of articles about the coal mining industry in the state of Missouri, with descriptions of the various companies and their mines and several photos of mining plants and machines.

9. Coal Mining in Missouri Coal Mining in Missouri January, 1933 Series of articles about the coal mining industry in Missouri, with descriptions of the various companies and photos of their mining plants and machines, including underground scenes.

10. Coal News in Brief Paragraphs: Kansas City Coal News in Brief Paragraphs: Kansas City June 16, 1921 Nine paragraphs under the Kansas City heading about various coal business dealings, including the Kansas City Co-operative Association, Mayer Coal Company, Star Coal Company, and others.

11. Coal News in Brief Paragraphs: Kansas City Coal News in Brief Paragraphs: Kansas City June 30, 1921 Weekly report on coal production with mention of coal prices "for city use next year. ..$4.27[.5] a ton."

12. 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...

13. Geology: Jackson County, Missouri--A Few Notes on Its Geology Geology: Jackson County, Missouri--A Few Notes on Its Geology July//1878 Scientific description of general surface features, rock structure, and coal measures of Jackson County.

14. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Description of the "miners and dealers in Pittsburg, anthracite and Piedmont coal, Kansas City office, 802 to 806 Delaware Street."

15. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Miners and shippers, 532 Delaware Street. ..the oldest and largest concern in the city engaged in mining and shipping coal, have their. ..extensive yards at 5 East Twentieth and at Bluff and Twelfth streets....

16. Milestones of Progress--1911-1950 Milestones of Progress--1911-1950 1950 Chronologic history of the coal mining company, starting in 1911.

17. Missouri Coal Breaks Production Record Missouri Coal Breaks Production Record March//1933 Article about the "year of achievement in [the] Missouri coal industry. .. while general business languishes," thanks to a record-breaking production year amounting to over 4 million tons of coal mined...

18. Missouri Coal Closes Best Season Missouri Coal Closes Best Season April//1933 Explanation of the impact of the outstanding past coal mining season, as well as overall natural resources being found in Missouri.

19. Sinclair Coal Company's Half Century of Progress Important to Nation's Economy Sinclair Coal Company's Half Century of Progress Important to Nation's Economy 1950 History of the Sinclair Coal Company in the Midwest, including the Kansas City area, with photos and illustrations. Photo of L. Russell Kelce, "president of the Sinclair Coal Company," serving "his firm...

20. The Development of a Market Economy: Bates County, Missouri, 1875-1890 The Development of a Market Economy: Bates County, Missouri, 1875-1890 October//1978 Description of the coal mining interests in Bates County, Missouri, in the 1870s-1880s by railroads transporting it out of nearby Kansas City including "the Keith and Perry Coal Company" operated by the...