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Howard G Bartling
Kansas City Press Club
Arthur N Alkire
A B Chapin
A Rural Survey in Missouri
Survey of rural life in Missouri during the early twentieth century published by the Presbyterian Church in the United States. The survey focuses upon the following: economic conditions, population, social...
One paragraph about the birth of Susanna Adams Dillon, or Susannah Yoacham Dillon, the first white child born at the Methodist Shawnee mission in Kansas in 1830.
Albert N. Doerschuk
Photo of Albert N. Doerschuk, noted Kansas City pharmacist and historian. Doerschuk's portrait is presented along with his fellow Westport Improvement Association executive committee members.
Photo and bio of Albert Peet, general manager of the "Peet Brothers Manufacturing Company," born in Cleveland in 1871.
Biographical sketch of Arthur Brown, a patent lawyer from Ohio, graduating from the Kansas City School of Law in the first decade of the 1900s.
Photo and bio of Arthur Hyde, candidate for Attorney General and a young lawyer of Princeton, in Mercer County, Missouri.
B. T. Whipple Residence
Photo of the B. T. Whipple residence at 4538 Warwick Boulevard, designed by architects A. Van Brunt & Company.
Biographical Information on Edward Swinney
Photo and bio of Edward Swinney, "president of the First National Bank" and "at one time president of the American Bankers' Association." Born in Virginia in 1857 and coming to Kansas City in 1887 as cashier...
July 27, 1912
Postcard of the Blue River
Board of Directors, Officers, and Heads of Departments of The School District of Kansas City, Mo.
Damaged composite of portrait photographs of Kansas City School District personnel. At least one photo (Wm. T. Bland) is missing; others are loose. Portraits include Brady, J. H., Chief Engineer; Cammack,...
Biographical sketch of Carl August Muehlebach, or Carl Muehlebach, "secretary and general superintendent of the George Muehlebach Brewing Company of Kansas City, one of the largest brewing interests in...
Charles F. Horner
Illustrated caricature of Charles F. Horner, manager of the Central Lyceum Bureau.
Photo and bio of Charles Kuehne, "president of the Kuehne-Chastain Commission Company" at 520-522 Walnut Street, born in Milwaukee in 1852 and coming to Kansas City in 1882 as a commission businessman....
Charples P. Shipley
Photo and bio of Charles Pervine Shipley, or Charles Shipley, "executive head of the Charles P. Shipley Saddlery and Mercantile Company." Born in Ohio in 1864 and coming to Kansas City in 1884 as a leather...
Col. D. B. Dyer Residence
Photo of the Colonel Daniel Dyer residence, designed by architect James Oliver Hogg, or James Hogg.
Crossing the Plains
Illustrations and article about the crossing of the Great Plains across Kansas along the Oregon Trail from western Missouri by Mrs. Narcissa Prentiss Whitman, or Narcissa Whitman of New York with her husband...
Photo and bio of Cyrus Bardeen Sweet, or Cyrus Sweet, vice-president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company. Born in Illinois in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1900 as branch manager of the lumber company...
Death of General Devol
November 12, 1912
Obituary for Brevet Brigadere General Hiram Fosdick Devol, whose home was located at "Tenth and Penn streets." Details of Devol's life, military service, and death at the age of 80 as a consequence of...
Dr. Aretas S. McCleary
Photo and bio of Dr. A. S. McCleary, a physician using non-surgical methods, arriving in Kansas City in 1893 from Montgomery County, Missouri.
E. J. Broaddus
Biographical sketch of E. J. Broaddus, a judge from Kentucky, moving to Missouri after the Civil War as mayor of Chillicothe, Missouri, in the early 1870s, thereafter becoming the judge "of the Kansas...
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