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William Rufus Jackson
Grant W Harrington
U.s Geological Survey
[Thirty] Years a City Editor
July 1, 1935
Photo, cartoon illustrations, and autobiographical article about Charles Blood, city editor of the Kansas City Times newspaper for 30 years. He describes the duties and experiences of his job over that...
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company
Entry describes the history of the Saint Louis brewing company of "Anheuser-Busch, Inc.," listed as being founded in 1857 by Eberhard Anheuser and joined in 1865 by Adolphus Busch.
Biographical sketch of Dr. Anthony Scardino, an osteopathic physician of Kansas City, born here in 1904.
June 14, 1935
Article about the conviction of Ben Aylor, former owner of the burned-down Rochambeau Hotel in Kansas City, for arson in its destruction by fire in 1932.
One paragraph of biography about Arthur Fitzsimmons, a state representative of Missouri and native of Saint Louis.
As Tulips in Spring
March 29, 1935
Article about the operations at "two gambling enterprises" at the southeast corner of 12th and Baltimore Avenues and at the formerly "famous gambling joint at 1107 Baltimore avenue."
Bennett Champ Clark
Biographical sketch of Bennett Champ Clark, a federal senator from Missouri starting in 1933, lawyer in Saint Louis, native of Bowling Green, Missouri, and son of federal representative from Missouri Champ...
Bisceglia, Rev. John B.
Short biography of the Reverend John B. Bisceglia, born at Monte Sant'Angelo, Foggia, Italy, November 1, 1892.
Borderline Businesses Pay Most Sugar
January 11, 1935
Photo and article about the bombing of the Harlem Nightclub as an example of the vulnerability of semi-legitimate ("borderline") nightclubs and other businesses in Kansas City to its strong-arm tactics...
Topographical map of Morgan and Camden Counties in Missouri, just north of the Lake of the Ozarks. Included are northern branches of that lake and its feeders. Roads of various grades are shown, as well...
Brown, John Memorial Statue
Photo and descriptions of the memorial statue of John Brown, unveiled in 1911 at Western University in the Quindaro section of Kansas City, Kansas, describing his contributions to black people.
Topographical map of Ray and Jackson counties in Missouri, including the towns of Orrick, Levasy, and Buckner, showing as well the Missouri River. Also depicted are roads of various grades, railroads,...
Topographical map of part of Benton County in southern Missouri, adjacent to the Lake of the Ozarks. Depicted are schools, churches, and the town of Warsaw, Missouri.
Biographical sketch of Earl Doll, "a leading citizen of Gallatin and a prosperous agriculturalist of northwestern Missouri" and state representative, born in Kidder, Missouri, in 1893.
Early Days in Kansas City
Copy of a painting of the Town of Kansas on the river front, with a steam boat in the Missouri River.
Topographical map of Benton County, Missouri, located in southwest Missouri adjacent to Lake of the Ozarks. Depicted are creeks feeding the lake, local roads, and numerous schools.
Topographical map of Miller County in central Missouri. Depicted is the town of Eldon, as well as railroads and roads of varying grades, schools, churches, and cemeteries.
Enchanted Years of the Stage
Bound volume of collected 1935 newspaper clippings about Kansas City theaters and the live acting scene.
Ernst Wattenberg Mansion
August 13, 1935
Article about the white-pillared Southern mansion home of Ernst Wattenberg on Highway 40 in Jackson County, an inn or restaurant for the last several years.
F. Richard Weber
Biographical sketch of F. Richard Weber, a lawyer since 1921 born in Kansas City in 1895. Description of his father, Frederick Weber, Sr., a wagonmaker emigrating from Germany to Saint Louis in 1847 and...
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