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1. Abraham McKenzie Abraham McKenzie 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Abraham McKenzie, "a successful practitioner of osteopathy." Born in Lewis County, Missouri, in 1860 and training at Kirksville, Missouri, before coming to Kansas City in 1899,...

2. Albert Holmes Albert Holmes 1908 Biographical sketch of Albert Holmes, "city treasurer of Kansas City," born in Iowa in 1876 and coming here in 1882, entering his father's real estate business until elected treasurer in 1904.

3. Albert Spaar Albert Spaar 1908 Photo and bio of Albert Spaar, manager of "the Val Blatz Brewing Company of Kansas City" since 1893. Born in Milwaukee in 1864 and coming here in 1885 "as bookkeeper for this branch" of the brewery.

4. Algot Jackson, Sr. Algot Jackson, Sr. 1968 Biographical sketch of Algot Jackson, Sr., "president of the A. R. Jackson Kansas City Show Case Works." He was born in Sweden in 1846 and came to Kansas City in 1869 as a construction worker engaged in...

5. Art Art January 1901 Article about the Western Gallery of Art, on the second floor of the library building at the time, with paintings donated by William R. Nelson.

6. Art--Western Gallery of Art--Dutch and German Paintings Art--Western Gallery of Art--Dutch and German Paintings October 1901 Article about the Western Gallery of Art, on the second floor of the library building at the time, with paintings donated by William R. Nelson.

7. Art: Missouri's Greatest Painter--George P. [sic] Bingham (1811-1879) Art: Missouri's Greatest Painter--George P. [sic] Bingham (1811-1879) July//1901 Biographical article about Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879), listing locations of several of his paintings.

8. Arthur Stilwell Arthur Stilwell 1908 Biographical sketch of Arthur Stilwell, a prominent builder of railroads, interurbans, and residential districts in the Kansas City and surrounding areas. Born in New York in 1859 and coming here in 1879...

9. 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...

10. Biographical Sketch of Joel H. Lipscomb Biographical Sketch of Joel H. Lipscomb 1908 Biographical sketches of J. H. Lipscomb, a realtor and former lawyer, and his father Joel Lipscomb (1813-1893), an early settler of Jackson County and native of Kentucky. Description of Joel, arriving...

11. Blue, George Frederick Blue, George Frederick 1908 Biographical sketch of George Frederick Blue, or George Blue, a conductor and representative of the Santa Fe Railroad Company and Kansas City Southern Railroad while living in Kansas City, starting in...

12. Brown, Frank Brown, Frank 1908 Biographical sketch of Frank Brown, a veterinarian and vice-president of the Kansas City Veterinary College, "today [1908] the largest veterinary college in America." He was born in Illinois in 1862 and...

13. Captain Walter Whitsett Captain Walter Whitsett 1908 Biographical sketch of Captain Walter Whitsett, "captain of station No. 1 of the police department." Born in Lafayette County, Missouri in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in the early 1880s as an assistant...

14. Carl Kent Carl Kent 1908 Biographical sketch of Carl Kent, "secretary, treasurer and general manager of the Meriden Creamery Company of Kansas City" at 546 Walnut Street, born in Nebraska in 1878 and coming to Kansas City in 1903....

15. Charles Lockridge Charles Lockridge 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Richard Lockridge, or Charles Lockridge, organizer of the Commercial Bank and overseer of his father's estate, born in Kansas City in 1860. Description of his father, Thomas...

16. Charles Mohrle Charles Mohrle 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Mohrle, "a representative of prominent brewing companies" in Kansas City until moving to Milwaukee in 1909. Born in Germany in 1867 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1886...

17. Charles Raber Charles Raber 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Raber, a retired western freighter, brewery worker, and billiard hall keeper residing at 3818 Genesee Street. Born in Switzerland in 1841 and emigrating to Westport in 1855...

18. Charles Van Vleck Charles Van Vleck 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Van Vleck, "founder" of the method of "organotherapy," a treatment of for the "mentally deficient, through the use of animal gland extracts." Born in New York in 1858 and...

19. Children's Room: Two Missourians Dear to Children Children's Room: Two Missourians Dear to Children July//1901 Article about the Kansas City Public Library's holdings in the children's room of writings of poet Eugene Field and writer Mark Twain, describing both their lives and writings.

20. Colonel J. L. Abernathy Colonel J. L. Abernathy 1908 Biography of Colonel J. L. Abernathy (1833-1902), moving to Kansas City in 1870 after establishing a furniture store in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1855, and before that a dry goods store in Rushville, Indiana....