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1. A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport December 1922 Childhood recollections of the author (Mrs. Bridget Dixon Turgeon, or Bridget Turgeon) from the Battle of Westport in the Civil War from her father's (Hugh Dixon) grocery store at "4056 Penn Street" or...

2. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Description of the original settlement of "the town of Wyandotte City," or "what is now Kansas City, Kansas," made up mostly of Wyandotte Indians, in the 1840s.

3. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Mention of Mathew Mudeater as one of the Wyandotte Indians settling Wyandotte, Kansas, in the 1840s.

4. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Description of the overland journey of the family of William Chick, including his son, the author, from Virginia to Missouri in 1822 by wagon, being flooded out in 1826 on the Missouri River near Glasgow,...

5. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Mention of Silas Armstrong and Joel Walker as being among "the prominent men of the tribe [Wyandotte Indians]" engaging in business on the Missouri side of Kansas City in the 1840s.

6. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/ 3/1921 Mention of James Hunter as proprietor of "a saddler's shop" in Westport during the late 1830s or early 1840s, at a time of no other "businesses houses" there except for "dram shops" and the store of William...

7. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Mention of the Clark family and the Garret family as among the most prominent of the Wyandotte Indians in Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, in the 1840s.

8. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships July 1965 References and short descriptions of the depopulating effects on Jackson County, Missouri, of Order Number 11 in 1863, especially affecting rural residents, mostly Southern sympathizers at the time.

9. A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission October 1924 Article about experiences at Methodist Shawnee Indian missions (written by Reverend Joab Spencer, one of its missionaries) of preachers and teachers such as Reverend Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Reverend...

10. A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission October 1924 Mention of W. M. Ketron as assistant to Reverend Thomas Johnson "as Presiding Elder" at an Indian conference in Arrow Rock, Missouri, in 1835.

11. A Tribute to Mrs. William Rockhill Nelson A Tribute to Mrs. William Rockhill Nelson December 1922 Speech given by J. C. Nichols before the Missouri Valley Historical Society about the contributions of Ida Houston Nelson, or Ida Nelson (Mrs. William Rockhill Nelson) and the need to honor her memory...

12. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 Photo of Thomas James, or T. M. James, "a prominent merchant" of 1855 Kansas City, and mention of his wife Sarah James, both founding members of the First Baptist Church of Kansas City in 1855 and parents...

13. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 Description of Colonel W. H. Harris and his wife, Mrs. W. H. Harris, as contributors in 1880 to a new Baptist Church in Kansas City at 12th and Baltimore Avenues.

14. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 One paragraph about Reverend T. E. Vassar, a Baptist minister from New Jersey serving as pastor of the local Baptist church from 1888 to 1896.

15. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 Mention of Reverend Nathan Scarritt and John Wornall as "the two men most like him [the author's father T. M. James] in the building of Churches [sic] in Kansas City."

16. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 Mention of Reverend J. C. Maple and Reverend Machett (no first name given for Machett) as among the pastors of the First Baptist Church of Kansas City in 1860.

17. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 Mention of Reverend R. S. Thomas and Elvira Thomas as among the organizers of the First Baptist Church of Kansas City.

18. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 History of the Baptist Church in Kansas City starting in 1855.

19. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 One paragraph about the joining of Theodore Case with the Baptist Church, mentioning his first wife as "the daughter of Dr. Lykins."

20. Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small Baptist Beginnings in Kansas City Were Small October 1924 Description of Reverend J. E. Chamblis as the pastor at the Calvary Baptist Church upon its organization in 1876, located at 14th and Oak Streets and then at 11th and Grand Avenues.