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1. 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End 'Little Italy:' Kansas City's North End November 15, 2006 The author in his column reminiscences about that part of the Northeast area known as "Little Italy" named because of the Italian immigrants who settled there. Includes pictures and text of the Badami...

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Captain John Weller (1825-1884), a real estate developer and former riverboat captain. Born in Illinois in 1825 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri in 1854 as a farmer before operating...

3. A. N. Sadler A. N. Sadler February 10, 1890 Illustration and ad for A. N. Sadler, "the retiring clothier" at Missouri Avenue and Main Street.

4. Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid ca. 1860-1910s Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....

5. Biography of Thomas Bullene (1828-1894), Merchant and Mayor Biography of Thomas Bullene (1828-1894), Merchant and Mayor 2008

6. Death of John N. Miller Death of John N. Miller October/12/1895 Obituary for John Miller, a "coal dealer" with "office on Missouri avenue" and "a resident of Kansas City for more than a quarter of a century," dying at the age of 58 at his residence at 3720 Wyandotte...

7. Emery, Bird, Thayer Company Emery, Bird, Thayer Company Postcard of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Company Building

8. Faeth Celebrates 50th Anniversary Faeth Celebrates 50th Anniversary 1950 Description of the steel manufacturing office at 1608-1614 McGee Street and plant at 217 Missouri Avenue, involved in steel distribution including automobile steel.

9. Frank Cromwell Frank Cromwell 1968 Photo and bio of Frank Cromwell (1878-1955), mayor from 1922 to 1923, a native Kansas Citian who started work as a surveyor for "Tuttle & Pike, engineers," became a salesman for the W. I. Grush Commission...

10. Gas Industry Observes Its 150th Anniversary This Year Gas Industry Observes Its 150th Anniversary This Year August 19, 1966 Forty-nine years after the forming of the first manufactured gas company in Baltimore and 44 years after natural gas was first used for commercial purposes, the first gas company was organized in Kansas...

11. Haldeman Marble Works Haldeman Marble Works 1879 Description of a business located on the corner of Missouri Avenue and Walnut Street handling "fine monuments" made of marble. This business is owned by Charles Haldeman.

12. Harding Rubber Co. Harding Rubber Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Harding Rubber Co. with an image of a smiling baby. Front of card says: "Our Folks Buy Their Rubber Goods of the Harding Rubber Co..."" Back of card has an image of a crying baby and...

13. History of the Square Between Oak and Locust Streets, and Missouri Avenue and Independence Avenue, in History of the Square Between Oak and Locust Streets, and Missouri Avenue and Independence Avenue, in Kansas City, Missouri 1946? [T]he only graveyard in Kansas City from 1847 to 1857.

14. History of the Square between Oak and Locust Streets, and Missouri Avenue and Independence Avenue, in History of the Square between Oak and Locust Streets, and Missouri Avenue and Independence Avenue, in Kansas City, Missouri //18?? History of the square, formerly a cemetery and later a park.

15. Holy Rosary Historic District Holy Rosary Historic District November 5, 2005 National Register of Historic Places nomination papers for the Holy Rosary Historic District, "area roughly bounded by 5th and Campbell, 5th and Harrison, 9th and E. Missouri Avenue." It includes many...

16. Hooser Drugstore Hooser Drugstore 1886 Dealer in pure drugs and chemicals, toilet articles and perfumery. Special attention given to prescriptions, 24 East Missouri Avenue.

17. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898? Photo or illustration of "Main Street, looking north from Missouri Avenue," in 1863, showing early businesses such as "St. Nicholas Restaurant & Billiard Saloon" and "Bullene Dry Goods."

18. Jackson County Courthouse Jackson County Courthouse Postcard of the Jackson County Courthouse

19. Jackson County Courthouse Profile Jackson County Courthouse Profile 1999

20. James Gibson James Gibson 1968 Photo and bio of James Gibson (1849-1918), mayor of Kansas City in 1883, judge and lawyer "with offices at Missouri Avenue and Main Street," a native of Cooper County, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in...