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1. Ben Holladay: His Career, His Achievements and His Misfortunes Ben Holladay: His Career, His Achievements and His Misfortunes June/30/1876 Biographical article about Ben Holladay, a prominent Western freighter who was born in Kentucky about 1821 and came to Missouri, making a fortune in trade with the Utah Territory and with the Pony Express...

2. Brief History of the Pony Express: How It Originated and the Purpose It Served during Its Brief Existence Brief History of the Pony Express: How It Originated and the Purpose It Served during Its Brief Existence April/2/1913 File contains an article about the Pony Express's origins and overland communication purposes.

3. Deaths: Walter E. Smith Deaths: Walter E. Smith August/4/1970 Obituary for Walter Smith, "75, of 7200 South Benton, a great-grandson of one of the founders of the Pony Express, William Bradford Waddell," or William Waddell. Smith a native of Lexington, Missouri coming...

4. Kansas City 1890: Commercial and Industrial Progress of the Great Mid-Continent Metropolis--Kansas City Kansas City 1890: Commercial and Industrial Progress of the Great Mid-Continent Metropolis--Kansas City Globe Anniversary Souvenir February/10/1890 Portrait and descriptions of Alexander Majors, prominent western freighter based in Kansas City in the 1850s and a leader of the Pony Express.

5. Missouri Heritage: Confederate General Earned the Name "Swamp Fox" Missouri Heritage: Confederate General Earned the Name "Swamp Fox" January/25/1969 File containing a photo and biographical article about General Meriwether Jeff Thompson, or Meriwether Thompson (1826-1876), a Confederate soldier in Missouri earning the nickname of "Swamp Fox" for his...

6. Pony Express Birthday Revives Plan for a Memorial Park Here Pony Express Birthday Revives Plan for a Memorial Park Here March/29/1942 Illustration and article about the Pony Express established by the Russell, Major & Waddell Freighting Company just prior to the Civil War and led by Alexander Majors of Kansas City. History of the company...

7. Pony Express Just One Stop in Major's Life Pony Express Just One Stop in Major's Life February 27, 2008 This article gives a brief description of the life of Alexander Majors and his role in the Pony Express. Includes images.

8. Pony Express Rides Again Pony Express Rides Again November 29, 2003 The Pony Express microbrewery of Olathe, Kansas, started in 1995 but closed in mid-2002. This article tells how TransCon AG, an agricultural cooperative with 150 members, purchased the company in May 2003....

9. Three Partners Sacrificed Fortunes and Names to Found Pony Express Three Partners Sacrificed Fortunes and Names to Found Pony Express April/3/1940 Illustration and article about the history of the Pony Express (upon its 80th anniversary), with descriptions of the members of the Russell, Majors & Waddell Freighting Company, including Kansas Citian...

10. Wornall, Majors Museums Join Forces Wornall, Majors Museums Join Forces December 15, 2010 Beginning January 1, 2011, the John Wornall House Museum and Alexander Majors Historic House and Museum will merge to become the Wornall-Majors House Museums. It is hoped that by sharing one executive...