Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 9 item(s) for: "Pony express" russell, majors and waddell freighting company
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Type
Magazine Article (6)
Biography (1)
Book (1)
Newspaper Article (1)

Creator
David a White (1)
E S Forest (1)
G H Andrews (1)
Jeff Gordon (1)
Jennifer Keith Mixson (1)
Show more...

Date
2007 (1)
August/4/1970 (1)
January 2005 (1)
June 221905 (1)
May-june//1981 (1)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder 2007

2. 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...

3. Last Wagons to Santa Fe Last Wagons to Santa Fe November//1967 Map, illustrations, and article about the western freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell "transporting freight over the Santa Fe Trail between Kansas City and Santa Fe, co-founded by its leader,...

4. Overland Mail Carriers Overland Mail Carriers June 22, 1905 Chapters of the book about the overland mail services from Saint Joseph to the Far West in the late 1850s to early 1860s, carried out by the Pony Express of Russell, Majors & Waddell, and by the Central...

5. Perserverence and Preservation: The Alexander Majors Home Perserverence and Preservation: The Alexander Majors Home May-June//1984 Article describing the restored house that served as the firm responsible for the Pony Express--Russell, Majors & Waddell.

6. Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express May-June//1981 Article about the James Gang and Pony Express historical memorabilia in Saint Joseph, Missouri, at the Patee House Museum and the Pony Express Stables, with information about Frank and Jesse James, William...

7. The American Pony Express, en Route from the Missouri River to San Francisco The American Pony Express, en Route from the Missouri River to San Francisco October/12/1861 File containing a large illustration and short article about the Pony Express, its dangers from Indians, and the Russell, Majors & Waddell Freighting Company.

8. The House That Never Gave Up The House That Never Gave Up January 2005 Article describes the historical importance of the Alexander Majors House at 83rd and State Line, as well as the crusade for its preservation on the part of Louisa Johnston, Majors' great-granddaughter....

9. The Pony Express Rides Again The Pony Express Rides Again Winter//1959 Photos, illustrations, tables, map, reprinted newspaper columns, and article about the Pony Express freighting operation from Saint Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California in 1860, run by the Russell,...