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1. A Book Every Citizen Should See A Book Every Citizen Should See 1933 Printed letter to introduce the 1933 book "Results of County Planning, Jackson County, Missouri," to the public published by Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman. Truman writes of the advantages enjoyed by...

2. A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills. .. A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills. .. April//1922 Flying field on 1922 map of the Country Club District. Located at 67th Street between Belinder and Porter Roads (west of Belinder Road).

3. 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 Biographical sketch of Benjamin Rice, a farmer in Brooking Township of Jackson County and a former Santa Fe freighter of the 1840s-1850s. Born in North Carolina in 1822 and coming here in 1844 before engaging...

4. Along the Boone's Lick Road: Missouri's Contribution to Our First Transcontinental Route--U. S. Highway Along the Boone's Lick Road: Missouri's Contribution to Our First Transcontinental Route--U. S. Highway 40 1999 Description and maps regarding the history of Boone's Lick Road, or Boone's Lick Trail (from Saint Louis to Old Franklin, Missouri) in conjunction with Missouri's first public road laws and routes (including...

5. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Photos of the residences of Dr. J. Logan Jones (at McGee, Armour and Gillham Roads) and L. E. James (at 1008 Valentine Road).

6. Approval by Tastemark Panel Marks New Area in Dairy Products Approval by Tastemark Panel Marks New Area in Dairy Products 1950 Description of the Aines Dairy Company at 31st and Gillham Roads.

7. Arthur Guettel Arthur Guettel 1952 Photo and bio of Arthur Guettel, president of the Palace Clothing Company, born in Kansas City in 1896 at 3312 Paseo Boulevard, buying his clothing store in 1921 and moving it from 9th Street to the more...

8. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of James Ketner, president of the Plaza Bank of Commerce at Central and Alameda Roads in Kansas City. He was born in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1869 and came to Kansas City in 1894 as...

9. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 Short description of the plans for a university at 75th and State Line Roads, before the establishment of the University of Kansas City in the 1920s and 1930s.

10. City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots //1916 Photos and references to planned parks and residential areas, sidewalks, and roads, etc., with regard to conforming to the land.

11. Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] 1899 (1988 in second edition) Map of Missouri, showing battle sites and routes of the Civil War, as well as towns, roads, railroads, and other features, only on page 201 of the extended edition of the book.

12. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1927 Photo of "the old covered bridge, a land mark which spanned the principal streams on the old state roads of Missouri in the early days."

13. Elm Ridge Track Racing Events Elm Ridge Track Racing Events March 22, 1905 This booklet features the program of October 17, 1908 for 11 races, including ladies, motorcycle, and special challenge competitions held at Elm Ridge track in Kansas City. Features member roster and committees...

14. Following the Santa Fe Trail: A Guide for Modern Travelers Following the Santa Fe Trail: A Guide for Modern Travelers //1984 Building at Penn and Westport Roads built in 1850-1851. Bought in 1854 by Albert Boone, grandson of Daniel Boone.

15. From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City From the Bottom Up: The Story of the Irish in Kansas City 2000 Biographical information about Irish Catholic Father Bernard Donnelly, an influential figure in the foundation of Kansas City, starting in the 1840s, including cutting roads through the steep bluffs.

16. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photo of George Dodd, judge of the eastern district of Jackson County.

17. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photos of three Jackson County judges, C. E. Moss (western district judge), J. M. Patterson, and Geoge Dodd, "all strong advocates of good roads and safe bridges."

18. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photos of Judge J. M. Patterson, "presiding judge" of the Jackson County court, along with Judge C. E. Moss ("judge of the western district") and Judge George Dodd ("judge of the eastern district").

19. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges October//1908 Booklet filled with photos of Troost Avenue and Wornall Road south of 63rd Street and Blue Avenue or 15th Street, as well as other main arteries, illustrating the need for road maintenance.

20. Good Roads and Safe Bridges Good Roads and Safe Bridges 1908 Photo of a covered "bridge of ancient construction on main road between Independence and Buckner, over Little Blue river."