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1. Centenary History of Kansas City Churches Centenary History of Kansas City Churches 1928 Church located at 43rd and Roanoke Road, built in the 1880s, but with a congregation organized soon after the Civil War. Clipping from the Kansas City Journal-Post, April 1927-March 1930.

2. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of J. R. Battenfeld, the president of the Battenfeld Grease & Oil Corporation at 3148 Roanoke Road in Kansas City, starting work in Kansas City in 1911 "as branch manager for the Stevens...

3. George Muehlebach George Muehlebach 1908 Photo and bio of George Edward Muehlebach, Sr., or George Muehlebach, Sr. (1833-1905) and biographical sketch of his son, George Muehlebach, Jr. Description of the father as a native of Switzerland emigrating...

4. Hash! Stories of Old Westport Hash! Stories of Old Westport 1933 Descriptions of wine gardens in the Westport area in the late 1800s, all in the Roanoke and Valentine residential districts west of Broadway, including that of "Fred Esslinger" at 39th and Roanoke Roads...

5. Henry Massman Henry Massman May 5, 1905 Photo and bio of Henry Massman, president of the Massman Construction Company and a native of Quincy, Illinois, coming to Kansas City as an infant with his father, a bricklayer. Description of his career,...

6. History of Howard and Cooper Counties, Missouri History of Howard and Cooper Counties, Missouri //1883 Consecutive biographical entries for brothers Captain John Bagby, a lawyer, and Dr. R. J. Bagby, a physician and druggist. Description of Captain Bagby's military career in the Mexican and Civil Wars and...

7. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of Joseph Denny, realtor with Graham & Denny. He was born in Roanoke, Missouri, in 1859, became a teacher there before moving to Kansas City in 1881 and entering the real...

8. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1900 According to the local history index card, a photo of the residence at 3712 Summit Street, the center photo on the left. View of Summit Street and the "Home built for the owners of Roanoke. For sale at...

9. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1900 Photo of the D. P. Thomson residence (according to the local history index card the center photo on the left), a "home built for the owners of Roanoke."

10. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1900 Photo of the "home built for the owners of Roanoke, for sale at cost to them," at 3712 Summit Road.

11. Inter-State Fairgrounds Inter-State Fairgrounds April 16, 1905 One paragraph about the Kansas City Inter-State Fairgrounds of the 1880s and its racetrack for horse racing and other features. Description of its location "[o]n the west side [of Hyde Park]" in "the beautiful...

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Charles Nearing, a lawyer (and former law school classmate of Theodore Roosevelt) born in New York in 1857 and coming to Kansas City in 1884, with residence at the corner of Thirty-sixth...

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Kienzle, "secretary of and Kansas City manager for the American Sash & Door Company" at 16th and Bellefontaine Avenues, born in Iowa in 1866 and coming to Kansas City about...

14. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Biographical sketch of James Wade, "commissioner of recreation since 1926" for "the welfare department of Kansas City with residence at 3926 Mercier Avenue. Born in Schuyler County, Missouri in 1866 and...

15. Pardon Rickey Pardon Rickey March 22, 1905 Biographical sketch of Pardon Rickey, "general auditor for the Long-Bell interests at Kansas City." Born in Iowa in 1872 and coming to Kansas City in 1905 with plans "to erect a residence" on Roanoke Boulevard....

16. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Photo of "two houses at 3207-11 Harrison Boulevard, designed and built by C. E. Shepard" (presumably Clarence, not Charles Shepard). Also description of Shepard's architectural business with offices in...

17. Roanoke Park Roanoke Park 1995 Description of the 36.25-acre park acquired in 1901-1923, between 35th, Summit, Valentine, and Wyoming Streets, with photos and history.

18. Roanoke Parkway Roanoke Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Roanoke Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to 43rd Street, 0.97 miles long, acquired in 1917.

19. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920 Brief description and photo of the park.

20. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of B. Thompson Whipple, a realtor born in Pennsylvania in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1875 as a banker and "promoter and platter of the addition called Roanok [sic]" (the Roanoke...