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1. Abram Nave Abram Nave 1878 Photo and bio of Abram Nave, a Saint Louis grocer with a branch business in Kansas City. Born in Tennessee in 1815 and emigrating to Saline County, Missouri in 1816 with his parents before starting a mercantile...

2. An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo. An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo. //1877 Biographical sketch of Dr. Galen Bishop and his "residence and academy of medicine" in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Description of his move to Saint Joseph in 1865 in Buchanan County, Missouri, after having...

3. Antoine Robidoux Antoine Robidoux 1997 Biographical chapter about Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), a Southwestern fur trader and early settler of Saint Joseph, Missouri. He was a native of Florissant, Missouri (a suburb of Saint Louis, Missouri)...

4. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Oliver Mosman, a lawyer in the Bryant Building, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1870 and coming to Kansas City about 1896.

5. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Frank Moss, or Francis Moss, president of the American Sash & Door Company at 16th and Bellefontaine Streets. Born in Wisconsin in 1863 and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1892...

6. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), prominent political boss of Kansas City, succeeding his older brother James's political organization. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and coming to...

7. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of William Maxwell Wyeth, or William Wyeth, a "manufacturer and capitalist" of Saint Joseph born in Pennsylvania in 1832 and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri about 1860 as a hardware merchant...

8. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Henry Ramey, "eminent as a lawyer and jurist." Born in Mississippi in 1844 and serving the Confederacy before moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1868 and becoming prosecuting attorney...

9. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Winslow Judson (1845-1890), "lawyer and promoter of great enterprises" in Saint Joseph, born in New York and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1867 as a lawyer, becoming a promoter...

10. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of James McCord, a wholesale grocer born in Virginia in 1826 and moving to Missouri in 1835, to Savannah, Missouri in 1849, and then to Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1857 with a Kansas City branch...

11. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Antoine Robidoux (1794-1860), an "Indian trader" and brother of fellow trader Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868). Native of Saint Louis starting out as a fur trader about 1816 on General Atkinson's...

12. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Dr. John Sublett Logan, or John Logan, "physician and scientist," born in Kentucky in 1836 and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1857 as a doctor.

13. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Portrait and biographical sketch of Henry R. W. Hartwig, or Henry Hartwig, "retired capitalist, soldier and politician," born in Prussia, Germany, in 1837 and emigrating to Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1858,...

14. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Milton Tootle (1823-1887), a dry goods merchant born in Ohio and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri in the early 1840s before establishing a branch store in Kansas City in about the 1850s....

15. George Belt George Belt 1878 Biographical sketch of George Belt, a prominent general businessman and city and county official in Weston, Missouri, in Platte County, starting in 1840, as well as in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

16. How Many Miles from St. Jo? The Log of Sterling B. F. Clark, a Forty-niner How Many Miles from St. Jo? The Log of Sterling B. F. Clark, a Forty-niner 1929 Booklet about the trip by 49er Sterling B. F. Clark from Saint Joseph to California with "a brief autobiography of James Phelan, 1819-1892, pioneer merchant.

17. John Felt, Architect John Felt, Architect 1906 Biographical sketch of John Felt, president of the J. H. Felt & Company, architects, of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Felt was born in Indiana in 1867 and starting work as an architect in his hometown before...

18. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of William Reed, "vice president for the Gate City Bank." Born in Indiana about 1865 and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri as a banker in 1881 before coming to Kansas City in 1906.

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of T. H. Beekman, a cashier with the American National Bank and founder of the Boston & Kansas City Cattle Loan Company and the Beekman Lumber Company, arriving in Kansas City starting...

20. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. 1935 Bound, fold-out map of the Pony Express trail in 1860, from Saint Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, with illustrations.