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1. August Meyer August Meyer 1908 Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...

2. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Drury Underwood (1833-1890), a brick manufacturer, former building contractor of Kansas City, and "organizer of the Kansas City Gun Club." Native of Saint Louis, Missouri coming...

3. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpt from Monette's "history of the Mississippi Valley," describing the dress of pioneers in the "colonial days" of Saint Louis, including "boatmen, voyageurs, and coueurs des bois."

4. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Description of Saint Louis and Saint Genevieve's first descriptions in print, in a book by a British officer, Captain Philip Pitman, in 1770, from his observations in 1767 on a voyage along the Mississippi...

5. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Description of the visit to Saint Louis in 1825 by the "Duke of Saxe-Weimar," "one of the earliest European travelers to visit" the city, excerpting his descriptions of the place.

6. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpted description of Saint Louis from Edmund Flagg's 1838 book, "The Far West."

7. The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons The Building of St. Louis: From Many Points of View by Notable Persons 1908 Excerpted notes from the observations of 1842 Saint Louis by the famous British novelist, Charles Dickens, referred to as the "master of description," with comments on the Planter's House hotel, the old...