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1. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biography of Edgar Snow (1905-1972), a journalist, diplomat, and author of books and articles about China, starting in the late 1920s, born and raised in Kansas City.

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 Frank Snow, "captain of police in Kansas City." Born in New York in 1844 and coing to Kansas city in 1881 as "patrolman in the police department" with residence at 2904 Holmes Street....

3. Pioneer Plows & Steel Rails: Outriders of Civilization in the Valley of the Solomon Pioneer Plows & Steel Rails: Outriders of Civilization in the Valley of the Solomon 1961 Description of the blizzard of 1886, severe enough to kill "hundreds of head of livestock" in the Kansas City area by burying them in snow and temperatures as low as 28 degrees below zero.

4. Pioneering in the Plains: Journey to Mexico in 1848--The Overland Trip to California Pioneering in the Plains: Journey to Mexico in 1848--The Overland Trip to California 1924 Letters between the McCoy brothers mentioning the weather conditions in 1838 and 1841, winters alternately covered with snow and warmer with very little precipitation.

5. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Forrest Snow, manager of the Saint Louis branch of the Capewell Horse Nail Company, born in Ohio in 1850.