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1. America's Historic Stockyards: Livestock Hotels America's Historic Stockyards: Livestock Hotels 2005 This book looks at the history of U.S. stockyards. Kansas City is included in chapter 8. The text is well-documented with footnotes, a bibliography, glossary, and index.

2. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of J. M. Biddle, since 1920 engaged in the insurance business, starting work "in the cattle dept. of Armour & Co., meat packers," later owning his own cattle business, then a partner...

3. CowParade Kansas City CowParade Kansas City 2001 Book contains color photographs of the over 200 decorated fiber glass cows that were on display in the Kansas City area in 2001. It also includes a timeline and a short history of the story of cattle in...

4. Elliott Richardson Elliott Richardson March 2, 1905 Portrait and biographical sketch of Elliott Eaton Richardson, or Elliott Richardson, "treasurer and secretary of the Kansas City Stock Yards Company." Born in Buffalo in 1847 and coming to Kansas City...

5. Eugene Rust Eugene Rust 1912 Photo and bio of Eugene Rust, general manager of the Kansas City Stock Yards Company and vice-president of the American Royal Live Stock Show. Born in Maine in 1857 and coming to Kansas City around the...

6. George Collett George Collett 1924 Photo and bio of George Collett, president of the Kansas City Stock Yards Company since 1918 and involved in the Stockyards since his arrival in Kansas City in 1913. He was born in Michigan in 1872 and...

7. George Collett George Collett April 13, 1905 Photo and bio of George Collett, "president of the Kansas City Stock Yards," born in 1872 in Michigan, starting in the railroad and telegraph businesses before engaging in the management of stockyards...

8. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 History of the Stockyards starting in 1871 with photos.

9. Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest //1874 Illustration of "Plankinton & Armours [sic] Packing Establishment, Kansas City, Mo." Also portrait of the author, Joseph McCoy, "the pioneer western cattle shipper," inside the book's front cover.

10. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of a "bird's eye view of the Kansas City Stock Yards, looking north," from 1874, including in the background the packing plant.

11. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photos of Quality Hill from the Stockyards and from 11th and Pennsylvania Avenues.

12. John Calvin McCoy, Jr. John Calvin McCoy, Jr. 1908 Photo and bio of John Calvin McCoy, Jr., or John McCoy, Jr. (1853-1905), former "president of the Stock Yards Exchange," commission merchant at the Kansas City Stockyards, and son of John Calvin McCoy,...

13. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Entry for the Dillingham & Hudson livestock commission merchants with offices at the Exchange Building at the Stockyards.

14. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Description of the Jacob Dold & Son beef and pork packing business at 9th and Liberty Streets.

15. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Entry for the Fish & Keck Company livestock commission merchants at the Live Stock Exchange Building.

16. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Illustration of the Stockyards with a train on page 50, and on page 56, illustration and text about the horse and mule market at 12th and Bell Streets, managed by F. E. Short & Company.

17. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Entry describing the business of Irwin Allen & Company, "[l]ive stock commission merchants, 1 and 2, Live Stock Exchange Building," established in 1874.

18. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Entry about the James H. Campbell & Company live stock commission merchants "identified with the Union Stock Yards, Chicago, Ill."

19. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance //May Description of the business of Offutt & Elmore, "[l]ive stock commission merchants, room 14, Exchange Building, Kansas City Stock Yards."

20. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Livestock brokers at the Live Stock Exchange Building at the Stockyards.