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1. A Short History History of the American Royal A Short History History of the American Royal October//1968 Photo and brief history of the American Royal "livestock and horse shows" started annually in Kansas City in 1899 as the National Hereford Show and named after "the British Agricultural Royal in England"...

2. Big Fire Loss in 1914 Big Fire Loss in 1914 March 9, 1931 On the night of Friday, November 6, 1914, a portion of the native division of the stock yards was destroyed by fire. About 16 acres of pens and five scale houses were burned with an estimated damage of...

3. Cattle Industry Cattle Industry History of the cattle industry in Kansas City from its beginnings with trails and railroads and stockyards, etc., including record cattle runs.First permanent establishment of cattle trade in 1867 followed...

4. Cattle Marketing in the American Southwest: The Rise of the Kansas City Commission Merchant in the 19th Cattle Marketing in the American Southwest: The Rise of the Kansas City Commission Merchant in the 19th Century Summer//1995 Historical overview of the rise of the Kansas City commission merchant in the 19th century.

5. Chaos and Conspiracy: The Kansas City Livestock Trade, 1886-1892 Chaos and Conspiracy: The Kansas City Livestock Trade, 1886-1892 Summer//1992 Early history of the Stockyards and the cattle men and conflicts in its regulation from 1886 to 1892.

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. Funds Impounded in Kansas City Stockyards Case Awarded to Commission Men--Appeal Planned Funds Impounded in Kansas City Stockyards Case Awarded to Commission Men--Appeal Planned May/4/1940 Announcement of a legal decision "by the Federal Court in Kansas City," awarding $500,000 to "the commission men of the Kansas City Stockyards."

9. 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.

10. Half Century on Kansas City Yards--From River Bottom Swamps to World's Second Market Half Century on Kansas City Yards--From River Bottom Swamps to World's Second Market March/9/1931 History of the Stockyards from 1882, highlighting 12 business men active in the Stockyards since that time.

11. Here's the Beef Here's the Beef June//1996 Photos, map, and article about the faded image of Kansas City as "the quintessential cow town" but lingering power of the city's barbecue cooking and restaurants.

12. History of the Kansas City Stock Yards. History of the Kansas City Stock Yards. May-June 1914 This article provides a brief history of the stock yards from the time of their founding. The editor cites the source as a manuscript compiled from "old timers".

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 Entry for the Fish & Keck Company livestock commission merchants at the Live Stock Exchange Building.

15. 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."

16. 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."

17. Kansas City Stock Yards Kansas City Stock Yards February//1899 Essay about the Stockyards with photos of horses and cattle with the caption, "some blooded Scotch highlanders."

18. Kansas City's Live Stock Industry Kansas City's Live Stock Industry June//1908 Description of the industry's prominence in Kansas City's economy. Discussion of operations and finances in the live stock industry.

19. Kansas City: An American Story Kansas City: An American Story 1999 Chapter of the book about the mutual growth of Kansas City and its livestock industry, including the Stockyards, meat packing companies, railroads, and the like and all located in the West Bottoms, with...

20. KC's Animal Health Corridor Lands Bullseye KC’s Animal Health Corridor Lands Bullseye May 2013 A 2006 study showed that “the area between the cities of Manhattan, Kan., Columbia, Mo. and St. Joseph, Mo. has the world’s largest concentration of animal health industry assets.” Known as the KC...