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1. A Great American: A Tribute to General John Joseph Pershing A Great American: A Tribute to General John Joseph Pershing 1942 Book (with numerous photos) about General John Joseph Pershing, or John Pershing, America's commanding general in France during World War I (appearing at the dedication of the World War I Liberty Memorial...

2. A History of Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventurers, etc., Relating A History of Pioneer Families of Missouri, with Numerous Sketches, Anecdotes, Adventurers, etc., Relating to Early Days in Missouri //1876 Description of the war "between rival organizations [organized for the purpose of breaking up a band of horse thieves and counterfeiters] in the two counties [Lincoln and Saint Charles, Missouri], beginning...

3. A Manual for the Observance of Special Days in Missouri Schools A Manual for the Observance of Special Days in Missouri Schools 1926? One paragraph of biography about General John Pershing, "Commander-in-Chief of American Forces in France" during World War I, born in 1860 "at Lacled, Missouri," and serving as a military leader "in the...

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Joseph Mercer, former Missouri state treasurer and Jackson County treasurer living in Independence. Born in Platte City, Missouri, in 1845 and serving in the Civil War before becoming...

5. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Walter Mefford, "a regular practitioner of medicine at Kansas City, Missouri," born in Kentucky in 1844 and coming to Kansas City around 1880 after service in the Civil War.

6. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Melville Hulse, "city marshal of Independence, Missouri," who was born in Jackson County, Missouri, in 1846 and started out as a freighter and wagon master with Peter Byram in Nebraska...

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. H. C. Morrison, "druggist, and a member of the upper council, Kansas City. Born in Maryland in 1843 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1870...

8. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Seth Ward, a pioneer real estate investor and former western trader of Westport. Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence in 1838 and operating as a trader on the Santa Fe Trail...

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Richard Steele, a retired "capitalist" of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1832 and raised on "the old homestead being located on the main road between Independence and Westport" near...

10. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Lambdin Irwin, or L. E. Irwin, "the efficient and reliable chief of police of Kansas City," born in Shelbyville, Missouri, in 1844 and serving as a Union officer in the Civil War before...

11. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of David Franklin Tatum, or David Tatum, "a farmer and stock-raiser of Sniabar township." Born in Sni-a-Bar Township in Jackson County, Missouri in 1842 and serving the Confederacy...

12. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of General Louis Henry Waters, or Louis Waters, a lawyer born in Kentucky in 1828 and coming to Kansas City around 1880 as a Union Civil War veteran and lawyer appointed as a district...

13. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Allison Ware, a farmer born in Ohio in 1839 and moving to Jackson County, Missouri in 1865 as a Union Civil War veteran.

14. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of John Moore, a farmer in Washington Township of Jackson County, born in Kentucky in 1830 and brought here by his parents in 1839. Description of his father William Moore (ca. 1757-1843),...

15. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of J. S. Whitsett, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1845 and serving the Confederacy during the Civil War.

16. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Newton Vaughn, a farmer born in Jackson County in 1845 and becoming a Santa Fe freighter during the Civil War.

17. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Stubbins Watts, "[t]he well known miller on Indian creek" in the South Kansas City village of Dallas, Missouri. Born in Saint Charles County, Missouri in 1838 as a son of Anthony...

18. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Joel Wells, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1855 and moving to Johnson County, Kansas in 1882. Description of his father, John Wells (1826-1893), a Santa Fe freighter...

19. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Frederick Esslinger, "the owner of fine vineyards" and "an improved wine garden" in Westport, born in Germany in 1818 and emigrating to the United States in 1850. Description of his career,...

20. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Wyley Wyatt, a farmer and Confederate veteran of Washington Township of Jackson County. Born in North Carolina in 1839 and raised in Jackson County, Missouri before moving to various...