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1. Missouri Business Firms Missouri Business Firms File contains a list of Missouri firms in business for over 100 years in 1970, including several in Kansas City, Weston (only McCormick Distillery since 1844), and Saint Joseph, etc.

2. Telegraph Telegraph File contains a paper from the Western Union Telegraph Company detailing the early history of transcontinental telegraph lines, including the first in 1861 and events related to their development, from...

3. Western Union Western Union File containing papers on the history of the Western Union Telegraph Company, taking the place of the Pony Express in the western Missouri area in 1861.