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1. Adult Education Night Classes Adult Education Night Classes File containing information (several brochures from the 1960s) on the evening high school education programs for adults held at Westport High School (315 East 39th Street), Central High School (3221 Indiana...

2. Albert Gallatin Boone Albert Gallatin Boone Information about Albert Gallatin Boone, or Albert Boone (1806-1884), the grandson of Daniel Boone and leader in the Santa Fe outfitting trade after 1849 in Westport. Photos, illustrations, and descriptions...

3. Albert Gallatin Boone Albert Gallatin Boone Photos of Albert Gallatin Boone, or Albert Boone, grandson of pioneer Daniel Boone and operator of Boone's Trading Post in mid-19th century Westport.

4. Albert Wachsmann Albert Wachsmann Information on Albert Wachsmann (ca. 1834-1883), son-in-law of Jim Bridger in Westport, including photocopies of a funeral notice, widow's claim for pension (for Virginia Bridger Wachsmann-Hahn, or Virginia...

5. Allen School Allen School Information including a photocopy of the original survey map for the Allen School from the Westport Historical Society.

6. Apartments on Armour Boulevard Apartments on Armour Boulevard File contains articles about different apartments found on Armour Boulevard, such as Westport Central, Windermere, Armour Park, New Bern East Apartments.

7. Battle of Mine Creek and Battle of Westport Battle of Mine Creek and Battle of Westport File contains a copy of a letter written by Kansas militiamen regarding the Battle of Mine Creek in Kansas and the Battle of Westport, from November 1864.

8. Battle of Westport Proposed Memorial Park Battle of Westport Proposed Memorial Park

9. Boone's Trading Post Boone's Trading Post File contains information about the Ewing-Boone building, or Boone's Trading Post, disputed over as the oldest extant building in Westport. Photos, illustrations, and description of its history, built...

10. Branches of the Kansas City Public Library Branches of the Kansas City Public Library Photos, illustrations, and information on the various branch libraries of the Kansas City Public Library system (and their murals, etc.), including the Westport Branch Library, the East Branch Library...

11. Brazier Family Genealogy Brazier Family Genealogy Information on the interrelated Brazier family, Purdom family, and Waskey family of pioneer Westport. Photos, illustrations, maps, and information on prominent family members such as Catherine Brazier...

12. Bridger-Chouteau Building Bridger-Chouteau Building Photos, illustrations, and information on the Bridger-Chouteau building at Pennsylvania and Westport Roads, built in the (probably the early) 1850s and possibly the oldest extant building in Westport or...

13. Calvary Baptist Church Calvary Baptist Church

14. Captain Joseph Parks House Captain Joseph Parks House File containing a photocopy of a pamphlet about the house (pictured) of Captain Joseph Parks (1794-1859), built in 1845 just west of the state line near the Shawnee Indian Mission and torn down in 1905....

15. Charles Bent Charles Bent Information about Charles Bent (1798-1847), part owner of Bent's Fort in Kansas Territory and native of Saint Louis, murdered at his home in Taos while serving as governor of New Mexico. Also a brother...

16. Daniel Yoacham Daniel Yoacham Information on Daniel Yoacham (dying in 1846), an early settler and tavern keeper of Westport, Missouri in the 1830s-1840s, and owner of a very old Santa Fe Trail shade tree (ca. 1644-1957) between Central...

17. Dr. Benoist Troost Dr. Benoist Troost Information on Dr. Benoist Troost (1786-1859), the first physician in Kansas City (or one of the first without a medical degree). Native of Belgium emigrating to Westport in 1847 and building the first...

18. Father Pierre-Jean DeSmet Father Pierre-Jean DeSmet Information about Father Pierre-Jean DeSmet, (1801-1873), a Belgian emigrant to America in 1821, known as "Chief Black Robe" of the Jesuits. Illustrations and description of his missionary career, arriving...

19. Frederick E. Hill Frederick E. Hill Information on Frederick Elmer Hill (~1860-1929), an architect born in Minnesota and starting out in New York City before coming to Kansas City in 1885, designing several local structures, including Convention...

20. Harris House Hotel Harris House Hotel