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1. E. S. W. Drought E. S. W. Drought February 25, 1905 Portrait and biographical sketch of E. S. W. Drought, "contractor and builder" in Wyandotte County, Kansas, born in Montreal, Canada, in 1843, and moving to various parts of the United States until arriving...

2. Early Years of the Railroad in Kansas Early Years of the Railroad in Kansas 2004 Chapter of book detailing the impact of railroad on the development of cities and towns in Kansas. Of particular interest is the chapter's early section depicting the competition between towns in eastern...

3. F. Richard Weber F. Richard Weber 1935 Biographical sketch of F. Richard Weber, a lawyer since 1921 born in Kansas City in 1895. Description of his father, Frederick Weber, Sr., a wagonmaker emigrating from Germany to Saint Louis in 1847 and...

4. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Description of the origins and early history of Kansas City, Kansas, including its West Bottoms, Quindaro, Wyandotte, and Armourdale portions, with "importance as a manufacturing city. ..exceed[ing] even...

5. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Mention and biographical sketch of "James Findley[Findlay] of Westport," a clerk at the Delaware Crossing of the Kansas River at Wyandotte, Kansas, in 1858 and "an Indian Trader" with the Delaware and...

6. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and biographical description of Mary Tenney Gray, or Mary Gray (1833-1904), "[r]ecognized nationally as the mother of the Woman's Club Movement," a native of Pennsylvania arriving in Wyandotte, Kansas,...

7. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Descriptions of the early Wyandotte County, Kansas, town of Wyandotte, also known as Wyandotte City or Wyandotte Town, a rival of the town of Quindaro for Santa Fe trade upon its 1850s official founding....

8. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Photo and bio of Hiram Northrup, a prominent banker in Wyandotte, Kansas and one of the first bankers of Kansas City, Missouri. Born in New York in 1818 and coming to Kansas City in 1844 as an Indian trader...

9. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas //1883 Portrait and biographical sketch of W. P. Overton, "wholesale and retail dealer in anthracite, Blossburg and soft coal" in Wyandotte County, Kansas. Born in Alabama in 1826 and brought up in Jackson County,...

10. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas //1883 Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. Henry Miner, a surgeon in Shawnee County, Kansas. Description of his life and career, born in New York in 1842 and moving to Hiawatha, Kansas in 1871, then Topeka...

11. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Joseph Mason (1837-1892), "principal of the Central school of Wyandotte in 1888 and so continued until his death." Native of New Hampshire coming to Kansas City, Kansas, (then Wyandotte,...

12. Lipman Meyer Lipman Meyer April 18, 1905 Description of Lipman Meyer as an early real estate developer (traveling back and forth from Cincinnati) of the town of Wyandotte, Kansas at the age of 27 in 1857. Description of his western mercantile...

13. Mathew Brady: Historian with a Camera Mathew Brady: Historian with a Camera 1955 Photos of Kansas City and the steamboat "Mary McDonald" at Wyandotte, Kansas, just after the Civil War, taken by early photographer Mathew Brady (ca. 1824-1894), with photos of him starting with photograph...

14. Roderick May Roderick May 1896 Biographical sketch of Roderick May, "proprietor of the only cooperage works in Independence, Missouri," born in Scotland in 1850 and emigrating to Wyandotte, Kansas, about 1880 before moving to Independence...

15. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Captain Preston Roberts, a railroad promoter and banker and former Santa Fe trader in Independence. Born in Ohio in 1825 and moving to Independence, Missouri in 1858 before working...

16. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Sylvester Tunnicliff Smith, or Sylvester Smith, "auditor of the Kansas Pacific Railroad." Born in Buffalo in 1840 and moving to Kansas in 1858 and then Wyandotte, Kansas in 1861....

17. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Photo and bio of Hiram Milton Northrup, or Hiram Northrup, a banker in Wyandotte, Kansas. Born in New York in 1818 and coming to Kansas City in 1844 as an Indian trader before co-founding "[i]n 1857 the...