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Glass Negative, Color
Gary L Cheatham
Autumn Colors on The Paseo
View of trees at 38th and Paseo.
House from the Southeast, in Autumn
1008 Valentine Road, Residence of Dr. Don Carlos Guffey, Physician
Stephenson's Apple Farm Restaurant
Postcard of Stephenson's Apple Farm Restaurant
KCResources, page 109
Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Co., The
Advertising card for The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. showing autumn scene with colored leaves. One of a set of four cards (each one a season). Back of card lists branch houses and their addresses...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Biographical sketch of Reverend John Emerson Roberts, or John Roberts, "minister of All Souls church of Kansas City." Born in Ohio in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1881 as pastor of "the First Baptist...
Electric Park: Kansas City's Coney Island 1900-1925
A 45-page paper on the history of Electric Park with the information arranged chronologically. Chapter 9, "Souvenirs," contains a listing of known postcards of Electric Park. Includes copies of maps and...
Biography of William Gillis (circa 1797-1869), Indian Trader and Kansas City Town Founder
Biography of Sid J. Hare (1860-1938) and S. Herbert Hare (?-1960), Landscape Architects
A Footnote to the Pottawatomie Massacre, 1856
Five pro-slavery settlers were killed at the Pottawatomie Massacre, May 24, 1856. They were: James P. Doyle and his two sons William and Drury, Allen Wilkinson and William Sherman. Allen Wilkinson was...
Price's Raid and the Battle of Mine Creek
Three cavalry raids into Missouri were made by Confederate forces in 1863. The fourth raid was led by Sterling Price and was authorized on August 4, 1864. "Sterling Price was the ranking Missourian in...
Letters of Allen T. Ward, 1842-1852: From the Shawnee and Kaw (Methodist) Missions
Biographical article about the letters from 1842 to 1851 of Allen T. Ward, or Allen Ward (1806-1862), with portraits of himself and family members and a picture of the east building of the Shawnee Methodist...
A Look at Early Lawrence: Letters From Robert Gaston Elliott
Robert Gaston Elliott came to Lawrence, Kansas Territory in 1854 and established the Kansas Free State newspaper which was opposed to the introduction of slavery into the territory. He was born in Union...
The Pottawatomies and Alcohol: An Illustration of the Illegal Trade
Article looks into the effect of alcohol on the Plains Indians, especially the Pottawatamie tribe. The Rev. Isaac McCoy, Baptist missionary, proposed a religious reform program to combat the alcohol problem....
The Baptists, The Methodists, and the Shawnees
Subtitled "Conflicting Cultures in Indian Territory, 1833-1834". Article traces the conflicts that arose with the introduction of Christianity to the Shawnee Indians and their integration into American...
The Contested Will of William Gillis: Insights into Life in the Early Kansas City Region
Biographical article about the life and legacy of William Gillis, early Kansas City trader and real estate owner, and the settlement of his will starting in 1870.
Centropolis: Boom Town on the Blue River
History of the Centropolis industrial district along the Blue River between Kansas City and Independence, with photos and maps, describing both the real industrial and residential developments there and...
Kansas City Biography: Charles E. Whittaker
Article about the life of Kansas City lawyer and later United States Supreme Court Justice Charles E. Whittaker and the 1998 new federal courthouse named for him at 9th and Locust Streets, with photos....
Death of Margaret Landis Former member of UCHS
Obituary for author Margaret Landis, excerpted from the Kansas City Star. March 27, 2002.
Pioneer Settlers Find New Resting Place in Bryant Cemetery
Brief description of Bryant Cemetery in Cass County, west of Belton.
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