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Businesses -- Early
Chouteau Family Genealogy
Genealogical information about the Chouteau family of Kansas City and Missouri, including a family tree, according to the local history index card, taken from the book "Creoles of St. Louis."
Book reviews of works by Dorothy Heiderstadt, a Kansas City librarian writing about American history and prominent American historical figures.
Lincoln High School
Collection including Lincoln High School Record Book from 1889 to 1907.
Book reviews of works by Will Henry, winner of Western book awards from the 1950s to the 1970s, born as Henry W. Allen in Jackson County about 1912.
Noland House Hotel
Folder contains book excerpts and paper, etc., with references to and descriptions of the Noland House hotel in Independence, built around 1840 on the Independence Square by Smallwood Noland, also known...
Official absentee ballot : general election, November 2, 1982, Kansas City, Missouri.
Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd
Included in the file is a section from an unnamed magazine or book relating the story of Pretty Boy Floyd's supposed role in the Kansas City Massacre at the Union Station in 1933, also called the Union...
File containing a photocopy of a pamphlet or book excerpt advertising the amenities of the Aberdeen Hotel (with photos of exterior and interior scenes) at 514 East 9th Street, adjoining the Kansas City...
G. B. Buster
File containing a photo and article about G. B. Buster, winner of the 1954 Pageant Press book contest for his book "Brighter Sun," based on his grandfather's life as a slave. Buster was also a retired...
J. C. Egelhoff
Boot and shoe store at 716 Main Street, established in 1863.
Gladstone Boulevard, at Scarritt Point
Postcard of Gladstone Boulevard, at Scarritt Point
Photos, illustrations, and information on Richard Rhodes, a writer of fiction and non-fiction on various subjects (including the culture of the Kansas City area). Born in 1937 and raised in Kansas City...
Allan Saint John
Photo and bio of Allan Saint John or Allan St. John, "candidate for Assessor of Jackson County." Born in Lathrop, Missouri about 1869 and establishing the Minden Monitor and Sheldon Enterprise newspapers...
Jacob Rieger And Company Liquors
City directory entries: (1) first entry in 1899 as Rieger, Jacob & Co., liquors, 1527 Genesee; (2) 1900 as Rieger, J. & Co., wholesale liquors, 1527 Genesee; (3) 1917 as Rieger, J. & Co., wholesale and...
Pearl Haley Patrick
Photo and multiple articles about Pearl Haley Patrick, or Pearl Patrick, writer of her first book ("O'po of the Omaha" about Indians) at the age of 74 with residence at 4147 Clark Avenue in Westport. Also...
Review of the 1953 book "Automobile History Scrapbook No. 2" by Wilbur Phillips.
''We Are Not Yet Conquered
Novel of Courage by Independence Woman
File containing a book review of "It Came to Pass" by Olive Webster Roberts, or Olive Roberts, a local novelist.
Kansas City Monarchs Baseball Team
Includes copy of relevant excerpts from the book Only the Ball Was White by Robert Peterson (Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, Prentice-Hall, Inc., c1970).
KCResources, page 4
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