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141. Historic Sites in Mormon History at Richmond, Missouri Historic Sites in Mormon History at Richmond, Missouri February-July 2005 A series of articles and plat maps of important sites in Mormon history in Richmond, Missouri including the David Whitmer Home, Richmond jail, a list of Mormon prisoners in Richmond, and biographical information...

142. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 A short account of the inception, purposes and activities of the organization.

143. Overview of Kansas City, Missouri Overview of Kansas City, Missouri 2007 A short summary of Kansas City, Missouri, written by Lawrence H. Larsen that has a bibliiography of sources for further reading. The book's index lists several references to Kansas City including mention...

144. Bennett Bridge Game Murder Bennett Bridge Game Murder 2007 A short synopsis of the murder of John Bennett by his wife Myrtle after a game of bridge on September 29, 1929.

145. The Fur Trade The Fur Trade 2007 A short, concise history is given of the fur trade and the fur trappers themselves starting with the French and ending with the decline of beaver pelts for use in the hat trade. Includes Lewis and Clark,...

146. Union Station Massacre Union Station Massacre 2002 A short, detailed account of the Union Station Massacre on June 17, 1933, with photos from the private library of Hugh Chase, police department historian.

147. Kansas City, Warts and All Kansas City, Warts and All February//1975 A study of people-watching and how city spaces are used by people on the street in Downtown and Midtown areas.

148. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas taught art at Lincoln High School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1923-1925. Painted murals in Fisk University Library, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1938.

149. SC15-6 Abiel Leonard and Odon Guitar Papers Finding Aid SC15-6 Abiel Leonard and Odon Guitar Papers Finding Aid 1809-1959 (bulk 1850-1890) Abiel Leonard (1797-1863) was a schoolteacher, lawyer, landowner, and politician who lived in Missouri during the early years of statehood. He served in the Missouri state legislature in 1834 and was appointed...

150. Historical Overview of the Asian Peoples Historical Overview of the Asian Peoples //1976 About 30 Filipinos in Kansas City by 1924 to attend colleges and escape political and economic turmoil in their homeland.

151. Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra Coon-Sanders Novelty Orchestra April 1923 According to Edmiston's book, this view of the group was taken at the Newman Theater in Kansas City, Missouri. "Band's skit to accompany Charlie Chaplin's film "The Pilgrim". The garb and Chaplinesque...

152. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1900 According to the local history index card, a photo of the residence at 3712 Summit Street, the center photo on the left. View of Summit Street and the "Home built for the owners of Roanoke. For sale at...

153. Grasshopper Plague in Lawrence, Kansas Grasshopper Plague in Lawrence, Kansas March 22, 1905 Account of experiences with the 1874-1875 grasshopper or locust plague in Lawrence, Kansas, utilizing resourcefulness to manage a good crop in 1875 after encouraging the insects to leave.

154. Shelby and His Men: Or the War in the West Shelby and His Men: Or the War in the West //1867 Account of the Battle of Westport by the author, one of Confederate General Joseph Shelby's soldiers for the Confederates.

155. Travels through the Two Louisianas and among the Savage Nations of the Missouri Travels through the Two Louisianas and among the Savage Nations of the Missouri //1810 Account of travels and dealings by Frenchman Perrin du Lac in Indian lands sparsely populated in 1802, land later called Kansas City.

156. Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department 1893 Action photos of the building-climbing section of the fire department.

157. Kansas City, Its Resources, and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times Kansas City, Its Resources, and Their Development: A Souvenir of the Kansas City Times 1890 Ad for Kansas City architect Asa Beebe Cross, specializing in "Depots, Court Houses, Hotels, School Houses, Public Buildings, etc.," with office at 16 West Missouri Avenue.

158. H. H. Fox Construction Company H. H. Fox Construction Company 1950 Ad for the H. H. Fox Construction Company, with illustration of the school of law building of their construction.

159. Jaccard Jewelry Advertisement Jaccard Jewelry Advertisement March 7, 1905 Ad for the jewelry company at 1034 Main Street with an illustration of the "official Souvenir Spoon of Kansas City, Missouri."

160. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Ad for the music store with large photo of the building at 1010-1016 Grand Avenue.