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141. William Ahern William Ahern 1908 Biography of Irish construction contractor William Ahern, of William J. Ahern & Son, with a photo of his son and business partner, John J. Ahern. Description of his various building projects, including...

142. William Adams William Adams 1896 Biography of William Adams, "one of the prominent and influential citizens of Jackson county," as an "important factor in public affairs" and "agricultural interests" through county road improvement during...

143. William Abernathy William Abernathy March 23, 1905 Photo and biography of William Martin Abernathy (1860-1908), a military leader involved in the Spanish-American War and with the Abernathy Furniture Company in Kansas City.

144. William A. Hall William A. Hall 1878 Biographical information about William A. Hall

145. William A. Bovard Jr. William A. Bovard Jr. 1962 Article in the book by William A. Bovard, Jr., a Kansas City architect and the son of William A. Bovard, Sr., owner of the William Bovard Building Moving and Raising company. Photos and descriptions of...

146. William (Bloody Bill) Anderson William (Bloody Bill) Anderson 1882 Portrait and description of William Anderson, or Bloody Bill Anderson as a member of William Quantrill's guerrillas at the Centralia Massacre before being killed "in attempting to cross the Missouri near...

147. Willard Winner Willard Winner March 2, 1905 Photo and bio of Willard Winner, a real estate and railroad developer. Born in Iowa in 1849 and coming to Kansas City in 1863 as a merchant before entering the real estate business about 1880, engaged...

148. Willard Winner Willard Winner 1902 Photo and bio of Willard Winner, a railroad and real estate developer of Kansas City as "president of the Industrial Development Company." Born in Iowa in 1849 and raised in Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas...

149. Willard Hyatt Willard Hyatt March 22, 1905 Portrait and biographical sketch of Willard Hyatt, a merchant and realtor in Kansas City, native to New York and coming to Kansas city about 1877. Description of his later career as a real estate developer...

150. Willard Bross Willard Bross April 21, 1905 Biographical sketch of Willard Bross, vice-president of the Sinclair Coal Company, at 1012 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in 1875 in Nebraska, arriving in Kansas City in 1914 with the Midland Coal Company,...

151. Will Henry Will Henry 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.

152. Wiliam Bent Wiliam Bent June 20, 1905 Photo (of William Bent) and entry about the Bent brothers and their fur trading operations partially under Bent, St. Vrain & Company, the "[l]argest United States business firm in the Southwest." Descriptions...

153. Wiley Cox Wiley Cox March 20, 1905 Biographical sketch of Wiley Cox, president of the Kansas City State Bank at 812 Delaware Street, born in Mississippi in 1848 and starting in the banking business in Springfield, Missouri, arriving in...

154. Wilderness Kingdom--Indian Life in the Rocky Mountains, 1840-1847: The Journal & Paintings of Nicolas Wilderness Kingdom--Indian Life in the Rocky Mountains, 1840-1847: The Journal & Paintings of Nicolas Point, S. J. May 20, 1905 Illustrations (copies of his paintings) and descriptions of the Kansas City and Westport areas by Father Nicolas Point (1799-1868), pioneer Catholic (Jesuit) missionary of Kansas City. Depictions of the...

155. Wild Bill Hickok: King of the Gun-Fighters Wild Bill Hickok: King of the Gun-Fighters 1943 Booklet about the life of Wild Bill Hickok, describing experiences in the Old West and Kansas City, published by Haldeman-Julius, based in Girard, Kansas.

156. Wilbur Phillips Wilbur Phillips Review of the 1953 book "Automobile History Scrapbook No. 2" by Wilbur Phillips.

157. Wilbur H. Dunn Park Wilbur H. Dunn Park 1995 Description of the 9.23-acre park acquired in 1937, between Meyer and Paseo Boulevards on two sides, and 68th Street, with photos, drawing, and history.

158. Wilbert Vaults Have Exclusive Sealing Method Wilbert Vaults Have Exclusive Sealing Method 1950 History and illustration for the "K. C. Wilbert Vault Co.," a manufacturer since 1933 of burial vaults with hermetic concrete seals.

159. Widows' and Orphans' Home Society Widows' and Orphans' Home Society 1888 Information about the society established on August 11, 1866 and incorporated in 1867 under the name The Widows' and Orphans' Home Society of Missouri.

160. Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist Why They Kill: The Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist 1999 Discussion in the book about both Perry Smith and Dick Hickock who murdered the Clutter Family in Holcomb, Kansas.