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201. Where the West Begins: America's Plains & Prairies Where the West Begins: America's Plains & Prairies 1995 Photos of a Plaza fountain and tower, along with some description of the Plaza's place in Kansas City's history.

202. When M. J. Payne Was Mayor: Old Book Found That Recalls Early Days in Kansas City When M. J. Payne Was Mayor: Old Book Found That Recalls Early Days in Kansas City 1898 Portrait and biographical article in a Kansas City newspaper (untitled) about Milton Payne (1829-1900), 6-time mayor of Kansas City starting in 1856. Description of the discovery of a book listing "city...

203. When in Rome When in Rome Summer 2000 Article with photograph of exterior view of Evanscourt, a classically designed home by J. All Evans, "an eccentric Olathe haberdasher and broker who married Jessie Amy Pickering, the daughter of prominent...

204. When Golf Came to Kansas City When Golf Came to Kansas City //1986 Book on the history of golf in Kansas City (written by Kenneth Krakauer, a former president of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce), with numerous photos and information about prominent local golfers and...

205. What's the Matter with Kansas What's the Matter with Kansas August/15/1896 File containing a photocopy of a reprint of an essay by William Allen White entitled "What's the Matter with Kansas" about the problems with the Populist movement in Kansas and Populism as a national political...

206. What I Saw of Order Number Eleven What I Saw of Order Number Eleven 1882 Fictionalized account of events surrounding Order Number 11 by a "humble farmer" living in Cass County.

207. What I Saw of Order No. 11 What I Saw of Order No. 11 February 1967 Article with detailed reminiscences of Martin Rice, a Jackson County resident and vocal opponent of Order Number 11 during its execution in 1863. Description of many of the arrests and murders of Missouri...

208. What Do You Say to That? What Do You Say to That? //1988 Book with illustrations and extensive information about the author's (Walt Bodine) upbringing and radio show career in his native Kansas City, with chapters on past mayors, the Manual Training School,...

209. Westward with Dragoons: The Journal of William Clark on His Expedition to Establish Fort Osage, August Westward with Dragoons: The Journal of William Clark on His Expedition to Establish Fort Osage, August 25 to September 22, 1808 1937 Autobiographical sketch of George Champlin Sibley, or George Sibley (1782-1863), chief factor or head of Fort Osage in Jackson County from its opening in 1808 to its closing in 1822. Native of Massachusetts...

210. Westward America Westward America 1942 Reproduction of a painting of early Kansas City or Westport Landing, depicting early settlers on horses and in covered wagons and on a steamboat.

211. Westvue Westvue 2008 Description and history of the Charles C. Peters house in Kansas City called Westvue "because it borders the Kansas state line to the west. But more than likely, the name referred to the view of the expansive...

212. Westport: Gateway to the Early West Westport: Gateway to the Early West 1950 One paragraph about the establishment of the first post office in the Westport area in 1832 with Dr. Johnston Lykins as postmaster and the first in Westport proper in 1834, with John C. McCoy as postmaster....

213. Westport: Gateway to the Early West Westport: Gateway to the Early West 1950 Chapter of the book about the families of early Westport and the first white child born in Westport, Nellie McCoy, daughter of John C. McCoy and later married to William W. Harris, with illustrations.

214. Westport: Gateway to the Early West Westport: Gateway to the Early West 1950 Description of the incorporation of Westport in 1857 and its annexation into the city of Kansas City, Missouri, in 1897.

215. Westport: Gateway to the Early West Westport: Gateway to the Early West 1949 Rough draft or manuscript version of the book "Westport: Gateway to the Early West" written in 1949 by author Louis Honig (born in 1887), with photos, maps, illustrations, and information on Westport history....

216. Westport: 1812-1912 Westport: 1812-1912 1912 Photo and description of Colonel Alexander Doniphan, and his role in recruiting and leading several Missourians and Kansas Citians in the Mexican War.

217. Westport: 1812-1912 Westport: 1812-1912 1912 Drawing of the "old Yoacham tavern, Westport Ave. and Mill Street."

218. Westport: 1812-1912 Westport: 1812-1912 1912 Story of Colonel Doniphan's military expedition and conquests at the outset of the Mexican War in 1846.

219. Westport: 1812-1912 Westport: 1812-1912 1912 Unnumbered chapter of the book about steamboating during "Westport's golden age of the Santa Fe Trail," from the first, the "John Hancock," in 1832, to the 1860s, listing and describing several steamboats....

220. Westport: 1812--1912 Westport: 1812--1912 1912 Portrait and biographical sketch of Colonel Upton Hays (1832-1864), or Upton Hayes, a Westport businessman and Confederate officer killed in the Civil War in the Kansas City area.