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261. A Sketch of My Life Written for My Children and a Buffalo Hunt in Nebraska in 1871 A Sketch of My Life Written for My Children and a Buffalo Hunt in Nebraska in 1871 1927 Autobiographical booklet by Charles Fessenden Morse, or Charles Morse, a real estate and railroad businessman in Kansas City in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Photos and description of his life and career,...

262. A Story of the Development of the Parks and Recreation Department Published on the Occasion of Its Diamond A Story of the Development of the Parks and Recreation Department Published on the Occasion of Its Diamond Jubilee: 1892-1967 1967 Listing of the various parks in the city in 1967 with photos, history, and descriptions.

263. A Study of the Money Problem A Study of the Money Problem January/10/1953 File containing a book review of "The Prosperity Problem," dealing with international economics, by Joseph Sutton of Kansas City.

264. A Thrilling Record: Founded on Facts and Observations Obtained during Ten Days' Experience with Col. A Thrilling Record: Founded on Facts and Observations Obtained during Ten Days' Experience with Col. Wm. T. Anderson, the Notorious Guerrilla Chieftain //1868 Booklet about the guerrilla warfare activities of William T. "Bloody Bill" Anderson, or Bloody Bill Anderson, during the Civil War, including the massacre at Centralia, Missouri, from "the lips of a participant,...

265. A Tip of Our Beaver to You, Kansas City A Tip of Our Beaver to You, Kansas City 1950 History of the local oil and heating company dealing also with Mobil Oil products, since 1916.

266. A Treasury of American Song A Treasury of American Song 1943 Song lyrics to the "Ballad of Jesse James" by Billy Gashade in an excerpt from a 1943 book not in this library.

267. A University's Phenomenal Growth Attests to the Vitality of the Community A University's Phenomenal Growth Attests to the Vitality of the Community 1950 Photos and description of Clarence Decker, college president of the University of Kansas City (later the University of Missouri-Kansas City). Description of the university's growth since its opening in...

268. A Whole Lot of Entertainment Is Coming to Town A Whole Lot of Entertainment Is Coming to Town February//1975 Ad with illustration and photo for the never-built but nevertheless real estate award-winning Riverfront Village, a "shopping and recreational" center on the river front area.

269. A Widower Bucks Life on a Farm A Widower Bucks Life on a Farm December/2/1950 Book review of "The Home Place," a novel by Fred Gipson set in Kansas City and Texas.

270. A WPA Road Tour A WPA Road Tour April 1, 2006 Author travels Tour Six in the Missouri WPA Guide, driving U.S. Highway 60 from Charleston to Neosho. Article includes facts and information about Missouris WPA American Guide tour book (page 26).

271. A Young Kansas City Institution Writes One of America's Outstanding Success Stories: Locke Stove Co. A Young Kansas City Institution Writes One of America's Outstanding Success Stories: Locke Stove Co. .. 1950 Photo and text of the space heater manufacturing company founded in 1940.

272. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Fall 2005 Portrait of and biographical article about Aaron Douglas, known by some as "the father of black American art." Douglas was born in Topeka, Kansas, in 1899, studied art at the University of Kansas, and...

273. 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.

274. Aberdeen Hotel Aberdeen Hotel 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...

275. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1878 Brief history of "the furniture establishment of Abernathy, North & Orrison" of Kansas City started in about 1868 at 549-551 Main Street, surviving the panic of 1873 and becoming a "successful and promising...

276. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1900 Illustration on page 60 of Abernathy Furniture Company at 1501-1525 West 9th Street.

277. Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry 1876 Illustrated catalog and price list for the Abernathy North & Orrison furniture store in the back of the 1876 Hoye's Kansas City Directory.

278. Abiel Leonard, Yankee Slaveholder, Eminent Jurist, and Passionate Unionist Abiel Leonard, Yankee Slaveholder, Eminent Jurist, and Passionate Unionist 2002 Chapters in the book focus on Leonard's ancestry and early life, his duel with Taylor Berry, his politics, family life, slave holding, lawyer and judgeship responsibilities, federal politics, and the Civil...

279. Abner Moyer Abner Moyer 1882 Biographical sketch of Abner Moyer (1821-1878), a farmer and former tanner in Linn County, Missouri. Description of his life and career as a native of Virginia moving to Missouri in 1843 as a teacher,...

280. Abolitionist Movement Abolitionist Movement 1963 Section about the abolitionist movement in Missouri and Kansas, especially the so-called "Underground Railroad," a system for secretly transporting slaves to freedom, starting in the 1840s and featuring...