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Businesses -- Early
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...
Aboriginal America East of the Mississippi
Map, apparently taken from a book, showing locations in eastern U.S. of the following tribes: Abnaki, Pequot, Narraganset, Mohegan,Delaware (Lenni Lenape), Nanticoke, Pohawtan, Tuscarora, Woccon, Catawba,...
About Town: Poems Recall Her Life in Excelsior Springs
Biographical article about M. Deborah Ellett, "poetry editor for the City Inner & Outer Magazine which is devoted chiefly to minority affairs and success stories," growing up in Excelsior Springs, Missouri,...
Abraham Chrisman, Jr.
Biographical sketches of Abraham Chrisman, Jr., and his father, Abraham Chrisman, Sr., both farmers in Jackson County, Missouri. Description of the elder's move to Independence from Virginia as a pioneer...
Biographical sketch of Dr. Abraham McKenzie, "a successful practitioner of osteopathy." Born in Lewis County, Missouri, in 1860 and training at Kirksville, Missouri, before coming to Kansas City in 1899,...
Photo and bio of Abram Nave, a Saint Louis grocer with a branch business in Kansas City. Born in Tennessee in 1815 and emigrating to Saline County, Missouri in 1816 with his parents before starting a mercantile...
Abstract of Title, Dundee Place
Reproductions of the legal recordings of the plat of Dundee Place, located on the site of the old city fairgrounds.
Abuse and Murder on the Frontier: The Trials and Travels of Rebecca Hawkins: 1800-1860
This is an in-depth study of the life of Rebecca Hawkins who hired her neighbor Henry Garster to murder her husband Williamson. It covers such subjects as spousal abuse, legal procedures, slavery, and...
AC10 Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey Finding Aid
1925-1990 [Bulk: 1958-1989]
The Allan Gray Family Personal Papers of Alvin Ailey documents the personal and professional life of twentieth century American choreographer Alvin Ailey through Ailey’s correspondence, notebooks, book...
AC2 First Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid
The First Baptist Church Collection provides insight into the activities of First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Kansas, through meeting minutes, anniversary programs, and other items.
AC29 Dr. Carl M. Peterson Collection Finding Aid
The Dr. Carl M. Peterson Collection contains documents and photographs relating to the life and career of Dr. Carl M. Peterson and the founding and business activities of The Doctors Clinic, a private...
AC30 Forty Cords of Wood Manuscript Collection Finding Aid
The Forty Cords of Wood Manuscript Collection contains manuscript pages for Dr. John E. Perry’s autobiography Forty Cords of Wood: Memoirs of a Medical Doctor, published by Lincoln University in 1947....
AC32 Cox Family Collection Finding Aid
The Cox Family Collection contains documents, photographs, and other materials related to the lives, careers, and community activities of Henley L. Cox and his wife Mayme G. Cox Motley.
AC33 Warren (Armstrong) Jabali Collection Finding Aid
The Warren (Armstrong) Jabali Collection contains personal papers, photographs, and other materials related to the personal and professional accomplishments of American Basketball Association star Warren...
AC4 Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection Finding Aid
The Merrill Street Baptist Church Collection documents the activities of Merrill Street Baptist Church in Trenton, Missouri, through meeting minutes. The collection covers the period 1896-1964.
AC47 Felix H. Payne Collection Finding Aid
Felix H. Payne Collection
The Felix H. Payne Collection contains materials related to the business activities of the Kansas City American newspaper and personal papers of Felix H. Payne, Sr.
AC51 Burton Publishing Company Collection Finding Aid
The Burton Publishing Company Collection contains items related to an unpublished book titled "Negro Men, Women and Affairs of Greater Kansas City," compiled between 1914 and 1915.
AC53 Watkins Family Collection Finding Aid
The Watkins Family Collection includes documents, photographs, and artifacts related to Theron B. Watkins, Olivia Watkins Shaw, Bruce R. Watkins, and Watkins Bros. Funeral Home.
Action Before Westport, 1864
Paintings of battlefields and photos of generals and strategic houses.
Collection of the "gold mine of errors" in a book review about the Platte River Road with several mistaken references to pioneer Kansas City and Westport names and places, including the name of Westport...
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