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361. American Sewing Machine American Sewing Machine 1879 Description of business at 1026 Main Street carrying sewing machines billed as the only machine of its kind. It had "a self-setting needle" and "self-threading shuttle."

362. Americana: The Bloody Curtain Rises Americana: The Bloody Curtain Rises June/12/1954 Illustration and book review of "Bleeding Kansas" by Alice Nichols, "the story of the conflict between Northerners and Southerners for possession of Kansas between 1854 and 1857," reviewed by Kenneth Davis,...

363. Americans Discover the Sons of Columbus Americans Discover the Sons of Columbus 1978 Chapter of book discusses "missions" to immigrants including The Rev. J. B. Bisceglia's Italian Institute and Central Chapel and those at Holy Rosary parish.

364. Among the Best Ever to Play the Game Among the Best Ever to Play the Game April 5, 2011 Article profiles the accomplishments of baseball player Wilber "Bullet" Rogan and a new book about him by baseball historian Phil Dixon titled "Wilber 'Bullet' Rogan and the Kansas City Monarchs." Dixon...

365. An Address to the Public, Vindicating a Work of Art Illustrative of the Federal Military Policy in Missouri An Address to the Public, Vindicating a Work of Art Illustrative of the Federal Military Policy in Missouri during the Late Civil War //1871 Booklet written by the artist George Caleb Bingham, defending his famous painting of "Order No. 11," explaining its depictions of atrocities brought on by the unfair military treatment of displaced Missouri...

366. An Artist in America An Artist in America 1937 Autobiographical book about the life of Missouri artist Thomas Hart Benton, spending most of his productive years in Kansas City, with several illustrations.

367. An Educational Guide to Historic Missouri Town 1855: A Restoration Area at Lake Jacomo, Fleming Park, An Educational Guide to Historic Missouri Town 1855: A Restoration Area at Lake Jacomo, Fleming Park, Jackson County, Missouri //1977 Booklet "prepared for the use of elementary school teachers who are planning to bring their classes to visit the restored area of Missouri Town [1855]," with map, illustrations, and descriptions of period...

368. An Illustrated Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo. An Illustrated Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo. //1877 Biographical sketch of J. M. Havron, a farmer in Jackson County starting in 1868, born in Tennessee and starting out as a Mississippi River boat freighter.

369. An Illustrated Historic Atlas of Boone County, Missouri. .. An Illustrated Historic Atlas of Boone County, Missouri. .. //1875 Book of several maps with some photographs and illustrations of various scales and views of Boone County, Missouri, especially of sites along railroads.

370. An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo. An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo. //1877 Illustration of the Independence residence of and biographical sketch of Joseph Mercer, Jackson County treasurer and former Missouri state treasurer, born in Platte City in 1845.

371. An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo. An Illustrated Historical Atlas Map of Jackson County, Mo. //1877 Biographical sketch of Dr. Galen Bishop and his "residence and academy of medicine" in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Description of his move to Saint Joseph in 1865 in Buchanan County, Missouri, after having...

372. An Inspiring Storyteller An Inspiring Storyteller October 8, 2011 Obituary and tribute for Kathleen Lee Tuohey, a local historian and author. Tuohey spearheaded a 20-year project to restore the old Pitcher Cemetery in eastern Jackson County and identify grave markers...

373. An Interview With Frank Hernandez An Interview With Frank Hernandez 1977-05-19 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 19, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed contents list....

374. An Interview With Henry Warren Sewing An Interview With Henry Warren Sewing 1976-04-12 Interviewer: Ella Pruitt. Interview recorded April 12, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound disc; digital; $ 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

375. An Interview With Robert Farnsworth An Interview With Robert Farnsworth 1976-02-06 Interviewer: Milton Smith. Interview recorded February 6, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide...

376. An Interview With Severiano Alonzo An Interview With Severiano Alonzo 1980 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded August 8, 1980. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape;1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents....

377. An Unfinished History of the Withers Family An Unfinished History of the Withers Family 1932 Biographical description of John Calvin McCoy as "an enterprising able man" in early Kansas City.

378. Andrew Chiles Andrew Chiles 1896 Biographical sketch of Andrew Chiles, a wealthy farmer in Prairie Township of Jackson County from Pennsylvania, moving to Michigan and Illinois before coming to Missouri after the Civil War and becoming...

379. Andrew Drips Andrew Drips December//1970 Biographical sketch of Andrew Drips (~1790-1860), reprinted from a book entitled "The Rocky Mountain Journals of William Marshall Anderson," describing his life and career. He was born in Pennsylvania...

380. Andrew Drips Park Andrew Drips Park 1995 Description of the 0.16-acre park acquired in 1882, between Belleview, 16th, and Jarboe Streets, with photo, drawing, and history as being the first city park.