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Park and Boulevard Sys...
Charlotte R White
Citizens Historical As...
Brush Creek Boulevard
Description with photos and history of Brush Creek Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Main Street to Benton Boulevard, 2.02 miles long, acquired in 1908-1911.
Brush Creek Parkway
Description with photos and history of Brush Creek Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from State Line Road and Ward Parkway to Cleveland Avenue, 3.63 miles long, acquired in 1916-1917.
1968 (first edition 1950)
Photo and bio of Bryce Smith (1878-1962), mayor of Kansas City from 1930 to 1938. Native of Indianapolis raised in Kansas City and joining his father's Smith Bakery before organizing his own Smith Great...
Photo and highlights of the sports career of Buck O'Neil, a former coach and player for the Kansas City Monarchs and member of the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Description of the 26.39-acre park acquired in 1891, between Saint John, Hardesty, and Brighton Avenue, and Budd Park Esplanade, with photos and history.
Budd Park Esplanade
Description with photos and history of Budd Park Esplanade, part of the park and boulevard system, from Van Brunt Boulevard to Hardesty Avenue, 0.37 miles long, acquired in 1913-1915.
Business Men's Bible Class
Brief history of the founding of the Business Men's Bible Class of the First Baptist Church of Kansas City, Mo., also referred to as the "World's Largest Men's Bible Class". The organization was established...
C. & J. F. Chiles Residence
Illustrations of the "the stock farm residence of C. & J. F. Chiles" in Jackson County and of "the property and residence of J. H. Cannon," called "Stony Point," in Sni-a-Bar Township of Jackson County,...
C. A. Brockett and CO.
Description of a business located at the foot of Sixth Street that offers well augers and rock drill services.
C. B. Hardin
Biographical sketch of Dr. C. B. Hardin, a physician born in Lafayette County, Missouri, in 1857 and coming to Kansas City about 1881.
C. E. Clark
Biographical sketch of Dr. C. E. Clark, a physician from Illinois arriving in Kansas City in 1887, a former professor at the Kansas City Medical College and in the 1890s the medical examiner for businesses...
C. Lester Hall
Biographical sketch of Dr. C. Lester Hall, a physician born in Arrow Rock, Missouri, in 1845 and serving in the Confederacy before coming to Kansas City in 1890 as a doctor.
C. M. Carter
Biographical sketch of Dr. C. M. Carter, "one of the ablest representatives of the medical profession in Kansas City," a native of Ohio moving to Kansas City in the late 19th century, accepting the chair...
C. M. Horner
Description of "Notions, Hosiery and Fancy Goods" store at 508 Delaware Street, owned by Charles M. Horner.
C. O. Cooper
Description of agricultural implements business located on 10th Street, between Mulberry and Hickory.
C. P. Broughton
Biographical sketch of C. P. Broughton, "a worthy representative of the agricultural interests of Jackson county," and "one of the extensive landowners of Prairie township."
C. W. Fairman
Description of a business at 546 and 548 Main Street carrying "stoves, tinware and house-furnishing goods." This busines was owned by C. W. Fairman and he manufactured his own tinware.
C. W. German
Biographical sketch of C. W. German, "attorney and counselor at law, of the firm of Meservey, Pierce & German," born in Canada in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in 1889 as a lawyer.
Photo (of the D. L. Thompson residence) and biographical sketch of Calvin Thompson (1818-1894), a farmer and grocer residing just east of Independence, Missouri born in Virginia. Also father of David Leslie...
Description of Camp Croghan, the "first military post in Kansas," also called Cantonment Martin, "established in 1818 when Kansas was an unknown portion of the Louisiana Territory" and "winter quarters...
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