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181. Chouteaus and Fur Trade Chouteaus and Fur Trade 1943 Short description of the Chouteaus' fur trade dominance on the Missouri River in the late 1700s, leading to their agreement with the Spanish government to build Fort Carondelet for exclusive trading rights...

182. City Art Rooms City Art Rooms May 1886 Description of the City Art Rooms art supply business at 815 Main Street.

183. City Limits Map City Limits Map 1938 Map showing extensions of the city limits from the original 1853 size to 1909.

184. City Union Mission City Union Mission 1968 One page history of the City Union Mission, founded in 1924 by Reverend David B. Bulkey at 545 Main Street, the first of several locations Downtown in Kansas City. Description of the organization's "work...

185. Civil War in Missouri Civil War in Missouri 2004 This chapter discusses the subject of the Civil War as it was experienced in the state of Missouri. It includes information on: the Camp Jackson affair, preparation for war, Missouri State Militia, Wilson's...

186. Clara A. Reyes Clara A. Reyes 2002 This book contains one page personal accounts of the lives of numerous women from the Kansas City metro area, as well as their photograph. Includes Clara A. Reyes, owner and founder of "Dos Mundos" Hispanic...

187. Clarence Gould Clarence Gould 1925 Photo and bio of Clarence Gould, "secretary and buyer of the Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company, one of the largest manufacturers of biscuit and confections in the world," born in Marshall, Missouri, starting...

188. Cliff Drive Cliff Drive 1995 Description with photos and history of Cliff Drive, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gladstone Boulevard to the western edge of Kessler Park, 6.5 miles long, acquired in 1906-1931.

189. Clifford Jenkins Clifford Jenkins 1938 Biographical sketch of Clifford Jenkins, secretary and treasurer of the Jenkins Music Company at 1217 Walnut Street, born in Illinois in 1869 as the son of John W. Jenkins, raised in Kansas City, and joining...

190. Colonel Arthur Goebel Colonel Arthur Goebel 1999 Photo and description of Colonel Arthur Goebel, winning pilot of a 1927 competition "to fly the 2,439 miles from San Francisco to Hawaii," establishing about 1929 "a flying school at 101 West 12th in Kansas...

191. Colonel Charles Comstock Colonel Charles Comstock 1878 Biographical sketch of Colonel Charles Comstock, a native of New York, moving to Milwaukee and then in 1857 to Albany, Missouri, becoming a Union officer in the Civil War and afterwards vice president...

192. Colonel J. L. Abernathy Colonel J. L. Abernathy 1908 Biography of Colonel J. L. Abernathy (1833-1902), moving to Kansas City in 1870 after establishing a furniture store in Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1855, and before that a dry goods store in Rushville, Indiana....

193. Colonel Robert Van Horn Colonel Robert Van Horn 1999 Biography of prominent Kansas Citian Robert Thompson Van Horn (1824-1916), the owner of the Kansas City Journal newspaper starting in 1854, "staunch business and railroad promoter," Civil War officer for...

194. Colonel Robert Van Horn Colonel Robert Van Horn 1911 Biographical sketch of Colonel Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), a mayor, newspaper editor, national representative, and Union officer of Kansas City born in Pennsylvania. Mention of his wife, Adela H. Cooley...

195. Colonel Robert Van Horn Colonel Robert Van Horn 1888 Photo and bio of Colonel Robert Thompson Van Horn, or Robert Van Horn, a national representative and former mayor of Kansas City. Born in Pennsylvania in 1824 and coming to Kansas City in 1855 as owner...

196. Columbus Square Columbus Square 1995 Description of the 4.01-acre park acquired in 1909, between Charlotte, Missouri, Pacific, and Holmes Streets, with photos, history and drawing.

197. Comique Theater City Directory Entry Comique Theater City Directory Entry 1878 Entry for the "Theatre Comique, V. Love, propr., Walnut, ne. cor. 4th."

198. Comique Theater City Directory Entry Comique Theater City Directory Entry 1883 Entry for the "Theatre Comique, Walnut, ne. cor. 4th."

199. Congregation of Saint Joseph of Carondelet Congregation of Saint Joseph of Carondelet 1923 Bibliography lists all sorts of Catholic and other religious records.

200. Conover Brothers Conover Brothers 1879 Description of "Music Dealers" at 613 Main Street, established ca. 1870 by brothers George H. and J[ames?] F. Conover.