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Abernathy Furniture Company
Illustration on page 60 of Abernathy Furniture Company at 1501-1525 West 9th Street.
Abernathy North & Orrison City Directory Entry
Illustrated catalog and price list for the Abernathy North & Orrison furniture store in the back of the 1876 Hoye's Kansas City Directory.
Abiel Leonard, Yankee Slaveholder, Eminent Jurist, and Passionate Unionist
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...
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,...
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...
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.
Biographical sketch of Adelbert Haines, or A. S. Haines, "General Produce Commission Merchant, 416 Delaware Street," opening his store in 1868 upon arriving in Kansas City, also running a dairy.
Description with photos and history of Admiral Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Highland to Grand Avenue, 1.05 miles long, acquired in 1900.
African American Schools
Schools, in particular Lincoln High School, were a source of pride and "instruments of community and racial formation in the 1920s and 1930s" amongst the African American community in Kansas City. This...
African Americans in Early Kansas City Theater
This book contains information concerning African Americans and their participation in early Kansas City theater and entertainment. Information includes performers names and where they played. See the...
African Americans in Politics
Passage in book describes early attempts to get African American candidates on the ballot. Theron B. Watkins' unsuccessful campaign for city alderman and L. Amasa Knox's campaign for the state legislature...
African Americans in the Local Meat Packing Industry
The role of African Americans in the local meat packing industry is discussed in Chapter 2 of the book. Describes the conditions under which they worked as well as labor union practices.
Two consecutive chapters of the book about Colonel Albert Boone and his dealings with the Indians and the federal government's escorts of Union soldiers in the early 1860s, including a discussion with...
Albert N. Doerschuk
Photo of Albert N. Doerschuk, noted Kansas City pharmacist and historian. Doerschuk's portrait is presented along with his fellow Westport Improvement Association executive committee members.
Photo and bio of Albert William Peet, or Albert Peet, "president and general manager of Peet Brothers Manufacturing Company." Born in Cleveland in 1871 and coming to Kansas City in 1872 with his parents...
Biographical sketch of Alden Millard, publisher of "the Millard Implement Directories of Kansas City, Omaha and St. Louis" starting in 1886 and "justice of the peace of Independence," Missouri, starting...
Biographical sketch of Alexander Bettis, vice-president of the Kansas City Power and Light Company since 1924, starting with the company in 1904, before that working for the Home Telephone Company. Description...
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