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1. Zahner and Battell Hardware Zahner and Battell Hardware May 1886 Illustration and description of the business of the "Zahner & Battell, dealers in stoves, hardware and house furnishings, 940 Main Street."

2. Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo.: Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans. Wright's New Map and Guide for Kansas City, Mo.: Kansas City and Wyandotte, Kans. //1882 Map with information on businesses in early Kansas City.

3. Wilson McLean Real Estate Company Wilson McLean Real Estate Company May 1886 Entry describing the business of the "Wilson, McLean & Co., real estate, money, insurance, investors of capital. First mortgage real estate, township, school district and municipal bonds bought and sold....

4. Whittemore Paper Products Whittemore Paper Products May 1886 Entry describing the business of the "J. R. & J. L. Whittemore, dealers in books, commercial stationery, wall papers, window shades, etc., no. 115 West Ninth Street."

5. Westport, Missouri--during Heyday Westport, Missouri--during Heyday November//1966 Article about the prominent citizens and businesses in Westport during its "heyday" of the 1850s and 1860s, including Alexander Majors, Albert G. Boone, Allen Ward, Finess Ewing, Ed Price, and several...

6. Westport Square Westport Square September//1974 Map, photo, and article about the "new Westport Square Development in the Westport district," intended as a commercial area preserving at least part of the old Westport's historical flavor. Also a detailed...

7. Westport Businesses City Directory Entry Westport Businesses City Directory Entry 1887 Listings of Westport businesses in the Kansas City directory, from architects to wine gardens.

8. Westport and the Santa Fe Trade Westport and the Santa Fe Trade 1906 Article (written by a well-known Westport trader starting in 1847 born in Virginia in 1823) about the relationship of Westport, Missouri to the Santa Fe trade in the 1800s. General discussion as well as...

9. Western Auto, Kansas City City Centennial: Partners in Progress. .. Western Auto, Kansas City City Centennial: Partners in Progress. .. 1950 History of the Western Auto Supply Company in Kansas City, starting in about 1908 "as a small mail order house."

10. Weber Engine Company City Directory Entry Weber Engine Company City Directory Entry 1892 Entry for the Weber engine business at 405 Southwest Boulevard, under the heading of George J. Weber.

11. Weber Engine Company City Directory Entry Weber Engine Company City Directory Entry 1953 Entry for the Weber engine business, under the heading of George J. Weber.

12. W. K. Palmer Company W. K. Palmer Company 1911, ca. [M]echanical, electrical and civil engineering firm specializing in sewer works, lighting systems, and water works.

13. W. H. Lockwood W. H. Lockwood May 1886 Wholesale dealer in hay and feed, corner of Thirteenth and Mulberry Street.

14. W. D. Oldham City Directory Entry W. D. Oldham City Directory Entry 1867-1868 Listing of the residence W. D. Oldham (of the Wilhite & Oldham business) on High Street between 2nd Street and 3rd Street.

15. Up Front: Success in Spades Up Front: Success in Spades October 1985 Photo and history of Goldblatt, H. Tool Company, a construction company established in 1885, later specializing in tools with famous catalogs.

16. United Chemical Company United Chemical Company 1950 History with photo of the United Chemical Company, started in 1913 at 13th and Main Streets before moving into the former Pacific Hotel at 401-403 Delaware Street.

17. Two Original Letters from Early-Day Westerners--D. A. Grant Presents Story of Forty-niner's Voyage around Two Original Letters from Early-Day Westerners--D. A. Grant Presents Story of Forty-niner's Voyage around Cape Horn, and an 1840 View of Independence, Missouri June//1951 Reprint of a letter from Allen Ward in Independence in 1840, describing schools and business conditions of the time, including Overton's Flour Mill, a lumber mill, and a possible wool mill trading locally...

18. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 26 pages of description and pictures of all around the city.

19. Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City January/1/1900 Portraits and brief biographies of 47 leading manufacturing executives, including J. J. Heim, or Joseph Heim.

20. Travels in Search of the Elephant: The Wanderings of A. S. Waugh, Artist, in Louisiana, Missouri, and Travels in Search of the Elephant: The Wanderings of A. S. Waugh, Artist, in Louisiana, Missouri, and Santa Fe, in 1845 and 1846 1951 Descriptions of Independence, many of its people and businesses, and unusual and notable characters in 1845-1846.