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61. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 History describing the development of the manufacturing industry in Kansas City to 1901.

62. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Overview of early manufacturers in Kansas City.

63. Ex-Slave Was a Success in Early Independence Ex-Slave Was a Success in Early Independence February 23, 1986 Biographical article with photo about Hiram Young (1815-1882), a wagon-maker and ex-slave in 19th century Independence, Missouri. Young is described as "one of the richest men in Jackson County" by 1860...

64. F. Y. I.: First Family Business F. Y. I.: First Family Business July//1991 Short description of the centennial of the family business dealing with "glassware, china, and other passenger service items" for "commercial airlines worldwide," established in 1891 by Sylvester Hoagland...

65. Fairbanks, Morse & Co. Founded Local Branch 1889 Fairbanks, Morse & Co. Founded Local Branch 1889 1950 Entry describing the Fairbanks, Morse & Company farm implement and machinery maker at 1300 Liberty Street, with such products as conveyors, elevators, and windmills.

66. Fels Distilling Company Fels Distilling Company 1915 Fels Distilling Company located at 415-417 Delaware.

67. First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue March 9, 1931 Article tracing the history of the packing industry in the city mainly from 1859, when J. L. Mitchener, the first, opened, to 1871, when the Stockyards opened and four large packing houses had been firmly...

68. Forty Years of Dependable Service by Centropolis Transfer Co. Forty Years of Dependable Service by Centropolis Transfer Co. 1950 History of the Centropolis Transfer Company, a heavy-moving and steel erection business at 7012 Truman Road starting in 1901.

69. G. B. Rhodes Real Estate and Investment Company G. B. Rhodes Real Estate and Investment Company 1911, ca. Information on the commercial and residential real estate company located in the Sharp Building.

70. G. R. Roxbury & Co. G. R. Roxbury & Co. May 1886 Short description of the store dealing in "boots and shoes, 1010 Main Street," established in 1878.

71. George B. Peck Dry Goods George B. Peck Dry Goods 1905 Photo of the Peck Dry Goods store building.

72. George B. Peck Dry Goods Company George B. Peck Dry Goods Company September 12, 1970 The George B. Peck Dry Goods Company, 1044 Main Street (later known as Peck's) was formerly the Doggett Store Company, owned by John Doggett, who opened his first store in Kansas City in 1866. George B....

73. Grave Finally Marked: Zenas Leonard, Trailblazer, Given Marker at Sibley Grave Finally Marked: Zenas Leonard, Trailblazer, Given Marker at Sibley April//1976 Photo and article about the new grave marker for Zenas Leonard (1809-1857), an Indian trader and "village storekeeper" in Sibley, Missouri, and his wife Isabel Harrelson Leonard, or Isabel Leonard (1825-1851)....

74. Great Industrial Progress Great Industrial Progress November/16/1915 Report on the condition of various sectors of the city's economy, especially new industrial businesses and city transportation.

75. Great Industrial Progress Shown by the Report of the Industrial Commissioner Great Industrial Progress Shown by the Report of the Industrial Commissioner October/31/1916 Review of new businesses and industries and conventions.

76. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 1905 Illustration of the Jones Dry Goods Company at 12th and Main Streets.

77. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Ad with photo for the Western Electric Company at 611 Wyandotte Street, dealing in "electrical machines and supplies."

78. Gregory Bros. & Peck Gregory Bros. & Peck circa 1914 Description of Gregory Brothers and Peck, "the largest growers, planters and owners of Texas Orange Orchards, whose local offices in charge of Geo. B. Peck, are located in the Commerce Building, suite...

79. Gregory, Son & Co.'s Semi-Monthly Price Current and Business Directory Gregory, Son & Co.'s Semi-Monthly Price Current and Business Directory 1885 Huge catalog of wholesale grocery business at 3rd and Main Streets.

80. Grub-Stake Oil Association Grub-Stake Oil Association 1913-1925 City directory listings: 1917: First entry (Grub-Stake Oil Association, Robert S. Stone, president; J. W. Wright, vice-president; Freeman P. Cornish, secretary-treasurer, 413 Bonfile Building, 1003 Walnut)....