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George Fuller Green
George W Martin
C J Patterson
Civil War Scrapbooks
Information on the Civil War, mostly newspaper clippings, with general information on Roll 20 and chronology on Rolls 18-20.
Information on the chronology of Kansas City Call citations about the Lloyd Gaines desegregation case from 1936 to 1939 in the Missouri State Supreme Court and United States Supreme Court. It is in regard...
Kansas City's Annexed Areas
Maps, illustrations, and information on the history of the geographical growth of Kansas City and its various city annexations and surrounding suburbs, etc., back to its beginnings. Related information...
Epperson house chronology presumably from newspapers: September 6, 1942: Epperson house given by J. J. Lynn in memory of original owners, Mr. & Mrs. U. S. Epperson for naval cadet dorm and later university...
Kansas City Chronology
Photos, illustrations, and information on the Bridger-Chouteau building at Pennsylvania and Westport Roads, built in the (probably the early) 1850s and possibly the oldest extant building in Westport or...
Missouri State Capitols
The following is a chronology of Missouri state capitols: (1) 1804 Saint Louis as the commandant's headquarters for the Provence of Louisiana, (2) 1812 Saint Louis as temporary capital of the Territory...
Campbell's Gazetteer of Missouri
Diagram or chart depicting the steady increase in the population of the state of Missouri in proportion to the other United States, growing from 23rd largest in 1820 to 5th in 1870.
The Governors of Kansas [and] Governor Andrew H. Reeder
Chronology of the governors of Kansas and a biographical article about Andrew Reeder (1807-1864), "the first Governor of Kansas Territory" from 1854 to 1855, when replaced by Daniel Woodson.
SC7 Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...
Louis O. Honig Scrapbooks Finding Aid
1855-1951 (bulk 1937-1950)
Three scrapbooks compiled by Honig that has newspaper clippings, photos, etc., and information on Westport, Kansas City, and places in the state of Missouri. Louis Honig was the author of "Westport: Gateway...
Souvenir of Kansas City and Her Fire Department
Overall description of Kansas City starting with an early chronological history.
The Genesis of a State's Metropolis
Article about the history of Kansas City, Kansas with chronology of its settlement since the 1840s by the Wyandotte Indians and whites, incorporation of its sections (Wyandotte, Quindaro, Rosedale, and...
Missions among the Kansas Indians: Right Reverend John B. Miege, S. J., First Catholic Bishop of Kansas
Photos, illustrations, map, and extensive article on the history of Indian missions in Kansas, with chronology, descriptions, and depictions of prominent missions, missionaries (Bishop John Miege, Reverend...
First White Children Born in Kansas
Chronology of the first white children born in Kansas, starting in 1828 and including the first white child born at the Methodist Shawnee Indian mission in 1830, "Susanna Adams Dillon," or Susannah Yoacham...
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908
Chronological list and map of public school openings in the Kansas City School District, the first being Central High School on September 17, 1867.
Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909
Annotated chronology of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from prehistoric Indian eras to 1909, covering its many political changes in ownership (Spain, France, England, etc.).
Chronological history of Kansas, arranged by days of the month.
Historical Landmarks, Trails & Monuments in and around Kansas City, Missouri
Map of historical landmarks in the Kansas City area.
An Illustrated Historical Map of the City of Kansas
Title continues: "Official name of Kansas City, Mo. 1853-89." Outline map showing counties, some waterways, roads, and trails, with text and drawings illustrating historical events. Includes a chronology...
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