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George Fuller Green
George W Martin
C J Patterson
Development and Contribution of a Silent Minority: The Chinese In the Greater Kansas City Area
A 31 page typewritten paper about the history of the Chinese as an ethnic group in Kansas City since the late 19th century, including discrimination, clubs, businesses, etc. Also chronology of prominent...
Dillinger Is Slain
News of the slaying of notorious outlaw John Dillinger, "Public Enemy Number One," by federal agents in Chicago and crowds of spectators rushing on the scene, with photos and a chronology of Dillinger's...
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...
Eternal Vigilance Is the Price of Maintaining Auditorium Plaza Park
Reprints of newspaper clippings from 1960 with illustrations and information about "the chronology of the latest attempt to sell the Auditorium Plaza garage [underground parking lots next to Municipal...
Fire Department Chronology
Chronology of the fire department.
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...
Geology of the West
Article describing the geology of Missouri and surrounding areas, focusing on chronology and types of rock layers below the ground, including sandstone, limestone, coal, fossils, etc.
Historical Landmarks, Trails & Monuments in and around Kansas City, Missouri
Map of historical landmarks in the Kansas City area.
Historical Landmarks, Trails & Monuments in and around Kansas City, Mo.
Historic areas marked with associated dates including Indian campsites, battle fields, churches, cemeteries, forts, bridges, fords or ferries. Includes Clay, Jackson, and parts of Cass County in Missouri...
Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909
Chronological history of the Kansas City area with descriptions of events and periods from the "beginning" to 1909. Kansas Missouri state boundary discussed as a result of Indian treaties.
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.).
History of Kansas City General Hospital Colored Division
October 8, 1932
Article contains a history and chronology of General Hospital #2, the City's first separate facility for African-Americans. It was established in 1908 after the "Old Building" of General Hospital was vacated....
History of the Street Railways in Kansas City [Part 5]
Part five in a series of articles by the Railwayan magazine about the history of Kansas City's street railways, including a chronology of street railways from 1869 to 1886.
History of Trans World Airlines (TWA)
Photos and description of "the history of TWA [Trans World Airlines], beginning in 1929 when Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) decided to make their international headquarters at Municipal Airport in...
Impact of the Korean War on Kansas City
Photo and article about the impact of the Korean War on Kansas City in the early 1950s. Mentions decrease of unemployment through increased local manufacturing industry, reactivation of World War II facilities...
In the Pen: The Oldest Prison West of the Mississippi Will Close Soon
Photos and article about the history of the Jefferson City Correctional Center, formerly the Missouri State Penitentiary, opened in 1836 as "the first prison built west of the Mississippi River" and planned...
J. M. Greenwood
Photo and comprehensive, biographical article about former superintendent of schools in Kansas City, James Michaelborough Greenwood, or James Greenwood (1837-1914), with numerous details about his life...
Jazz: Horn of Plenty, Kansas City's Jazz Heritage Now Has a Home
Series of articles including: Opening events for the Kansas City Jazz Museum; The Jazz Museum: Past and Future; Kansas City's Jazz Legacy; A KC Jazz Chronology; Brief Lives of Some Local Greats (James...
Junior Chamber of Commerce
File containing a brochure on the Kansas City Junior Chamber of Commerce, or Kansas City Jaycees organization with a chronology of its history. Starting out in 1915 as the Young Men's Progressive Civic...
Chronological history of Kansas, arranged by days of the month.
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