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Kansas City, Missouri...
George Fuller Green
George W Martin
C J Patterson
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...
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.
The Heritage of Missouri--A History
Tables of historic Missouri events and periods, listing governors, state congressmen, and "events of interest from 1673 to 1962, starting with French control from 1673 to 1770 and Spanish control from...
The Hyatt Rescue: Constructors Respond to Tragedy
Chronology of rescue events in the aftermath of the hotel skywalk collapse.
The Kansas City Monarchs and Satchel Paige
Part II of this book contains four essays by various authors concerning the Kansas City Monarchs. These include information on the history of the team, owner J. L. Wilkinson, manager and owner Tom Baird,...
The Making of America: Central Plains
Numerous maps with illustrations and chronologies of the settlement of the Great Plains (centering on Kansas City) by whites and corresponding removal of various Indian tribes, with details (especially...
Biographical article about wealthy real estate investor Thomas Hunton Swope, or Thomas Swope (1827-1913), with a comprehensive chronology of the events dealing with his death and subsequent murder trial...
Timeline of Bingham's Life
May 20, 1905
Chronology of artist George Caleb Bingham's life (1811-1879), born in Augusta County, Virginia, March 20, 1811, and dying in Kansas City, Missouri, July 7, 1879, buried in Union Cemetery.
Timeline of Important Events in the History of Kansas City
Extremely detailed year-by-year list of important events in the history of what has become Kansas City, Missouri, starting with 1800, then the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, the 1804 Louis and Clark expedition,...
Timeline: Where the Only Constant is Change
Timeline of Kansas City history, focusing primarily on businesses, from 1900 through 1999.
Tom's Town: Kansas City and the Pendergast Legend
Descriptions of the chronology of Tom Pendergast's prison entrance (May 29, 1939) and release (May 1940) and subsequent death (January 26, 1945).
Weston--Queen of the Platte Purchase: Historical Data about a Town That Rose to Fame in 13 Years and Was Forgotten for Nearly 50 Years
Booklet about the history of Weston, Missouri, first settled in 1837 at the opening of the Platte Purchase, with chronology about its decline after the Civil War, illustrations, photos, etc.
Westport Presbyterian Church
Photos and article about the chronology of the Westport Presbyterian Church and its three incarnations, the first organized in 1835, moving "into a small brick building located at 706 Westport Rd." until...
Who Was Bruce R. Watkins: The Road to a Highway
Photos, caption, and chronology of the history of Bruce R. Watkins Drive, a highway directly connecting Downtown to South Kansas City and completed in October 2001. Description of Bruce Watkins (black...
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