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George Fuller Green
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100 Years of Business in Kansas City: Setting the Stage at the Turn of the Century
Chronological history of important Kansas City businesses of the twentieth century, starting in 1900.
1996 in Review: or, Hey Pal, Macarena This!
Describes political, social, and other highlights from 1996.
1997: The Year That Was
Describes political, social, and other highlights from 1997.
25th Anniversary Issue
Entire issue of the magazine celebrating its 25th anniversary, with photos and chronology of environmental conservation in Missouri, starting in 1937.
A Chronology of the Warren Durrett Big Band in Kansas City, 1945-1986
A 314 page spiral bound booklet which features local big band leader Warren Durrett. It contains 13 chapters with content arranged in chronological order. Within the pages are photocopies of newspaper...
A Chronology: The Struggle Against Slavery in Wyandotte County
Overview of the anti-slavery movement in Wyandotte County during the Territorial "Bleeding Kansas" era. The chronology spans from 1818 to 1861.
A Day in the Life of a CEO
Literally a chronology of a day in the life of Terry Jarvis, chief executive officer of the Jones Store Company since 1978, characterizing the company's business operations. Description of Jarvis's life...
A Journey of Three Lifetimes
Photos and article about the history of the Alaskan Fur Company, established in Kansas City in 1926 by Philip Wang with offices in the Waldheim Building, moving to 210 East 11th Street in 1932 with multiple...
A Look Back
Retrospective of Kansas City events from 1976 to 1985.
A President, a Church, and Trails West
Continuation of title, "Competing Histories in Independence, Missouri." The author Jon E. Taylor, former historian for the Harry S Truman National Historic Site in Independence, Missouri, examines how...
Album: Newspaper Clippings
A collection of of photocopies of the column "Album", from the Kansas City Star's Star Magazine. The column was an illustrated historical review detailing various aspects of Kansas City history. The author...
An ''Idea of Things in Kansas'': John Brown's 1857 New England Speech
Includes a photograph of the handwritten speech as well as a typescript of it which Brown gave on his trip back to the east coast during 1857. Also included with the article is "A Brief Chronology of John...
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...
An Illustrated Historical Map of the City of Kansas, Revised
Title continues: "Official Name of Kansas City, Mo. 1853-'89."
Revised edition of map published in 1939 that has an outline map showing counties, some waterways, roads, and trails, with text and...
April 20, 1940
Article about the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the fall of "the city's machine dictatorship," with a chronology of events in April 1939 starting with the resignation of city manager Henry McElroy...
Board of Trade Structures Tied to City Growth
Article near the end of the paper with chronology, history, and illustrations of the various Board of Trade buildings of Kansas City. 1. 1877-1887: 5th and Delaware (Armour Building) 2. 1887-1925: 210...
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...
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.
Chronology of Cyprien Chouteau's Life
Chronology of trader Cyprien Chouteau's life, beginning with his birth on October 1, 1804 in St. Louis, Missouri, including his settlement in the Randolph area in the 1820's, and concluding with his death...
Civil War Scrapbooks
Information on the Civil War, mostly newspaper clippings, with general information on Roll 20 and chronology on Rolls 18-20.
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