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1. "Like a Brilliant Thread" "Like a Brilliant Thread" Fall 2011 Article recounts the December 1921 coal strike in southeast Kansas involving the "Amazon Army"- the wives, mothers, sisters, and friends of the striking mine workers. They led a series of marches to prevent...

2. . ..Presenting L. Russell Kelce: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting L. Russell Kelce: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month January-February//1950 Biographical article about L. Russell Kelce, "chairman of the Chicago Great Western Railroad." Raised in Pittsburg, Kansas and coming to Kansas City in 1931 "as vice president in charge of operations"...

3. 1908 Flood, Missori River near Weston 1908 Flood, Missori River near Weston Postcard of the Missori River near Weston during the 1908 Flood

4. 1908 Flood, near Union Depot 1908 Flood, near Union Depot Postcard view near Union Depot during 1908 Flood

5. 9th Street, West from McGee 9th Street, West from McGee Postcard of 9th Sreet, West from McGee

6. A History of Kansas City, Missouri: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to A History of Kansas City, Missouri: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists //1873 Descriptions of locations of natural coal fields surrounding Kansas City and other information about shipments of coal mining.

7. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Thomas Dodds, "superintendent of the streets of Kansas City," born in Ohio in 1855, moving to Scranton, Kansas, as "general manager for the Carbon Coal and Mining Company," and then to...

8. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Captain Francis Davis, born in Washington County, Missouri, in 1838 and moving to Jackson County as a child, becoming engaged in the Civil War, returning to find his farm destroyed...

9. Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid ca. 1860-1910s Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....

10. Aerial View Downtown Kansas City Aerial View Downtown Kansas City Postcard of Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City

11. An Interview With Alexander Harris An Interview With Alexander Harris 1976-09-01 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded September 1, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

12. An Interview With Frank Hernandez An Interview With Frank Hernandez 1977-05-19 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded May 19, 1977. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has a typed contents list....

13. An Interview With Herbert Fennel An Interview With Herbert Fennel 1976-01-13 Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded January 13, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...

14. An Interview With Josephine Lopez An Interview With Josephine Lopez 198? Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents.

15. An Interview With Odell Thurman An Interview With Odell Thurman 1976-09-28 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded September 28, 1976. Two sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has...

16. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 (second edition 1950) Description of the coal fields west of Kansas City in Kansas, "considered inexhaustible" by Frye McGee. Taken in wagons along the Santa Fe Trail in large numbers in the 1850s.

17. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of Kansas City and its economy, functioning "as a large manufacturing center" and distributing center with a location conducive to utilizing natural resources such as leather, cereal,...

18. Annual Review: Growth and Progress of Kansas City Annual Review: Growth and Progress of Kansas City January/3/1872 Review of Kansas City's economy, including railroads, packing, grain, manufacturing, buildings, general trade, schools, city government, coal, etc.

19. Argentine Kansas Argentine Kansas Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado

20. Bell Coal Company Horse-Drawn Wagon Bell Coal Company Horse-Drawn Wagon Horse-drawn Bell Coal Company wagon picking up coal from train car filled with coal near unidentified residential area.