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1. 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.

2. 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...

3. Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor 2008

4. Boomed-Out Town Revived for a Day Boomed-Out Town Revived for a Day June/14/1973 Article about the ghost town of Lingo, Missouri, existing as a coal mining town (populated by "mostly Bohemian immigrants") from 1873 to 1909 "in rolling hills north of U. S. 36 in Macon County, 40 miles...

5. Childhood Nostalgia Spurs Mine Research Childhood Nostalgia Spurs Mine Research January/23/1999 Article about coal mining near Brush Creek.

6. Coal Mining in Missouri Coal Mining in Missouri November, 1932 Series of articles about the coal mining industry in the state of Missouri, with descriptions of the various companies and their mines and several photos of mining plants and machines.

7. Coal Mining in Missouri Coal Mining in Missouri December, 1932 Series of articles about the coal mining industry in the state of Missouri, with descriptions of the various companies and their mines and several photos of mining plants and machines.

8. Coal Mining in Missouri Coal Mining in Missouri January, 1933 Series of articles about the coal mining industry in Missouri, with descriptions of the various companies and photos of their mining plants and machines, including underground scenes.

9. Family Firm Serves World from Pittsburg Family Firm Serves World from Pittsburg February/27/1965 Photos and biographical article about the McNally family ownership of a coal mining preparation company based in Pittsburg, Kansas, and serving the world. Photos of the late Thomas McNally, Jr. (son of...

10. Fire in the Hole: Missouri's Coal History Fire in the Hole: Missouri's Coal History July 28, 2013 Article describes the history of the coal industry in Missouri. An explosion at Mine No. 6 of the Keith & Perry Coal Company in Rich Hill, Missouri, that resulted in the deaths of over twenty miners on...

11. J. H. Leonard & Co. J. H. Leonard & Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. H. Leonard & Co. showing a blonde girl wearing a lacy dress with blue ribbons. Back of card says: "J. H. Leonard & Co., Proprietors and Operators of the Celebrated Farmers' Coal...

12. John Crowe John Crowe 1908 Biographical sketch of John Crowe, "organizer and promoter of the J. R. Crowe Coal Mining Company." He was born in Ohio in 1858, moving to Weir City, Kansas, in 1884 and engaged in coal, zinc, and lead...

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of George Denslow, "the president of the Denslow Coal & Land Company," born in Trenton, Missouri, in 1869 and raised in Kansas City, becoming a pharmacist eventually with his own drugstore...

14. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Ernest Dusky, "general sales manager for the Fidelity Coal Mining Company," born in Saint Louis in 1873 and coming to Kansas City around the 1890s "with the Pittsburg & Midway Coal...

15. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Kenneth Spencer, a chemist and president of the Spencer Chemical Company. Born in Pittsburg, Kansas and joining his father's coal mining company there before engaging in the World War...

16. Life-Long Faith in His Cotton Picker Finally Rewarded John Daniel Rust Life-Long Faith in His Cotton Picker Finally Rewarded John Daniel Rust January/28/1954 File containing an Illustration and biographical article about John Daniel Rust, or John Rust, an inventor of a cotton-picking machine around the time of World War II. Resident of Independence, Missouri...

17. Map Showing Geologic Structure of Southeastern Kansas Coal Fields and the Kansas Zinc-Lead District Map Showing Geologic Structure of Southeastern Kansas Coal Fields and the Kansas Zinc-Lead District 1935 Map of Cherokee County and parts of Crawford and Labette counties in Kansas includes topographical contours of southeastern Kansas coal fields and zinc and lead deposits, as well as other bedrock and mineral...

18. Marking Missouri History Marking Missouri History 1998 History of Richmond, Missouri, and Ray County, founded in 1820 and 1827, respectively,. The latter "named for Missouri legislator John Ray," describing their early settlements, Civil War period, and postwar...

19. Milestones of Progress--1911-1950 Milestones of Progress--1911-1950 1950 Chronologic history of the coal mining company, starting in 1911.

20. Missouri Coal Closes Best Season Missouri Coal Closes Best Season April//1933 Explanation of the impact of the outstanding past coal mining season, as well as overall natural resources being found in Missouri.