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Combs, Loula Long
Long, Robert A
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A Good Horse, a Country Road: That's Real Happiness!
Article containing photos of Loula Long Combs
Biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), Equestrian
July 21, 2004
Recently a harness cart used by Loula Long Combs was uncovered in the Longview Farms show barn as reconstruction work was happening there. The Friends of the Kansas City Museum plan on using this cart...
Dictionary of Missouri Biography
Short biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), noted horsewoman and daughter of R.A. Long. Written by Cathlin M. Mauer. Includes citations.
Fabulous Career of Jackson County Horsewoman Featured at K. C. Museum
Article about the career of Loula Long Combs, "in the Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame as the only woman and one of two persons cited for equine sports," Description of the exhibition at the Kansas City...
Forgotten Missourians Who Made History: Missourians Who Made Lasting Contributions to Our State and Nation yet Are Largely Forgotten by Subsequent Generations
Illustration and biographical description of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), an internationally famed and successful horse show performer, living and training horses at her father R. A. Long's ranch in Lee's...
Historic Meets Modern in Training Competition
Article describes the Longview Horse Park, "revamped" in 2004-2005. The park includes four barns, permanent stabling, and a cross-country course designed by Tremaine Cooper.
It's Sunday, July 29: Society Will Picnic at Longview
Announcement of the annual summer picnic of the Jackson County Historical Society being held at Longview Farm, with photo and some history.
Kansas City Women of Independent Minds
Photo and bio of Loula Long Combs, or Loula Combs (1881-1971), a noted equestrian and horse trainer, "the daughter of Robert A. and Ella Long," living on Longview Farm and starting her famous horse show...
Longview Farm: The Country Home of Mr. R. A. Long
Article about Longview Farm, the country home of lumber magnate R. A. Long and his daughter and horse trainer Loula Long Combs in Lee's Summit, with photos.
August 15, 2005
Article describes Longview Farm Elementary School, scheduled to open its doors for the first time on August 22, 2005. The structure integrates the Longview Show Horse Arena, along with a 41,000 foot expansion,...
Loula Legacy in a Tree
November 29, 2006
The Marillac Center "Enchanted Forest" auction fund raiser event is held each year now at Union Station. This year one of the trees was decorated by the R.A. Long Historical Society and honors Loula Long...
Loula Long Combs
March 29, 2006
Captioned photograph under "Good Things in Northeast" which features a 1910-1950 Viceroy carriage which was the type used by Loula Long Combs. The billiard room at Corinthian Hall has been transformed...
Loula Long Combs: Northeast's "Reining" Queen
Feature article on Loula Long Combs, famous horsewoman who was the daughter of Robert A. Long, founder of the Long-Bell Lumber Company. Included with the article are photographs of her and some of her...
Queen of the Royal: The Indomitable Loula Long Combs of Longview
Biographical article about Loula Long Combs, an expert equestrian and the first woman in the Madison Square Garden Hall of Fame, the daughter of Robert A. Long with "almost 60 years in major show rings."...
R. Pryor Combs Dies: Retired Long-Bell Executive Was 74
Obituary for Robert Combs (~1887-1961), husband of equestrian Loula Long Combs and a World War I veteran and banker, joining the Long-Bell Lumber Company in 1908 in Louisiana before moving to Kansas City...
Results of County Planning: Jackson County, Missouri
Photos of "[s]cenes from the famed Longview Farm, on Longview Road, west of Lees [sic] Summit," and of a "bridal path" for the horses of Loula Long Combs's stables there.
Robert Pryor Combs
Article on the life of Robert Pryor Combs and his relationship with his wife, Loula Long Combs. He and Loula were married on June 30, 1917 in Corinthian Hall. They moved to Longview Farm in 1919. He served...
SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection
1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s
The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...
The Ellises at Woodley
The second of two articles about the life of Sallie Long Ellis, tells about her life at Woodley. She and husband Hayde raised their five children there while he served as Aide to the Secretary of the Navy....
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