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1. Wyandotte County Courthouse Wyandotte County Courthouse 1890 Front and partial view of Wyandotte County Courthouse with passing streetcar.

2. Winding the Clock: Time Keeps Ticking For Jackson County's Two 19th Century Courthouses Winding the Clock: Time Keeps Ticking For Jackson County's Two 19th Century Courthouses Spring//2002 Independence, Missouri, is the official county seat of Jackson County. This article gives details concerning the various structures that have served as courthouses in Independence, Missouri, including...

3. William M. Paxton 1905 Deposition in Civil War Courthouse Burning William M. Paxton 1905 Deposition in Civil War Courthouse Burning January-April 2010 Brief background about the burning of the Platte County Courthouse in 1861 by Union troops. Includes excerpts from the deposition of William M. Paxton and the cross examination by A. T. Hurt.

4. Where the Joneses Lived Where the Joneses Lived November-December//1974 Illustrated story about the original Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, made of logs in 1827, and its use as a residence and restoration.

5. United States Courthouse and Post Office United States Courthouse and Post Office 1950 Full frontal and side view of the U.S. courthouse building also housing a branch post office at 811 Grand Avenue. This building replaced the former Federal Building and General Post Office at this location...

6. United States Courthouse and Post Office United States Courthouse and Post Office circa 1940s Full frontal and side view of the U.S. Courthouse building also housing a branch post office at 811 Grand Avenue. This building replaced the former Federal Building and General Post Office at this location...

7. United States Courthouse and Post Office United States Courthouse and Post Office 1989 Close-up view of entrance to the U.S. Courthouse at 811 Grand Avenue. This building replaced the former Federal Building at this location.

8. United States Courthouse and Post Office United States Courthouse and Post Office October 5, 1939 Interior view of the lobby of the United States Courthouse with people coming down the steps and two military (Navy) personnel standing beside two American flags at the bottom of the steps. The building,...

9. United States Courthouse and Post Office United States Courthouse and Post Office circa 1940s Full frontal and side view of building at 811 Grand Avenue, looking northeast. Shows Victoria Hotel to the east.

10. United States Courthouse and Post Office United States Courthouse and Post Office circa 1960s Full frontal and side view of building at 811 Grand Avenue, looking northeast. Shows Victoria Hotel.

11. They Have Faith in Their Film They Have Faith in Their Film November 13, 2010 Article profiles a movie, "Three Blind Saints," being filmed at the Jackson County Courthouse on Independence Square, by Attaboy Media Productions, a Lee's Summit company specializing in "family-friendly...

12. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Entire chapter on the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence and a section on the architect of the Kansas City courthouses, Asa Beebe Cross, built in 1872 and 1892.

13. The Truman Courthouse The Truman Courthouse September 4, 2013 Special publication of The Examiner newspaper distributed at the rededication of the historic Truman Courthouse on September 7, 2013. An article by Jeff Fox describes renovations and plans for the rededication...

14. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 Description of the construction of the first county courthouse in Kansas City, started as a residence for the Nelson family.

15. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 Illustration of the Jackson County Courthouse in Kansas City on Main Street Downtown, built in 1871.

16. The Heretofore Secret Pasts of County Courthouses Revealed The Heretofore Secret Pasts of County Courthouses Revealed May-June//1981 History of county courthouses in the state of Missouri, largely taken from Marian Ohman's "Encyclopedia of Missouri Courthouses," including those remaining and those burned or otherwise destroyed. Contains...

17. The Harrisonville Town Clock Club The Harrisonville Town Clock Club February 1977 Article examining newpaper excerpts about the Harrisonville Town Clock Club's efforts to raise funds to add a clock to the Cass County Courthouse in the early 1900s.

18. The First Permanent Courthouse for Wyandotte County The First Permanent Courthouse for Wyandotte County Winter 2001 Author describes the first ''permanent'' courthouse in Wyandotte County. The courthouse, which stood at 7th and Minnesota Avenue, was a three-story, brick, Italianate building.

19. The Federal Courthouse Building: A Threat? The Federal Courthouse Building: A Threat? Summer 1991 Contemplation about replacement of the United States Courthouse building at 811 Grand Avenue because of inadequacy for future needs.

20. The Courthouse Inscription The Courthouse Inscription March 26, 1935 Inscription on the north wall of the building: "The law is over the magistrate; the magistrate over the people. Let the people obey the magistrate and the magistrate the law" by an anonymous author and...