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1. American Royal Origin of Name American Royal Origin of Name 1999 'The American Royal was given its name after Dean C. F. Curtiss, dean of agriculture at the Iowa State College of Agriculture, compared the show favorably with the British Royal Agricultural Fair. The...

2. An Old-Timer Recalls Southwest's Early Days An Old-Timer Recalls Southwest's Early Days March/9/1931 Photo and biographical article about Frank Witherspoon, a cattle man for 57 years starting in 1873. Born in Tennessee in 1853 and starting out in Texas before coming to Kansas City in 1897.

3. Big Fire Loss in 1914 Big Fire Loss in 1914 March 9, 1931 On the night of Friday, November 6, 1914, a portion of the native division of the stock yards was destroyed by fire. About 16 acres of pens and five scale houses were burned with an estimated damage of...

4. Biography of Samuel Sosland (1886-1983), Publisher Biography of Samuel Sosland (1886-1983), Publisher 2009

5. Both Grew Up with Great Southwest: Board of Trade and Telegram Witnessed Strides Both Grew Up with Great Southwest: Board of Trade and Telegram Witnessed Strides March/9/1931 Expansion in grain industry in last 50 years allowed Board of Trade and Drovers Telegram to grow together.

6. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Walter Prescott Neff, or Walter Neff, chairman of the board of the Daily Drovers Telegram newspaper at 1505 Genesee Street. Born in Indiana in 1866 and coming to Kansas City in 1887...

7. Far Back and Close-Up Views of Grain Trade in Kansas City Far Back and Close-Up Views of Grain Trade in Kansas City March/9/1931 Board of Trade and its parent organization date from 1869. .. Brief history of the Board.

8. First Exchange Was Only 24 Feet Square First Exchange Was Only 24 Feet Square March/9/1931 Present building has 371 times as much space as original home at 16th and State Line Roads, built in 1871.

9. First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue March 9, 1931 Article tracing the history of the packing industry in the city mainly from 1859, when J. L. Mitchener, the first, opened, to 1871, when the Stockyards opened and four large packing houses had been firmly...

10. Founder of Daily Drovers Telegram: Jay Holcolm Neff, July 6, 1954-August 14, 1915 Founder of Daily Drovers Telegram: Jay Holcolm Neff, July 6, 1954-August 14, 1915 March/9/1931 Photo and biographical article about Jay Holcomb Neff, or Jay Neff (1854-1915), "founder of the Drovers Telegram and president of the incorporation" as well as one-time mayor of Kansas City.

11. Grasshoppers Grasshoppers March/9/1931 Description of "the great grasshopper plague" of 1874-1875 affecting Kansas City and "sweeping the trans-Mississippi country bare of vegetation from the Platte river to Texas and as far east as Sedalia."...

12. Half Century on Kansas City Yards--From River Bottom Swamps to World's Second Market Half Century on Kansas City Yards--From River Bottom Swamps to World's Second Market March/9/1931 History of the Stockyards from 1882, highlighting 12 business men active in the Stockyards since that time.

13. Half Century Transition in City's Street Railway System Half Century Transition in City's Street Railway System March/9/1931 History of the street railway system in the city back to 1870, starting with "mule cars" and progressing through to John Henry's electric 'trolley' car in 1884, mentioning also the various streets on the...

14. Homer Mann Homer Mann 1938 Biographical sketch of Homer Burns Mann, or Homer Mann, an insurance agent in the Bryant Building, born in Illinois in 1869 and coming to Kansas City in the 1890s. Description of his career, starting out...

15. Howard H. Peters Dies Howard H. Peters Dies October/13/1963 Obituary for Howard Peters, "86 years old, 3510 Gladstone boulevard, a publisher and civic leader here." Born in DeKalb County, Missouri about 1877 and coming to Kansas City in 1900 as a journalist with...

16. Jay Holcomb Neff Jay Holcomb Neff Information on Jay Holcomb Neff, or Jay Neff (1854-1915), mayor of Kansas City in 1904-1905 and buried in Forest Hill Cemetery. Description of his life and career as a native of Indiana coming to Kansas...

17. Kansas City Daily Drovers Telegram Kansas City Daily Drovers Telegram March/9/1931 Issue of the periodical celebrating its own 50th anniversary, illustrating changes in Kansas City since 1881.

18. Kansas City's First Train Came to Town on a Boat Kansas City's First Train Came to Town on a Boat March/9/1931 Article about the "first locomotive" arriving in Kansas City, running west to Lawrence, starting in 1864, with more railroad history.

19. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Homer Mann, a Missouri state representative with residence at 2542 Olive Street. Born in Illinois in 1869 and coming to Kansas City in 1891 as cashier of "of the Holland Shoe Company"...

20. Kept the Pace Kept the Pace March/9/1931 Article about the first American Royal, called the National Hereford Show, in 1899, naming exhibitors and officials of the first show.