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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Smith & Tew
"Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker
Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....
A Road That Made History
History and photos of the Boon's Lick Road across Missouri, from Saint Charles (near Saint Louis) to New Franklin, Missouri, surveyed in 1815, started in 1804 by Daniel Morgan Boone and Nathan Boone, and...
Bates CO. Missouri
Map of Bates County, Missouri, that includes paved roads, graveled roads, state or county roads not highly improved, roads, interstates and highways, railroads, drainage district line, municipal township...
Big Game in the Big City
January 8, 2012
Article about the program that allows bow-hunting within the boundaries of Kansas City. The program, managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation, is “designed to reduce deer and the problems they...
Biography of Elijah Milton McGee (1819-1873), City Promoter and Mayor
Chinese Magnolia Tree
Chinese Magnolia Tree at the John Deere Velie Residence, 1228 Santa Fe Road. Velie was a manager at the John Deer Plow Co. in Kansas City.
Postcard of the City Market at the River Quay
City Mourns Loss of Elmwood Cemetery Deer
August 6, 2013
Article on Ella, a deer who made her home at Elmwood Cemetery at Truman Road and Van Brunt Boulevard. Born in the cemetery in 2011, Ella became a common site to volunteers, visitors, and mourners. She...
Postcard of Cliff Drive
Enterprise: Cavemen in Kansas City
Photos and article about the caves used in Kansas City for underground storage (especially Underground Storage, Incorporated, Inland Underground Facilities and Downtown Industrial Park) after being created...
Postcard of George Fuller Green painting of Fort Osage
History of Kansas City, Missouri
Biographical sketch of George Fuller, "manager for Deer, Mansur & Co., wholesale dealers in agricultural implements and farm machinery." He was born in Illinois in 1843 and came to Kansas City in 1869,...
Interior view of what appears to be an early home or recreation of an early home. Location and name of place not given. Scene includes fireplace, wooden chairs and bench, pipes hanging on the fireplace,...
Advertising card for "Ideal" showing a stag in the pose of 'The Monarch of the Glen.' One of a set of four cards with similar design and subject. Front of card says: "The Delmonico of the West." Back of...
Advertising card for "Ideal" showing a stag leaping over a fallen tree trunk followed by men on horses. One of a set of four cards with similar design and subject. Front of card says: "The Delmonico of...
Advertising card for "Ideal" showing a stag fallen and surrounded by hunting dogs while behind, a man on a horse blows a horn. One of a set of four cards with similar design and subject. Front of card...
Advertising card for "Ideal" showing a stag wading along the edge of a lake with mountains in the background and waterfowl flying past. One of a set of four cards with similar design and subject. Front...
Kansas City Baby Carriage Co.
Advertising card for the Kansas City Baby Carriage Co. showing a hunting scene: a large deer runs through a group of hunters knocking some down and causing others to shoot a dog and fellow hunter. Caption...
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of George Fuller, "the vice president of the Fidelity Trust Company," born in Illinois in 1845 and serving the Union in the Civil War before arriving in Kansas City in 1869 and entering...
Martin, Snyder & Co.
Advertising card for Martin, Snyder & Co. showing a man riding a horse and leading another horse over snowy land to a building in the woods. Caption says: "Puzzle Card.--Find Bull, Two Deer, Camel, Chicken,...
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