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1. 200 Mothers and Babies of the Hot City to Be Guests at R. A. Long's Million-Dollar Farm 200 Mothers and Babies of the Hot City to Be Guests at R. A. Long's Million-Dollar Farm May/10/1914 Article with several illustrations and descriptions of the buildings and grounds under construction in a project "to combine philanthropy with farming," including a water tower and workers' cottages, a...

2. A Brief History of Platte County's Early Tobacco Heritage A Brief History of Platte County's Early Tobacco Heritage Jan., Feb., March, Apr.2002 Short review of the history of tobacco farming in Missouri ca. 1840 through 1980s. "Seventy percent of all tobacco in Missouri is grown in Platte County." Highlights the efforts of W. R. Hull and his son...

3. A Holiday Tradition is Ending A Holiday Tradition is Ending December 7, 2013 Article announces that Schmitt Tree Farm Santa's Forest in Holt, Missouri, will permanently close on December 8, 2013, after 52 years of operation. Schmitt family members are interviewed and discuss their...

4. A Pennsylvania Family Brings Its Barn to Kansas A Pennsylvania Family Brings Its Barn to Kansas Spring//1999 Article about the "cultural transplantation" of Pennsylvania barn styles to Kansas, through such families as the Henrys, with several photos and illustrations.

5. Abiel Leonard and Odon Guitar Papers Finding Aid Abiel Leonard and Odon Guitar Papers Finding Aid 1809-1959 (bulk 1850-1890) Abiel Leonard (1797-1863) was a schoolteacher, lawyer, landowner, and politician who lived in Missouri during the early years of statehood. He served in the Missouri state legislature in 1834 and was appointed...

6. Admiral Power Press Admiral Power Press Admiral Power Press in front of Admiral Hay Press Manufacturing Company located at 1212-30 W. 8th.

7. Advertising Card Scrapbook Advertising Card Scrapbook ca. 1880-1900 A hardbound scrapbook containing 82 pages of advertising and calling cards plus 5 unused pages. Cards are mainly for businesses outside Missouri, but some Kansas City businesses are represented on pages...

8. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 29 with Scenes of Country Life Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 29 with Scenes of Country Life ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing six advertising cards mainly showing scenes of country life including the following:
1. A person in the mountains with sheep. Card says: Morning in the Highlands." and in lower...

9. Amber Waves of Pain Amber Waves of Pain July/6-12/2000 Discusses the failure of the USDA to make low-interest loans to black farmers as a result of a discrimination suit.

10. An Interview With Alvin Brooks An Interview With Alvin Brooks 1976-06-02 Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded June 2, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 2 sound discs; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...

11. An Interview With Antonio Sandoval An Interview With Antonio Sandoval 198? Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Date of interview unknown. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 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 guide to contents.

12. Barn Scene Barn Scene Unidentified men and horses in front of barn.

13. Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder Biography of Alexander Majors (1914-1900), Pony Express Founder 2007

14. Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate Biography of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1914), Railroad Magnate 2008

15. Biography of Charles F. Morse (1839-1926), Businessman and Civic Leader Biography of Charles F. Morse (1839-1926), Businessman and Civic Leader 1999

16. Biography of Clara Stover (1882-1975) and Russell Stover (1888-1954), Candymakers Biography of Clara Stover (1882-1975) and Russell Stover (1888-1954), Candymakers 2007

17. Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer 2008

18. Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler Biography of Gabriel Prudhomme (1791-1831), Early Settler 2007

19. Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler Biography of James H. McGee (1786-1840), Early Settler 2008

20. Biography of James Mett Shippee (1896-1985), Archaeologist Biography of James Mett Shippee (1896-1985), Archaeologist 2004