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1. A Growing Demand for Local A Growing Demand for Local December 8, 2009 Feature article in the Star Business Weekly about local farms and the demand for locally grown food even in the winter. The article includes a comparison chart between 2002 and 2007 of number of farms...

2. A Suburb from Scratch A Suburb from Scratch August 13, 2006 A new community is being developed south of Blue Springs, Missouri, on roughly 2,000 acres annexed into the city in 2003. Chapman Farms, being developed by Green Fields Development, is a 'massive undertaking,'...

3. Air for Sale Air for Sale February 17-23, 2005 Article describes Krystal Planet, the brainchild of Johnson County, Kansas native Troy Helming. Helming's company intends to harness wind power as a renewable resource, but is considered an "outsider"...

4. An Interview With Robert Mesa An Interview With Robert Mesa 1978-09-11 Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded September 11, 1978. 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...

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

6. Battles and Biographies of Missourians, or the Civil War Period of Our State Battles and Biographies of Missourians, or the Civil War Period of Our State 1900 Chapter of the book about Order Number 11 issued by General Thomas Ewing. Contains heated arguments, including that of George C. Bingham, on both sides of the issue over fairness to Missouri homeowners...

7. Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Kansas City 2003

8. Building's Power Failure Harms Telecom Tenants Building's Power Failure Harms Telecom Tenants December 16-22, 2005 The Bryant Building downtown is being made into a telecom carrier hotel. The art deco building is 75 years old, and "lost power for 18 hours Dec. 11, a crippling blow to the scores of telecom tenants that...

9. Carriage Dreams Carriage Dreams 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...

10. Civil War Map of Cass County Missouri Civil War Map of Cass County Missouri 2006 Map of Civil War era Cass County, Missouri, depicting locations of battles and skirmishes, as well as towns, farms, cemetaries, mills, and family homes. Also includes Quantrill's routes to and from Lawrence,...

11. Commercial Wind Farm Proves to Be a Windfall Commercial Wind Farm Proves to Be a Windfall October 30, 2007 The Bluegrass Ridge Farm in King City, Missouri, has the first commercial wind farm in Missouri. It has "27 massive turbines sprawled over 6,000 acres of farmland...." The first turbines, which stand at...

12. Corralling Jackson County's Prized Polled Hereford and Family Run Dairy Farm History Corralling Jackson County's Prized Polled Hereford and Family Run Dairy Farm History Autumn//2002 The author states that Jackson County became the "Cattle Capitol" of the country just after the Civil War. An Independence outfit obtained a bull in England named "Anxiety IV" and the perfect Hereford...

13. Environmentalists Question Appeal Environmentalists Question Appeal February 1, 2010 Article discusses the controversy over the two-mile buffer which surrounds Arrow Rock State Historic Site. The buffer zone was set up to protect the site from odors emanating from a factory hog farm.

14. Ex-Executive Lives 2 Lifestyles Ex-Executive Lives 2 Lifestyles September/22/1975 Photo and biographical article about Russ Harris, a livestock breeder on farms in the Kansas City area, retiring in 1973 as the president of the Kansas City division of the Phillips Petroleum Company....

15. Farm Equipment Farm Equipment 1900 Unidentified men on and around piece of equipment in a field.

16. Farm Equipment Farm Equipment 1900 Man on equipment in field. Photograph labelled "Frank Potter Carthage Mo. 20 H.P. Cushman"

17. Farm Equipment Farm Equipment 1900 Equipment in field; photograph labelled "Frank Potter Carthage Mo."

18. Farm Equipment Farm Equipment Farmer on tractor pulling equipment in field.

19. Farm Equipment Farm Equipment Row of combines in wheat field near Garden City, Kansas.

20. Farm Equipment Farm Equipment Unidentified men working with stacks of hay and thresher.