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Fidelity National Bank...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
O W Price
Asbury and James C All...
10,000 Public Enemies
Book review of "Ten Thousand Public Enemies" by Courtney Ryley Cooper about crime and prominent criminals (such as John Lazia, et al.) in Kansas City tracked by "the United States government, Division...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
October 29, 1977
"Kansas City applied to the federal government yesterday for an advance of $500,000 on a total of $1,354,711 in damages to city facilities in the flood Sept. 12. The application to the Federal Disaster...
50 Largest Area Employers. ..
Table listing the top 50 largest Kansas City area employers in 1984, with the following top notables: (1) federal government, (2) General Motors Corporation, (3) Bendix Corporation, (4) Missouri state...
A Call to Shippers
Ad for the Kansas City Missouri River Navigation Company calling for all shippers using the Missouri River to do more business with Kansas City, in order to "warrant the expenditure of the money to improve...
A County Official Resigns His Post
Photo and biographical article about Paul Edwards, former "Jackson County co-ordinator of intergovernmental relations," resigning "to join the Institute for Community Studies as a specialist in urban programs"...
A County Thirty-one Years in Rebellion: Being the Story of a Rural Community in Missouri Wherein a Public Office Is a Private Calamity
Story about the avoidance of a bond debt by the government of Saint Clair County, Missouri, to the federal government for a railroad planned but never built in 1870, with illustrations.
A Landmark Deal, Indeed
November 3, 2011
The federal government is seeking a buyer for the three million-square-foot plant section of the Bannister Federal Complex. The plant is currently operated by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies,...
A Portfolio of New Deal Reconstruction
Photos, maps, and description of the river control and navigation improvements on the Missouri River part of the federal government's New Deal. Description of the "six-foot channel between St. Louis and...
Two consecutive chapters of the book about Colonel Albert Boone and his dealings with the Indians and the federal government's escorts of Union soldiers in the early 1860s, including a discussion with...
An Interview With Dave Knuti
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded October 8, 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 guide...
An Interview With Richard Bolling
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III . Interview recorded October 1, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 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...
An Interview With Robert E. Lopez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded February 26, 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...
Application of Missouri in Favor of Actual Settlers and for Field Notes, Plats, and Descriptions of the Public Lands
Federal government document from 1825 about land claims of settlers in 1803 in the "district of upper Louisiana, now the State of Missouri."
Autograph Book Finding Aid
This 89-page book of autographs does not contain the owner or compiler's name. The 244 signatures appear to have been gathered during 1867-1868. With each name is a state, and because the name of Schulyer...
Biography of Earl Thomas (1897-1985), Educator and Civic Leader
Biography of Hiram Young (1812-1882), Wagonmaker and Businessman
Biography of Mary Hudson (1912-1999), Oil Baroness
Calculated Confederate: Claiborne Fox Jackson and the Strategy for Secession in Missouri
July 1, 2000
Article details the history of the struggle between Union and Confederate standing in the state government at the beginning of the Civil War. Features Claiborne Fox Jackson, who "was recognized as the...
Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians [and] The Shawnee Treaty of 1832
Photo and articles about Captain Joseph Parks (1794-1859) and the Shawnee Indian treaty of 1832. Description of Parks as a native of (probably) Michigan moving from Ohio with other Shawnee Indians to Kansas...
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