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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 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....

2. "I Was a Prinsoner of War" "I Was a Prinsoner of War" Summer 2014 Reprint of a portion of Samuel J. Reader's autobiography. A free-state partisan, Reader witnessed and participated in the Bleeding Kansas conflict and later served in the Second Kansas State Militia during...

3. A Great Loss for Kansas A Great Loss for Kansas March 8, 2006 Article featuring Gordon Parks and his accomplishments. He died March 7, 2006. Included is a timeline of events in his life and an excerpt of his poem ''A Sign by the Road.'' Parks received the University...

4. An Interview With Josephine Lopez An Interview With Josephine Lopez 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.

5. Battle of Westport Letter of Charles Norhood Mumford Battle of Westport Letter of Charles Norhood Mumford October 29,1864 Copies of a handwritten letter dated October 29, 1864, and written by Charles Norhood Mumford, or Charles Mumford, a Union officer in the Civil War stationed at Fort Scott, Kansas. It contains information...

6. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Leonard Orville Nichols, or Leonard Nichols, president of the L. O. Nichols Manufacturing Company at 1619 Walnut Street. Born in Fort Scott, Kansas, in 1884 and coming to Kansas...

7. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of John Perry, co-founder of the Keith & Perry Coal Company (changed in 1890 to the Central Coal & Coke Company) in Kansas City in 1890 and of the Perry Memorial Home for orphan boys in Westport....

8. Fort Scott--There's More Than History in Store Fort Scott--There's More Than History in Store August, 2004 Profile of Fort Scott, Kansas. Fort Scott was established as a frontier peacekeeping post in 1842, and was also the hometown of artist Gordon Parks.

9. Fort Scott Sheet Fort Scott Sheet 1893 (1922 reprint) Topographical map of areas of Bourbon County, Kansas, and Barton and Vernon counties in Missouri, including the towns of Fort Scott, Kansas, and Liberal, Missouri. Map also depicts railroads, creeks and...

10. Fort Scott, Kansas Fort Scott, Kansas Photos, illustrations, map, and information on Fort Scott, Kansas, established in 1842 as a military post in the eastern central part of the state.

11. Fort Scott, KS - Natural Gas Well Fort Scott, KS - Natural Gas Well Promotional postcard of a natural gas well at Fort Scott, Kansas

12. George Edward Kessler George Edward Kessler Spring//1991 Photos and biographical article about George Kessler (1862-1923), a nationally prominent landscape architect and designer of Kansas City's park and boulevard system. Description of his life and career,...

13. Gordon Parks Gordon Parks File contains photos and information on Gordon Parks, a pioneer black movie director, former photo journalist for Life magazine, film composer, and author ("The Learning Tree," etc.) born in Fort Scott,...

14. Harry L. Havens Dies: Long-Time Resident Was Head of Steel Firm Harry L. Havens Dies: Long-Time Resident Was Head of Steel Firm January 23, 1956 Photo and obituary for Harry Havens, "69-year-old president of a steel firm here." Native of Fort Scott, Kansas coming to Kansas City about 1896 and founding "the Havens Structural Steel company, 1713...

15. History of Johnson County, Kansas History of Johnson County, Kansas //1915 Item describing the stagecoach and mail delivery business ventures of Jared Sanderson and Patrick Murphy. The author notes that Sanderson established a stage line from Kansas City, Missouri to Fort Scott,...

16. History of the State of Kansas History of the State of Kansas 1893 Portrait and biographical sketch of A. A. Harris, a lawyer in Fort Scott, Kansas, born in Kentucky in 1838 and moving to Kansas about 1871.

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Ernest Sweeney, "manager of the coal department" of the Central Coal & Coke Company. Born in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1867 and coming to Kansas City about 1882 as "weighmaster for the...

18. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Arthur McKinley, "of the Arthur McKinley Company, engaged in the plumbing business in Kansas City." Born in Fort Scott, Kansas, in 1871 and coming to Kansas City about 1904 as operator...

19. McLain's Battery and Price's 1864 Invasion: A Letter from Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr. McLain's Battery and Price's 1864 Invasion: A Letter from Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr. Spring, 1983 The article starts out, "The following letter, written by Lt. Caleb S. Burdsal, Jr., of McLain's Independence Colorado Battery to his father in Denver, Colorado, sheds new light on the military service...

20. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of Ernest Sweeney, "manager of the coal department of the Central Coal & Coke Company of Kansas City." Born in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1867 and coming to Kansas City around the early 1880s...