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1. A Biography of Joseph Smith Thompson A Biography of Joseph Smith Thompson [2004] This 11-page paper includes in narrative form a history of William McMillan Thompson and his son Joseph Smith Thompson. The family had Scottish origins, came to America and were involved with the Mormon...

2. A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets A Few Interesting Facts About Kansas City Streets Spring 2005 Article looks at some Kansas City streets that run east-west as well as some north-south streets and gives the names today compared to the names used in early Kansas City. Also included in the article...

3. A President's Family Tree A President's Family Tree August//1995 Kansas Citian Flora Boldridge discovers that she can trace her roots back to Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings. She believes that she is the only descendent of them living in Kansas City.

4. A Visit in Platte County History A Visit in Platte County History October 2001 Photo and article about "the second oldest home in Platte County," the "home of Missouri State Representative Meg Harding" in 2001. Built (the original part remaining) in 1837 "by David Johnson" (1814-1887),...

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. About Town About Town May/17/1977 Description of the dedication of the "Kansas Room at the Antioch branch" of the Johnson County Public Library (Kansas) by the Friends of the Library "including a gift from Eleanore Sheley."

7. Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin Papers Finding Aid circa 1870-1925 (bulk 1890-1916) Ada Greenwood MacLaughlin, daughter of Kansas City School Superintendent James Greenwood and his wife Amanda, was born in Kirksville, Missouri, on August 1, 1860. She resided in Kansas City, Missouri,...

8. Advice of Couple Tracing Family Lines--'Don't Discount Handed-Down Legends' Advice of Couple Tracing Family Lines--'Don't Discount Handed-Down Legends' Summer//1979 Article about the genealogical research by the author and her husband, Hilary Bush, a former candidate for governor of Missouri, about their family histories, with a photo of Claire Grantham Bush.

9. Albert Gallatin Boone Genealogy Albert Gallatin Boone Genealogy File contains photocopies of records of Boone family history from writings in a Bible, with photos of Albert Boone.

10. Andrew Sublette: Rocky Mountain Prince, 1808-1853 Andrew Sublette: Rocky Mountain Prince, 1808-1853 1960 Chapters of the book about the genealogy of the family of Andrew Sublette (1808-1853) and his brother William Sublette (1799-1845), mountain men from Kentucky and Missouri descended from French Huguenots....

11. Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid 1897-[1916] William M. Paxton was born in Kentucky in 1819 and became a citizen of Platte County, Missouri, in 1839. Early in his life he was a lawyer, later becoming a merchant. Besides writing about the history...

12. Auto-Biography of Anna E. Charles Krueger, Jr. Auto-Biography of Anna E. Charles Krueger, Jr. July/1/1966 Autobiographical article about Anna E. Charles Krueger, Jr., or Anna Krueger, tracing her family ancestors to their arrival in Westport, Missouri in 1849 from Germany.

13. Biography of Corrvine Patterson (1848-?), Businessman and Politician Biography of Corrvine Patterson (1848-?), Businessman and Politician 1999

14. Biography of Dorothy Lillard (1908-1995), Teacher and School Administrator Biography of Dorothy Lillard (1908-1995), Teacher and School Administrator 1999

15. Biography of James Wesley Hurse (1866-1935), Minister Biography of James Wesley Hurse (1866-1935), Minister 1999

16. Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor 1999

17. Biography of Lafayette A. Tillman (1859-1914), Barber, Soldier, and Policeman Biography of Lafayette A. Tillman (1859-1914), Barber, Soldier, and Policeman 1999

18. Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader Biography of Minnie Lee Crosthwaite (1872-1963), Social Worker and Community Leader 1999

19. Biography of Rev. Samuel W. Bacote (1866-1946), Minister Biography of Rev. Samuel W. Bacote (1866-1946), Minister 1999

20. Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator Biography of William J. Thompkins, M.D. (1884-1944), Physician and Hospital Administrator 1999