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Missouri State Governm...
William Rufus Jackson
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
Stella M Drumm
William E Unrau
Abby G Baker
'Let He Who Is without Sin. ..'
Article about the internal squabbling and political jockeying of the Jackson County Office of Human Relations and Citizens Complaints, "an office which is supposed to keep an eye on other offices, helping...
1934 Election Frauds
Collection of clippings about the 1934 election frauds and murders.
1936 Election Frauds
Collection of clippings about the 1936 election frauds.
1946 Election Frauds
Collection of clippings about the election frauds of 1946.
Agency Nominee Backs Kansas Outdoors Tourism
January 14, 2011
Nominated by Gov. Sam Brownback as secretary of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Robin Jennison talks about his vision for promoting the "outdoors experience" in Kansas.
Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Missouri, for the Year 1863
Reports from the Adjutant General's Office of the Missouri state government from 1861 to 1924, noninclusive and sometimes published more than once a year.
Annual Report: Office of the Adjutant General, State of Missouri, 1 July 1975-30 June 1976
List of the individuals holding the military post of Adjutant General of the State of Missouri, from 1820 to 1976.
October 3, 1921
Descriptions of Judge Archibald Gamble (a Jackson County judge and husband of Louise Sibley, daughter of Dr. John Sibley in Sibley, Missouri) and his brother Hamilton Gamble, "the war governor of Missouri."...
Article about the state of Missouri, including its history, government, geography and geology, natural resources and climate, "chief towns" (mentioning Independence, Saint Joseph, and Weston but not Kansas...
Black Crime, Black Victims
Illustrations and article about the unequal law enforcement and crime prevention in Kansas City for blacks and non-blacks, especially in certain parts of the metro area. Description of the murders of Michael...
Citizens Conference of State Legislators
File contains "A souvenir booklet of the Citizens Conference on State Legislatures' 1974 Legislative Awards Presentation at the White House," about state legislatures in general, with photos.
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index
Biographical sketch of Carlton Benton, a public administrator of Jackson County, Missouri, since 1936, moving to Kansas City in 1901, working for the Alton Railroad Company during World War I, and later...
Comparison of the City Elections of 1922 and 1924
Table and short conclusion about the two election years of 1922 and 1924.
Confederate Military History Extended Edition
//1988 (1899 in first edition)
Biographical sketch of Frank Pitts, "treasurer of the State of Missouri," born in Shelby County, Missouri, in 1841 and moving to Paris, Missouri, in 1860, becoming a businessman and county sheriff there...
Congratulate New Assistant Prosecutor
December 27, 1946
Vertical file contains a photo and caption about James Herbert, "newly-appointed assistant prosecutor of Jackson county."
Consumer Input Makes Its Mark
January 14, 1976
Photo and biographical article about Mrs. Virginia Knauer, "special assistant to the President [Gerald Ford] for consumer affairs," in Kansas City "to participate with Carla A. Hills, secretary of housing...
County Charter Recommendations
Outline recommending "certain principles of organization" for the Jackson County government, in lieu of creating a "precise form or organization of county government to be provided in a home rule charter."...
Current Biography Yearbook
Photo and bio of Louis Samuel Rothschild, or Louis Rothschild, "Under Secretary of Commerce" of the federal government with offices and residences in Kansas City and Washington, D. C. Born in Leavenworth,...
Daniel Sees Potential in Economic Development Position
Describes former Missouri legislator Lloyd Daniels' move to a seat on the Missouri Department of Economic Development and the activities of that agency.
David Rice Atchison of Missouri: Border Politician
Book about David Rice Atchison, or David Atchison (1807-1886), a lawyer and theater actor in Missouri starting in 1827, county judge starting in 1830 and later military officer in Clay County, Missouri,...
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