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1. Kansas City Agriculture Kansas City Agriculture Photos and information on the agricultural and grain industries of the Kansas City and surrounding areas.

2. Missouri Farming Missouri Farming Information about farming in Missouri.

3. Livestock Industry Livestock Industry Material pertaining to the livestock industry in Kansas City.

4. Dilday Mill (Dade County, Missouri) Dilday Mill (Dade County, Missouri) Information about the Dilday Mill in Dade County, Missouri, built in 1867 by John B. Dilday, an emigrant from Kansas in the grain industry, built on the site of the mill built in 1840 by Britton Finley,...

5. Grain Elevators Grain Elevators

6. Natural Resources Natural Resources Information on natural resources of the area, such as lumber, grain, live stock, food, and beverages.

7. Grain Industry Grain Industry Information about the grain industry in Kansas City.

8. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Colonel Homer Fellows, "superintendent of the Springfield Wagon Manufacturing Company," born in Pennsylvania in 1832 and moving to Missouri in the late 1850s as a realtor before...

9. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of R. T. Davis, a flour miller in the grain industry in Saint Joseph, born in Buchanan County, Missouri, in 1837, "the first white child born in this section," starting in the milling...

10. Cecil Brothers Cecil Brothers 1879 Description of a business located at 425 Walnut Street carrying hay and grain. The three brothers who own this business are J. B. Cecil, H. C. Ceci,l and A. R. Cecil.

11. Diamond Mills Diamond Mills 1879 Description of a business located at the corner of Santa Fe and 8th Street that manufactures flour.

12. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Photo and bio of Alpha Alvinis Bainbridge, or Alpha Bainbridge, a farmer and later grain market investor in the Kansas City area in the 1860s and 1870s.

13. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Photo and bio of William Vaughan, a grain executive and builder of "Elevator 'A,' the first elevator built and successfully operated in the Missouri valley." Born in Virginia in 1829 and raised in Clay...

14. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Portrait and biographical sketch of Henry Latshaw, president of the Kansas City Board of Trade in 1871 and a Missouri state representative in 1870. Born in Canada in 1835 and serving the Union in the Civil...

15. Duncan Tait Duncan Tait 1896 Biographical sketch of Duncan Tait, "supervising grain inspector of Missouri at Kansas City." Born in Canada in 1868 and raised in Taitville, Missouri before coming to Kansas City in 1893 as a miller.

16. George Schaefer George Schaefer 1896 Biographical sketch of George Schaefer, a realtor of Kansas City. Born in Germany in 1844 and raised in Kansas City as a blacksmith apprentice before becoming a meat and feed grain dealer at 10th and Main...

17. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory 1902 Photo and bio of Charles Clemmens Orthwein, or Charles Orthwein, head of the grain business of "C. F. Orthwein & Sons," born in Saint Louis in 1869 and coming to Kansas City in 1897.

18. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Joseph Bracken, local manager for Ware & Leland, and previously for Baldwin & Gurney and Schwartz & Dupee, "three of the largest private wire commission firms in the country," moving to...

19. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 1905 Article about Kansas City as a milling town, citing its ranking as second in the nation in flour production.

20. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Alfred Poor, a grain industry executive with offices in the Board of Trade Building in Kansas City. Born in Maine in 1853 and coming to Kansas City in 1895 as a grain dealer with...