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101. Pioneer Mills Vital: Early Jackson County Had Numerous Grist Operations Pioneer Mills Vital: Early Jackson County Had Numerous Grist Operations Fall//1968 Review of grist mills in Jackson County's 19th century history, describing each, with photo.

102. Poker in the Pit Poker in the Pit July-August//1976 Largest wheat market in the world. In 1972 when the Russians bought wheat futures the total for the Kansas City Board of Trade went from 792 million bushels in 1971 to 2 billion by 1974. The price of a...

103. Reminiscences of Adelbert S. Haines Reminiscences of Adelbert S. Haines December 1922 Photo and article about the reminiscences of Adelbert Haines, or A. S. Haines, the first secretary of the Kansas City Board of Trade, written in 1906 and starting in 1848 at the Shawnee Mills in Kansas....

104. Reminiscences of Adelbert S. Haines Reminiscences of Adelbert S. Haines December 1922 Mention of Dr. Francis Nofsinger, or F. B. Nofsinger "as a partner in my [Adelbert Haines's] flour and grain business with offices in the Board of Trade Building at Fifth and Delaware streets" in 1884....

105. Rollin H. Sturtevant: Veteran Grain Man Dies in Arizona Rollin H. Sturtevant: Veteran Grain Man Dies in Arizona July/2/1967 Obituary for Rollin Sturtevant, "77 years old, who retired in 1954 as president of the Hart-Bartlett-Sturtevant grain company here." Raised in Chicago and coming to Kansas City in 1918, becoming president...

106. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1957, Page p285 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1940-1957, Page p285 1940-1957 Portions of northeast Kansas City in the Missouri Pacific Railroad Company's yards and the General Mills Incorporated plant. Large numbers at edges of pages refer to page with adjoining area.

107. Taming the Outlaw Missouri River Taming the Outlaw Missouri River November//1945 Photos, map, and article about issues of controlling the channel of the Missouri River, including its course between Kansas City and Saint Louis, etc., with photos of "Kansas City's [m]ammoth [g]rain [e]levators,"...

108. 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...

109. The Culture of Wheat in Kansas The Culture of Wheat in Kansas September 2000 This issue of Kansas History is entitled "Wheat in Kansas" and contains 10 articles concerning the topic of wheat growing in Kansas. Articles include topics as memoirs, important individuals and towns,...

110. The Development of Kansas City as a Grain and Milling Center The Development of Kansas City as a Grain and Milling Center October//1947 Article about the development of Kansas City as a grain and milling center back to the end of the Civil War, with numerous details about agribusiness leaders and promotion of their trade, etc.

111. The Exchanges of Minneapolis, Duluth, Kansas City, Mo., Omaha, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Toledo The Exchanges of Minneapolis, Duluth, Kansas City, Mo., Omaha, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Toledo September//1911 Reprint from the National Hay and Grain Reporter, May 20, 1911. Story of how the Board of Trade became a standard for grain market exchanges.

112. The Grain Trade Reviews Nearly a Century of Progress The Grain Trade Reviews Nearly a Century of Progress 1950 The Board of Trade and its relation to the wheat grain production of the Kansas City hinterlands.

113. The Kansas City Board of Trade: The Home of Turkey Red The Kansas City Board of Trade: The Home of Turkey Red July-August//1976 Organized in 1856. Turkey Red wheat introduced to Midwest in 1874 from Russia.

114. The Kempers of Kansas City The Kempers of Kansas City April//1967 Photos and biographical article about the Kemper family of bankers in Kansas City, "sit[ting] atop the small but well-fortified structure of Kansas City's conservative establishment." Description of patriarch...

115. 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...

116. 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...

117. The Young Man's Chance To-Day The Young Man's Chance To-Day July/13/1913 Biographical article about William Kemper, Sr. (1865-1938), a young banker coming to Kansas City as a grain industry worker from his "little store in Kansas."

118. Trading Pit Sees Final Days Trading Pit Sees Final Days May 31-June 6, 2013 Article on the closing of the Kansas City Board of Trade. Founded in 1856, the wheat exchange was sold in December 2012 to the Chicago-based CME Group Inc. for $126 million. CME Group kept the Board of...

119. Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt Waterway "Triumph": First Cargo of Wheat Leaves Only River-Rail Terminal in the Wheat Belt November/20/1937 Photo of "the first wheat barge to leave Kansas City's [Kansas City, Kansas's] new public levee," the "municipally-owned Kaw Point elevator." Started in 1936 by the federal government, "leased for thirty...

120. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City December/3/1922 Portraits and biographical article about George Carkener, former president of the Board of Trade and vice-president of Goffe & Carkener, Incorporated, a grain industry business. Description of his life...