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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. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

3. A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism A Black Leader Offers Very Little Optimism February 22, 1985 Biographical article about Reverend MacCharles Jones, or Rev. Mac Jones, the 35-year-old pastor of the St. Stephen Baptist Church at 1414 Truman Road. Rev. Jones was the leader at the Black Unity Retreat...

4. A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport A Child's Recollections of the Battle of Old Westport December 1922 Childhood recollections of the author (Mrs. Bridget Dixon Turgeon, or Bridget Turgeon) from the Battle of Westport in the Civil War from her father's (Hugh Dixon) grocery store at "4056 Penn Street" or...

5. A Famous Old Crossing on the Santa Fe Trail A Famous Old Crossing on the Santa Fe Trail 1904 Photos and article about the history of the town of Council Grove, Kansas, a "famous crossing of the old Santa Fe Trail" since its first use as a crossing of the Neosho River in 1825 by Major George Sibley....

6. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October 3, 1921 Description of the original settlement of "the town of Wyandotte City," or "what is now Kansas City, Kansas." Described as being made up mostly of Wyandotte Indians in the 1840s.

7. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Mention of Mathew Mudeater as one of the Wyandotte Indians settling Wyandotte, Kansas, in the 1840s.

8. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Description of the overland journey of the family of William Chick, including his son, the author, from Virginia to Missouri in 1822 by wagon, being flooded out in 1826 on the Missouri River near Glasgow,...

9. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Mention of Silas Armstrong and Joel Walker as being among "the prominent men of the tribe [Wyandotte Indians]" engaging in business on the Missouri side of Kansas City in the 1840s.

10. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/ 3/1921 Mention of James Hunter as proprietor of "a saddler's shop" in Westport during the late 1830s or early 1840s, at a time of no other "businesses houses" there except for "dram shops" and the store of William...

11. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Mention of the Clark family and the Garret family as among the most prominent of the Wyandotte Indians in Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, in the 1840s.

12. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of James Noel, "president of the local school board of the Plum Grove district" with residence "upon the farm, which was the old Major & Russell ranch, having made his home here since...

13. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of John Daniel Peerson, or John Peerson, a "merchant, dealing in general hardware and agricultural implements in Oak Grove," Missouri. "[B]orn in Sniabar township, Jackson county, November...

14. A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships A Panoramic View of the "Lost" Townships July 1965 References and short descriptions of the depopulating effects on Jackson County, Missouri, of Order Number 11 in 1863, especially affecting rural residents, mostly Southern sympathizers at the time.

15. A Place of Beauty A Place of Beauty Fall//1989 History of Tower Grove Park in Saint Louis, given to the city as a garden park by Englishman Henry Shaw in 1868, with photos and description of its planning and horticulture.

16. A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission October 1924 Article about experiences at Methodist Shawnee Indian missions (written by Reverend Joab Spencer, one of its missionaries) of preachers and teachers such as Reverend Thomas Johnson (1802-1865), Reverend...

17. A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission A Short History of the Shawnee Methodist Mission October 1924 Mention of W. M. Ketron as assistant to Reverend Thomas Johnson "as Presiding Elder" at an Indian conference in Arrow Rock, Missouri, in 1835.

18. A Tribute to Mrs. William Rockhill Nelson A Tribute to Mrs. William Rockhill Nelson December 1922 Speech given by J. C. Nichols before the Missouri Valley Historical Society about the contributions of Ida Houston Nelson, or Ida Nelson (Mrs. William Rockhill Nelson) and the need to honor her memory...

19. Address of Ex-Governor James W. Denver: Delivered at the Old Settlers' Meeting, Bismarck Grove, Lawrence, Address of Ex-Governor James W. Denver: Delivered at the Old Settlers' Meeting, Bismarck Grove, Lawrence, September 3d, 1884 //1886 Speech by James William Denver, or James Denver (1817-1892), governor of Kansas Territory in 1857-1858, native of Virginia, Union general in the Civil War, and namesake of Denver, Colorado.

20. Allan B. Sunderland Dies Allan B. Sunderland Dies December/31/1956 Photo and obituary for Allan Sunderland, "55, president of the Ash Grove Lime and Portland Cement company." Native of Omaha raised in Kansas City and taking over his father's company after his death in...