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1. 'Buffalo Soldiers': Seeking a Niche in History 'Buffalo Soldiers': Seeking a Niche in History June/30/1975 File containing a photo, illustration, and biographical article about Albert Bly, "a former trooper and officer of the Tenth U. S. Cavalry" and a 57-year-old black military historian, residing at 2602...

2. 100 Years of History: The State Historical Society of Missouri Celebrates Its Centennial 100 Years of History: The State Historical Society of Missouri Celebrates Its Centennial Fall//1998 Article about the history and collections of the State Historical Society of Missouri in Columbia on the society's centennial in 1998. Description of its vast holdings, including "the largest state newspaper...

3. A Guide to the Study of Local History and the Collection of Historical Material A Guide to the Study of Local History and the Collection of Historical Material April 1921 Guide for research, collection, and maintenance of local history materials and societies in Missouri, describing the "Missouri Valley Historical Society in Kansas City."

4. A River Runs By It; The Story of Independence and Jackson County A River Runs By It; The Story of Independence and Jackson County 2003 Small booklet that highlights historical events in Jackson County. It's divided by timeframes, i.e. Before Jackson County, 1826-1875; 1876-1925; 1926-1975; 1976-Today; Truman's Independnce; Queen City...

5. All the County Is Historical Minded All the County Is Historical Minded November//1974 Article about the Raytown Historical Society, its new officers, history of the society founded in 1966, etc.

6. American Association for State and Local History American Association for State and Local History

7. American Pioneer Trails Association, Incorporated American Pioneer Trails Association, Incorporated

8. Archives Continue to Grow Archives Continue to Grow March//1963 One paragraph about the Withers collection acquired by the Jackson County Historical Society.

9. Archives Continue to Grow Archives Continue to Grow March//1963 Report on the "progress of the Archives" of the Jackson County Historical Society, including extensive Jackson County cemetery records.

10. At the Archives At the Archives March 1965 News of the acquisition of the Samuel Letters collection from Barry, Missouri, by the Jackson County Historical Society.

11. Ballroom Blitz Ballroom Blitz October 27-November 2, 2005 Author describes her experiences at the October 14, 2005 revival of the Priests of Pallas Ball. A gala event at Union Station, the 2005 incarnation of the Priests of Pallas Ball was a fundraiser for the...

12. Boone Home Memorial Association Boone Home Memorial Association August-September, 1925 Newsletters with photos and other information on the Boone Home in Saint Charles County, Missouri, built in 1800 near Defiance, Missouri. Site of the death and first burial of Daniel Boone (1734-1820)...

13. Chouteau Society Chouteau Society File contains brochures, including "A Walking Tour of Old French Kansas City."

14. Civil War In Missouri Civil War In Missouri File contains a list of magazines and Missouri Civil War organizations.

15. Clay County, Missouri Historical Society Clay County, Missouri Historical Society Information on the Clay County Historical Society in Clay County, Missouri.

16. Cobweb Corners Gift Shop at Wornall House Open Cobweb Corners Gift Shop at Wornall House Open October-November-December//1982 Last two paragraphs mentioning purposes of the Heritage League.

17. Current Citizens of New Santa Fe Celebrate 125th Anniversary Current Citizens of New Santa Fe Celebrate 125th Anniversary June//1977 Photos and article about the 125th anniversary festivities of the town of New Santa Fe, Missouri, including the foundation of the town's new historical society.

18. Deaths: Mrs. Robert T. Swofford, Jr. Deaths: Mrs. Robert T. Swofford, Jr. March/3/1964 Obituary for "Mrs. Bertha Wright Swofford [or Bertha Swofford], 71, of 536 East [56th Street], who was active in historical society and museum work." Lifelong Kansas Citian, widow of Robert Swofford, Jr.,...

19. Early Settlers Society and Historical Association Early Settlers Society and Historical Association Some records of this early historical society.

20. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street October/3/1921 Two paragraphs of biography about Dr. William Campbell (1855-1919), former president of the Missouri Valley Historical Society and "the son of John Campbell, one of the city's most famed pioneers and his...