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1. A Short History History of the American Royal A Short History History of the American Royal October//1968 Photo and brief history of the American Royal "livestock and horse shows" started annually in Kansas City in 1899 as the National Hereford Show and named after "the British Agricultural Royal in England"...

2. Biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), Equestrian Biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), Equestrian 1999

3. Biography of Tom Bass (1859-1934), Horse Trainer and Founder of the American Royal Horse Show Biography of Tom Bass (1859-1934), Horse Trainer and Founder of the American Royal Horse Show 1999

4. Busch Voigts Obituary Busch Voigts Obituary April 10, 2011 Busch Voigts died January 24, 2011, in Sun City, Arizona. Voigts was "the grandson of two pioneer Johnson County families." Voigts did barnstorming throughout the West during the 1934-35 Depression years,...

5. Coaching Days Kansas City Horse Show, October 3, 1903 Coaching Days Kansas City Horse Show, October 3, 1903 November//1903 Scenes in and around the country club and Missouri Hunt and Polo Club. ..

6. Comes a Horseman: The Competitors Comes a Horseman: The Competitors Fall 2005 Article describes the history of horse shows and rodeos in the state of Kansas, inspired in part by the success of Kansas City, Missouri's American Royal.

7. Fairmount Park Fairmount Park Postcard of Fairmount Park

8. Fairmount Park, Bathing Scene Fairmount Park, Bathing Scene Postcard of Bathing Scene at Fairmount Park

9. Fairmount Park, Shady Walk Fairmount Park, Shady Walk Postcard of Shady Walk at Fairmount Park

10. Farmount Park, from Independence Avenue Farmount Park, from Independence Avenue Postcard of Farmount Park, from Independence Avenue

11. It's American Royal Time! It's American Royal Time! October 2006 Article provides a history of the American Royal. Starting out as an annual cattle show, it was named for the British Royal Agricultural Far in 1901. That same year other livestock were added and soon...

12. Kansas City's First Horse Show Kansas City's First Horse Show January//1896 Article about the first horse show of its kind.

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of George Coleman, formerly "connected with his father in a livery and sale barn at 1700 Grand avenue, but since his father's death, in 1900. ..in business for himself," born in Jackson...

14. Kansas City-Smithville Race Track Kansas City-Smithville Race Track Postcard of the Kansas City-Smithville Race Track

15. Pabst Brewing Company of Kansas City Pabst Brewing Company of Kansas City October 1896 Photograph of team of black horses and delivery wagon owned by the Pabst Brewing Company of Kansas City and exhibited by them at the Horse Show in 1896.

16. Swift and Company Swift and Company November 1896 Photograph of Major and Captain, prize-winning team of horses in the class for ''best pair to heavy delivery wagon.'' Owned by Swift and Company. ''Swift and Company's outfits are known throughout the...

17. The First Bench Show The First Bench Show May/15/1897 Photo and one paragraph of biography about A. E. Ashbrook, "an organizer of horse and bench shows" and "editor and manager of The Horse Show Monthly, a handsome and up-to-date magazine devoted to the interests...

18. The Show with a Big-Top Flavor: Folksy, Gaudy--and First-Rate The Show with a Big-Top Flavor: Folksy, Gaudy--and First-Rate October/10/1966 Photos and article about "the Kansas City American Royal," the "world's biggest indoor horse show" with various events, displays, and contests such as "Wild West barrel racing," marching bands, cattle...

19. Unlikely Rider is Getting His Dues Unlikely Rider is Getting His Dues September 22, 2008 The Tom Bass Arena, "a $1.3 million equine warm-up facility at the [American Royal] complex in Kansas City's West Bottoms," is nearly complete. It is named after African American horseman Tom Bass who...