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Clydesdale Horses and Wagon
Interior view of Clydesdale horses hitched to wagon.
Coaching Days Kansas City Horse Show, October 3, 1903
Scenes in and around the country club and Missouri Hunt and Polo Club. ..
Comes a Horseman
Article describes the history and use of the draft horse in cultivating the Midwest region.
Comes a Horseman: The Competitors
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.
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident
View of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks cars being pulled from the mud by horses near Odessa, Missouri. They were on tour traveling to Chicago, Illinois. Sanders captioned this photo in his scrapbook: "Mired...
Costumed Woman with Horses
Unidentified woman in show costume leading two horses.
Country Club Plaza
Street level view of the Cricket West clothing store located at 308 W. 47th Street at the northwest corner of 47th and Wornall in the Country Club Plaza. Also in view is the Neptune Fountain purchased...
Custer's Last Fight
January 11, 1908
Short notice of a drama to open at the Gilliss Theater featuring both General Custer and Buffalo Bill. This company carries forty people, a car load of special scenery, horses and dogs. In the company...
Dan Carpenter, Pioneer Merchant and Horticulturist
Description of a "fine old-style pioneer dwelling built probably by Glen Burnett some time in the 20s" in Barry, Missouri, owned by Judge Thomas M. Chevis (1806`1864 ca.) and used hotel and stable...
Daring Bandits: A Bank Robbed in Cool Style
Article about the robbery of the American Bank in Corder, Missouri, in Lafayette County, on August 31, 1891, by two masked men on horses. Description of the same-day capture and expected lynching of one...
Deaths: Miss Frances Kyte
Obituary for Miss Frances Kyte, "62, well-known horse breeder and exhibitor" living near Belton, Missouri. Native of West Virginia and coming to Kansas City about 1928, with residence at 3614 Gillham Road...
Deaths: Mrs. Della M. Bruening
Obituary for Della Bruening, dying at the age of 81 in May 1974, a raiser of American Royal prize-winning horses at a farm near Liberty, Missouri, and widow of "the late Joseph A. Bruening [or Joseph Bruening],...
Decades Pass, Struggle Goes On
January 20, 2008
Three Kansas Citians, Geneva Morris, Alvin Brooks, and retired Jackson County Circuit Judge Jon Gray, "tell their stories of the civil rights movement and assess the progress."
Dictionary of Missouri Biography
Short biography of Loula Long Combs (1881-1971), noted horsewoman and daughter of R.A. Long. Written by Cathlin M. Mauer. Includes citations.
Did You Know? Horses and Parks
Article about many of the changes in the Northeast residential district since the beginning of the park and boulevard system. Description of some of the riders of (and places designed partly for horses...
E. E. Axline
Biographical sketch of E. E. Axline, "one of the most extensive and best known stock breeders of Western Missouri, making a specialty of the breeding of Poland-China hogs," starting professionally as a...
Early Life of Quantrill in Kansas
Biographical article about William Quantrill and his early life in Kansas Territory starting in 1857, arriving then from Ohio as a teacher "on the Marais des Cygnes" River. Description of his theft of...
Elm Street U-Smile Camp
Postcard of Elm Street U-Smile Camp
Excelsior Springs, Missouri, The Elms Hotel
Front view of one of the earlier Elms Hotel building with horses and buggies in front. This building later burned.
F. Weber's Sons
Advertising card for F. Weber's Sons with an image of a horse in harness. Front of card says: “Trade Mark.” Back of card says: “Frank J. Weber. Jos. F. Weber. Fred Weber. F. Weber's Sons. Wholesale,...
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