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121. Continental Oil Co. Official Road Map of Missouri Continental Oil Co. Official Road Map of Missouri n.d. Road map of Missouri showing the state highway system and the various type of roads within that system, as well as cities and towns according to population. Map also shows small portions of states bordering...

122. Convention Hall Convention Hall Postcard of Kansas City's Convention Hall

123. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks September 1924 Members of the Nighthawks standing at the train depot in Mattoon, Illinois. Identified by Edmiston in his book as from left: Knapp, J. Thiell, Musolino, Birge (partly hidden), Richolson, H. Thiell, Coon,...

124. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks September 1924 Members of the Nighthawks tossing coins down at the railroad depot in Mattoon, Illinois. Identified by Edmiston as standing from left: Knapp, Sanders, Coon, and Richolson. Sanders in his scrapbook captions...

125. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Coon-Sanders Nighthawks September 1924 Exterior view of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks waiting for a train at the Mattoon, Illinois train depot. According to Edmiston, this would be the group's first road trip. Identified as: Knapp, J. Thiell,...

126. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident April 19, 1927 View of tornado debris blocking the Nighthawks' train near Cornland and Buffalo Hart, on way into Springfield, Illinois.

127. Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Tour Incident May 1923 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...

128. Could Be Relied Upon Could Be Relied Upon January//1925 Photo and biographical article about Ford Allen, "proof-reader on the 'Kansas City Star'" since 1879, born in Illinois in 1856.

129. Crime Figure Here Linked to Murder: Charge Filed against Joseph Nastasio, Jr., in Springfield, Ill., Crime Figure Here Linked to Murder: Charge Filed against Joseph Nastasio, Jr., in Springfield, Ill., Rape-Slaying May/14/1958 Photo and biographical article about Joseph Nastasio, Jr., "former Kansas City hoodlum" arrested on rape and murder charges in Illinois at the age of 32. Formerly "gain[ing] notoriety in Kansas City in...

130. Crime: Fatal Bondage Crime: Fatal Bondage June 2001 Photos and biographical article about John Robinson, a serial murderer and "convicted con artist" in and around the Kansas City area until imprisoned in 2000. Born in Illinois in 1943 and coming to Kansas...

131. Cutter Family Photographs Cutter Family Photographs ca1850s-1880s Collection consists of one photo album measuring 4" x 5 1/2" and containing 34 photographs of varying small sizes including a few tintypes. Most of portraits of men, women and children are unidentified....

132. Cyrus B. Sweet Cyrus B. Sweet 1908 Biographical sketch of Cyrus Bardeen Sweet, or Cyrus Sweet, "vice president and assistant general manager of. ..the Long-Bell Lumber Company." Born in Illinois in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1900...

133. Cyrus Sweet Cyrus Sweet 1912 Photo and bio of Cyrus Bardeen Sweet, or Cyrus Sweet, vice-president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company. Born in Illinois in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1900 as branch manager of the lumber company...

134. David Torrens David Torrens 1938 Biographical sketch of David Thompson Torrens, or David Torrens, chairman of the Kansas City Life Insurance Company at 3520 Broadway. Born in Illinois in 1873 and coming to Kansas City in 1919 as a member...

135. Deal of a Lifetime Deal of a Lifetime July 2008 Article reports the acquisition of Fishnet Security, a Kansas City-based information security business, by Lake Capital of Chicago, Illinois. FishNet was founded in the mid-1990s by "serial entrepreneur"...

136. Deaths: Galen V. R. Gloyd Dies Deaths: Galen V. R. Gloyd Dies June/28/1962 Photo and obituary for Galen Gloyd, "78, of 16 East [68th Street]," a retired United States Army Corps of Engineer architect. Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1909 and designing "the home...

137. Deaths: Gilbert G. Postlewait Deaths: Gilbert G. Postlewait June/2/1955 Photo and obituary for Gilbert Postlewait, founder of the Postlewait Glass Company dying at the age of 79 in 1955. Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1900.

138. Deaths: Gilbert G. Postlewait Glass Company Was Started by Him 35 Years Ago Deaths: Gilbert G. Postlewait Glass Company Was Started by Him 35 Years Ago June/2/1955 Obituary for Gilbert Postlewait, "79, of 1023 North Liberty street, Independence, president of the Postlewait Glass company, 1819 Troost avenue." Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1900 and...

139. Deaths: Livestock Firm Partner Dies Deaths: Livestock Firm Partner Dies January/27/1972 Photo and obituary for Fred Thies, "89, active in the livestock commission business for 72 years." Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1887 and residing in Kansas City, Kansas.

140. Deaths: Miss Ethel Walker Deaths: Miss Ethel Walker April/17/1967 Obituary for Miss Ethel Walker, "4949 Tracy, an educator here 50 years." Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1900 and teaching at kindergartens in the Kansas City School District from 1904 to...