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141. 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...

142. 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.

143. 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...

144. Deaths: Mrs. L. Virgil Miller Deaths: Mrs. L. Virgil Miller December/6/1971 Photo and obituary for Katie Miller, "81, of 2440 W. Paseo, wife of Virgil Miller and a leader in community affairs." African American native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1915 and becoming "treasurer...

145. Deaths: Mrs. Maud Strother Deaths: Mrs. Maud Strother November/25/1960 Obituary for Mrs. Maud Strother, "87, of Oklahoma City, widow of Sam B. Strother [or Samuel Strother], former mayor of Kansas City and Jackson County public administrator." Native of Illinois raised in...

146. Diagram of the State of Missouri Diagram of the State of Missouri 1851 Map of Missouri marked off into blocks of land, each six miles square, known as townships. Symbols indicate whether or not the townships have been subdivided by surveyors. Names of contracted surveyors...

147. Dictionary of Missouri Biography Dictionary of Missouri Biography 1999 Biographical sketch of Thomas Robinson Beveridge, or Thomas Beveridge (1918-1978), "state geologist and an ex-officio member of the State Highway Commission" of Missouri from 1955 to 1964. Description...

148. Dixon and Jordan Family Papers Finding Aid Dixon and Jordan Family Papers Finding Aid 1840-ca1898 (bulk 1861-1863) This collection contains close to 40 Civil War letters written between the Dixon family with some related Jordan family letters. Most were written by men in the family who were soldiers in the Union Army...

149. Dr. John Hofsess Dr. John Hofsess 1908 Photo and bio of Dr. John Hofsess, a physician born in Illinois in 1869 and moving to Missouri in 1874 with his parents, then coming to Kansas City in 1905 as an osteopathic physician and teacher at the...

150. Dr. Johnston Lykins Dr. Johnston Lykins May/19/1838 Manuscript letter written by Dr. Johnston Lykins in 1838 in Illinois to his first wife, Delilah McCoy Lykins, or Delilah Lykins, living in Westport, Missouri.

151. Dr. Roy J. Rinehart, Dean of the School of Dentistry at U. of Kansas City, Dies Dr. Roy J. Rinehart, Dean of the School of Dentistry at U. of Kansas City, Dies March/24/1957 Obituary for Dr. Roy Rinehart (1880-1957), dean of the University of Kansas City School of Dentistry, dying at the age of 76. Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City after service in World War I, graduating...

152. Early Kansas City Architects: Alice G. Jackson Early Kansas City Architects: Alice G. Jackson June-July, 1979 Photo and biographical article about Alice Jackson, an early woman architect in Kansas City. She was born in Illinois in 1863 and did not start her architectural career until she was almost 50 years old....

153. East Saint Louis, Illinois East Saint Louis, Illinois March 1914 Blurry view of buildings in East Saint Louis, Illinois. Photo possibly taken from a train.

154. East Saint Louis, Illinois East Saint Louis, Illinois March 1914 View of East St. Louis, Illinois from Ead's Bridge. National Oats building and sheds are visible.

155. Edith E. Eykamp Edith E. Eykamp ca1963 Portrait of Dr. Edith E. Eykamp identified as a lecturer, world traveler and noted scholar from Rockford, Illinois who spoke at the January 29, 1963 weekly luncheon. She served 34 years in India as an...

156. Edward Kirk Edward Kirk 1908 Biographical sketch of Edward Douglas Kirk, or Edward Kirk, "a member of the firm of McAnany & Kirk, conducting a detective agency in Kansas City, in which connection they have done excellent work in the...

157. Elija P. Lovejoy Elija P. Lovejoy October/17/1962 Illustration and biographical article about Elija Lovejoy (~1802-1837), "one of America's foremost fighters for freedom of the press," based in Saint Louis, Missouri, and killed in Alton, Illinois, by...

158. Elks' Club Building Elks' Club Building Postcard of the Elks Club No. 26 building, Kansas City

159. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Henry Lisch, a banker and druggist born in Illinois in 1863 and moving to Joplin, Missouri and then becoming city treasurer of Oronogo, Missouri.

160. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Portrait and biographical sketch of John Elmore McKeighan, or John McKeighan, a lawyer born in Illinois in 1841 and moving to Saint Louis about 1876.