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161. 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 Dr. Henry Hodgen Mudd, or Henry Mudd (1844-1899), a Saint Louis physician and medical writer and teacher native to Illinois.

162. 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 Joseph Allen Hardy, or Joseph Hardy, "mine-owner and operator," born in Ralls County, Missouri, in 1840 and becoming a friend of Abraham Lincoln during the Black Hawk...

163. 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 David Musick (1763-1837), "patriot, soldier and one of the earliest settlers of Illinois and Missouri." Native of VIrginia involved in the Revolutionary War and moving...

164. 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 Charles Johnson, "one of the most eminent criminal lawyers of the Western bar," born in Illinois in 1836 and becoming city attorney of Saint Louis in 1859 and a Missouri...

165. 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 James Swofford, a "wholesale merchant" with "the Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Company" of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1852 and moving to "Shawneetown," Kansas about 1877 before coming...

166. 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 Biographical sketch of Henri de Tonti (ca. 1650-1704), "explorer of the Mississippi Valley." Native of Italy emigrating to Illinois in 1678 as a Mississippi River explorer with Frenchman Robert LaSalle,...

167. Ernestly Missouri: Hemingway's Show-Me Experience Ernestly Missouri: Hemingway's Show-Me Experience Spring//2001 Photos and biographical article about Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), a "Nobel Prize-winning author" and world traveler "born and raised in Oak Park, Illinois" and coming to Kansas City in 1917 just after...

168. Family of John Wesley Powell Family of John Wesley Powell 1954 Brief mention of Emporia, Kansas, as the location where geologist and Grand Canyon explorer John Wesley Powell's "migratory family finally came to rest," after previous farming endeavors in Ohio, Wisconsin,...

169. Farthest North: The Historian and the Battle of Athens Farthest North: The Historian and the Battle of Athens January 1975 Article about the Battle of Athens, the Civil War battle pronounced in its role as one of "the northernmost" battles in the entire war and in setting "the seal of doom on the Confederate cause in northeastern...

170. Father of Miss Capitola Jones Dies in Topeka Father of Miss Capitola Jones Dies in Topeka March 14, 1952 Vertical file containing an obituary for John Paul Jones, a Kansas City lawyer dying at the age of 96 on March 7, 1952. Jones was born in a log cabin "of slave parentage" and "was licensed to practiced...

171. Floyd Edwin Wilhelm Floyd Edwin Wilhelm circa 1950 Portrait of Captain Floyd Edwin Wilhelm who was born October 7, 1922 in Jonesboro, Illinois, son of William and Alice Wilhelm. He served in the Pacific Theater during World War II for more than four years...

172. Focus on Phlanthropy: Cristo Rey Kansas City Focus on Phlanthropy: Cristo Rey Kansas City April 12, 2008 Description of the Cristo Rey Kansas City High School program which is modeled after the Chicago, Illinois, program started by Father John P. Foley in 1996. This unique high school, sponsored by the Sisters...

173. Frank Lauder Frank Lauder January/29/1938 Notice about Frank Lauder showing his colored slides of the Ozark Hills and rare paintings from the Nelson Gallery at Wilmette, Illinois as well as in Michigan and also slides of Kansas City gardens, before...

174. Frank Sears Frank Sears 1896 Photo and bio of Frank Warren Sears, or Frank Sears, "president of the National Reserve Association." Born in Illinois in 1863 and coming to Kansas City in 1880 as a wholesale druggist and later a realtor....

175. Fred Jenkins, Sr. Fred Jenkins, Sr. 1938 Biographical sketch of Fred Jenkins, Sr., president of the Jenkins Music Company at 1217 Walnut Street, born in Illinois in 1870 as a son of John W. Jenkins, raised in Kansas City, and joining the business...

176. Frederick Douglass Booklet Frederick Douglass Booklet April 10, 1905 File contains a booklet concerning Frederick Douglass titled: "Frederick Douglass: The Voice for the Silent Millions" by Kathryn M. Johnson, published by Pyramid Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois, c1927....

177. Friends In Council Minute Books Friends In Council Minute Books 1880-1908 The collection consists of five bound volumes and a few pieces of additional ephemera. The volumes contain minutes of the club, lists of members and their addresses, some limited records of financial activity,...

178. G. H. Davis, 79, Dies; Grain Executive G. H. Davis, 79, Dies; Grain Executive May/6/1955 Obituary for George Davis (1876-1955), "former president of the United States Chamber of Commerce" in 1937-1938, "president of the Davis-Noland-Merrill Grain Company," and "largest single landowner in...

179. G. W. Lilly G. W. Lilly 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. G. W. Lilly, a physician born in Illinois in 1865 and coming to Kansas City in the late 1880s.

180. Genealogy Vertical Files Shelf List Genealogy Vertical Files Shelf List A list of general subjects and family surnames in the genealogy vertical files.