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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....
Friends In Council Minute Books
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,...
G. H. Davis, 79, Dies; Grain Executive
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...
G. W. Lilly
Biographical sketch of Dr. G. W. Lilly, a physician born in Illinois in 1865 and coming to Kansas City in the late 1880s.
Genealogy Vertical Files Shelf List
A list of general subjects and family surnames in the genealogy vertical files.
General James Lane
Illustrations and multiple articles in the file about General James Henry Lane, or Jim Lane (1814-1866), a Union general and national senator from Kansas involved in the border warfare and Civil War periods...
Biographical sketch of George Edwards, president of the Edwards-Ludwig-Fuller Jewelry Company at 1115 Walnut Street. He was born in Saint Louis in 1860, raised in Illinois, and lived in Chicago until becoming...
March 2, 1905
Portrait and biographical sketch of George Blossom (1827-1885), operator of the Union Depot Hotel starting in 1878, the same year as his arrival in Kansas City, and the builder of the Blossom House hotel...
Gone but Not Forgotten: Tillman Crabtree
Biographical article about Tillman Crabtree (1833-1889), called "Kansas City's first policeman." He was born in Illinois, became a steamboat mate in Saint Louis and an employee of Cyrus Speers & Son moving...
H. A. Barber
Biographical sketch of Dr. H. A. Barber, a physician starting as a "principal of various colleges and academies in Illinois" before arriving in Kansas City in 1880 and holding "the chair of the diseases...
Hancock Eagle (Mormon Newspaper)
April 10-August 28, 1846
Run of the old Mormon newspaper "Hancock Eagle," published in Nauvoo, Illinois, on microfilm.
Hannibal Bridge Profile
Photos and bio of Harold Neumann (1906-1995), "[c]hampion air racer and TWA pilot" and native of Illinois starting as a pilot in the 1920s and coming to Kansas City in 1936 as an early TWA pilot.
Harvey Rettberg Papers Finding Aid
ca1950s-1990s, [bulk 1960s-70s]
Collection of correspondence, publications, photographs, newspaper clippings (including obituaries), etc., belonging to Harvey Rettberg, co-founder of the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Fan Club. Includes information...
He Took Brides to Northwest Pioneers
Photo, illustration, and biographical article about Asa Shinn Mercer, or Asa Mercer (1839-1917), "[b]y turns educator, lawmaker, editor and author," but most noted for "the transportation of unmarried...
Hectic Career Led Early Missourian to a Governorship at the Age of 26
File containing a portrait and biographical article about Henry Clay Warmoth, or Henry Warmoth (1842-1931), "swashbuckling Civil War soldier of Missouri, who became a lawyer at the age of 17, a lieutenant...
Biographical sketch of Henry Kuhn, vice-president of the Kansas City Power & Light Company at 1330 Baltimore Avenue. He was born in Illinois in 1889 and came to Kansas City in 1918 as an engineer after...
May 5, 1905
Photo and bio of Henry Massman, president of the Massman Construction Company and a native of Quincy, Illinois, coming to Kansas City as an infant with his father, a bricklayer. Description of his career,...
Photo and bio of Henry McCune, a lawyer born in Illinois in 1862 and coming to Kansas City in 1890.
Biographical sketch of Henry McCune, a lawyer born in Illinois in 1862 and coming to Kansas City about 1890.
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