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M L Van Nada
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William Rufus Jackson
Arthur N Alkire
Biography of William Chick (1794-1847), Pioneer
BMA Tower Profile (Business Men's Assurance Company)
Promotional postcard issued by the Free Sewing Machine company of Rockford, Illinois, depicting the trousseau of a bride in the early 20th century.
Biographical sketch of Frank Brown, a veterinarian and vice-president of the Kansas City Veterinary College, "today  the largest veterinary college in America." He was born in Illinois in 1862 and...
Map depicts areas of Lincoln and St. Charles counties in Missouri, including the towns of O'Fallon and St. Peters, as well as Calhoun County, Illinois, and an adjacent segment of the Mississippi River....
Buffalo Jones, Top Man of the Amazing Kansans
Illustrations and biographical article about Charles Jones, better known as Buffalo Jones (1844-1919), a famous buffalo hunter and trainer and contemporary of Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok. Description...
C. E. Clark
Biographical sketch of Dr. C. E. Clark, a physician from Illinois arriving in Kansas City in 1887, a former professor at the Kansas City Medical College and in the 1890s the medical examiner for businesses...
C. E. Johnston Dies
Obituary for Charles Johnston, "69, past president of the Kansas City Southern railway and a former Kansas Citian." Born in Illinois in 1881 and coming to Kansas City in 1906, serving as company president...
Camera Flown by a Kite
May 21, 1905
In the early 1900s, a professional photographer in Illinois, George R. Lawrence, built a camera and kites to fly it. He was determined to take the largest photograph ever from a 'captive airship,' as he...
Campaigns of the Civil War: Centennial Edition
Colored map of the southeastern United States shows campaigns, battles, prisons, and other important sites associated with the Civil War. Insets show Battle of Gettysburg and Virginia Campaigns, and portraits...
Carl Betz Collection Finding Aid
circa 1880s-1988 [bulk 1880s-1890s]
Carl Betz was a pioneer in the physical education curriculum in the Kansas City public schools in the late 1800s. The collection consists of two boxes with programs, manuscripts, artifacts, photographs,...
Carl Hoffman Music Co.
Advertising card for Carl Hoffman Music Co. showing two kittens leaning on flowers watching a butterfly. Front of card says: "Carl Hoffman Music Co...Sole Representative of the Celebrated Steger & Sons...
Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders
Exterior view of Carleton Coon on the left and Joe Sanders on the right. Taken at the Evanston Hotel, Evanston, Illinois, where some of the band stayed while playing at the Lincoln Tavern. Sanders captions...
Carleton Coon and Joe Sanders in Cairo, Illinois
September 22, 1924
Exterior view of Carleton Coon seated in cart and Joe Sanders standing next to the donkey's head. Edmiston identifies photograph as taken in Cairo, Illinois. Sanders captions the photo in his scrapbook:...
Cave Walls Present Prehistory Mystery
September 2, 2008
Report about paintings in a cave, known as Picture Cave, in east-central Missouri. Archaeologists Jim Duncan and Carol Diaz-Granados believe them to as significant as the Cahokia Mounds in Illinois. Analysis...
March 2, 1905
Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Hasbrook, business manager and former editor of the Kansas City Times newspaper. He was born in Illinois in 1847 and started out as a newspaper journalist in...
Charles J. Stuck
Obituary for Charles Stuck, "68, former sales and general manager for the Cowie Electric company here," coming to Kansas City in 1903 from Illinois as an electrical engineer.
Chicago, Canal Locks
View of canal locks with bridge passing above.
Chicago, Head of Canal
Manmade structures identified as Head of Canal stretching into what appears to be Lake Michigan. Sailboats without sails are visible.
Chicago, Lake Michigan
Small waves breaking on Lake Michigan.
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