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1. Biography of Henry Perry (1875-1940), Restaurateur Biography of Henry Perry (1875-1940), Restaurateur 2005

2. Bradbury Pianos Bradbury Pianos ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Bradbury Pianos showing a cabbage on wheels being drawn by a grasshopper and ridden by two crickets as yellow butterflies fly ahead. A flag in the cabbage says: "First Prize Cabbage."...

3. Charles Riley Charles Riley 1876 Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Valentine Riley, or Charles Riley (1843-1895), the "father of economic entomology" and "State entomologist of Missouri" starting in 1868. Native of England emigrating...

4. E. Pinkert, Furrier E. Pinkert, Furrier ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for E. Pinkert showing a tray with picture cards on it. The top card has three birds sitting on a limb, one, a robin, singing. One of two cards with similar design and theme. Cards are...

5. E. Pinkert, Furrier E. Pinkert, Furrier ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for E. Pinkert showing a tray with picture cards on it. The top card has three birds sitting on a limb, one singing. One of two cards with similar design and theme. Cards are embossed....

6. Emil Scharnagel Emil Scharnagel ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Emil Scharnagel showing a small person or child with red pants and cap and yellow wings looking at the writing on the card which is surrounded by flowers and insects. Front of card...

7. Grasshopper Plague in Lawrence, Kansas Grasshopper Plague in Lawrence, Kansas March 22, 1905 Account of experiences with the 1874-1875 grasshopper or locust plague in Lawrence, Kansas, utilizing resourcefulness to manage a good crop in 1875 after encouraging the insects to leave.

8. Jones Dry Goods Co. Jones Dry Goods Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Jones Dry Goods Co. showing an image of a white man in a pith helmet looking at a black man in native dress with spear and shield resting on tree behind. Caption says: "The Great American...

9. Kansas City Wire and Iron Works Kansas City Wire and Iron Works ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Kansas City Wire and Iron Works showing a person with white wings and a cap with antennae wearing a purple jumpsuit with flared sleeves standing around with a variety of insects including...

10. Magic of The Beanstalk Magic of The Beanstalk July 27, 2005 Feature article on Kansas City's Community Gardens. The Beanstalk, the new children's garden in Swope Park, allows kids--and adults--''to see a perfectly kept garden of vegetables and colorful flowers''...

11. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Photo and bio of Dr. Charles Frederick Adams, or Charles Adams, physician and "research entomologist" starting in the beginning of the 20th century at the Kansas City Medical College, Kansas City Dental...

12. Missouri Heritage Missouri Heritage May/31/1969 Portrait and biographical article about Charles Hardin, founder of "the Hardin college for women at Mexico," Missouri, and elected the 22nd governor of Missouri in 1875, the year of the grasshopper plague...

13. The Bee Hunter The Bee Hunter Winter 1979 A history of the spread of domestic European bees into the western United States. The author summarizes their introduction to North America in the seventeenth century and draws upon the accounts of western...

14. The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 Portrait and biographical sketch of Charles Valentine Riley, or Charles Riley (1843-1895), the "father of economic entomology" and "State Entomologist of Missouri" starting in 1868. Native of England emigrating...

15. The Great Grasshopper Dinner in Warrensburg in the Spring of 1875 The Great Grasshopper Dinner in Warrensburg in the Spring of 1875 September 2007 A two-part article recounting the grasshopper invasion of 1873-75, especially its effect in Johnson County, Missouri. It includes short newspaper and diary accounts of the disastrous effects of the grasshopper...

16. The Royal Kingbirds of Kauffman Stadium The Royal Kingbirds of Kauffman Stadium July 2011 Article spotlights the spring migration of kingbirds from southern Mexico to Kansas City's own Kauffman Stadium. The kingbirds begin nesting near the end of April, feasting on the abundance of flying insects...

17. Unidentified Club Unidentified Club Unidentified men wearing club uniforms adorned with insects and hats reading "Missouri" and "KC 1".