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1. ''Aunt Maria'' Moore Is Dead ''Aunt Maria'' Moore Is Dead December 1, 2003 A reprint from "The Times", Pleasant Hill, Mo., May 8, 1936. Maria Moore came to Jackson County, Missouri as one of the slaves of Jabez Smith. She was later sold to Tom Thomas of Pleasant Hill and spent...

2. 'Let He Who Is without Sin. ..' 'Let He Who Is without Sin. ..' July//1982 Article about the internal squabbling and political jockeying of the Jackson County Office of Human Relations and Citizens Complaints, "an office which is supposed to keep an eye on other offices, helping...

3. . ..Presenting Harry Gambrel: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Harry Gambrel: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month February//1947 Biographical article about Harry Gambrel, "[t]he new presiding judge of the county court, Jackson County, Missouri." Former member of "the Youth Movement in Kansas City" in 1934 before co-founding the...

4. 1831 Unchronicled Courthouse Familiar [Past Future?] Is Not First Brick Courthouse 1831 Unchronicled Courthouse Familiar [Past Future?] Is Not First Brick Courthouse September//1973 Investigative report on the "discovery of the existence of an apparently unchronicled early Jackson County Courthouse, built in 1831 on Independence Square, demolished in 1836, and replaced on its foundation...

5. 1921 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1921 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1921 Map shows roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates type of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines and streams are also shown.

6. 1922 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1922 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1922 Map showing roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates type of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, and streams are also shown. Only a few major roads in...

7. 1923 Map of Road Overseer Districts of Jackson County, Missouri 1923 Map of Road Overseer Districts of Jackson County, Missouri 1923 Map of Jackson County, Missouri, indicating surface conditions of roads, plus railroads, electric lines, streams, etc. Under title of map: "Leo E. Koehler. County Surveyor and Ex-officio County Highway...

8. 1924 Road Map of Jackson County, MO. 1924 Road Map of Jackson County, MO. 1924 Black and white map shows different types of roads (macadam, graded, oiled, and earth) as well as railroads, electric lines, section lines, towns, and streams.

9. 1931 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1931 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1931 Map showing roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates kind of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams are also shown. Only a few major...

10. 1932 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1932 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1932 Map showing roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates kind of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams are also shown. Only a few major...

11. 1933 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1933 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1933 Map shows roads in Jackson County, Missouri. Legend indicates kind of road (macadam, graded, etc.). Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams are also shown. Only a few major...

12. 1934 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1934 Road Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1934 Map shows roads in Jackson County. Legend indicates kind of road (paved, oiled earth, state highway, etc.) Section lines, electric lines, railroad lines, schools, and streams also shown. Only a few major...

13. 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Map of county, state and United States roads in Jackson County, Missouri, including rural schools, churches and cemeteries. Legend includes conditions of roads. Regional map of Kansas City on back.

14. 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1941 Map of county, state and United States roads in Jackson County, Missouri, including rural schools, churches and cemeteries. Legend includes conditions of roads. Regional map of Kansas City on back.

15. 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Highway Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1963 Road map of Jackson County, Missouri depicting U.S., state, and county highways. Map also shows towns, smaller roads within towns outside Kansas City city limits, parks, bodies of water, schools, churches,...

16. 4 Generations--The Shawhan Distillery 4 Generations--The Shawhan Distillery December 1965 Photo and article about the Holladay distillery in Weston, Missouri, established in 1856 by the Holladay family and bought by the Shawhan family in around 1900, with a photo of the "Shawhan distillery...

17. A Bit about New Santa Fe A Bit about New Santa Fe October/17/1962 File containing the article about the history of the town of New Santa Fe in southwestern Jackson County, in Washington Township at about 121st and State Line Roads.

18. A Book Every Citizen Should See A Book Every Citizen Should See 1933 Printed letter to introduce the 1933 book "Results of County Planning, Jackson County, Missouri," to the public published by Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman. Truman writes of the advantages enjoyed by...

19. A Courthouse Revival A Courthouse Revival January 2, 2008 The historic Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, on the National Register of Historic Places and originally constructed in 1836, is slated for major renovations. Currently "senior citizens...

20. A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports A Fan of the Law, Family and Sports July 12, 2007 Featured in tribute in the "Remembrances" section is Julian M. Levitt, a former Jackson County Circuit Court judge. He died July 4, 2007. Includes his picture.