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1. Independence, Missouri County Court Independence, Missouri County Court

2. Jackson County Courthouse At Kansas City Jackson County Courthouse At Kansas City

3. Jackson County Courthouse At Independence Jackson County Courthouse At Independence

4. Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum February 26, 2008 A group of people are proposing an art museum be put in the old Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, in an effort to help generate money for the $10 million restoration of the courthouse...

5. County's Birthday Party: Jackson County Bicentennial Commission Will Stage Gala Dec. 15 at Independence County's Birthday Party: Jackson County Bicentennial Commission Will Stage Gala Dec. 15 at Independence October//1976 Announcement of the "celebration of the sesquicentennial of Jackson County" in 1976 at Independence, with illustrations and description of the various Jackson County courthouses, starting with the first...

6. Independence, the Early Years Independence, the Early Years Fall//1993 Article about the early history of Independence, Missouri and its important historic structures and events, including the courthouse, various mansions, violence in the Civil War and against the Mormons,...

7. County's Log Courthouse Outlasts Successors County's Log Courthouse Outlasts Successors August 1977 Article about the enduring original Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, made of logs in 1859 but outlasting most of its successors with the help of restoration.

8. Moving Time for Archives: New Research Rooms in Old Courthouse to Have Library Atmosphere Moving Time for Archives: New Research Rooms in Old Courthouse to Have Library Atmosphere October 1972 Article about the transfer of the location of the Jackson County Historical Society's archives from their 14-year stay at the Truman Library to a more permanent home in the Jackson County Courthouse on...

9. Harry Would Feel Right at Home in this Landmark Harry Would Feel Right at Home in this Landmark June 7, 2013 Article describes renovations being completed at the Jackson County Truman Courthouse in Independence. A brief history of the building is provided. Community leaders associated with the project are interviewed...

10. They Have Faith in Their Film They Have Faith in Their Film November 13, 2010 Article profiles a movie, "Three Blind Saints," being filmed at the Jackson County Courthouse on Independence Square, by Attaboy Media Productions, a Lee's Summit company specializing in "family-friendly...

11. Bringing Back The Square Bringing Back The Square May 9, 2010 Article profiles Ken and Cindy McClain who have poured their energies and their fortune into reviving the Independence square. Starting with Ophelia's restaurant, which they opened in the former Katz Drugstore...

12. Courthouse Collection Courthouse Collection September 7, 2013 Article provides details concerning the opening of the Jackson County Museum of Art, located within the historic Truman Courthouse in Independence, Missouri. Some of the items on display, 27 paintings...

13. Jackson County's First Judges Jackson County's First Judges April 10, 1905 Description of the appointment of the first three Jackson County judges in 1827. "On the 22nd day of January, 1827, the legislature appointed Abraham McClelland, Richard Fristoe and Henry Burris as presiding...

14. Harry S. Truman Statue Harry S. Truman Statue 1993 Detail view of Harry Truman statue located near east exterior of second building.

15. Jackson County Courhouse, Independence Jackson County Courhouse, Independence Distant view of courthouse and surrounding square.

16. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Entire chapter on the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence and a section on the architect of the Kansas City courthouses, Asa Beebe Cross, built in 1872 and 1892.

17. K. C.'s New Building Recalls 100 Years of Progress K. C.'s New Building Recalls 100 Years of Progress September/16/1934 Extensive article about the new Jackson County Courthouse at 12th and Oak Streets and its architecture, statuary, interior, etc., including contrasts with the older design of the Independence courthouse....

18. Independence, Missouri Courthouse Independence, Missouri Courthouse N.d. Folder contains a color lithograph entitled "Independence-Courthouse(Missouri)" by Aus. d Kunstanst.

19. Matt T. Field on the Santa Fe Trail Matt T. Field on the Santa Fe Trail 1960 Footnote about the original "two-room cabin-courthouse, built in 1828" in Independence, replaced five times up to 1932.

20. First Jackson County courthouse, Independence First Jackson County courthouse, Independence 1916 Full frontal and side view.