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21. Dr. William James Thompkins Dr. William James Thompkins October 8, 1932 Biography and photo of physician William J. Thompkins, "First Colored Superintendant of the Hospital", born in 1879 in Jefferson City, Missouri.

22. Dr. William Thompkins Dr. William Thompkins April 18, 1905 Biographical sketch of Dr. William Thompkins, a black Kansas City physician and former "recorder of deeds for the district of Columbia [Washington, D. C.]." Born about 1885 in Jefferson City, Missouri...

23. Executive Mansion: This Old House, Built 91 Years Ago for the State's Governors, Is Now the Domain of Executive Mansion: This Old House, Built 91 Years Ago for the State's Governors, Is Now the Domain of Charming Mrs. John M. Dalton, Reigning First Lady of Missouri April/1/1962 Article about the Missouri governor's mansion in Jefferson City, Missouri, and its occupants, Governor John Dalton and his wife, Jerry Dalton, with photos and descriptions of their large parties there....

24. Felix Payne and William Thompkins Felix Payne and William Thompkins 2006 Book excerpt about Felix Payne, founder and publisher of the Kansas City American newspaper during its run from 1928 to 1941. Payne was a native of Marshall, Missouri coming to Kansas City around 1900...

25. Gabriel Nelson Gresham Gabriel Nelson Gresham Vertical file containing a typewritten obituary, presumably a copy of a newspaper article, about Gabriel Nelson Gresham, or Gabriel Gresham, a former principal of Lincoln High School in Kansas City. Gresham...

26. In the Pen: The Oldest Prison West of the Mississippi Will Close Soon In the Pen: The Oldest Prison West of the Mississippi Will Close Soon February-March//2001 Photos and article about the history of the Jefferson City Correctional Center, formerly the Missouri State Penitentiary, opened in 1836 as "the first prison built west of the Mississippi River" and planned...

27. Integration of Cultures as Reflected in the Services of a Mid-Missouri College Library Integration of Cultures as Reflected in the Services of a Mid-Missouri College Library March 1964 Article about the history of Lincoln University, founded (as Lincoln Institute) in Jefferson City, Missouri, in 1866 as an all-black college before becoming desegregated in 1954. Description of the gradual...

28. Jefferson City, Missouri Jefferson City, Missouri n.d. Framed (14 in. x 18 in.) and matted color print entitled, "View of Jefferson City, Mo." which depicts a Civil War era Jefferson City. It shows the new fortifications and the arrival and departure of troops....

29. Jefferson City, Missouri Jefferson City, Missouri Photos and information on Jefferson City, Missouri, the Missouri state capital city in the central part of the state.

30. John A. Bushnell Family Papers Finding Aid John A. Bushnell Family Papers Finding Aid 1842-1914 John A. Bushnell was a businessman who came to Missouri and settled in Calhoun, Henry County. Collection contains correspondence and legal documents. Most of the material relates to Henry County, Missouri,...

31. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Mathilde Dallmeyer Shelden, or Mathilde Shelden (1885-1980), "a pioneer in the Missouri suffrage movement." Native of Jefferson City, Missouri coming to Kansas City in 1920 with residence...

32. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development 1890 Photos and biographical sketches of Dr. John Langsdale and Hinton Noland of Kansas City. Description of Langsdale as a physician and "coroner-elect," born in Monroe County, Missouri, in 1856 and moving...

33. Liberty (Mo.) Tribune Papers Finding Aid Liberty (Mo.) Tribune Papers Finding Aid 1800-1880s, bulk 1830s-1860s This collection contains items crica 1832–1880s submitted to the Liberty (Mo.) Tribune for publication in the newspaper. They cover a variety of topics. Of particular interest are letters written from...

34. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of James Houchin, "the foremost horse breeder in Missouri," born in Illinois in 1869 and moving to Jefferson City, Missouri, about 1892. Not a resident of Kansas City but connected with it...

35. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of James Ray Samuel, or James Samuel, county clerk of Jackson County. Born in Jefferson City, Missouri in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in about the late 1880s.

36. Mid-Missouri: the Thriving Communities of Columbia and Jefferson City Mid-Missouri: the Thriving Communities of Columbia and Jefferson City October 2000 Missouri's center of education, government and future growth

37. Missouri Capitol Missouri Capitol

38. Missouri Capitol Building Missouri Capitol Building 1934-08-21 View of State Capitol looking north.

39. 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 One paragraph of biography about James Houchin (1869-1933) former owner of the Madison Hotel in Jefferson City, Missouri, and unsuccessful candidate for governor, native to Illinois.

40. 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 One paragraph of biography about James McHenry (1836-1903), a judge and Missouri state official native to Jefferson City, Missouri, and coming to Kansas City in 1865.