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1. Art Amid Destruction Art Amid Destruction August 4, 2011 "Project Reclamation," initiated by Kansas City artist Matt Dehaemers, was a fund-raising event that involved Joplin-area artists that created artworks using debris from the May 2011 tornado that devasted...

2. Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor 2008

3. Carver's Legacy Carver's Legacy August 2009 Pictures and article about the George Washington Carver National Monument just south of Joplin, Missouri, and its new makeover. It features a "replica classroom based on young George's Neosho school experience"...

4. Circus Society Banquet Circus Society Banquet August 4, 1961 Circus Historical Society banquet, Hotel Conner, Joplin, Missouri.

5. Circus Society Meeting Circus Society Meeting August, 1961 Attendees of Circus Historical Society meeting, Hotel Conner, Joplin, Missouri.

6. Circus Vehicles Circus Vehicles August, 1961 Hotel Conner, Joplin, Missouri. Vehicles in front associated with meeting of Circus Historical Society.

7. Connors Hotel Connors Hotel 1908 Dining room at Conners Hotel located in Joplin, Missouri.

8. Deaths: Ralph F. Oberlechner Deaths: Ralph F. Oberlechner December/27/1975 Photo and obituary for Ralph Oberlechner, "55, of 5112 Manning, Raytown, architect and owner of the Ralph F. Oberlechner Associates, architects, engineers and consultants, 6225 Brookside" Boulevard. Native...

9. Double Wedding: 75th Anniversary Long after 'Stir' Double Wedding: 75th Anniversary Long after 'Stir' June/30/1974 Biographical article about the 75th wedding anniversary of Charles Coombs, and his wife, Elsie Coombs, married in a secret wedding on July 4, 1899 before moving from Joplin, Missouri, to the Kansas City...

10. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Henry Lisch, a banker and druggist born in Illinois in 1863 and moving to Joplin, Missouri and then becoming city treasurer of Oronogo, Missouri.

11. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Lee Moore, a merchant born in Virginia in 1860 and moving to Pottawottomie County, Kansas, in 1869 and then to Joplin, Missouri, in 1890 as a storekeeper and mining investor.

12. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Alfred Rogers, "president of the South West Missouri Electric Railway Company, and primarily founder of that excellent system." Born in Iowa in 1858 and moving to Kansas City, Kansas about...

13. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Patrick Murphy (1839-1900), "merchant and mine operator" starting as a western freighter about 1860 and moving to Joplin, Missouri, in 1871, becoming mayor and a banker there.

14. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of William Warren, "sheriff of Jasper County," Missouri, born in Kentucky in 1855 and raised in Joplin, Missouri.

15. Frank Lee Frank Lee April 18, 1905 One paragraph of biography about Frank Lee, a national representative from Missouri and lawyer in Joplin, Missouri, born in Johnson County, Kansas, in 1873.

16. G.W. Potter, Jr. G.W. Potter, Jr. Photo and multiple articles about G. W. Potter, Jr., or Bill Potter, a suspense novelist in Kansas City writing under the pen name of E. L. Withers. Born about 1930 and coming to Kansas City in 1950 from...

17. Good Telephone Service Good Telephone Service September 1899 Article describing the toll service provided by the Missouri and Kansas Telephone Company and the coverage area reaching all the way to Joplin, Missouri, and Pittsburg, Kansas. Long distance services include...

18. Jacie Scott: Daisy in Her Tenth Decade Jacie Scott: Daisy in Her Tenth Decade April 7, 2007 The "Name Dropping" column features Jacquelyn (Jacie) Mallory Scott, age 98. She was born in Joplin, MIssouri, on January 4, 1909 to Dr. William Harrison Mallory and Edith Grant. She was married to attorney...

19. Jasper-Newton Counties Jasper-Newton Counties 1921 Geological map showing mining and mineralized areas of Jasper and Newton counties depicting bedrock and mineralized areas, including current and prospective mining sites. Also included are local schools,...

20. Joplin District Joplin District 1906 (1944 reprint) Topographical map of an area of southwest Missouri and the adjacent area of southeast Kansas, including the cities of Joplin, Carthage, and Webb City in Missouri, and Galena and Baxter Springs in Kansas....