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//1985 (2)
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41. Gabriel Prudhomme Estate Gabriel Prudhomme Estate 1956 A 16 page typescript (carbon copy) paper on the Gabriel Prudhomme estate, the parcel of land on the riverfront area in the 1820s "bec[oming] the Town of Kansas" following its owner's death in 1831. Description...

42. Gambling Halls, Saloons and Bawdy Houses Gambling Halls, Saloons and Bawdy Houses July 1, 1972 Article provides a brief history of Kansas City's gambling halls, saloons and houses of prostitution. Some of the establishments mentioned include Faro Number Three, Faro Number Twelve Marble Hall, Fortune...

43. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book 1904-05 1905 Section on early history of Kansas City to about 1900.

44. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 History of Kansas City's land as real estate from 1838 Indian-dominated territory to the turn of the nineteenth century Southwest influence.

45. Harry Truman's Kansas City: Part I Harry Truman's Kansas City: Part I 1996 Highlights of Truman's early years, including living in working in downtown Kansas City.

46. Historic Towns of the Western States Historic Towns of the Western States 1901 Chapter of the book about the history of Kansas City, Missouri, describing its location and distinction from Kansas City, Kansas and covering its history from early settlers of the 1800s to early buildings,...

47. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October//1909

48. Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City from the Beginning to 1909 October 1909 Chronological history of the Kansas City area with descriptions of events and periods from the "beginning" to 1909. Kansas Missouri state boundary discussed as a result of Indian treaties.

49. Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 1910 Annotated chronology of the history of Kansas City, Missouri from prehistoric Indian eras to 1909, covering its many political changes in ownership (Spain, France, England, etc.).

50. Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 Historical Sketch of Kansas City, Mo., from the Beginning to 1909 1911 History of the Kansas City area to its known origins, including the "more than probable" visit of white explorer Coronado in 1541.

51. Historical Sketches of Kansas City Historical Sketches of Kansas City 1897 Booklet about the history of the Catholic Church in Kansas City, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, including the works of early priests such as Bernard Donnelly, with some secular history of the area...

52. Housing Pioneer Improved KC Area Housing Pioneer Improved KC Area October 6, 2007 Editorial page article mentions African American real-estate agent Don Sewing who in 1966 moved his family to Fairway in Johnson County, Kansas. This move broke the color barrier in northeast Johnson County....

53. How Westport Landing Won Success How Westport Landing Won Success June 1921 History of the settlement of the Kansas City area starting with Francois Chouteau in 1821 and progressing through the period of prominence for Independence with the Wayne City Landing, Westport through...

54. In Kansas City Forty Years Ago In Kansas City Forty Years Ago 1912-1933 (bulk 1914-1918) A collection of 268 pages of photocopies of the unsigned column "In Kansas City Forty Years Ago", which ran in the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times. The columns span 1912 to 1937, with the bulk of...

55. In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates 1898, ca. Book interspersed with numerous photographs illustrating early Kansas City, including a photo of Sarah Walter Chandler Coates, or Sarah Coates, on the frontispiece.

56. Insiders Guide to Kansas City Insiders Guide to Kansas City June//1992 Article of little known facts about Kansas City, including visits by famous people and residents, unexpected origins of local institutions, etc.

57. James Hyatt McGee James Hyatt McGee 1953 A 28 page biographical paper by Mildred Cox about James Hyatt McGee, or James McGee (1786-1840), a native of Virginia moving to Clay County, Missouri, in 1827 and then to Kansas City in Jackson County...

58. K. C., Mo. River Navigation Company's Westport Landing Riverboat K. C., Mo. River Navigation Company's Westport Landing Riverboat August//1970 Photo and article about the boat called "Westport-Landing, a 200 passenger riverboat and party barge" "currently running public excursions and chartered parties from its dock on the south bank of the Missouri...

59. Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Autumn//1964 About a page of excerpts from historical records from 1846-1847.

60. Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Kansas before 1854: A Revised Annals Summer//1965 Quotes from old newspapers about the growth of the town of Kansas, including the Liberty Tribune and the Saint Louis Daily Union.