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Floyd C Shoemaker
A Week in the Life of Kearney: Stories From the Missouri Photo Workshop
The community of Kearney, Missouri, is portrayed with 15 color photographs taken as part of the Missouri Photo Workshop. Photos show school scenes, people of all ages, and a business street.
A Window on the World
Photographs and article about the rural home near Kearney, Missouri, of Dutch artist Marjolein Bastin, who has been associated with Hallmark Cards since 1991. Called ''Blue Skies,'' the prairie-style home...
Clay County, Missouri Falls
Exterior view of people gathered around what is identified on the back of the photograph as Fishing River Falls. Back also says Trysting place James Boys, Clay Co. near Kearney. It is believed this site...
Dead Towns Live in Memories
Article about towns no longer in existence in Clay County, Missouri, including Arley, Winner, Centerville, Greenville, Gosneyville, and Clayville, Missouri.
Following Jesse James
Article describes a series of geographic locations associated with the life and death of Jesse James. Landmarks in Independence, Liberty, St. Joseph, and Kearney, Missouri are among the subjects of the...
Frank James Death Certificate
One paragraph about a copy of the death certificate of outlaw Frank James (1843-1915) given to the Friends of the James Farm in Kearney, Missouri.
Friends of the James Farm Bash
Boggs relates his experience at the Friends of the James Farm Reunion held in June at the farm in Kearney, Missouri. Descendants of the James brothers, Frank and Jesse, and other family and visitors meet...
James (Jim) Robert Cummins
Charcoal portrait of James (Jim) Cummins (sometimes spelled Cummings) in suit coat and checked (?) shirt. The drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right...
James Farm Gate Entrance
View from road looking at a gate with James Farm written on the top. Believed to be entrance to James Family farm near Kearney, Missouri, birthplace of Frank and Jesse James.
Milton Perry, curator of the James farm near Kearney, Missouri, in August 1984, related that Jesse James, Jr. formed a film company called the Mystical Company and wrote and filmed a movie about 1919-1920...
Jesse James Time Line
Appendix I of this book is "A Jesse James time line, including princiipal crimes attributed to the James-Younger Gang." It begins with December 28, 1841, when Robert James and Zerelda Cole, parents of...
Jesse James' Secret Ceremony Goes Off . . . With a Hitch
April 1, 2006
Brief article describing the wedding of Jesse James to his first cousin, Zerelda "Zee" Mimms. The wedding, officiated by Methodist minister William James (an uncle of the bride and groom), took place in...
View identified as Washington Street in Kearney, Missouri.
View of Kearney, Missouri, identified as Washington Street east from Jefferson Street.
View of Kearney, Missouri, with the bank on the left.
View of Kearney, Missouri, with the Bank of Kearney in view.
View identified at the First Baptist Church in Kearney, Missouri.
Street level view of the Fry Funeral Home located in Kearney, Missouri.
Kearney, Missouri Cemetery
View of the Samuels/James grave markers in the Kearney, Missouri cemetery.
Kearney, Missouri Church
View identified as the First Baptist Church in Kearney, Missouri.
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