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1. ''Life Is Uncertain...'' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil War Diary ''Life Is Uncertain...'' Willard Hall Mendenhall's 1862 Civil War Diary July 1, 1984 Willard Hall Mendenhall began his diary on January 1, 1862 and maintained it into 1864 writing over 780 entries in four diaries. He lived a short distance from Lexington, Missouri in Layafette County....

2. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Joel Wells, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1855 and moving to Johnson County, Kansas in 1882. Description of his father, John Wells (1826-1893), a Santa Fe freighter...

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. John Day Wood, or John Wood, "president of the Bank of Independence, Independence, Missouri." Born in Lafayette County, Missouri in 1843 and becoming a physician there in the...

4. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Charles Wilson, a physician born in Iowa in 1863 and raised in Lafayette County, Missouri before coming to Kansas City in 1887 as a medical student.

5. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Blue Mills to Lexington, "Mile 358.3 - 323.4" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covered is Blue Mills to Lexington,...

6. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covers Lexington to Bakers,...

7. Annie Fickle Annie Fickle August/26/1903 Biographical article about Annie Fickle, a "leader among her sex in the work of caring for the wounded" in Civil War Missouri, caught helping a Confederate soldier escape and imprisoned.

8. Bates City Quadrangle Bates City Quadrangle 1951 Topographical map of an area east of Jackson County, in Lafayette County, featuring Sni-A-Bar Creek and Bates City. Roads of various grades are shown, as well as schools, churches, cemeteries. A small...

9. Biography of Annie J. Scott (1876-??), Missionary, Doctor, and Real Estate Developer Biography of Annie J. Scott (1876-??), Missionary, Doctor, and Real Estate Developer 1999

10. Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician 2008

11. Bridge Construction Project Bridge Construction Project November 21, 1938 View of unidentified men working on a WPA bridge construction project in Lafayette County, Missouri.

12. C. B. Hardin C. B. Hardin 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. C. B. Hardin, a physician born in Lafayette County, Missouri, in 1857 and coming to Kansas City about 1881.

13. Camden Quadrangle Camden Quadrangle 1951 Detailed topographical map of an area east of Jackson County on the Missouri River showing the following Ray County towns: Orrick, Albany, Fleming, Camden Junction, Camden. Napoleon and Waterloo are the...

14. Captain Walter Whitsett Captain Walter Whitsett 1908 Biographical sketch of Captain Walter Whitsett, "captain of station No. 1 of the police department." Born in Lafayette County, Missouri in 1867 and coming to Kansas City in the early 1880s as an assistant...

15. Chapel Hill College Chapel Hill College History of the Chapel Hill College, "the predecessor of Missouri Valley College" and established in Lafayette County, Missouri, about 1840 by A. W. Ridings and his brother T. W. Ridings (natives of North...

16. Chapel Hill, Missouri: A History of the Community and Chapel Hill College Chapel Hill, Missouri: A History of the Community and Chapel Hill College 2003 The last 17 pages of this 111 page manuscript contain cemetery listings for the following cemeteries: Chapel Hill, Old Concord, Shore, and Cobb. Also includes includes a list of faculty and students of...

17. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Index 1938 Biographical sketch of Fletcher Cowherd, president of the Fletcher Cowherd Company in the Dierks Building. He was born in 1859 in Lafayette County, Missouri, becoming a lawyer in Kansas City in 1879 and...

18. Col. Southern Dies; Wrote Own Obituary Col. Southern Dies; Wrote Own Obituary February/18/1956 Obituary for William Neil Southern, Jr., or William Southern, Jr., "founder of the 'Independence Examiner' [established in 1905] and its editor and publisher for 53 years" before retiring in 1951 and dying...

19. Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] Confederate Military History [and Extended Edition] //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Noah Haydon Gaines, or Noah Gaines, "well known professional man of Independence, Mo.," born in Lafayette County, Missouri, in 1843, becoming a dentist after the Civil War in 1874,...

20. Confederate Military History Extended Edition Confederate Military History Extended Edition //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Richard Keith, a Confederate veteran and western freighter after the Civil War, born in Lafayette County, Missouri, in 1842 and coming to Kansas City in 1871 as a merchant.