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Bolling, Richard W
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Nancy J Hulston
Henry R Luce
E J Davison
Abortion Limits Question Persists in Veto Session
Discusses the veto session planned by Missouri legislators in which they are to vote on an abortion bill, HB427.
Autograph Book Finding Aid
This 89-page book of autographs does not contain the owner or compiler's name. The 244 signatures appear to have been gathered during 1867-1868. With each name is a state, and because the name of Schulyer...
Biography of Harold Holliday Sr. (1918-1985), Lawyer, Legislator, and Civil Rights Activist
Biography of Harry Wiggins (1932-2004), Lawyer and Legislator
Biography of Henry Lee Jost (1873-1950), Mayor
Biography of James Alexander Reed (1861-1944), Attorney and Politician
Biography of Joseph B. Shannon (1867-1943), Congressman
Biography of Leon Jordan (1905-1970), Political Leader and Co-Founder of Freedom, Inc.
Biography of Phillip Curls (1942-2007), Legislator and Political Activist
Biography of Robert Van Horn (1824-1916), Newspaperman and Civic Leader
Citizens Conference of State Legislators
File contains "A souvenir booklet of the Citizens Conference on State Legislatures' 1974 Legislative Awards Presentation at the White House," about state legislatures in general, with photos.
Corruption: Missouri Waltz
Article about the reformist investigation of various types of corruption in the latest session of the Missouri State Legislature, led by lawyer Charles Martin Hay, pointing out several suspicious labor...
Dick Bolling: Kansas City Power in the House
Biographical article about national representative from Missouri Richard "Dick" Bolling, or Richard Bolling, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee of the United States House of Representatives and known...
Information about the duels in early Missouri history, mostly between 1817 and 1840. Of note are those that led to the deaths of local statesmen Charles Lucas (involved in the founding of Columbia, Missouri,...
E. J. Davison Autograph Book Finding Aid
This 73-page autograph book was compiled, according to dates found with some signatures, in 1878-79 by E. J. Davison in Washington, D.C. The focus of the signatures center around United States government...
Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital
Postcard of Eleanor Taylor Bell Memorial Hospital
Faces of the Past
Photo and biographical sketch of former federal representative of Missouri Richard Bolling, serving 24 years in Congress starting in 1948, visiting Kansas City occasionally in his semi-retirement for academic...
First Vehicle Crosses Bond Bridge
September 28, 2010
On September 27, 2010, Brad Regehr and his wife Wanda were the first to cross the new Christopher S. Bond Bridge (Bond Bridge) that replaces the Paseo Bridge. "More than 700 community leaders, politicians,...
Forty Years in the House: A Composite Portrait of Missouri Women Legislators
Biographical information about the female legislators in the state government of Missouri, starting with the first in 1922, with photos.
Francis Preston Blair, Jr.
Photo and biographical sketch of Francis Preston Blair, Jr., or Frank Blair (1821-1875), a Union officer and presidential cabinet member during the Civil War from Missouri, originally from Kentucky, describing...
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