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1. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Mention of John Boarman "buil[ding] the first business house, south of the Levee on the south side of Third Street about 100 feet east of Main Street" in Kansas City, circa 1857. Description of the city...

2. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Mention of Franklin Conant's Dry Goods Store, "the direct predecessor to the present [1915] Emery Bird Thayer establishment," at "Delaware Street and the Levee."

3. Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid ca. 1860-1910s Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....

4. Alexander Harris Alexander Harris 1968 Photo and bio of Alexander Harris (1820-1898), twice mayor of Kansas City in 1866 and in 1888, born "either in Kentucky or Tennessee" and keeping a saloon in Kansas City by the early 1850s "on Main Street...

5. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Comparisons of Kansas City's topography, from the levee to Westport, to Chicago and of its growth to Chicago, Memphis, Savannah, and Philadelphia.

6. Anthony Mason Anthony Mason 1901 Photo and bio of Anthony Mason (1827-1892), a realtor and operator of "a steam cracker factory on the levee," coming to Kansas City in 1870 as a native of New York.

7. Approved Missouri River Plan Approved Missouri River Plan 1945 Map of the Missouri River basin from Montana to Missouri showing existing and proposed irrigation, reservoirs, levees, and power plants.

8. Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River 2 postcard views of the Armour-Swift-Burlington Bridge and The Levee, Missouri River

9. Biography of George Van Millett (1864-1953), Artist Biography of George Van Millett (1864-1953), Artist 2003

10. Colonel Robert T. Van Horn: His Life and Public Service Colonel Robert T. Van Horn: His Life and Public Service October 1924 Mention of "John Bauerlein's store" as being located beneath the residence of Robert Van Horn and his wife in 1856-1857, in "a brick building at the corner of Walnut Street and the Levee."

11. Commerce Bank Commerce Bank File contains a brochure with a postcard illustration and history of the Bank of Commerce Building, built in 1907 at 10th and Walnut Streets by architect Jarvis Hunt, also the architect of the Kansas City...

12. Costs Mount as River Erodes Costs Mount as River Erodes January 16, 2007 Missouri River channel erosion is causing problems with the water supply for the metro area. "A levee and a wharf area in Kansas City, Kan., are among the places where the river is making channel cuts...

13. Cowtown Chronicles: The Legend of Westport Methodist's Steeple Bell Cowtown Chronicles: The Legend of Westport Methodist's Steeple Bell December 2000 Story of the procurement of the bell at the Westport United Methodist Church by Reverend Nathan Scarritt (the church's founder in 1853) in 1856 from a sinking steamboat at the Levee.

14. Delaware Avenue Delaware Avenue Postcard of Delaware Avenue

15. Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid circa 1950s-1990s Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...

16. Down by the River Down by the River August 2001 Photos, map, and article about the resurgence (especially since urban renewal in the 1990s centering around the City Market and Delaware Street) of the River Market, the site of the original Town of Kansas...

17. Dr. Benoist Troost Dr. Benoist Troost Illustrations and information on Dr. Benoist Troost (1786-1859), the "first resident physician of Kansas City." Native of Holland (also known as the Netherlands) emigrating to Saint Louis in 1845 before...

18. Dr. Isaac Ridge Dr. Isaac Ridge 1908 Photo and bio of Dr. Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), "the first college graduated physician to locate in Kansas City." Native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City in 1848 with offices on the Levee serving as a doctor...

19. Dr. Johnston Lykins Dr. Johnston Lykins 1968 (first edition 1950) Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), a physician, Baptist missionary, realtor, the first legal mayor of Kansas City (from 1853 to 1855), and native of Virginia. Description...

20. Encyclopedia of History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Dr. Isaac Ridge, "pioneer physician" of Kansas City and its first official city physician. Born in Kentucky in 1825 and coming to Kansas City in 1848 as a doctor at the Levee before moving...