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White, John Barber
Businesses -- Early
William M Reddig
Citizens Historical As...
John Barber White
Walter P Tracy
'Loggers' Converge at City Park
Photo and article about the high demand for dead trees from Kansas City parks as wood-burning fuel during the energy crisis.
11th Street West Historic District
A History of Kansas City, Mo.: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists
Description of the Kansas City area's timber resources in the context of agricultural implement and furniture manufacture.
A Small City Whose Growth Is Aided and Controlled by a Plan
Photos and article about the town of Longview, Washington, organized and funded by Robert Long, or R. A. Long, of Kansas City, president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company (involved in the lumber industry...
B. W. Zimmerman
Head and shoulders portrait of B. W. Zimmerman, member of Southwestern Lumbermen's Association.
Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor
Biography of Robert A. Long (1850-1934), Lumberman
Building with Foster Lumber over 71 Years
Story of the Foster Lumber Company, established in Randolph, Kansas, in 1879 by John McCullough Foster, or John Foster, and growing with the country to the West, especially along railroad routes and in...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketch of Alvah Otis Thompson, or Alvah Thompson, president of the A. O. Thompson Lumber Company at 3100 East 18th Street. Born in Illinois in 1867 and coming to Kansas City as a member of...
Cyrus B. Sweet
Biographical sketch of Cyrus Bardeen Sweet, or Cyrus Sweet, "vice president and assistant general manager of. ..the Long-Bell Lumber Company." Born in Illinois in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1900...
Dan G. Saunders
Head and shoulders portrait of Dan G. Saunders, member of Southwestern Lumbermen's Association.
Dictionary of Missouri Biography
Biographical information about Robert Alexander Long, or R. A. Long (1850-1934), "Missouri's most famous lumber entrepreneur" and owner of "the nation's largest lumber produc[ing]" company in 1920, with...
Early History of the Lumber Trade in Kansas City: The Prophetic City
History of late 1800s Kansas City especially pertaining to the lumber industry.
Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference
Photo and bio of William Dulany, "pioneer and man of affairs," born in Howard County, Missouri, in 1818, becoming a lumber industry executive.
Second article of a two-part series on the transition of Reynolds County, Missouri, a poor, rural Ozark community of heavily forested land, from a lumber-based economy to 21st century possibilities in...
F. P. Strickland
Head and shoulders portrait of F. P. Strickland, member of Southwestern Lumbermen's Association.
Foster Lumber Company
July 4, 1880
Advertisement for Foster Lumber Company.
Frank R. Lanter
Head and shoulders portrait of Frank R. Lanter, member of Southwestern Lumbermen's Association.
Friendly Floors of Dierks Oak in Kansas City Homes of Distinction
Photos of new homes with addresses and builders associated with the Dierks Lumber & Coal Company.
George M. Griffin
Head and shoulders portrait of George M. Griffin, member of Southwestern Lumbermen's Association.
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