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21. Cultivating Community Cultivating Community September 25, 2011 Article spotlights Kansas City residents Jason and Candy Fields and other families who have transformed blighted properties in the Lykins Neighborhood into "urban homesteads." More than 20 families have...

22. Deaths: Frank A. Bettis, Sr. Deaths: Frank A. Bettis, Sr. August/4/1971 Photo and obituary for Frank Bettis, Sr., "owner of the F. A. Bettis Company, electrical manufacturers representative," great grandson of Dr. Johnston Lykins. Resident of 1307 East 81st Terrace and graduate...

23. Dr. J. W. Parker Account Books Finding Aid Dr. J. W. Parker Account Books Finding Aid 1851-1872 (bulk 1856-1872) Dr. J. W. Parker was called John as well as James and settled in Westport, Missouri, in 1851 where he practiced medicine among the white settlers and the Shawnee, Wyandotte, and Delaware Indians. During...

24. 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...

25. Dr. Johnston Lykins Dr. Johnston Lykins May/19/1838 Manuscript letter written by Dr. Johnston Lykins in 1838 in Illinois to his first wife, Delilah McCoy Lykins, or Delilah Lykins, living in Westport, Missouri.

26. Dr. Johnston Lykins Dr. Johnston Lykins April 17, 1905 Biographical sketch of Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), the first legal mayor of Kansas City, first postmaster of Westport (out of the Shawnee Mission), and first editor and publisher of a newspaper entirely...

27. Dr. Johnston Lykins Square Dr. Johnston Lykins Square 1995 Description of the 4.95-acre park acquired in 1913, between 7th, Jackson, 8th, and Myrtle Streets, with photos and history.

28. Dr. Johnston Lykins: Baptist Missionary, Realtor, Doctor, First Legal Mayor of Kansas City Dr. Johnston Lykins: Baptist Missionary, Realtor, Doctor, First Legal Mayor of Kansas City Winter 1996 Photo of Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), illustration of his home (built in 1857 at 12th and Washington Streets), and biographical article describing his life and career as a Baptist missionary, realtor,...

29. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1928 Photo of Dr. Johnston Lykins, Kansas City's first legal mayor (and second otherwise) on page 511 and illustration of his house at 12th and Washington Streets on page 475, with a biographical sketch of...

30. Early Kansas City Mayors Early Kansas City Mayors 1886 Composite portrait of mayors from 1853-1886. Includes: William S. Gregory, Johnston Lykins, John Johnson, Milton J. Payne, Robert T. Van Horn, A.L. Harris, Edward H. Allen, Frank R. Long, E. Milton McGee,...

31. Early Kansas City Mayors Early Kansas City Mayors 1886 Composite portrait of mayors from 1853-1886.

32. Early Kansas City Mayors Early Kansas City Mayors Composite portrait of mayors from 1853-1860 and 1862.

33. Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy Farms Owned by Isaac McCoy October 3, 1921 Description of the land owned by Reverend Isaac McCoy as his first farm and burial site for his wife, Christiana McCoy, and other family members. According to the local history index card, all a part of...

34. First Mansion Is Leased: Others Get Leasehold on 12th and Washington Corner First Mansion Is Leased: Others Get Leasehold on 12th and Washington Corner November?/18?/1923? Illustration and article about the former Dr. Johnston Lykins residence, built in the mid-19th century at the southwest corner of 12th and Washington Streets as "Kansas City's first mansion." Later "an...

35. Genealogy Vertical Files Shelf List Genealogy Vertical Files Shelf List A list of general subjects and family surnames in the genealogy vertical files.

36. General Maxwell Taylor General Maxwell Taylor August 21, 1955 Biographical article about General Maxwell Taylor, a military officer growing up in Kansas City. Born in Keytesville, Missouri in 1901 and coming here as a student at Lykins, McCoy, and Ashland Elementary...

37. General Maxwell Taylor General Maxwell Taylor July 5, 1959 Biographical article about General Maxwell Taylor, a military officer growing up in Kansas City. Born in Keytesville, Missouri in 1901 and coming here as a student at Lykins, McCoy, and Ashland Elementary...

38. George Caleb Bingham: A Catalogue Raisonne George Caleb Bingham: A Catalogue Raisonne 1967 Description of the portrait painting of Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876) by artist George Caleb Bingham, or George Bingham (1811-1879), located in the collection of the Native Sons of Kansas City.

39. Gone but Not Forgotten: William Hall Richardson Lykins Gone but Not Forgotten: William Hall Richardson Lykins Winter 1996 Portrait and biographical article about William Hall Richardson Lykins (ca. 1828-1893), "pioneer and scientist" residing at 414 West 13th Street in Kansas City. Description of his life and career as a...

40. Graffiti Gives Notice to Lykins House Graffiti Gives Notice to Lykins House July-August//1989 Photos and article about the uncertain future of the Lykins House, built in 1857 at 12th and Washington Streets. Description of its condition of disrepair and efforts by the Historic Kansas City Foundation...