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61. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Reminiscences by Daniel Geary from 1915 about the radical changes in the topography in the Town of Kansas around 1856-1859, as its early streets were built and hills graded for settlement. Description...

62. 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. H. C. Morrison, "druggist, and a member of the upper council, Kansas City. Born in Maryland in 1843 and serving the Union in the Civil War before coming to Kansas City in 1870...

63. 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 Photo and bio of Captain John Weller (1825-1884), a real estate developer and former riverboat captain. Born in Illinois in 1825 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri in 1854 as a farmer before operating...

64. 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. Putnam Francis Peet, or Putnam Peet, a homeopathic physician born in New York in 1847 and coming to Kansas City in 1885, with offices "at 536 Main street, in the new Ridge Building."...

65. A. N. Sadler A. N. Sadler February 10, 1890 Illustration and ad for A. N. Sadler, "the retiring clothier" at Missouri Avenue and Main Street.

66. A New Madrid: The Main Street Theater Is Getting a Face-Lift A New Madrid: The Main Street Theater Is Getting a Face-Lift March/16/2001 Photos and article about the 2001 restoration of the Madrid Theater, built in 1926 at 3810 Main Street. History of the theater, "promised to be 'the' distinctive theater of Kansas City" with a Spanish...

67. A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered A Piece of KC's Past Is Rediscovered November 28, 2003 Article details the recent suggestion that part of the original riverboat landing or wharf area on Kansas City's waterfront is visible. Geologist Richard Gentile thinks the exposed ledge that tilts toward...

68. A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940 July//1992 Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...

69. A. R. Jackson A. R. Jackson 1879 Business at 224 Main Street manufactured Display show cases.

70. A Regal Plastic Move: The 15-Year-Old Firm Now at 1725 Holmes A Regal Plastic Move: The 15-Year-Old Firm Now at 1725 Holmes October/18/1959 News of the move of the Regal Plastic Company from 2800 East 14th Street to 1700 Holmes Street.

71. A Store Palace A Store Palace January 1903 Description of the Duff & Repp Furniture Company building located at 1216-1220 Main Street; described as "the largest and most beautiful furniture store in the West." The article also describes various...

72. Abernathy Furniture Company Abernathy Furniture Company 1878 Brief history of "the furniture establishment of Abernathy, North & Orrison" of Kansas City started in about 1868 at 549-551 Main Street, surviving the panic of 1873 and becoming a "successful and promising...

73. About Town About Town February/20/1969

74. About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing About Town: Stuff of History at Art Showing December 16, 1976 Art gallery at 7600 State Line Road.

75. Abstracts Collection Finding Aid Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890) Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...

76. Adler's, Incorporated Adler's, Incorporated November/28/1984 Article about Adler's, Incorporated, a millinery or garment business.

77. 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....

78. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 81 with Kansas City Businesses Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 81 with Kansas City Businesses ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing nine advertising cards from Kansas City businesses showing:
1. Four cats. Card says: "Eyssell's Model Pharmacy. We mew for Eyssell Bros. Ginger Ale. Kansas City. Exposition....

79. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial view of rooftops and streets in area from approximately Main to Walnut and 12th to 9th Streets.

80. Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City Close-in aerial view of downtown buildings looking northeast from about 12th and Main. Includes the Kresge Dimestore, Parkview Drugstore and a partial view of the Jones Store in view at that intersection....