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1. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Head and shoulders portrait.

2. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Head and shoulders portrait.

3. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Head and shoulders portrait, in top hat.

4. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Postcard of the Alexander Majors Residence

5. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Partial side view; located at 8145 State Line.

6. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Partial frontal and side view; located at 8145 State Line.

7. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Full rear view; located at 8145 State Line.

8. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Partial frontal and side view; located at 8145 State Line.

9. Louis A. Ruhl School Louis A. Ruhl School File contains a manuscript about the history of the Ruhl School, built on the former Alexander Majors estate after donation of its site by owner A. Louis Ruhl (1857-1936). Description of A. Louis Ruhl...

10. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Photos and information on Alexander Majors (1814-1900), a native of Kentucky becoming a prominent western freighter in the 1850s and head of the Pony Express in 1860-1861, with residence in Kansas City...

11. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence The Majors Home at 8145 State Line Road, was built by Alexander Majors, one of the founders of the Pony Express, in the late 1850s. He was also a partner in the famous Russell, Majors & Waddell freight...

12. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors Information on Alexander Majors, a prominent western freighter based in Kansas City before the Civil War, with photos and illustrations.

13. Alexander Majors Residence Alexander Majors Residence Nomination form for the National Register for the Alexander Majors home from May 1975.

14. The Life of Prof. F. T. Kemper, A. M., the Christian Educator The Life of Prof. F. T. Kemper, A. M., the Christian Educator //1884 Description of Alexander Majors as a father of a student at the Kemper School with remarks about his "earnest Christian" character.

15. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Book contains a photo and caption of the house built in about 1856 at 8145 State Line Road.

16. 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...

17. Alexander Majors Alexander Majors 1862 Description of Alexander Majors by the author, explorer Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890), upon their meeting in Saint Joseph in 1859 as "formerly one of the contractors for supplying the army in Utah--a...

18. Seventy Years on the Frontier Seventy Years on the Frontier 1893 Photos of Alexander Majors, a prominent western freighter buried in Kansas City in 1900.

19. John Major and Alexander Majors John Major and Alexander Majors 1901 Biographical sketches of Reverend John Sleet Major, or John Major (1788-1872), and Alexander Majors (1814-1900). Description of John Major as "a fine type of the pioneer preacher" and native of Virginia...

20. Empire on Wheels Empire on Wheels 1949 Descriptions of Alexander Majors (1814-1900), leader of the western freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell based near Kansas City in the mid-1800s. Mention of his marriage to his second wife, "Susan...