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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. A Geographical History of the Santa Fe Trail A Geographical History of the Santa Fe Trail Summer 2011 An essay detailing the Santa Fe Trail that spanned from Santa Fe, New Mexico on the western end and the various accounts of where it may have ended on the eastern end, oftentimes being noted as Independence,...

3. A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives A Jumbo Crowd-Pleaser Arrives January 31, 2010 The Airline History Museum added a Lockheed L-1011 TriStar to its aircraft on display on January 29, 2010. The jumbo jet was headed for the scrap heap until an Arizona man donated the $100,000 that allowed...

4. A Long Long Trail A Long Long Trail March 1964 Photo and biographical article about Martin Jones, government surveyor of the Santa Fe Trail in 1876 and Jackson County surveyor from 1854 to 1860, assisting in "lay[ing] out the city limits of Independence...

5. A Manual for the Observance of Special Days in Missouri Schools A Manual for the Observance of Special Days in Missouri Schools 1926? One paragraph of biography about General John Pershing, "Commander-in-Chief of American Forces in France" during World War I, born in 1860 "at Lacled, Missouri," and serving as a military leader "in the...

6. A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America A Map of a Large Country Newly Discovered in the Nothern America 1698 (1903 reprint) Continuation of title: Situated between New Mexico and the Frozen Sea Together with the Course of the Great River Meschasipi.

Facsimile of 1698 map depicting Father Louis Hennepin's impressions...

7. A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies 1844 Photo reprint of a map showing westward routes, locations of Indian tribes in the middle west and western United States in 1844, and some particular notations which probably refer to details of Josiah...

8. A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies A Map of the Indian Territory, Northern Texas, and New Mexico, Showing the Great Western Prairies 1844 (reprinted 1990) Reprint of a map appearing opposite the first page of the first chapter of Josiah Gregg's _Commerce of the Prairies_ (New York: Henry G. Langley, 1844). Map shows westward routes, locations of Native American...

9. 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 Joel Wells, a farmer born in Jackson County, Missouri in 1855 and moving to Johnson County, Kansas in 1882. Description of his father, John Wells (1826-1893), a Santa Fe freighter...

10. A. P. Green, Builder A. P. Green, Builder June/12/1956 Biographical article about the recently deceased A. P. Green, or Allen Green (~1876-1956), founder in his hometown of Mexico, Missouri, of "the last private industry to be operated from outside Missouri,"...

11. A Sketch of the Vice Royalty Exhibiting the Several Provinces and Its Approximation to the Internal Provinces A Sketch of the Vice Royalty Exhibiting the Several Provinces and Its Approximation to the Internal Provinces of New Spain n.d. Map of territory in North America, specifically Mexico under the government of Spain, including roads, capitals of provinces, Spanish villages, Indian towns, etc.

12. Above a Great Copper Mine: The Kneeling Nun Still Prays for Mercy Above a Great Copper Mine: The Kneeling Nun Still Prays for Mercy April/18/1937 Illustrations and biographical article about Daniel Jackling, organizer of the Chino Mining Company at Kneeling Nun Mountain in New Mexico in 1909, born in Bates County, Missouri, in 1869 and starting...

13. Adelante Mujeres! Celebrating women's history month. Adelante Mujeres! Celebrating women's history month. March/13 - 19/2003 Profiles of three Hispanic women who have achieved recognition in their community are provided. Gloria Beessenbacher is a specialist for Mexico serving in multiple roles. Susie Castro is a martial arts...

14. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 31 with Traditional Costumes Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 31 with Traditional Costumes ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. Eleven of them show portraits of men in the traditional dress of a country. Cards identify the country...

15. African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 5 of 7 African-American Education in Kansas City, Kansas (1859-1961), Part 5 of 7 2010 Fifth article in a seven-part series on the history of African American education in Kansas City, Kansas. This installment focuses on the period from 1905-1907. The article consists mostly of excerpts...

16. Aladdin Hotel Aladdin Hotel Promotional postcard of the Aladdin Hotel

17. 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...

18. Allen P. Green Dies: Missouri Fire Brick Made Famous by Industrialist, 80 Allen P. Green Dies: Missouri Fire Brick Made Famous by Industrialist, 80 June/11/1956 Obituary for Allen Green, "80-year-old millionaire and chairman of the board of the A. P. Green Fire Brick Company of Mexico, Mo.," born in Jefferson City and dying in Kansas City.

19. Along the Santa Fe Trail Along the Santa Fe Trail March//1991 File contains a comprehensive article on the history of the Santa Fe Trail (corresponding largely to the history of Kansas City), starting in 1821 with Mexico's independence from Spain and continuing until...

20. Alphonso Wetmore's Report of a Journey to Santa Fe in 1828 Alphonso Wetmore's Report of a Journey to Santa Fe in 1828 August 2002 Alphonso Wetmore's 1831 report to the U.S. Senate describing the early freight trade with Mexico on the Santa Fe Trail. Includes introduction with biographical information about Wetmore.