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121. KCResources, page 101 KCResources, page 101

122. KCResources, page 102 KCResources, page 102

123. KCResources, page 110 KCResources, page 110

124. KCResources, page 114 KCResources, page 114

125. KCResources, page 92 KCResources, page 92

126. KCResources, page 93 KCResources, page 93

127. Kit Carson Kit Carson 1965-1972 Portrait and chapter in the book about Kit Carson (1809-1868), an explorer and fur trapper of the Far West, perhaps the most famous of the mountain men. He was born as Christopher Houston Carson near Boonesborough,...

128. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of W. Capen Shank, president of the Crowe Coal Company. Born in Saint Louis in 1889 and coming to Kansas City about 1900 as a farm worker before becoming "an engineer for the Crowe Coal company...

129. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Kenneth Spencer, a chemist and president of the Spencer Chemical Company. Born in Pittsburg, Kansas and joining his father's coal mining company there before engaging in the World War...

130. Lexington Sheet Lexington Sheet 1910 Topographical and geographical map of an area of Lafayette and Ray counties in Missouri adjacent to the Missouri River. The towns of Lexington, Mayview, and Odessa are included, as are railroads, mine...

131. Life-Long Faith in His Cotton Picker Finally Rewarded John Daniel Rust Life-Long Faith in His Cotton Picker Finally Rewarded John Daniel Rust January/28/1954 File containing an Illustration and biographical article about John Daniel Rust, or John Rust, an inventor of a cotton-picking machine around the time of World War II. Resident of Independence, Missouri...

132. Logs Waiting to Be Processed for Lumber Logs Waiting to Be Processed for Lumber January 10, 1909 Lumberyard with logs floating in foreground waiting to be shunted into shed on left of photo and sent up a ramp into large white building in background for lumber processing. Two chimneys visible in background....

133. Lumber Industry Lumber Industry Information about the lumber industry and other natural resources in general in the Kansas City area, including minerals, grain and livestock industries, and food and beverage production.

134. Making Mining Profitable Making Mining Profitable January 1900 George J. Weber, president of the Weber Gasoline Engine Company, visited several mining communities and returned with a knowledge of what was desired by mine owners. Four photographs accompany this article...

135. Map of Mined Areas of the Weir-Pittsburg Coal Bed in Southeastern Kansas Map of Mined Areas of the Weir-Pittsburg Coal Bed in Southeastern Kansas September 1944 Map depicts Weir-Pittsburg coal bed in Crawford and Cherokee counties in southeastern Kansas. Key illustrates areas underlain by coal, mined and stripped areas, active and abandoned mines, as well as the...

136. Map Showing Geologic Structure of Southeastern Kansas Coal Fields and the Kansas Zinc-Lead District Map Showing Geologic Structure of Southeastern Kansas Coal Fields and the Kansas Zinc-Lead District 1935 Map of Cherokee County and parts of Crawford and Labette counties in Kansas includes topographical contours of southeastern Kansas coal fields and zinc and lead deposits, as well as other bedrock and mineral...

137. Map Showing Metallic Mineral Deposits of Missouri Map Showing Metallic Mineral Deposits of Missouri 1948 Map of the state of Missouri depicts productive or potentially productive deposits of lead, zinc, iron, pyrites, and manganese with estimated production value per site. Insets also illustrate metal production...

138. Maramec Spring Park Maramec Spring Park Fall//1992 Article about Maramec Spring Park "near St. James, Missouri, approximately 100 miles southwest of St. Louis," with a park around a large natural spring and ruins of an old iron mining settlement dating...

139. Marking Missouri History Marking Missouri History 1998 History of Richmond, Missouri, and Ray County, founded in 1820 and 1827, respectively,. The latter "named for Missouri legislator John Ray," describing their early settlements, Civil War period, and postwar...

140. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912 Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912 1912 Photo and bio of John Crowe, "president of the J. R. Crowe Coal and Mining Company," born in Ohio in 1858 and moving to Kansas City in 1898 after establishing his company in Weir City, Kansas.