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161. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 One paragraph of biography of Moses Austin, early settler of and the "father" of mining in Missouri in the late 1700s and early 1800s.

162. Missouri Heritage: Ambitious Frenchman Pioneered Lead Mining in State Missouri Heritage: Ambitious Frenchman Pioneered Lead Mining in State June/14/1969 Biographical article about Phillipe Francois Renault (Philip Francis Renault), or Phillipe Renault, "the first white man to do any mining of consequence in Missouri." Native of France emigrating to southeast...

163. Missouri Heritage: Jones Family Imprint on the State's History Missouri Heritage: Jones Family Imprint on the State's History January/24/1970 Portrait and biographical article about John Jones (1759-1824), a leader in the establishment of Missouri statehood and member of the Missouri Territory assembly in 1814. Description of his life and career,...

164. Missouri History Not Found in Textbooks: "I'm from Missouri"--Another Version Missouri History Not Found in Textbooks: "I'm from Missouri"--Another Version October//1927 Fabulous tale about the origin of the "Show Me" slogan of Missouri, set in an 1870s Nevada mining town and involving a brawl.

165. Missouri Mineral Production Missouri Mineral Production May//1878 General article about the mining and refining in Missouri of its most valuable ores.

166. Missouri State Slogan Missouri State Slogan The Missouri state motto is credited to Missouri federal representative Willard Vandiver, from a speech made at a banquet in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1903. Other possible places and times of origin...

167. Missouri's Marble, Clay, Lead, and Coal, Important Products Missouri's Marble, Clay, Lead, and Coal, Important Products April//1933 Description of the the abundant natural resources of the state of Missouri, especially marble and clay (fired into brick) as building materials, lead as an industrial material, and coal as an energy resource,...

168. Missouri: Special Limited Supplement Missouri: Special Limited Supplement 1930 Photo and bio of Benjamin Franklin Bush, or Benjamin Bush, and his wife, Catherine Idelia Hawkins Bush, or Catherine Bush. Description of his life and career as a native of Pennsylvania becoming a railroad...

169. Moses Austin Moses Austin File contains information about Moses Austin, a pioneer of the late 1700s and early 1800s in Missouri, Texas, and the West. He was a pioneer of lead mining in Missouri, founder of the mining towns of Potosi...

170. Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 1925 Photo and bio of Howard Vanderslice, founder and "head of the Vanderslice-Lynds Mercantile Company" and "president of the City Ice Company and treasurer of the Lucky Tiger Combination Gold Mining Company."...

171. Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 1925 Photo and bio of Roland Edward Bruner, or Roland Bruner, president of the Kansas City-Nevada Consolidated Mines Company, describing his life experiences in general terms, including his upbringing in Kansas...

172. Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 1925 Photo and bio of Jerry Culbertson, an oil industry investor and businessman moving to Kansas City in 1905, dealing with several oil mining interests around the country, especially in Kansas and Oklahoma,...

173. Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 Notable Kansas Citians of 1915-1916-1917-1918 1925 Photo and bio of Randall McClelland, or E. R. McClelland, "trustee of the T. A. McClelland Estate" and officer of various Missouri mining companies inherited from his father, Thomas McClelland. Born in...

174. Notes on Surface Geology of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas Notes on Surface Geology of Southwest Missouri and Southeast Kansas December//1879 Description of surface rocks and soil in southwest Missouri and southeast Kansas, pointed at determining the ages of and locational origins of these rock types, some of them appearing out of place due...

175. Official Highway Map of Clay County, Missouri Official Highway Map of Clay County, Missouri 1965 Highly detailed map showing various classes of roads and railroads, levees, bridges, schools, dwellings (in rural areas), mines and quarries, etc. in Clay County, Missouri.

176. Old Cedar Springs, Missouri: "There Ain't No Better Thing to Stop a Lynchin' than a Friendly Chaw o' Old Cedar Springs, Missouri: "There Ain't No Better Thing to Stop a Lynchin' than a Friendly Chaw o' Tobacco February-March//1979 Photos and biographical article about George Neumer, promoter and real estate developer of the ghost town of Cedar Springs, Missouri, located in the vicinity of the present-day intersection of 43rd and...

177. Parker's Geological Map of Missouri Parker's Geological Map of Missouri //1865 Bound map of mineral deposit locations in Missouri with a "list of unentered lands" in 1867, "with the population, etc."

178. Parker's Geological Map of the State of Missouri Parker's Geological Map of the State of Missouri 1865 Title continues: "showing the location of the principal deposits of iron, lead, zinc, tin, copper, diamonds, gold, silver, platina, nickel, manganese, alabaster, kaolin, coal, oil springs, &c."

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179. Paseo Paseo Postcard of the Paseo looking North toward 12th Street

180. Paseo, Colonnade Paseo, Colonnade Postcard of the Colonnade on the Paseo between 10th Street and 11th Street