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Theodore S Case
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
U.s Geological Survey
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Bernard Corrigan, Jr., Dead
Obituary for Bernard Corrigan, Jr. (~1881-1907), the third son of Bernard Corrigan, Sr. (1847-1914), "president of the Kansas City Midland Coal and Mining Company," dying at the age of 26.
Topographical map of areas of Chariton, Randolph, and Macon Counties in Missouri, and includes Swan and Eels Lakes. Map also depicts bedrock type, churches, schools, and wells, as well as mining areas...
Big Piney Quadrangle
Topographical map of parts of Pulaski and Texas Counties in Missouri, as well as part of Fort Leonard Wood Military Reservation and the town of Fort Leonard Wood. Big Piney River features prominently in...
Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader
Biography of Charles Filmore (1854-1948) and Myrtle Fillmore (1845-1931), Founders, Unity Society of Practical Christianity
Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer
Biography of John Barber White (1847-1923), Lumber Magnate and Library Donor
Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor
Biography of Louis Oppenstein (1875-1938), Jeweler
Blue Springs Quadrangle
Topographical map of an area of Jackson County, Missouri, including Lake Tapawingo and the city of Blue Springs. Also depicted are the Lake City Ordnance Plant, as well as roads of various grades are shown,...
Bonne Terre Quadrangle
1905 (1950 reprint)
Topographical map of areas of Washington and St. Francois Counties in Missouri, including the towns of Bonne Terre and St. Francois. Roads of various grades are shown, as well as railroads, schools, churches,...
Boomed-Out Town Revived for a Day
Article about the ghost town of Lingo, Missouri, existing as a coal mining town (populated by "mostly Bohemian immigrants") from 1873 to 1909 "in rolling hills north of U. S. 36 in Macon County, 40 miles...
Topographical map of Morgan and Camden Counties in Missouri, just north of the Lake of the Ozarks. Included are northern branches of that lake and its feeders. Roads of various grades are shown, as well...
Topographical Map of Greene County, Missouri, including the town of Brookline. Roads of various grades are shown, as well as railroads, schools, churches, cemeteries, and mining areas.
Topographical map of Ray and Jackson counties in Missouri, including the towns of Orrick, Levasy, and Buckner, showing as well the Missouri River. Also depicted are roads of various grades, railroads,...
Topographical map of Cooper County, Missouri, including the town of Bunceton and Saline Creek. Also depicted are roads of various grades are shown, railroads, schools, churches, cemeteries, and mining...
Topographical map of part of Henry County, Missouri, including the town of Calhoun and the Grand River. Also depicted are roads of various grades are shown, railroads, schools, churches, cemeteries, and...
History of the mining town of Cedar Springs at the present 43rd and Indiana Streets, starting in the 1880s where, according to founder George Neumer, the "people of Kansas City. ..are living on the edge...
Charles Fletcher (Fletch) Taylor
Charcoal portrait of Charles Fletcher Taylor (Fletch) dressed in suit coat, shirt, tie, and hat. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. At the bottom right corner, "Fletcher...
Childhood Nostalgia Spurs Mine Research
Article about coal mining near Brush Creek.
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