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61. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Charles Parsons, a mining executive in Saint Francois County, Missouri, born in Vermont in 1836.

62. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Portrait and biographical sketch of Moses Greenwood, Jr., a Saint Louis "civil engineer and real estate operator," born in New Orleans in 1862 and moving to Saint Louis in 1882 as a Mississippi River engineer,...

63. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Portrait and biographical sketch of Reno De Orville Johnson, or Reno Johnson, a "mining engineer" born in Indiana in 1862, raised partly in Kansas City, Kansas, and becoming a mining executive in Missouri....

64. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Milton Terry, a stock-raiser, mining investor, and judge of Carterville, Missouri since 1900, born in Jasper County, Missouri in 1864.

65. Engineering and Mining--The Improvement of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers Engineering and Mining--The Improvement of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers August//1882 Extracts from a speech by Robert Van Horn (national representative from Missouri and former mayor of Kansas City) delivered "in the House" of Representatives in 1882 concerning the management and control...

66. Excursion to Missouri Excursion to Missouri November/28/1874 Article about the author's "business excursion to the United States" in 1874, describing his observations and known statistics of Saint Louis, Missouri and surrounding territory (mines in Carondelet and...

67. Family Firm Serves World from Pittsburg Family Firm Serves World from Pittsburg February/27/1965 Photos and biographical article about the McNally family ownership of a coal mining preparation company based in Pittsburg, Kansas, and serving the world. Photos of the late Thomas McNally, Jr. (son of...

68. Fire in the Hole: Missouri's Coal History Fire in the Hole: Missouri's Coal History July 28, 2013 Article describes the history of the coal industry in Missouri. An explosion at Mine No. 6 of the Keith & Perry Coal Company in Rich Hill, Missouri, that resulted in the deaths of over twenty miners on...

69. Folly Theater Profile Folly Theater Profile 1999

70. From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond Spring 2008 In-depth article about August Meyer and his wife Emma, the smelting and refining businesses Meyer was part of, his role in the development of Leadville, Colorado, and his founding of the Kansas City Smelting...

71. Garland Carr Broadhead Garland Carr Broadhead January//1915 Photo and biographical article about Garland Carr Broadhead, or Garland Broadhead (1827-1912), former assistant state geologist of Missouri and railroad engineer for the Kansas City area. Native of Virginia...

72. Geological Map of Jackson County, Missouri Geological Map of Jackson County, Missouri 1917 Geological map of Jackson County, Missouri, depicting type of bedrock by colored and coded legend.

73. Geological Survey of Missouri Geological Survey of Missouri March//1883 Article about the potential continuation and completion of a geological survey of the state of Missouri, at least partly with the purpose of determining general locations of certain minerals and underground...

74. Geology--Archaean Rocks of Missouri Geology--Archaean Rocks of Missouri April//1882 Article describing some of the older, or archaean, rocks in Missouri, mostly harder igneous rocks like granite and porphyry found in mountains and far below the surface, also describing their usefulness...

75. Geology--Geological Surveys of Kansas and Missouri Geology--Geological Surveys of Kansas and Missouri January//1883 Announcement of and details about the appointment by the state governments of Kansas and Missouri of a "competent geologist for the purpose of organizing and prosecuting a geological survey of the State,"...

76. Geology of Kansas City & Jackson County Geology of Kansas City & Jackson County December/2/1905 Article about the types of rock and minerals underneath Kansas City and Jackson County.

77. Geology of the West Geology of the West October//1877 Article describing the geology of Missouri and surrounding areas, focusing on chronology and types of rock layers below the ground, including sandstone, limestone, coal, fossils, etc.

78. Geology: Jackson County, Missouri--A Few Notes on Its Geology Geology: Jackson County, Missouri--A Few Notes on Its Geology July//1878 Scientific description of general surface features, rock structure, and coal measures of Jackson County.

79. George Gross George Gross 1896 Biographical sketch of Colonel George Gross, a hardware store and mining industry executive born in Arkansas in 1847 and engaged as a Confederate officer in the Civil War. He arrived in Kansas City in...

80. George Muehlebach George Muehlebach 1908 Photo and bio of George Edward Muehlebach, Sr., or George Muehlebach, Sr. (1833-1905) and biographical sketch of his son, George Muehlebach, Jr. Description of the father as a native of Switzerland emigrating...