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201. Spencer's Spencer Spencer's Spencer May/13/1957 Photo and biographical article about Kenneth Spencer, "founder and president of Spencer Chemical" Company, "chairman of the board of trustees of Midwest Research Institute," and winner of the "1957 Memorial...

202. Stacks of Lumber Stacks of Lumber January 10, 1909 Lumberyard with view down pathway between high stacks of lumber.

203. Staying on the Ball Staying on the Ball January 7, 2004 Article that features the company, American Grinding Systems, which manufactures grinding balls used by mining companies to break rock that contains copper and gold. The plant yields 800 to 1500 tons of...

204. Stephen Dwight Stephen Dwight 1908 Photo and bio of Stephen Dwight (1853-1904), an investor in "financial, banking and mining interests," who was born in Massachusetts and moved to various places in the West before arriving in Kansas City...

205. Stephen Dwight Stephen Dwight 1908 Photo and bio of Stephen Dwight (1853-1904), the namesake of "the Dwight building, at the corner of Tenth and Baltimore avenue," born in Massachusetts and moving to various parts of the country, engaged...

206. Subterropolis: Kansas City's Underground Subterropolis: Kansas City's Underground July/4/1983 Photos and article about the "giant caverns" used for subterranean warehouses and other businesses in the Kansas City area, starting mostly as limestone mines in the 1940s.

207. Swing Presents Kenneth A. Spencer: The Man of the Month Swing Presents Kenneth A. Spencer: The Man of the Month April//1951 Photo and biographical article about Kenneth Spencer, "president of the Spencer Chemical Company and the Pittsburg & Midway Coal Mining Company" with residence at 5800 Mission Woods Road. Born in Pittsburg,...

208. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of C. Derickson McLure, a mining investor and former western freighter in Saint Louis, born in Marshall, Missouri, in 1844.

209. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of Miller Hovis, an accountant born in North Carolina in 1873 and coming to Kansas City in the late 1800s as an employee at "a wholesale and retail coal company," before moving to Joplin,...

210. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Biographical sketch of William Kingsbury Royce, or William Royce, a Kansas City merchant and mining investor with offices at 507 Main Street. Born in Illinois in 1846 and serving the Union in the Civil...

211. The Book of Missourians The Book of Missourians 1906 Photo and bio of Almond Cockerill, "manufacturer of spelter slab zinc," born in Platte City, Missouri, in 1860, starting as a teacher in Arkansas and becoming a mining executive in Kansas and Missouri...

212. The Business Career of Moses Austin in Missouri, 1798-1821 The Business Career of Moses Austin in Missouri, 1798-1821 April 1956 Moses Austin was the father of Stephen F. Austin, known for his association with the state of Texas. Moses was born on October 4, 1761, and came to Saint Genevieve, Missouri, on September 20, 1798. He...

213. The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 Portrait and biographical sketch of Reverend James Ellison Mills, or James Mills, a minister and railroad and mining expert in Saint Louis. Description of his life and career, born in Maine in 1834 and...

214. The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record The Commonwealth of Missouri; A Centennial Record //1877 Portrait and biographical sketch of James Harrison (1803-1870), a native of Kentucky moving to Missouri in 1822, engaging in trade with Mexico in the early 1830s, and moving to Saint Louis in 1840, becoming...

215. The Development of a Market Economy: Bates County, Missouri, 1875-1890 The Development of a Market Economy: Bates County, Missouri, 1875-1890 October//1978 Description of the coal mining interests in Bates County, Missouri, in the 1870s-1880s by railroads transporting it out of nearby Kansas City including "the Keith and Perry Coal Company" operated by the...

216. The Great South--Some Notes on Missouri: The Heart of the Republic The Great South--Some Notes on Missouri: The Heart of the Republic July//1874 Illustrations and article about the history of Missouri (especially Saint Louis and the eastern part of the state) and its present culture and economy, etc., with brief description of the Kansas City and...

217. The Lead and Zinc Region of Missouri and Kansas The Lead and Zinc Region of Missouri and Kansas October//1883 Article describing the nature of and mining operations at the "lead and zinc region of Southwest Missouri. ..known to embrace the greater portion of Green, Dade, Lawrence, Jasper, Newton, and McDonald...

218. The Mineral Resources of Missouri The Mineral Resources of Missouri May//1877 Article expounding upon the wealth and variety of Missouri's mineral resources, "material progress," transportation, climate, and so on, naming its major minerals and highlighting the importance of coal,...

219. The Old Plank Road from Sainte Genevieve to Pilot Knob The Old Plank Road from Sainte Genevieve to Pilot Knob April//1970 File containing an article about the Old Plank Road to transport iron and lead from their mines in Pilot Knob, Missouri, and Iron Mountain to Saint Genevieve in the 1800s, made of wooden planks covering...

220. The President's Cabinet: From Photographs Made Especially for the American Magazine The President's Cabinet: From Photographs Made Especially for the American Magazine October//1906 Photo and biographical description of Ethan Hitchcock of Missouri, national Secretary of the Interior, born in Alabama in 1835 and "in business in St. Louis until" moving to China in 1860, returning in...