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White, John Barber
Meyer, August R
Theodore S Case
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
U.s Geological Survey
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
9th Street, West from McGee
Postcard of 9th Sreet, West from McGee
A Forgotten Legacy: Hundreds of Foreign Miners Were Ostracized by Their Communities
Story about the rioting in 1917 at the St. Louis Refining & Smelting Company plant in Flat River, involving violence against foreign mine workers from Eastern Europe by Americans fearing the World War...
A History of Kansas City, Missouri: Her Business, Population, Natural Resources, and Inducements to Manufactures and Capitalists
Descriptions of locations of natural coal fields surrounding Kansas City and other information about shipments of coal mining.
A Map Exhibiting the Locality of the Nebraska Gold Mines and the Routes Thereto
Map of Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, as well as Nebraska and Kansas Territories, showing railroad routes from Chicago, Saint Louis, and other towns to the Missouri River, past which various roads heading to...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo.
Photo and bio of Thomas Dodds, "superintendent of the streets of Kansas City," born in Ohio in 1855, moving to Scranton, Kansas, as "general manager for the Carbon Coal and Mining Company," and then to...
About Zinc White
The article by Dr. J. Robert Moechel discusses the abundant supply of zinc ore near the Kansas City area and the viability of a possible zinc paint industry. The advantages of zinc paint over lead paint...
Above a Great Copper Mine: The Kneeling Nun Still Prays for Mercy
Illustrations and biographical article about Daniel Jackling, organizer of the Chino Mining Company at Kneeling Nun Mountain in New Mexico in 1909, born in Bates County, Missouri, in 1869 and starting...
Aldermen Crunch the Numbers on Limestone Mine
April 14, 2010
Sugar Creek Board of Aldermen discussed whether "to approve a mining application by Lafarge Aggregates to excavate limestone beneath a former dairy farm called Cedar Crest." Article discusses the pros...
Topographical map of an area of southeast Missouri and southwest Illinois bordering the Mississippi River, including parts of Perry County, Missouri and Jackson County, Illinois. The towns of Altenburg,...
American Bank Building
Postcard of the American Bank Building at 8th and Delaware
An Interview With Alexander Harris
Interviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded September 1, 1976. 2 sound cassettes (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed...
Animas Forks, Colorado: A Colorado Ghost Town
History of Animas Forks, Colorado, including a description of its current status.
Postcards of Argentine Kansas, Silver Avenue & Healy House in Leadville, Colorado
Topographical map of areas of Macon and Shelby Counties in Missouri, including the town of Atlanta and the Salt River. Also depicted are roads of various grades are shown, railroads, schools, churches,...
Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...
Portrait and biographical sketch of August Meyer, "president of the consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company" in the Armourdale industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Native of Saint...
Biographical sketch of August Meyer, "President of the United Chemical and Zinc Company" in Kansas City. Description of his life and career, born in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1851 and gaining wealth as...
August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall), Gold Fish Lake
Postcard of the Gold Fish Lake on the grounds of the August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall)
Topographical map of part of Miller County, Missouri, an area northeast of the Lake of the Ozarks. Topographical map of an area of southeast Missouri and southwest Illinois bordering the Mississippi River,...
Topographical map of eastern Missouri and western Illinois, including parts of St. Charles County, Missouri and Lincoln County, Illinois. The towns of O'Fallon and St. Charles, Missouri are included, as...
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