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1. Missouri Botanical Garden Missouri Botanical Garden 1936-10-09 Close-up view of Nymphaea lily in Missouri Botanical Garden.

2. Mr. & Mrs. H. O. Cook Mr. & Mrs. H. O. Cook File contains several articles including photographs about Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Cook, principal of Lincoln High School in Kansas City, and his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Foster Cook, an English teacher at the same...

3. August Meyer Residence August Meyer Residence Folder includes nomination form for the National Register for the August Meyer residence, located at 4415 Warwick and also known as Vanderslice Hall. It is currently owned by the Kansas City Art Institute....

4. C. B. Gilford C. B. Gilford Photos and multiple articles about C. B. Gilford, a Kansas City novelist in the 1960s writing about mystical themes and enjoyed more in Europe than in North America.

5. Barbecue Barbecue

6. McKendree Chapel McKendree Chapel File contains information about the McKendree Chapel near Jackson, Missouri, in Cape Girardeau County, "the first Methodist church west of the Mississippi River," organized in 1806.

7. Chouteau Family Genealogy Chouteau Family Genealogy Genealogical information about the Chouteau family of Kansas City and Missouri, including a family tree, according to the local history index card, taken from the book "Creoles of St. Louis."

8. Jay Holcomb Neff Jay Holcomb Neff Information on Jay Holcomb Neff, or Jay Neff (1854-1915), mayor of Kansas City in 1904-1905 and buried in Forest Hill Cemetery. Description of his life and career as a native of Indiana coming to Kansas...

9. Swope Community Enterprises Swope Community Enterprises File contains articles, illustrations, and advertisements for the different components of the Swope enterprises: Swope Health Services, First-Guard Health Plan, Swope Community Builders, and the Applied...

10. Saint Marks Ecumenical Church Saint Marks Ecumenical Church

11. Kansas City Life Insurance Company Kansas City Life Insurance Company

12. Lykins School Lykins School

13. Explorers In This Area Explorers In This Area File contains information about various explorers of the Kansas City and Missouri areas, including early Spanish, French, and English explorations back to the 1500s through the fur traders and mountain...

14. Catholic Schools Catholic Schools Information about the following schools and colleges: (1) Lillis High School, (2) Loretto Academy, (3) Notre Dame de Sion, (4) Redemptorist Fathers College and Seminary, (5) Rockhurst College, (6) Saint...

15. Jackson County Courthouse Jackson County Courthouse Postcard of the Jackson County Courthouse

16. Missouri Botanical Garden Missouri Botanical Garden 1936-10-09 Rice plants at the Missouri Botanical Gardens in St. Louis.

17. Carriage House on Armour Boulevard Carriage House on Armour Boulevard Folder includes nomination form for the National Register for the carriage house at 218 East Armour Boulevard.

18. Dorothy Heiderstadt Dorothy Heiderstadt Book reviews of works by Dorothy Heiderstadt, a Kansas City librarian writing about American history and prominent American historical figures.

19. Parkville Presbyterian Church Parkville Presbyterian Church Information on the Parkville Presbyterian Church in Parkville, Missouri, including membership directories.

20. Second Creek Christian Church Second Creek Christian Church File contains information about the Second Creek Christian Church in Platte County, Missouri, one mile east of the town of Linkville.