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1. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Walter Sewell Wheeler, or Walter Wheeler, a physician born in Virginia in 1859 and moving to "Moundville, Missouri" in 1885 before coming to Kansas City in 1888, with residence...

2. A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman A Year of Tragedy, Triumph For This Councilwoman July 12, 2007 Steve Penn's "Commentary"column features City Councilwoman Melba Curls. Melba was the wife of Phil Curls, Sr., who died on May 4, 2007. That date just happened to be the date she was to be celebrating...

3. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. 1902 Photo of the "residence of F. K. Coleman, N. W. corner Tenth Street and Park Avenue," at 928 Park Avenue.

4. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A. 1902 Photo of the J. B. McLean Apartments at 1019 Park Avenue.

5. Church Honor to William D. Dunlap Church Honor to William D. Dunlap February 8, 1952 Vertical file contains a photo and biographical article about William Dunlap, or W.D. Dunlap, a "teacher of history and government" at Lincoln High School "and a member of the St. Augustine's Episcopal...

6. Cliff Drive Cliff Drive Postcard of Cliff Drive

7. Dr. Charles R. Humbert Is Dead: Funeral for Physician at Christian Church Dr. Charles R. Humbert Is Dead: Funeral for Physician at Christian Church May 18, 1945 Vertical file contains a photo and obituary for Dr. Charles Robert Humbert, or Charles Humbert, a 53-year-old physician dying in 1945. He was born in South Carolina in 1899 and became a medical intern...

8. F. L. Vandegrift Rites F. L. Vandegrift Rites April/6/1926 Obituary for Frederick Vandegrift, "former city editor of The Star and veteran Kansas newspaper man," with residence at 3826 Hyde Park Avenue.

9. John McCoy, Jr. John McCoy, Jr. 1908 Photo and bio of John Calvin McCoy, Jr., or John McCoy, Jr. (1853-1905), former "president of the Stock Yards Exchange." Native Kansas Citian and son of John Calvin McCoy, Sr., starting out as a grain...

10. Kansas City Terminal Railway Kansas City Terminal Railway June/26/1912 Illustration of the Kansas City Terminal Railway "industrial tract" under construction, beneath the Park Avenue viaduct.

11. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Albert Smith (1843-1895), a merchant, railroad agent, and realtor of Kansas City. Native of Buffalo raised here and becoming a general freight agent of the Union Pacific Railroad...

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of William Julius Brown, Sr., (1859-1906), "the first hat manufacturer here," and one of the first hat salesmen. He was born in Ohio and moved to Kansas City in 1885, establishing his hat...

13. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of Charles Bruce Mumford, or Charles Mumford, the second "oldest established druggist of Kansas City, having been continuously in this line of business here since the spring of 1882." Born...

14. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of George Morton Walker, or George Walker, a retired railroad engineer. Born in Pennsylvania in 1830 and raised in Missouri before coming to Kansas City in 1877 as a railroad engineer...

15. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of John Warneke (1833-1886), a pioneer baker of Kansas City. Native of Germany emigrating to Independence, Missouri in 1865 as a baker before coming to Kansas City the next year with his...

16. Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development 1890 Photo and description of T. Howard Oliver, "contractor of brick work at No. 801 Park Avenue." Native of Philadelphia coming to Kansas City in 1884 as builder of various residential and business buildings...

17. KCResources, page 34 KCResources, page 34

18. Molly Zacharias Molly Zacharias File contains a card or flyer with a poem entitled "Music" by Molly Sterling Zacharias, or Molly Zacharias of 3106 Park Avenue in Kansas City.

19. New Buddhist Temple Planned in Pendleton New Buddhist Temple Planned in Pendleton June 20, 2007 Plans are underway to construct a new Buddhist temple at the 200-block of Park Avenue in the Northeast's Pendleton Heights neighborhood. The proposed Quan Am Temple will cater to Kansas City's Vietnamese...

20. Obituary: Death of Frank Triplett Obituary: Death of Frank Triplett October 1, 1901 Obituary for Frank Triplett, "the popular Kansas City jewelry auctioneer," with photographic portrait. Triplett was born in Kentucky in 1850 and became editor of the Journal of Agriculture in Saint Louis...