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1. 'Falstaff of Jackson County': Colonel Crisp 'Colossus' to Little Girl 'Falstaff of Jackson County': Colonel Crisp 'Colossus' to Little Girl July//1973 Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Crisp, a Missouri legislator, told through the author's childhood reminiscences in Independence and Kansas City, recalling Crisp's gargantuan voice, size,...

2. American Royal Origin of Name American Royal Origin of Name 1999 'The American Royal was given its name after Dean C. F. Curtiss, dean of agriculture at the Iowa State College of Agriculture, compared the show favorably with the British Royal Agricultural Fair. The...

3. Annals of Platte County, Missouri Annals of Platte County, Missouri 1897 Descriptions and references about Benjamin Stringfellow, a pro-slavery activist in 1850s Platte County, Missouri and Kansas Territory. Arriving in Weston, Missouri in 1853 as a lawyer and involved in the...

4. Biography of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (1890-1975), Baseball Player and Manager Biography of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (1890-1975), Baseball Player and Manager 1999

5. Biography of Frances Royster Williams (1900-1995), Cartoonist and Children's Author Biography of Frances Royster Williams (1900-1995), Cartoonist and Children's Author 2009

6. Biography of William T. Kemper, Sr. (1865-1938), Banker Biography of William T. Kemper, Sr. (1865-1938), Banker 2008

7. Clifton B. Sloan Papers Clifton B. Sloan Papers circa 1800s- Clifton B. Sloan papers include genealogical materials from the Sloan estate and nineteenth-century correspondence, clippings, family charts, etc.

8. Corporate Profile: It's Low-Key but Highly Regarded Corporate Profile: It's Low-Key but Highly Regarded March/12/1996 Article about the history of the Frank Paxton Lumber Company in Kansas City since about 1914, moved from the West Bottoms after the 1951 flood to 6311 Saint John Avenue. Description of its supply of rare...

9. Elm Tree Elm Tree 10-Jun-34 Mrs. John G. Paxton standing near large elm tree in the rear garden of her residence.

10. First Woman Journalism Graduate of M. U. to Retire First Woman Journalism Graduate of M. U. to Retire May/27/1952 Biography of Mary Paxton Keeley, the first woman to graduate from the first journalism school in the United States, the University of Missouri, and her careers as a journalist and teacher of creative writing....

11. Frank Paxton Frank Paxton Photos and information on Frank Paxton, Jr. (~1919-1997), former president of the Paxton Lumber Company and native Kansas Citian, taking over the company after his father's death (Frank Paxton, Sr., founder...

12. He Wore Red Carnation: Moss Hunton's Gifts to Children More than Money He Wore Red Carnation: Moss Hunton's Gifts to Children More than Money Winter//1970 Biographical article about James Hunton, a cousin of Colonel Thomas Swope and a friend of children in Independence and Kansas City around the turn of the century, usually wearing "a red carnation in his...

13. Historical News and Comment Historical News and Comment October-July//1916-1917 Biographical article about William McClung Paxton, or William Paxton (1819~1917), "poet, historian and Missouri's oldest lawyer" in Platte City, Missouri. Born in Kentucky and moving to Platte County,...

14. Historical Society Faces Challenges of Promoting and Preserving Her Story Historical Society Faces Challenges of Promoting and Preserving Her Story Autumn//2001 At the insistance of Jane Flynn and Barbara Potts, the Jackson County Historical Society began an effort to collect and preserve information about women. The Society today has 68 significant collections...

15. In Memory of Mary Slover In Memory of Mary Slover July 1965 Reminiscences about Mary Slover, the namesake of Slover Park in Independence.

16. It's a Trails Day Treasure: Forlorn Little Log Courthouse Has Known Some Historic Moments It's a Trails Day Treasure: Forlorn Little Log Courthouse Has Known Some Historic Moments July-September//1983 History of the "first Jackson County Courthouse, built in 1827" in Independence, "the first courthouse west of the Mississippi River," with photos before and after restoration.

17. Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 October/3/1921 One paragraph about the construction of the first Jackson County Courthouse in 1827 by Daniel Lewis, designed partly by Lilburn Boggs, "clerk of the county court," and made of logs.

18. Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 October/3/1921 Mention of Richard Fristoe and Abraham McClelland as the first judges in the first Jackson County Courthouse in 1827, along with Henry Burris, in Independence.

19. Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 October/3/1921 Mention of Henry Burris as one of the "first judges to preside within" the walls of Jackson County's first courthouse, built in 1827 in Independence, with illustrations.

20. Jones Bros. Mercantile Co. Successor to Kemper Paxton Mercantile Co. Jones Bros. Mercantile Co. Successor to Kemper Paxton Mercantile Co. Circa 1908 Exterior view of the Jones Bros. Mercantile, Kemper Paxton building at 1423-41 West 9th Street.