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1. "When We First Come Here It All Looked Like Prairie Land Almost": Prairie Fire and Plains Settlement "When We First Come Here It All Looked Like Prairie Land Almost": Prairie Fire and Plains Settlement Summer 2007 The abstract to this article reads: "For centuries prairie fire was a formative environmental force on the Great Plains. In the nineteenth-century, however, Euro-Americans brought to the region dramatically...

2. 'But, Will This Still be 'Demus?" 'But, Will This Still be 'Demus?" Spring, 2004 Article describes the past and present of Nicodemus, Kansas. The town was founded in 1877 by about 60 African American families from the Lexington, Kentucky, area who were intent on establishing a "Free...

3. A Brief History of Francis Harrison Booth, 1812-1869 A Brief History of Francis Harrison Booth, 1812-1869 2010 Francis Harrison Booth was a grocer and saloon keeper in Westport, Missouri, who served as the town's marshal and was among the founders of the First Baptist Church of Westport. This research paper brings...

4. A Good-By to W. H. Leib A Good-By to W. H. Leib February/16/1915 Biographical article about W. H. Leib, "one of the pioneers of the musical circles here," retiring from 30 years of teaching music in the Kansas City School District at the age of 70.

5. 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 Walter Bales (1803-1887), "one of Kansas City's most honored pioneers," a native of Tennessee coming to Kansas City about 1831 and marrying Sarah Johnson Bales, (arriving in Jackson...

6. Abraham Lincoln Bust At the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art Abraham Lincoln Bust At the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art June 7, 1976 In 1946, the school children of Kansas City, Missouri, through the Patriots and Pioneers Memorial Foundation, donated a bust of Abraham Lincoln to the Nelson Gallery of Art. The bust portrays Lincoln at...

7. Across Our Wide Missouri: Elusive River to the Brink of War Across Our Wide Missouri: Elusive River to the Brink of War May-June//1981 Article about the "Honey War," a near war in the early 1800s disputing the boundary between Iowa and Missouri, with map.

8. Add a Pinch and a Lump: Missouri Women of the 1820s Add a Pinch and a Lump: Missouri Women of the 1820s July//1971 Overview of the lifestyles of Missouri women in the 1820s, both for common and prominent women, with illustrations. Elaboration on women's roles at the time in food preparation, housekeeping, and manner...

9. Address of Col. Samuel N. Wood: The Pioneers of Kansas Address of Col. Samuel N. Wood: The Pioneers of Kansas //1886 General reminiscences of Colonel Samuel Wood about the early history and establishment of the state of Kansas, including the border warfare period, struggles over slavery, etc., from the 1850s to the 1870s,...

10. African Americans - Group African Americans - Group File contains lists of famous Kansas City African American citizens, "black pioneers", etc. filed under heading "Group".

11. African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers African Americans in Mid-Missouri: From Pioneers to Ragtimers 2010 This book describes some of the accomplishments and contributions African-Americans have made to Mid-Missouri. Included in the text are chapters on rag-time greats Scott Joplin and Blind Boone, focusing...

12. American Eagle Enlarges: Local Concern Pioneers in Aviation Production with Great Success American Eagle Enlarges: Local Concern Pioneers in Aviation Production with Great Success December/18/1928 Description of the development of the Kansas City-based aircraft builder.

13. Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid Annals of Platte County, Missouri Finding Aid 1897-[1916] William M. Paxton was born in Kentucky in 1819 and became a citizen of Platte County, Missouri, in 1839. Early in his life he was a lawyer, later becoming a merchant. Besides writing about the history...

14. Bingham Independence Studio Bingham Independence Studio June 1, 1905 Description of the George Caleb Bingham studio in Independence, at 313 West Pacific Street where he painted his famous Order No. 11 painting. The work of the artist himself was "to keep before the minds...

15. Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader 2003

16. Biography of Benoist Troost (1786-1859), Physician and Early Settler Biography of Benoist Troost (1786-1859), Physician and Early Settler 2003

17. Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Biography of Bérénice Chouteau (1808-1888) and François Chouteau (1797-1838), Founding Residents of Kansas City 2003

18. Biography of Carl Betz (1854-1898), Educator and Musician Biography of Carl Betz (1854-1898), Educator and Musician 2009

19. Biography of Catherine Hale (1868-1947), Founder of the Kansas City Association for the Blind Biography of Catherine Hale (1868-1947), Founder of the Kansas City Association for the Blind 1999

20. Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer Biography of Daniel Morgan Boone (1769-1839), Pioneer 2008