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1. . ..Presenting L. Russell Kelce: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting L. Russell Kelce: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month January-February//1950 Biographical article about L. Russell Kelce, "chairman of the Chicago Great Western Railroad." Raised in Pittsburg, Kansas and coming to Kansas City in 1931 "as vice president in charge of operations"...

2. A Huge Job in Ceramics A Huge Job in Ceramics May 1951 Photo and article about the "[h]eroic masks of comedy and tragedy, said to be the largest ceramics [sic] pieces ever fired in this country" completed for placement in "the University of Kansas City Playhouse."...

3. Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor Biography of Kenneth and Helen Spencer (1902-1982), Industrialist and Benefactor 2008

4. Biography of William Deramus III (1915-1989), Businessman Biography of William Deramus III (1915-1989), Businessman 2009

5. Clarence Kelley: Where the FBI Is Heading Clarence Kelley: Where the FBI Is Heading July/18/1976 Photo and biographical article in the Pittsburg, Kansas, newspaper about Clarence Kelley, chief of the Kansas City Police Department from 1961 to 1973 and after wards director of the F. B. I. (or Federal...

6. Dickey Clay Manufacturing Company, Drawing Dickey Clay Manufacturing Company, Drawing Drawing of plant located in Pittsburg, Kansas.

7. Family Firm Serves World from Pittsburg Family Firm Serves World from Pittsburg February/27/1965 Photos and biographical article about the McNally family ownership of a coal mining preparation company based in Pittsburg, Kansas, and serving the world. Photos of the late Thomas McNally, Jr. (son of...

8. George Kessler Collection Finding Aid George Kessler Collection Finding Aid 1895-1923 This one box collection includes 16 landscape drawings done primarily by George Kessler, dated 1910 - 1916 and covering not only Penn Valley Park and North Terrace Park in Kansas City but also projects...

9. Good Telephone Service Good Telephone Service September 1899 Article describing the toll service provided by the Missouri and Kansas Telephone Company and the coverage area reaching all the way to Joplin, Missouri, and Pittsburg, Kansas. Long distance services include...

10. His Kansas-Built Plants Go to Coal Mines Round the Globe His Kansas-Built Plants Go to Coal Mines Round the Globe April/15/1951 Photos and biographical article about Thomas McNally, Sr. and his coal preparation plants built around the world, based in Pittsburg, Kansas and with offices in Kansas City.

11. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Helen Rowe Henze, or Helen Henze (1900-1973), a poet and singer. Description of her life and career as a native of Pittsburg, Kansas, coming to Kansas City and composing poetry "appearing...

12. Kenneth Spencer, Industrialist, 58 Kenneth Spencer, Industrialist, 58 February/23/1960 Obituary for Kenneth Aldred Spencer, or Kenneth Spencer (1902-1960), "founder and chairman of the Spencer Chemical Company here, producers of agricultural and industrial chemicals and plastics." Native...

13. L. Russell Kelce: A Biography L. Russell Kelce: A Biography September-October//1956 Photo and biographical article about L. Russell Kelce (1897-1957), "president and chief executive officer of Peabody Coal Company, the number two coal producer." Description of his life and career, born...

14. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of L. Russell Kelce, president of the Sinclair Oil Company with offices "in the Kansas City Southern building." Description of his life and career, growing up in Pittsburg, Kansas, and joining...

15. Leaders in Our Town Leaders in Our Town 1952 Photo and bio of Kenneth Spencer, a chemist and president of the Spencer Chemical Company. Born in Pittsburg, Kansas and joining his father's coal mining company there before engaging in the World War...

16. Map of Mined Areas of the Weir-Pittsburg Coal Bed in Southeastern Kansas Map of Mined Areas of the Weir-Pittsburg Coal Bed in Southeastern Kansas September 1944 Map depicts Weir-Pittsburg coal bed in Crawford and Cherokee counties in southeastern Kansas. Key illustrates areas underlain by coal, mined and stripped areas, active and abandoned mines, as well as the...

17. Map Showing Geologic Structure of Southeastern Kansas Coal Fields and the Kansas Zinc-Lead District Map Showing Geologic Structure of Southeastern Kansas Coal Fields and the Kansas Zinc-Lead District 1935 Map of Cherokee County and parts of Crawford and Labette counties in Kansas includes topographical contours of southeastern Kansas coal fields and zinc and lead deposits, as well as other bedrock and mineral...

18. Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work Men of Affairs in Greater Kansas City, 1912: A Newspaper Reference Work 1912 Photo and bio of Robert Nesch, "one of the prominent figures in the brick manufacturing industry of the Southwest, president of the Pittsburg Paving Brick Company." Born in Switzerland in 1852 and emigrating...

19. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Directory 1902 Photo and bio of Allen Dean, secretary and treasurer of the Baltimore Hotel Company, operating the Baltimore Hotel, and Midland Hotel in Kansas City and the Metropole Hotel in Saint Joseph. Description...

20. Michelle Clark Michelle Clark File contains a biographical caption with photo about Michelle Clark, an African American girl (presumably from Pittsburg, Kansas) who was signed to perform at the Cotton Club in Miami, Florida. She had...