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21. John Major and Alexander Majors John Major and Alexander Majors 1901 Biographical sketches of Reverend John Sleet Major, or John Major (1788-1872), and Alexander Majors (1814-1900). Description of John Major as "a fine type of the pioneer preacher" and native of Virginia...

22. John Renick, Wagonmaster John Renick, Wagonmaster 1896 Biographical sketch of John Thomas Renick, or John Renick, a western trader "engaged in the freighting business as a wagonmaster for the firm of Russell, Major & Waddell." Born in "1834, in the first hotel...

23. Kansas City 1890: Commercial and Industrial Progress of the Great Mid-Continent Metropolis--Kansas City Kansas City 1890: Commercial and Industrial Progress of the Great Mid-Continent Metropolis--Kansas City Globe Anniversary Souvenir February/10/1890 Portrait and descriptions of Alexander Majors, prominent western freighter based in Kansas City in the 1850s and a leader of the Pony Express.

24. Kansas City Breweries Kansas City Breweries File contains brewery information on such local related breweries as Lemp, Goetz, River Market Brewing Co., Pony Express Brewing Co., Schlitz, and others.

25. Last Wagons to Santa Fe Last Wagons to Santa Fe November//1967 Map, illustrations, and article about the western freighting firm of Russell, Majors & Waddell "transporting freight over the Santa Fe Trail between Kansas City and Santa Fe, co-founded by its leader,...

26. Louisa Johnston Louisa Johnston 1992 Photo and bio of Louisa Poteet Johnston, or Louisa Johnston (1890-1979), preservationist and resident of the home of her great-grandfather, western freighter Alexander Majors at 8145 State Line Road. Description...

27. Major George G. Asbury Major George G. Asbury 1912 Caption on postcard reads: Major George G. Asbury, rider of last relay reproduction of Pony Express, Santa Fe Trail and Battle Westport Re-union and Carnival. An old Plainsman, Star Mail Router and Scout....

28. Many Lack Knowledge of 'Forgotten Communities' Many Lack Knowledge of 'Forgotten Communities' Winter 2009 Discussion of some forgotten communities in Wyandotte County, Kansas, like Braman Hills, Horanif, and Vance, as well as the Pony Express stopover at 74th Street and Riverview Avenue.

29. Map of the Pony Express Trail Map of the Pony Express Trail 1935 Blue map (with white lettering) of the Pony Express Trail, including a list of Pony Express riders as well as some historical sketches.

30. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. 1935 Bound, fold-out map of the Pony Express trail in 1860, from Saint Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, with illustrations.

31. Map of Western Pony Express Trails from St. Joseph, Missouri to San Francisco and Oregon, Washington, Map of Western Pony Express Trails from St. Joseph, Missouri to San Francisco and Oregon, Washington, Idaho & Nevada 1960 Map includes a list of riders and the stations of the Pony Express and Butterfield's Overland Mail Route, 1858-1861. Also includes photos of Isaac Mossman; William F. Cody; "Pony Bob" Haslam; and Heinie...

32. Missouri Heritage: Confederate General Earned the Name "Swamp Fox" Missouri Heritage: Confederate General Earned the Name "Swamp Fox" January/25/1969 File containing a photo and biographical article about General Meriwether Jeff Thompson, or Meriwether Thompson (1826-1876), a Confederate soldier in Missouri earning the nickname of "Swamp Fox" for his...

33. Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid 1830-1940, bulk 1889-1940 The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...

34. No Problem: Brewery Looks to Plastic to Expand Product Line No Problem: Brewery Looks to Plastic to Expand Product Line May 1, 2001 Photo (of founder Joe Effertz) and description of the Pony Express Brewing Company based in Olathe, Kansas, and marketing its beer in plastic bottles.

35. Oregon Trail Memorial Association Oregon Trail Memorial Association 1960 Framed (11.5 in. x 15.5 in.) award certificate which reads: "In Recognition of Distinguished Help and Service to the Cause of Preserving Our Western Trails and the Traditions of Our American Pioneers,...

36. Overland Mail Carriers Overland Mail Carriers June 22, 1905 Chapters of the book about the overland mail services from Saint Joseph to the Far West in the late 1850s to early 1860s, carried out by the Pony Express of Russell, Majors & Waddell, and by the Central...

37. Overland Trails Overland Trails 2005 Map depicts overland commerce and emigrant trails west of the Mississippi River. Includes Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer, Lewis & Clark, Pony Express, Santa Fe, Old Spanish, Juan Bautista de Anza,...

38. Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William H. Jackson Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William H. Jackson 1958 Copy of a painting of Fort Bridger by William H. Jackson.

39. Painting of Pony Express Rider Painting of Pony Express Rider Man atop horse on the Sweetwater section of his route.

40. Painting of Pony Express Rider Painting of Pony Express Rider Rider changing horses at relay station.