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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. 'Possum Trot' Gazette, 1838-1978 'Possum Trot' Gazette, 1838-1978 //1978 Photo of Sally Rand, a performer in Kansas City in 1978 "at the Newly Restored Loew's Midland Theater" for the sesquicentennial of the Town of Kansas.

3. 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 //1978 Booklet about the current and past Possum Trot festivals arranged to raise funds for historic preservation in the city.

4. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Suggestions in 1838 for names of the town of Kansas, including the name "Possum Trot" and a description of early settler One-Eyed Ellis.

5. Possum Trot Possum Trot

6. Possum Trot Chronicles: Clarence Melton's 'Houpisine' Was a Kansas City Original Possum Trot Chronicles: Clarence Melton's 'Houpisine' Was a Kansas City Original August 2000 Article about Clarence Melton and his home-made airplanes in the early 1910s -1920s, built and flown in the Kansas City area, including the 1923 "'Houpisine,' a contraction of 'Houpie' (slang for Model...

7. Possum Trot Chronicles: First John Deere Office in U. S. Was Located in West Bottoms Area Possum Trot Chronicles: First John Deere Office in U. S. Was Located in West Bottoms Area //19? Photos and article about the John Deere Plow Company's first office in the United States, located in Kansas City's West Bottoms. Description of the company's first location here as Deere, Mansur & Company...

8. Possum Trot Chronicles: The American Royal Began in 1899 to 'Develop a Better Cut of Eat' Possum Trot Chronicles: The American Royal Began in 1899 to 'Develop a Better Cut of Eat' November/7/1999 File containing an article about the origins of the American Royal in Kansas City, including the origin of the name, "American Royal."

9. Possum Trot Chronicles: When Kansas Citians Were 'Crazy for Bicycles' Possum Trot Chronicles: When Kansas Citians Were 'Crazy for Bicycles' June 2000 Illustrations and article about the bicycle clubs of Kansas City in the 1880s-1890s during their golden age of popularity. First local club established in 1882 and bikes supplied largely by the Hall Cycle...

10. SC91 Special Collections Artifacts Collection Preliminary Inventory SC91 Special Collections Artifacts Collection Preliminary Inventory 1914-2004 and n.d. A small number of local history related artifacts are held in Missouri Valley Special Collections. Most of these items are small and have come to the department over the years via donations. See list below....

11. True Origin of Possum Trot True Origin of Possum Trot February//1978 Reminiscence of McCoy's about some early discussions about the naming of the city in 1838, which in one was "facetiously suggested Rabbitsville or Possum-trot."

12. Welcome to the First Annual Nite in Old 'Possum Trot: Kansas City's Frontier Celebration Welcome to the First Annual Nite in Old 'Possum Trot: Kansas City's Frontier Celebration June//1976 [S]pecial program for the festival with historic "period" entertainment at Municipal Auditorium, replicating fanciful versions of the city in the 1800s.