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1. Barber, Anthony Barber, Anthony Information, including a photo, about Anthony Barber, a controversial and elusive political figure in 1980s-1990s Jackson County government, associated with rock quarries, and suspected political boss....

2. Brickyard and Quarry near Brush Creek Brickyard and Quarry near Brush Creek 1926 View looking south of brickyard and quarry located south of Brush Creek/west of Main Street. Shows grade of 49th and Baltimore (178 ft) and 49th and Main (147 ft.)

3. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Frank Peck, president of the Peck-Woolf Sand & Material Company in Kansas City. Born in Johnson County, Missouri, in 1887 and raised in Kansas City before taking charge of his father's...

4. Clinton Sheet Clinton Sheet 1911 Geologic and topographic map of Henry County, Missouri, including the towns of Clinton, Deepwater, Montrose, and Ladue. Map depicts bedrock type, quarries and mines, churches, schools, and local railroads....

5. Deaths: Mrs. Agnes S. Murphy Deaths: Mrs. Agnes S. Murphy January/27/1975 Photo and obituary for Mrs. Agnes Murphy (a lifelong Kansas Citian), "85, of 317 [West 51st Street], daughter of the late Henry P. Stewart [or Henry Stewart], pioneer businessman here and founder of the...

6. Enterprise: Cavemen in Kansas City Enterprise: Cavemen in Kansas City May/1/1967 Photos and article about the caves used in Kansas City for underground storage (especially Underground Storage, Incorporated, Inland Underground Facilities and Downtown Industrial Park) after being created...

7. Fossil Foraging Fossil Foraging August 2008 Photos and article about Missouri's top ten hunting grounds for fossils. The Kansas City metro area, one of the ten, "has marine fossils in quarries, road cuts, and outcrops. Fossils lie in exposed limestone...

8. Frank W. Peck Is Dead: Sand Firm Executive Had Been Ill Several Months Frank W. Peck Is Dead: Sand Firm Executive Had Been Ill Several Months September/3/1949 Photo and obituary for Frank Peck, "president of the Peck-Woolf Sand and Material company" and son of "a grand-niece of Milton J. Payne, first [actually third official] mayor of Kansas City." "[B]orn February...

9. Geology--Archaean Rocks of Missouri Geology--Archaean Rocks of Missouri April//1882 Article describing some of the older, or archaean, rocks in Missouri, mostly harder igneous rocks like granite and porphyry found in mountains and far below the surface, also describing their usefulness...

10. Gladstone Boulevard Gladstone Boulevard Postcard of Gladstone Boulevard

11. Going Down--and Up Going Down--and Up February//1962 Photos and article about the trend of using underground industrial and office space in the Kansas City area by way of adapting "abondoned quarries."

12. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Photo and bio of Captain William Weston, a lime and cement dealer with residence at Independence and Maple Avenues. Born in Pennsylvania in 1832 and coming to Kansas City about 1865 as a bricklayer and...

13. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of Drury Underwood, a brick manufacturer of Kansas City. Born in Saint Louis County, Missouri in 1833 and coming to Kansas City in 1858 as a western trader before settling here in 1871...

14. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of David Pullman, a foundation building contractor and rock quarry owner born in England in 1841 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1879.

15. J. M. (Jack) Millett J. M. (Jack) Millett March 15, 2006 Obituary for Jack Millett, son of Kansas City artist George Van Millett and his wife Mary Mims McKee Millett. He was born October 9, 1915 and exact date of death is not given. He founded Central Coal Company...

16. Jackson County Courthouse Profile Jackson County Courthouse Profile 1999

17. Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources 1926 Section about the Leeds industrial district of eastern Kansas City, describing its important industries, including steel, rock quarries, coal, grain, concrete, lumber, railroads, automobiles, and "approximately...

18. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Description of the Ash Grove White Lime Association, a cement, lime, brick, and other associated building materials business. Located at Missouri and Grand Avenues, starting in 1881.

19. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Illustration and description of the business of the "Wm. Weston, lime manufacturer, dealer in white lime, foreign and domestic cement, white sand, drain pipe, fire brick and fire clay. Sole agent for the...

20. Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas 1983 Map depicting a 30 x 60 minute quadrangle in the Kansas City area, including Leavenworth, Bonner Springs, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs, Excelsior Springs, Smithville Lake. Also included: U.S. Army ammunition...