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1. 100 Years Ago at Morton: Feds Killed in Battle 100 Years Ago at Morton: Feds Killed in Battle September/22/1964 Reference to the Battle of Shaws Shop found in the file.

2. A Missouri House Has Had Two Masters in 111 Years A Missouri House Has Had Two Masters in 111 Years May/3/1953 Photos and biographical article about the German pioneer family Isaiah Mansur, druggists arriving in Ray County, Missouri, about 1837. Description of Isaiah, Sr., born in Vermont in 1815 and building his...

3. Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" Abandoned Shipwrecks on Missouri River Channel Maps of 1879 and 1954 - Lexington to Bakers, "Mile 323.0-289.0" n.d. Map shows locations of abandoned steamboat wrecks and the Missouri River's channel drawn in different colors to show how it changed course between 1879 and 1954. The section covers Lexington to Bakers,...

4. Alexander Doniphan Alexander Doniphan 1998 Biography of Alexander W. Doniphan, a Missouri military leader originally from Kentucky, gaining prominence during the 1846 Mexican War and 1838 Mormon War, memorialized in a statue in Ray County, Missouri,...

5. Best of Missouri: Richmond Saves the Show Best of Missouri: Richmond Saves the Show June-July//2001 Photos, article and ad about the newly-restored Farris Theater in Richmond, Missouri (in Ray County, Missouri), opened in 1901 as the Dougherty Auditorium by Sam Dougherty, "a wealthy gold miner."

6. Big Cat Was A Missouri Rarity Big Cat Was A Missouri Rarity January 4, 2011 A mountain lion was located in Ray County, Missouri, and shot on Bob Littleton's property. The Missouri Mountain Lion Response team was thankful to discover the cat was a male. A female feline would have...

7. Buckner Quadrangle Buckner Quadrangle 1935 Topographical map of Ray and Jackson counties in Missouri, including the towns of Orrick, Levasy, and Buckner, showing as well the Missouri River. Also depicted are roads of various grades, railroads,...

8. Camden Quadrangle Camden Quadrangle 1951 Detailed topographical map of an area east of Jackson County on the Missouri River showing the following Ray County towns: Orrick, Albany, Fleming, Camden Junction, Camden. Napoleon and Waterloo are the...

9. Confederate Military History Extended Edition Confederate Military History Extended Edition //1988 (1899 in first edition) Biographical sketch of Charles Rainwater, a Confederate veteran "of St. Louis," born in Ray County, Missouri, in 1839 and becoming a Saint Louis wholesale merchant and police commissioner after the Civil...

10. History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri History of Caldwell and Livingston Counties, Missouri //1886 Biographical sketch of Jesse Parman, a farmer and stock-raiser in Caldwell County, Missouri, born in Kentucky in 1840 and initially moving to Ray County, Missouri.

11. History of Ray County, Mo. History of Ray County, Mo. //1881 Portrait and biographical sketch of Joseph Addison Smith, or Joseph Smith, a farmer and Mexican War veteran born in North Carolina in 1822 and moving to Ray County, Missouri in 1838 with his parents.

12. History of Ray County, Mo. History of Ray County, Mo. //1881 Portrait and biographical sketch of William Smith, a farmer and former California Forty-niner born in North Carolina in 1827 and moving to Ray County, Missouri in 1838 with his parents and brother Joseph...

13. History of Ray County, Mo. History of Ray County, Mo. //1881 Portrait and biographical sketch of Randolph McDonald, a farmer and livestock raiser born in Kentucky in 1806 and moving to Ray County, Missouri, in 1835.

14. History of Ray County, Mo. History of Ray County, Mo. //1881 Portrait and biographical sketch of William Miller, "a leading stock-raiser and farmer" in Ray County, Missouri, born in North Carolina in 1821 and moving to Clay County, Missouri about 1837 and then Ray...

15. How Clay County Celebrated Her Centennial How Clay County Celebrated Her Centennial October//1922 Article about the festivities at the celebration of the centennial of Clay County, Missouri (separated from Ray County in 1822) in Liberty in 1922 and sponsored by the "Alexander Doniphan Chapter Daughters...

16. How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named April-July//1917 Fourth of a series of articles about the origins of place names in Missouri, including Platte County (containing the towns of Platte City, Parkville, and Weston, Missouri), Ray County (containing the towns...

17. Independence Independence 1894 (1910 reprint) Detailed topographical map of area east of Kansas City, showing parts of Clay, Ray, Jackson, and Lafayette Counties, Missouri. Some towns included are Kearney, Lawson, Vibbard, Excelsior Springs, Prathersville,...

18. J. J. Foster J. J. Foster ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. J. Foster showing a brown leaf with a tiny image inside it of a woman sitting on a bench in a park. One of two cards with similar design. Front lower left corner of card has number...

19. J. J. Foster J. J. Foster ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. J. Foster showing a horse and carriage with a man standing at the horse's head and one sitting in the carriage. Front of card says: "J. J. Foster, Harness and Saddlery, and Jobber...

20. J. J. Foster J. J. Foster ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for J. J. Foster showing a brown horse pulling a sleigh over ice. Caption says: "Norwegian.." Front of card says: "J. J. Foster, Harness and Saddlery, and Jobber of Turf Goods Specialties....