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1. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. Putnam Francis Peet, or Putnam Peet, a homeopathic physician born in New York in 1847 and coming to Kansas City in 1885, with offices "at 536 Main street, in the new Ridge Building."...

2. Commerce Towers Commerce Towers May//1963 Illustration and article about the new 30-story Commerce Towers building designed by architects Keene, Simpson & Murphy. Built in 1962 at 913 Main Street on the site of the demolished (for replacement...

3. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music April/30/1922 History of the Conservatory of Music and description of its tendency of procuring students from the Southwest heading to the East.

4. Conservatory of Music Conservatory of Music June/20/1914 History of the conservatory including its first home, the since-burned Ridge Building, with an illustration of the 1914 building.

5. Death of Ben Strauss Death of Ben Strauss August 1,1952 Photo and obituary for Benjamin Strauss, or Ben Strauss, "81 years old, widely known photographer and founder of Strauss-Peyton studios in Kansas City." Born in Cleveland in 1871 and coming to Kansas City...

6. Dr. Isaac Ridge Dr. Isaac Ridge 1908 Photo and bio of Dr. Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), "the first college graduated physician to locate in Kansas City." Native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City in 1848 with offices on the Levee serving as a doctor...

7. Encyclopedia of History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Dr. Isaac Ridge, "pioneer physician" of Kansas City and its first official city physician. Born in Kentucky in 1825 and coming to Kansas City in 1848 as a doctor at the Levee before moving...

8. Frederick W. Tamblyn: Handwriting Expert Was 77 Years Old Frederick W. Tamblyn: Handwriting Expert Was 77 Years Old February/17/1947 Photo (of Tamblyn) and obituary for Frederick William Tamblyn, or Frederick Tamblyn, "77 years old, 2 East [58th Street]," founder of a penmanship school in Kansas City in 1894. Native of Drexel, Missouri...

9. H. J. Brunner: One of the Best Known and Most Successful Kansas City Merchants H. J. Brunner: One of the Best Known and Most Successful Kansas City Merchants April/14/1894 Illustration and biographical sketch of H. J. Brunner, describing his hardware business started after his arrival in Kansas City in 1876 and employing 150 people at the Ridge Building on Walnut Street....

10. Hangs Out His Shingle in Kansas City: M. C. Reefer, an Ad Writer of National Reputation, to Take Up Hangs Out His Shingle in Kansas City: M. C. Reefer, an Ad Writer of National Reputation, to Take Up His Former Work January 17, 1897 Portrait and biographical article about M. C. Reefer, "well known as a citizen of Kansas City several years ago, and more recently of New York," opening a new advertising office in the Ridge Building in...

11. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photos and bio of Dr. Katherine Berry Richardson, or Katherine Richardson (ca. 1860-1933), co-founder of Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City and "described as the most important woman in Kansas City"...

12. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Dr. Joseph Horigan, a physician "born in Georgetown, District of Columbia, [or Washington, D. C.], January 16, 1864," and coming to Kansas City in 1888, opening an office that year...

13. Main Street, South from 9th Street Main Street, South from 9th Street Postcard of Main Street, South from 9th Street

14. Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present 1935 Photo and bio of Harold Waltner, "a member of the well known law firm of Waltner & Waltner, with offices in the Ridge building." Born in "Rockport [sic], Atchison county, Missouri, February 14, 1885" and...

15. Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Ortmann Mr. and Mrs. Henry W. Ortmann Photos and information on Henry Ortmann (~1862-1950) and his widow Marie Ortmann (~1863-1964), German natives residing in Kansas City. Description of Henry as "retired founder of the Ortmann Engraving...

16. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Description of the business and career of James Ford, "[s]tarting in the real estate business on his own account on February 1st, 1911," with office in the Ridge Building, and born in Kansas City.

17. Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City //1911, ca. Photo and description of the business of Thomas Riddle, realtor of farm property with offices in the Ridge Building.

18. Ridge Arcade Ridge Arcade August//1960

19. Ridge Arcade Ridge Arcade February 19, 1961 916 Walnut Building, or Ridge Arcade, torn down in February 1961 for the erection of the Commerce Tower Building.

20. Ridge Building Ridge Building July/18/1943