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 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. Pony Express Pony Express

2. Patee House Hotel Patee House Hotel

3. Residence in Saint Joseph Residence in Saint Joseph 417 North 9th Street, Saint Joseph, Missouri. (Four copies.)

4. Keeping Pace with Progressive St. Joseph Keeping Pace with Progressive St. Joseph 1968 A promotional poster that includes a black and white aerial photograph of the Saint Joseph, Missouri area. The photo was taken at an altitude of 12,000 feet, resulting in a scale in which one inch equals...

5. Museum of Madness Museum of Madness Winter//1999 Article about "the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph. ..[s]ituated on the grounds of St. Joseph State Hospital," established in 1969. Descriptions and photos of instruments and "[t]ragic past treatments...

6. Westside: The Medicine Men of St. Joseph Westside: The Medicine Men of St. Joseph November-December//1984 Article about 19th century health care practices and facilities in Saint Joseph, Missouri, including physicians, treatments, nurses, sanitariums, etc., with illustrations.

7. Monuments to St. Joseph's Golden Age Monuments to St. Joseph's Golden Age September-October//1974 Article about the architectural "golden age" of Saint Joseph, Missouri, describing the mostly residential structures designed in the late 1800s and early 1900s by architects Edmund J. Eckel and Harvey...

8. Growth Market: St. Joseph Jockeys for Position Growth Market: St. Joseph Jockeys for Position January//1981 Article about the attraction of new businesses and industries to Saint Joseph, Missouri, "[s]purred by the demise of its meat packing industry," with photos. Discussion about the city's various potential...

9. Poetic Parkway: St. Joseph's Scenic Boulevard Offers 26 Miles of Walking, Biking and Driving Pleasure Poetic Parkway: St. Joseph's Scenic Boulevard Offers 26 Miles of Walking, Biking and Driving Pleasure Fall//1998 Article about the development of the Saint Joseph Parkway System in Saint Joseph, Missouri, starting in 1912 with planners and landscapers George E. Kessler, Charles Mulford Robinson, and George Burnap,...

10. Old. ..Saint Jo: "1800" Old. ..Saint Jo: "1800" Spring 1954 Article about the history of Saint Joseph, Missouri, founded by Joseph Robidoux, and the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad, with maps and illustrated ads.

11. Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express May-June//1981 Article about the James Gang and Pony Express historical memorabilia in Saint Joseph, Missouri, at the Patee House Museum and the Pony Express Stables, with information about Frank and Jesse James, William...

12. The Military Career of James Craig The Military Career of James Craig October-July//1971-1972 Article about the military career of James Craig, focusing on the defense of the Pony Express and communication lines to the "Far West" from "Bloody Bill" Anderson and other Bushwhackers before and during...

13. St. Joseph Sports the Historic Stetson Now St. Joseph Sports the Historic Stetson Now August/26/1971 Article about the move of the John B. Stetson hat company from its original Philadelphia headquarters to Saint Joseph, Missouri, founded in the 1860s, with history and photos.

14. Quaker Oats Chooses Modern Aunt Jemima Quaker Oats Chooses Modern Aunt Jemima April/28/1989 Article about the new image of Aunt Jemima for the 100th anniversary of Quaker Oats Company, first introduced in Saint Joseph, Missouri, by the R. T. Davis Milling Company.

15. Sojourn into History: Colorful Fur Trader Helped Found St. Joseph Sojourn into History: Colorful Fur Trader Helped Found St. Joseph January/12/1978 Article about the sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Saint Joseph, Missouri, with some history of the city, founded by fur trader Joseph Robidoux (1783-1868), and illustrations and photos...

16. Blazing a Trail to Oregon: Jumping-Off at St. Joe Blazing a Trail to Oregon: Jumping-Off at St. Joe Autumn//1991 Article about the travels of Cornelius "Neal" Gilliam and his parties on the section of the Oregon Trail from Saint Joseph, Missouri, to central Kansas in the 1840s, with illustrations and maps.

17. The Hat That Won the West The Hat That Won the West February/29/1976 Article about the Western associations in the history of the John B. Stetson Company, the most prominent cowboy hat maker in the world, founded by Stetson. The first hats were sold in 1860 in Saint Joseph,...

18. Approved--Horse & Rider for Pony Express Stamp [Intrepid, Courageous, and Brave--100 Fearless Riders] Approved--Horse & Rider for Pony Express Stamp [Intrepid, Courageous, and Brave--100 Fearless Riders] February 1960 Article commemorating the Pony Express and its centennial postage stamp, with illustration.

19. Following Jesse James Following Jesse James October, 2004 Article describes a series of geographic locations associated with the life and death of Jesse James. Landmarks in Independence, Liberty, St. Joseph, and Kearney, Missouri are among the subjects of the...

20. Museum a Bit Less Creepy with Bright New Look Museum a Bit Less Creepy with Bright New Look January 5, 2014 Article describes changes made to the Glore Psychiatric Museum in St. Joseph, Missouri, by interpretative planner Sara Wilson. Wilson's background and the history of the museum are described. Wilson is...