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1. World's First Ready-Mixed Food Was Made in Missouri World's First Ready-Mixed Food Was Made in Missouri Photos and a biographical article (undated photocopy) about Chris Rutt, "an editorial writer on the 'St. Joseph Gazette'" and co-inventor with Charles Underwood of "Aunt Jemima Pancake Flour" (with its...

2. With Badges & Bullets: Lawmen & Outlaws in the Old West With Badges & Bullets: Lawmen & Outlaws in the Old West 1999 Photos and chapter of the book about Jesse James (1847-1882), a notorious outlaw involved in border warfare mostly surrounding the Kansas City area, born in Clay County, Missouri, and killed in Saint Joseph,...

3. Winners of the West newspaper Winners of the West newspaper December-January//1923-1939 Entire run of the "Winners of the West" newspaper published in Saint Joseph, Missouri from December 1923 to January 1939 with the exception of some issues in the first six volumes. Called "[t]he only paper...

4. William G. Ostrander: Former Owner of Electric Company Was 66 William G. Ostrander: Former Owner of Electric Company Was 66 March/11/1956 Photo and obituary for William George Ostrander, or William Ostrander, "66, of 3210 Pennsylvania avenue," former owner of "the Ostrander Electric company here." Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri coming...

5. William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid William C. Connett, Jr. Papers Finding Aid 1851-1883 The Connett family is noted in the history of the St. Joseph and Sparta, Missouri, area. They had connections at one time with the meat-packing industry in St. Joseph, Missouri. Leonard L. Solomon was...

6. When Lincoln Was in Kansas When Lincoln Was in Kansas May/28/1905 Illustrations, portrait, and biographical article about Abraham Lincoln on his presidential campaign in Kansas in 1859. Description of his arrival in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and "first speech on Kansas...

7. What Became of the Daring Young Men of the Pony Express? What Became of the Daring Young Men of the Pony Express? December 2006 Gormley writes although "there is no authentic list available of all of the Pony Express riders," the Pony Express National Museum in Saint Joseph, Missouri, compiled a list of 188 names, but this should...

8. 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.

9. Trailing Wilson Price Hunt's Astorians West Trailing Wilson Price Hunt's Astorians West October, 2005 Article retraces the overland journey of Pacific Fur Company founder Wilson Price Hunt and 55 others from Missouri to Astoria, Oregon in 1811 and 1812.

10. Towns in the ''Elbow Region'' of Missouri and Kansas Towns in the ''Elbow Region'' of Missouri and Kansas June 26, 1905 Chapter of book describing the development of towns in Kansas and Missouri along the Missouri River from St. Joseph to Kansas City. The early French trappers referred to this area where the flow of the...

11. This Land/Missouri: Loess Is More This Land/Missouri: Loess Is More November//1996 Photos, map, and article about the Loess Hills following the Missouri River north of Kansas City "between Saint Joseph, Missouri, and Sioux City, Iowa." Description of their formation at the edge of the...

12. This Community of the Sacred Heart--A Centennial This Community of the Sacred Heart--A Centennial Winter//1953 Centennial history of the Sacred Heart Convent in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and history of the Society of the Sacred Heart since 1801, with photos, illustrations, and description of the Catholic school for...

13. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Dr. William Leach, a Saint Joseph, Missouri, physician born in New York in 1828.

14. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Photo and bio of George Warren Samuel, or George Samuel, a merchant and insurance agent born in Kentucky in 1810 and moving to Fayette, Missouri in 1828 and then to Platte City, Missouri in 1838 and to...

15. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Captain Jarvis Rogers, a banker and farmer in Cameron, Missouri. Born in Ohio in 1827 and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1850 as a Gold Rush participant before moving to Cameron...

16. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Photo and bio of Milton Tootle, a dry goods merchant of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Born in Ohio in 1823 and moving to Savannah, Missouri in 1842 as a merchant before moving to Saint Joseph in 1849.

17. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Albe Saxton, a Saint Joseph railroad and bank executive born in Cleveland in 1821 and moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri (then called "Black Snake Hills") in 1843 as a pioneer trader...

18. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Richard Turner, a western freighter and dry goods merchant of Saint Joseph, Missouri. Born in Virginia in 1830 and moving to Millersburg, Missouri in 1848 as a store clerk before...

19. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Silas Woodson, "ex-Governor of the state of Missouri" and resident of Saint Joseph, Missouri since 1854, born in Kentucky in 1819.

20. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Portrait and biographical sketch of Dudley Steele, a grocer in Saint Joseph, Missouri. Born in Kentucky in 1812 and moving to Missouri, arriving in the Kansas City area and then Saint Joseph in 1842.