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61. Lincoln in Kansas Lincoln in Kansas 1902 Biographical article about Abraham Lincoln and his visit to Kansas in 1859 on his anti-slavery platform presidential campaign. Description of his arrival first in Elwood, Kansas (across the Missouri River...

62. M. J. Pendergast Dies [and] Pendergast Was a Fighter M. J. Pendergast Dies [and] Pendergast Was a Fighter September/2/1929 Photo and obituary articles for Michael Pendergast (ca. 1867-1929), "former city clerk, and for more than thirty years a leader in the Democratic organization in Kansas City." Native of Saint Joseph, Missouri...

63. M. J. Pendergast Dies Following 4 Years' Illness: Brother of Democratic Leader Inactive Politically M. J. Pendergast Dies Following 4 Years' Illness: Brother of Democratic Leader Inactive Politically since 1925 September/2/1929 Photo and obituary articles for Michael Pendergast (ca. 1867-1929), "lieutenant of the 'big boss'" Tom Pendergast in his Kansas City political machine, dying at the age of 62 on September 2, 1929. Native...

64. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. Map of the Pony Express Trail, Beginning April 3rd, 1860, from St. Joseph, Mo., and Sacramento, Calif. 1935 Bound, fold-out map of the Pony Express trail in 1860, from Saint Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California, with illustrations.

65. Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary Men Who Are Making Kansas City: A Biographical Dictionary 1902 Photo and bio of Thomas Pendergast (later Boss Tom Pendergast), "Superintendent of City Streets" since 1900. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1872 and coming to Kansas City in 1888 (according to this...

66. Metro News: Time Runs Out for Robidoux Metro News: Time Runs Out for Robidoux January/19/1976 Photo and article about the closing of the Hotel Robidoux in downtown Saint Joseph, Missouri, opened about 1909 and planned for demolition in 1976. Description of its operations and history, hosting nationally...

67. Missing Woman, 85, Found in California Missing Woman, 85, Found in California December/4/1974 Photo and biographical article about Mrs. Helen Withers, an "85-year-old Overland Park woman, missing since Aug. 14," 1974, with residence at 5620 West 67th Street, Overland Park, Kansas. Description of...

68. 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 One long paragraph of biography about Willard Hall, Sr. (1820-1882), "a representative from Missouri" and native of Virginia, a becoming a lawyer in Sparta, Missouri, before serving in the Mexican War...

69. 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 Portrait and one paragraph of biography about Robert Stewart (1815-1874), thirteenth governor of Missouri and native of New York moving to Saint Charles, Missouri in 1838 as a lawyer and later becoming...

70. 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 One paragraph of biography about Jackson Smith (1838-1908), attorney general of Missouri and native of Callaway County, Missouri and moving to Platte County and then Saint Joseph, Missouri.

71. 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 Biographical sketch of Thomas Lysaght, a Missouri state senator and businessman and native of Saint Joseph, Missouri, born in 1869.

72. 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 Biographical sketch of Byron Spencer, "a councilman of Kansas City and an attorney of recognized ability." Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri in 1893 and coming to Kansas City after service in World War I...

73. 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 Biographical sketch of Preble Hall, "director of personnel of Kansas City, a civic office of importance," born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1882 as "a son of the late Judge Willard P. Hall" and coming...

74. 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 one paragraph of biography about Silas Woodson (1819-1896), 20th governor of Missouri and native of Kentucky moving to Saint Joseph, Missouri about 1850.

75. 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 Biographical sketch of Dr. Robert Patterson Clark Wilson, Jr., or Robert Wilson, Jr., a physician and "superintendent of the Missouri State School, formerly known as Missouri State Colony of Feeble Minded...

76. Missouri Heritage: Confederate General Earned the Name "Swamp Fox" Missouri Heritage: Confederate General Earned the Name "Swamp Fox" January/25/1969 File containing a photo and biographical article about General Meriwether Jeff Thompson, or Meriwether Thompson (1826-1876), a Confederate soldier in Missouri earning the nickname of "Swamp Fox" for his...

77. Missouri Official Highway Map 1962 Missouri Official Highway Map 1962 1962 Road map of Missouri, including index to cities, with inset maps of the Kansas City, Independence and St. Louis areas. Reverse side includes 44 small maps of Missouri cities, a mileage chart, lists of...

78. Missouri State Library Association Missouri State Library Association January//1904 Description of the discussions and presentations at the "fourth annual meeting of the Missouri State Library Association" at Saint Joseph, Missouri, headed by librarian Purd B. Wright.

79. Missouri Valley Trust Co. Missouri Valley Trust Co. This bank building was built by the Bank of the Stae of Missouri which established itself on this corner in July, 1859. The stockholders who organized the bank were: Joseph Robidoux, R. W. Donnell, John...

80. Missouri Waltzes to New Bed Missouri Waltzes to New Bed July/12/1952 Illustrated map and article about the shifting of the Missouri River (partly from flooding and partly engineered by the United States Army Corps of Engineers) between Saint Joseph, Missouri (about 50 miles...