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Louisiana Purchase Exp...
Missouri Botanical Gar...
John Albury Bryan
M L Van Nada
Howard L Conard
Walter B Stevens
Joseph Robidoux's Family: Fur Traders and Trail Blazers
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the western fur trading family of Joseph Robidoux III (1783-1860). Description of Joseph (founder of Saint Joseph, Missouri) "as an equal of Manuel...
Biographical chapter about Jules DeMun (1782-1843), an early explorer and fur trader of the American Southwest and of the site of Kansas City. He was a native of Haiti and "nobleman by birth" coming to...
Kansas City and St. Louis: Picture Portfolio Shows Some Contrasts between Striving City and a Settled One
Article showing ontrasts between the cities of Kansas City and Saint Louis, pointing out the difference in urban planning perspectives because of Saint Louis's political area constrainment and greater...
Kansas City Casino Building
Newspaper clippings about the Kansas City building called the casino for the 1904 fair at Saint Louis called the Louisiana Purchase Exposition.
Kansas City versus Saint Louis
Each author defending own city. Kansas City accused of being "rubophobic," not as formal or as traditional or having as "real" a downtown as Saint Louis.
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of Drury Underwood (1833-1890), a brick manufacturer, former building contractor of Kansas City, and "organizer of the Kansas City Gun Club." Native of Saint Louis, Missouri coming...
Kansas City/Local Area Fine Arts Programs Collection Finding Aid
circa 1880 - present
This collection consists of various types of local fine arts programs and is designed to be an on-going collection. The programs are arranged alphabetically by either the theater name or place of performance,...
Photo and biographical article about Kate Richards O'Hare, or Kate O'Hare, "St. Louis Socialist leader who served almost fourteen months of a 5-year penitentiary sentence for violation of the espionage...
Kate Richards O'Hare: Progression toward Feminism
Photos and biographical article about Kate Richards O'Hare, or Kate O'Hare (1876-1948), a Socialist Party leader born in Ottawa County, Kansas and writing anti-war and pro-feminist articles in radical...
KC Now 28th Largest Metro
April 5, 2007
According to the article, metropolitan Kansas City is growing by a little more than one percent per year. However, the city's rankings dropped from 27th to 28th. Metropolitian Kansas City, which includes...
Lelah Harrison Brown: Original Poetess
Illustration and article about Lelah Harrison Brown, or Lelah Brown, "author of the Golden Rod" collection of poetry, a resident of Saint Louis, Missouri, from Virginia.
Photos, maps, illustrations, and information on displays at the Saint Louis Public Library.
File contains information and a pamphlet, crica 1964, on the Saint Louis Mercantile Library Association "established in 1846 by a group of private citizens to form a well-rounded collection of books for...
Local Business: Grudge Fight
News about a possible labor union strike in Saint Louis, Missouri, by the CIO and Teamsters' Union, over the gubernatorial race.
Louisiana Purchase Cemmemorations
File contains articles and brochures and material about the centennial and bicentennial celebrations for the Louisiana Purchase.
Louisiana Purchase Commemorations
Brochure and media kit for Three Flas Festival Louisiana Purchase Bicentennial and other material.
Manuel Lisa [Part II]
Portrait and second in a series of two biographical articles about Manuel Lisa (1772-1820), "the great Spanish fur dealer on the Missouri." Description of his later career from 1812 to his death, exploring...
Map of Missouri, Blair's Emancipation Map
Map and tables contain data on slavery in Missouri. Data taken from the Missouri state census of 1856 gives the percentage of slaves in the population of each county. The material was gathered by the Hon....
Marie Buford Collection Finding Aid
Marie Buford was born on May 17, 1922 to John W. and Verna L. Buford. At the age of seventeen, Marie Buford was admitted as a patient at the Kansas City Tuberculosis Hospital from about 1939-1941. Originally...
Matthew W. Clair (Bishop)
File contains an obituary for Bishop Matthew W. Clair, Jr., an African American clergyman in Saint Louis, Missouri. He died at the age of 76 and had a brother in Kansas City. The obituary is from The Kansas...
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