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A Home Has Lively History
Article about the house of Jerubal Dorman, built in 1852 by him in Clinton, Missouri. Copy of a painting depicting the house, Dorman, and Governor Crittenden, with description of its use as a hideout and...
Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City
Panoramic aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking north to the Missouri River, taken from "1000 ft. above 13th & Summit Streets from Lawrence Captive Airship," per caption printed on photograph. From...
Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Ben Holladay (1819-1887), a prominent Western freighter in Weston, Missouri. He was born in Kentucky and moved to Platte County, Missouri, in 1838,...
From the Archives
One paragraph about the collection of photographs from the Swoford family showing "a street corner and some buildings, horses and street car tracks, and on the side of one building. ..printed P[alace]...
Gladstone Boulevard, at Scarritt Point
Postcard of Gladstone Boulevard, at Scarritt Point
Bio of Henry Jobe (1810-1849), a native of Pennsylvania coming to Kansas City as a farmer after buying land from Abraham Fonda in 1846, keeping a large library and thoroughbred stables and buried in Kansas...
Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources
Section of the book about Longview Farm, the Lee's Summit estate of lumberman R. A. Long and his daughter Loula Long Combs's famous stables for horses and other prize-winning livestock, with photos of...
Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance
Description of the riding horse providing business of the Board of Trade Livery, Boarding & Sales Stables at 117 West 5th Street.
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of David Morr, "president and general manager of the D. A. Morr Transfer & Storage Company" at 2114-2120 Central Street (formerly at 1328-1330 Grand Avenue). Born in Ohio in 1866 and...
KCResources, page 13
KCResources, page 84
Letters to the Editor
Reply to the magazine's inquiry about the location of the Palace Stables & Shoeing Shop in an earlier issue, placing the livery stable "at Westport and Main and. ..torn down to provide the building site...
Liberty, MO, Odd Fellows Home
Postcard of the Odd Fellows Home, Liberty, MO
Longview Farm: "The World's Most Beautiful Farm"
Article about the Longview Farm ,country estate of Robert A. Long, "the most successful lumberman of his day." It was begun in 1913 with architect Henry Hoit having 50 rooms on 1,636 acres. Now listed...
Missouri River, River Scene
Postcard of Missouri River, River Scene
Montgomery Ward & Company
Postcard of the Montgomery Ward & Company building at St. John and Belmont
Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City
Photo and description of the livery stables of J. A. Robinson at 1205 Charlotte Street (pictured), 3929 Main Street, and 1401 Pennsylvania Street, owned and operated by the native of Tennessee.
Raining Hogs & Running Ponies: 150th Anniversary of the Pony Express
History of the Pony Express that celebrates its 150 birthday April 3. The mail first came across Missouri on the train from Hannibal to St. Joseph where riders waited at Pikes Peak Livery Stables to begin...
Re-Living a Rowdy Past: Jesse and the Express
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...
Results of County Planning: Jackson County, Missouri
Photos of "[s]cenes from the famed Longview Farm, on Longview Road, west of Lees [sic] Summit," and of a "bridal path" for the horses of Loula Long Combs's stables there.
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