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1. A Gasoline Filling Station in Fashionable Architectural Garb A Gasoline Filling Station in Fashionable Architectural Garb April/9/1916 Illustration and caption about the aesthetically disguised gasoline station built by the Standard Oil Company at 62nd Street Terrace and Brookside Boulevard and designed by architect John Van Brunt.

2. An Environmental Nightmare Stalks Sugar Creek An Environmental Nightmare Stalks Sugar Creek September-October/30-6/1999 Discusses the presence of petroleum-based pollution on the grounds of the former Standard Oil Company refinery in Sugar Creek, Missouri.

3. Armour Boulevard Armour Boulevard Postcard of Armour Boulevard

4. Blue Valley Industrial District Blue Valley Industrial District 1962-11-20 Aerial view looking north shows the Blue River (also known as the Big Blue) cutting through the center of the image, with 12th Street crossing over. The left foreground of the image shows The Ruberoid...

5. Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians 1938 Biographical sketch of Ernest Cope Winters, or Ernest Winters, an oil operator in the Midland Building. Born in Strong City, Kansas in 1885 and coming to Kansas City in the 1901s with the Standard Oil...

6. Citizens Run Over For a Mythic Freeway Citizens Run Over For a Mythic Freeway October/7-13/1999 Discusses proposed development of a highway near the former Standard Oil Company's refinery in Sugar Creek Missouri, and how efforts to build that highway may have prevented a clean-up of the polluted...

7. City Ice House Company Oil and Ice Station City Ice House Company Oil and Ice Station ca1932 Full side view of unidentified City Ice House Company Oil and Ice Station being a Standard Oil Company station selling Red Crown gasoline.

8. Edward W. Hoch Edward W. Hoch April//1905 Photo and bio of Edward Wallace Hoch, or E. W. Hoch, the "new governor of Kansas, who is leading the people of the state in their fight against the methods of the Standard Oil Company."

9. First Rock Road in Jackson County First Rock Road in Jackson County August 28, 1910 Description of the supposedly first rock road in Jackson County, at the "nearest good landing on the river. This was Rickman's landing at about where now is the Sugar Creek plant of the Standard Oil Company."...

10. Flood Hits Industry Flood Hits Industry July/26/1951 Sugar Creek refinery near Kansas City only source of oil after the flood's damage to other plants.

11. George Wasson Thompson Obituary George Wasson Thompson Obituary August/23/1960 Obituary for George Wasson Thompson, or George Thompson, a Standard Oil Company employee for 40 years before dying at the age of 82 in 1960.

12. Golden Wells--Golden Rivers Golden Wells--Golden Rivers September 1947 Illustrations and article about the oil industry in the Kansas City area, describing the operations of several area companies such as the Standard Oil Company, the Phillips Petroleum Company, the Sinclair...

13. Highway Map Missouri Highway Map Missouri 1937 Road map of Missouri showing the state highway system and the various type of roads within that system, as well as cities and towns according to population. Map also shows small portions of states bordering...

14. Highway Map St. Louis and Vicinity Highway Map St. Louis and Vicinity 1965? Road map of St. Louis, Missouri showing the state highway system and the type of roads within that system, as well as golf, yacht and country clubs, points of interest, parks, airports, and rivers. Map...

15. How Kansas Was "Rolled" How Kansas Was "Rolled" September//1905 Photo and article about Governor Edward Hoch of Kansas and the state's legal battle with the Standard Oil Company, including descriptions of "wildcat refineries" in Kansas doing business in Kansas City....

16. Imperial Kansas City: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources Imperial Kansas City: Her Wonderful Growth and Resources 1900 Entry describing the oil company's facilities and operations, established in Kansas City in 1880.

17. It Happened in Kansas City It Happened in Kansas City September/9/1951 Short article about the "richest man ever to live in Kansas City," Lamon Harkness, or L. V. Harkness, residing in a brownstone mansion on Linwood Boulevard east of Troost Avenue. Upon his death in 1915...

18. James M. Patterson James M. Patterson ca 1956 Head and shoulder portrait of James M. Patterson, director of field services for Standard Oil Company, in Chicago and speaker at a complimentary dinner party, April 17, 1956, held by Standard Oil.

19. Kansas and the Standard Oil Company Kansas and the Standard Oil Company March/2/1905 Photo and article about Kansas and its battle to restrain the Standard Oil Company's control over its oil fields, written by Hoch, the governor of Kansas at the time.

20. Kansas and the Standard Oil Company: A Narrative of To-Day Kansas and the Standard Oil Company: A Narrative of To-Day October//1905 Photo of Governor Edward Hoch of Kansas, "[u]nder whose leadership the fight against the Standard Oil Company in the legislature was inaugurated and carried to a finish," with brief description of the...