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1. Pioneer Blood Pioneer Blood Photocopied typewritten account of the life of Drusilla Branham who married Francis R. Long, mayor of Kansas City, Missouri, in 1869-70, and their daughter Mary. The manuscript was written by R. S. Quinn...

2. Liberty, MO, Missouri Street Liberty, MO, Missouri Street Postcard of Missouri Street, two blocks east of the city square in Liberty, MO

3. Mayor John Moore Mayor John Moore Photos and information on John Moore (1840-1917), Kansas City's 25th mayor in 1885. Description of his life and career as a native of Tennessee coming to Kansas City at the age of 18 "as freighter on wagon...

4. James Bartrim Nourse James Bartrim Nourse Photos and information on James Bartrim Nourse, or James Nourse, a lawyer and World War I veteran born in Kentucky in 1888 and coming to Kansas City about 1909. Member of the 100-member committee initiating...

5. 12th Street, West from McGee 12th Street, West from McGee Postcard of 12th Street, West from McGee

6. Police Officer, Motorcycle Squad Police Officer, Motorcycle Squad Postcard of Frank C. Brown, a member of Kansas City's first motorcycle police squad

7. Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area Freedom's Frontier National Heritage Area Material about the national heritage area encompassing 41 counties along the Kansas-Missouri border. The area was established in anticipation of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War to promote education...

8. Jackson County Families Jackson County Families Information about families in Jackson County, Missouri, including those of Revolutionary War veterans.

9. Amusement Parks Amusement Parks A selection of 8 postcards of Amusement Parks

10. Independence, MO, RLDS Temple Lot Independence, MO, RLDS Temple Lot Postcard of an Independence street scene and the Temple Lot, dedicated by Joseph Smith, Aug. 3, 1831.

11. World War I World War I Contains articles and a list of area veterans and those killed in the war.

12. John Edwards John Edwards Photos, illustrations, and information on Major John Newman Edwards, or John Edwards (1839-1889), co-owner of the old Kansas City Times with Colonel John Moore in 1868 at 813 Main Street. Description of...

13. Daniel B. Dyer Museum Daniel B. Dyer Museum Interior view with unidentified man examining Spanish-American War cannon. Musuem located at the Kansas City Public Library at 9th and Locust.

14. George A. Custer George A. Custer Information about General George Armstrong Custer, famous for the disastrous Custer's Last Stand in 1876, involved in military engagements with Indians in Kansas following the Civil War, including a court-martial...

15. Alexander W. Doniphan Alexander W. Doniphan File contains photos, illustrations, and information on Colonel Alexander Doniphan of Liberty, Missouri, a hero of the Mexican War.

16. Civil Defense In the 1960s & 1970s Civil Defense In the 1960s & 1970s File contains plan for pre-attack evacuation. Various bulletins dealing with civil defense in the 1970s.

17. Union Station Interior Union Station Interior Engraving of the interior of Union Station during World War II, located in SC 57, folder 3.

18. Valentine's Day Valentine's Day Valentine's Day Postcard

19. Fort Union Fort Union

20. Base Hospital Number 28 Base Hospital Number 28 Information about Base Hospital Number 28, used in World War I strictly for the Kansas City Corps of soldiers.