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141. A Young Girl in the Missouri Border War A Young Girl in the Missouri Border War October 1963 Article reprints a series of letters written by teen-ager Laura Brown in Missouri mostly during the Civil War time period. The first letter is dated July 28, 1859, and the last November 29, 1864. Includes...

142. Abiel Leonard, Yankee Slaveholder, Eminent Jurist, and Passionate Unionist Abiel Leonard, Yankee Slaveholder, Eminent Jurist, and Passionate Unionist 2002 Chapters in the book focus on Leonard's ancestry and early life, his duel with Taylor Berry, his politics, family life, slave holding, lawyer and judgeship responsibilities, federal politics, and the Civil...

143. About the West: Kansas Abolitionists Fight Confederates in Missouri About the West: Kansas Abolitionists Fight Confederates in Missouri Summer//2001 Photos, illustrations, map, and biographical article about Jared Barnes (1834-1916), "an avowed Free-Stater" moving from his native New York to Kansas Territory in 1857 and serving as a Union officer in...

144. Abraham Chrisman, Jr. Abraham Chrisman, Jr. 1896 Biographical sketches of Abraham Chrisman, Jr., and his father, Abraham Chrisman, Sr., both farmers in Jackson County, Missouri. Description of the elder's move to Independence from Virginia as a pioneer...

145. Account of the Battle of Westport and Early Memories of Kansas City Account of the Battle of Westport and Early Memories of Kansas City October//1961 Photo and autobiographical article about the early Kansas City reminiscences of Mrs. Roma Johnson Wornall, or Roma Wornall (1846-1933), third wife of Westport pioneer John Bristow Wornall (1822-1892)....

146. Across Our Wide Missouri: A Vote of Principle; A Ruined Career Across Our Wide Missouri: A Vote of Principle; A Ruined Career January-February//1982 Photo and biographical article about John Henderson (1827-1913), the senator from Missouri casting one of the last votes in the national Senate keeping President Andrew Johnson but in the process ruining...

147. Across Our Wide Missouri: Elusive River to the Brink of War Across Our Wide Missouri: Elusive River to the Brink of War May-June//1981 Article about the "Honey War," a near war in the early 1800s disputing the boundary between Iowa and Missouri, with map.

148. Across Our Wide Missouri: From Clara Bow to Doris Day, Jack Oakie Stole Their Shows Across Our Wide Missouri: From Clara Bow to Doris Day, Jack Oakie Stole Their Shows January-February//1981 Photos and biographical article about Jack Oakie (~1904-1978), a movie comedian born in Sedalia, Missouri, as Lewis Offield. Description of his life and career, selling newspapers during high school in...

149. Action Before Westport, 1864 Action Before Westport, 1864 1964 Paintings of battlefields and photos of generals and strategic houses.

150. Address for the Battle of Lone Jack Marker Dedication, August 12, 1961 Address for the Battle of Lone Jack Marker Dedication, August 12, 1961 October//1961 Speech given on behalf of the Jackson County Historical Society by Howard N. Monnett, dedicating the memorial marker of the Battle of Lone Jack.

151. Address of Ex-Governor James W. Denver: Delivered at the Old Settlers' Meeting, Bismarck Grove, Lawrence, Address of Ex-Governor James W. Denver: Delivered at the Old Settlers' Meeting, Bismarck Grove, Lawrence, September 3d, 1884 //1886 Speech by James William Denver, or James Denver (1817-1892), governor of Kansas Territory in 1857-1858, native of Virginia, Union general in the Civil War, and namesake of Denver, Colorado.

152. Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 40 with Boys Playing Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 40 with Boys Playing ca. 1880-1900 Scrapbook page containing 24 advertising cards arranged in four rows of six. Each card is 4 x 7 cm. and shows a boy playing a game or prank, getting in trouble, or doing some work. Images include a handstand,...

153. Advertising Supplement: Community Shelter Plan for 7-County Kansas City Area Advertising Supplement: Community Shelter Plan for 7-County Kansas City Area May/17/1970 Supplement providing information on shelter locations and provisions for different sections and neighborhoods of the city, in case of nuclear war, filled with maps.

154. Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands June 1964 Photos and article by Charles Kimball, the president of the Midwest Research Institute, about the aerospace industry in Kansas City, especially research and development "locally by Spencer Chemical, a...

155. African American Missions African American Missions ca1943 File containing a pamphlet entitled Dividends upon a Half Century of Missionary Investment, by Prof. W. H. Holloway. The pamphlet describes the benefits of the work of the American Missionary Association...

156. African American Soldiers in the Border War African American Soldiers in the Border War 2010 Part one is a series about the role of black troops in the border wars fought along the Kansas, Missouri, and Arkansas borders. This installment focuses on the political obstacles and controversy surrounding...

157. African Americans and Boosterism African Americans and Boosterism Fall 2003 Article features boosterism as it applied to the exodus of African Americans from the south after the Civil War. Exodusters came into Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado and the town of Nicodemus, Kansas is...

158. African-Americans in Wyandotte During the Pre-Civil War Period African-Americans in Wyandotte During the Pre-Civil War Period 2005 Article describes the African American population in Wyandotte, Kansas prior to the Civil War, and discusses notable African American individuals in the area.

159. Albert B. Fuller Albert B. Fuller February 9, 1964 Obituary of Albert Fuller, an architect of residences and World War II munitions plants and churches. He was born in Kansas City about 1890 and had a residence at 219 North Monroe Avenue.

160. Albert G. Blakey Albert G. Blakey October//1909 Biographical article about Albert Gallatin Blakey, or Albert Blakey (1825-1877), a former Missouri state representative and mayor of Pleasant Hill, Missouri. Native of Kentucky raised in Benton County,...