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Address of Ex-Governor James W. Denver: Delivered at the Old Settlers' Meeting, Bismarck Grove, Lawrence, September 3d, 1884
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.
Advertising Card Scrapbook Page 40 with Boys Playing
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,...
Advertising Supplement: Community Shelter Plan for 7-County Kansas City Area
Supplement providing information on shelter locations and provisions for different sections and neighborhoods of the city, in case of nuclear war, filled with maps.
Aerospace Industry in Kansas City: Kansas City Companies Meet Space-Age Demands
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...
African American Missions
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...
African American Soldiers in the Border War
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...
African Americans and Boosterism
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...
African-Americans in Wyandotte During the Pre-Civil War Period
Article describes the African American population in Wyandotte, Kansas prior to the Civil War, and discusses notable African American individuals in the area.
After 102 Years, at Rest at Last
April 11, 2015
Article describes funeral arrangements for Major Raphael Guido Rombauer, Union Army officer during the Civil War and resident of Carthage, Missouri. The author describes how Rombauer's remains were moved...
Air Force Brigadier General Carries on Granddad’s Legacy
August 6, 2015
Article is about a Brig. Gen. working at Whiteman Air Force Base who carries on the legacy of his grandfather who flew the Enola Gay, which dropped the first atomic bomb used in war.
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.
Albert G. Blakey
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,...
Albert Gallatin Williams
Biographical sketch of Albert Gallatin Williams, or Albert Williams, a judge of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1835 and moving to Blue Springs, Missouri in 1852 as a teacher, becoming a western freighter...
Alcohol-for Rubber, Cylinders for Aircraft Engines, Brake Shoes for Rail Cars, and Tents for Army Hospitals : All Formed Part of the Kansas City War Effort in the 1940s
Article recounting the recycling of all sorts of products as part of the World War II effort.
Portrait and biographical sketch of General Alexander Doniphan. He was born in 1808 in Kentucky, arrived in Missouri in 1830 as a lawyer, moved in 1833 to Liberty, was elected state representative in 1836,...
Biography of Alexander W. Doniphan, a Missouri military leader originally from Kentucky, gaining prominence during the 1846 Mexican War and 1838 Mormon War, memorialized in a statue in Ray County, Missouri,...
Alexander Franklin (Frank) James
Charcoal portrait of Frank James dressed in what appears to be a Confederate cavalry uniform. Drawing is signed by the artist with "93" immediately below the signature. Not visible in the image is "Frank...
Biographical information about Alexander Majors (1814-1900), the primary force of the Russell, Majors, & Waddell overland freighting business, operating wagons and stagecoaches, including the Pony Express,...
Information on Alexander Majors, a prominent western freighter based in Kansas City before the Civil War, with photos and illustrations.
Alexander Majors Residence
Postcard of the Alexander Majors Residence
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