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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
Alexander W. Doniphan
File contains photos, illustrations, and information on Colonel Alexander Doniphan of Liberty, Missouri, a hero of the Mexican War.
Alexander William Doniphan
Biographical article about Colonel Alexander William Doniphan, or Alexander Doniphan (1808-1887), a leading military officer in the Mexican War from the Kansas City area. Native of Kentucky moving to Lexington,...
Alexander William Doniphan (1808-1887)
Third Quarter 1993
Brief look at the life of Alexander Doniphan who moved to Liberty, Missouri, in 1833. Highlights as his most outstanding accomplishment the leadership of the First Missouri Regiment in the Mexican War....
Biographical sketch of Major Alf Brant, "superintendent of the Kansas City workhouse," moving to Missouri in 1857. He served in the Union army in the Civil War, in 1876 moved to Kansas City. starting the...
All Barrels Loaded At Fifteen Paces
Article recounts the story of the duel between Confederate generals John S. Marmaduke and Lucius M. "Marsh" Walker which took place on September 6, 1863 in Arkansas. Marmaduke mortally wounded Walker who...
All That Jazz
Article about the history of jazz, including Kansas City's influence on it before 1900 and after World War I.
All the Speakers Here
November 20, 2005
Article detailing President (then Secretary of War) William Howard Taft's visit to Kansas City in November, 1905. Taft was the principal speaker at a dinner of the Kansas City Commercial Club.
Allen H. Parmer
Charcoal portrait of Allen Parmer (sometimes spelled Palmer) with pullover trimmed shirt worn over a checked shirt with tie. The drawing is unsigned but attributed to Anna Lee (Dillenbeck) Stacey.
Allied Commanders in World War I
Photograph portrait of the five allied commanders in World War I. Standing in uniform from left to right are Lt. General Baron Jacques (Belgium); General Armando Vittorio Diaz (Italy); Marshal Ferdinand...
Alumni of One-Room School Reunite and Reminisce
Story of "the first Mount Gilead School reunion" of former students and teachers at Mount Gilead school "west of Kearney," Missouri, in Clay County, built in 1835, closed in 1946, and "believed to be the...
America's Cattle Trails
Map of trails including those used by the Spanish, pre-Civil War trails, Civil War routes, and other overland trails.
American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century
References to and brief descriptions of the Committee on Public Information during World War I, and its chairman, George Creel, a former Kansas City journalist, pointing out his efforts with the committee...
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