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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Ford, Frank S
Biography of Jim Bridger (1804-1881), Frontiersman
Car Dealers Replace Old Mill
July 6, 2011
Postcard image of the the Old Watt's Mill on Indian Creek and a short article about the mill's history. It was built in 1832 by Jackson County Judge John Fitzhugh and later purchased by Anthony Watts of...
Civil War Military Records of Stubbins Watts
This one folder collection contains copies of the Civil War (Confederate) records of Stubbins Watts. It includes the Missouri State Guard as well as Confederate Missouri State Infantry records.
Cogswell Tavern and Watts Mill
Information about Watts Mill and Cogswell Tavern provided in the 6th and 7th items of the roll of microfilm, along with photo and description of William Cogswell (1793-1866), his wife Fanny Ann Cogswell...
Dallas, Jackson County, Missouri--the Settlement and Activities
Article about the history of the mill on Indian Creek at 103rd Street, "known as Dallas Mill or Watts' Mill," and passed down to Stubbin Watts.
Photos, illustrations, and information on the town of Dallas, Missouri, near the site of Watts Mill the later area of Kansas City, Missouri around 103rd and State Line Roads.
DAR, Elizabeth Benton Chapter Scrapbook Finding Aid
A Kansas City Times article dated Nov. 12, 1979, stated that the Elizabeth Benton DAR chapter, located in Kansas City, Mo., was the first Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution formed west...
Elbert Landfried Photograph Collection
This collection contains 11 black and white mounted display photographs measuring 14" x 16" and housed in one box. The award-winning photographs were taken by Elbert Landfried. They show both artistic...
Going Back (and Forward) to Jasper's
Article about the reopening of the "elegant" restaurant in the Watts Mill area near 103rd Street.
High Lights of Kansas City
Photo of "Old Mill, Dallas."
Historic Kansas: A Centenary Sketchbook
History and illustration of the mill.
Jackson County, Missouri: Its Opportunities and Resources
Photos of Watts Mill and nearby bridge, park ("Dallas Park"), homestead ("Watts homestead"), lake, and bath houses "at Dallas," near 103rd and State Line Roads.
Jim Bridger Collection Finding Aid
This one box, 16 folder collection includes photographs, photocopied correspondence, newspaper clippings, and charts. The 24 photographs in this collection are primarily of Bridger relatives including...
Jim Bridger Monument
Postcard of the Jim Bridger Monument
Mr. and Mrs. Stubbins Watts
Mr. and Mrs. Stubbins Watts seated in rocking chairs on porch by front entrance. Identified as â€œWattâ€™s Millâ€ in scrapbook.
Nature Interests about Kansas City
Description of the environs of the Watts Mill built in 1832.
Notes on Fitzhugh's Watts' Mill
June 14, 1905
Unpublished manuscript on the mill with photographs and other illustrations tipped in.
Old Missouri Miller Passes
April 6, 1922
Obituary for Stubbins Watts, Civil War veteran, miller, and grandson of Daniel Boone and Samuel Watts.
P4 Frank Ford Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection's 117 developed photographs and 51 glass plate negatives show scenes from around the turn of the twentieth century by local amateur photographer, Frank S. Ford. They include photographs...
Priests of Pallas, Oxen Team
October 5, 1910
Postcard of Oxen Team in Motion at the 1910 Priests of Pallas Parade
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