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West Kansas Addition
Missouri Pacific Railr...
Turner and Company's A...
Laura Coates Reed
Carl Gothe de Grote
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo.
Photo and bio of Hunter Meriwether, "the leading real-estate and taxation lawyer of Jackson county," born in Arkansas in 1861 and coming to Kansas City in 1885, serving as state and county "attorney for...
Portrait and biographical sketch of Benjamin McLean, a Kansas City tanner with his store at 10th and Hickory Streets in the West Bottoms ("West Kansas") but initially at 13th and Grand Avenues, with residence...
Benton School Class Picture
Exterior view of class posed by what appears to be the school building. Identified on the front of the picture as "Kansas City Public Schools, In Remembrance of the School Year 1882. Photographed by S....
Biography of Charles E. Kearney (1820-1898), Outfitter
City of Kansas
Photocopy of a cadastral map showing landowners and building outlines for the area of the City of Kansas west and north of Union Depot, comprising West Kansas Addition, Pacific Place, and Turner & Company's...
Dan D. Casement: Viking on a Sea of Grass
Biographical article making up the entire issue on Dan Dillon "Deever" Casement, or Dan Casement (1868-1953), of Kansas, a "cowboy, stockman, philosopher, soldier, author, individualist, railroad builder...
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...
Early Kansas City, Missouri
West Kansas from bluff, at 10th Street.
First Jackson County Courthouse
Full, front view of the first Jackson County courthouse located in Independence, Missouri. Originally located at Lynn and Lexington St. In this view it may be at 107 West Kansas where it was moved sometime...
Men, women, and children standing before flooded street near A. Howden Groceries, located at 1631 9th Street in West Kansas.
Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05
Description of the origins and early history of Kansas City, Kansas, including its West Bottoms, Quindaro, Wyandotte, and Armourdale portions, with "importance as a manufacturing city. ..exceed[ing] even...
In Memoriam: Sarah Walter Chandler Coates
Photo of the "[e]nd of West Tenth Street, overlooking West Kansas, 1870."
Kansas City's Hannibal Bridge: Western Town-Booming and Eastern Capital
Description of the West Kansas Land Company in the context of the development of the Hannibal Bridge, involving the efforts of James Joy and Theodore Case.
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of James Slavens (1838-1905), a meat packing pioneer and former mayor, city treasurer of Kansas City. Native of Indiana coming here in 1866 as a lawyer and Union Civil War veteran with...
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Missouri Valley Historical Society Records Finding Aid
1830-1940, bulk 1889-1940
The Missouri Valley Historical Society (1913-1940) was the successor to the Kansas City Historical Society (1906-1913) and the Early Settler's Society and Historical Association (1896-1906). All these...
Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid
The scrapbook contains 72 various-sized, second-generation black and white prints of early Kansas City riverfront views. Included are scenes of the grading of the bluffs for streets, early commercial and...
Early two image stereopticon card identified on the back of the photo as "West Kansas from 19th and Mercer Street". Stamped on the back of the card is "Henry E. Hill, Architect".
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