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1. A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards July 29, 1890 The subheading reads: "A Description of the Building and Something of the Inmates--The County Judges Contemplate Further Improvements--Two Jay Goulds Happy With Their Imaginary Riches--Some Pathetic Cases...

2. Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid ca. 1860-1910s Collection of cards used for advertising purposes in the late 19th century. Includes colorful illustrations for many types of products. The over 600 cards from Kansas City businesses have been digitized....

3. Alan Wheat Alan Wheat Photos and information on Alan Wheat, a black Washington, D. C. lobbyist (50 years old in 2001) and a former national representative from Missouri in Kansas City from 1983 to 1994, involved in cases of...

4. Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae Amplissima Regionis Mississipi seu Provinciae Ludovicianae ca. 1763 Continuation of catalog title: "A R.P. Ludovico Hennepin Francisc Miss. in America septentrionali anno 1687 detectae, nunc Gallorum coloniis et actionem negotiis toto orbe celeberrimae."

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5. And So to Bread! And So to Bread! August//1947 Illustrations and article about the bread-making business in the Kansas City area involving the wheat production and flour milling of the Great Plains and Midwest as food for around the world. Also history...

6. Baseball Player Kissing Woman Baseball Player Kissing Woman circa 1928 Unidentified Minneapolis Millers baseball player (possibly Zack Wheat) kissing a woman. Other players and spectators are seen in the background. The photograph was likely taken inside Muehlebach Field...

7. Biography of Clara Stover (1882-1975) and Russell Stover (1888-1954), Candymakers Biography of Clara Stover (1882-1975) and Russell Stover (1888-1954), Candymakers 2007

8. Biography of Claude Dorsey (1916-2002), Newsman Biography of Claude Dorsey (1916-2002), Newsman 2003

9. Biography of Frank A. Theis (1899-1965), Grain Merchant Biography of Frank A. Theis (1899-1965), Grain Merchant 1999

10. Biography of John B. Wornall (1822-1892), Pioneer Biography of John B. Wornall (1822-1892), Pioneer 2003

11. Biography of Phillip Curls (1942-2007), Legislator and Political Activist Biography of Phillip Curls (1942-2007), Legislator and Political Activist 2009;

12. Biography of Samuel Sosland (1886-1983), Publisher Biography of Samuel Sosland (1886-1983), Publisher 2009

13. Blue Springs-Tapawingo Garden Club Buys Historic Site Blue Springs-Tapawingo Garden Club Buys Historic Site November//1960 Article about the purchase of the site of an 1850 Blue Springs mill using the "spring water to grind wheat and corn." Also history of the town of Blue Springs from 1838.

14. Board of Trade Bidding KC Farewell Board of Trade Bidding KC Farewell June 25, 2013 Article on the closing of the Kansas City Board of Trade. Founded in 1856, the Board of Trade grew in business and significance as the wheat industry developed in Kansas. The article includes a history...

15. Board of Trade Building Board of Trade Building Postcard of Kansas City's Board of Trade Building at 8th and Wyandotte Streets

16. Board of Trade Building Board of Trade Building Postcard of Kansas City's Board of Trade Building at 8th and Wyandotte Streets

17. Board of Trade Ready for Electronic Trading Board of Trade Ready for Electronic Trading December 10, 2004 The Kansas City Board of Trade will begin electronic trading starting Sunday night, December 12, 2004. Trading will involve the exchange's Value Line stock index futures contracts and red winter wheat...

18. Court of the Penguins Court of the Penguins 1980 View looking east of the Court of the Penguins on the Country Club Plaza (south side of 47th Street). Architect Ed Wimmer, of Linscott, Haylett, Wimmer & Wheat, received an award for his design of this...

19. David B. Kirk & Co. David B. Kirk & Co. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for David B. Kirk & Co. showing a girl whispering in another girl's ear. Front of card says: “Kirk's Komplete Kernel.” Back of card says: "Kirk's Komplete Kernel Whole Wheat Flour....

20. Dedicate New Trade Building: The Modern Structure Is Seen as World Market Center Dedicate New Trade Building: The Modern Structure Is Seen as World Market Center May/21/1966 Dedication ceremonies for the new building at 4800 Main Street, for Kansas City, world leader in hard winter wheat and grain sorghums at the time.