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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
J H Buford
Elizabeth Bettie Duncan: Diary of Daily Life, 1864
June 23, 1905
Elizabeth Duncan, who called herself Bettie, kept a diary while in Lawrence, Kansas during 1864. The article states, "This article will examine Bettie Duncan's diary for patterns of daily life and for...
Episcopal Churches, Saint John's Episcopal Church
Exterior, street level view of the front of St. John's Episcopal Church located at 517 Kensington. Winter scene with automobiles on the street and people on church walk.
Ernie Quigley: An Official for All Seasons
Article about Ernest C. Quigley from St. Mary's, Kansas, who is little-known today but had a 40-year career in officiating baseball, basketball, and football games. From 1913 to 1938, Quigley was a major...
Ewing Kauffman and Baseball Hall of Fame
November 9, 2007
This month, Ewing Kauffman's name will come up for consideration for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Current Kansas City Royals owner David Glass will speak to the committee in Kauffman's favor....
F. G. Smith
Advertising card for F. G. Smith showing a man with cane walking towards a snow-covered church. Caption says: "Winter." One of three cards each illustrating a season. Front lower left corner has number...
F. T. Hadlond
Advertising card for F. T. Hadlond with an image of pansies below a picture of a woods in winter with snow and leafless trees. Front of card says: "This Bottle of Seely's May Queen Perfume, Presented by,...
Fairmont Park in Winter
Unidentified buildings on park grounds, in winter.
Family's Life Revolved Around Longview Farm
Article on the life and recollections of Anna Scherer. R. A. Long offered to buy the Scherer family farm in Jackson County in 1912, but Anna's father refused to sell. Instead, R. A. Long bought the land...
Farmers, Ranchers, and the Railroad, The Evolution of Fence Law in the Great Plains, 1865-1900
Article describes fencing policies in the Great Plains region as well as the conflicts that arose among ranchers and farmers. The emergence of the railroad and its effect on the fencing laws is also discussed....
Faxon and Gallagher Drug Company
Full frontal and side view of the Faxon and Gallagher Drug Company; located on the northwest corner of 8th and Broadway. Picture taken in winter with snow on the street. Negbaur & Sons business is also...
Full frontal and partial side view of first building during winter.
Fighting the Smallpox Epidemic of 1837-38: The Response of the American Fur Company Traders
Article describes the varied responses of traders working for the American Fur Company at Forts Clark and Union on the upper Missouri River during the smallpox outbreak of 1837 and 1838. A map is provided...
Finding the History Within: The Graham Rogers Home
Photo and drawing with short descriptive article about the Graham Rogers home, located at 6741 Mackey Road in Overland Park, Kansas. Rogers, a member of the Shawnee Indian tribe who trained as a carpenter...
Unidentified building covered with ice after fire; sign before building reads What's the Use Going North for an Ice Palace! This Ought To Satisfy Every-Body.
Fire Damaged Building
Unidentified men posed near unidentified building covered with ice after a fire.
Flight of Freedom: Missouri's Eagle Population Is the Nation's Second Largest during Winter
Photos and article about the migration of eagles (including bald eagles, the national symbol since 1782) to Missouri each winter, making Missouri's eagle population the second highest in the nation during...
Flint & Walling Manufacturing Co.
Advertising card for Flint and Walling Manufacturing Co. showing a rural winter scene with a cow standing in the snow in the moonlight. Front lower left corner has number 751; lower right corner says:...
Large color photos and article about the restoration (reconstruction) of Fort Osage in northeastern Jackson County, Missouri, from the 1940s to the 1970s, directed by "archaeologist J. W. Hendron." History...
Fort Pierre in 1854
Transcription of an item that was published in the New York Daily Tribune in 1854. The article describes the condition of and trading activity centered around Fort Pierre on the Missouri River at that...
Fountain Off For Winter
The new Concourse Fountain was designed to operate during the winter and produce ice formations. However, budget constraints have caused the water to be shut off as well as the fact that the fountain needs...
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