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1. Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor 2008

2. Biography of Corrvine Patterson (1848-?), Businessman and Politician Biography of Corrvine Patterson (1848-?), Businessman and Politician 1999

3. Abstract for Shawnee Lands in Wyandotte County Abstract for Shawnee Lands in Wyandotte County Abstract for Shawnee Indian lands in Wyandotte County, Kansas, involving the Bluejacket family.

4. Early Days on the Union Pacific Early Days on the Union Pacific 1910 Article (written by a resident of Kansas City, Kansas) about the origins and construction of the Union Pacific Railroad from Wyandotte, Kansas (part of Kansas City, Kansas) to Denver in the middle to late...

5. The Genesis of a State's Metropolis The Genesis of a State's Metropolis 1902 Article about the history of Kansas City, Kansas with chronology of its settlement since the 1840s by the Wyandotte Indians and whites, incorporation of its sections (Wyandotte, Quindaro, Rosedale, and...

6. Wyandotte and the First "Exodusters" of 1879 Wyandotte and the First "Exodusters" of 1879 Autumn//1960 Article about the mass migration of "Exodusters" or black "freedmen" from Mississippi and Louisiana to Kansas in 1879, arriving on several steamships and making up a quarter of the population of the town...

7. African-Americans in Wyandotte During the Pre-Civil War Period African-Americans in Wyandotte During the Pre-Civil War Period 2005 Article describes the African American population in Wyandotte, Kansas prior to the Civil War, and discusses notable African American individuals in the area.

8. Bleeding Kansas Period in Wyandotte County Bleeding Kansas Period in Wyandotte County Summer 2002 Article describes the rivalry between the towns of Wyandott City and Quindaro during the ''Bleeding Kansas'' era prior to the Civil War. Wyandott City became a center of pro-slave forces, while Quindaro...

9. Politics Influence Early-Day Newspaper Politics Influence Early-Day Newspaper Spring 2009 Article tells the history of Wyandotte County, Kansas, newspapers. Its first newspaper was the Wyandotte City Register, founded in 1857 by Judge Mark William Delahay. The paper changed hands and names...

10. SC9 Abstracts Collection Finding Aid SC9 Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890) Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...

11. The Life of Frank Allen Faxon The Life of Frank Allen Faxon //1911, ca. Autobiography of Frank Faxon (1848-1912), a drugstore owner in Kansas City and Lawrence, Kansas, and native of Massachusetts. Description of his life and career up to 1911, including arrival in Wyandotte,...

12. In Memoriam: Hon. Richard Baxter Taylor [and] Kansas Newspaper History In Memoriam: Hon. Richard Baxter Taylor [and] Kansas Newspaper History //1881 Biographical article about Richard Taylor (1822-1877), a pioneer Kansas journalist, and annotated listings of numerous early Kansas newspapers. Description of Taylor as a native of Massacusetts moving...

13. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Captain Preston Roberts, a railroad promoter and banker and former Santa Fe trader in Independence. Born in Ohio in 1825 and moving to Independence, Missouri in 1858 before working...

14. F. Richard Weber F. Richard Weber 1935 Biographical sketch of F. Richard Weber, a lawyer since 1921 born in Kansas City in 1895. Description of his father, Frederick Weber, Sr., a wagonmaker emigrating from Germany to Saint Louis in 1847 and...

15. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Joseph Mason (1837-1892), "principal of the Central school of Wyandotte in 1888 and so continued until his death." Native of New Hampshire coming to Kansas City, Kansas, (then Wyandotte,...

16. Roderick May Roderick May 1896 Biographical sketch of Roderick May, "proprietor of the only cooperage works in Independence, Missouri," born in Scotland in 1850 and emigrating to Wyandotte, Kansas, about 1880 before moving to Independence...

17. The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men //1878 Biographical sketch of Sylvester Tunnicliff Smith, or Sylvester Smith, "auditor of the Kansas Pacific Railroad." Born in Buffalo in 1840 and moving to Kansas in 1858 and then Wyandotte, Kansas in 1861....

18. Map of Kansas City and Suburban Towns Map of Kansas City and Suburban Towns 1881 Black and white cadastral map shows political divisions including Kansas City, Missouri; Kansas City, Kansas; Westport, Missouri; and Wyandotte, Kansas; also shows roads, property owners, railroad lines,...

19. Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid Brookings Montgomery Papers Finding Aid 1940s-1962 Brookings Montgomery (1884-1963) was a local photographer who died in Kansas City at the age of 79. He owned and operated Montgomery Foto Service located at 1519 Wyandotte, Kansas City, Missouri. It is...

20. Early Years of the Railroad in Kansas Early Years of the Railroad in Kansas 2004 Chapter of book detailing the impact of railroad on the development of cities and towns in Kansas. Of particular interest is the chapter's early section depicting the competition between towns in eastern...