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1. Wyandotte County, Kansas Sesquicentennial Wyandotte County, Kansas Sesquicentennial Special 1859 sesquicentennial edition of "The Historical Journal of Wyandotte County" celebrating the 150th year anniversary of Wyandotte County, Wyandott City, and Quindaro City. Includes a timeline and...

2. 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...

3. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City August/26/1923 Portraits and biographical article about Henry McGrew, a Kansas City, Kansas, lawyer born in Iowa in 1857 and moving to Wyandotte, Kansas, in 1857. City and county attorney there until later becoming a...

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. 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 Photo and bio of Hiram Milton Northrup, or Hiram Northrup, a banker in Wyandotte, Kansas. Born in New York in 1818 and coming to Kansas City in 1844 as an Indian trader before co-founding "[i]n 1857 the...

7. 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,...

8. 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...

9. The Central State: Its Physical Features and Resources The Central State: Its Physical Features and Resources June//1888 Illustrations, map, diagram, and article (written by an official of the United States Geological Survey) about the physical features, natural resources, and economy of the state of Kansas in 1888, with...

10. Seeing Kansas in the Sixties Seeing Kansas in the Sixties 1939 Photo and caption about the site of the "town of Wyandotte," Kansas, in 1867, "population 3,000," and "part of the present central industrial district of Kansas City, Missouri."

11. SC9-1 First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid SC9-1 First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 1824-1978 (bulk 1835-1960) This collection contains 59 unique abstracts for residential property located primarily in Johnson County, Kansas, and in the Missouri counties of Jackson and Clay. This property resides in 12 municipalities...

12. 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...

13. SC3 Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid SC3 Advertising Card Collection Finding Aid 1860-1905 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....

14. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page f008 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page f008 1895-1907 Key to Sanborn Map of Kansas City, Vol. 1 (corrected to January 1907), showing Kansas City area bounded from the Kansas and Missouri State Line on the west, Cherry on the east, the Missouri River to the...

15. Samuel Hallett and the Union Pacific Railway Company in Kansas Samuel Hallett and the Union Pacific Railway Company in Kansas Spring//1959 Photos (of Hallett and a bridge and railroad station at Wyandotte, Kansas) and biographical article about Samuel Hallett (ca. 1828-1864), builder of the Union Pacific Railroad from Kansas City through...

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. Riverfront View Riverfront View ca1865 Early riverfront view of Kansas City area identified as Wyandotte City in distance and Missouri River from Delaware near 2nd. Wyandotte Street is identified just west of Delaware.

18. 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...

19. Mathew Brady: Historian with a Camera Mathew Brady: Historian with a Camera 1955 Photos of Kansas City and the steamboat "Mary McDonald" at Wyandotte, Kansas, just after the Civil War, taken by early photographer Mathew Brady (ca. 1824-1894), with photos of him starting with photograph...

20. Materials on the Early Legal System in Wyandotte County Materials on the Early Legal System in Wyandotte County 2008 The first in a series of articles on the Courts and Bar Association of Wyandotte County. This installment describes the early legal history of Wyandotte County, Kansas, including the formation of the Wyandotte...