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1. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Description of the original settlement of "the town of Wyandotte City," or "what is now Kansas City, Kansas," made up mostly of Wyandotte Indians, in the 1840s.

2. A Journey to Missouri in 1822 A Journey to Missouri in 1822 October/3/1921 Mention of Mathew Mudeater as one of the Wyandotte Indians settling Wyandotte, Kansas, in the 1840s.

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. Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 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...

5. 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....

6. 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.

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

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

9. 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...

10. Brookings Montgomery Papers Brookings Montgomery Papers 1940s-1962 It is believed that these four boxes of correspondence files came with the Montgomery Photograph Collection purchased by the library in the 1960s. They have been retained in their original filing arrangement....

11. 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...

12. E. S. W. Drought E. S. W. Drought February 25, 1905 Portrait and biographical sketch of E. S. W. Drought, "contractor and builder" in Wyandotte County, Kansas, born in Montreal, Canada, in 1843, and moving to various parts of the United States until arriving...

13. 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...

14. 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...

15. 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...

16. First Federal Bank of Kansas City Abstracts Collection Finding Aid 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...

17. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 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...

18. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Mention and biographical sketch of "James Findley[Findlay] of Westport," a clerk at the Delaware Crossing of the Kansas River at Wyandotte, Kansas, in 1858 and "an Indian Trader" with the Delaware and...

19. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Photo and biographical description of Mary Tenney Gray, or Mary Gray (1833-1904), "[r]ecognized nationally as the mother of the Woman's Club Movement," a native of Pennsylvania arriving in Wyandotte, Kansas,...

20. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Descriptions of the early Wyandotte County, Kansas, town of Wyandotte, also known as Wyandotte City or Wyandotte Town, a rival of the town of Quindaro for Santa Fe trade upon its 1850s official founding....