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1. 3410 Troost Avenue and 504 Walrond Avenue 3410 Troost Avenue and 504 Walrond Avenue 1903 Photos of the residences of Benjamin Burd, at 3410 Troost Avenue, and of Walter Dickey, at 504 Walrond Avenue.

2. 4109 Independence Avenue 4109 Independence Avenue 1902 Photo of the house at 4109 Independence Avenue.

3. Action Before Westport, 1864 Action Before Westport, 1864 1964 Paintings of battlefields and photos of generals and strategic houses.

4. Bernard Corrigan Residence Bernard Corrigan Residence 2008 Description and history of the Bernard Corrigan residence in Kansas City designed by Louis Curtiss as a three-story Prairie School style reflecting the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright. It was built in...

5. Catalogue of the Western Sash & Door Company Catalogue of the Western Sash & Door Company 1903, ca. Catalog of the Western sash, door, and blinds company, later called the Huttig Mill Work Company, filled with photos, illustrations, and other information about entrances and entryways to buildings and...

6. Charles A. Braley Residence Charles A. Braley Residence 2008 Description and history of residence in Kansas City designed by Henry F. Hoit for Charles A. Braley, vice president of the Sinclair Consolidated Oil Corporation in Argentine, Kansas. Built in 1918-1919,...

7. Corinthian Hall Corinthian Hall 2008 Description and history of the Robert Alexander Long house, Corinthian Hall, in Kansas City at 3218 Gladstone Boulevard. Built in 1909-1920 and designed by Henry F. Hoit, the house became the Kansas City...

8. Description of Packing Houses Description of Packing Houses 2006 Excerpt from one of Melvin B. Tolson's "popular 'Caviar and Cabbage' columns for the Washington Tribune" that describes his work at the packing house in 1918.

9. Descriptions of Kansas City by Irving and Benton Descriptions of Kansas City by Irving and Benton 1925 Description of the visits by Washington Irving (in Independence in 1832) and Senator Thomas Hart Benton (at Kansas City in 1853) and their descriptions of the Kansas City area, the latter's being called...

10. Dr. William Thompkins Dr. William Thompkins April 18, 1905 Biographical sketch of Dr. William Thompkins, a black Kansas City physician and former "recorder of deeds for the district of Columbia [Washington, D. C.]." Born about 1885 in Jefferson City, Missouri...

11. E. T. Allen and W. H. T. Rainford E. T. Allen and W. H. T. Rainford March 4, 1905 Photos and descriptions of E. T. Allen and W. H. T. Rainford, building contractors in Kansas City. Description of Rainford as president of the Missouri Valley Cut Stone Company at Broadway and "the Belt...

12. Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw Early History of Greater Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas: The Prophetic City at the Mouth of the Kaw 1928 Contains an illustration of the Chouteau house, one of the two houses "where heaviest fighting occurred" during the Battle of Big Blue part of the Battle of Westport.

13. Edward Graves Edward Graves 1908 Photo and bio of Edward Graves, "a real-estate dealer and builder" born in Virginia in 1824 and moving to Missouri about 1834 and then to Kansas City about 1871. Description of his renovation and construction...

14. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of James Swofford, a "wholesale merchant" with "the Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Company" of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1852 and moving to "Shawneetown," Kansas about 1877 before coming...

15. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Abram Nave (1815-1898), "pioneer merchant, and founder of important mercantile houses in St. Joseph, St. Louis, Omaha and other cities [starting out in Savannah, Missouri, in 1841]," and...

16. Four Gates Farm Four Gates Farm 2008 Description and history of the Marvin Gates house off Little Blue Road in Kansas City. Designed by Mary Rockwell Hook and Mac Remington and built 1925-1927, the house overlooks a valley near the Little...

17. Fred Wolferman Residence Fred Wolferman Residence 2008 Description and history of the Fred Wolferman residence designed in late 1922 by Wight & Wight in Kansas City. Includes drawings of the plans for first and second floors.

18. George E. Nicholson Residence George E. Nicholson Residence 2008 Description and history of the George E. Nicholson residence designed by Thomas and William Wight in Kansas City. Built in 1917-1918, the house is located in the Sunset Hill addition of the Country Club...

19. Germantown in Blue Springs Germantown in Blue Springs June 14, 1905 Photo and description of German Village, ca. 1915, in Blue Springs, Missouri. Reverend J. Sauer, pastor of St. Peter's Evangelical Church in Kansas City, Missouri, was responsible for the development of...

20. Gli Stati Uniti e la Concorrenza Americana Gli Stati Uniti e la Concorrenza Americana //1884 Diagrams of types of houses and explanation in Italian.