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1. Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 December 1923 One paragraph about the origin of the Richards & Conover Hardware Company, founded in 1875 in Leavenworth, Kansas, and moved in 1884 to Kansas City.

2. Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 Colonel John Conover, 1835-1914 December 1923 Photo and biographical article about Colonel John Conover (1835-1914), president of the Missouri Valley Historical Society and co-executive with Colonel John F. Richards of the Richards & Conover Hardware...

3. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of "Mrs. Nathan Scarritt [or Matilda Scarritt, the author's mother], Mrs. Julia E. Simpson, Mrs. William Holmes," and others as early Kansas City Methodists.

4. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of "Miss Lou Johnson" and "Mrs. Sarah Johnson, with her daughter, Laura, Cora and Edna" as members of the Methodist Church in mid-19th century Kansas City.

5. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of Mrs. Margaret Morris, mother-in-law of the author, Edward Scarritt, and founding member of the Methodist Church on Lydia Avenue in the 1800s along with Joseph Chick, John North, and Jim Riggins....

6. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Biographical sketches of William Chick and his wife, Ann Chick, "among the first five" members of "the first Methodist Society" in Kansas City, arriving in Missouri from Virginia in 1821 and in Westport...

7. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Description of Brother Daniel Dofflemeyer, keeper of "a grocery store at the corner of Fifth and Main," living there also as "a local Methodist preacher," associating with fellow Methodist preachers Judge...

8. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of Mrs. Daniel Dofflemeyer as one of the "good women" of the Methodist Church.

9. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Description of the organization of the first Kansas City Methodist Society before construction of its church at 5th and Wyandotte Streets in 1852. Also footnote about Reverend Nathan Scarritt (1821-1890),...

10. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Listing of H. B. Conwell and family as members of the early Fifth Street Methodist Church in Kansas City.

11. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of John North and his family and James Riggins (or Jim Riggins) "and his then prospective family," et al., as among "the first, and only members of 'Central Church' on Lydia Avenue" in 1881-1882....

12. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of "esteemed members" of the local Methodist Church, "Mrs. Georgie Griffith and Mrs. Elliott Nathan," et al.

13. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of Mrs. E. E. Porterfield, or Mrs. Edward Porterfield, and Lucy Porter, or Mrs. Jesse Porter, as early members of the Methodist Church in Kansas City.

14. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of Mrs. Zerilda Ferguson and Judge and Mrs. William Holmes as members of the old Methodist Church in Kansas City.

15. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of Captain R. H. Cannon as a member of one of the first Methodist Churches in Kansas City on 5th Street.

16. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of Martha Carey and George Youngclaus as members of the first Methodist Churches in Kansas City on 5th Street.

17. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Mention of Mrs. W. Ewing Hall as a granddaughter of Reverend James Porter, founder of the local Methodist Society in 1845, with a footnote about him arriving in Kansas City in 1832 with his mother, Mrs....

18. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Description, mention, and footnote about Reverend John Thompson Peery, or John Peery (commonly referred to as Thompson Peery), "the first pastor of the first Kansas City station [of the Methodist Church],...

19. Founders of Methodism in This Community Founders of Methodism in This Community December 1923 Description of religious "camp-meetings," or revivals, in the Kansas City area in the 1830s-1850s, in such places as "on a farm that is now part of Swope Park."

20. Genealogy of the Richards Family Genealogy of the Richards Family December 1923 Note about the naming of Richards Flying Field after John Francisco Richards and Richards-Gebaur Airport after John Francisco Richards II (a son of John Richards I killed in a World War I aerial battle),...