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Annie Ridenbaugh Bird
Entry with photo and bio of Annie Ridenbaugh Bird, or Annie Bird (1856-1937), president of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Dry Goods Company for 17 years. Description of her life and career as a native of Saint...
Portrait and biographical sketch of Dr. Anthony Rollins (1783-1845), a native of Pennsylvania and farmer and retired physician moving to Boone County, Missouri in 1830 with his son James Rollins, co-founder...
Description with photos and history of Armour Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Paseo Boulevards, 1.25 miles long, acquired in 1899.
Portrait of Judge Arnold Krekel, federal judge of the western district of Missouri following the Civil War.
One paragraph of biography about Arthur Fitzsimmons, a state representative of Missouri and native of Saint Louis.
Photo and bio of Arthur Hyde, candidate for Attorney General and a young lawyer of Princeton, in Mercer County, Missouri.
Listing of Arthur Mitchell, photographer, with offices at 805 Main Street and residence at 541 Locust Street in 1886. There are no entries for Arthur Mitchell in the directories of 1883-1884 or 1915-1916....
Photo (of Arthur Stilwell) and description of the Kansas City, Mexico & Orient Railway built by Kansas City railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell.
Biographical sketch of Arthur Taylor, a lawyer with offices in the Battery Block in Independence, Missouri, born in Canada in 1893.
Asa Beebe Cross City Directory Entry
Description of Asa Beebe Cross as a lumber yard owner and architect in 1869, with the lumber yard near 8th and Main Streets. Page 28: "The lumber yard of A. B. Cross & Co., west side of Main, between Court...
Description of the 7.53-acre park between 22nd, Elmwood, 23rd, and Kensington Avenues, acquired in 1913, with photos, a drawing, and history.
Athletics Baseball Team
Facts about the "A's", a common abbreviated nickname for the Athletics.
Biographical sketch of August Breunert, "vice-president of the College of Pharmacy, of Kansas City," moving from Poland to America in the mid-1800s, learning the drug business in Leavenworth, Kansas, and...
Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...
Biography of August Meyer, as a sculptor and organizer of the Park and Boulevard System, and description of the memorial.
Portrait and biographical sketch of August Meyer, "president of the consolidated Kansas City Smelting and Refining Company" in the Armourdale industrial district of Kansas City, Kansas. Native of Saint...
Biographical sketch of August Meyer, "President of the United Chemical and Zinc Company" in Kansas City. Description of his life and career, born in Saint Louis, Missouri, in 1851 and gaining wealth as...
References to and descriptions of August Meyer (1851-1905), or A. R. Meyer, as "capitalist and leader in matters of public improvements" and as one of the three most important developers of Kansas City's...
August Meyer Photograph
Photo of August Meyer among other directors of the Commercial Club in 1890.
Avis Elida Smith
Biographical sketch of Dr. Avis Elida Smith, or Avis Smith, an early woman physician of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1851 and coming to Kansas City in 1884 as an obstetrician and head "of the medical...
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