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1. "Retrospection" "Retrospection" 1917 Poem written by Melvin B. Tolson published in the Lincolnian yearbook his junior year (1917). Tolson graduated in 1918 from Lincoln High School.

2. 100 Years to Grow on: Folger's Coffee 100 Years to Grow on: Folger's Coffee 1950 History of the Kansas City-based Folger's coffee company, established in California but headquartered in Kansas City since 1907. It was first located at 20th and Baltimore and move the headquarters to...

3. 12th Street City Directory Entry 12th Street City Directory Entry 1871 Listing for the street: "Twelfth--twelfth south of river, from Summit to limits."

4. 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.

5. 4109 Independence Avenue 4109 Independence Avenue 1902 Photo of the house at 4109 Independence Avenue.

6. 63rd Street Trafficway 63rd Street Trafficway 1995 Description with photos and history of 63rd Street Trafficway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Swope Parkway to Elmwood Avenue, 0.64 miles long, acquired in 1913.

7. 73 Years of Progress--1877-1950 73 Years of Progress--1877-1950 1950 Photo and text about Thornton and Minor Hospital, "one of K.C.'s oldest institutions, in new hospital home," depicting both original building at 10th and Wyandotte Streets and 1950 buildings at Linwood...

8. A. B. Spruill A. B. Spruill 1877 Biographical sketch of Dr. A. B. Spruill, "one of the leading physicians of Jackson county." Born in Alabama in 1824 and moving to New Santa Fe, Missouri in 1868 (in southwestern Jackson County) as a farmer...

9. A Book Every Citizen Should See A Book Every Citizen Should See 1933 Printed letter to introduce the 1933 book "Results of County Planning, Jackson County, Missouri," to the public published by Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman. Truman writes of the advantages enjoyed by...

10. A. C. Koogle's A. C. Koogle's 1879 Description of a business at the foot of Main Street carrying "robes and fur goods." Koogle's manufactured "specialty of buffalo robes, wool dusters, fancy lined robes, carriage mats, and wolf robes, and...

11. A. C. Koogle's A. C. Koogle's 1879 Description of a business at the foot of Main Street carrying robes and a variety of fur goods.

12. A. C. Moffat A. C. Moffat 1879 Description of "Dealer in Pianos, Organs and Musical Merchandise," located at 615 Main Street.

13. A. Comingo Residence A. Comingo Residence 1877 Illustration of "the residence of A. Comingo, Independence, Missouri," in the country, presumably Abram Comingo.

14. A Crowning Achievement A Crowning Achievement 1950 History of the drugstore chain.

15. A. J. Reynolds A. J. Reynolds 1883 Portrait and mention of A. J. Reynolds as a 55-year-old official in Pike County, Missouri, in 1882.

16. A. Louis Michaels A. Louis Michaels 1896 Biographical sketch of Dr. A. Louis Michaels, "a physician and surgeon of fiteen years' successful practice in Kansas City," born in Illinois in 1854.

17. A. R. Jackson A. R. Jackson 1879 Business at 224 Main Street manufactured Display show cases.

18. A. S. Lyman A. S. Lyman 1896 Biographical sketch of A. S. Lyman, "one of the leading lawyers of the Kansas City bar," born in New York City in 1853 and coming here in 1885, becoming a Missouri state representative.

19. A. S. Marley A. S. Marley 1896 Biographical sketch of A. S. Marley, "an attorney at law of Kansas City," born in Indiana in 1861 and coming here in 1880.

20. Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas Aaron Douglas taught art at Lincoln High School, Kansas City, Missouri, 1923-1925. Painted murals in Fisk University Library, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1938.