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1. "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker "Doc" Brown, Famous Kansas City Cake Walker 2011 Manuscript about Kansas City cake walker Joseph "Doc" Brown (Doctor William Henry Joseph Cutter Brown), that consists of a chronological collection of 149 published articles, notices, and advertisements....

2. ''...It Was Founded Upon a Rock'' ''...It Was Founded Upon a Rock'' July 1, 1953 History of the American Hereford Association with drawing of new headquarters building built at West 11th Street and Jefferson, including floor plans for all three floors. The Association began June 22,...

3. 'She Got the Job Done': Millionaire Hudson Dies 'She Got the Job Done': Millionaire Hudson Dies September/3/1999 Biography of Mary Hudson, "a self-made multimillionaire who succeeded in a man's world of oil, land and cattle." Her oil company was established in 1933 at 25th and Broadway Boulevard and grew until Hudson...

4. 12th Street, West from McGee 12th Street, West from McGee Postcard of 12th Street, West from McGee

5. 1908 Flood, Morris Packing Plant 1908 Flood, Morris Packing Plant Postcard of the Morris Packing Plant during the 1908 Flood

6. 1908 Flood, near Union Depot 1908 Flood, near Union Depot Postcard view near Union Depot during 1908 Flood

7. 1951 Flood, Stockyards, Kansas City 1951 Flood, Stockyards, Kansas City 1951 Flooded cattle pens at the Kansas City stockyards during the 1951 flood.

8. A Day with Dan Casement A Day with Dan Casement September 1, 1949 Author tells of his visit with rancher Dan Casement who lived in the "rich bottom lands of the Big Blue, near Manhattan, Kas." Includes an aerial view of the Juniata Farm in the Kansas Flint Hills.

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of George Prewitt, a farmer of Sni-a-Bar Township of Jackson County. Native of Missouri traveling west as a cattle herder and soldier during the Civil War.

10. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Captain Francis Davis, born in Washington County, Missouri, in 1838 and moving to Jackson County as a child, becoming engaged in the Civil War, returning to find his farm destroyed...

11. A Million Reasons for Celebration A Million Reasons for Celebration November 13, 2010 Flint Hills Legacy Conservation Area is comprised of about 1.1 million acres with some of the nation's last tallgrass prairie. "The Flint Hills project uses voluntary, perpetual conservation easements...

12. A Real Horse Show A Real Horse Show July/20/1916 Report about the the next Royal being a beef cattle show exclusively.

13. A Reporter at Large: American Royal A Reporter at Large: American Royal September/26/1983 Autobiographical article about the author's (native Kansas Citian Calvin Trillin) experiences of growing up in Kansas City, describing its persisting image on the East Coast as "very American" with cattle...

14. A Short History History of the American Royal A Short History History of the American Royal October//1968 Photo and brief history of the American Royal "livestock and horse shows" started annually in Kansas City in 1899 as the National Hereford Show and named after "the British Agricultural Royal in England"...

15. A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards July 29, 1890 The subheading reads: "A Description of the Building and Something of the Inmates--The County Judges Contemplate Further Improvements--Two Jay Goulds Happy With Their Imaginary Riches--Some Pathetic Cases...

16. A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards July 29, 1890 The subheading reads: "A Description of the Building and Something of the Inmates--The County Judges Contemplate Further Improvements--Two Jay Goulds Happy With Their Imaginary Riches--Some Pathetic Cases...

17. A Win-Win for Prairie-Chickens and Ranchers A Win-Win for Prairie-Chickens and Ranchers August 2010 Missouri native grasslands, before European settlement, covered nearly half of the state and provided a home for hundreds of thousands of prairie-chickens. By 2010, only about 500 birds are scattered in...

18. A Window of Flint Hills Folklife, Part II A Window of Flint Hills Folklife, Part II Winter//1991-1992 Second of a two-part article about diary entries by Elisha Mardin in 1863, in the cattle-centered culture of the Flint Hills in Kansas.

19. A Window on Flint Hills Folklife, Part I A Window on Flint Hills Folklife, Part I Autumn//1991 First of a two-part article about diary entries by Elizabeth R. Mardin in 1863, in the cattle-centered culture of the Flint Hills.

20. Abilene: The First Queen of the Cowtowns Abilene: The First Queen of the Cowtowns January/February 2007 Brief article describing the founding of Abilene, Kansas, including a photograph of the town in the early 1870's. The author writes that Abilene was named after "the Biblical city of the plains."