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181. Important Firsts in Missouri Imprints, 1808-1858 Important Firsts in Missouri Imprints, 1808-1858 1967 Copy of the second newspaper in Kansas City, established in 1854, the first imprinted with "Kansas City."

182. Important Firsts in Missouri Imprints, 1808-1858 Important Firsts in Missouri Imprints, 1808-1858 1967 Information on the first Kansas City newspaper, the "Kansas Public Ledger," and the first three books printed in Kansas City.

183. It Happened in Kansas City It Happened in Kansas City February/11/1946

184. Jackson County Townships Jackson County Townships June 4, 2011 Article mentions the original three townships of Jackson County, Missouri--Fort Osage on the east, Kaw on the west, and Blue in the center. Reference to the Fort Osage Township as the first because of...

185. Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 Jackson County's First Courthouse, Built in 1827 October/3/1921 Mention of Richard Fristoe and Abraham McClelland as the first judges in the first Jackson County Courthouse in 1827, along with Henry Burris, in Independence.

186. James A. Crews James A. Crews March 10, 1990 James A. Crews was the first black letter carrier in Kansas City, Missouri.

187. James Crews James Crews December 17, 1953 The first black to be regularly employed by the Kansas City post offices was James Crews. The post office station at 1825 Vine Street was named for him. Also from the Kansas City Star, August 27, 1953,...

188. James Short Obituary James Short Obituary February/20/1964 Obituary for James Short, the first salesman in Kansas City for Hallmark Cards Incorporated, dying at the age of 82 on February 20, 1964.

189. James Smathers Dies: He Invented the Electric Typewriter James Smathers Dies: He Invented the Electric Typewriter August/10/1967 Obituary for James Fields Smathers, or James Smathers, "[t]he inventor of the electric typewriter, a former Kansas City resident." Native of Texas coming to Kansas City about 1906 as "a typewriter cleaner"...

190. Jedediah Smith Jedediah Smith May 24, 1905 Portrait and chapter of the book about Jedediah Strong Smith, or Jedediah Smith (1799-1831), a prominent fur trapper and explorer of the far west. Native of New York raised in New England and moving to...

191. John J. Hogan John J. Hogan Portraits and information on Right Reverend John Hogan (~1829-1913), the first Catholic bishop of Kansas City starting in the 19th century.

192. John Mitchell Brown John Mitchell Brown July 6, 1951 Biographical article about John Mitchell Brown, or John Brown, "the first Negro from Kansas City to enter the U.S. Military Academy at West Point." Also a 21-year-old resident of 2544 Michigan Avenue with...

193. Join in Greetings Here Join in Greetings Here September/25/1956

194. Joseph Adair: Jackson County Pioneer Joseph Adair: Jackson County Pioneer Spring//2000 Story about the Jackson County Parks Department's dedication of Adair Park, "a new park to the community in honor of Joseph Adair [1828-1905] on June 24, 1931," the site of a former rock quarry. Biographical...

195. Joseph Reddeford Walker Joseph Reddeford Walker Portrait and information on Joseph Reddeford Walker, or Joseph Walker (1798-1876), an early fur trader and pioneer resident of Jackson County. Native of Tennessee coming to Fort Osage about 1818 with his...

196. Judge Richard Fristoe Judge Richard Fristoe Information on Judge Richard Fristoe, one of the three original judges of Jackson County in 1827, a native of Tennessee and veteran of the War of 1812, coming to Jackson County about 1817 and opening the...

197. Judicial Pioneer Dies at Age 90 Judicial Pioneer Dies at Age 90 August/16/2001 Photo and obituary for Judge Lewis Clymer, "the first black man to be appointed to the Jackson County Circuit Court" dying at the age of 90 in 2001. Born in Neosho, Missouri in 1910 and coming to Kansas...

198. Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men Kansas City and Its One Hundred Foremost Men 1925 Various facts and firsts in Kansas City's history.

199. Kansas City Antelopes Kansas City Antelopes October/22/1893 Antelopes listed as the first baseball club in Kansas City.

200. Kansas City Centennial Souvenir Program Kansas City Centennial Souvenir Program 1950 History of the Greenlease Motor Company, founded in 1909 by Robert Greenlease, Sr., "forty-two years a Cadillac dealer," coming to Kansas City about the turn of the century "[f]rom a farm near Slater,...