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1. A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History October//1952 Illustrations (of the town itself and citizens John Woods, William Osborne, and Ben Holladay) and first in a series of articles about the history of the Platte County town of Weston, Missouri on the Missouri...

2. A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History A Bit of Weston, Missouri, History January//1953 Photo, illustration, and second in a series of articles about the history of Weston, Missouri (north of Kansas City) and its border warfare days.

3. A Guide to the Study of Local History and the Collection of Historical Material A Guide to the Study of Local History and the Collection of Historical Material April 1921 Guide for research, collection, and maintenance of local history materials and societies in Missouri, describing the "Missouri Valley Historical Society in Kansas City."

4. A Snapshot of Alexander W. Doniphan, 1808-1887 A Snapshot of Alexander W. Doniphan, 1808-1887 October//1943 Biographical article about Colonel Alexander Doniphan (1808-1873), a lawyer, judge, and military officer of Clay County, Missouri known for his refusal to slaughter the Mormons in 1830s Missouri against...

5. A True Story of the Border War A True Story of the Border War October 1922 Reprint from the Monroe County Appeal newspaper of Paris, Missouri, from April 1921 about the author's experience as a Missouri militia member defending the area of New Santa Fe, Missouri, (south of Westport)...

6. An Early Account of the Missouri River An Early Account of the Missouri River January//1951 Copy of letters, with editorial commentary, about some of the earliest known explorations of the Missouri River by Auguste Chouteau perhaps as early as 1780 past Kansas City, etc.

7. Birth of Kansas City's Pioneer Church Birth of Kansas City's Pioneer Church July//1950 Illustration and article about the first church in Kansas City, established by Father Benedict Roux in 1834-1835 for the French Catholic community.

8. Boyhood Impressions of the Lexington, Missouri, Area, 1858-1863 Boyhood Impressions of the Lexington, Missouri, Area, 1858-1863 October//1957 Illustrations and article about the boyhood reminiscences of the Lexington, Missouri area from 1858 to 1863, including the border war and Civil War periods.

9. Calamity Jane Was Lady Wildcat from Missouri Calamity Jane Was Lady Wildcat from Missouri October//1953 Photo and biographical article about Calamity Jane (ca. 1856-1903), an Old West outlaw born in Princeton, Missouri as Martha Jane Canary.

10. Clay County: A Southern Heiress on the Western Frontier; Land of Culture, Legend, and Romance Clay County: A Southern Heiress on the Western Frontier; Land of Culture, Legend, and Romance October//1957 Photos, illustration, and article about the history of Clay County, Missouri and its Southern heritage, prominent citizens, and landmarks (the old 1859 courthouse, William Jewell Hall, Liberty Ladies College,...

11. Dan Carpenter, Pioneer Merchant and Horticulturalist Dan Carpenter, Pioneer Merchant and Horticulturalist April//1928 Biographical article about Dan Carpenter (ca. 1826-1920), "a pioneer merchant and horticulturalist" raised in Plattsburg, Missouri and moving to Randolph, Missouri in 1845 and then Barry, Missouri (north...

12. Daniel Boone's Sons in Missouri Daniel Boone's Sons in Missouri July//1947 Biographical article about the sons of trailblazer Daniel Boone in Missouri, including Daniel Morgan Boone and Nathan Boone, both active in the Kansas City area in the early 1800s.

13. David Rice Atchison, Frontier Politician David Rice Atchison, Frontier Politician July, 1956 Illustrations and biographical article about David Rice Atchison, or David Atchison (1807-1866), a pro-slavery judge of Clay County, Missouri in the 1830s and national senator from Missouri. Involved in...

14. Daviess County's Hall of Fame Daviess County's Hall of Fame April 1927 Description of members of the Daviess County hall of fame, including "Webster Davis, who was an assistant secretary of the interior in the McKinley administration and mayor of Kansas City" in 1894-95 and...

15. Fort Orleans of the Missoury [sic] Fort Orleans of the Missoury [sic] April//1941 History of Fort Orleans, "earliest military post in the Missouri valley" operated by the French "from 1723 to 1728 on the north bank of the Missouri river, some two miles west of the Wakenda river in what...

16. Garland Carr Broadhead Garland Carr Broadhead January//1915 Photo and biographical article about Garland Carr Broadhead, or Garland Broadhead (1827-1912), former assistant state geologist of Missouri and railroad engineer for the Kansas City area. Native of Virginia...

17. George Caleb Bingham's "Order No. 11" George Caleb Bingham's "Order No. 11" April//1946 Photo (of the painting) and biogrpaphical article about Kansas City artist George Caleb Bingham and his famous painting depicting Order Number 11 in the Civil War here.

18. Historical News and Comment Historical News and Comment October-July//1916-1917 Biographical article about William McClung Paxton, or William Paxton (1819~1917), "poet, historian and Missouri's oldest lawyer" in Platte City, Missouri. Born in Kentucky and moving to Platte County,...

19. Historical Notes and Comments Historical Notes and Comments July//1940 One paragraph of biography about Elizabeth Gentry (1875-1940), a native of Audrain County, Missouri, and a "national chairman of the Old Trails road committee of the Daughters of the American Revolution...

20. Historical Notes and Comments Historical Notes and Comments October//1927 Description of the suggestion by Harry M. Dungan of Oregon, Missouri, of the following state motto for Missouri, with a list of reasons related to the state's social balance: "Missouri, the Balance Wheel...