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1. Frank Paxton Frank Paxton Photos and information on Frank Paxton, Jr. (~1919-1997), former president of the Paxton Lumber Company and native Kansas Citian, taking over the company after his father's death (Frank Paxton, Sr., founder...

2. Susan Stanton Susan Stanton Photos and information on Susan Stanton (born about 1948), "Director of Corrections" at the Jackson County Jail (in the late 1970s and early 1980s) and ballerina at the Westport Ballet Company.

3. Kersey Coates Kersey Coates Bio of Kersey Coates, a prominent Kansas City emigrant from Pennsylvania in 1855, settling in the Gillis House. Influential in making the city a non-slave supporting one. Built the first house on Quality...

4. James H. McGee James H. McGee Information on James Hyatt McGee, or James McGee (1786-1840), an early town builder arriving at Liberty in 1827 and then proceeding to Chouteau's Westport Landing (early Kansas City) in 1828, building...

5. Kansas City Hall of Fame Kansas City Hall of Fame

6. Prominent Local African Americans Prominent Local African Americans

7. Kansas City Social Directory Kansas City Social Directory Book listing members of the socially recognized "high society," with ads for businesses and clubs.

8. John McCoy John McCoy Newspaper clippings with photos and information on John McCoy (1811-1889), leading founder of the town of Westport, an early surveyor and civil engineer, son of Baptist missionary Isaac McCoy, and early...

9. Prominent Kansas Citians Prominent Kansas Citians File contains copies from Kansas City newspapers with pictures of "prominent Kansas Citians." Some are undated but most date from the 1920s and 1930s, although one item, "Growth Along All Lines is Marked,"...

10. African Americans - Group African Americans - Group File contains lists of famous Kansas City African American citizens, "black pioneers", etc. filed under heading "Group".

11. Leed's Eight to the Bar Leed's Eight to the Bar Photo and biographical description of Pete Johnson, "probably the most famous keyboard artist in the [Leed's] Eight [music group] to the bar category among musicians," specializing in "boogie woogie" piano...

12. Daniel Boone Holmes Daniel Boone Holmes Information on Daniel Boone Holmes, or Daniel Holmes (~1850-1911), election commissioner of Kansas City under Governor Joseph Folk. He was born in Kentucky, graduated from Harvard, and came to Kansas City...

13. Ernest Howard Ernest Howard Information on Ernest Howard, a civil engineer born in Toronto, Canada, and joining the firm of Waddell & Hedrick, consulting engineers, in 1901, and becoming "resident engineer on the Intercity Viaduct...

14. Famous Kansas Citians Famous Kansas Citians Some famous Kansas Citians: Marion Talley, Joan Crawford, Ginger Rogers, Rosemarie Brancato, Charlie "Bird" Parker, Thomas Hart Benton, President Truman, Eugene Field, Jesse Clyde Nichols, William R. Nelson,...

15. Prominent Local African Americans Prominent Local African Americans Photos, illustrations, and information on prominent African Americans of the Kansas City area.

16. United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery //1878 Missouri volume of the book series containing portraits and biographical sketches of many prominent Kansas Citians.

17. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 (1966 in second edition) Biographical sketch of Dr. Theodore Case, realtor, physician, and prominent promoter of Kansas City in the 1800s.

18. The History of Jackson County, Missouri The History of Jackson County, Missouri //1881 (1966 in second edition) Numerous references to and descriptions of Colonel Kersey Coates in the history of Kansas City, on pages 132, 421, 429-430, 435, 437, 439, 444-446, 461, 472, 475, 480, 485, 489, 499-500, 551, 565, 568,...

19. Kansas City Social Register: A Blue Book Kansas City Social Register: A Blue Book //1890-1919 Book listing members of the socially recognized "high society," with ads for businesses and clubs.

20. Caricatures of Prominent Kansas Citians Caricatures of Prominent Kansas Citians //1899-1903 Caricatures of prominent Kansas Citians (such as Frank Walsh, Major William Warner, Judge John Philips, and Mayor James Jones) on the cover of the magazine from its first issue (March 11, 1899) through...