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Carrie Westlake Whitne...
John F Gregory
Howard G Bartling
Kansas City Press Club
Howard L Conard
. ..Presenting Elmer C. Rhoden: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Illustration and biographical article about Elmer Rhoden, "president of the American Golden Saddle Horse Association. ..probably the world's best-known breeder of gaited horses," and "chairman of the 1947...
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.
A Garbage Cooking Plan
Article about "a practical garbage cooker which produces feed that keeps hogs healthy," with illustrations, photo, and discussion.
A New Image for the Old Cowtown
Kansas City as both rural and urban role player.
A Real Horse Show
Report about the the next Royal being a beef cattle show exclusively.
A Ring Full of Memories
[The] old American Royal arena. ..will be replaced as scene of the Royal after this year with the completion of the Crosby Kemper Memorial Arena.
A Short History History of the American Royal
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"...
A Window of Flint Hills Folklife, Part II
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.
A Window on Flint Hills Folklife, Part I
First of a two-part article about diary entries by Elizabeth R. Mardin in 1863, in the cattle-centered culture of the Flint Hills.
Agreement Brightens Future of the Mullendore Ranch
Photos and article about the leasing of large areas of ranch lands in northeastern Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas by the Lacy Management Company of North Kansas City, Missouri (headed by president H....
Agriculture: A Firm Foundation for Kansas City
Article reprinted from the Kansas City Star about Kansas City's agricultural economy.
September 5, 1986
File contains an article about the song, "The Pride of the American Royal Rides On," written as part of an advertising campaign for the American Royal.
American Royal Live Stock Show
Article concerning expanded facilities for the American Royal.
American Royal Origin of Name
'The American Royal was given its name after Dean C. F. Curtiss, dean of agriculture at the Iowa State College of Agriculture, compared the show favorably with the British Royal Agricultural Fair. The...
American Royal Premium List
Announcement of the new availability of the American Royal's "premium list" for livestock.
American Royal Returns: Kansas City's Fall "Big Show" Opens November 9
Photos and article about the American Royal show, including rodeos, etc.
American Royal Section: 75th Year--Diamond Jubilee
Schedule of events for the anniversary year celebrations.
American Royal Special Feature
Events for the last year in the old American Royal building.
American Royal Will Include Night Horse Show
Article about the 1915 American Royal show at Convention Hall.
An Old-Timer Recalls Southwest's Early Days
Photo and biographical article about Frank Witherspoon, a cattle man for 57 years starting in 1873. Born in Tennessee in 1853 and starting out in Texas before coming to Kansas City in 1897.
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