Phog Allen. [University of Kansas, University Archives Photo Collection, ku-uaphotos:33979]

Forrest C. “Phog” Allen, whose foghorn voice earned him his nickname, was a masterful,…

Tom Bass in an undated studio portrait.

By popular consensus, Tom Bass was one of the most skillful and popular horsemen of his era. At the time of his…

J. Christian Bay. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Jens Christian Bay Portraits, P0206-027598]

J. Christian Bay was born to Lars and Doris Christiansen Bay on October 12, 1871, in…

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Celia, the property of Robert Newsom, stood trial in Fulton, Missouri, in 1855 for the murder of her master, a…

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Elizabeth Jane Dugan, better known by her pseudonym “Rosa Pearle,” was the founder, editor…

Gert Goebel. [Courtesy of Edith Moore]

Gert Goebel came to Missouri in 1834 as an eighteen-year-old German immigrant, settling in…

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John Hardeman, best remembered for the botanical showplace he created on the banks of the…

William Hirth. [Boone County Historical Society, Henry Holborn Studio Photography Collection]

Born in Tarrytown, New York, on May 28, 1875, William Hirth moved to Missouri with his…

George Husmann. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Men in Agriculture Portraits Collection, P1201-011356]

George Husmann was born on November 4, 1827, in Meyenburg, Prussia, the son of J. H. Martin…

Hancock Lee Jackson. [State Historical Society of Missouri, Missouri Governors Portraits Collection, P1091-018866]

Hancock Lee Jackson was born in Madison County, Kentucky, on May 12, 1796. He married…