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  • Harry Truman's Independence:: The Center of the World

    Even after leaving presidential office at a time when America was in its ascendance to global power, Harry Truman would call Independence, Missouri, the center of the world." It was already a town rich in the history of westward exploration and spiritual pilgrimage before he began sixty-four years of residence there, but the way it shaped Truman and was, in turn, shaped by him has defined Independence's legacy. That defining relationship is explored here by Truman expert Jon Taylor as it never has been before."

    • Brand: Brand: The History Press
    • ASIN: 1609495969

  • Historic Images - 1966 Vintage Press Photo Harry S. Truman & others, Independence, Missouri,Truman Center

    This is an original press photo. Participating in cerremonies Thursday in Independence, Mo., for the establishment of a Truman center for the advancement of peace were (from left) Chief Justice Warren, former President Harry S. Truman, Mrs. Truman and President Johnson. The peace center will be built on the campus of the Hebrew university in Jerusalem.Photo measures 8.75 x 8.25inches. Photo is dated 01-20-1966.

    • Brand: Historic Images
    • ASIN: B07QW3HZT9
    • Part No: mjb79943

  • Flood: A Novel

    Winner of the Literary Fiction Category for the 2017 Best Book AwardA sparkling debut set in Mark Twain's boyhood town, Flood is a story of what it means to be lost . . . and found.Laura Brooks fled her hometown of Hannibal, Missouri, ten years ago after a historic flood and personal heartbreak. Now she's returned unannounced, and her family and friends don't know what to make of it. She says she's just home for a brief visit and her high-school reunion, but she's carrying too much luggage for that: literal and metaphorical. Soon Laura is embroiled in small-town affairs--the contentious divorce of her rowdy best friend Rose; the campaign of her twelve-year-old godson, Bobby, to become the town's official Tom Sawyer; and the renewed interest of the man Laura once thought she'd marry, Sammy McGuire. Leaving town when she was eighteen had been Laura's only option. She feared a stifling existence in a town ruled by its past, its mythological devotion to Mark Twain, and the economic and racial divide that runs as deep as the Mississippi River. She can't forget that fateful Fourth of July when the levees broke or the decisions that still haunt her. Now as the Mississippi rises again, a deep wound threatens to reopen, and Laura must decide if running away once more might...

    • ASIN: B01M1BB3LF

  • Sugar Creek

    During the 1840s and 1850s, many of the pioneers and much of the supplies they needed for overland trips west from Independence on the Oregon, California, and Santa Fe Trails arrived at Wayne City Landing, the steamboat port on the Missouri River in what is now Sugar Creek. In 1892, Arthur Stillwell, a Kansas City railroad man, founded Fairmount Park, a first-class pleasure resort in the southern part of Sugar Creek that would be popular until the 1930s. Standard Oil of Indiana purchased land at the north end of Sugar Creek in 1903 and built a major refinery that would dominate the town until it ceased operations in 1982. Sugar Creek s early growth evolved around the refinery, and in 1920, the Jackson County Court established the City of Sugar Creek. This book illustrates the history of Sugar Creek in more than 200 vintage images, detailing the people, businesses, churches, schools, and community services that have shaped the town s past."

    • ASIN: 1531656021

  • Missouri State Flag Stickers Decals 3 Sheets 17 Total Pieces Kids Logo Scrapbook Car Vinyl Window Bumper Laptop 3 Sheets

    Country and State Flag Products Do you want a great looking, high quality and unique flag stickers that you can put on a variety of products? The Desert Cactus Country Flag Sticker Decals are produced to exact specifications and feature high quality vinyl and inks. They're manufactured to the highest possible standards, easy to affix, and are the perfect way to show your pride for your country! Measurements; Total of 3 sheets of stickers with a total of 17 stickers. An awesome country flag sticker decal that looks great and can be displayed almost anywhere. If you want a high quality Country Sticker Decal as a gift for someone special, we're here to make sure you get nothing but the best. Desert Cactus has the largest selection of country flag products, decals, and stickers available on the market today.

    • Color: multicolored
    • Brand: Desert Cactus
    • ASIN: B07PDJ4ZPS
    • UPC: 192497113148
    • Part No: Three Sheet Pack

  • The Thing About Jellyfish

    Now available in paperback, this stunning debut novel about grief and wonder was an instant New York Times bestseller and captured widespread critical acclaim, including selection as a 2015 National Book Award finalist! Everyone says that it was an accident... that sometimes things "just happen". But Suzy won't believe it. Ever. After her best friend dies in a drowning accident, Suzy is convinced that the true cause of the tragedy was a rare jellyfish sting. Retreating into a silent world of imagination, she crafts a plan to prove her theory--even if it means traveling the globe, alone. Suzy's achingly heartfelt journey explores life, death, the astonishing wonder of the universe...and the potential for love and hope right next door.Oddlot Entertainment has acquired the screen rights to The Thing About Jellyfish, with Gigi Pritzker set to produce with Bruna Papandrea and Reese Witherspoon. *"An uncommonly fine first novel." --Booklist, starred review *"Has appeal well beyond a middle school audience." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review *"Reminiscent of works by Jennifer L. Holm and Sharon Creech... a shining example of the highs and lows of early adolescence." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

    • Brand: Little Brown Books for Young Readers
    • ASIN: 0316380849
    • Part No: 44468031

  • I LOVE INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI Street Sign mo city state us wall road décor gift

    Love the city you're in or just your favorite place to visit. This is the perfect gift for a recreation or child’s room, even great for a Man Cave! They're the ideal gift for a Housewarming, Secret Santa, or Office Holiday party. Measuring 6” tall and 24” wide with mounting holes and made of weatherproof plastic with premium grade vinyl that lasts a lifetime indoors or 5 years outdoors without rusting or fading. All our signs are proudly made in our US plant and in stock for immediate shipment, usually the next business day. Check out all our other signs, we have the perfect gift for any occasion.

  • Community of Christ Temple, Independence, Missouri, USA Print Wall Art

    Photographic PrintThis photographic print is digitally printed on archival photographic paper resulting in vivid, pure color and exceptional detail that is suitable for museum or gallery display.

  • Independence, Missouri 1868 Print Wall Art

    PhotoThis photographic print leverages sophisticated digital technology to capture a level of detail that is absolutely stunning. The colors are vivid and pure. The high-quality archival paper, a favorite choice among professional photographers, has a refined luster quality.

  • Independence, Missouri - Skyline & Sunburst Screenprint Style - Lantern Press Artwork (9x12 Art Print, Wall Decor Travel Poster)

    High-quality art print.Printed on heavy stock paper100% Made in America.Paper size measures 9 x 12 inchesImage size of 7 3/4 x 11 5/8 inches

  • Independence, Missouri - Now Entering (Blue) - Lantern Press Artwork (9x12 Art Print, Wall Decor Travel Poster)

    High-quality art print.Printed on heavy stock paper100% Made in America.Paper size measures 12 x 9 inchesImage size of 11 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches

  • Independence, Missouri - 64050 Zip Code (Blue) - Lantern Press Artwork (9x12 Art Print, Wall Decor Travel Poster)

    High-quality art print.Printed on heavy stock paper100% Made in America.Paper size measures 12 x 9 inchesImage size of 11 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches

  • Independence, Missouri - Skyline Seal (Blue) - Lantern Press Artwork (9x12 Art Print, Wall Decor Travel Poster)

    High-quality art print.Printed on heavy stock paper100% Made in America.Paper size measures 12 x 9 inchesImage size of 11 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches