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Old Prison May Acquire New Role
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TitleOld Prison May Acquire New Role
AbstractPhoto and article about the plans for preservation of "[t]he old Vine Street Workhouse at 2011 Vine, a 19th-century penal institution now used as a transfer point for city refuse" and possibly "developed as a museum commemorating the black community of Kansas City." Description of preservation and reuse efforts of commission members including Joe Mattox, J. Nelson Happy, and Jane Flynn for the workhouse and "an adjoining fire station at 2033," both with castle-like appearances.
DateSeptember/29/1977
SourceKansas City Times
LocationMicrofilm
Page12C
Local SubjectCity Workhouse
Architecture--Preservation
Landmarks Commission of Kansas City, Missouri
Prisons
IllustrationsNo
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID114204
CONTENTdm number25494
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