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City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950
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TitleCity of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950
AbstractFirst part of the book's chapter on the 1880s describes the visit to Kansas City in 1887 of President Grover Cleveland and his young wife, Frances Fulsom Cleveland. Includes a description of the early electric city lights and cable cars, including an accident on the cars because of streets crowded with people trying to see the President, filling "Union avenue for half a mile in either direction." Priests of Pallas Parade, Exposition Building, Coates House hotel, Junction, Customs House, and new YMCA Building all visited by the President and his newlywed bride.
AuthorRichard B. Fowler
Date1950
Location977.8411 H34c
Chapter Title5 (The 1880s: The Decade That Roared)
Page59-61
Local SubjectCleveland, Grover
Cleveland, Frances F.
Presidents
Item TypeBook
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Item ID108616
CONTENTdm number3706
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