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Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
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TitleKansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
AbstractPhoto and autobiography of William Whitehead Taylor, or William Taylor, a retired brickmaker and building contractor. Born in England in 1844 and raised in Kansas City during the border warfare and Civil War periods (with description of many related incidents and early brickmaking locations) before building the following structures: "the first Packing House in Kansas City, several power houses for the Metropolitan St. Railway Company, W. J. Smith's warehouses and factory, the County Court house, County jail, Board of Trade, American Bank, Midland Hotel, Water-works Building, Heist Building and a great many dwelling houses."
AuthorCarrie Westlake Whitney
Date1908
Locationq977.8411 W61
Volume3
Page316-328
Local SubjectTaylor, William W.
Construction Industry
Buildings
Item TypeBook
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Item ID122078
CONTENTdm number8970
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