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December 1922 (2)
September//1970 (1)

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1. A Letter from Daniel Geary A Letter from Daniel Geary September//1970 Reminiscences by Daniel Geary from 1915 about the radical changes in the topography in the Town of Kansas around 1856-1859, as its early streets were built and hills graded for settlement. Description...

2. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Recollections about streets on the "levee," in about 1858, including the following: Grand Avenue (then called Market Street), Delaware Street, 12th Street, Walnut Street, Southwest Boulevard (then called...

3. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 One paragraph about the role of city engineer Octave Chanute in 1871 in utilitzing the bluffs in Downtown Kansas City, including grading "the hill from Grand Avenue to Broadway" to the level of 3rd Street,...