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1. August Meyer August Meyer 1938 References to and descriptions of August Meyer (1851-1905), or A. R. Meyer, as "capitalist and leader in matters of public improvements" and as one of the three most important developers of Kansas City's...

2. City Hall City Hall April 21, 1905 Kansas City City Hall opened October 25, 1937, with a height of 423 feet and 30 stories. Located on 12th Street, bounded by Oak, Locust, 11th and 12th Streets. Built with a PWA grant of $1,575,000 for...

3. City Limits Map City Limits Map 1938 Map showing extensions of the city limits from the original 1853 size to 1909.

4. Courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri Courthouses of Jackson County, Missouri 1938 Photos and descriptions of the Independence and Kansas City courthouses beginning as a two-room log cabin in Independence.

5. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge 1938 Photo of the Hannibal Bridge.

6. Jackson County Courthouses Jackson County Courthouses April 21, 1905 Photos and descriptions of both older Jackson County Courthouses and the newer one built in 1934 at 13th and Locust Streets.

7. Milton Payne Milton Payne April 21, 1905 Portrait and description of Milton Payne (1829-1900), Kansas City's fourth (third legal) mayor and known as "father of public improvements" here. Born in Kentucky and coming to Kansas City in 1850 as an...

8. Thomas Hart Benton's Prophecy for Kansas City Thomas Hart Benton's Prophecy for Kansas City 1938 "It was about this time [1853] that Senator Thomas Hart Benton voiced his heartening prediction of the city's future. At a time when the rival cities, Independence and Leavenworth, continued to speak derisively...

9. Walter Dickey Walter Dickey 1938 Photo and description of Walter Dickey, co-organizer of the Kansas City Missouri River Navigation company, and his efforts to improve the river channel for riverboat traffic and development, starting in...

10. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Description of the Detention Home building for juvenile deliquents, located at 5th and Oak Streets.

11. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Several references and discussions about the park system.

12. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Bar graph and notes analyzing bond proposal failures at elections, roughly during the 1920s.

13. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photos of old City Hall standing and of its demolition in 1938.

14. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Description and photo of one of the city's third tallest building at the time.

15. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photo of the "Old Municipal Market" being torn down with the old City Hall.

16. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Discussions and illustrations about the city government's Ten-Year Plan, the Depression-era budget for city projects.

17. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938

18. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan //1920 Chart of 1920-1931 bond elections.

19. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Building and maintenance programs undertaken by the city to combat unemployment.

20. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photo and description of Conrad Mann, president of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce in 1928 and about 1930 appointed "general chairman of the 'committee of 1000,' which prepared Kansas City's Ten-Year...