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1. 3rd and Main 3rd and Main 1878 Rooftop view looking west from the corner of 3rd and Main. Good view of street grading of bluffs with Missouri River in view.

2. 7th Street 7th Street 1870 Looking northwest from 7th and the bluffs towards Missouri River.

3. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Comparisons of Kansas City's topography, from the levee to Westport, to Chicago and of its growth to Chicago, Memphis, Savannah, and Philadelphia.

4. Bluff Street and 5th Bluff Street and 5th August 1867 Identified on photo as 5th and Bluff looking n.e. from West Bottoms near Mo. River, ? at first was graded direct to the Bottom.

5. Covered Wagons At 2nd and Delaware Covered Wagons At 2nd and Delaware April 1869 Early view of 2nd and Delaware Streets with covered wagons, a buggy and settlers in view. Shows the bluffs and road grading.

6. Delaware Street Delaware Street April 1869 Early view of Delaware Street looking north from 3rd. Missouri River in view and shows street grading through bluffs.

7. Early Kansas City Early Kansas City 1870 Looking northwest across West Bottoms from 12th Street at top of the West Bluffs.

8. Early Kansas City Riverfront Early Kansas City Riverfront 1900 Looking northwest from West Bluffs, near north end of West Bottoms. Shows 9th Street Incline in foreground.

9. Gully Town: KC 150 Kansas City Sesquicentennial, a Celebration of the Heart Gully Town: KC 150 Kansas City Sesquicentennial, a Celebration of the Heart Winter//2000 Describes the creation of the buildings and streets of Kansas City along the bluffs near the Missouri River.

10. Kansas City River Bluffs Kansas City River Bluffs 1921 Description of the leveling of the bluffs next to the river in order to develop the new city land.

11. Levee at Walnut Levee at Walnut 1870 Early view of riverfront area identified as levee at the foot of Walnut Street. Shows the bluffs and grading.

12. Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid Photograph Scrapbook #3 Historic Kansas City Finding Aid ca.1865-1880 The scrapbook contains 72 various-sized, second-generation black and white prints of early Kansas City riverfront views. Included are scenes of the grading of the bluffs for streets, early commercial and...

13. Primrose Hill Primrose Hill 1883 Early view of Kansas City identified as looking northeast across Primrose Hill with the Missouri River in view. Good view of bluffs and street grading. Can also see railroad tracks and train along side...

14. River Bluffs River Bluffs n.d. Believed to be an early view of the topography in the area that became Kansas City. Man is seen by what looks like a cave opening in the bluff.

15. Riverfront View Riverfront View ca1867 Early view of the riverfront at Kansas City. Identified as showing the bluffs on the south side of the Missouri River, the streets of Delaware, Wyandotte, and Broadway area in view. Gillis House is partially...

16. Walnut Street Walnut Street April 1868 Early view of street grading in Kansas City. Identified as Walnut Street looking north from 3rd Street with 2nd Street in view.

17. West Bottoms West Bottoms 1870 Looking west from 8th Street at the West Bluffs.

18. Wyandotte Street Wyandotte Street 1870 Early view identified as Wyandotte Street near 2nd Street looking north across the Missouri River.

19. Wyandotte Street Wyandotte Street 1871 Early view of Kansas City identified as Wyandotte Street looking north from the levee. Shows the cut and grading through the bluffs for the street.

20. Wyandotte Street Wyandotte Street April 1869 Early view of Kansas City identified as Wyandotte Street looking north from 3rd. Shows the grading of the street through the bluffs.