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1. 4109 Independence Avenue 4109 Independence Avenue 1902 Photo of the house at 4109 Independence Avenue.

2. 73 Years of Progress--1877-1950 73 Years of Progress--1877-1950 1950 Photo and text about Thornton and Minor Hospital, "one of K.C.'s oldest institutions, in new hospital home," depicting both original building at 10th and Wyandotte Streets and 1950 buildings at Linwood...

3. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo., Illustrated A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo., Illustrated 1896

4. Allen McGee Allen McGee 1896 Photo and bio of Allen McGee (spelled here "Allan"), a businessman and in 1896 "the only survivor of the family of James H. and Nellie (Frye) McGee." Born in Kentucky in 1815 and coming to Kansas City...

5. American Institute of Architects Guide to Kansas City Architecture & Public Art American Institute of Architects Guide to Kansas City Architecture & Public Art 2000 Book filled with photos, maps, and descriptions of numerous structures of architectural significance in Kansas City including buildings, residences, and public art works and including newer buildings up...

6. 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 (second edition 1950) Description of McGee's Addition, a subdivision south of Kansas City developed by Colonel E. Milton McGee from "a portion of the estate of the late James McGee," his father. Description of its size and...

7. 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 Illustration evidently of a hotel, labeled "Western Exchange, M'Gee's Addition, Kansas City."

8. 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 (second edition 1950) Description of the large section of Kansas City real estate owned by Dr. Johnston Lykins since the 1830s and called the Lykins Addition, covering "over one-half of the rock landing of our city" east from...

9. 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. .. 1950 Photo of the "Metropolitan Block, M'Gee's [sic] addition to Kansas City," on Grand Avenue in the 1850s.

10. Apartment Building and Duplex Ownership Directory Apartment Building and Duplex Ownership Directory August 1953 Directory that lists the address, year of construction, owner, description of, and value of apartment buildings and duplexes in Kansas City, Missouri. The entries are listed by address under alphabetically...

11. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1969 Photo of the Emery, Bird, Thayer Building during business.

12. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1969 Photo of the Gibraltar Building, designed by Van Brunt & Howe, 1888.

13. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1969 Photo of the Kansas City Club.

14. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1969 Descriptions of the life and work of Chicago architect John Wellborn Root, or John Root (1850-1891), a designer of some old buildings in Kansas City with the firm of Burnham & Root.

15. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1903 Photo of the old Bryant Building in 1903.

16. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1969 Drawing of office building for Nathaniel Thayer designed by Van Brunt & Howe, architects.

17. Art Work on Kansas City, Mo., and Vicinity Art Work on Kansas City, Mo., and Vicinity 1900 Photo of the Centropolis Hotel.

18. Barney Goodman Barney Goodman 1952 Photo and bio of Barney Goodman (~1891~1951), owner of Barney Goodman Investments real estate company, a Jewish native of Russia emigrating to Kansas City, Kansas, about 1905 and becoming a magician and...

19. Beals and Gibralter Buildings Beals and Gibralter Buildings 1890 Photo of Beals and Gibraltar Buildings.

20. Bell Telephone Administration Building Bell Telephone Administration Building 1934 Chapter about the original Telephone Building owned by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company on the northwest corner of 11th and Oak Streets. It was completed in 1919. Fourteen floors were added and completed...