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Livestock Exchange Bui...
Edward H Allen
Floyd C Shoemaker
G K Renner
A New Commission Firm
Photos and article about the "George Holmes Live Stock Commission Company" and its president, George Holmes, and other workers with offices in the Live Stock Exchange Building. Description of George's...
A Pioneer Banker Reminisces.
In this article George S. Hovey, Chairman of the Board of Inter-State National Bank, recounts his experiences with the Bank and the Live Stock Exchange.
Feature article about Shirley Helzberg and her many contributions to improving Kansas City through not only the arts but restoration of historic buildings. The 1,600-seat Helzberg Hall in the new Kauffman...
Early Kansas City Architects: Arthur J. Kelly
Photos and biographical article about Arthur Kelly, a local architect designing the Stock Exchange Building and 502 Delaware Street.
Here Comes the Sun
Article describes the conversion into condominiums of part of the historic Builders and Traders Exchange Building, located in the Garment District. The Atriums at SoHo West (609 and 612 Central), as the...
History of the Kansas City Stock Yards.
This article provides a brief history of the stock yards from the time of their founding. The editor cites the source as a manuscript compiled from "old timers".
Joseph H. Bruening: Leader
Photo and biographical sketch of Joseph Bruening, chairman of the J. A. Bruening Company, owning and operating "the Board of Trade Building, the Dwight Building, the Centennial Building, the Insurance...
Kansas City Exchange Competition
Illustration and article about the design competition for the Kansas City Board of Trade Building (called here "the Exchange Building") in 1886, with an architectural drawing by S. Vacher for a proposed...
Kansas City Stock Yards: Many Improvements Made During Past Four Years
January 13, 1920
Review of the improvements made at the plant of the Kansas City Stock Yards Company between 1915 and 1919. Specific mention made of the stock hog vaccinating plant. Statistics are provided on size of yards,...
Photo and bio of Jay Dillingham, former president of the Chamber of Commerce and the American Royal, working with the Kansas City Stock Yards Company since 1937 with offices "in the northeast corner of...
Officers of Master Builders' Exchange, 1902
Photographs of the officers for 1902 of the construction industry organization called Master Builders' Exchange.
Old Places, New Spaces
Photo and details of the renovated interior of the Insurance Exchange Building at 21 West 10th Street, originally built in 1908.
Real Prosperity in the West--Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain Market and Among the Orchards of Missouri
Photos of the Stockyards, rail yards, City Market, Live Stock Exchange Building and the Stockyards Horse & Mule Market.
Reminders of a Cattle-Rich Past
The author of this article has a studio in the LIvestock Exchange Building. She provides a tour of the building's architectural details accompanied by color photos and includes some of the building's history...
Sponsor 'Clergy-Industry' Tour: Kansas City Kiwanis Club Plans Annual Event--Civic Responsibility in Group Relations Cited
December 31, 1952
News of church-related events in Kansas City, including the following: (1) "the "first 'industry-clergy' day" event sponsored by the Downtown Kiwanis Club at the Livestock Exchange Building with "175 local...
The Kansas City Live Stock Exchange.
R.A. Willis, President of the Kansas City Live Stock Exchange, provides an overview of the operation of the Exchange.
The Kansas City Live Stock Exchange and Yards--The Largest Stockyards Plant in the World outside Chicago
Photos of the Stockyards and West Bottoms, showing the cattle pens, Live Stock Exchange Building, rail yards, the Kansas River, smoke-producing factories, etc.
The Kansas City Meat Packing Industry before 1900
Illustrations and article about the history of the meat packing industry in Kansas City from its beginnings following the Civil War to 1900, with descriptions of the Plankinton and Armour Packing Company...
World's Second Greatest Live Stock Market, Kansas City
Article about the rank of Kansas City's livestock market as second largest in the world, with photos and description of the Stockyards and the Live Stock Exchange Building.
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