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1. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking southwest along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire.

2. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Upper center shows Union Station and the Pershing Road Post Office.

3. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Shows downtown Kansas City in the distance.

4. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east at Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st.

5. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking north across Phillips Petroleum tanks aflame; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street.

6. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood scene looking down upon Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street. Schutte Lumber Company, Sweet Lumber Company and Thompson-Hayward Chemical...

7. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 View of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 flood.

8. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 Flood.

9. 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid 1951 The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...

10. 1951 Flood, Refinery Fire 1951 Flood, Refinery Fire 1951 Unidentified man and woman surveying damage after refinery fire as a result of the flood. Location not given.

11. Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman Biography of Randall Jessee (1914-1976), Newsman 2003

12. But Spirit Was Undampened But Spirit Was Undampened November//1951 Details and photos of "the greatest industrial loss in American history" or "Black Friday the Thirteenth, July, 1951."

13. Fire and Flood Damage Fire and Flood Damage 1951 Aerial view of water and fire damage associated with the 1951 Flood at an unidentified location; shows Thompson-Hayward Chemical Co. building in lower right corner.

14. Flood and Fire Damaged Area Flood and Fire Damaged Area 1951 View of men and machinery assisting in recovery effort after the 1951 Flood. An attached typewritten caption read: "Gin-pole and winch used in moving heavy steel tank destroyed in flooded fire area."

15. Flood and Fire Damaged Area Flood and Fire Damaged Area 1951 View of Red's Tire Shop, showing extensive damage from the 1951 Flood and subsequent fires.

16. Major Kansas City Fires Major Kansas City Fires Some major fires in Kansas City:
1. Convention Hall--April 4, 1900;
2. Kansas City, Kansas Chamber of Commerce Building turned into boarding house--October 25, 1906, killing 16;
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17. Oil Men Battle to Supply Public Despite Heavy Flood, Fire Loss Oil Men Battle to Supply Public Despite Heavy Flood, Fire Loss July/18/1951 Flooding of important oil "bulk" plants, nearly eliminating the local oil supply, with company-by-company reports on losses.

18. Southwest Boulevard Area Southwest Boulevard Area 1951 Aerial view of Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood, showing smoke rising from a fire.

19. Southwest Boulevard Area Southwest Boulevard Area 1951 Aerial view of Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood, showing smoke rising from a fire.

20. The Flood The Flood August//1951 One page description and many photos of the chaos caused by the flood.