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1. A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church February 7, 2012 The Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church (205 E. 9th St., southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Boulevard) was completed February 1912. It is the second church building that the United Methodist...

2. A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown February/6-12/2003 Article describes the efforts of the Grand Avenue Methodist Church (based in the Grand Avenue Temple) to minister to the homeless population of Kansas City.

3. A Postcard from Old Kansas City A Postcard from Old Kansas City May/3/1969 Photo and article about the former Kansas City Veterinary College at the "northwest corner of Lydia Avenue."

4. A Rough Start in Kansas City A Rough Start in Kansas City August 31, 2003 Article describes the period (ca. 1884) during which artist Frederick Remington lived in Kansas City, and on a sheep ranch near Wichita, Kansas.

5. Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose Annie Taylor Fisher Remembered Forests Where Kansas City Rose January/23/1956 Reminiscences by Annie Taylor Fisher, or Annie Fisher, of middle and late 19th century Kansas City, including early Quality Hill, the site of Union Station, Carry Nation, Colonel E. Milton McGee (pictured)...

6. Another Downtown Project Another Downtown Project August 18, 2005 Copaken White and Blitt request TIF assistance for a proposed plan for the block on Grand Avenue between 12th and 13th. The plan does not include the property where the former Law Building stood on the...

7. Banker Deals at 1009 Main: R. C. Kemper, Jr., Buys a Property from Uncle's Estate Banker Deals at 1009 Main: R. C. Kemper, Jr., Buys a Property from Uncle's Estate November/21/1965 Photo, caption, and article about the purchase of the Bond Building, "a 5-story and basement structure at 1009-11 Main street," by R. Crosby Kemper, Jr., "board chairman of the Grand Avenue Bank & Trust...

8. Bob Jones Still a Good Fit Bob Jones Still a Good Fit November 19, 2006 Article describing Bob Jones Shoes and its owners, Harry Bosley and Rocky Horowitz. The store has been located at 1914 Grand since 1960, and among its famous customers have been Clarence Kelley, Claire...

9. Cable Railway in Kansas City Cable Railway in Kansas City June 11, 1972

10. Car Barn Fire (1923) Car Barn Fire (1923) December 25, 1923 News of the destruction by fire of the car barn and armory building at 39th and Main Streets in 1923.

11. City's Renaissance Will Get a New Link City's Renaissance Will Get a New Link November 2, 2005 An unused Kansas City Southern bridge built in 1892 joining the East and West Bottoms will be moved to the Freight House District. "Kansas City Southern is donating the bridge. Kansas City Terminal Railway...

12. Cyclone--Kansas City Visited by a Fearfully Destructive Storm Cyclone--Kansas City Visited by a Fearfully Destructive Storm May/14/1883 Detailed article about the carnage of the May 13, 1883, tornado. Street-by-street damage reports, by sections of town, especially Downtown.

13. Deaths: Jacob Silverforb Deaths: Jacob Silverforb October/17/1964 Photo and obituary for Jacob Silverforb, "82, of 4821 Roanoke parkway," a "retired pharmacist" and operator of "the Silverforb pharmacies here, the President pharmacy in the Hotel President, and the Federmann...

14. Dr. P. H. Owens Is Dead: From 1932 to 1936 He Was the County Coroner Dr. P. H. Owens Is Dead: From 1932 to 1936 He Was the County Coroner February/12/1948 Obituary for Dr. P. H. Owens, or Patrick Owens, "64, Jackson county coroner from 1932 to 1936." Physician in Kansas City starting in 1917 with offices in the Rialto Building and residence at 5828 Grand...

15. E. F. Walsh, Jr., Dies E. F. Walsh, Jr., Dies May/26/1954 Obituary for Edward Walsh, Jr., "60 years old, owner of the Walsh Motors" company with residence at the Walnuts Apartments. Native of Indiana coming to Kansas City about 1928 as a car dealer at 13th and...

16. Early Kansas City School Early Kansas City School June 7, 2008 In 1846, John Buchanan taught a district school in an old log house, which stood on a hill near the corner of Missouri and Grand avenue. Some of those who attended this school were Joseph Chick, Henry...

17. First African American Pastor for Historic Downtown Church First African American Pastor for Historic Downtown Church October 24-30, 2014 Article announces that the Reverend Tina L. Harris will be installed as the first African American female pastor for the Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 9th, 2014. Details...

18. First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue March 9, 1931 Article tracing the history of the packing industry in the city mainly from 1859, when J. L. Mitchener, the first, opened, to 1871, when the Stockyards opened and four large packing houses had been firmly...

19. Frank Trask Is Dead Frank Trask Is Dead December/27/1968 File containing an obituary for architect Frank Edgar Trask, or Frank Trask, "86 years old, of 7570 Olive street." Native of Axtell, Kansas coming to Kansas City about 1908 as designer of the Grand Avenue...

20. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue October 16, 1938 Article about the origins of Grand Avenue in the road built by Peter Roi (also known as Peter Roy) to his river ferry in the 1820s-1830s. Grand Avenue was the first outlet from the river front that bridged...