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1. Artwork in the Kansas City Public Library Main Branch Building, 12th and Oak Artwork in the Kansas City Public Library Main Branch Building, 12th and Oak Mural by children's library done by Arthur Kraft. Mural in the Missouri Valley Room done by William MacMorris. Mural in the art & music department done by William MacMorris. Mosaic on the floor in the...

2. Book Ends Book Ends June/14-20/2001 Discusses the process of "weeding" books from the Library's collection in order to be able to fit into the new Main Library at 10th and Baltimore.

3. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes posters strung up in a display promoting the building...

4. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes posters strung up in a display promoting the building...

5. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1955 Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 9th and Locust in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes posters strung up in a display promoting the building...

6. Kansas City Public Library Kansas City Public Library circa 1960s Interior view, taken in the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 12th and Oak in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View believed to have been taken on theeast side of the first floor...

7. Kansas City Public Library Drawings Kansas City Public Library Drawings Circa 1955-60 Drawings include: (1) architect drawing of Van Horn branch library entrance and auditorium done by Keene & Simpson Architects; (2) blueprint (10 x 15.5) drawing of the Main library at 12th and Oak which...

8. Kansas City Public Library Main Branch Kansas City Public Library Main Branch 1961-05-16 Interior view of the first floor of the Main branch of the Kansas City Public Library located at 12th and Oak Street. Circulation desk is in view as well as a portion of the card catalog. The mosaic on...

9. Kansas City Public Library Main Branch Kansas City Public Library Main Branch The Kansas City Public Library Main Branch at 311 East 12th Street, at the southwest corner of 12th and McGee Streets, formally opened on July 18, 1960.

10. Kansas City Public Library, 12th and Oak Kansas City Public Library, 12th and Oak File contains an issue of the publication (September 1960) devoted to the new downtown library, with numerous photos.

11. KC Library Checking Out New Sites KC Library Checking Out New Sites July/16-22/1999 Article discussing the most likely sites for the Downtown Branch's future, with the degradation of the present building. Description also of the renovation of the Plaza Branch Library.

12. Ribbon Cutting Opens Library Ribbon Cutting Opens Library July/18/1960

13. Welcome to the "Heart of America" Welcome to the "Heart of America" May-June//1957 One-page article about the plans for new public library buildings in Kansas City, highlighting the proposed downtown building.