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1. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms looking northeast from near 9th and Wyoming; shows 8th Street Tunnel entrance and downtown Kansas City.

2. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial flood view looking south across the Fairfax District toward the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers. Smoke at top left is from the fire at 31st and Roanoke/Southwest Boulevard.

3. 3rd and Main 3rd and Main 1878 Rooftop view looking west from the corner of 3rd and Main. Good view of street grading of bluffs with Missouri River in view.

4. Bluff Street and 5th Bluff Street and 5th August 1867 Identified on photo as 5th and Bluff looking n.e. from West Bottoms near Mo. River, ? at first was graded direct to the Bottom.

5. Covered Wagons At 2nd and Delaware Covered Wagons At 2nd and Delaware April 1869 Early view of 2nd and Delaware Streets with covered wagons, a buggy and settlers in view. Shows the bluffs and road grading.

6. Delaware Street Delaware Street April 1869 Early view of Delaware Street looking north from 3rd. Missouri River in view and shows street grading through bluffs.

7. Flooded Missouri River Flooded Missouri River 1881 Looking north across the Missouri River towards Harlem during flood; Blatz Brewery building in foreground.

8. Gas Works Gas Works April 1868 Early view of Kansas City gas works on east 1st Street, near the Gillis House, looking west.

9. Gillis House Gillis House ca1867 Early view of the Gillis House hotel situated on the south side of the Missouri River. Also spelled Gilliss House.

10. Gillis House and Missouri River Gillis House and Missouri River ca1870 View taken from the south bank of the Missouri River looking toward the river with the back of the Gillis House in view. Identified as rock for the Missouri River Bridge on bluff east of Broadway.

11. Hannibal Bridge Hannibal Bridge August 1867 Identified as the building of the Missouri River Bridge or Hannibal Bridge at Kansas City. Steamboat Gipsey visible in river. Looking north from the south side of the Missouri River.

12. Hannibal Bridge Cornerstone Laying Hannibal Bridge Cornerstone Laying 1867 View of people at the laying of the cornerstone for the Hannibal Bridge.

13. Levee at Walnut Levee at Walnut 1870 Early view of riverfront area identified as levee at the foot of Walnut Street. Shows the bluffs and grading.

14. Primrose Hill Primrose Hill 1883 Early view of Kansas City identified as looking northeast across Primrose Hill with the Missouri River in view. Good view of bluffs and street grading. Can also see railroad tracks and train along side...

15. Residence On the Bank Residence On the Bank n.d. View of a small unidentified residence situated up the bank from what is believed to be the Missouri River.

16. River Bluffs River Bluffs n.d. Believed to be an early view of the topography in the area that became Kansas City. Man is seen by what looks like a cave opening in the bluff.

17. Riverfront View Riverfront View ca1867 Early view of the riverfront at Kansas City. Identified as showing the bluffs on the south side of the Missouri River, the streets of Delaware, Wyandotte, and Broadway area in view. Gillis House is partially...

18. Riverfront View Riverfront View 1870 Early view identified as the Missouri River riverfront west from the Hannibal Bridge at foot of Broadway.

19. Riverfront View Riverfront View 1871 Early view of Kansas City identified as looking east from 7th and Walnut. Missouri River visible in background.

20. Riverfront View Riverfront View 1870 Early view of the Kansas City riverfront identified as west Kansas City from bluff near 5th Street.