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1914 Map of Greater Kansas City
Street map of Kansas City metropolitan area featuring successive circular lines in one mile intervals out from New Union Station. Rosedale, North Kansas City, Independence, and Kansas City, Kansas, are...
An Elevator Blown Up: Johnson & Brinkman's Plant at Rosedale Badly Damaged
Article about the explosion of a boiler at the grain elevator of the Johnson and Brinkman plant at Rosedale, Kansas, completely destroying the building.
An Interview With Magdalena Rodriguez
Interviewer: Irene Ruiz. Interview recorded April 20, 1978. 1 sound cassette (ca. 90 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3.4 in. Has typed list of contents....
Another Suburban Estate Gives Way to the Growing City
May 31, 1914
Illustration and caption about the breaking up or division of the "old Anthony Sauer estate" in Kansas City, Kansas, "built on the ridge of ground between Argentine and Rosedale."
Brick "Castle" Overlooking Kaw Valley Reflected Success of German Pioneer
Article about Sauer Castle, the residence of German immigrant Anton Sauer (or Anthony Sauer) in Rosedale, Kansas, built between 1865 and 1871, with photo.
Death of Margaret Landis Former member of UCHS
Obituary for author Margaret Landis, excerpted from the Kansas City Star. March 27, 2002.
Decay Haunts a KCK Castle
March 14, 2015
Article documents the current state of Sauer Castle, located on Shawnee Road in the Rosedale area of Kansas City, Kansas. The author writes that the house was purchased three decades ago by Carl Lopp,...
Dumping Site Transformed Into Rosedale Area Home
December 4, 2003
Once an illegal dumping site, 3829 Minnie St., Kansas City, Kansas, is now a "benchmark for Rosedale's revitalization efforts." The arts and crafts-style residence cost $129,900 and is part of a $20 million...
Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas
Descriptions of Rosedale, Kansas, and its history, including its absorption by the city of Kansas City, Kansas, in 1922.
Interest Revived in Kansas Designer's Long-Lost War Memorial Arch
Photos and article about the Rosedale Arch, "restored and rededicated after nearly three decades of neglect and obscurity atop a Rosedale [part of Kansas City, Kansas] hill commanding a dramatic view of...
Judge H. J. Smith Dies
Photo and obituary for Judge Hugh Smith, "former judge of the Wyandotte County district court and an active leader of the Argentine district in Kansas City, Kansas, for half a century" before dying at...
Kansas Rolling Mill in Rosedale, Kansas
Distant view of Kansas Rolling Mill; located in Rosedale, Kansas.
Map of Greater Kansas City and Suburbs
Street map of Kansas City area, including Rosedale and Kansas City, Kansas; North Kansas City, Independence, and Mount Washington in Missouri. Shows classes of roads, railroad lines, and streetcar lines...
Map of the Vicinity of Kansas City in Kansas and Missouri
Street map of the two Kansas Cities. Only main streets are named. Map includes surrounding areas, among which are Harlem, Independence, Randolph City, Westport, Shawnee, Argentine, Rosedale, and Quindaro....
Not So Rapid Transit
Photo of "the entire Rosedale St. railway system in 1888, according to. ..Mrs. Margaret Landis, Rosedale historian. .."
Part of Urban Renewal Now: Echoes of Rosedale's History in a Land Sale
Article about the demolition of many buildings on land in Rosedale, Kansas, formerly owned by, among others, Dr. Simeon Bell, associated with the founding of the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Red Hot Response
Article describes the successful efforts of Rick Bumgardner and Don Fields to convert Rosedale's Fire Station Number 1, an historic building located at the corner of I-35 and Mission Road, into a living...
Information on the Rosedale Arch, a World War I memorial in Rosedale, Kansas.
Rosedale Area after 1951 Flood
Aerial view of the Rosedale area in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.
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