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Newspaper Article (4)

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Stockyards (3)
Livestock Industry (3)
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Anderson, William P (1)

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1. Half Century on Kansas City Yards--From River Bottom Swamps to World's Second Market Half Century on Kansas City Yards--From River Bottom Swamps to World's Second Market March/9/1931 History of the Stockyards from 1882, highlighting 12 business men active in the Stockyards since that time.

2. Seventy-two Years, and He Is Still in It Seventy-two Years, and He Is Still in It March/9/1931 Biographical article about William Penn Anderson, or William Anderson, "'Dean' of Live Stock Agents," with 72 years of experience in the livestock industry in Kansas City, starting in "1871, the year the...

3. The Twelfth Street Cable The Twelfth Street Cable March/9/1931 Short description and poem about the 12th Street Viaduct for street railway access to the Stockyards from Downtown.

4. When Tongues of Flame Swept K.C. Stock Yards When Tongues of Flame Swept K.C. Stock Yards March/9/1931 Story of the disastrous fire of 1879, killing 15,000 "head of cattle and hogs," and leaving "25 acres of yards left in ruins with loss of $2,000,000."