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1. A Bit of the Real Cowtown A Bit of the Real Cowtown April 30, 2014 Article spotlights a large of collection of documents, blueprints, and other materials pertaining to the old Kansas City Stockyards that is currently being processed by the Missouri Valley Special Collections...

2. Agri-Business: A Billion Dollar Industry Here Agri-Business: A Billion Dollar Industry Here June/27/1965 Illustrations and article about agribusiness in the Kansas City area, including the origin of the word "agri-business," "agri" meaning "field."

3. Area Used To Be the Nation's 'Cattle Capital' Area Used To Be the Nation's 'Cattle Capital' July 12, 2006 Featured in the "Jackson County History" column by David W. Jackson is the role that the cattle industry has played in this area, especially in Jackson County. Article mentions the transporting of cattle...

4. Big Fire Loss in 1914 Big Fire Loss in 1914 March 9, 1931 On the night of Friday, November 6, 1914, a portion of the native division of the stock yards was destroyed by fire. About 16 acres of pens and five scale houses were burned with an estimated damage of...

5. Booster of KC Region is Dead Booster of KC Region is Dead August 15, 2007 Jay Dillingham, local civic leader and former president of the Kansas City Stockyards (1948-1975), died at the age of 97 on August 13, 2007. Dillingham was born March 8, 1910, in Platte City, Missouri....

6. Filthy & Rich: Kansas City in the 19th Century Filthy & Rich: Kansas City in the 19th Century November/23/1997 Sixth in a monthly series of special sections of the Star on Kansas City in the 19th century. Focus on the growth and dominance of the meat packing industry with the Stockyards, starting in about 1870....

7. Firms Round Up a Bottoms Plan Firms Round Up a Bottoms Plan January 22-28, 2010 Several owners of businesses in the West Bottoms have joined Bill Haw, owner of the Livestock Exchange Building, in supporting a plan to develop the Stockyards Place project. The project will build the...

8. 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...

9. 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.

10. Jay B. Dillingham: Ageless at 90 Jay B. Dillingham: Ageless at 90 March/26/2000 News of the 90th birthday celebration for long-time livestock and transportation industries leader Jay Dillingham, with photo of his descendants. Description of his career as former president of the Kansas...

11. Jay Paved the Way: From Agriculture to Business to Highways, Jay B. Dillingham Helped Mold Kansas City Jay Paved the Way: From Agriculture to Business to Highways, Jay B. Dillingham Helped Mold Kansas City April/9/1997 Photo and biographical article about Jay Dillingham, officer at the Livestock Exchange Building at 1600 Genesee Street for 60 years, a former president of the Kansas City Stockyards Company from 1948 to...

12. Me and My . . . Livestock Exchange Building Me and My . . . Livestock Exchange Building July 11, 2004 Article recalls Jay Dillingham's memories of July, 1951, when the 1951 Flood ravaged the Kansas City Stockyards, of which Dillingham was president and chairman of the board.

13. Obituary for Ephraim Aikins Obituary for Ephraim Aikins November 6, 1956 Obituary for Ephraim Aikins, dying on November 5, 1956, the founder of the Traders Exchange and the Livestock Exchange at the Kansas City Stockyards.

14. Renewing the Kansas City Spirit Renewing the Kansas City Spirit November 15, 2009 Norman Rockwell's painting of "The Kansas City Spirit" is the basis for this review of the history of some of Kansas City's "titans" and how they have "largely gone," such as the stockyards, Trans World...

15. 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...

16. Stockyards District Has a New Direction Stockyards District Has a New Direction February 11, 2012 Article describes efforts "to build a new hub for creative culture" in the West Bottoms beginning with the opening of the new Bill Brady Gallery in the former Daily Drovers Telegram Building (1505 Genesee...

17. Taking Stock Taking Stock December 9, 2012 Article focuses on the history of the meatpacking industry that once thrived in the West Bottoms. Current connections to the legacy of Kansas City's stockyards are discussed. Article traces the development...

18. 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.

19. To Spend Millions Here To Spend Millions Here March/4/1915 Article about the construction plans at the Stockyards area with railroads and a replacement for the damaged old Union Depot.

20. 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."