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1. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms, looking southwest from near the top of the 12th Street Viaduct; shows stockyards, Livestock Exchange building, Kansas River, etc.

2. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view looking north of the American Royal building and stockyards after floodwaters have receded.

3. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of flooded area, looking north of bridges spanning Kansas River and the stockyards.

4. 1951 Flood Damaged Area 1951 Flood Damaged Area 1951 View of Kansas City stockyards and railroad lines showing damage from the 1951 flood.

5. 1951 Flood, Stockyards, Kansas City 1951 Flood, Stockyards, Kansas City 1951 Flooded cattle pens at the Kansas City stockyards during the 1951 flood.

6. 1951 Flooded Areas 1951 Flooded Areas 1951 Aerial view of railroad yards, Kansas City stockyards, and West Bottoms buildings in the aftermath of the 1951 flood.

7. A New Image for the Old Cowtown A New Image for the Old Cowtown October//1975 Description of rural to urban evolution.

8. A Pioneer Banker Reminisces. A Pioneer Banker Reminisces. May-June, 1943 In this article George S. Hovey, Chairman of the Board of Inter-State National Bank, recounts his experiences with the Bank and the Live Stock Exchange.

9. A Short History History of the American Royal A Short History History of the American Royal October//1968 Photo and brief history of the American Royal "livestock and horse shows" started annually in Kansas City in 1899 as the National Hereford Show and named after "the British Agricultural Royal in England"...

10. Aerial View of Kansas City Aerial View of Kansas City 1955 Looking north along Kansas River, showing where it joins with Missouri River. Also shows Kansas City Stockyards.

11. Aerial View of Kansas City Aerial View of Kansas City 1945 West Bottoms, looking south. Shows 12th Street Viaduct and Kansas City Stockyards.

12. 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."

13. America's Historic Stockyards: Livestock Hotels America's Historic Stockyards: Livestock Hotels 2005 This book looks at the history of U.S. stockyards. Kansas City is included in chapter 8. The text is well-documented with footnotes, a bibliography, glossary, and index.

14. American Royal Building American Royal Building Postcard of the American Royal building

15. American Royal Building American Royal Building Postcard of American Royal building interior

16. 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...

17. Banking Gossip: A Banking Change at the Stock Yards Banking Gossip: A Banking Change at the Stock Yards May//1913 Article about the bank at 16th and Genesee Streets.

18. 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...

19. Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman 2009;

20. 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....