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1. 12th Street City Directory Entry 12th Street City Directory Entry 1871 Listing for the street: "Twelfth--twelfth south of river, from Summit to limits."

2. 39th and Broadway 39th and Broadway 1981 Four large photos of the intersections of 39th and Broadway and 38th and Broadway, looking to different directions, in 1930.

3. 63rd Street Trafficway 63rd Street Trafficway 1995 Description with photos and history of 63rd Street Trafficway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Swope Parkway to Elmwood Avenue, 0.64 miles long, acquired in 1913.

4. 73 Years of Progress--1877-1950 73 Years of Progress--1877-1950 1950 Photo and text about Thornton and Minor Hospital, "one of K.C.'s oldest institutions, in new hospital home," depicting both original building at 10th and Wyandotte Streets and 1950 buildings at Linwood...

5. A Brief History of the First Congregational Church: Kansas City, Missouri, 1866-1909 A Brief History of the First Congregational Church: Kansas City, Missouri, 1866-1909 1909 Illustration of the first church building at 10th and Grand Avenues and photo of the second at 11th and McGee Streets, both now demolished.

6. A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 A City Divided: The Racial Landscape of Kansas City, 1900-1960 2002 Section of the book which describes late 19th century and early 20th century African American housing sections of the city. These include Hell's Half Acre, Church Hill, Belvidere Hollow, and the Vine Street...

7. A History of the Kansas City Public Library from 1873 to 1893 A History of the Kansas City Public Library from 1873 to 1893 1893 The Board of Education office moved in December 1874 to the northwest corner of 8th and Main Streets at the Redmond Sage Building.

8. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Thomas Dodds, "superintendent of the streets of Kansas City," born in Ohio in 1855, moving to Scranton, Kansas, as "general manager for the Carbon Coal and Mining Company," and then to...

9. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Frank Deardorff, a native of the Kansas City area taking over as president of the family lumber business in 1884, moving its location to the former Deardorff Building in 1885, then...

10. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City, Mo. 1896 Biographical sketch of Reverend William Dallin, "pastor of the Church of Annunciation, located at the corner of Fourteenth and Wyoming streets in Kansas City," born in Saint Louis in 1847 and assigned...

11. Admiral Boulevard Admiral Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Admiral Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Highland to Grand Avenue, 1.05 miles long, acquired in 1900.

12. Alexander Harris Alexander Harris 1968 Photo and bio of Alexander Harris (1820-1898), twice mayor of Kansas City in 1866 and in 1888, born "either in Kentucky or Tennessee" and keeping a saloon in Kansas City by the early 1850s "on Main Street...

13. Algot Jackson, Sr. Algot Jackson, Sr. 1968 Biographical sketch of Algot Jackson, Sr., "president of the A. R. Jackson Kansas City Show Case Works." He was born in Sweden in 1846 and came to Kansas City in 1869 as a construction worker engaged in...

14. Andrew Drips Park Andrew Drips Park 1995 Description of the 0.16-acre park acquired in 1882, between Belleview, 16th, and Jarboe Streets, with photo, drawing, and history as being the first city park.

15. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Detailed description of the extension of Grand Avenue south to Westport from Kansas City in 1857, "decidedly one of the handsomest and most attractive streets in the State--and is evidently destined to...

16. Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Annals of the City of Kansas: Embracing Full Details of the Trade and Commerce of the Great Western Plains //1858 Description of King's Addition, a parcel of land containing Broadway and Wyandotte Streets in Kansas City, owned by H. H. King upon his purchase of it from Chester Hubbard in 1855. Sold in earlier 1855...

17. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of Kansas City's park and boulevard system, depicting Admiral Boulevard, Grand Avenue, Independence Avenue, Woodland Avenue, Cliff Drive, and Gladstone Boulevard.

18. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the general charity industry in Kansas City and various charitable institutions such as Associated Charities (at 1115 Charlotte Street), the Catholic Ladies' Aid Society (in the...

19. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Photo of the H. N. Strait residence at 43rd and Oak Streets.

20. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City, 1908 1908 Photos of the residences of William Volker (at 3737 Bell Street), Franklin Hudson (at 3741 Bell Street), and W. H. Dunn (at 40th and Oak Streets).