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1. Bell Telephone Administration Building Bell Telephone Administration Building 1934 Chapter about the original Telephone Building owned by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company on the northwest corner of 11th and Oak Streets. It was completed in 1919. Fourteen floors were added and completed...

2. Bell Telephone Building Bell Telephone Building Postcard of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Building at 11th and Oak

3. Edwin M. Price Is Dead: Former Architect Here Dies in Kansas City Edwin M. Price Is Dead: Former Architect Here Dies in Kansas City January/11/1957 Photo and obituary for Edwin Price, "an architect whose talents in design are reflected in Kansas City's present skyline." Native of Arkansas (dying at the age of 72) becoming "a partner in the prominent...

4. Godfrey Swenson Godfrey Swenson 1938 Biographical sketch of Godfrey Swenson, president of the Swenson Construction Company in the Victor Building. Born in Sweden in 1876 and emigrating to Kansas City in 1896 as a stonemason, establishing...

5. Home Telephone Building Home Telephone Building Postcard of the Home Telephone Company Building at 1018 Baltimore

6. Missouri and Kansas Telephone Building Missouri and Kansas Telephone Building 1915 Full frontal and side view; located in Independence, Missouri. Also shows Allen Motor Car Company.

7. Missouri and Kansas Telephone Building Missouri and Kansas Telephone Building Full frontal and side view.

8. Southwestern Bell Telephone Building Southwestern Bell Telephone Building

9. Tallest Building Here? That Question Is Unanswerable: Comparisons of Lofty New Structures Show That Tallest Building Here? That Question Is Unanswerable: Comparisons of Lofty New Structures Show That Possession of the Kansas City Height Record Depends Entirely on How You Look at the Matter May/3/1931 Photos, caption, and article about the problems in defining the tallest building in Kansas City, with the primary candidates being the Kansas City Power & Light Building (shown under construction), the...

10. Telephone Building Telephone Building Partial frontal and side view.

11. Telephone Building Telephone Building Interior view.

12. Telephone Building Telephone Building Full frontal and partial side view. Shows building before upper stories were added.

13. Telephone Building Telephone Building View of Southwestern Bell Telephone Building from the southeast, approximately 12th and Oak.

14. Telephone Building to Lose Height Record to Two Rivals Telephone Building to Lose Height Record to Two Rivals May/11/1930 Picture showing relative heights of five tallest buildings at the time compared with the Liberty Memorial.

15. Telephone Company Building Telephone Company Building Full frontal and side view; located on northwest corner of 11th and Oak.