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1. A Change of Space A Change of Space July/August 2003 Article describes the conversion of warehouses, lofts, and historic buildings in downtown Kansas City into condominiums and apartments.

2. Campbell's Gazetteer of Missouri Campbell's Gazetteer of Missouri //1875

3. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 View of West Bottoms in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood, showing the buildings of Crooks Terminal Warehouses, Inc., Kansas City Terminal Warehouse Co., Rudy-Patrick Seed Co., Sunshine Biscuits, and the...

4. Frank Perky Frank Perky 1938 Biographical sketch of Frank Perky, manager of the Perky Brothers Transfer & Storage Company at 3212 Independence Avenue (with previous location built in 1913 at 2431 Prospect Avenue, "one of the finest...

5. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Photo of the warehouses, factories, and other buildings of "a section of the West Bottoms as viewed from the bluffs."

6. Innovative New Park For the City of Independence Innovative New Park For the City of Independence April 2008 Article highlights the opening of the Independence Athletic complex. "The opening is historical for two reasons: it is the largest park ever built by Independence and it was built in a most unusual place."...

7. James Pendergast Memorial James Pendergast Memorial Postcard of the James Pendergast Memorial

8. Kansas City's Mayors: Progress Slow at the Start Kansas City's Mayors: Progress Slow at the Start September/28/1974 Portrait and biographical article about Dr. Johnston Lykins (1800-1876), "Kansas City's first legal mayor" and earlier "a missionary and a medical practitioner to the Indians." Later a real estate developer...

9. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and autobiography of William Whitehead Taylor, or William Taylor, a retired brickmaker and building contractor. Born in England in 1844 and raised in Kansas City during the border warfare and Civil...

10. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Photo and bio of John Prescott, a builder and former miller. Born in Iowa in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1898 as a miller before building "the Terminal Warehouse at Broadway and the Belt Line tracks"...

11. KCResources, page 38 KCResources, page 38

12. KCResources, page 42 KCResources, page 42

13. KCResources, page 8 KCResources, page 8

14. KCResources, page 86 KCResources, page 86

15. KCResources, page 92 KCResources, page 92

16. Long Bros. Long Bros. ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for Long Bros., agents for Borden Selleck & Co., showing three children trying to weigh a pig on a scale. Front of card says: “Howe Scale.” Front lower right corner says: "Donaldson...

17. Man Sharpening a Knife Man Sharpening a Knife circa 1920s-1930s Street view of man sitting on a pedal powered grinder sharpening a knife or other instrument. A building in the background has "Kansas City Cold Storage and Warehouse Co." painted on the side.

18. Montgomery Ward & Company Montgomery Ward & Company Postcard of the Montgomery Ward & Company building at St. John and Belmont

19. Montgomery Ward & Company Montgomery Ward & Company 1952-03 Street level, corner view looking toward the northeast of Montgomery Ward building/warehouse located at 6220 St. John in the Northeast area of Kansas City, Missouri. The building is situated at the corner...

20. No Rest for the Builder: Kansas City Keeps Him Constantly on the Jump No Rest for the Builder: Kansas City Keeps Him Constantly on the Jump September/15/1891 Overview of the construction industry boom in Downtown Kansas City, including the Jackson County Courthouse, the Jackson County Jail, City Hall, and numerous other Downtown buildings, including residences,...