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1. 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...

2. Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 Annual Review of Greater Kansas City Illustrated, 1908 1908 Photos and description of the "Inter-City or Sixth Street Viaduct" connecting the cities of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas across the West Bottoms, depicting the entrance at both ends (the...

3. Arthur Stilwell Arthur Stilwell 1901 Biographical sketch of Arthur Stilwell, a railroad magnate and real estate developer in Kansas City. Born in New York in 1859 and coming to Kansas City in 1879 as a printer with "office on Union Avenue,...

4. Benjamin McLean Benjamin McLean 1878 Portrait and biographical sketch of Benjamin McLean, a Kansas City tanner with his store at 10th and Hickory Streets in the West Bottoms ("West Kansas") but initially at 13th and Grand Avenues, with residence...

5. Central Industrial District Area Plan: Area Plan 11 Central Industrial District Area Plan: Area Plan 11 //197? Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the area with given geographic boundaries.

6. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about James Francis Pendergast, or James Pendergast (1856-1911), older brother of Tom Pendergast and originator of the Kansas City Pendergast political machine. Born in Ohio and coming...

7. Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City Crossroads of America: The Story of Kansas City 1948 Chapter of the book about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), prominent political boss of Kansas City, succeeding his older brother James's political organization. Born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and coming to...

8. Early Business in the West Bottoms Early Business in the West Bottoms May 1886 Dealers in wrought iron pipe, rubber and leather beltings, pumps, steam fittings and engine trimmings at 1328-1330 West 11th Street, in the West Bottoms.

9. First Railroads in Kansas City First Railroads in Kansas City March 15, 1905 The Union Pacific railroad, the first to enter Kansas City, was opened as far as Lawrence, Kansas, in December, 1864. The next to come was the Missouri Pacific, which was opened for business in October,...

10. Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 Greater Kansas City Official Year Book, 1904-05 1905 Description of the origins and early history of Kansas City, Kansas, including its West Bottoms, Quindaro, Wyandotte, and Armourdale portions, with "importance as a manufacturing city. ..exceed[ing] even...

11. 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."

12. Hiram Hunt City Directory Entry Hiram Hunt City Directory Entry 1891 Listing of Hiram Hunt, or H. B. Hunt (formerly of Cleveland), as a resident of 1800 Summit Street and owner of a tin can factory at 1210 West 9th Street in the West Bottoms, managed by Albert Hunt.

13. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Part of the book's chapter is on the 1903 flood in the West Bottoms including the Armourdale and Argentine districts, leading to the flood prevention project called the Kaw Valley Drainage District.

14. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 Brief comparison of the 1826, 1844, and 1903 floods, and Colonel Chick's experience in the 1844 flood on both the Missouri and Kansas sides of the West Bottoms.

15. Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas Historic Spots or Mile-Stones in the Progress of Wyandotte County, Kansas 1935 History of the natural and mad-made changes in the course of Turkey Creek in Kansas City, Kansas, since its original surveying in 1823 by Joseph C. Brown, including Rosedale, Kansas, and the West Bottoms....

16. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City //1976 Ethnic history of Russians in Kansas City, first arriving mainly between 1902 and 1916, immigrating to escape political oppression and finding homes and jobs in "the West Bottoms and Armourdale" at "packing...

17. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City //1976 Ethnic history of Scandinavian people, those groups from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, and Finland, first arriving just after the Civil War with skilled trades and filling packing jobs in the West Bottoms.

18. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City //1976 People from Eastern Europe encompassing a variety of nationalities, including Czechs, Slovaks, Serbs, Bohemians, Ethnic history of Poles, Russians, Croats, and Slovenians in Kansas City. Mainly originally...

19. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City //1976 History of Serbs, an Eastern European ethnic group, in Kansas City, arriving mainly between 1900 and 1914, settling in "decaying sections of the West Bottoms and Armourdale", engaged primarily in "packing...

20. Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City Historical Overview of the Ethnic Communities in Kansas City //1976 Information on the history of people from Poland in the city, arriving mainly between 1900-1914 into "packing houses, steel plants, and refineries" and residing "in decaying sections of the West Bottoms...