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1. Little Faith in Phones: Kansas City Didn't Little Faith in Phones: Kansas City Didn't January 1, 1924 Article about the beginnings and early history of the telephone system in Kansas City.

2. Montgall Hotel Montgall Hotel ca1928 Full frontal and side view of the Montgall Hotel; located at 2614 E. 15th. Also in the building are a Western Union office, cafes, book store, and the Gospel Trumpet Company.

3. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p006 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p006 1895-1907 Northern part of early Kansas City from W. 6th Street south to W. 9th Street and from Central east to Main Street, showing buildings, businesses and streets. Large numbers at edges of page lead to page...

4. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p194 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 2, 1909-1937, Page p194 1909-1937 A portion of Kansas City from E. Missouri Avenue south to Admiral Boulevard and from Walnut east to Oak, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

5. Western Union Western Union File containing papers on the history of the Western Union Telegraph Company, taking the place of the Pony Express in the western Missouri area in 1861.

6. Western Union Western Union 1955 Informal head and shoulders portrait of Walter P. Marshall, president of Western Union.

7. Western Union Western Union 1955 Full view of microwave towers used for Western Union's transcontinental microwave transmission system.

8. Western Union Western Union Photograph of a painting depicting a Pony Express rider and transcontinental telegraph line construction crew.

9. Western Union Western Union Lithographic view of wagon train traveling near Carson City, Nevada.

10. Western Union Western Union Map depicting route of first transcontinental telegraph line.

11. Western Union--Edward Creighton Western Union--Edward Creighton Head and shoulders lithographic portrait of Edward Creighton, founder of Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and key figure in construciton of first transcontinental telegraph line.

12. Western Union Building, Frontal and Partial Side View Western Union Building, Frontal and Partial Side View 1989 Full frontal and partial side view; located at 7th and Walnut.