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1. $1 Million Makes a Big Difference $1 Million Makes a Big Difference August 15, 2007 The Black Archives of Mid-America will have a new home at a former park maintenance building at 17th Street and Woodland Avenue. The building already houses the Full Employment Council, but needs structural...

2. A Record of Current Events: Beautifying Kansas City A Record of Current Events: Beautifying Kansas City July 8, 1911 Photos and captions for various parts of Kansas City's new park and boulevard system, describing its beautifying effect and increase of real estate values and transportation efficiency, including before...

3. Aerial View of Kansas City Aerial View of Kansas City 1955 17th Street and Woodland, looking south.

4. Apartment Building Apartment Building 1920 Full frontal and side view; located at 406 West 17th Street.

5. Arts Maven Arts Maven May 2011 Feature article about Shirley Helzberg and her many contributions to improving Kansas City through not only the arts but restoration of historic buildings. The 1,600-seat Helzberg Hall in the new Kauffman...

6. Cherry Street Cherry Street 1894 Looking north along Cherry from 17th.

7. CID 101 CID 101 February 1, 2006 Article about efforts of the Truman Road Corridor Association to create a Community Improvement District (CID). The boundaries for the proposed District are between Indiana and White Avenues, and as far...

8. Commitment to Downtown KC: The Star Will Help Rejuvenate City's Core with Its New Printing Plant Commitment to Downtown KC: The Star Will Help Rejuvenate City's Core with Its New Printing Plant May 11, 2003 Groundbreaking for The Star's new printing plant, May 12, 2003. A feature of the new plant, to be completed by 2006, allows passers-by to view the computer-driven equipment. The slope-roofed building stretches...

9. Discarded Street Names in Kansas City Discarded Street Names in Kansas City Spring 1995 Article of street name origins, such as Cumberland Avenue ("West Ninth), Elizabeth Street (Forest Avenue, "after a relative of the late Judge Joseph C. Ranson"), and Gertrude Street (17th Street, after...

10. Fallen Star Fallen Star July 11-17, 2013 Article focuses upon the demolition of the Orion Pictures Building that was located on the corner of 17th Street and Wyandotte. Advocates of the Crossroads neighborhood and preservationists are interviewed...

11. Finding Common Ground Finding Common Ground March 2001 Illustration and article about the communication and cooperation among institutions "of disparate religions" of Kansas City, including Christian, Jewish, Islamic or Muslim, and Hindu temples and churches....

12. George Selders Dies George Selders Dies August/9/1952 Photo and obituary for George Selders, "72, former owner of Spear Mills, Inc." with residence at 1000 Valentine Road. Native of Minneapolis, Kansas coming to Kansas City in 1905 as a "pioneer in the formula...

13. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue 1895 Looking north along Grand from just north of 17th.

14. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue 1909 Looking southeast from the northwest corner of 17th and Grand.

15. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue 1909 Looking southeast from the northwest corner of 17th and Grand.

16. Havens Steel Seeks Chap. 11 Havens Steel Seeks Chap. 11 March 19, 2004 Because of the soaring cost of steel, the 85 year old Havens Steel Company, a local design and fabrication company, sought bankruptcy protection on March 18, 2004. Commerce Bank of Kansas City held a multi...

17. Investor Skip Sleyster Buys Former Steel Plant Investor Skip Sleyster Buys Former Steel Plant November 3, 2005 A federal bankruptcy court as approved the sale of the Havens Steel Company to local investor Skip Sleyster. The company entered bankruptcy proceedings in March, 2004 and sold the property in the Blue...

18. J.P. Martinez Appointed Coordinator for COE Program at Lincoln and Coles J.P. Martinez Appointed Coordinator for COE Program at Lincoln and Coles September 12, 1947 File containing an article and photo about J.P. Martinez, or John Martinez, the new coordinator in "Cooperative, Occupational, Educational (COE) program at Lincoln high school and the R.T. Coles Vocational...

19. Jefferson School Jefferson School circa 1890 Unframed photograph showing full frontal view of the all brick Jefferson School located on the southwest corner of Garfield and E. 17th Street. Photo badly damaged. School was named after Thomas Jefferson....

20. Jefferson Street Residences Jefferson Street Residences 1989 Full frontal and partial side view of houses on west side of Jefferson at 17th Street.