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41. Discarded Street Names in Kansas City Discarded Street Names in Kansas City Spring 1995 Article of street name origins, such as Catherine ("Holmes, from Independence avenue north," named for Mrs. William Mulkey, with the other Catherine the former 18th Street), Chandlar ("Central street,...

42. Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid Dorothea Eldridge Slide Collection Finding Aid 1957-1968 A group of 108 color slides of images of Kansas City from the 1950s and 1960s, taken by Eldridge, an amateur photographer. The photos include buildings, fountains, hospitals, rooftop views of downtown...

43. Down on the Corner Down on the Corner May 1, 2005 Paul and Carol Hilpman own a 17,000- square-foot building at 18th and Wyandotte which they lease out to artists, photographers a yoga studio, grocery store, snack, bar, skateboard shop and three clothing...

44. Downtown Kansas City Downtown Kansas City ca. 1930 Aerial view of the downtown Kansas City area, looking west centered over near 12th and Troost. Includes view of West Bottoms and the Kansas River. Covers around 6th Street south to near 18th Street.

45. Early Kansas City Architects: George Carman Early Kansas City Architects: George Carman February-March 1980 Photos and biographical article about George Carman, a local architect designing the Gem Theater (1615-17 East 18th Street), Kansas City Journal Building (300 E. 8th Street), and many houses.

46. Envision a Laser as a Light of Unity Envision a Laser as a Light of Unity July 26, 2008 A group called East Meets West of Troost are promoting the idea of having a green lazer beam shoot down 18th Street and connect the 18th and Vine area with the Crossroads Art District. City Councilman...

47. Franklin Name to New School: Elementary Unit at 3400 Highland Will Honor Negro Leader Franklin Name to New School: Elementary Unit at 3400 Highland Will Honor Negro Leader December/2/1967 Announcement of a new elementary school at 3400 Highland Avenue to be "named the C. A. Franklin school" after Chester Franklin (1880-1955), or C. A. Franklin, an early Kansas City civil rights activist...

48. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue 1909 Looking northeast from the southwest corner of 18th and Grand.

49. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue April, 1894 Looking north along Grand from 18th.

50. Grand Avenue Grand Avenue 1909 Looking north along Grand from 18th.

51. Great K. C. Jazz Area to Be Revived Great K. C. Jazz Area to Be Revived December//1977 Article about the redevelopment project of the 18th & Vine District by the Black Economic Union and the 18th & Vine Commercial Revitalizatoin Committee.

52. High Impact High Impact Summer 2005 Article profiles sculptor Stretch. In his studio/gallery at 1830 Locust he creates sculpture out of steel and glass. Stretch is also owner of Grinders restaurant at 417 E. 18th Street.

53. Homer Roberts and Reuben Street Homer Roberts and Reuben Street 2006 Book excerpt about Homer Roberts and Reuben and Ella Street, early black businesspeople of Kansas City. Roberts was "one of the first African American car salesmen in the country" and Reuben Street was...

54. Hughes Photograph Collection Finding Aid Hughes Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1915 This collection of amateur quality snapshots show familiar local landmarks like Union Station, the Kansas City Museum, Swope Park, etc. Also included are a few from the Kansas City, Kansas area.

55. Joseph Corder Joseph Corder April 18, 1905 Biographical sketch of Joseph Corder, "Jackson county's recorder of deeds." He was born in Kansas City in 1875 and started work as a retail merchant with a hardware store at 26th and Prospect Avenue and...

56. Joy, Dedication Showed in Gadgetry and In Life Joy, Dedication Showed in Gadgetry and In Life December 14, 2004 Fritz Kropf, founder of Fritz's Railroad Restaurant, died on Saturday, December 11, 2004. He died as a result of a fall from his motor scooter. The restaurant, located at 250 N. 18th Street in Kansas City,...

57. Kansas City--West Side Kansas City--West Side Papers, brochures, and similar information on the West Side neighborhood, approximately between I-35, 31st Street, 18th Street, and Broadway Boulevards. Additional information about community centers and...

58. Kansas City Crossroads: Reel Greater Kansas City Business Kansas City Crossroads: Reel Greater Kansas City Business December 1, 2001 Illustration and article about the "Crossroads Film Row district" formerly active on 18th Street in early 20th century Kansas City for national movie businesses, and the need for historic preservation...

59. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman (1911-1985), "the first black woman to practice law in Kansas City." Native of Arkansas coming to Kansas City in 1931 as a legal secretary before...

60. Kansas City, Kansas Kansas City, Kansas ca. 1930 Aerial view looking north near the 18th Street Bridge in Kansas City, Kansas. Proctor and Gamble plant in view as well as the Kansas River. Numerous railroad tracks in the forefront.