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121. Daniel Brothers Funeral Home Records Daniel Brothers Funeral Home Records The Daniel Brothers Funeral Home of Kansas City, Kansas, was bought by John Seitz of 531 Thompson Street, Kansas City, Kansas. All funeral records prior to 1951 were destroyed by the flood of that year....

122. Did You Know? Did You Know? July 9, 1987 During the Kaw River flood of July 1951, flooding in the Midwest caused more than $1 billion damage and claimed 41 lives. In Kansas City three persons drowned and property damage totaled $870 million....

123. Digging Out Kansas City Business Digging Out Kansas City Business August/4/1951 Recovery from flood involving literally digging business buildings out from the "evil-smelling mud."

124. Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid circa 1950s-1990s Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...

125. Emergency Sanitation Lessons from the 1951 Flood in Kansas Emergency Sanitation Lessons from the 1951 Flood in Kansas April//1952 Extensive article about emergency sanitation factors at work during the 1951 flood, discussing utility outages, handling of refuse, disease control, and flood recovery.

126. Fight Against Flood Damage Fight Against Flood Damage September/19/1951 Many photos with text displaying the sediment and wreckage that was cleaned up quickly after the flood.

127. Fire and Flood Damage Fire and Flood Damage 1951 Aerial view of water and fire damage associated with the 1951 Flood at an unidentified location; shows Thompson-Hayward Chemical Co. building in lower right corner.

128. Fire Station #15 Fire Station #15 1951 View of Fire Station #15, showing damage from the 1951 Flood.

129. Flood and Fire Damaged Area Flood and Fire Damaged Area 1951 View of men and machinery assisting in recovery effort after the 1951 Flood. An attached typewritten caption read: "Gin-pole and winch used in moving heavy steel tank destroyed in flooded fire area."

130. Flood and Fire Damaged Area Flood and Fire Damaged Area 1951 View of Red's Tire Shop, showing extensive damage from the 1951 Flood and subsequent fires.

131. Flood Damage and Debris Flood Damage and Debris 1951 View of debris and a dead animal at an unknown location in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.

132. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 View of standing water and railroad cars damaged by the 1951 Flood; shows Bert Lyon & Co. building in background, as well as a Weber Paper Company sign.

133. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Street-level view of an unidentified area in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood, including damaged buildings and a number of barrels and tanks among debris.

134. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Unidentified man working to repair an area damaged by the 1951 Flood; "Advance Rumely Thresher Co." sign is visible.

135. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Unidentified men assisting in recovery effort in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood at an unknown location; Western Union sign is visible.

136. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Earthmoving equipment and dump truck working to repair damage from the 1951 Flood at an unknown location.

137. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Debris and items damaged in the 1951 Flood at an unknown location.

138. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Unidentified men shoveling mud from beneath a bridge in the aftermath of the 1951 Flood.

139. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Overhead view of an area in the West Bottoms showing damage from the 1951 Flood; visible are buildings owned by the Rudy-Patrick Seed Co., Crooks Terminal Warehouse Co., Kansas City Terminal Warehouse...

140. Flood Damaged Area Flood Damaged Area 1951 Overhead view of an area in the West Bottoms showing damage from the 19151 Flood; visible are railroad tracks and buildings owned by the Rudy-Patrick Seed Co., Crooks Terminal Warehouse Co., the Peppard...