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18th and Vine: A Historical Map
Illustrated map of area bounded by Parade Park, Woodland Avenue, 19th Street, and the Paseo. Reverse side features descriptions of the businesses and buildings depicted on the map.
19th and Vine
Aerial view looking east near 19th and Vine; shows City Workhouse with railroad tracks beside it.
19th Street and Wyandotte
Street level view of the northeast corner of the intersection of 19th and Wyiandotte Streets in in the Crossroads Arts Distrtict in Kansas City, Missouri. View is looking toward the northeast.
An Interview With Herbert Fennel
Interviewer: Edward Scott. Interview recorded January 13, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape; 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to...
Bert Berkley: Unflappable Chief of Tension Envelope
May 1, 1979
Article about Bert Berkley, president of Tension Envelope corporation in Kansas City since 1962, describing his career and the history of the company at 819 East 19th Street, started by his father, E....
Busier than Ever, Building Away at a Mightier Kansas City--Places Where Millions Are Being Spent
Illustrations and descriptions of several buildings in Kansas City, under construction or newly completed in 1922 including the following: (1) "the immense cold storage, warehouse and ice manufacturing...
Hemingway Building Awaits a New Chapter in Its Ownership
June 8-14, 2012
Article on the Hemingway Building at 103 W. 19th Street being up for sale. It was originally built in 1915 as Kansas City Police Station No. 4. Ernest Hemingway worked there in 1917 as a reporter for the...
Looking northwest from the southeast corner of 19th and Holmes.
Looking northeast from the southwest corner of 19th and Holmes.
Homer Roberts and Reuben Street
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...
Jones Dry Goods Co.
Advertising card for Jones Dry Goods Co. showing an image of a white man in a pith helmet looking at a black man in native dress with spear and shield resting on tree behind. Caption says: "The Great American...
Kansas City Stockyards Finding Aid
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Photo Mr. and Mrs. Fry P. McGee and a biographical sketch of William Newham (1840-1905), a native of Virginia coming to Kansas City in 1866 as a grocery clerk before entering the dry goods business and...
KC @ 150--Lasting Legacies: 135 More
Biographical sketch of Henry Perry (dates of birth and death unknown), "Kansas City's 'father of barbecue,'" with his "barbecued meats" business at 1514 East 19th Street first appearing in the city directory...
Looking north along the west side of Main from south of 19th.
Looking north along McGee from 19th.
Looking south along Oak from just north of 19th.
May 28, 2022
Looking north along Oak from just south of 19th.
Past Times: Elnora's Café
Photo of the interior of Elnora's Café "near the intersection of 19th Street and Vine" Street in the 1940s.
Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City
Photo and short description of the business at 1414-1420 East 19th Street. Manufacturers of the"well-known and widely-used 'Ultimop'."
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