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E 31st Street
E 30th Street
W 31st Street
Photograph, B/w, 11x...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Linda Lighton: Working to Build Bridges
Photos and biographical article about Linda Lighton, an artist growing up in Kansas City as "the daughter of Al Lighton--'Mr. Woolf Brothers'" and becoming a sculptor of Indian and related subjects, returning...
Local Schools Collection Finding Aid
This Local Schools Collection consists of various pamphlets, booklets, brochures, etc., about different types of area schools. It does not include the public schools.
December 10, 1925
Looking north along the east side of Main from 31st Terrace.
Major Kansas City Fires
Some major fires in Kansas City:
1. Convention Hall--April 4, 1900;
2. Kansas City, Kansas Chamber of Commerce Building turned into boarding house--October 25, 1906, killing 16;
Minister, Walker, Carl C.
Portrait identified as Carl C. Walker, 3050 Harrison. According to the 1927 Kansas City city directory he was affiliated with Walker's Tabernacle located at 3100 E. 31st Street. It was erected in 1923...
New Life for Kansas City's Grand Old Homes
File containing an article on restoration of old homes and their surrounding neighborhoods in Kansas City, including the residence of architect Robert Berkebile and his family at 600 East 31st Street,...
Night on the Town: Organist Says Music Cures Ills
File containing a photo and biographical article about Reginald Buckner, an African American music teacher at Northeast Junior High School in Kansas City, Kansas and "organist-leader of a 4-man combo that...
Notice to Property Owners of the Opening, Widening and Establishing of Warwick Boulevard from the South Line of Thirty-first Street to the North Line of South Moreland
Article announcing the plans to enlarge Warwick Boulevard from 31st to "South Moreland" Streets, listing all property owners of the area affected.
Office Machine Mart Building
Front view looking south of the Office Machine Mart building at 101 W. 31st Street.
Outpouring Needed to Fix KC Fountains
February 5, 2013
Article on the City of Fountains Foundation fundraising efforts to repair the city's fountains. More than half of the 48 public fountains need repairs for damage or deterioration that is beyond the scope...
Penn Valley Park
Aerial view looking northwest near 33rd and Summit. The Liberty Memorial is in view as well as distant view of Hospital Hill.
People Need a Home
Article about the Longfellow neighborhood, its land use diversity, and its cohesive forces, located between 25th, Troost, Wyandotte, and 31st Street.
Postcard of corner at 9th and Walnut Streets with the old post office building in the background
Powerful Grid for a Prairie Tower: Kansas City's New BMA Building Makes a Striking Landmark in White Marble and High Strength Steel
Photos, architectural drawing, and article about the BMA Building, "the 19-story Business Men's Assurance Co. headquarters, designed by the Chicago office of Skidmore, Owings & Merrill" and built in 1963...
Reformers, Factionalists and Kansas City's 1925 City Manager Charter
Map showing political wards and districts from 1912 to 1925 in Kansas City, between the State Line, Missouri River, 31st Street, and roughly Paseo Boulevard.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p057
West central part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms area from George Street south to James Street and from Southwest Boulevard east to Terrace Place, as well as a portion of area from the state...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p069
Penn Valley Park area of early Kansas City from Hunter Avenue south to W. 31st Street and from Pennsylvania Avenue east to Central Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p070
Central part of early Kansas City in Penn Valley Park and Union Hill area from about W. 29th Street south to W. 31st Street and from Central Street east to Main Street, showing buildings and streets. Large...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p072
Central part of early Kansas City in the Penn Valley Park area from about W. 30th Street south to about W. 31st Street and from Summit Street east to Washington Street, showing buildings, streets, and...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p074
Central part of early Kansas City in the West Side area from about W. 30th Street south to W. 31st Street and from Holly Street east to Madison Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large...
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