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Penn Valley Park
Photograph, B/w, 11x...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
150 Facts About Kansas City
List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.
Aerial view looking southwest along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire.
Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Upper center shows Union Station and the Pershing Road Post Office.
Aerial view looking east along Southwest Boulevard at 31st Street. Shows Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Shows downtown Kansas City in the distance.
Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east at Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire. Located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st.
Aerial view of 1951 flood looking north across Phillips Petroleum tanks aflame; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street.
Aerial view of 1951 flood scene looking down upon Phillips Petroleum tanks on fire; located on Southwest Boulevard near 31st Street. Schutte Lumber Company, Sweet Lumber Company and Thompson-Hayward Chemical...
View of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 flood.
Aerial view of debris at 31st and Southwest Boulevard in the aftermath of the Phillips Petroleum tank fires associated with the 1951 Flood.
1951 Flood Photograph Collection Finding Aid
The collection of 30 black and white photographs include aerial views as well as ground shots of streets, rubble, river bottoms, etc., during the 1951 flood in Kansas City. It also contains views of the...
2010 Brought Opportunities - And Challenges - To the Ivanhoe Neighborhood
Article discusses the events that occured in 2010 for the Ivanhoe Neighborhood, which stretches from 31st Street to Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and from Prospect to the Paseo. The neighborhood became...
31st and Prospect Six Months Later: A Special Report on How Things Stand after April's Riots
Interviews of residents of the 31st Street and Prospect Avenue neighborhood with commentary about the aftermath of the 1968 race riots in that area and in Kansas City in general, with photos and first-hand...
31st Street and Troost Avenue
February 20, 1916
Intersection of 31st Street and Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The Second Church of Christ Scientist is partially visible on one corner and Paul L. Hes... Drugs and the Westover Pharmacy on another....
40 Years, Mostly of Miracles
September 10, 2011
In-depth article about Operation Breakthrough and the two women, Sister Berta Sailer and Sister Corita Bussanmas, that began the child care center in 1971 to provide child care to the poor. The Catholic...
A "Shut In" Farm
Story of the changes from rural to urban environment surrounding the Webster Withers mansion, built in about 1883 at 31st and Troost Avenues "to get away out on a farm."
A Gold Mine
January 15-21, 2004
Article describes a local civil rights tour proposed by Kansas Citian Anita Dixon. The tour includes a stop at the Green Duck Lounge, where African American activist, and founder of Freedom Incorporated,...
A New Place to Land
Article describes the transformation of the former BMA Tower at 31st Street and Southwest Trafficway into luxury condominiums ("a residential Ritz-Carlton"). Renamed One Park Place, the tower, designed...
A Spanish Type Building, Designed for High Class Shops, on Thirty-first Street
Illustration and caption about a new commercial building at 115 East 31st Street to be called the "Belva Shops," designed in Spanish architectural style by architects Shepard & Wiser and intended by owner...
Abstracts Collection Finding Aid
1832-1972 (bulk 1832-1890)
Assortment of abstracts, most of them for historical Kansas City areas, but a few are of other places. Documents are transcriptions or copies of transcriptions of the original documents. Abstracts include...
Artist Unveils Mural Depicting Life on Troost Avenue
September 8-14, 2006
Brief article reporting the unveiling of artist Alexander Austin's mural at 31st Street and Troost Avenue, depicting the history of the area.
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