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1. America's Historic Stockyards: Livestock Hotels America's Historic Stockyards: Livestock Hotels 2005 This book looks at the history of U.S. stockyards. Kansas City is included in chapter 8. The text is well-documented with footnotes, a bibliography, glossary, and index.

2. Armour Company Armour Company Sketch of Armour Packing Company.

3. Armour Packing Company Armour Packing Company Postcard of the Kansas City Convention Hall and the plant of Armour & Co

4. Armour Packing Company Armour Packing Company Postcard of the Armour Packing Company Building

5. Biography of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (1890-1975), Baseball Player and Manager Biography of Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel (1890-1975), Baseball Player and Manager 1999

6. Biography of Kirkland B. Armour (1854-1901), Packing Plant Magnate Biography of Kirkland B. Armour (1854-1901), Packing Plant Magnate 2003

7. Designers' Showcase to Be in Roanoke Area Designers' Showcase to Be in Roanoke Area February 1977 Aticle about the eighth Designers' Showhouse, at 1008 Valentine Road, a Victorian mansion built in 1901-1902 for the family of Llewellyn James, general counsel for the Armour Packing Company and later...

8. Elevated Railway Tracks Elevated Railway Tracks 1888 View from the ground of the elevated railway tracks at the Armour Packing Company; located in the West Bottoms.

9. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Andrew Armour (1829-1892), or A. W. Armour, an executive partner of the Armour Packing Company in Kansas City. Description of his life and career as a native of New York coming to Kansas...

10. Flood Scene Flood Scene 1903 Unidentified building in West Bottoms; also shows Armour Meat Packing Company.

11. History of Kansas City, Missouri History of Kansas City, Missouri 1888 Biographical sketch of Simeon Brooks Armour, or Simeon Armour, co-founder of the Armour Packing Company (established in Kansas City in 1870 as "the packing-house of Plankinton & Armours"), born in New...

12. Hughes' Kansas City Views Hughes' Kansas City Views 1896 Photo of a "bird's eye view of the Kansas City Stock Yards, looking north," from 1874, including in the background the packing plant.

13. Installing Electric Plant Installing Electric Plant June 1899 The B-R Electric Company is installing a 1200 hp generator in the Armour Packing Company plant. In addition to the generator, 36 electric motors are being installed as well. Aside from the Metropolitan...

14. Jesse James, Bandit Jesse James, Bandit November/23/1898 Photos and biographical article about the late outlaw Jesse James (1847-1882) and his mother Zerelda Samuel and his son Jesse James, Jr. Description of Jesse Jr. as a 23-year-old in 1898 and living in...

15. Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance May//1886 Description of the meat packing business at the Stockyards with a "capacity" of "five hundred cattle and seven thousand hogs per diem."

16. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of George Tourtellot, a retired cattle rancher. Born in Massachusetts in 1846 and coming to Kansas City in 1871 as a Union Civil War veteran and clerk at the Armour Packing Company,...

17. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Simeon Brooks Armour, or Simeon Armour (1828-1899), co-founder and former president of the Armour Packing Company. Native of New York starting the company with John Plankinton in...

18. KCResources, page 86 KCResources, page 86

19. Kirk Armour Residence Kirk Armour Residence Postcard of the Kirk Armour home at Warwick and Armour

20. Manufacturing in Kansas City Manufacturing in Kansas City July//1903 Photo of the "packing room of the Butterine Department at Armour's."