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Aerial View of Downtown Kansas City
Aerial view of downtown Kansas City looking east. At the right side of the image is the Kansas City Power & Light Building, with Municipal Auditorium immediately to the west. To its left, in the bottom...
Bell Telephone Administration Building
Chapter about the original Telephone Building owned by Southwestern Bell Telephone Company on the northwest corner of 11th and Oak Streets. It was completed in 1919. Fourteen floors were added and completed...
Photo and bio of Charles Ferree, a Kansas City businessman born in Ohio in 1836 and becoming a Union officer in the Civil War and arriving in Kansas City in 1867, becoming secretary of the Kansas City...
Henry F. Hoit Is Dead: He Was Architect for City's Tallest Structures
Obituary for Henry Hoit, "an architect whose buildings have supplied a noteworthy contribution to the skyline of Kansas City," dying at the age of 78 "at the home, 838 West [58th Street]." Description...
Home Telephone Building
Postcard of the Home Telephone Company Building at 1018 Baltimore
Iris bed at the Harvey Ryan Residence, Raytown, Missouri. Ryan was a right-of-way agent for the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company.
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Kansas City Telephone Company
The Bell Telephone system absorbed the Kansas City Telephone Company's home system and issued a unified directory in the fall of 1921.
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Leader: Norman S. Stuckey
Photo and biographical article about Norman Stuckey, "Division Manager of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company" since 1965. Native of Ohio serving in World War II and moving to Saint Louis in 1962 before...
Missouri Democracy: A History of the Party and Its Representative Members--Past and Present
Biographical sketch of Clarence Farley, a former executive of the Cook Paint and Varnish Company and the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. He was born in Houston in 1895 and moved to Kansas City after...
Missouri: Special Limited Supplement
Photo and bio of Eugene Dutton Nims, or Eugene Nims, "president of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company" in Kansas City, born in Wisconsin in 1865 and coming here briefly in 1886 before joining the...
New Year's Day
New Year's Day Postcard
One City's "Ordeal by Strike": Kansas City, Mo.
Article about the costs to the local economy for various parties of recent labor strikes (involving labor unions clashing with the Kansas City Builders Association) and related delays, suspensions or removal...
April 4, 2014
Biographical article on Kansas City accountant, millionaire, and philanthropist James J. Lynn. Born in Louisiana in 1892, Lynn made his way to Kansas City in 1909 and subsequently took accounting jobs...
Remembrances of Things Past
Photo and description of the buildings at 11th and Oak Streets in 1923 including the Temple of the Congregation B'nai Jehudah and the Bell Telephone Company building (looking east from 11th and Oak Streets)....
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p056
North central part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms area from W. 23rd Street south to W. 25th Street and from Fairmount Avenue east to Holly Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p090
Southern part of early Kansas City in the Hyde Park area on the outskirts of Westport from about E. 39th Street south to E. 40th Street and from Main Street east to McGee Street, showing buildings, streets,...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1939-1958, Page p086
A portion of Kansas City from E. 14th Street south to Truman Road and from Oak Street east to Holmes, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining area.
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