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1. Wyandotte Street Wyandotte Street 1870 Early view identified as Wyandotte Street near 2nd Street looking north across the Missouri River.

2. Wyandotte Street Wyandotte Street 1870 Looking north along Wyandotte from 2nd. Shows cuts through bluffs and Missouri River.

3. Wyandotte Street Wyandotte Street 1871 Early view of Kansas City identified as Wyandotte Street looking north from the levee. Shows the cut and grading through the bluffs for the street.

4. Wyandotte Street Wyandotte Street April 1869 Early view of Kansas City identified as Wyandotte Street looking north from 3rd. Shows the grading of the street through the bluffs.

5. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photo and description of Conrad Mann, president of the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce in 1928 and about 1930 appointed "general chairman of the 'committee of 1000,' which prepared Kansas City's Ten-Year...

6. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photo and descriptions of Irwin Kirkwood, husband of Laura Kirkwood and son-in-law of William Rockhill Nelson "carr[ying] on The Star's fight for river navigation" after Nelson's death and engaged in the...

7. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet: Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photo of Bryce Smith, mayor of Kansas City starting in 1930 during the Pendergast machine era.

8. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Description of the Detention Home building for juvenile deliquents, located at 5th and Oak Streets.

9. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Several references and discussions about the park system.

10. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Bar graph and notes analyzing bond proposal failures at elections, roughly during the 1920s.

11. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photos of old City Hall standing and of its demolition in 1938.

12. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Description and photo of one of the city's third tallest building at the time.

13. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Photo of the "Old Municipal Market" being torn down with the old City Hall.

14. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Discussions and illustrations about the city government's Ten-Year Plan, the Depression-era budget for city projects.

15. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938

16. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan //1920 Chart of 1920-1931 bond elections.

17. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938 Building and maintenance programs undertaken by the city to combat unemployment.

18. West Terrace Park, Palisades West Terrace Park, Palisades Postcard of the Palisades at West Terrace Park

19. West Terrace Park, Palisades West Terrace Park, Palisades Postcard of the Palisades at West Terrace Park

20. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the northernmost section of the 30.56-acre West Terrace Park, acquired in 1900, between 8th, Jefferson, and Hereford Drive, and the West Bluffs, with photos and history.