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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Chamber of Commerce
Nettie Thompson Grove
Remediation Brings Rebirth at Old Amoco Refinery Site
June 9-15, 2006
The site of the old Amoco refinery in Sugar Creek is being put to a new use. The Bluffs at Sugar Creek, which opened in May, is a project of the Sugar Creek Community Development Corp. The business park...
Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.
Photo of "Scarritt Point, seen from Prospect Point, looking east."
Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners, Kansas City, Mo., Embracing Recommendations for the Establishment of a Park and Boulevard System for Kansas City
Photo of the existing appearance of the "West Bluffs," as seen from Union Depot, with an illustration of suggested improvements in the theme of the planned park and boulevard system.
Report of the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.
Photos from different angles of the "West Bluffs," in early plans of the park and boulevard system.
Believed to be an early view of the topography in the area that became Kansas City. Man is seen by what looks like a cave opening in the bluff.
Early view of the riverfront at Kansas City. Identified as showing the bluffs on the south side of the Missouri River, the streets of Delaware, Wyandotte, and Broadway area in view. Gillis House is partially...
Roanoke Park, Cozy Nook
Postcard of Cozy Nook in Roanoke Park
Roanoke Park, Roanoke Roadway
Postcard of Roanoke Roadway in Roanoke Park
Rooftop View At 3rd and Main
Rooftop view identified as looking east from 3rd and Main. Good example of street grading and lowering of bluffs. View includes primarily early residences.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page f008
Key to Sanborn Map of Kansas City, Vol. 1 (corrected to January 1907), showing Kansas City area bounded from the Kansas and Missouri State Line on the west, Cherry on the east, the Missouri River to the...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p012
Northern part of early Kansas City from W. 8th Street south to W. 10th Street and from Bluff Street east to Washington Street, showing buildings, railroad lines, and streets. Large numbers at edges of...
Postcard of the Savoy Hotel
SC164 KCPL Reference Hard to Find Collection
1980 – 2005, bulk 1990s
The materials within the KCPL Reference Hard to Find (HTF) Collection were compiled by Kansas City Public Library reference librarians and staff members to provide an easy to access source of information...
SC92 Dory DeAngelo Papers Finding Aid
Dory DeAngelo is a local author, historian, researcher, and longtime resident of Kansas City's Old Northeast neighborhood. She has written numerous books and articles about Kansas City history and has...
Stockyards, Kansas City
Looking northwest from West Bluffs at 20th over West Bottoms. Shows stockyards, Livestock Exchange Building, railroad yards, etc.
Looking east at elevated railway up the West Bluffs from the Mulberry Street in the West Bottoms.
Looking southeast from north side of incline in West Bottoms. Shows West Bluffs.
Looking west from south side of incline, on the West Bluffs, across the West Bottoms.
Looking northeast from railway entrance in West Bottoms towards West Bluffs. Shows car making its way along the incline.
Distant view looking northeast at incline, 8th Street Tunnel, and West Bluffs.
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